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Old 03-10-2004, 06:42 AM
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What kind of Olds. Rocket

I found an oldsmobile car out in the woods, the engine valve covers say Oldsmobile Rocket on them, i looked at the car and the only numbers that i could find was b2P-V8-5679 any help would be appreciated i need to know what size engine this is.

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Old 03-10-2004, 06:18 PM
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what year is it?
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A picture of the car sure would help....they made Olds Rockets from 49 right up into the 80s.
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Found an olds lying in the woods, lol...

What was the block number?
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Old 03-10-2004, 07:14 PM
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olds rocket is a 350.
where are these woods at?
what else is in the woods.
cars, leprachauns?
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They started calling the overhead valve V8 that came out in 1949 a "Rocket"...It has been various sizes since.
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Old 03-10-2004, 07:20 PM
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ahhh. the more you know.
i have only seen 350's but good to know.
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i can show you a pic of a 455 rocket engine carb cover.. they are not only for 350s



you can see it barely, but you can see a 455 on there

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