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1974 Oldsmobile Omega - Stock #5878 - Gateway Classic Cars St. Louis
For sale in our St. Louis showroom is a frame off restored 1974 Oldsmobile
Omega. The Omega shared the X-body Nova platform, but was more dressed up
than the basic Chevy. The Omega featured a unique nose and tail, as well as
a fancier wood grain dash. This particular car features a 350 CID V8 which
has been bored .030 over and has a roller cam and lifters. Backing this
power plant is a rebuilt 350 turbo
automatic transmission running to a 10 bolt rear end with 3.23 gear ratio.
This car is finished in its original glossy red which looks great against
the classic GM rally wheels. Under the hood has been dressed up with chrome
pieces and great looking Edelbrock valve covers. This car is equipped with
AM/FM radio with CD player, power steering, tilt wheel, seat belts, and
rally wheels with radial tires. This is a must see to appreciate car. You
won't find a cleaner '74 Omega than this one. To view this car in greater
detail, including HD video, visit www.GatewayClassicCars.com. Please call
618-271-3000 with any questions.
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Information about Oldsmobile V8 engines
In this video I talk about the "late" Oldsmobile V8 and offer tips on how
to identify them by number.
"Late" in this instance means 1964-1990. Early('49-64) Olds engines are an
entirely different block, etc.
Sometimes my info gets a bit twisted when it stays inside my head for a
while, so a correction is that '77-80 heads are 3A, not 4A. 4A heads are
Also, to clarify and avoid confusion, this...7 A is a 350 head, this...7A
is a later 307 head. You can also tell the difference easily by the ports.
Late 307 and 260 ports are half the size of any other versions.
Trivia: The Olds 403 was used in 1977-79 Pontiac Trans-Am's, but not all of
Of note...the engine in the video is painted the incorrect shade of gold,
which appears to be the Krylon generic gold. The proper shade is slightly
darker and less "glitzy"