Out back, a Dana 60 has been modified to handle big horsepower and colossal torque with a Strange traction-lock differential, Strange 35-spline axles, and Richmond 4.10 gears. Providing traction is a set of sticky but DOT-approved P275/60R15 M&H Racemasters mounted on 15x10 Weld Pro stars. Out back, a Dana 60 has been modified to handle big horsepower and colossal torque wit An impressive amount of time went into restoring the factory gauges, dash, and AM radio. Shifting duties are handled via a Hurst shifter, while an array of Autogage gauges monitor vital functions. An impressive amount of time went into restoring the factory gauges, dash, and AM radio. S The interior was kept mostly stock with seriously red highlights. The original factory seats have been re-stitched, and the six-point rollbar and the Simpson harnesses give Darrell a sense of security during 128-mph blasts down the quarter-mile! The interior was kept mostly stock with seriously red highlights. The original factory sea Popping the trunk reveals a trick fuel system consisting of a 12-gallon fuel cell and a BG 400 electric pump wired through a BG voltage step-down box to aid in the massive fuel pumps streetability. For especially long cruises, the stock tank has been plumbed into the fuel cell and feeds into it as a reserve. Popping the trunk reveals a trick fuel system consisting of a 12-gallon fuel cell and a BG Underhood is home to a 440 block now displacing 472 inches with Eagle 7.1-inch H-beam rods and a stock steel crank offset ground to a 3.915-inch stroke. Up top is a set of heavily ported aluminum Indy S/R aluminum heads with 2.19/1.81-inch valves controlled by a custom specd Comp Cams solid-roller by Advanced Performance. Big air is hungrily gulped by the Holley 950-cfm HP-series carb and expelled through custom Bouley Rod Shop 2-inch-into-2-1/8-inch step-headers into 3-1/2-inch piping with Flowmaster mufflers. The results are an astounding 710 hp and 633 lb-ft on pump gas! Underhood is home to a 440 block now displacing 472 inches with Eagle 7.1-inch H-beam rods Back in the days when factory musclecars reigned supreme on the streets, making horsepower was all about backyard experimentation and boulevard test-and-tune sessions. Today, with a booming automotive aftermarket, all the horsepower you could ever want or handle is simply a phone call away...as long as you know what youre looking for. Then theres another optionraise your child around your hobby and hope the attraction rubs off enough for him to open up his own performance shop so he can build you a kick-ass engine. Such was the case for Darrell Windingstad of Harris, Minnesota, and his 440-stroker- powered 65 Plymouth Belvedere II. Darrells son Frank grew up to become quite the gearhead, and now owns and operates Advance Performance in his hometown. Frank proudly took on the engine and cylinder head work for the Belvedere project while Darrell handled rest of the chassis with little cost spared. This joint venture provided the perfect opportunity for Darrel to share quality family time and to showcase his sons handy work. After all, families that wrench together stay together. And any proposed changes to the already-robust motor will make for great dinner debates. Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!