- Sep 9, 2005--- In Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com, "Hall, Tony,
JCW" <Tony.Hall@j...> wrote:
> That's interesting. I had a '70 Fleetwood with a 500...smoke
> Somebody must have swapped out the engine, I never knew it was
> Hehehe guess you learn something new every day.
> Wish I still had that car, the trunk slept 5...
> Talk about a BOAT!!! Hehehe it sure was nice to drive, and would
> the tires all day long.for
> Oh well, tomorrow I'm taking a nice long bike (motorcycle) ride and
> looking at the '81 hearse I'm buying at the end of the month.
> Taking inventory of all I'm going to need to fix... Can't beat it
> It'll probably end up with a 500 in it... All I'm going to use it
> (well, except for a bit of fun here and there) is towing my campingrwd
> trailer during the summer (a little 70's 14ft Shasta).
> Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2005 02:27:14 -0000
> From: "david brode" <dbrode@h...>
> Subject: Re: heads
> '68-'73 heads [both 472 and 500] are 76cc. The 500" did not come in
> cars until '74, so if your engine is a 73 500, it had to come outof an
> 74 472, and '74 -'76 500 heads are 120cc.
> " <willys57pu@y...> wrote:
> > i have a complete 500 engine.i was told it was a 1973 as far as
> > could remember.how do i know for sure the combustion chamberssizei
> > want to run the heads on a good 1978 425 i have untill i cancomplete
> amy original post.i know that 500 motors only came in eldo's until 75
> > total rebuild on the 500.thanks.i must have missed something in
and 76.i just did'nt know for sure what the ratio was for the early
heads.the engine actually came from a rotted out 67 olds
toronado.what do i have to do to make sure its one of the early heads
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