i have a '65 cuda.
once i sell my dart i was planning on spending some on the cuda to make it handle. ie project green brick. any pit falls i should look out for?
any suggestions to improve handling?
remember i'm not on every day especially right now.
It really depends on how much money you have to spend, but after getting the brakes up to the task you will need bigger torsion bars, heavier rear springs, sway bars, and quality shocks. Then wheels and tires. Make sure the supension is rebuilt with good parts and that the steering is tight.
just what jim said, disk are mandatory, and about 60% of how well your car handles is depicted by the tires, also go for a 17 inch wheel, its more expensive but it will eliminate allot of the slop, big wide tire really help, im not sure what size you would be able to fit in a cuda, but a 15 inch rim with 4.25 backspacing basically works on everything, with this rim, 245 fit on late darts easily but i had to trim my 235s on my duster, they hit the back of the wheel well,
go to an auto shop that has allot of old or junk tires laying around and ask if you can try some out, the only tires you can get bigger than a 225 in a 15 inch rim are Goodyear t/a tractions and Yokohama avid s/t, i went with the yokos and they are amazing, these tire lock up harder in the rain than my older 205s did on dry pavement
use tire rack to search for great tires
i would really recommend going to a 17 inch rim, the tire choices are endless for super high performance tires plus allot less sidwall