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> Stop with this thread! I caught myself measuring the engine
> compartment of the 5KS yesterday. At this point I'm almost
> convinced the only way to get rid of the "bucking" problem
> I'm having with the car is to install a Northstar engine.
> I did a similar conversion on my fathers Mercyless Benz
> 250 Sedan, I put a dorF 351 Cleveland in the car, it was
> a bullet off the line, but since I kept the original
> diff, the revs at high speed cruising blew the engine.
> I put everything back to stock....that was worse than
> the initial conversion. I'm going to the insurance
> auctions this weekend....I wonder if they'll have any
> flipped or rear ended Caddies there.....?
> I'll measure the next Northstar I come across, but it
> seems like the motor mounts will have to be raised in
> order to get clearance in the engine bay.
Hey, don't forget there are a few other new Al v8's out their.... the
Olds Aurora, Ford's modular (in SOHC & DOHC), and Infiniti (Nissan).
Also, once you remove all the CIS stuff and turbo plumbing and cooling
stuff, their is alot of room under the hood.