1978 Dodge PowerWagon
I purchased parts for my 1978 Power Wagon 400BB from you guys awhile back and I wanted to drop you a line.
Just wanted to tell you guys I am really happy with the purchase and please feel free to print a copy of my motor and truck and pin it up on your "satisfied customer" wall:)
The cam I got was the HMC1919BL with the 5001 lifters. I had to do a little fabbing to the billet rocker shafts since I am running the Ductile iron max wedge rockers. My motor has power mostly as you guys described, and then some! It pulled on the dyno all the way up to 6000 and was at its peak @ 5600. 421HP @ 5600 and peak torque 435ft. lbs. @ 4750!
One thing that I noticed with this cam is that it is strong as an ox, and pulls my 5000 Lb. Power Wagon with full time 4WD like a screaming banshee.
Here's the parts list of what I used:
Keith Black Hypereutectic Pistons(Custom made to my Deck height request)
Cold-rolled forged steel .112" Thick Push rods(custom made, insanely thick!
Mopar Performance Billet rocker shafts
Mopar NOS 426 Max Wedge Ductile Iron adjustable rockers
Mopar Perf. Oil pump (stock press.)
Offset Ground Original Cast Crank & Rods. Fully balanced & blueprinted, w/chamferred & enlarged oil passages
Edelbrock Performer RPM Aluminum Heads(dual springs @ 235psi closed press. & 360psi open press.)
Hardened Bronze Valve guides, & mild port work
Heads milled from 78cc to 72cc's
Manley Stainless 2.18" & 1.81" sodium filled & undercut valves
Edelbrock Performer 400 Aluminum Intake
Original Mopar Carter ThermoQuad 4 Bbl (rebuilt by me)
Recurved original distributor(no longer using Vacuum advance)
Taylor 8mm Spiro-pro Wires
Hooker Custom Super competition Metallic Ceramic Full Length Headers
ARP Head, Main, & Rod bolt kit.
Fel Pro High Performance Engine Gasket set.
Fedral Mogul Coated High Performance Engine Bearing set
3" Dual in/Dual out 50 series Flowmaster Muff.
Cam was keyed @ negative 3 degrees(that could be why it has such liberal top end)
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