Michael Galimi
July 1, 2009

Step By Step

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Mmfp_0907_23_z Dart_engine_modified_budget_upgrade Front_view
The ARP head bolts are torqued down, as well as the Comp non-adjustable guideplates.
Mmfp_0907_24_z Dart_engine_modified_budget_upgrade Front_view
After Lake found a set of correct length pushrods, he bolted on PRW 1.6 roller-rocker arms and adjusted them.
Mmfp_0907_25_z Dart_engine_modified_budget_upgrade Front_view
The engine was filled with oil. Lake used a drill to turn the oil pump and create 60 psi of oil pressure in order to prime the engine.
Mmfp_0907_26_z Dart_engine_modified_budget_upgrade Front_view
A Professional Products single-plane intake manifold fit nicely and lined up with the 195cc ports.

On The Dyno

  • 363ci (4.125 bore x 3.400 stroke)
  • Dart Pro1 195cc Cylinder Heads
  • Single-Plane intake manifold
  • Kooks 2-inch headers
  • Demon 650 with 1-inch spacer
  • 9.7:1 compression
  • Hydraulic Roller Camshaft

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