I found a totally intact stock 1972 olds delta 88 with 455 Rocket 4 barrel engine and seriously am considering this as an upgrade to put into Just aquired a 1969 delta 88 custom 455 engine.
After compression ratio and horsepower dropped quite a bit. So depending on $, I would go with then maybe 71 and then 72. All the Olds 455 blocks are much the same, although the engines were.
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