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  • Gil McDavis
    i need a 472 or 500 caddy engine for my 1969 eldawg, please help! thanks.. gil ... http://us.click.yahoo.com/0xaSZB/UOnJAA/Y3ZIAA/lkiolB/TM ...
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      i need a 472 or 500 caddy engine for my 1969 eldawg,
      please help!
      thanks..
      gil

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      > 1. Re: Fuel Intake for 472
      > From: "Tommy Pierson"
      > <tompierson@...>
      > 2. Re: Fuel Intake for 472
      > From: "Geary" <ghare@...>
      > 3. new to the group
      > From: "Roy" <roybilt@...>
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      > Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 14:11:42 -0000
      > From: "Tommy Pierson"
      > <tompierson@...>
      > Subject: Re: Fuel Intake for 472
      >
      > In the second half of 1974, Cadillac started using
      > the HEI ignition. I
      > put one on my 73, it was real easy. Find an early
      > Caddy HEI from the
      > junkyard, snag the wire that goes to the
      > distributor, and throw the
      > old resistor wire away. I spliced mine into the pink
      > wire under the
      > steering column. Make sure you use the plug gap
      > reccomendation for a
      > 1975. By then, all Cadillacs had the HEI.
      > As far as the intake, the Edelbrock 2115 intake goes
      > for about $250.00
      > at Jegs, Summit, & can even be ordered through your
      > local parts store.
      >
      > There are other intakes for racing, thike the
      > Bulldog, but I think it
      > has to be used with Bulldog heads.
      >
      > --- In
      > Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com,
      > "Geary"
      > <ghare@m...> wrote:
      > > I have a '74 with a 472. I'm looking for advise
      > and sources for a
      > > performance intake system. Also does someone know
      > of a distributer
      > to
      > > convert the engine to electronic ignition?
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      > Message: 2
      > Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 20:06:37 -0000
      > From: "Geary" <ghare@...>
      > Subject: Re: Fuel Intake for 472
      >
      > Thanks a ton (or maybe my 3 tons thank you) for the
      > advice. I'll
      > see if I can locate the HEI ignition. Do you know
      > whether the
      > distributor for a 500cid would work with the 472
      > without
      > modifications?
      >
      > I had located the 2115 Edelbrock and the Bulldog
      > intakes. The
      > problem with the 2115 is that I found a note at one
      > site indicating
      > there was a problem with the AC compressor location.
      > I can see where
      > that could be a problem with any aftermarket intake
      > as the compressor
      > practically sits on top of the intake manifold and
      > the back side of
      > it is not far from the front of the carburetor. So
      > the next question
      > is – is there an aftermarket bracket adaptor kit
      > that will change
      > the location of the AC compressor? I DO want to
      > keep the AC because
      > I live in South Texas and want to enjoy the car year
      > round.
      >
      > What I was hoping for was a mid-high rise intake
      > with a 2x4 set-up.
      > But I wanted something that would still operate in a
      > lower RPM range
      > and be manageable when driving around town.
      > Geary
      >
      >
      > --- In
      > Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com,
      > "Tommy
      > Pierson" <tompierson@s...> wrote:
      > > In the second half of 1974, Cadillac started using
      > the HEI
      > ignition. I
      > > put one on my 73, it was real easy. Find an early
      > Caddy HEI from
      > the
      > > junkyard, snag the wire that goes to the
      > distributor, and throw the
      > > old resistor wire away. I spliced mine into the
      > pink wire under the
      > > steering column. Make sure you use the plug gap
      > reccomendation for
      > a
      > > 1975. By then, all Cadillacs had the HEI.
      > > As far as the intake, the Edelbrock 2115 intake
      > goes for about
      > $250.00
      > > at Jegs, Summit, & can even be ordered through
      > your local parts
      > store.
      > >
      > > There are other intakes for racing, thike the
      > Bulldog, but I think
      > it
      > > has to be used with Bulldog heads.
      > >
      > > --- In
      > Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com,
      > "Geary"
      > > <ghare@m...> wrote:
      > > > I have a '74 with a 472. I'm looking for advise
      > and sources for
      > a
      > > > performance intake system. Also does someone
      > know of a
      > distributer
      > > to
      > > > convert the engine to electronic ignition?
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      >
      ________________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Message: 3
      > Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2005 13:22:20 -0000
      > From: "Roy" <roybilt@...>
      > Subject: new to the group
      >
      > hi. my name is Roy. i'm 38 and live in south eastern
      > ohio. i have a 37
      > pontiac that i am attempting to put a 1973 cadillac
      > 472 in. the car has
      > a nova front frame clip. any known problems putting
      > the caddy motor on
      > a nova frame???
      > Roy
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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    • Ben Singh
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        Tell everyone where you are.

         

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        From: Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Gil McDavis
        Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 1:01 PM
        To: Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Re: [Cadillac_Performance_Association] Digest Number 638

         

        i need a 472 or 500 caddy engine for my 1969 eldawg,
        please help!
        thanks..
        gil

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        >
        > There are 3 messages in this issue.
        >
        > Topics in this digest:
        >
        >       1. Re: Fuel Intake for 472
        >            From: "Tommy Pierson"
        > <tompierson@...>
        >       2. Re: Fuel Intake for 472
        >            From: "Geary" <ghare@...>
        >       3. new to the group
        >            From: "Roy" <roybilt@...>
        >
        >
        >
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        ________________________________________________________________________
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        > Message: 1        
        >    Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 14:11:42 -0000
        >    From: "Tommy Pierson"
        > <tompierson@...>
        > Subject: Re: Fuel Intake for 472
        >
        > In the second half of 1974, Cadillac started using
        > the HEI ignition. I
        > put one on my 73, it was real easy. Find an early
        > Caddy HEI from the
        > junkyard, snag the wire that goes to the
        > distributor, and throw the
        > old resistor wire away. I spliced mine into the pink
        > wire under the
        > steering column. Make sure you use the plug gap
        > reccomendation for a
        > 1975. By then, all Cadillacs had the HEI.
        > As far as the intake, the Edelbrock 2115 intake goes
        > for about $250.00
        > at Jegs, Summit, & can even be ordered through your
        > local parts store.
        >
        > There are other intakes for racing, thike the
        > Bulldog, but I think it
        > has to be used with Bulldog heads.
        >
        > --- In
        > Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com,
        > "Geary"
        > <ghare@m...> wrote:
        > > I have a '74 with a 472.  I'm looking for advise
        > and sources for a
        > > performance intake system.  Also does someone know
        > of a distributer
        > to
        > > convert the engine to electronic ignition?
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        ________________________________________________________________________
        >
        ________________________________________________________________________
        >
        > Message: 2        
        >    Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 20:06:37 -0000
        >    From: "Geary" <ghare@...>
        > Subject: Re: Fuel Intake for 472
        >
        > Thanks a ton (or maybe my 3 tons thank you) for the
        > advice.  I'll
        > see if I can locate the HEI ignition.  Do you know
        > whether the
        > distributor for a 500cid would work with the 472
        > without
        > modifications?
        >
        > I had located the 2115 Edelbrock and the Bulldog
        > intakes.  The
        > problem with the 2115 is that I found a note at one
        > site indicating
        > there was a problem with the AC compressor location.
        >  I can see where
        > that could be a problem with any aftermarket intake
        > as the compressor
        > practically sits on top of the intake manifold and
        > the back side of
        > it is not far from the front of the carburetor.  So
        > the next question
        > is – is there an aftermarket bracket adaptor kit
        > that will change
        > the location of the AC compressor?  I DO want to
        > keep the AC because
        > I live in South Texas and want to enjoy the car year
        > round. 
        >
        > What I was hoping for was a mid-high rise intake
        > with a 2x4 set-up. 
        > But I wanted something that would still operate in a
        > lower RPM range
        > and be manageable when driving around town. 
        > Geary
        >
        >
        > --- In
        > Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com,
        > "Tommy
        > Pierson" <tompierson@s...> wrote:
        > > In the second half of 1974, Cadillac started using
        > the HEI
        > ignition. I
        > > put one on my 73, it was real easy. Find an early
        > Caddy HEI from
        > the
        > > junkyard, snag the wire that goes to the
        > distributor, and throw the
        > > old resistor wire away. I spliced mine into the
        > pink wire under the
        > > steering column. Make sure you use the plug gap
        > reccomendation for
        > a
        > > 1975. By then, all Cadillacs had the HEI.
        > > As far as the intake, the Edelbrock 2115 intake
        > goes for about
        > $250.00
        > > at Jegs, Summit, & can even be ordered through
        > your local parts
        > store.
        > >
        > > There are other intakes for racing, thike the
        > Bulldog, but I think
        > it
        > > has to be used with Bulldog heads.
        > >
        > > --- In
        > Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com,
        > "Geary"
        > > <ghare@m...> wrote:
        > > > I have a '74 with a 472.  I'm looking for advise
        > and sources for
        > a
        > > > performance intake system.  Also does someone
        > know of a
        > distributer
        > > to
        > > > convert the engine to electronic ignition?
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        ________________________________________________________________________
        >
        ________________________________________________________________________
        >
        > Message: 3        
        >    Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2005 13:22:20 -0000
        >    From: "Roy" <roybilt@...>
        > Subject: new to the group
        >
        > hi. my name is Roy. i'm 38 and live in south eastern
        > ohio. i have a 37
        > pontiac that i am attempting to put a 1973 cadillac
        > 472 in. the car has
        > a nova front frame clip. any known problems putting
        > the caddy motor on
        > a nova frame???
        > Roy
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        ________________________________________________________________________
        >
        ________________________________________________________________________
        >
        >
        >
        >
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