I have found that most fuel injection systems do not like full dual plane intake manifolds. One: if you want solid, reliable power with an Oldsmobile powerplant, is one of the leaders in the Oldsmobile performance game. While it's important that other parts play a major role in producing power the heads are key. The bottom of the cylinders come clearanced from Rocket Racing for a 4. . While more pressure tends to help the lubrication of your engine it is important to point out that too much pressure requires more engine power to create.
And I have to ask-if you want to go that fast- wouldn't it be easier to just build a 455? The heads were taken to Saddleback College in Mission Viejo Calif. Whether you want to recreate the 455 that came in your Olds from the factory using all-new parts, or if you want to build an Olds-powered Pro Mod, this aftermarket block can handle that, and everything in between, with the ability to go to over 600 cubic inches. I installed a timing chain with a Torrington bearing to help minimize the internal friction between the timing chain and the block. Careful measures in checking and double checking clearances is our precedence in producing a fast, reliable engine that will bear our responsibility. A high volume oil pump increases the problem by pumping more oil up top and potentially draining the oil pan in the process.
We also wanted to see how the motor would respond to having more fuel thrown at it. A common fault of many other engine builders is their inability to analyze their customers needs. We come from bracket racing with quick turnarounds and lots of events. The modern Olds V8 came in various sizes from 330-455 cubes. You have a direct, line of sight to the valve on both the intake and exhaust side.
Eagle Oldsmobile 455 Stroker Kit 461 468 488 495 Olds 455 Rotating Assembly 455 Oldsmobile Performance Parts 455 Oldsmobile performance engines make great torque and good horsepower even in stock configuration. In reality, it just depends upon the quality of heads on the cores you have access to. An Eagle 455 Oldsmobile stroker engine kit will provide even better performance. There's some oiling tricks too- I can't recall the details, but the Olds pushes too much oil into the cam and heads. Unless your restoring a '66-67 Toronado to Concours specs, that goes ditto for the 425.
If you don't care about looking stock the Edelbrock Performer is a nice upgrade and adds a noticeable improvement in power and torque. But as always, your results will vary. Not really all that much better than the Cs though. They had an Olds engine on they dyno and for some reason, the dyno malfunctioned and the Olds was going full tilt. Next I installed the main bearings and checked the clearances, all the were at. We also offer 455 custom piston options on these basic stroker kits. Before firing the engine, we pressure-lubed it with a homemade tool that really was nothing more than a 6-inch-long Allen bolt.
We then took the block, crank, rods, and pistons to Barrington Engines where Don Sr. After some thought and a look at the raising gas prices he decided to stick with his very reliable, more economical 283. The Rings - While all rings may look the same there are many different materials used in the industry. After a full day of work, we would then run back to the dock with hopefully several hundred pounds of shrimp. Eventually they evacuated the area and eventually it blew. Keep in mind, that is with all the band-aids possible on a stock block.
Then would pull a 50 foot trawl for 2 hour tows as many as 4 or 5 times a day or night. This went on for weeks at a time. The big-block and diesel engine blocks also used a 3. The reason is with that big cam-you were giving up quite a bit of low-end and mid-range torque for top-end rush. Our goal is to have a more than satisfied customer and this creates the word of mouth reputation that Eddies has enjoyed for over 35 years. If you look at a set of Olds heads you will see that the wall dividing the two center ports is recessed somewhat.
It made 473 ft-lb Torque 4100 and 442 Horsepower 5600. Eddies uses File Fit Plasma-moly rings are used to reduce friction and drag on the cylinder walls which produce the best horsepower and reliability. That's what we are here for! Next the pistons rings were cut and all the ring gaps were checked. If I do run across a Buick 455 i will get it if it's cheap enough. For only having 8:1 compression and being saddled with 2. The good news is that most crankshafts are more than adequate for high performance street use. At one point in time, our track had 32 events in a year, so we know what it takes for an engine to survive in a severe-duty environment.
If you are willing to mix and match with the parts then you want a 71-76 short block and 67-70 430 or 455 heads. Not to mention that everyone wants more cubes these days. As soon as I am done with my 32, im thinking of building a altered wheelbase 51 ford, with a Olds 455 we have laying around. Click on the link below to watch the engine on the dyno: In order to get real world numbers I used the Hooker Super Competition headers and the Magnaflow mufflers from the car it was going in, my 69 Chevelle. Tel: 800-471-2325 Toll Free ; 732-727-2325; Fax: 732-727-3178 Address:. The rest is typical- choose a good cam, roller timing chain, good intake and carb combo, match ports.