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Custom Cruiser Diesel — this was my very first gm wagon. it had the original 5.7 diesel engine. when i bought it it didn't run, the injector pump was busted. i toke the diesel engine in parts and made complete overhaul. i hear people telling bad things about these diesels but my opinion is that it was great engine WHEN USED RIGHT. they don't take smoke emissions from seventies diesels so when i had the pump and injectors worked i told the dieselguru that he should build it so it runs and works great, don't bother about emissions. and boy did it run! faster than 305chevy and waaaayyyyyyy faster than 307

Pros: awesome dieselpower

Cons: hate that i sold it

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Great vehicle!!!!
vs2005 Cadillac DeVille DHS Sedan FWD
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Power Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille DHS Sedan FWD better.
"25 years of eng/mfg advances in engine design"
Handling Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille DHS Sedan FWD better.
"Different suspension characteristics."
Looks/Style Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille DHS Sedan FWD better.
"Continued Brick body design with more style {subjective)."
Front Seats Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille DHS Sedan FWD worse.
"Wider/deeper seats"
Back Seats Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille DHS Sedan FWD worse.
"Wider"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille DHS Sedan FWD worse.
"Station wagon vs sedan"
Value Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille DHS Sedan FWD worse.
"More room/crush space/."
Would Buy Ranked 2005 Cadillac DeVille DHS Sedan FWD worse.
"Easy in/out/safety/ride."
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1989 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser Reviews

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1988 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser Reviews

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Pos By Jason

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1985 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser Reviews

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