By The Numbers

'70 DODGE CHALLENGER
Greg Ducato, 50 • Weatherford, TX
Total cost to build: $60,000
ENGINE
Type: Chrysler 416ci small-block
Block: Chrysler block, bored to 4.080 inches
Oiling: Melling high-volume oil pump, Milodon pan
Rotating assembly: Mopar Performance
4.000-inch steel crank,
Scat H-beam rods,
Keith Black 9.3:1 forged pistons
Cylinder heads: ported Edelbrock Performer RPM
aluminum castings with 2.08/1.60-inch valves;
Hughes springs and retainers
Camshaft: Hughes 242/246-at-.050
hydraulic flat-tappet cam,
.592/.606-inch lift,
110-degree LSA
Valvetrain: Hughes lifters, 1.6:1 rockers,
and timing set
Induction: ported Edelbrock Victor intake manifold,
Sean Murphy 830-cfm carburetor
Ignition: MSD billet distributor,
6AL ignition box, coil,
and plug wires
Fuel system: Rick's Hot Rod Shop tank;
Aeromotive in-tank pump and regulator
Exhaust: TTI Performance 1¾-inch
long-tube headers and X-pipe,
dual 2.5-inch DynoMax mufflers
Cooling: Mopar Performance pump;
Be Cool radiator and dual electric fans
Output: 555 hp at 6,100 rpm
and 552 lb-ft at 4,600 rpm
Built by: Hughes Engines (Washington, IL)

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission: Phoenix 4L60E overdrive,
adapter plate, custom flexplate,
and 3,000-stall coverter;
Compushift computer, Lokar shifter
Rear axle: Chrysler 8 3/4-inch rearend,
Auburn limited-slip differential;
Moser 30-spline axles and 3.70:1 gears

CHASSIS
Front suspension: Ridetech tubular control arms,
air springs, and shocks; stock sway bar
Rear Suspension: Ridetech four-link,
air springs, shocks,
and subframe connectors
Brakes: Baer 13-inch discs with two-piston
calipers, front and rear

WHEELS & TIRES
Wheels: Boze Pro Touring
18x8 (4.5-inch backspace), front;
18x10 (5.75-inch backspace), rear
Tires: Goodyear Eagle F1 225/45R18, front;
295/45R18, rear