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OLDSMOBILE 350 V8 Diesel World

The first Oldsmobile diesels arrived for the 1978 model year, and they carried a modified version of the brand's 5.7-liter (350-cu.in.) V-8. By 1979, the year of this magazine ad, the division had increased its oil-burning options to include the 4.3-liter (261-cu.in.) V-8 as well, offering diesel engines in a whopping 19 Oldsmobile models.

Olds Diesel 350

Even if the Oldsmobile 350 diesel represented over half of all domestic passenger diesel sales by 1981, the engine was quietly brought out behind the shed and put out of its own misery in 1985.

The infamous Oldsmobile 350 diesel

Oldsmobile's diesel engine program (1978-85) is completely represented in this collection. in this video you will see:1978 Chevrolet Silverado 350 (5.7L) V8.

OLDSMOBILE 350 V8 Diesel World

The diesel option cost $740 in a 98 Olds where the base engine was the 350 gas V8. Meet the Oldsmobile 350 LF9 Diesel. The original 350 diesel "D" block shared the same 4.047×3.385 bore and stroke as the V8 gasser and the same general dimensions, but was only 75 pounds heavier. The complete diesel car was only 135 pounds heavier than the.

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Oldsmobile's high-performance version of the small block V8 was the Rocket 350. It was designed with a 4.057-inch bore (cylinder diameter) and a 3.385-inch stroke (piston travel distance), which.

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That's so true, one collection doesn't represent much. There is however an active 350 diesel users group on Delphi forums of Olds diesel owners, I don't know how many vehicles the group represents, but it shows there are a number out there. Periodically there are Olds diesel vehicles on E-BAy, currently a Toronado with bidding up to $3,000.

A Few Bad Car Engines

Diesel History Retrospective: Oldsmobile's Other Diesel. Say "Oldsmobile diesel" and most people think of the trouble-prone 350-cid (5.7 liter) V-8 that plagued GM's full-size cars in the late 1970s and early 1980s. But there was another Oldsmobile diesel in that time frame, and it was actually a decent engine — and yet it was largely overshadowed by the bad reputation of its V-8 sister.

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OLDS 350 diesel V-8 - 20 head bolts total. exactly half of what was needed. this was the end of assuming GM was an automotive leader. It broke my heart because I love diesel power and these jerks ruined it forever. The infamous International/Ford 6.0 and 6.4 Powerstrokes had also 10 head bolts per side. The original 7.3 Power Stroke had 18.

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Olds started with their 350-cubic-inch (5.7-liter) engine (no relation to the Chevrolet 350 we discussed last month). Contrary to what some believe, the Olds diesel was not just a gas engine "converted" to a diesel; the block was of similar dimensions because using the same bore and stroke meant Oldsmobile could build the engines using the.

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Damaging diesel's public image that badly is all the reason we need to name the Oldsmobile 350 diesel…a Great Moment in Crappy Engines. As an added bonus, check out this educational video produced by Oldsmobile in 1980, but be sure to turn down your speakers or headphones before hitting "play," as the years haven't been kind to the.

5 Worst Engines Chevrolet Ever Put In Their Cars (5 From Ford)

In the fall of 1977, GM introduced its 350-cu.in. diesel engine. The LF9-code mill was the only passenger-car V-8 diesel in the world at that time; Oldsmobile engineered it, but all GM divisions from Chevy to Cadillac used it. Even today it's reputed to be a converted gasoline engine, but it's not: While it shared some things like head-bolt.

OneOwner Diesel 1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass Barn Finds

The sins of the original Oldsmobile diesel V8 were many. Forced to use the same bore and stroke as the brand's 350 cubic inch gas engine rather than working from a clean slate, the engine also lacked a water separator and featured head bolts that couldn't withstand diesel pressures. Throw in legions of owners trying their home-brewed fixes for.

1980 Oldsmobile 350 CID V8 Diesel Engine Oldsmobile, Diesel engine, Engineering

The Oldsmobile Diesel engine is a series of V6 and V8 diesel engines produced by General Motors from 1978 to 1985. Their design was based on the Olds 350 gasoline engine architecture. A 350 cu in (5.7 L) V8 was introduced in 1978, followed by a 261 cu in (4.3 L) V8 only for the 1979 model year.

"Barn Find" First Start 1982 Olds Delta 88 5.7L /350 c.i. Diesel YouTube

The Olds diesel V-8 displaced 350 ci and was based upon the small-block Oldsmobile 350. This engine was not simply the gasoline powerplant converted to diesel, but rather an all-new assembly based.

1978'85 Olds LF9 Diesel V8 Hemmings

Well, the Olds diesel lives again! It hasn't been licensed since 2007 and hasn't moved since 2007. More videos to come! This video was filmed in October of 2.