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Engine & Drivetrain

289-4V A-code original engine

Near as I can tell, this car still has it's original engine.  The date codes for the engine block, heads, and  manifolds, are all consistent with a stamped engine assembly date of January 10, 1966.  This date is consistent with the scheduled build date of January 20, 1966

Engine1.jpg (58360 bytes)        Engine shot taken while the A/C compressor was removed


Engine2.jpg (59700 bytes)       Engine required jacking up 2" on LH side to allow steering gear removal



Engine Description


225-hp Challenger Special V8 - 289-cu. in. displ.; 4.00" bore x 2.87" stroke; 10.0 to 1 comp. ratio; 4-barrel carb.; prem. fuel



More pictures to be posted in the near future




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