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Big Block Buick Truck Racing?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by gm guy, May 27, 2004.

  1. gm guy

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    Same idea as my Caddy swap in, same mods need to be done to fit one in and same hp/tq numbers /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif In fact saw a Caddy conversion was mentioned in there. Its good cheap massive tq that still gets good gas mileage /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    I can't wait till they post pics of a Buick 455 Truck!
     
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    I'm in the planning stages of a Olds 455 swap. I just talked to my neighbor last night about it. He has run both a Caddy 500 and an Olds 455 in the same truck and according to him there isn't much difference in torque and power. We looked up the specs in the Chilton's and the numbers were a tad bit higher for the Caddy. Any of these 3 engines (Caddy, Buick, Olds) will do just about the same and require the same amount of work to swap in, and will definitely be worth every penny you spend on them. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Cool! post pics when you get started, I am still planning aswell.
     
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    Mine will hopefully be going in a '75 dually, but it will probably be a LOOONG time before it's done, I'm guessing it will be a winter project. /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
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    Here is a pic of my 455 Buick motor, my project will probly take even longer to get started. I have to pull it from a 72 Buick Wagon and rebuild it Ha Ha. Good start eh? Oh well it wil be fun.
    http://www.cardomain.com/memberpage/562863/3
     

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