You find some interesting historical documents in junked cars, and sometimes they’re glued to an engine’s valve cover.
This ’68 or ’69 Dodge D-series pickup had a pretty pedestrian LA series engine— probably a 318— but the Atomic Age “Special Electronic Quality Test” sticker got my attention. What do you suppose this test entailed? Automatic dynamometer? Electronic measuring of tolerances? Aura reading?
And what about the Mound Road Engine Plant mentioned on the sticker? A bit of research led me right to Allpar’s excellent piece on Chrysler’s big Detroit V8 factory,, which was torn down in 2003.
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