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#564715 - May 25th 2012 9:13 am Re: Here's my toy.... A survivor 1983 Econoline... [Re: BigRicky]
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wow! thats alot of trailer!
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#564726 - May 25th 2012 11:38 am Re: Here's my toy.... A survivor 1983 Econoline... [Re: BigRicky]
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#564727 - May 25th 2012 11:38 am Re: Here's my toy.... A survivor 1983 Econoline... [Re: BigRicky]
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I could live in that trailer and enjoy life driving the van smile
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#564730 - May 25th 2012 11:55 am Re: Here's my toy.... A survivor 1983 Econoline... [Re: BigRicky]
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For sure!
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#564740 - May 25th 2012 2:55 pm Re: Here's my toy.... A survivor 1983 Econoline... [Re: BigRicky]
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very cool van / trailer pics. cheers
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#567017 - June 06th 2012 4:21 pm Re: Here's my toy.... A survivor 1983 Econoline... [Re: BigRicky]
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Registered: May 01st 2012 11:23 am
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Loc: Garrettsville, Ohio
Originally Posted By: Awbartley

Sweet....love a good motor pic... drool


What about these, Mopar dude??

It's the 440 bracket motor I just finished up for my dadís Little Red Express. (previously owned by my uncle that I inherited the van from...)

It's basically a 6 pack motor below the intake manifold, rods, heads, crank, TRW forged domes, ported stock heads, 12.75 compression, Lunati Voodoo solid roller & Harland sharp rockers.

Props to V's House of Horsepower for the machine work, parts, and advice!






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#567020 - June 06th 2012 4:30 pm Re: Here's my toy.... A survivor 1983 Econoline... [Re: BigRicky]
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*drool*

Those six-pack 440's were so underrated HP wise.
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#567025 - June 06th 2012 4:46 pm Re: Here's my toy.... A survivor 1983 Econoline... [Re: NateNCBV]
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Originally Posted By: NatetheskateNCBV
Those six-pack 440's were so underrated HP wise.


no doubt!
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#567195 - June 07th 2012 2:33 pm Re: Here's my toy.... A survivor 1983 Econoline... [Re: NateNCBV]
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Registered: May 01st 2012 11:23 am
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Originally Posted By: NatetheskateNCBV
*drool*

Those six-pack 440's were so underrated HP wise.


Thank you. I hope so...

It's the engine that has been in the truck for at least 20 years, so it was wore out. The old purple cam was worn bad, and the leak down showed 40-50% in 6 cylinders, and 10% in two (those had bent valves).

the truck was running 11.99 @95mph like that!

We did new bearings, hone & polish, full roller valve train swap, and total seal gapless rings. It is showing 100% accross the board... so are 10.99s in the future?? we'll see at quaker...
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#568530 - June 14th 2012 4:31 pm Re: Here's my toy.... A survivor 1983 Econoline... [Re: BigRicky]
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Loc: New Jersey
Haven't seen a Little Red Express in years. Thanks for sharing.
BTW nice van!
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