1968 Charger restomod

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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 04 Feb 2019, 21:44

EDWIN wrote:
04 Feb 2019, 17:56
Komt best goed zo te zien. :yeah:
Die Borgeson zal ik eerdaags ook eens aanschaffen. Helaas hier niet te verkrijgen, maar wel een nuttige aanschaf.
Over the years I've heard and read nothing but positive things about the Borgeson box.

People that had bought an original upgraded steering box from Firm Feel or another company and changed to a Borgeson after that, said that they should have spent their money on the Borgeson in the first place.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by jeffrey..... » 05 Feb 2019, 20:18

Ik heb ook een borgeson liggen. Deze heb ik bij sixpack besteld.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 06 Feb 2019, 00:23

jeffrey..... wrote:
05 Feb 2019, 20:18
Ik heb ook een borgeson liggen. Deze heb ik bij sixpack besteld.
Great choice! :good:
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by Mr. Lee » 10 Feb 2019, 09:48

Wat is het verschil dan tussen de Borgeson en die aangepaste box van Firmfeel?

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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 10 Feb 2019, 15:38

The Borgeson conversion box has a 14:1 quick ratio, firm modern power steering feel, drastically increased header clearance and a 10 pounds weight savings over a factory power box.

My car is not on the road yet, so I don't have any experience with it. But many people that have switched from an upgraded Firm Feel box to a Borgeson said that with the Borgeson it feels like steering a new car.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 11 Feb 2019, 04:14

Clutch master cylinder kit, brake proportioning valve and hand made brake lines with a line lock in.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by Dickdale » 11 Feb 2019, 10:02

:good:
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 12 Feb 2019, 17:40

Boring video, but I'm happy that my radio is finally done after 6 months. This guy is very busy and has a long waiting list for converting classic radios.

My factory 1968 radio has now am/fm with blue tooth, usb, 4 X 45 watts, auxiliary input and sub woofer/amplifier output.

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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by Mr. Lee » 17 Feb 2019, 11:53

I've seen that before and it's awesome :good:

I'll stick to my original 8-track, and original dash speakers.

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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 18 Feb 2019, 06:28

Mr. Lee wrote:
17 Feb 2019, 11:53
I've seen that before and it's awesome :good:

I'll stick to my original 8-track, and original dash speakers
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I have those for my '69. ;)
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by Dickdale » 18 Feb 2019, 12:47

Welke motor gaat er in, Blade? 3gen hemi?
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 18 Feb 2019, 17:02

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Welke motor gaat er in, Blade? 3gen hemi?
Yes, with a 2.8L. Kenne Bell screw blower on top of it.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by Dickdale » 19 Feb 2019, 08:05

blade wrote:
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Yes, with a 2.8L. Kenne Bell screw blower on top of it.
5.7/6.1 of 6.4?

Welke controller ga je gebruiken? Hotwire, mopar kit, MegaSquirt?
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 19 Feb 2019, 20:22

I don't know the answer to either of those questions yet.

Either my buddy Chris is going to build a 5.7 into a forged 6.1 stroker, or I'm going to buy a complete forged long block from Modern Muscle motors.

As for which controller and wiring harnesses will be used... that will be up to Chris to decide. He's the brains behind the operation.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by Dickdale » 20 Feb 2019, 08:48

Why not a Hellcat engine?
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 20 Feb 2019, 16:11

Because a hellcat engine will cost at least 16k.

I bought the brand new Kenne Bell for 3k. (normal price 7k) and if I buy a Modern Muscle motors long block it will cost me 9k. and if my buddy builds my engine, it will be cheaper than 9k... and both will make at least the same amount of power as the Hellcat engine.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 21 Feb 2019, 06:18

We put the grill in today. It still needs a bit of tweaking, but it fits pretty good considering that the hood and fenders are fiberglass.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by Dickdale » 21 Feb 2019, 10:39

Waarom fiberglass? Gewicht?
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