1960 Dodge Dart Seneca

1960 Dodge Dart Seneca - Rolling with the Changes



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Removing Hood With
One man hood removal with Garagemate tool
 

Slant Six turbo
Out with the old...

Clip disassembled
Clip disassembled
 

Cam Card
Solid Lifter Cam Specs

Dodge Dart Seneca Dash Removed
Dash Removed for restoration, and wiring throughout


 

Media Blasted Parts
Misc. parts media blasted and ready for epoxy primer

Aluminum Dual Quad Manifold for 318 Poly
Aluminum Dual Quad Manifold for 318 Poly
 

Assembled Polyspherical Head
Assembled head
 

Dual valve springs single groove locks
Dual Valve Springs Single Groove Locks
 

Intake Port
Intake port
 

Exhaust Port
Exhaust Port
 

Manton Pushrods
Manton Pushrods
 

Scat 4.00 stroker crankshaft
Scat 4.00 stroker crankshaft
 

Assembled short block front
 

Assembled short block rear
 

Assembled short block with oil pan
 

2.02 1.60 stainless steel valves
2.02" / 1.60" Stainless Steel Valves
 

Assembled Dual Quad 318 Poly Stroker 390 CI
Assembled Dual Quad 318 Poly Stroker - 390 Cubic Inches
 

 

 

 

727 Torqueflight Manual valve body
727 Torqueflight Manual valve body
 with tailshaft for GearVendors over drive

Dash Shell Black
Dash Shell
 


 

Dash with switches and bezel
Dash with switches and bezel

 


 


Underside of instruments all of the gauges
 looked to be in great shape.

 


Gas gauge
 


A few parts in SEM hotrod black
 


Firewall down to bare metal
 


Boxed cross members
 

Boxed lower control arms
Boxed lower control arms

 

Shock tube
Shock tube

 

Epoxy primered firewall
PPG Epoxy primer on firewall

 

 

Epoxy primer on subframe
PPG Epoxy primer on subframe
 

Epoxy primer on subframe passenger side
 

Hot rod flatz satin acrylic urethane
I painted the frame with "Hot Rod Flatz"
Satin Black Acrylic Urethane
 

Frame painted hotrod flatz black
 

Alpine installed in Seneca no cutting.
No cutting on the car to install the Alpine.
Just a bit of grinding on the Alpine's case. I have since
replaced the volume knob with a knob that matches the
rest of the dash switches.
 

Rear of Alpine installation

Painted lower control arms
Blasted and painted

 

Working on the Seneca
At work in the garage

 

Firewall painted with PPG Acrylic Urethane
Finally back to white. I used PPG Acrylic Urethane
 

Close up of firewall
Closeup of firewall
 


Finally unwrapped
 


Now the re-assembly begins
 

Autometer Cruiser AD gauges. Voltmeter, Water Temperature, Oil Pressure
Autometer Cruiser AD gauges

Firewall reassembly
Firewall reassemby

 


 

Throttle bracket
 

Heater firewall plate

 


 

Scarebird Disc Brake Conversion
Scarebird disc brake conversion
 


318 Poly Engine Installation
 

Dual Quad 318 poly installed
Dual quad 318 poly installed

Dash Wired
Dash assembled and wired
 


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I purchased a March pulley set that included an A/C bracket. The nice thing about their set is that you can run just the alternator by itself until you are ready to ad d the A/C. The brackets are entirely seperate, and use a seperate serpentine belt.
 


500CFM Edelbrock Carbs


 


The MSD Blaster2 coil and MSD6 box were relocated inside the car
 


7 months into my 2 month project, the dash is finally back in
 

 

1960 Doge Dart Dash
 

B&M Quicksilver shifter
Hurst Quicksilver shifter operating a CRT (Cope Racing Transmission) SB A 727 reverse pattern manual valve body transmission. Behind the 727 is a Gear Vendor overdrive unit

Autometer Cruiser AD Water Temp, Oil Pressure and Volt meters
Autometer Cruiser AD Water Temp, Oil Pressure and Volt meters.

Strange S60 S-trac differential 2004 Cobra rear disc brakes
Strange Engineering S-60 with 2004 Cobra rear disc brakes, S-Trac differential and 4.10:1 gears. Leaf springs are by Espo. Mopar pinion snubber is not visible.

1960 Dodge Dart Seneca at Old Time Gas Station - Wickenburg, AZ.
At "The Station" in Wickenburg, AZ
 

1960 Dodge Dart Seneca

 



"I love it when a plan comes together"

1960 Dodge Dart with Strange S60
 

   



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