"Do be sure all your tune up spec,s and parts are working as they should and doing there job
Do change your ignition wires ,from time to time ,when doing a complete tune up
Best to evaluate the engines performance ,when you know the basics are on…"
"That's a fantastic fix and a very typical problem area! I will definitely keep that in mind as I pull in LH door rubber sleeves in the future. I'll have to check my stock and see if I have any other potential candidates. Of course…"
"Well looks like I didn't even have the 12 volts going to it. It must have slipped out at some point. Fixed it this morning and running a lot better. However, it still has a little bit of black from tailpipe. The choke seems to be set just fine…"
"Thanks for the advice. I went and bought all new g8 bolts. Now Im deaing with the incredible leaking stand pipe riser thingamagigy. Taken it off twice now, and still getting a leak. Next move is the liquid metal trick.…"
"Loosen the black disc on the side of the carb
You can then ,rotate the disc to open and close the choke ( butterfly ) to be open the 1/8 inch you need
Best to do that at the average temps you are dealing with
You need to work the throttle ,car off ,…"
Thanks for your answer. Unfortunately I'm living in Europe, so at my auto shop I only get parts for 1995 Volkswagens or 2001 Opels and cars like that.
There are some specialized vintage Cadillac spares dealers in Germany but I am…"
"Not factory but may be legit repair, so may want to leave it alone for now until you can diagnose entire system. I will have the rubber boot ($20), transducer ($25) but need to check on the heater hot water control calve when I get home from work.…"
"Your choke flap must be closed to much at start up ,to cause your problem
The choke sb open 1/8 inch when you start the car ,first start up of the day only
You must also only set the choke when the engine has not been run at all
Once you start and…"
I"m in the process of painting my car. I went to the paint store and I gave them the paint code but they said they could not locate and there system does not go that far back is there is there alternate means of buying paint beside the company that's listed on site suppliers they were not much help
Well I finally made the jump and had some work done on my interior. Thought I would share a pic of the cover my upholsterer punt on my dash. It was cracked in several places with the ugly foam showing. Seemed like every time I touched it, I put a new crack in it. I think it turned out well for a driver. Anyway- no…
Hey guys I have the eldelbrock 750 electric choke carb on my 64 429. On cold start it shoots lots of black soot out the tailpipe painting my garage floor. I've tried leaning out the mixture screws…Continue
Ok...I finally got to the riser on and not leaking with two o rings. After it was all said and done, and the car was driving perfect, bam!!! Water pump blew up! So now I changed out the water pump…Continue