"Cadmium Plated 1953-72 Ignition Coil Bracket Assy - $25
I have the 1953 to 1972 Cadillac Ingnition Coil Bracket Assembly with tightening screw, two 5/16"-18, 1/2" Long serrated flanged head bolts, and condenser bracket and screw…"
"VIDEO ATTACHED!! After chging coil, hooked up timung light, adjusted, dist back to 0. No start. Retarded it, seemed more willing to fire. Backed a little more and it took off. Wouldnr hold. Couple more times and it…"
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"Late up w insomnia, i did some reading, somewere tontest coil. Then test for spark at plug. So, this a.m. i did that, coil was out of range at the center positive test, and tenth from being out on the positvie and negative post…"
"yes. you may not see the tdc line when you try it, if you are far off. try moving the distributor to see if it comes into view. if it doesn't, then try hooking the pickup to the wires adjacent to #1 so you can seee…"
"you can time it without it running, so long as the battery is cranking it relatively well. speed doesn't create the spark, grounding the voltage to the coil does, and that happens equally well at 10 rpm, better in fact. "
Set your crank and timing plate to 5 degrees —-instead of on zero- —on the compression stroke same as before but now at 5 degrees
Now your - rotor SB located just slightly before the number one…"
"Yes —-try the other direction ( dist counter clock wise ) in small increments while cranking the engine
The engine will want to fire when your —-rotor is just slightly —-before—your number one plug …"
I have 3 horns and the only one working is the bottom long one. The 2 round ones are not. I played around with the connections and they seem ok. I tried to check for power but not sure I was doing it…Continue
Dear Gents, just had time to dova compression test on the 429 engine by warming up the engine and removed all plugs and went through cranking without pouring oil into the cylinder since I want to…Continue
Jason, I liked the detail and information you have provided. I would like to do mine similar to yours. Can you help? Do you have trunk material? OPGI is sending the trunk product for my 63 Fleetwood. But it does cover the entire trunk as yours was done. If you do not have can you give me a reference? Thanks!! Bob
I mentioned during the 63/64 chapter zoom meeting on 3/21 that we had installed a car lift in our garage. Someone asked what kind and I didn't have the info at hand, so here is a link to it and also a link to some tall jack stands we use to add more stability to the car and an additional safety factor. There is something about getting underneath one of these cars that makes me a little nervous! …
Just developed a significant leak coming from a freeze plug right over the starter. Would this be considered a "cam plug" i.e. like Dorman 17616DS? Our cars have multiple sizes of plugs on engine block and I want to get the right one. Also, does anyone know how pricey this is for a shop to fix? Thanks!