Posts Tagged ‘hemi’

The Black Mariah – Happiness is Driving This Triple Black 1966 Dodge Coronet 440 Street Hemi

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

The story is a familiar one. In this case, one W.E. Richards from Diamond, Ohio, buys a brand new, triple black, 1966 Dodge Coronet 440 from Ravenna, Ohio’s Martin Motors and transforms it into a weekend warrior. Of course, the fun (a 1/4-mile at a time) lasts just as long as the 10.3:1 compression, Code H/381 B-426/425-HP, dual quad, street Hemi engine, which is capable of turning 12.40s at 117.00 while competing in the NHRA B/Stock class. However, those E-ticket rides came to a screeching halt once the street Hemi (with just 11,026 miles on the odometer) spun a rod bearing. In the end, the ’66 got parked, and it was eventually forgotten. (more…)

Muscle Car Garage – Highlights from Our Readers Muscle Car Projects

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

It’s amazing how slick and smooth these modified muscle cars we build look when they are completed, but what about the painstaking effort that goes into building them? To remind folks of the massive amount of work that goes into crafting a heavily modified and deeply detailed muscle car, we have brought you “Muscle Car Garage.” MCC is a new section in Muscle Car Power Magazine that allows our readers a sneak peek at what is being created in garages and shops across the country. (more…)