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#2273315 - 03/20/17 08:24 PM Re: Perfect match [Re: Old School]
Old School Offline
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Getting a little bit closer!!


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Description: Ton of room!!!

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68 cuda formula S 588" bb 5sp 68 CHARGER R/T 500" 4SP
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70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (SUBLIME)
70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (PLUMCRAZY):TOO MUCH HORSEPOWER, IS ALMOST ENOUGH!

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#2273318 - 03/20/17 08:28 PM Re: Perfect match [Re: Old School]
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It looks like the exhaust pipes are going to be fun to make whistling
Good luck thumbs
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#2273328 - 03/20/17 08:44 PM Re: Perfect match [Re: Cab_Burge]
Old School Offline
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Originally Posted By Cab_Burge
It looks like the exhaust pipes are going to be fun to make whistling
Good luck thumbs


I have a guy that is looking forward to it. Really with the coil over suspension, I looks like there is a lot of room....
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68 cuda formula S 588" bb 5sp 68 CHARGER R/T 500" 4SP
70 CHARGER 580" 4SP
70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (SUBLIME)
70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (PLUMCRAZY):TOO MUCH HORSEPOWER, IS ALMOST ENOUGH!

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#2273468 - 03/21/17 12:03 AM Re: Perfect match [Re: Old School]
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Loc: Romeo MI
I know all about very little room... and this side
has all the room(I had to move the engine 1" to the
right)
wave


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#2273493 - 03/21/17 01:49 AM Re: Perfect match [Re: MR_P_BODY]
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Loc: North Carolina
heck it looks like it grew there......Todd
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#2273532 - 03/21/17 08:00 AM Re: Perfect match [Re: twayne24365]
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Loc: Pittsburgh PA
Originally Posted By twayne24365
how do you like the QuickTime bell?
I have one for my big block dart and was wondering if there are any problems as far as the fitment an linkage set up?


If someone starts another thread on the Quicktime Bell housing, I'll post my experience converting from a Lakewood to a Quicktime in my 'Cuda. I documented the whole process and have pictures and weights. I ran into all of the problems mentioned so far and a few extra ones for good measure. The thought of shaving a few pounds hooked me but it was a headache to convert and I'm still chasing down the last issues (I hope).
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#2273545 - 03/21/17 08:33 AM Re: Perfect match [Re: rumblefish72]
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Loc: Virginia Beach, VA
Originally Posted By rumblefish72
Originally Posted By twayne24365
how do you like the QuickTime bell?
I have one for my big block dart and was wondering if there are any problems as far as the fitment an linkage set up?


If someone starts another thread on the Quicktime Bell housing, I'll post my experience converting from a Lakewood to a Quicktime in my 'Cuda. I documented the whole process and have pictures and weights. I ran into all of the problems mentioned so far and a few extra ones for good measure. The thought of shaving a few pounds hooked me but it was a headache to convert and I'm still chasing down the last issues (I hope).
rumblefish72 l would love to hear about your experience with the quicktime bellhousing. I could add my experience to it too...
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68 cuda formula S 588" bb 5sp 68 CHARGER R/T 500" 4SP
70 CHARGER 580" 4SP
70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (SUBLIME)
70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (PLUMCRAZY):TOO MUCH HORSEPOWER, IS ALMOST ENOUGH!

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#2274336 - 03/22/17 02:56 PM Re: Perfect match [Re: Old School]
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Everything is fitting nice. Even around the z-bar clutch linkage. Ton of Room for headers! Recap: 588" 950 HP 860 TQ hoping for round 3000 pounds....


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68 cuda formula S 588" bb 5sp 68 CHARGER R/T 500" 4SP
70 CHARGER 580" 4SP
70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (SUBLIME)
70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (PLUMCRAZY):TOO MUCH HORSEPOWER, IS ALMOST ENOUGH!

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#2295811 - 04/28/17 08:25 PM Re: Perfect match [Re: Old School]
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Loc: Virginia Beach, VA
Getting even closer! At the exhaust shop getting custom stainless exhaust.2 1/8 to 2 1/4" with 3 1/2"collectors. Then three and a half inch into some Dynomax ultraflows. And 3 1/2" tailpipes out the back.

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#2295813 - 04/28/17 08:30 PM Re: Perfect match [Re: Old School]
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Registered: 03/12/09
Posts: 1088
Loc: Virginia Beach, VA
This is the tight passenger side done. Look at all that room around the spark plugs! I will have better plug access with this car, then any of my B bodies or E bodies


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68 cuda formula S 588" bb 5sp 68 CHARGER R/T 500" 4SP
70 CHARGER 580" 4SP
70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (SUBLIME)
70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (PLUMCRAZY):TOO MUCH HORSEPOWER, IS ALMOST ENOUGH!

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#2295905 - 04/28/17 11:25 PM Re: Perfect match [Re: Old School]
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Registered: 01/28/05
Posts: 3361
Loc: Charlotte, North Carolina
I don't know if it is just the pictures, but I don't like the tube angle going into the exhaust flanges. I understand that it is a tight fit, but it seems to be creating a very tight angle.


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#2295956 - 04/29/17 07:45 AM Re: Perfect match [Re: sgcuda]
Old School Offline
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Registered: 03/12/09
Posts: 1088
Loc: Virginia Beach, VA
It is a little bit of a tight angle. I don't see any other way to get that large of a tube or the spark plug Clearence and drop down under the chassis. It is definitely a compromise with this tight engine bay, kind of like a low Port EZ head is. It still is a good size tube...


Edited by Old School (04/29/17 07:48 AM)
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68 cuda formula S 588" bb 5sp 68 CHARGER R/T 500" 4SP
70 CHARGER 580" 4SP
70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (SUBLIME)
70 CUDA CONVERT 500" 5SP (PLUMCRAZY):TOO MUCH HORSEPOWER, IS ALMOST ENOUGH!

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#2296088 - 04/29/17 11:53 AM Re: Perfect match [Re: Old School]
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Looks great and will be a hand full on the street which is half the fun............ beer
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