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question on oil pump priming and pressurets

hi everyone , I have a 63 coupe  that I have rebuilt the 390 engine. Long story short, after getting it all together and in the car, I started to prime to oil pump with a drill and socket, and I wasn’t getting oil up to the top end , or out of the oil pressure sending unit hole , (as  in Jason’s video). Come to find out, the machine shop installed the rear camshaft bearing wrong. Fixed that, put it back together and also installed a oil pressure gauge . While priming the pump again, I am now…See More
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question on oil pump priming and pressurets

Started by Tim Bobeck in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

hi everyone , I have a 63 coupe  that I have rebuilt the 390 engine. Long story short, after getting it all together and in the car, I started to prime to oil pump with a drill and socket, and I…Continue

My new project ( upper control arm bushing )

Started by Joe DiIaconi in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Joe DiIaconi 2 hours ago. 3 Replies

Has anyone found a good kit to replace all of the bushings including ball joints,  tie rod inner and outer, upper and lower control arm bushings, center link. I replace mine a couple years ago, but…Continue

My new project ( upper control arm bushing )

Started by Joe DiIaconi in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 9 hours ago. 1 Reply

Has anyone found a good kit to replace all of the bushings including ball joints,  tie rod inner and outer, upper and lower control arm bushings, center link. I replace mine a couple years ago, but…Continue

Radiator coolant

Started by Warwick smith in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 11 hours ago. 6 Replies

hican anyone tell me what is the common type and quantity of radiator coolant for my 1963 with a 390ci I have a standard copper radiator Continue

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Posted by Dave Fundaburg on May 20, 2018 at 11:49am 1 Comment

Has anyone used the performance camshafts offered by Kanter or Isky if so how do you like the upgrade in general and how is the idle quality and vacuum for power accessories any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks.

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