1963 LeMans 326HO to RAIII Project

After driveline restoration

Completed "RAIII" 406CID engine replaces 326HO engine.
    Engine components
  • Original 1963 326 crankshaft and front cover, etc.
  • 1963 389 block +.090
  • KB Hypereutectic 400 +.030 dished (9.6:1) pistons
  • Total Seal moly rings
  • PPR Tomahawk Connecting Rods (H-beam) 6.625" SAE 4340 steel with ARP 7/16" 8740 bolt w/bronze bushing (full floating pin)
  • H-O Racing HC-01 camshaft (224/230@0.050, .477"/.480", 110CL)
  • Summit full roller timing chain
  • 1970 Ram Air III #13 cylinder heads with stainless steel valves
  • H-O Racing VS-11 valve springs
  • 7/16" rocker studs
  • PRW Aluminum Roller Rockers (1.52:1)
  • PPR Crosswind aluminum intake (dual plane, no exhaust heat)
  • Oldsmobile 800CFM Quadrajet carburetor with custom jetting

High-torque mini-starter (bell housing mount).

Ram Air Restorations D-port exhaust manifold (right)

Installed in LeMans engine bay.

Patriot 72" sidepipes (2-1/2" internal diameter).