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Mopar suspension and brakes questions submitted by our readers and answered by our technical editors.

Internal Bleeding

Internal Bleeding Bob Johnson, Pittsburgh, PA, 1968 Dodge Charger 440 Rick, thanks for providing all of the useful tech articles on moparaction.com - I'm sure you are busy, but I was hoping you could point me in the right direction on an…

Swaps 101

Swaps 101 Josh Watson, Addison, NY, 1964 Plymouth valiant V200 , 225 I have a 64 Valiant V-200 with the original 225 slant with the push button auto, I'm working on an engine swap, which is a 273 with slight mods which include a…

Best Subframe Connector

Tech Question Tom Cardwell, Leesburg, VA, 1974 Plymouth Duster 225 Which type of subframe connector do you think isbetter/stronger - the ones which are contoured to the floorpan of the car(from US Auto Body) or the square type from…

‘Cuda Handling

Tech Question Magnus Wallner, Stockholm, Sweden, 1972 Plymouth Cuda 340 I'm restoring and hopefully improving my 340 6pak 'Cuda, and since it's only gonna be a road car, I wanna improve handling as much as I can (afford). I have acquired…

Brake Removal ’64 Belvedere

Tech Question Pete Helm, Minneapolis, MN, 1964 Plymouth Belvedere 318 Hi Rick, I'm having a heck of a time getting the frontdrum brakes off the '64 Belvedere I own. This is the fist time I haveattempted the removal of them. I am…

DOT 5 Brake Fluid Switch

Tech Question Gary Boak, Chilliwack, BC, Canada, 1969 Dart Swinger 340 I notice in the April 04 issue you say that DOT 5 brakefluid can be used without flushing the system. Everything I have heard andread states that Dot 5 does not…

B-Body Sub Frame Connectors

Tech Question matt daly, nyssa, OR, 1973 Plymouth Sattellite 400 Do 1973 B-bodies require subframe connectors for highhorsepower engines? If so, do you know where to purchase bolt on connectors? Bolt-on connectors are…

’73 Dodge Disc Brake Interchange

Tech Question Dave Black, Warren, MI, 71 Dodge Charger Disk Brakes Hello. Will the disk brake set up spindles,upper lowercontrol arms from a 73 Dodge Charger fit other makes and model cars? If sowhat make, model, and year? Thank…

’68 Fury III Handling Upgrade

Tech Question David Gibson, Charlotte, NC, 1968 Plymouth Fury III Convertible 318 I'd like to have better than stock handling for my 1968Plymouth Fury III Convertible. I'm looking at adding a 1-1/8" frontanti-sway bar and a 7/8"…