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1949 Oldsmobile Rocket V-8 Engine 303 CID 135 HP fvl - Ford Museum -- 0920131949 Olds Rocket 88 303 CID V8 Weight-To-Power Ratio

by Engineman Wook

A bitty little piece of research by me here…

http://www.gomog.com/allmorgan/engineweights2.html

&

http://www.442.com/oldsfaq/ofe303.htm

…shows that the 1949 “303” [303.7 ” — ed] cubic-inch-displacement Oldsmobile Rocket V8 is reported to have weighed 671 pounds; now, since the unit also is reported to have produced 135 horsepower, this puts the weight-to-power ratio at (more…)

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1949 Oldsmobile Rocket 88 -- 091813The 1949 Olds Rocket 88

posted by Preserved Wook

Here is the lowdown in three parts on the 1949 Olds Rocket 88!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDjEoxUm-W4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUQSA6hyD7M

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbGPKyy4IRc

[Engineman Wook

[all rights revert to holders

[18 September 2013]

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