This 340 engine made 370hp and 392ft-lbs of torque, and was fitted in John’s ’70 Dodge Dart.
One of the motors we worked on over winter was Andrew’s 440, which powers his Jensen convertible. It produced 390hp with 480ft-lbs of torque.
Vic has been a valued loyal customer of Billadeau Speed for many years who never misses an opportunity to bracket race his consistent Belvedere. At the end of the 2017 season he returned after destroying a half shaft and we sorted the transmission too.
John brought both of his Dodge Darts to us for a check over, one a 1968 model, the other a 1972. The ’68 Dart also had some front suspension work.
Project Surf! The station wagon’s 383 was fully rebuilt with an Edelbrock carb, new cam & lifters, rings & bearings and fully reconditioned heads. The car was then given a distinctive patina paint job, finished off with signwriting by Craig Ainge. Roof mounted surf board on order!
We rebuilt the 440 for Craig’s Charger and it produced 440hp with 500ft-lbs of torque. New headers were also fitted and the exhaust system was made to suit.
The brakes and wiring received some attention on this Warlock truck, along with some general MOT work.
Here’s a whole bunch of 440 engines built and supplied throughout 2017.
First up, this 440 was built for Will’s Charger, which was all set to be supercharged.
Another Charger 440 motor, this one was fully rebuilt for Tony’s 1971 R/T model.
This 440 Six Pack headed off to be fitted in a Jensen.
Finally, here’s a pair of 440 Six Packs. One is Steve’s numbers matching 1970 Barracuda 440 Six Pack, the other is its replacement.
This is one of the latest Billadeau project cars, a ’71 Cuda. Progress was steady but we got there in the end!
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Billadeau Speed rebuilt Matt’s matching numbers 440, which produced 478hp with 511ft-lbs of torque. The engine was refitted along with the transmission and wiring.