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Forum: Engines 02-27-2016, 06:47 PM
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Please delete.
Forum: Engines 02-02-2014, 08:56 AM
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Posted By ~JM~
A previous Cadillac engine enthusiast that went...

A previous Cadillac engine enthusiast that went by the handle of LUXLX ran a junkyard 500 with the original pistons & rods in a little Fox body Mustang. He used to beat the snot out of it regularly &...
Forum: Engines 02-02-2014, 08:48 AM
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Views: 7,094
Posted By ~JM~
Ultimately you want a later block like the '76...

Ultimately you want a later block like the '76 that you mentioned as they have improved oiling passages. Then you want to use the early model closed chamber heads, as they have a better combustion...
Forum: Everything Else 02-02-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By ~JM~
Here is a link to the various year/model Cadillac...

Here is a link to the various year/model Cadillac advertising brochures:
http://caddy500.com/index.php?topic=1286.0

Happy hunting.
~JM~
Forum: Members Rides 10-02-2013, 07:51 AM
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Posted By ~JM~
Uh-Oh... Oops. From what I recall the 425...

Uh-Oh... Oops.

From what I recall the 425 block is a thinner casting than the 472/500. The 425 weighs about 100lbs. less than the 472/500. A lot of material was removed from the crank also. What...
Forum: Engines 08-21-2013, 06:14 AM
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Posted By ~JM~
Is this an HEI distributer, or a points...

Is this an HEI distributer, or a points distributer?

I have had two no spark to the plug issues with Cadillac HEI distributers.

One was a dead HEI module. The car drove me to work in the...
Forum: Racing 08-11-2013, 06:56 AM
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Posted By ~JM~
Those pipes look pretty cool! Ought to sound real...

Those pipes look pretty cool! Ought to sound real nice.

What are those 2 small scoops on the rear door? Are they for the brakes?

~JM~
Forum: Racing 08-06-2013, 07:04 AM
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Posted By ~JM~
Sounds like great fun!!! I like the...

Sounds like great fun!!!

I like the creative names of the teams, cars & events. LOL!

~JM~
Forum: Racing 08-05-2013, 06:47 AM
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Posted By ~JM~
Well I just speed read through the rules & regs....

Well I just speed read through the rules & regs. Interesting event! I've heard of it before but did not realize there was a $500 limit. I don't see how you can purchase a worthy car & have a roll...
Forum: Racing 08-05-2013, 05:59 AM
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Views: 37,781
Posted By ~JM~
4" Exhausts! Wow! :D That ought to sound real...

4" Exhausts! Wow! :D That ought to sound real good. How big will the exhaust manifold outlet be after you modify it? How are you going to modify the manifolds anyway? I thought they were about...
Forum: Racing 08-02-2013, 07:09 AM
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Views: 37,781
Posted By ~JM~
The beauty of the 368 Eldo pan aside from the...

The beauty of the 368 Eldo pan aside from the shape, is that they are cheap! That was what I was trying to emphasize. They are a nicer, more compact shape & they usually don't cost anywhere near the...
Forum: Racing 08-01-2013, 04:14 PM
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Views: 37,781
Posted By ~JM~
The 368 Eldo pan is a lot different than the...

The 368 Eldo pan is a lot different than the standard 500 Eldo pan. It's much more compact.

Good luck
~JM~
Forum: Racing 08-01-2013, 07:36 AM
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Views: 37,781
Posted By ~JM~
Three more... That's a cool project! Should...

Three more...

That's a cool project! Should be a good handling car when you are done.

~JM~

PS. I have an extra one of these Pans & a Pick-Up Tube if you're interested.
Forum: Racing 08-01-2013, 07:35 AM
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Views: 37,781
Posted By ~JM~
Just noticed that I already had some pics of the...

Just noticed that I already had some pics of the 368 Eldorado pan with measurements displayed. Here they are...
Forum: Racing 08-01-2013, 07:08 AM
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Views: 37,781
Posted By ~JM~
Have you seen the Oil Pan that the 368 powered...

Have you seen the Oil Pan that the 368 powered Eldorado uses?

It may be just what you need. It is an awesome rear sump pan that is quite compact & not very expensive. Last time I looked (A few...
Forum: Racing 07-31-2013, 08:33 AM
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Views: 37,781
Posted By ~JM~
Well... What's the extent of the update? The pic...

Well... What's the extent of the update? The pic looks good, but how far along are you? I've often thought that a Caddy powered Jag would make for a very cool car. What type of rear end will you be...
Forum: Members Rides 07-07-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,380
Posted By ~JM~
Bitchin Caddy!!! I can't recall anyone...

Bitchin Caddy!!!

I can't recall anyone supercharging a 425. Usually its a 500 if its blown.

How much boost are you building & how well does she run?

~JM~
Forum: Swap Meet 06-26-2013, 06:26 AM
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Views: 5,369
Posted By ~JM~
You could try posting them on the forum listed in...

You could try posting them on the forum listed in my signature below, but eBay is probably going to be your best bet. It's hard to beat eBay for maximizing exposure of your items to potential buyers...
Forum: Engines 06-22-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,888
Posted By ~JM~
Charlie, Usually I try to refrain from cross...

Charlie, Usually I try to refrain from cross posting to other forums, as I feel that it can sometimes be construed as being disrespectful. Plus I hate following a link that has disappeared as they...
Forum: Engines 06-22-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,888
Posted By ~JM~
In the "Old Days" many guys used to take the...

In the "Old Days" many guys used to take the later years ('75 & '76) Cadillac 500 engines with the flat top pistons & install a set of the earlier 472/500 small chamber heads onto the short block to...
Forum: Engines 06-21-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,888
Posted By ~JM~
Paul is absolutely correct. If your budget allows...

Paul is absolutely correct. If your budget allows the investment of aftermarket Rods & a Rocker Arm system you will never regret buying the extra reliability. Especially now that these components...
Forum: Engines 06-20-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,888
Posted By ~JM~
I think if I were you... I would scrounge around...

I think if I were you... I would scrounge around your area to determine how plentiful/scarce 1970-1976 Cadillacs are. Sometimes it's easy to find a complete car with less than a 100-150K miles on it...
Forum: Engines 06-20-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,888
Posted By ~JM~
I forgot to mention... Even though the OEM...

I forgot to mention... Even though the OEM Cadillac Rods & the Rocker Arm assembly are generally considered the engines weak links. There was one Cadillac 500 powered Fox body Mustang that routinely...
Forum: Engines 06-20-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,888
Posted By ~JM~
Welcome to the board Charlie, Believe it or...

Welcome to the board Charlie, Believe it or not... You are not the first to build a Cadillac powered Pulling Rig. I would call MTS to learn what you can about the other Puller. I believe MTS was...
Forum: Members Rides 06-18-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,074
Posted By ~JM~
About the only way to determine if it is a 472 or...

About the only way to determine if it is a 472 or a 500 is to measure the stroke. You can pull a sparkplug & insert a wire at TDC & mark the wire, then rotate to BDC & do the same. I think it should...
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