McLeod Project 1970 Hemi Cuda


  • Fast Facts
    1970 Plymouth Barracuda
    Car owner: Paul Lee • Orange, CA

    Type: 528ci Gen II Hemi
    Bore & Stroke: 4.500 x 4.150 inches
    Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
    Block: Mopar Performance aluminum
    Rotating Assembly: Molnar forged crank and rods, custom Diamond forged pistons
    Cylinder Heads: box-stock Edelbrock Hemi, 2.32-/1.94-inch valves, CNC-contoured combustion chambers and CNC-blended seats
    Camshaft: Arrington-spec solid roller, 252/260 degrees at .050-inch lift, .684-/.674-inch lift, 114 LSA
    Valvetrain: Comp Cams 829-16 solid roller lifters, Indy/T&D shaft rocker system
    Induction: ProCharger F2 supercharger, custom Arrington intake manifold with integrated ProCharger carb bonnet, Arrington 88mm billet throttle body (drive-by-wire control), Holley Dominator ECU with universal MPFI harness, Holley 83-lb/hr injectors and Holley rails
    Intake Manifold: Arrington-modified Mopar single-plane
    Fuel System: Aeromotive pump and regulator
    Oiling: wet sump lube circuit, Milodon pan, Indy oil pump and pick-up
    Exhaust: custom 2.125-inch primary long-tube headers into custom 3.5-inch dual exhaust with oval 3.5-inch side-exits, custom Flowmaster mufflers
    Ignition: Crane Hi-6 box and coil, MSD Super Conductor ignition wires, MSD flying trigger
    Cooling: Griffin radiator, SPAL electric fans, Mopar water pump
    Output: 1,129 hp at 5,500 rpm, 1,077 lb-ft at 5,500 rpm (93-octane fuel)
    Built by: Arrington Performance, Martinsville, VA

    Transmission: McLeod Muscle Car 5 manual overdrive (2.95, 1.99, 1.34, 1.00, and .63 ratio)
    Clutch: McLeod RXT Twin-Disc, McLeod flywheel and hydraulic throw-out bearing
    Shifter: Hurst
    Rearend: Strange S60, 3.73 gears

    Chassis: Art Morrison Max-G chassis
    Front Suspension: C6 type IFS by Art Morrison, RideTech coilovers
    Rear Suspension: Art Morrison three-link with RideTech coilovers and Watt’s linkage
    Steering: Art Morrison power rack & pinion
    Brakes: Wilwood 14-inch discs with six-piston calipers up front, 14-inch discs with four-piston calipers in the rear, Wilwood master cylinder, Hydratech hydraulic brake assist
    Car Built by: Bones Fabrication, Camarillo, CA

    Wheels & Tires
    Wheels: Weld RT-S SR-71, 18×10 (6.6-inch backspace) and 20×13 (6.4-inch backspace)
    Tires: Mickey Thompson Sportsman S/R, 26x12R18 (front), 29x15R20 (rear)


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