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Hot Rods Please!!Cadillac engine weight....

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by rodderbilly, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. Hi all of you,,i'm just in the way to ship from New York a 1957 Cadillac engine and transmission...some of you can tell me how much weight all?thanks....
  2. i score a webpage ...engine is 720lbs....need transmission weight
  3. just guessing. 1000# complete.
  4. the '57 had what caddy called a 315 HydraMatic, it was called a jetaway by Olds and you should probably figure 200 lbs minimum maybe as much as 250.
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  5. MOTOV8N
    Joined: Mar 20, 2015
    Posts: 387

    from Manitoba

  6. Thanks all hamber friends !
  7. That hydromatic should weigh about 25-30 pounds less then the slant pan. One of the reasons they went with that new and improved transmission is weight. But is still going to be a heavy pig. For comparison the Buick Dynaflo of the era tipped the scales @ 180. Funny I had no problem finding dynoaflo weight when I was going to ship to Sweden but I for some reason can't find a real weight on the 315.

    Always better to think heavier then lighter when shipping. LOL

    Have you got shipping covered? Is someone making sure it gets on the boat?

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