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  1. autopar3000

    Engine Oil Discussion

    On my car that has a flat tappet cam I like to use Mobil1 0W-40. The spec on the engine calls for 10W-30 and it has a ton of miles on it, so I figure I'm fine with a XW-40 oil. Mobil1 says that oil is designed for European vehicles so you should be able to find it pretty easily. They actually...
  2. autopar3000

    Slant 6 MPG Upgrades?

    Some thoughts, as others may have mentioned and some of which you've noted: - With the cost of aftermarket EFI and all the mods you will have to make, it will take you a loooong time to pay it back in fuel savings. If you're doing it largely for the fun of working on the car, then I can...
  3. autopar3000

    Damsel in distress

  4. autopar3000

    A question that I am not sure how to even ask...

    LOL, that motor is like Dr. Who's phone booth; bigger on the inside than it is on the outside! I have no idea what kind of voodoo you're dealing with there, but I can't wait to hear what's going on!
  5. autopar3000

    MPG experiment....1976 Dart Lite

    SBP is certainly a challenge. Long term BBP is probably the way to go, but it does cost some money. I'm currently running SBP 14" ralleye wheels and I like them, but I've always wanted to go to BBP so I can get something in a 15" wheel. I have a 14" set of vintage SBP mags I will eventually...
  6. autopar3000

    MPG experiment....1976 Dart Lite

    I just read the entire thread (great thread)... the only thing I can see that hasn't yet been mentioned is your wheels. I would recommend that you try to upgrade your wheels to something more light weight (i.e. aluminum mags). Those old steel wheels are heavy, and considering they're rotating...