MY 1968 Dart with forged 6.1 Hemi and Kenne Bell
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    MY 1968 Dart with forged 6.1 Hemi and Kenne Bell

    I'm building a street hot rod (street/strip car)68 Dodge dart. I have all the suspension complete (coil overs all the way around, 4 link, rack and pinion steering, built 727 manual reverse valve body, 9.5" converter, custom stainless 2" stepped headers, 325/50/15 Mt drag radials, 2005 truck ECU, 15 gal fuel cell with eliminator fuel pump, wilwoods on all 4 corners)

    AJ supplied complete 6.1 from top to bottom
    Dave Webber supplied 6.1 ported heads, 625 PAC springs, retainers, push rods, cometic .051 gaskets, custom 230/239 603 lift on a 113, forged drop in pistons with rings.
    Edelbrock E-force supercharger running a 9-10 lbs

    I have not been happier with AJ and Webber on this build.. Popeyes Hemi (Jeff) will help me do the pistons and cam next wk... I'm looking to have it tuned by mid April.. Not sure what it's gonna run nor do I really care.. I'm sure it will get in the low 10's possibly 9's if I can get the bugs worked out. Hoping to go hang out with u guys at some events and run the local test and tune.. and most importantly beat up on ujokin!

    With 10lbs of boost I hope to be over the 625-650 rwhp range.. thoughts?
    68 Dart
    Gen 3 Hemi
    Kenne Bell S/C 10lbs boost
    Full weight
    Tubular K fram , rack and pinion steering, coil overs
    custom tri 4 link, 3.50 gears, ford 9", detroit locker, 325/50/25 MT drag radials
    sub fram connectors, 8.50 molly cage..

    If I get 9.80 I'd be super happy!






















    Jason

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    Nice car. Very nice choice of engines. One day one will find a spot in my car

    Troy


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    nice ride looks like a lot of fun

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    nice, dont ya just love those big prodjects. by the way, who's front end id that?

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    I love this type of project... The front end is one that my buddy made for me. He has been r&d ing it die the past yr... Very nice set up.

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    That's one sick looking motor.
    Eric Bremer
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    1968 Dodge Dart 440 Big Block, Edelbrock Performer RPM Heads, Performer RPM intake, Holley 770 CFM Street Avenger, .541/.538 lift hydraulic roller cam, Harland Sharp 1.6 Ratio Roller Rockers..Crane Roller lifters..580 Final lift, MSD pro-billet distributor, MSD ignition, 355 Auburn Suregrip 8 3/4 rear end.



    1977 Dodge Aspen R/T...318...4 speed tranny with 355 gears in a 8 1/4" rear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bremereric View Post
    That's one sick looking motor.
    Thx man.. I'm really excited to get this party started!

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    That is some premium Dart porn right there! Nice work

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    Got some work done today... Mocked up my new Dash with gauges, finished up the wiring under the dash, took out my fuel cell and painted the inside of the trunk, and installed all door panels, and arm rest... Oh and mocked up the 2" primary TTi headers which fit great.. a little close to the min starter but fit nice.





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    Long Long day yesterday... I finished up the steering.. I had to install a couple of flaming river u joints and some double D shafting.. looks real nice though. I installed the headers, finished up all wiring, completed my fuel system, installed TC bolts and transmission bolts, mounted alt., started the mock up on the TTi 3" X pipe exhaust... today we will finish up the exhaust, hard mount the supercharger, and finish up making the alumn shroud.

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    If that thing weighs around 3000lbs with you in it, you should have your goal covered. Any glass on the car like hood? Anyway super bad Dart and the color combo is one of my all time favorites!

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    No glass. All metal....

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    Lots of good work done today... i'm thinking I will be able to fire her up this wkend... started mocking up the heat exchanger and tranny cooler, hard mounted the supercharger, drilled CTP oil filler, changed some of the Kenne Bell fittings and hoses out with nice AN fittings and hose, cut a square in the front of my bumper for the inter cooler, put new springs on front, painted front calipers red to match rear, etc.. Still need to finish up X pipe back, run more hoses, mount remote oil filter, etc.






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    This damn thing is never ending! I'm over it already! It's a grand $ every time I turn to look... Yuck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SRT View Post
    This damn thing is never ending! I'm over it already! It's a grand $ every time I turn to look... Yuck!


    The curse of the big block Dart.

    Don't ya just love it? But it will all be worth it once it's finished and you get to drive the beast.

    Awesome build. Good Luck.

    BTW what are you gonna run for a fan, mechanical or electric? Looks like you have more room than I do with my RB in my 68.

    codfish


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    11.09 @ 119.4 in FULL street trim at a slim 3800 lbs

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    Oh and what about the dash? Where's it from? A one off item?

    codfish


    DRIVE A HYBRID.* I NEED YOUR GAS!!!



    11.09 @ 119.4 in FULL street trim at a slim 3800 lbs

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    I'm running an electric fan with a custom shroud.. the dash was made by cash10 on FABO site... same brother that made the rocky mt dashes.

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    Dash is looking good I must say. Had a stand alone power steering 8 rib bracket and pulley fabbed up today so I could clear the tensioner with the belt. Made a nice fan shroud that just barely clears by .5"... Getting close!
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    I get to start this thing up tomorrow.. fingers crossed I buttoned up the bottom end correctly...... I'll be sure and get some video.. every excited to say the least.

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    Hope all goes smooth for you! that thing looks amazing!
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