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i was gonna buy a 84 cutlass with a 455 rocket the guy told me it came out of a 68 olds ,anyone know what it migt have been in,its fast
 

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what im gettin at is, did they make rocket engines back then cause the 79 cutlass i had had a 350 rocket and i know it was, gold intake,this 455 is blue that dosnt seem like a roket 2 me
 

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vista cruiser,delta 88, cutlass 's',
 

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Originally posted by oldsrider87@Sep 12 2005, 08:47 PM~3801534
what im gettin at is, did they make rocket engines back then  cause the 79 cutlass i had  had a 350 rocket  and i know it was, gold intake,this 455 is blue that dosnt seem like a roket 2 me
yeah its still a rocket
 

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i also had a 76 delta 88 royale,it had a 455 but i dont think it was a rocket
 

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Originally posted by concrete@Sep 12 2005, 08:49 PM~3801544
I could be wrong but I have only heard of a rocket 350...

I'll look it up though cause I could be wrong.
pretty much, they just put the rocket in the name. really no difference
 

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Originally posted by concrete@Sep 12 2005, 08:49 PM~3801544
I could be wrong but I have only heard of a rocket 350...

I'll look it up though cause I could be wrong.
that is what ive heard also,olds made 350 rockets,i have never seen a gold intake on a 455
 

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Originally posted by oldsrider87@Sep 12 2005, 08:51 PM~3801569
that is what ive heard also,olds made 350 rockets,i have never seen a gold intake on a 455
my buddy has a rocket 455 in his 69 442
 

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THEY MADE THEM IN 68
 

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the car is super fast, it will burn the tires right off the rim without powerbrakin that shit,kinda scary,and i just got my license back a few weeks ago
 

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A HIGH PERFORMANCE 455 WOULDNT BE BAD IN A G-BODY
 

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from what I just read they made 3 different ones.

350
400
455

Maybe I'm getting it mixed withthe H.O. motors.


here is the years they came in them.

CID YEARS

260 1976-82 3.5 3.385 2.12 2.5 6.0 1.615
260D 1979-80 3.5 3.385 2.12 3.0 5.886 1.770
307 1980-86 3.8 3.385 2.12 2.5 6.0 1.615
330 1964-67 3.938 3.385 2.12 2.5 6.0 1.615
350 1968-80 4.057 3.385 2.12 2.5 6.0 1.615
350D 1978-85 4.057 3.385 2.12 3.0 5.886 1.770
403 1976-85 4.350 3.385 2.12 2.5 6.0 1.615

400 1965-67 4.0 3.975 2.5 3.0 6.998 1.615
400 1968-69 3.870 4.250 2.5 3.0 6.735 1.74
425 1965-67 4.125 3.975 2.5 3.0 6.998 1.615
455 1968-76 4.125 4.250 2.5 3.0 6.735 1.74
 

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Originally posted by concrete@Sep 12 2005, 08:58 PM~3801631
from what I just read they made 3 different ones.

350
400
455

Maybe I'm getting it mixed withthe H.O. motors.
here is the years they came in them.

Oldsmobile Engine Specifications:

      CID  YEARS    BORE  STR.  Jrnl. Mains  Conn.  Piston
                                  Rods  Dia.  Rod    Comp. Ht

SMALL- 260  1976-82  3.5    3.385  2.12  2.5    6.0    1.615
BLOCK  260D 1979-80  3.5    3.385  2.12  3.0    5.886  1.770
      307  1980-86  3.8    3.385  2.12  2.5    6.0    1.615
      330  1964-67  3.938  3.385  2.12  2.5    6.0    1.615
      350  1968-80  4.057  3.385  2.12  2.5    6.0    1.615
      350D 1978-85  4.057  3.385  2.12  3.0    5.886  1.770
      403  1976-85  4.350  3.385  2.12  2.5    6.0    1.615

BIG-  400  1965-67  4.0    3.975  2.5  3.0    6.998  1.615
BLOCK  400  1968-69  3.870  4.250  2.5  3.0    6.735  1.74
      425  1965-67  4.125  3.975  2.5  3.0    6.998  1.615
      455  1968-76  4.125  4.250  2.5  3.0    6.735  1.74
 
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