FAST FACTS

1963 DODGE 440 CAR OWNER: Yvon Beaudry Saint-paul-dõab­bots­ford, Qužbec, Canada

Mopar Muscle - - Patience Pays Off -

EN­GINE

TYPE: ’76 440ci Chrysler RB en­gine fam­ily punched out to 446 ci

BORE X STROKE: 4.350 x 3.750 BLOCK: Chrysler cast-iron block

RO­TAT­ING ASSEM­BLY: stock forged steel crankshaft, fac­tory con­nect­ing rods, dou­ble-roller tim­ing chain, SRP pis­tons

COM­PRES­SION: 10.5:1

CYLINDER HEADS: '76 stock cast-iron cylinder heads, ported and pol­ished

IN­DUC­TION: two Edel­brock 500-cfm four-barrel car­bu­re­tors, A&A Trans­mis­sions alu­minum Max Wedge cross-ram in­take

OIL­ING SYS­TEM: Fed­eral-mogul high-vol­ume oil pump, Moroso 7-quart oil pan

EX­HAUST: re­pro­duc­tion Max Wedge man­i­folds, 3-inch pipes, and Dyno­max muf­flers

IG­NI­TION: Mopar Per­for­mance elec­tronic ig­ni­tion

COOL­ING: orig­i­nal 22-inch three-row Chrysler ra­di­a­tor

EN­GINE BUILT BY: Claude Gau­thier, Saint-hu­bert, Québec, Canada

DRIV­E­TRAIN

TRANS­MIS­SION: three-speed au­to­matic heavy-duty Torqueflite, Hughes 10-inch 3,000-stall speed con­verter, shift kit

SHIFTER: stock push-but­ton DRIVE­SHAFT: stock

REAREND: stock Chrysler 8.75 hous­ing, 3.55:1 gears

CHAS­SIS

FRONT SUS­PEN­SION: KYB shocks, fac­tory tor­sion bars

REAR SUS­PEN­SION: Su­per Stock rear leaf springs, KYB shocks

STEER­ING: stock man­ual steer­ing box FRONT BRAKES: ’70 ’Cuda front disc brakes REAR BRAKES: stock drum brakes

WHEELS & TIRES

WHEELS: 15x4.5 (front) and 15x7 (rear) Amer­i­can Rac­ing Torq-thrust D wheels

TIRES: 215/75R15 Kelly Ex­plorer Plus Ra­dial tires (front); 275/60R15 Bfgoodrich Ra­dial T/A tires (rear

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