1956 Cadillac Engine:
8-cylinder, cast iron block, V8, 4 x 3.63 Bore & Stroke, 365 cid (5.9 L), five main bearings, hydraulic valve lifters, 9.75:1 compression ratio, 4 barrel Carter Model#2371, Dual Exhaust System, Brake Horsepower (Net) 285 HP @ 4600 rpm.
Note that in 1956, the blocks were punched to 365 after having had a 331 cubic inch displacement from 1949-1955. This motor was utilized in new Caddies through 1958.

From George's daughter Laurie Hurst

A small piece of history on this rare find, one of the officers at Willow Grove Navel Air Station had asked my father George H. Hurst, to plate as much of the engine to match his wife's copper bottom pots. Hence the copper plated air filter as well as a number of other copper plated engine components.

We find this very interesting.  Could this be the only automobile with copper plated components?

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