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brads70:
I got the idea from a post over on Moparts and expanded it some. I thought it might be useful  to see what others are doing in the way of making our cars handle better? Mopar owners seem to be more interested in making their cars handle now that there are more parts available than ever before.

Just copy and paste below and fill it in. Include a picture of your car at the bottom!


Entry/Update Date:

Model:

Year:

Total Weight: w/ wo  driver? :

4 corner weights if possible:  LF              RF

                                               LR              RR

Application: (Show, Daily Driver,  Autocross, road cource, Dedicated Race car, Drag ? )

Engine Package briefly:

Estimate HP: FW or RWHP

Trans:

Speed:

Gears:

Rear end  Ratio:

Rear end Type: Sure Grip, Detroit, Spool, Open , Dana 60, 8 3/4?



Front Tire Size Brand Model:

Front Rim width:

Rear tire Size Brand Model:

Rear Rim Width:

FRONT SUSPENSION

Aftermarket Front End brand:

Coil Rate:

Front Shocks:

spindle type? , stock/aftermaket? :

aftermarket front hubs? :

Front Sway bar Dia:

Torsion bar diameter:

Bump steer measurements:

REAR SUSPENSION

Aftermarket rear suspension brand:

Coil rate:

Shocks:

Rear Leaf Suspension brand/ Rate:

Shocks:

Rear Sway bar Dia:

Front Brakes:

Rotor Dia Width:

Caliper-Pistons:

Brake pad brand:

Cooling Ducts:

Rear Brakes :

Drum Size Dia Width:

Rotor Dia:

Rotor width:

Brake pad/shoe brand:

[b} Caliper- Pistons :


Master cylinder brand/aplication:

Master cylinder diameter:

Stock pedals y/n :

Power brakes y/n :
 type ? hydroboost, stock?:

Manual brakes:


Chassis

Subframe Connectors:

Torque Boxes:

Roll bar, Roll Cage:

Aftermarket stiffeners:

Comments:



1. Best above improvement:

2. Least effective above improvement

3.Future upgrades?

4. Above car handles IMO on a 1-10 ( 10 best Viper, 1 stock):

brads70:
Entry/Update Date:  August 3 2012

Model: Dodge Challenger

Year:  1970

Total Weight: w/ wo  driver? :  To be updated

4 corner weights if possible:  LF              RF

                                               LR              RR

Application: Show, Daily Driver,  Autocross,

Engine Package briefly:  451" stroker, roller hyd cam, fully ported Mopar Stage 6 heads

Estimate HP: FW  540 est.

Trans:  4L60 Keisler auto OD

Speed: 4 speed auto

Gears:  3.06:1 First
            1.63:1 Second
            1.00:1 Third
            0.70:1 Fourth

Rear end  Ratio: 3:55

Rear end Type:  Dana 60 with tru trac, b-body width, 1 inch offset hangers



Front Tire Size Brand Model:  Firestone Indy 500,   235 /60 / 15

Front Rim width: 7"

Rear tire Size Brand Model:  Firestone Indy 500 , 255/60/15

Rear Rim Width: 8"

FRONT SUSPENSION

Aftermarket Front End brand:

Coil Rate:

Front Shocks:  Bilstein RCD

spindle type? , stock/aftermaket? : 1973 C-Body stock spindle
 
aftermarket front hubs? : stock replacement rotor, drilled, slotted

Front Sway bar Dia:  Hotchkis 1 1/4" hollow stock replacemnet

Torsion bar diameter: 1.120 Firm Feel

Bump steer measurements:  .047" in 3" of upward spindle movement

REAR SUSPENSION

Aftermarket rear suspension brand:

Coil rate:

Shocks:

Rear Leaf Suspension brand/ Rate:  Hyperco composite 225lb rate

Shocks: Bilstein RCD

Rear Sway bar Dia: Hotchkis tubular 13/16"

Front Brakes:  stock 1973 C-Body rotors , drilled, slotted

Rotor Dia Width: 11.750 dia. x 1 1/4" thick

Caliper-Pistons:  Stock Viper Brembo 4 piston

Brake pad brand: EBC yellowstuff

Cooling Ducts:

Rear Brakes : DrDiff  10.7 rear disc brake kit, upgrades drilled, slotted

Drum Size Dia Width:

Rotor Dia: 10.7

Rotor width:

Brake pad/shoe brand: as supplied by DrDiff?

[b} Caliper- Pistons : Ford Cobra single piston


Master cylinder brand/aplication:

Master cylinder diameter: 1 1/32 bore manual brakes

Stock pedals y/n : yes

Power brakes y/n : no
 type ? hydroboost, stock?:

Manual brakes:  yes


Chassis

Subframe Connectors:  yes

Torque Boxes:  yes front and rear

Roll bar, Roll Cage:  no

Aftermarket stiffeners: US Car Tool cowl/innear fender brace

Comments:



1. Best above improvement: getting rid of bump steer

2. Least effective above improvement

3.Future upgrades? Hydroboost brakes with 1 1/8" bore Master cylinder

4. Above car handles IMO on a 1-10 ( 10 best Viper, 1 stock):  7



thedodgeboys:
Entry/Update Date:  8-3-12

Model:  Dodge Challenger

Year:  1970

Total Weight: w/ wo  driver? :

4 corner weights if possible:  LF              RF

                                               LR              RR

Application: Show, Daily Driver,  Autocross, Drag Race &  General fun  :burnout:

Engine Package briefly:  Stock 6.1 Hemi

Estimate HP: FW or RWHP 420 at the wheels

Trans:  T56 Magnum 6-Speed

Speed:

Gears: 

Rear end  Ratio: 4.10

Rear end Type: Sure Grip, moser housing 8 3/4?



Front Tire Size Brand Model:

Front Rim width:

Rear tire Size Brand Model:

Rear Rim Width:

FRONT SUSPENSION

Aftermarket Front End brand:  RMS alterktion coil over springs

Coil Rate:  450lba

Front Shocks:  Ajustable QA1's

spindle type? , stock/aftermaket? : Mustang II type

aftermarket front hubs? :  Wilwood

Front Sway bar Dia: .95

Torsion bar diameter:

Bump steer measurements:

REAR SUSPENSION leafs

Aftermarket rear suspension brand: Hotchkis

Coil rate:

Shocks:  Ajustable QA1's

Rear Leaf Suspension brand/ Rate:

Shocks:

Rear Sway bar Dia: .75?

Front Brakes:

Rotor Dia Width:

Caliper-Pistons:

Brake pad brand:

Cooling Ducts:

Rear Brakes :

Drum Size Dia Width:

Rotor Dia:

Rotor width:

Brake pad/shoe brand:

[b} Caliper- Pistons :


Master cylinder brand/aplication:

Master cylinder diameter:

Stock pedals y/n :

Power brakes y/n :
 type ? hydroboost, stock?:

Manual brakes:


Chassis

Subframe Connectors:

Torque Boxes:

Roll bar, Roll Cage:

Aftermarket stiffeners:

Comments:



1. Best above improvement:

2. Least effective above improvement

3.Future upgrades?

4. Above car handles IMO on a 1-10 ( 10 best Viper, 1 stock):

70Challengerrestomod:

Entry/Update Date: 8/6/12

Model: Dodge Charger

Year: 1969

Total Weight: w/ wo  driver? :

4 corner weights if possible:  LF              RF

                                               LR              RR

Application: (Show, Daily Driver,  Autocross, road cource, Dedicated Race car, Drag ? ) Driver

Engine Package briefly: 440, 800cfm carb, performer RPM intake, mild cam, TTI exhaust

Estimate HP: FW or RWHP: 400?

Trans: 727

Speed:

Gears:

Rear end  Ratio: 3.55

Rear end Type: Sure Grip, Detroit, Spool, Open , Dana 60, 8 3/4? 8 3/4 sure grip



Front Tire Size Brand Model: BFG  Gforce KDW2 245/40/18

Front Rim width: 8

Rear tire Size Brand Model: BFG Gforce KDW2 285/40/18

Rear Rim Width: 10

FRONT SUSPENSION

Aftermarket Front End brand: Hotchkis TVS setup

Coil Rate:

Front Shocks: Edelbrock IAS

spindle type? , stock/aftermaket? : 73 A body

aftermarket front hubs? : Wilwood

Front Sway bar Dia: 1 3/8"

Torsion bar diameter: 1.03"

Bump steer measurements:

REAR SUSPENSION

Aftermarket rear suspension brand: Hotchkis TVS setup

Coil rate:

Shocks:

Rear Leaf Suspension brand/ Rate: Hotchkis 160lb rate

Shocks: Edelbrock IAS

Rear Sway bar Dia: !"

Front Brakes: Wilwood

Rotor Dia Width: 10.75

Caliper-Pistons: 4 piston

Brake pad brand: Wilwood

Cooling Ducts:

Rear Brakes : Drum

Drum Size Dia Width: 11

Rotor Dia:

Rotor width:

Brake pad/shoe brand:

[b} Caliper- Pistons :


Master cylinder brand/application: Wilwood

Master cylinder diameter: 7/8

Stock pedals y/n : yes

Power brakes y/n : yes
 type ? hydroboost, stock?: Hydroboost

Manual brakes:


Chassis

Subframe Connectors: Hotchkis

Torque Boxes:

Roll bar, Roll Cage:

Aftermarket stiffeners:

Comments:



1. Best above improvement: Hydroboost

2. Least effective above improvement:

3.Future upgrades? 13" Baer brakes front and rear, gear vendors overdrive, and aluminum heads

4. Above car handles IMO on a 1-10 ( 10 best Viper, 1 stock): 6
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brads70:

--- Quote from: 70Challengerrestomod on August 06, 2012 - 04:02:00 pm ---
Entry/Update Date: 8/6/12

Model: Dodge Charger

Year: 1969

Total Weight: w/ wo  driver? :

4 corner weights if possible:  LF              RF

                                               LR              RR

Application: (Show, Daily Driver,  Autocross, road cource, Dedicated Race car, Drag ? ) Driver

Engine Package briefly: 440, 800cfm carb, performer RPM intake, mild cam, TTI exhaust

Estimate HP: FW or RWHP: 400?

Trans: 727

Speed:

Gears:

Rear end  Ratio: 3.55

Rear end Type: Sure Grip, Detroit, Spool, Open , Dana 60, 8 3/4? 8 3/4 sure grip



Front Tire Size Brand Model: BFG  Gforce KDW2 245/40/18

Front Rim width: 8

Rear tire Size Brand Model: BFG Gforce KDW2 285/40/18

Rear Rim Width: 10

FRONT SUSPENSION

Aftermarket Front End brand: Hotchkis TVS setup

Coil Rate:

Front Shocks: Edelbrock IAS

spindle type? , stock/aftermaket? : 73 A body

aftermarket front hubs? : Wilwood

Front Sway bar Dia: 1 3/8"

Torsion bar diameter: 1.03"

Bump steer measurements:

REAR SUSPENSION

Aftermarket rear suspension brand: Hotchkis TVS setup

Coil rate:

Shocks:

Rear Leaf Suspension brand/ Rate: Hotchkis

Shocks: Edelbrock IAS

Rear Sway bar Dia: !"

Front Brakes: Wilwood

Rotor Dia Width: 10.75

Caliper-Pistons: 4 piston

Brake pad brand: Wilwood

Cooling Ducts:

Rear Brakes : Drum

Drum Size Dia Width: 11

Rotor Dia:

Rotor width:

Brake pad/shoe brand:

[b} Caliper- Pistons :


Master cylinder brand/application: Wilwood

Master cylinder diameter: 7/8

Stock pedals y/n : yes

Power brakes y/n : yes
 type ? hydroboost, stock?: Hydroboost

Manual brakes:


Chassis

Subframe Connectors: Hotchkis

Torque Boxes:

Roll bar, Roll Cage:

Aftermarket stiffeners:

Comments:



1. Best above improvement: Hydroboost

2. Least effective above improvement:

3.Future upgrades? 13" Baer brakes front and rear, gear vendors overdrive, and aluminum heads

4. Above car handles IMO on a 1-10 ( 10 best Viper, 1 stock): 6

--- End quote ---

Sweet ride! I love it!

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