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ill get straight to the point, I had to get rid of my 1996 Eldorado because the head blew and just couldn't afford to keep it around,,,,,,, And I miss it, 

but luckily, I still have a 1994 eldorado that my dad gave me....... but it was used as a parts car, we pretty much scraped the fuel pump, starter,ac compressor, coolant lines,..... etc. then noticed some squirrels or something got twigs, dirt, and seeds inside the cylinder resting on the piston crowns. I am currently 800 miles away from it but will be heading back here soon and am trying to decide if I should clean up the engine ( ran previously) and buy new hoses for it and invest to get everything replaced! but Im also trying to figure out if I could purchase a newer northstar, but I dont know how much it would cost for a decent engine that would fit. do you guys have any sugestions. Is it worth keeping or is it "done for"

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So to be clear, you have the heads off?


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no the cylinder head is still installed, the spark plugs were left out and that's how the debris got in the cylinder, the intake manifold is loosened and off/ just sitting were is houses. (because we had to get to the starter)

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Then .maybe there isnt too much debris.

Maybe a strong vacuum will clear the debris.  Lube the cylinders with a tablespoon of oil and manually turn the engine after vacuuming.

I cant say how long she will last, but I dont see any reason why it won't run.


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Cadillac History & Specifications Year by Year  http://www.motorera.com/cadillac/index.htm

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When you blow them out disable spark and spin the engine over a few times with some oil in the plug holes. (plugs removed.) This will help to blow out any possible debris and lubricate the cylinder.

Then put it all together and see what it does


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Nice, clean, luxury= fine automobile

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