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57 Custom Royal, and 58 D500. Hemmings
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60 Imp
Posted 2019-05-01 8:11 AM (#581607)
Subject: 57 Custom Royal, and 58 D500. Hemmings


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Ad says the CR is recently restored, looks nice. 58 is interesting too, unusual colors. Steve.

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https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/dodge/royal/22593...


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https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/dodge/coronet/225...


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56D500boy
Posted 2019-05-01 8:45 AM (#581609 - in reply to #581607)
Subject: RE: 57 Custom Royal, and 58 D500. Hemmings



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The 58 is effectively a resto-mod done by Jay Leno's painter. We've discussed the car at some length previously.

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56D500boy
Posted 2019-05-01 12:18 PM (#581625 - in reply to #581609)
Subject: RE: 57 Custom Royal, and 58 D500. Hemmings



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The 57 is very very nice. 260 hp 325 poly 4bbl dual exhaust with torqueflite.





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1955Coronado
Posted 2019-05-01 8:41 PM (#581653 - in reply to #581607)
Subject: RE: 57 Custom Royal, and 58 D500. Hemmings



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'the hell?!?!?!?!

This is from the ad for the '58 - is this an original '58 fuel injection manifold?



(1958 Dodge Coronet D-500 fuelie manifold.jpg)



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56D500boy
Posted 2019-05-01 9:24 PM (#581654 - in reply to #581653)
Subject: RE: 57 Custom Royal, and 58 D500. Hemmings



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The casting number (1828 715 ???) doesn't work as a part number.

Did the 58 Dodges ever get fuel injection? The D500 and the Super D500s were both 361s but the Super D-500s were "just" 2 x 4bbls, I believe

That said, I see locations for eight injectors on that manifold.





Edited by 56D500boy 2019-05-01 9:27 PM
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normsclassicradio
Posted 2019-05-02 1:01 PM (#581677 - in reply to #581653)
Subject: RE: 57 Custom Royal, and 58 D500. Hemmings



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If this is Jay's painter, I believe he has an EFI 300 that is soon to appear on "Jay Leno's Garage"

1955Coronado - 2019-05-01 6:41 PM

'the hell?!?!?!?!

This is from the ad for the '58 - is this an original '58 fuel injection manifold?
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christine-lover
Posted 2019-05-02 1:07 PM (#581678 - in reply to #581654)
Subject: RE: 57 Custom Royal, and 58 D500. Hemmings



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56D500boy - 2019-05-01 9:24 PM

The casting number (1828 715 ???) doesn't work as a part number.

Did the 58 Dodges ever get fuel injection? The D500 and the Super D500s were both 361s but the Super D-500s were "just" 2 x 4bbls, I believe

That said, I see locations for eight injectors on that manifold.



Apparently 12 Dodges were built with fuel injection. GM acquired one, removed the engine, and tested it in the summer of 1958. Unsure what happened to that car afterwards. That manifold photo’d is for the 392 Chrysler engine.

Edited by christine-lover 2019-05-02 1:08 PM
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