Engine Swap Slant 6 to small block

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Dgc333
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Re: Engine Swap Slant 6 to small block

Postby Dgc333 » Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:11 pm

bear wrote:BULL ! Every Holley I've ever taken out of the box was waaay out of adjustment and needed messing with before the car would run right . That's "if" the vehicle started at all . Even after it's set up you can count on messing with it for as long as you own it . As for Eddy's ? I've only had two out of countless install's be out of adjustment out of the box . Any vehicle I've ever put them on weather I fine tuned them to the motor or just set them up , was once they were on you'd forget about ever having to mess with it again .


The newer Street Avenger Holleys are pretty much spot on out of the box.

I have a 670 on my 360 that I installed in 2005 (50,000 miles ago) that required a slight idle mixture adjustment, idle speed adjustment and choke adjustment and hasn't been touched since.

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Re: Engine Swap Slant 6 to small block

Postby Superbee500 » Thu Apr 02, 2015 8:51 pm

Its not very often you buy a performance anything that will work out of the box.
Carborators especially 9 times out of 10 people buy the wrong one, its usually way to big.

I set up the race Demon on my car on the dyno and other than tuning for weather at the track I have never touched it, same as all the Holly's I have had on past projects. Buy the one right part and its a lot easier.
That being said I used an eldelbrock on my old Road Runner and it worked fine, very mild motor the car drove great and had good throttle response.

Buy what you are most comfortable using


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Re: Engine Swap Slant 6 to small block

Postby stroked340 » Fri Apr 03, 2015 9:23 am

bear wrote:
stroked340 wrote:You guys putting down the holley..do you know how to tune them??..i'll bet you don't :roll: :roll: i had a Edelbrock on one of my dusters when i bought it guess where it ended up..that right in the trash where they belong,from a performance standpoint they come no where near what you'll get out of a properly tune holley or in my case Quickfuel...

I've got over 30 years of building , racing and driving these type's of vehicles . I think I know how to tune a carb . Maybe it wasn't that eddy you threw out , it was the person working on the car ?


Seriously doubt it...anytime you want to see a Holley tuned properly performing as they should look me up in the pits at the track...

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Re: Engine Swap Slant 6 to small block

Postby Sneke_Eyez » Fri Apr 03, 2015 9:38 am

I don't think this thread should devolve into an argument about carb choice - obviously we have differing opinions here.
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Re: Engine Swap Slant 6 to small block

Postby bear » Fri Apr 03, 2015 10:06 am

Sneke_Eyez wrote:I don't think this thread should devolve into an argument about carb choice - obviously we have differing opinions here.

Well said Ryan . I was just about to say a few things , But your 100 % right . I'll be a good boy and keep me mouth shut . :D This "should" be about helping out with this swap .

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Re: Engine Swap Slant 6 to small block

Postby Superbee500 » Sat Apr 04, 2015 3:03 pm

I don't think anyone ment any harm or disrespect

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Re: Engine Swap Slant 6 to small block

Postby JBear » Sun Apr 05, 2015 9:31 pm

well that was an interesting discussion on carburetors. We can discuss more when I get to the milestone of cab selection. The heads are just about ready to go back on the block. I cleaned up the casting mismatch and any 'boogers' that were in the exhaust and intake chambers.

I will be ordering the headers (Hooker Competition) and a cam this week.

I've got my Tapatalk working on my phone again, so pictures will be posted tonight.
-Mark
1967 Dodge Dart GT Convertible, /6
-Prior Mopars: '89 Ram 100, '94 Dakota extended cab, 2000 Dakota Quad cab

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Re: Engine Swap Slant 6 to small block

Postby JBear » Sun Apr 05, 2015 9:39 pm

I am going to paint the block the factory P4349218 Red that they used on 318's in 1967.
What primer do you recommend (VHT?)

VHT does not make the Mopar red, but I can get the Mopar red from Summit.(Mopar Performance Enamel Engine Paints P4349218AB)

How many cans would I need?
-Mark
1967 Dodge Dart GT Convertible, /6
-Prior Mopars: '89 Ram 100, '94 Dakota extended cab, 2000 Dakota Quad cab

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Re: Engine Swap Slant 6 to small block

Postby moparmike » Mon Apr 06, 2015 9:03 am

You can use any primer as long as it's compatible with your topcoat (ie. Enamel or lacquer). Three cans should be more than enough to do intake, block and oil pan. The Mopar paint is good but takes a few coats to cover completely. Don't put any more paint on than necessary to make it look nice, less is more here.
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Re: Engine Swap Slant 6 to small block

Postby JBear » Fri Jun 12, 2015 11:41 am

Here are some pictures. Progress is slow but moving forward


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-Mark
1967 Dodge Dart GT Convertible, /6
-Prior Mopars: '89 Ram 100, '94 Dakota extended cab, 2000 Dakota Quad cab


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