i have a 440 magnum in my 1973 charger and was wondering what modifications i should get to it?

65

Asked by Dec 13, 2007 at 03:00 PM about the 1973 Dodge Charger

Question type: Car Customization

my 440 magnum is a very basic big power house.
i was wondering what modifications i should get to it to make it look much better, cleaner and have an over all more powerful, faster engine.

8 Answers

48,465

I wouldn't change a whole lot. You can get a lot of Mopar factory accessories, chrome, etc., from most Dodge dealers. These really make the engine look nice. If you want to get into more power, there are all kinds of things you can do, but to be honest, that car is probably worth quite a bit just as it is. Modifications might only detract from the vehicle's appeal.

1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful

agreed

1 people found this helpful.
65

alright thank-you. so adding some edlebrock heads valve cover timing belt cover and a new carb should do the trick?!?

1 people found this helpful.

not should,will do the trick

1 people found this helpful.
85

The first mod for a V-8 are headers and it´s the best to improve sound and power. I´ve been using a set of Hedman Hedders for many years and they are excellent. Check this option and if they are legal where you are and if so, go ahead, make your day!

1 people found this helpful.
95

i to own a 73 charger, but i haven't built my 440 yet, but if you want max power, there are a few ways to easily get it. but note you well most likely have about 3-4 mpg. first you either go old school with a 6 pack, (3 2-barrel carbs), fuel injection (possible your best bet), 1 demon 1080 4-barrel carb with a high rize manofold, next eldibrooke heads but don't get cast iron, then get a monster cam. now if you build up your engine you have to get a good transmission, a 727 4speed-manual with a shift kit.

35

hell i agree with the 3-4mpg its $10 a gallon in england. it kills me

265

No mods is best. 1973 400 going for $11,092 https://www.hagerty.com/valuationtools/HVT/VehicleSearch/Report?vc=1335499

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer:

Charger

Looking for a Used Charger in your area?

CarGurus has 32,237 nationwide Charger listings starting at $1,850.

ZIP:

Dodge Charger Experts

  • #1
    Supanovah
    Reputation
    2,330
  • #2
    Willie Francis
    Reputation
    2,140
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    920
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Challenger
146 Great Deals out of 23,904 listings starting at $7,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
240 Great Deals out of 27,311 listings starting at $2,077
Used Ford Mustang
256 Great Deals out of 38,498 listings starting at $1,350
Used Chevrolet Corvette
90 Great Deals out of 15,069 listings starting at $3,620
Used Chevrolet Impala
431 Great Deals out of 25,967 listings starting at $950

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Dodge Charger For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 18,896 listings starting at $19,479
2017 Dodge Charger For Sale
89 Great Deals out of 3,269 listings starting at $15,791
2016 Dodge Charger For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 2,045 listings starting at $13,399
2015 Dodge Charger For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,763 listings starting at $11,488
2014 Dodge Charger For Sale
47 Great Deals out of 1,862 listings starting at $7,700

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.