"Here in Oz, i use Penrite 10/10ths race car coolant in the Fleetwood.
It will pull the temps back by around 10 degrees and has no glycol in it. So no slippery stuff on drag race strips... hence, race coolant.
I buy a 1 litre bottle of concentrate…"
Good thought Russ
Check your plug color if you think you could be running lean only after a complete tune up with all on spec
If lighter than a brown paper bag (color they SB ) your cylinders are burning…"
"Joe, your car is not flowing coolant through the radiator when sitting at a light. Could be a poor performing water pump or the engine could be running lean. A clogged radiator will overheat at road speeds, not your problem.
There was a problem a while ago with the new water pumps coming out of the box with the impeller not located in the correct place causing the engines to run hot
Clovis had that issue with his 64
I do feel you pain about…"
"Nice 1963 Cadillac Throttle Check Valve & Relay - $50 <-- Click for More Pictures
Just pulled a very nice throttle check valve & relay, that includes firewall mounted relay bracket, and accelerator and throttle rods from 73K mile…"
"Using the 180 degree myself these days
The 195 has worked well for me as well for many years
180 degrees on a good working stock temp gauge will be just past the 1/4 mark on the gauge
Some aftermarket sending…"
"I installed an aluminum Radiator a couple years ago. Funny story, I had what I thought was a radiator leak so I replaced my original one with the aluminum one when I got the car home because I heard it runs cooler, not true. Only to find the hose…"
"I have found that coolant that is old and does need replacing will not transfer heat as well as it should and a change will improve that
The ratio of coolant to water ( sb 50/50 ) and will effect the heat dissipation if not correct
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There seems to be growing interest in the poly bushings. In order for me to keep track of who wants bushings, please send me a message along with or in lieu of a reply to either this thread or the…Continue
I need a used convertible boot for a 63 Cadillac convertible - condition or color is not an issue since it will be used as a pattern for making a new one. One from either a 62 series convertible or an Eldorado would work. I know I am searching for hen's teeth here... but you never know unless you ask!
Want to find a good straight dent free rear side trim for my 1963 Convertible. I have both sides but they do not match. Wanting to get them to match. I am attaching a photo of the two trim sided that I have really wanting the squared off trim if I can get it. Let's see what you have,…