Eldorado 368 oil pan ?s

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500, 472, 425, 368 Discussion, Eldorado 368 oil pan ?s in Cadillac Engine Discussion; Will a rear sump oil pan from a 368 powered Eldorado fit the bigger motors 425, 472, 500? I got ...
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    fslay is offline Cadillac Owners Fanatic
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    Eldorado 368 oil pan ?s

    Will a rear sump oil pan from a 368 powered Eldorado fit the bigger motors 425,
    472, 500? I got one and didn't know. Thanks

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    drmenard is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
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    Re: Eldorado 368 oil pan ?s

    It will fit all of the motors . But on the 500 a little hammer work is needed.. At the very bottom some dimples must be made for the rod bolts.. Sometime they just touch the bottom and the hammer is needed.. So check the clearance. and one more thing, on the pick up tube , the tap that bolts to the main bearing is a little lower on the bigger motors, not sure about the 425 if its lower or not, but the tap must be bent and a new hole put in closer to the end of the tab..

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    Re: Eldorado 368 oil pan ?s

    And don't forget to double check your clearance between the pickup and the pan bottom.

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