Photos in the “Dragster” Album
- Description: Car owner and builder, Rick Aldrup
446 C.I. Engine, producing 400 plus HP
1968 197 inch wheel base, John Shoemaker Chassis out of Sacramento California. Ex-Top Fuel Dragster that ran 392 hemi engines, John change over to run a short shaft 727 Trans and Big Block or Raise Block Mopar.
1969 440 6 pack engine bored 4.350 in. TRW - Forged Dome Top – 13 to 1; .30 over pistons to 446 C.I with Molly rings, Rods were shot beaded, and reconditioned, crank ground 10/10, and Balance. Block; Vat-ted, shot beaded, new cam bearing, and deck clean-up .011 Heads were 906’s milled .060 thousands, three angle valve job. pistons, Rings.
Edelbrock 440 Intake Manifold, Torker II, Single Plane, Aluminum, Natural, Square Bore, Chrysler.
COMP Cams Solid Lifter Flat Tappet cam. 585 lift, duration 275 at .50 lift, intake and exhaust.
Holley model 4150 850 CFM carburetor. Duel Holley 50cc Accelerator Pump Conversion. No choke, duel feed center hung fuel bowl, & fuel gauge.
Hooker Header ultimate in high performance headers and exhaust systems.
Mopar Performance Electronic, Magnetic Pickup, Mechanical advance. Mopar Performance Ignition Controller, Mopar Chrome ECU, Chrome ignition controllers good through 8,000 rpm. And Control Wiring Harness Electronic. Mallory Ignition Coil, Oil Filled, Chrome, 58,000 V. Acell Custom Fit Wire Set 9 mm Spark Plug Wire Set
ARP Cylinder Head & Rod Bolts, and Mopar Oil Pan Windage Tray, from Summit Racing.
Cloyes Street True Roller Timing Chains and Mopar Bronze Distributor gear, from Summit Racing.
Rears wheels and tires. Center Lines Wheels, 16 X 10, Backspacing 2.31 inch. With Goodyear 28 inch high, 14 wide.
B&M Torque Converter 9’ with 5000 stall. A-727 short shaft transmission with, Mopar TransGo TF-2 Shift Kit item #727-TF2. 1962 and up. Ideal for applications that, provides quicker shifts, eliminates 2-3 overlap, and 4 front frictions, 4 rear frictions, 7 steels, gasket and seal kit, bushing kit, spring and roller kit for the overrunning clutch, filter and a seal up kit. B&M Red solid kick down band. Billet steel 4.2 kickdown lever.
- By: Mopar446
- Number of photos: 45
- Updated: Wed Nov 25, 2009 3:28 pm
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