My Mopar 440 cid 1st startup
My Mopar 440 cid initial start-up after we rebuilt it in automotive class
at Fayetteville Technical Community College in N.C. Installed all new parts
and bored .030. I put this engine in my 1969 Dodge Coronet Super Bee.
SLANT 6 Mopar or No Car!
Mopars and very attractive women.....Mopars Kicking ASS! What more can you
If you like what you hear, come and visit me at CDBaby! In case anyone is
curious, yes, I've owned tons of Mopar products! There is a SRT4 in my
driveway right now. I've had Coronet R/T's, Challenger RT, Demon's, 300's,
SRT8's, I love em all! And I have no problem with other cool Musclecars.
I even own a Buick with a V6 that is fairly quick......
However....I loves me Mother Mopar!
My 1971 Chrysler Newport Custom
Description of my 1971 chrysler newport custom. And comparason of 383 chevy
small block and 383 chrysler big block engines.Includes music from George
Frideric Handels' Music for the Royal Fireworks & The Water Music.
1965 Dodge Coronet - Homebuilt Big Block Mopar
Here's a photo and video summary of my Dodge Coronet. See my other videos
for the engine specs, but any questions, just ask. This is pretty much
home-built except for the paint job! Looking forward to the next Mopar
project, whenever/whatever that might be, but still a little ways to go on
Shot with a Panasonic DMC-ZS3, and any pixelation in the video is due to
the way I converted the raw file from .mov to .wmv so I could work in
Windows Movie Maker. Could have been a little better...
1967 Chrysler Newport First Start After Sitting For 20 Years
I went to check out this car because it was advertised as having a
"valuable 440" which I wanted to rebuild and put in my 73 Challenger. When
I got there I found out it was a 383 2 bbl car in incredible shape with
69990 original miles. It had belonged to his grandfather and was parked in
1990/1991 and never started since, nor was it ever registered in anyone
else's name, so I am technically the second owner. It wasn't what I came
for but I had to take it home.
This is a video diary of getting this great old girl running and will
probably only be enjoyed by true car enthusiasts.
November 28, 2012 Update: I haven't been here in quite a while and at
first I was a bit dismayed that there are so many lonely aholes in our
world and how they tend to flock to the internet. I considered pulling the
video but realized there are many people who enjoyed it and that is who I
posted it for.
To all of those experts who know so much more than the rest of us please
keep your negative comments to yourself.
To those of you who say I should have done more before trying to start, I
- The previous owner had pulled the car out of the field with a tractor and
his buddy "may have" put the car in gear to slow it down. If the rings
were rusted the engine could have been destroyed by that action alone,
there was some resistance when I turned the crank pulley over by hand and I
was surprised it turned over that easily, but with the engine sitting that
long the rings would not be sealing to build up pressure in the cylinders.
Therefore I concluded that there was no rusting/seizing so no risk of
cylinder wall damage, or that the engine was possibly toast due to
- The oil was not milky, still "felt" oily and I only planned on running
the engine 2-3 minutes to get it off the trailer and onto my hoist to do
all the fluids, so I determined it had enough viscosity left to protect it
for a short period of time.
- Even an old fuel filter will stop any major contaminants from reaching
the carb. So why spend a bunch of money, with the steps I took the chance
of me causing any damage at all was miniscule.
For those who were so concerned about our safety, come on. We grew up on a
farm before the days of fuel injection and many farm vehicles do not get
regularly started so this is a very common practice. The risk is MINIMAL
and calculated, note that there is a fire extinguisher at 8:43 in the lower
left corner on the trailer. The jerry can is very full by design, gas
liquid does not ignite but the vapours do, note that when the gas starts to
come out of the spigot that the top of the jerry can is full of gas, not
fumes! I don't believe at any time was my brothers face over the carb,
these big old girls are so big you pretty well have to stand in the engine
compartment to do that. We did our best to slowly feed the engine as
little gas as possible to avoid flooding the engine and possibly causing
her to backfire.
Anyways, I guess I shouldn't feel like I need to defend myself against a
bunch of morons who obviously have nothing better to do with their time
than to creep youtube videos so they can leave moronic comments that allow
them to feel all high and mighty ... but at least it might stop a few from
wasting our time as we try to enjoy videos of common interest.
Thanks to all for the positive comments and feedback.
69 Dodge Charger 383 fly-by
after owning it for 10 years my 1969 Dodge Charger is on the road.Still
working the bugs out but listen to that 383 Magnum.It's backed by a 727
Torque Flight automatic and a 3.23 Sure Grip.
72 Challenger First Start 383 Stroker
My dad is building himself a nice 72 Challenger. This is the first start
after putting the motor back in post build. I am still pretty bad at
editing so please forgive.
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1965 DODGE POLARA COUPE
All original glass
Working analog clock and interior lights
Working fender blinkers
Clear reverse lights
All original chrome trim and bumpers
17,800 original miles
All numbers matching drive train (original)
Never been wrecked
Factory AM/FM radio
Factory day/night mirror
Factory hub caps included
New dual turboExhaust
New tires and wheels
Cigarette lighter and ash tray never used
Glove box in perfect condition
Rail head super shop disc brakes simulators
This car is unreal check out the photos and the video
It runs and drives like a brand new car
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This was just are breaking in the cam on the run-stand.