68 Twin Turbo Dart

Forced Induction Mopar

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    Hey guys, I thought I would post my build thread here. I think it might have been misplaced in the members restorations.

    68 twin turbo dart project.
     
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    This weekend I will be heading out to Fontana to get my license and do some low boost testing. Here are some pictures of the car as it is now.


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      Hmmm, I spy a passenger seat ;) Good luck buddy.
       
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      Thank you. Your butt is going for a ride is what that means!
       
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      Woo Hoo
       
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      Turned out beautiful, hope it runs awesome for ya.
       
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        Amazing job!
         
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        Beautiful car, awesome work, nice to know another twin turbo dart is close by. Wish I had half your fab skills, just went through your whole build, just jaw dropping.
         
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        Thank you! Its cool to know that Maddarts car will get properly finished. I know Ill see you around somewhere but keep in touch and maybe we can get the darts together someday.

        Thank you! I love your little sleeper!
         
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        Yes, truly amazing work. Can't wait to see it at drag week this year!!
         
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        For sure I'll keep in touch, and yeah we can go get some runs in at Fontana. Be an awesome site watching both twin turbo darts going down the track.
         
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        Congrats on being in Mopar Mag just got the issue today.
         
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        Holy MOLY!!
         
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          Really? That’s cool. I haven’t seen it.
           
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          Yeah I got it out of the mail and looked, thought I know that engine bay lol, cool write up too and some good pictures.

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            Yeah I got it out of the mail and looked, thought I know that engine bay lol, cool write up too and some good pictures.
             
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            Dude that’s awesome! Thanks for posting that.
             
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            No problem, internets been acting weird, sorry for the double post
             
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            We went to irwindale last night. What night. Lots of ups and on large down but it ended on a high note. Long story short. The converter is too loose so after 2 15 psi launches and one failed attempt at a half track pass we lowered the boost and made 2 full passes. The good:

            1.I was able to get my license
            2.It did a couple of big wheelies
            3.It ran perfect didn’t even pull out the tool box
            4. It drove back into the trailer 100% no breakage
            5. We had fun

            The bad:
            1. Trans needs to come out again
            2. It only ran 6.30 at 111 on 9 psi an a 3 psi launch
             
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            Here’s one of the videos


             
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              Congrats on the license, and bummer about the converter. 6.30 not to bad, at least you now have a good idea on what the car is doing.
               
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              In all honesty it was an epic night. I know the internet will be rough on me for having such a slow twin turbo car
               
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              True but your still dialing it all in, so they cant say to much, bet their first run out after a build they ran the same or maybe slower. Your run will be faster then my first once I'm up and running lol going to scare the crap out me first time lol
               
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              That thing is slow LOL Now that's out of the way congrats on getting licensed.
               
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              Thanks. I can always count on you to beat me down hahaha
               
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