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1965 Dodge Coronet /AFX

1965 Dodge Coronet

Condition: Used
Make: Dodge
Model: Coronet
Type: Coupe
Year: 1965
Mileage: 52,000
VIN: W355173811
Color: Green
Engine: Hemi
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Brea, California, United States

Description for Dodge Coronet 1965


WHO: George Huerta/Westar Performance (562) 896-8639/(714) m784-6632

WHAT:65 Dodge Coronet AFX

WHERE: Brea, California

ENGINE: 472 Cubic Inch Hemi

1999 Series Iron Hi Nickel Alloy 426 Mopar Performance block/M/P 4340 crank 4.250 bore/4.150 stroke = 472 Cubic Inch.

PISTONS: J.E. -12.5-1 FORGED W/990 PINS - - Eagle ESP forged H-beam rods.

CYLINDER HEADS: M/P Aluminum 2.400 X 1.940-5/16 diameter, stem stainless valves match ported & flowed by Westar Performance.

CAMSHAFT: Engle solid flat tapped w/schubeck composite lifters,.625 lift w/276 degree duration @ .050 lift - Isky Battle ship valve springs w/titanium retainers & keepers to secure the valves in place.

VALVE TRAIN: Manton 3/8 push rods - KB stands and shafts w/Indy roller rockers.

OILING SYSTEM: M/P oil pump/Milodon 6 qt. pan - Valvoline racing oil.

INDUCTION/EXHAUST:Indy 426-2Intake w/Wilson 1"carb spacer- 1000 cfm, H>P> Holley flowed & tuned by Westar Performance, TT1 built the 2-1/8 inch exhaust tubed w/3" collectors mated w/TT1-XB3" pipes connected to dyno max mufflers to dampen the noise.

FUEL: 15 gallon fuel cell @ trunk-filled with F&L - SP3 octane racing fuel fed thru M/P 8.90 psi mechanical pump.

IGNITION: MSD 8546 Mechanical advance Pro Billet distributor controlled by a 6200 box, delivering current by a MSD Blaster 3' coil, delivering juice to 8mm Taylor wires firing champion spark plugs.

COOLING SYSTEM: 60 Camaro 396 type radiator with special tubes installed in the 4 row core 160 defrees F thermostat flowing GM Dex-cool/deionize water mix/derale 5 qt. extra capacity transmission pan with cooling turbulators as well as two transmission oil coolers at the radiator core. Trans-cooling being monitored by an Auto Meter GS Temp Gauge.

ELECTRICAL: Complete Ron Francis wiring set-up with push button directional signals.

DYNO PULLS: 814 Hp @6300 rpm/684 ft. lbs. torque @ 5200 RPM @ 192.7 degreesF. Street Driven Only.

TRANSMISSION: TC1 727 Super Street Fighter with 10" 3000#500 TC1 Stall Converter lubricated w/B&M trick shift trans. fluid shifting is manual forward w/TC1 Outlaw shifter.

REAR END: Strange Engineering Ford 9" w/SVO limited skip, diff. w/Strange-Richmond 4:11 ring & pinion supported with Strange Pro-Race axles.

CHASSIS: Front "K" member moved 10" forward- rear 3rd member moved 10" forward supported with a Chris Alston housing-secured with a full 4 link suspension controlled with Koni adjustable shocks front & rear. Alston 10 point roll age NHRA legal-fully tubed with original rear frame rails still intact.

TIRES/WHEELS: to keep old tradition while keeping drivability under control a rare pair of American 15x7 positive off set tork -thrust "D" were installed on Remmington emarld P-215/65R tires ; as for the rears a pair of Weld 15x15 Aluma stars with 3" back spacing mounted on Mickey Thompson's 31x18.5 -15Lt's.

BRAKES: Stopping power is available through 11" Wilwood 4 piston calibers disc brakes up front with secondary assist at the rear wheels with Danny Miller's 12" rear Lincoln shoes & drums.

BODY:The PPG Citrus Pearl Iridescent w/Black Pearl as well the exquisite body work was applied by my craftsmen at Westar Performance, front fenders are carbon fiber, while the hood scoop& bumpers are fiberglass: total weight 3470 lbs,without driver.

INTERIOR: Design & fabrication by Westar Performance, door & rear side panels as wwell as head liner are original units. DJ 2" safety harness-Driver& passenger.

BUILD COST: 124,432.00 completion date 06-19-2004

First owner. have original broadcast sheet-vehicle had 52,000.00 miles when project started-never wrecked -no rust/

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Bill & Steve Burke (Bomneville Fame) George Toyoama for helping me make this dream happen