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Old 11-03-2020, 05:20 PM   #1
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Has anyone run a Mopar Slant Six with any success in Competition Eliminator. I can’t recall.
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Old 11-04-2020, 04:42 PM   #2
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Im a old fart and never heard of anyone useing that engine in comp.
I was a fan of slant 6's back in the day
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Old 11-05-2020, 07:32 AM   #3
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I knew a racer named Ron Frost who in the seventies ran a '61 Valiant with a Slant Six in Modified Eliminator at Dover Drag Strip and it ran pretty well. He was the Shop Foreman at Mohawk Motors in Stamford Connecticut, a Chrysler Plymouth dealer.
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Old 11-05-2020, 09:32 AM   #4
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I think it would be tough to run with the Dart/Slawco type combos.
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One of the most dependable Engines of all time

BUT: Not Comp material!
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Anyone remember what John and Ann Peto used for power in their Altered? Think they had at least two different combos.
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Anyone remember what John and Ann Peto used for power in their Altered? Think they had at least two different combos.
Last I knew, it was a 300" Ford 6 cyl.
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Raced them in the 90's at that time it was a 300 Ford 6
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Old 12-20-2020, 10:26 PM   #9
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The Mopar Slanty Six has a small bore, around 3.44". Maybe the 170 CID might have a chance with a billet head and 30 pounds machined off the crank. They only have four main bearings. The Mopar 2.2L four banger had the same or similar bore size.
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