"I run Shocks and Airbags, its feels much tighter, you have a few options.
I chose a temporary half assed approach which cost me one set of shocks already. we will soon be welding in an L bracket off the A arm to support the shock as the car…"
"How sure am i , you made that gentelman very happy in Australia
i never thought that there may be Cadillacs ( any year ) in every country of the world ,but it surely could be the case
Jason and Russ , do you know how many counties you have sent…"
"Ed, There are two types... an internal switch for non-tilt columns and an external turn signal switch fed by a Bowden cable connected to an actuator assembly on tilt columns. Be sure to clarify which one. If no one has one, you can shoot me an email…"
"I had the same problem and not having ever messed with points I decided to go to the electronic ignition. Put the one that was recommended by someone her (I think it's called igniter 3) I put it all in and it fired right up. Just another option…"
"First look at the rag joint. Have someone turn the wheel back and forth well looking at the rag joint. My 62 look like new and compleat! But when the wheel was turned it was sloppy and needed replacement. NAPA sell a kit for it. Now the box will…"
I saw a post that I can't find anymore where someone relocated the front shock after installing airbags. I was under the car today and can't figure a way to put a shock in the front. Does anyone…Continue
I just started pulling apart my 45th parts car .... I like to call them donor cars .... and thought I might start a thread on things that make my day as I go along. The one caveat is the fact I am…Continue
Gen light came on a short time after start up
The alternator was putting out 14 volts right after start up , ( been topping off the battery charge )then saw the gen light come on at the dash
When i checked the voltage again it had dropped below 14 volts ,which it SB
Oddly --slightly reving the engine ,shut the gen light off
This made me think ,check the ground connection ,which is the very first thing to do with ANYTHING electrical with these cars
I inspected the… Continue
I am having a terrible time with my 64 SDV- She quit on me at a Red Light. All the ignition parts are new and the points are properly adjusted. I have 12 Volts going to the coil and power to the distributor- but NO SPARK. So I thought -must be a bad coil. I changed the coil three times and just bought a Fourth- still NO SPARK- even with 12 Volts going to it. I am lost here. The only thing i did not change is that small condenser or resister on the coil. What does that do?? Could it be…
The ignition key on our cars SB in the north - south position when the car is off ,unlike the cars we are driving today
The key in the far left position is in the accessory location ,and could cause the battery to run down at times
When looking at pictures of a cars interior ,the key is often left in the assessory - in error
You can remove the key from the ignition at any time ,with the car running or not ,that is a bit unique
Do not lock your keys in the trunk… Continue