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  1. MOPAR MIKE

    Alignment problems?

    Thank you sir.
  2. MOPAR MIKE

    Alignment problems?

    Anyone have the torque spec for the nuts that retain the upper shafts to the frame?
  3. MOPAR MIKE

    HOUSTON, WE HAVE A WINNER!

    In all fairness, he did get on the brakes.
  4. MOPAR MIKE

    HOUSTON, WE HAVE A WINNER!

    Its North of 3700lbs Min WT is 3635lbs
  5. MOPAR MIKE

    HOUSTON, WE HAVE A WINNER!

    360 / 904 combo. 160hp combo, NHRA factors it at 289hp. It makes a little more hp than 289. lol
  6. MOPAR MIKE

    HOUSTON, WE HAVE A WINNER!

    The boy put the Volare in the winners circle at Houston this weekend. He drove very well all day. Starting to get a handle on this new car. Car was very consistent. Ran a second under the index on the brakes in the final round.
  7. MOPAR MIKE

    WANTED HOOD RELEASE LATCH RETAINING CLIPS

    I just received the ones from Jims Auto Parts. Put those in a safe place, someone is going to need them.
  8. MOPAR MIKE

    WANTED HOOD RELEASE LATCH RETAINING CLIPS

    I found some at Jims auto in Arizona.
  9. MOPAR MIKE

    WANTED HOOD RELEASE LATCH RETAINING CLIPS

    they look to be a flat folded over metal that slides into position with a hole to slide the pivot rod through. There are two wide tabs molded into the back of the grille.
  10. MOPAR MIKE

    WANTED HOOD RELEASE LATCH RETAINING CLIPS

    The best I can tell, it takes 2 of them, upper & lower.
  11. MOPAR MIKE

    WANTED HOOD RELEASE LATCH RETAINING CLIPS

    Looking for the clips that go in behind the grille to retain the pivot shaft for the hood release handle. 1977 Volare.
  12. MOPAR MIKE

    FOUND HOOD RELEASE RETAINING CLIPS

    1977 Volare Need the clips that retain the pivot shaft, for the release lever, to the backside of the grille. There are two of them, the part circled in the pic is what it retains. Who has some?
  13. MOPAR MIKE

    Big block headers

    Why not a Gen3 HEMI? Easier & less expensive to do. Make really good power.
  14. MOPAR MIKE

    "Mellow" muffler

    I built a 4-door Valiant once, used the Dynomax mufflers on it. Had a E58 360 & 2.94 gear. It would run 14.20's Sold it to a good friend & he was a die hard flowmaster guy. He changed the mufflers out & slowed the car down to 14.40's. I dig the Dynomax stuff.
  15. MOPAR MIKE

    NHRA TOPEKA MENARDS NATIONAL EVENT

    The boy tried to get to the winners circle, didn't happen. Got through Saturday, last race of the day was with the #3 vs #2 finishers in stock last year. Parker was .001 RT to Mr. Lambs .031. Got to the semis on Sunday, Parker .019 to a winning .017, gave the stripe back .006. Although not a...
  16. MOPAR MIKE

    VOLARE TESTING

    Plan to replace the K-member, my brother brought me a Diplomat to pull one out of. If it looks ok, I'm going to send it to a chassis guy I use & have him re-enforce it. These cars are hard on this stuff, the lower bump stops didn't have any material left when we got the car. It was using the...
  17. MOPAR MIKE

    VOLARE TESTING

    NHRA Stock 360. 289HP rating by NHRA. We run I/SA class with it.
  18. MOPAR MIKE

    VOLARE TESTING

    Since the car decided to make a right hand turn, after some severe braking, a couple of weeks ago at a Divisional race. Found the car had 1" of toe in. & the K-frame upper control arm mounts are bent inward. Seasons of a 3700lb + car wheel stands has beat it to death. Read some really good...
  19. MOPAR MIKE

    BUYER BEWARE!

    That was my reason for posting, try to warn others. I have had alot of good people on here help me out with parts & information. It is what it is, I'll be better informed on the next transaction.
  20. MOPAR MIKE

    BUYER BEWARE!

    Good advice that will be used from this point forward.
  21. MOPAR MIKE

    BUYER BEWARE!

    I was looking for a part on this forum, another member "Tomkross" messaged me about a guy that may have what I'm looking for. He provided me an email contact for Robert Hills. Emailed him, he had what I was looking for & agreed on price. Payed him with Pay Pal using family & friends sent to...
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