Billadeau Speed rebuilt the 340 motor for Pete’s 1972 Cuda.
We rebuilt and refitted the 440 six barrel for Jay’s 1970 GTX, as well as completing various other jobs.
Adrian’s early Charger was fitted with a 493ci motor, a new transmission, a Sure Grip and a Turbo Action shifter was installed in the original centre console. The hood scoop was also fitted.
The Charger returned, now complete with a period NASCAR paint scheme, to be fitted with an MSD, torsion bars, Super Stock springs and new Flowmasters exhausts.
Adrian has continued to develop the Charger over the years and his most recent visit to Billadeau Speed was for a Dana 60 and Caltracs to be fitted.
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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Scott Billadeau’s new motor is a genuine Hemi Road Runner. We worked on the wiring and getting car up and running after it’s transmission had been reconditioned and the engine bay had been tidied up.
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.
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.