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Club Car

Make: Dodge

Model:Challenger TA

Year:1973

About

  • Include any additional information about the car you would like to publish • Engine: • Model / capacity: • 572 Keith Black Mopar • Origin of engine: • Originally custom built for drag racing on alcohol fuel by Scott Koffel in USA, the engine has now been detuned for pump gas and street use, but maintaining the high quality components. • Engine builder: • Craig Hyland - Engine Dynamics • Block internal specifications: • Keith Black 426-400 aluminium block. • Billet steel caps. • Manley Pro Series I beam steel 7.1 inch rods • Manley ARP bolts • 4 1/2 inch Ross Racing Pistons. • Callies knife edge crank 4 1/2 inch stroke. • Custom manufactured oil galleries and water cooling • Cylinder heads specifications: • Comp Cam hydraulic roller, .598 lift • 2.25 Ferra inlet valves • 1.81 Ferra exhaust valves • Comp Cam springs installed 304 lbs @2.000”, Open 848 lbs at 1.250” • Ported and flowed 440-1 Indy heads. • T&D rocker arms 1.6 ratio • 45 deg lifter angle. • Intake system: • Indy high-rise intake manifold • Holley 850 carburettor, (although engine configuration has been built for EFI which will be added to the package in the future) • Forced induction • Naturally Aspirated. • Fuel system: • Standard fuels tank, -8 fuel lines, Mallory electric fuel pump into Holley bypass regulator • Ignition system: • MSD 6AL programmable digital electronic ignition, programmable timing, rev limiter and launch limit • MSD Crank trigger • MSD coil • MSD 8.5mm super conductor leads • Exhaust system: • 1/78 headers to fit around the tight spaces, heat wrapped, 2 ½ pipes through duel mufflers. • Cooling system: • Custom Aluminium radiator • Twin electric fans • CSI electric water pump • Trans cooler and fan • Engine management: • Billet industries serpentine system including alternator, power steering, air conditioning and custom bypass for electric water pump water • Milodon oil accumulator. • Milodon oil pump duel line feed supported with non return valves • Custom Aluminium sump (built by my son Nick Ewens) • Milodon gear drive. • Other engine bay information: • Engine bay de loomed. • Battery relocated to boot. • Engine bay repainted by Tony Etheridge, • Power steering and aluminium reservoirs for fluids and over flows. • Braided lines and speed flow fittings through out the installation. • Driveline: • Gearbox make / model: • 727 Torque Flight, • Gearbox internals: • Reverse pattern valve. • Solid band. • Billet steel planetary. • Deep pan. • Gearbox builder: • Eric Livingston (West Auckland Engine Reconditioners) • Flywheel • SFI flex plate. • 3000 Hi stall converter, 0 balanced (and there’s a story behind that) • Diff / axles: • Ford 9 inch diff. • Tru-trac diff locker • 28 spline strange axles (hope they last for a while) • Custom drive shaft • Suspension: • Front Suspension Type: • Standard mopar configuration restored and bushed. • 1 inch torsion bars (making it very easy to adjust ride height) • Rear suspension type: • Shocks: • Air shocks • Independent pump for adjustment • Springs: • Standard leaf springs • Front sway bar • Brakes: • Front: • Factory disk • Rear: • Factory drum • Wheels/Tyres: • Boyd Coddington • Wheel size - front: • 15 x 8 • Wheel size - rear: • 15 x 10 • Tyre brand and width - front: • Mickey Thompson Sportsman S/T 245 x 60R15 • Tyre brand and width - rear: • Mickey Thompson Sportsman S/T 295 x 50R15 • Vehicle exterior: • Custom Hood (steel) with fibreglass cowl bonded on by Koop de glass Finishing and painted by Tony Etheridge Total paints • Wing rear spoiler • Quarter lights smoothed • Panel & paint: • Painted by previous owner, Sublime (factory colour) with TA striping • Chassis: • Standard Chassis • Interior: • Seats: • Standard front bucket • Standard factory rear • Steering wheel & shifter: • Momo leather steering wheel. • B&M ratchet selector • Hurst pistol grip line lock control • Gauges / meters: • Auto meter gauge cluster, enough gauges to fill every possible spare space and more, fuel pressure, fuel level, air fuel, Oil pressure, Oil temp, Water temp, Odo, Tacho, Amp meter, Trans Temp, Clock, and rear shock air pressure • Other notable interior modifications: • Aluminium dash custom manufactured and installed by myself. • After market switches • Custom aluminium centre floor consol. • Custom trimmed boot to house battery, amp tools and sub box, • Dynamat installed through out the sub floor and boot • Audio System / In Car Entertainment: • Sony head unit. • Pioneer carbon fibre speakers. • 4 inch front speakers plus tweeters. • 6 inch rear. • 12 inch sub woofer • Pioneer 600 watt amp • Audio Install: • In stalled by myself, head unit set into custom centre consol, sub woofer fit into custom sub box tucked into boot cavity, amp set into side rear boot space cover by custom aluminium and Perspex enclosure • Performance: • Dyno power: • 657-HP at 5700 rpm • 692-foot pound torque at 4300 RPM

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