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Starting The 350 Olds Diesel in My 1981 Caprice

I recently bought this nice Caprice with a 5,7 Diesel. I'm not going to keep this engine, I have a plan for a cool project with a different motor, so I'll keep you guys posted.


 


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First Start Of The 6,2 Diesel In My '81 Caprice
Have been working on this conversion for over a month now, working on it whenever I had spare time. All I'm missing now is the Exhaust and some wiring. Engine is from a 1988 Suburban, I have a video of this engine running in that car. The car had a 350 Olds diesel in it.





Hard To Start 1983 GMC Suburban 6,2 Diesel
It was around -15 celcius and we had to get the Suburban startet to pull some other cars. I think some glow plugs were bad, and many of the batteries we tryed was not good enough. Once it started it knocked like crazy the first minutte.





Rebuilt, Reworked Oldsmobile Diesel
First full video of the car since I've redone it. New springs, shocks, tires, headliner, door gaskets, window tint, trunk lift struts, a/c compressor, evaporator, heater core, water pump, alternator, radiator, belts, hoses, transmission cooler. Transmission (200C) has been rebuilt. Engine has been rebuilt with NOS injectors, NOS .030 over pistons, new rod bearings, cam bearings, main bearings, camshaft, lifters, Fel-Pro gaskets throughout, ARP head studs, ARP main studs, injector pump rebuilt by Stanadyne's service department, pretty much nothing left untouched.





Driving in the Olds Diesel
Several people have asked to see more videos driving the Olds Diesel. This is a cold start in the morning (it was about 40 last night, probably 50 in the garage), followed by a cruise around the neighborhood. Turn down your subwoofer - camera picked up some low rumbles that you don't hear while driving...





Cadillac Deville 6.2 Diesel
this is my Cadillac Deville 1984 6,2 diesel (Originaly 4,1) just put in sweet 6,2 GMC jimmy. I use the original tranny , I also had 1981 Cadillac Deville 5,7 diesel for scrap, needed the engine mounting and lots more stuff from that car . You can also see in the garage dodge van 350, Dodge dart 1974, cord 1936, Volvo 850 2,3 turbo and the orange engine 318 cc will be put in the dart





Chevrolet Caprice 5.7 diesel cold start
Starting my 1981 Caprice at -15 celcius. Started really well with good glow plugs. Engine is original 350DX with TH350C transmission.





'82 Mercedes 300TDT First Start In 8 Years
Just bought two more of these wonderful cars. This one is a 1982 model, that sat behind a barn for 8-10 years. I'm going to use this one as a parts car, because the car is rusted beyond repair.





I Bought Another Rusted Suburban 6,2 Diesel
I got this rusted 1988 suburban cheap, because of a blown tranny. The engine is really good, thats why I bought it.





Cold Start Caprice Chevy





1980 Olds Diesel.wmv
Original advertising laserdisc info for the 1980 Oldsmobile Diesel engine, audio is harsh, sorry, don't know if it was any better than this in the showrooms though LOL





The Oldsmobile Diesel Junk Yard Experience.
Scavenging through the junk yard for Lincoln Town Car parts led me to a 1984 Oldsmobile Delta 88 that actually still had a 350 Diesel V8 under the hood. Not having seen one in the junk yard for 10 years, and believing that I knew who the car formerly belonged to, it was quite clear that the experience of pulling an Oldsmobile Diesel engine from the junk yard may never happen again. Plans for the following weekend were changed as I was determined to pull the engine out rain or shine, with or with out help. Some of the people in the yard had never heard of nor even seen one. With a busy schedule and the yard being nearly Two hours away, it was a do or die situation...The result was...well...just watch...





1982 Cadillac Coupe DeVille DIESEL
Have you ever seen one of these in person? Not many are left today. This car has been gone through for reliability, if you can consider that possible for an Olds 350 diesel. This car (since its an '82) has the improved DX block, over the D block that was produced first. The D block and its fuel system were pretty horrid. The DX is a far better engine, but either can be worked with to become much more reliable. I personally believe the DX ha more potential. Is it a powerhouse? No way, but gets respectable fuel economy for such a big car, and hasn't given me any trouble so far. I just love the expressions from people I see on the road and at the truck stops where I fuel up. Look for more videos of this car in the future!





Starting the 6,2 Diesel in my '81 Caprice after winter
I did this conversion about 1 year ago, engine is a 6,2 Diesel from a 1988 Suburban, and the tranny is a rebuilt TH700 from a Chevy Van. Also quick startup of my daily driver 1990 Suburban 6,2 Diesel..





Trashpicked A Very Nice 4,5Hp China Diesel
The other China Diesel engines I have are 10Hp and around 500cc and they are way to big and heavy to use on a gocart. This one is 211cc and 4,5hp and it's the same size and weight as an old briggs 8hp. This is really a cool motor, I really like it and it was free to, running perfect. The generator part was gone when I got it, but I don't want that anyway.





ABC Diesel Engine Start - Tugboat
Start-up procedure on a Tractor Tug in Antwerp Harbor. Engines are 2x ABC 8Cyl 2610hp each.





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