In my humble opinion, the exhaust system chokes the engine and doesn't let it breathe. Keep the oil changed regularly. Darling Wife called it her Humpback Cadillac I also had a 1980 Oldsmobile 88. What is your application if you don't mind me asking? Designed to replace production engines used from 1973-1985, it features a durable, yet value-driven, short-block assembly and iron cylinder heads with early-style perimeter hold-downs. Use the correct oil in it, keep it changed regularly and it should last a long time. By 1982 or 1983, the 5. I recently came across one with 15k mi that had a Goodwrench diesel in it.
I am also curious: what kind of mileage do those cars with the 5. Should I be concerned about the new low sulfer diesel gas for this vehicle? What is a Goodwrench engine? Diesels require: clean fuel no water to corrode the fuel delivery system regular maintenance of the fuel filter 2500 mi oil changes Diesel motor oil like rotella head gasket bolts should never be reused because of stretching with the ~1984 re-design of the 5. A friend of mine was in sales and had an '82 Caprice Classic with the 5. . They are based on regular-production engines and make great swap choices for replacing a tired engine, while also enabling creative engine builders to start with an economical production engine and add their preferred power-building accessories. I know they were problematic for a lot of people. It lacked power but that was about the only negative.
Our large inventory and huge warehouses allow us to offer some of the best prices around. There are only a few American diesels on the roads. One thing I did read is that when you drive an old American car, and pull up to a diesel pump, you are going to have a hard time convincing the gas attendant to fill it up with diesel. To make then run decent, they need a true dual exhaust system. They would get close to 35 on the highway driven at the interstate speed limits.
Specifications subject to change without notice. All new - not remanufactured! This means you can be up and running again quickly and reliably. One thing I did read is that when you drive an old American car, and pull up to a diesel pump, you are going to have a hard time convincing the gas attendant to fill it up with diesel. Besides the Cadillac dealerships here in Phoenix, is there any other recommended plkaces i might take this car to for service and check ups? The two that I had would get 25+ in town if driven normally. I had two of the diesels. What numbers should I be looking for for the engine once I receive the vehicle? Very nice, full size car and 35 - 38 mpg to boot. If you look at the factory exhaust, it is similar to the exhaust found on the gasoline engine.
We put a lot of miles on the 2 cars. They would then run performance wise with the gas engines of the day and get almost twice the mileage of the gas engines. Very nice, full size car and 35 - 38 mpg to boot. All else being equal, diesel sounds like a good choice. The early ones had injector pump issues as well as the owners using 10W-40 oil in them which would sieze the piston rings resulting in no compression. Better still, it includes a stronger four-bolt main block and smooth flat tappet hydraulic camshaft. The dealer that I bought the car from in Florida states that the injector was just recently replaced.
Your help, input, and advice will be greatly appreciated. Change the fuel filters every once in a while. There are only a few American diesels on the roads. Yes, I have read several places of mileage being in the 30's on a heavy 1978 seville. They are based on regular-production engines and make great swap choices for replacing a tired engine, while also enabling creative engine builders to start with an economical production engine and add their preferred power-building accessories.
Perception is everything isn't it? It lacked power but that was about the only negative. A 1981 Seville and a 1980 fullsize Olds 88. I have been keeping my eye out for a 1976-1979 Seville. I think you can dispense your own, but there is usually an attendant Interesting. This was at a time that fullsize cars only got about 10 or 12 in town and 15 on the highway.
At the self serve, you are going to have people running to stop you from dispensing diesel. You might want to ask Goodwrench what to do regarding the use of the low sulfur fuel. I never did get my Diesel. I reckon I was one of the lucky ones. The only other diesel I have owned was a 1974 Mercedes Benz european 220D back in the '80's. I had two of them. The Goodwrench replacement engine should be very durable.