BDS Releases 8-71 Blower Kit For 500ci Cadillac Engine

New from BDS – the 8-71 Blower Kit for the 500ci Cadillac engine. This easy to install kit comes with everything you need to force feed your Cadillac for big horsepower. See more details below.

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Cadillac’s very cool 500 power plant offered from 68-71 was a mainstay for the rodding community back when and has recently seen a resurgence in popularity. Sought after by street and show builders the engine is a monster in size and perfect canvas for all sorts of modifications and custom accessories. Topping that list of ad-ons was the BDS supercharger and with renewed interest BDS has brought it back in an easily installed, all in-one kit. Shown here the unit is designed specifically for this popular application and features a fully polished Stage 1 8-71 BDS blower.

Additionally the kits include pa polished intake, billet snout, 3” billet idler, 4140 crank hub, billet V-groove pulley, ½” pitch belt and pulleys, drive spacers, all grade 8 hardware and complete drive kit. Most importantly, unlike other many other blowers the BDS BK-8001 500 Cadillac 871 Stage 1 Blower Kit is constructed using a 100% new parts; NEW cast case, w/billet rotors & end plates, new gears, bearings and hardware. Suggested retail for the complete BK-8001 kit is $5,595.00. Available options include Billet Case, Serpentine drive, 8mm drive and 2-3 groove pulleys. Blower upgrades stage 2, 3 and 4.


  • Easily installed
  • All in-one kit
  • Constructed using a 100% new parts

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Chris McWilliams grew up watching his dad race go-karts around his Southern Indiana home and started racing junior dragsters when he was 10 years old. Chris drove a UMP Mini Stock for two seasons until he totaled his racecar in an accident at Western Kentucky Speedway. He is currently a college student at Oakland City University working on a degree to pay the bills for his dirt racing addiction.
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