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Pushrod Angle W2 340

Tech Question Steve Ridgway, Antioch, CA, 70 Dodge Challenger 340 A 340 block and W2 heads, Crane solid roller cam andlifters, Mopar alum. roller tip unbushed offset rockers. I am worried aboutthe pushrod angle. Will this engine…

Fuel For ’71 ‘Cuda

Tech Question Terje Carlin, Uddevalla, Sweden, 1971 Plymouth Cuda 340 Hi! I have in my garage a '71 Cuda 340 with only 30,000 miles on the meter. It has been stored in a garage since '76 and I am about to make it for use in the…

340 To 416 Durability

Tech Question Scott Lorbiecki, Wausau, WI, 1970 Plymouth Cuda 340 I was reading the article: Thar she blows. I have a '70 340stroked out to a 416. Should I have concerns about blowing that block up?Will the stock main caps with ARP…

’69 Vs. ’73 340

Tech Question I have recently purchased two 340 blocks. One is '69 and the other a '73. Both came to me with cranks. I couldntpass on either deal and figured I could sell the one I don't keep. Thequestion....which should I keep?…

340 Ticking Noise

Tech Question Dave Darke, Cambridge, ON Canada, 1973 Plymouth Barracuda 340 I started up my car for the first time since the winter months and it seems that I now have a ticking sound like a sticking lifter. Is there something I…

Crank Register

Tech Question Dave Bertrand, Hamilton, Canada, 1972 Plymouth Scamp 340 I have a 1972 Scamp. The car has 1970 340 with a 904automatic and a 8.75 sure grip with 3:23.1. I plan on installing a 833 4speed trans. My question is: Do all…

340 Ignition Upgrade

Tech Question Kyle Johnson, Lowell, MI, 1971 Plymouth Duster 340 Im looking at upgrading my existing OE points distributor tothe factory style electronic ignition on my 340. My question is thedifference of the standard "orange" box…

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