Certainly, this big-inch 1960s V8 engine was fairly thirsty by today's standards, but there weren't a lot of downsides it that I can recall. The 425 Olds was a fairly high compression engine which required premium fuel, and so it might not perform too well on today's unleaded pump gasoline. The horsepower reported in the 1960s up to 1971 was in the so-called "SAE Gross" rating, so it would be difficult to compare this engine with later models which use "SAE Net" rating. A general rule of thumb is that net horsepower is about 75-80 percent of gross horsepower. In case you don't know, the chief difference between this engine and the more common 455 Oldsmobile was the crankshaft. The 425 Olds had a stroke of 3.975 inches, while the later 455 had a stroke of 4.25 inches.
324 cubic inch
Cubic inches of displacement in reference to a car is the volume of the cylinders in the engine in cubic inches. In most American muscle cars, part of the name refers to the displacement of the engine in cubic inches, for example the Chevrolet Chevelle SS454 has a 454 ci engine and the Oldsmobile 440 had a 440 ci engine.
You can get a wiring diagram for your Oldsmobile 455 cubic inch engine alternator at most auto-parts stores. Oldsmobile service manuals will have the engine alternator wiring diagram and can be obtained from most local libraries.
Olds never had an engine that displaced 442 cubic inches ( common mistake ) 442 was a model or option designation depending on year built engines available were 330/400/350/455/ Later on 307 General rule of thumb you gain about 2 cubic inches for every .10 over. Example 455 at .60 over would be about 467 to 468 cubic inch engine
In 1979 Pontiac did not make available any 455 (cubic inch) engine. The largest available was a 400 4bbl in the Pontiac Trans Am (220 net horsepower). Also the "rocket engine" description was only applicable to the Oldsmobile Division. The 455 Rocket Engine (Oldsmobile) was discontinued in 1977 where the largest engine was the 403 cubic inch Rocket Engine V8 rated at 185 net horsepower available on the 98 (a 350 cubic inch was standard) and the Toronado. It was also sold to the Buick division and available on the Riviera.
The spark plug gap for a 1977 Olds 403 is listed as .060 inches.
Certainly not, the standard base engine for the 1972 442 was a 350 2-BBL. Sign up at wildaboutcars.com for free to learn all about almost any year Oldsmobile and what models were offered and what was available.
350 cubic inch ( 5.7 liters / 5700 cc )
This is a 307 cubic inch Oldsmobile engine. It was produced with both cast iron exhaust manifolds and stainless steel exhaust manifolds.
A 6.0L engine is 366.1 cubic inches.
A 6.0 Cubic liter engine is APX. 366 cubic inches. A 5.3 liter engine is 323 (advertised as a 327) cubic inches. A 8.1 liter is 494 cubic inches.
Engine capacity is measured in cubic inches, cubic centimeters or liters; a common Ford V8 (eight cylinder) engine is a 302. Three hundred cubic inches or 5 liters. Capacity is measured by the amount (volume) of air in the cylinder it displaces. Here is the link, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engine_displacement
364 cubic inches in a 6.0L engine.
A 5.0L engine is 305.1 cubic inches.
Yes, Chevrolet has a 347 cubic inch engine. It is also referred to as a 5.7 liter engine.
294 cubic inches
360 cubic inches
According to most Oldmobile torque specs, the correct torque for rocker arm bolts is 25 ft-lbs.
varies by engine.
If you assume that 1 liter = 61.01 cubic inches, then a 5.3 liter engine displaces 323.353 cubic inches.
The inline six cylinder engine was ( 170 cubic inches )
A 1200 cc engine displaces about 73.2 cubic inches.
A 2.4 liter engine has a displacement of 146.457 cubic inches or 2400cc
Oldsmobile in 1968.
355 cubic inches