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  • willys57pu
    ... smoke ... for ... for ... rwd ... of an ... they ... sizei ... complete ... my original post.i know that 500 motors only came in eldo s until 75 and 76.i
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      --- In Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com, "Hall, Tony,
      JCW" <Tony.Hall@j...> wrote:
      > That's interesting. I had a '70 Fleetwood with a 500...
      > Somebody must have swapped out the engine, I never knew it was
      > changed...
      > 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
      smoke
      > the tires all day long.
      >
      > 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
      for
      > $300...
      >
      > It'll probably end up with a 500 in it... All I'm going to use it
      for
      > (well, except for a bit of fun here and there) is towing my camping
      > trailer during the summer (a little 70's 14ft Shasta).
      >
      > Tony
      >
      >
      > Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2005 02:27:14 -0000
      > From: "david brode" <dbrode@h...>
      > Subject: Re: heads
      >
      > willys57pu,
      >
      > '68-'73 heads [both 472 and 500] are 76cc. The 500" did not come in
      rwd
      > cars until '74, so if your engine is a 73 500, it had to come out
      of an
      > eldorado.
      >
      > 74 472, and '74 -'76 500 heads are 120cc.
      > Dave
      >
      >
      >
      > " <willys57pu@y...> wrote:
      > > i have a complete 500 engine.i was told it was a 1973 as far as
      they
      > > could remember.how do i know for sure the combustion chambers
      sizei
      > > want to run the heads on a good 1978 425 i have untill i can
      complete
      > a
      > > total rebuild on the 500.thanks.i must have missed something in
      my original post.i know that 500 motors only came in eldo's until 75
      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
      thanks again
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