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Old 11-08-2006, 03:52 PM   #1
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has anybody put a cadillac V8 into their bonneville? i know they put em in the GXP but how about the older ones? would it even fit? how much work would it take?
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has anybody put a cadillac V8 into their bonneville? i know they put em in the GXP but how about the older ones? would it even fit? how much work would it take?
To our knowledge, no one has done it at this point. It'* all about fabrication. How good is the person doing the swap?
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Why would someone choose a V-8 over a highly mod-able L67? It'* probably why it hasn't been done V-8'* can have a wicked sound to them though
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I'll agree with Bill on this one. There'* no physical reason I know of that it couldn't be done. There'* space enough in the engine bay.

Just a matter of wanting to spend big $ to do so, when an L67 has so much to give.

If it'* a matter of doing it to be unique and different, then by all means, have at it and let us know what you run into along the way.
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well im not the most expierienced but i have a lot of resources available to me right

this is definitely in the planning stages right now, i would still need to get an engine and a car to put it in, my bonnie i way to rusted to put any money into.

if i were to get a cadillac northstar theyre pushing between 275-300hp. it would sound pretty nice too. i was just wondering if anybody had done it because i am seriuosly thinking about this...
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if i were to get a cadillac northstar theyre pushing between 275-300hp. it would sound pretty nice too. i was just wondering if anybody had done it because i am seriuosly thinking about this...
here is the problem with the N*....there is NO AFTERMARKET.....you can spend half of the money on a L67 and then use the other half of the money that you have saved and put it into the mods of the L67...and prolly have 350+ hp if your seroius

ditch the N* idea and mod a L67.......
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psst...figure out how to mate an LS7 to a built 4T65. The engine bay is plenty big enough for a SBC.
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ditch the N* idea and mod a L67.......
but then i'd just be another bonnie with a L67, i want to be orginal and see if this works out. i'd rather have a n/a V8 than a blown V6 anyways
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psst...figure out how to mate an LS7 to a built 4T65. The engine bay is plenty big enough for a SBC.

hahah and then watch that trans grenade when the car is put into drive.....

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ditch the N* idea and mod a L67.......
but then i'd just be another bonnie with a L67, i want to be orginal and see if this works out. i'd rather have a n/a V8 than a blown V6 anyways
ya that is cool, just dont expect to mod the car after all that work
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ditch the N* idea and mod a L67.......
but then i'd just be another bonnie with a L67, i want to be orginal and see if this works out. i'd rather have a n/a V8 than a blown V6 anyways
ya that is cool, just dont expect to mod the car after all that work
after all that work why would i want to mod the car? i'd be sick of it by then
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