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"Just one hose back there from the brake system. Agreed that both brakes and trans ar…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 27, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

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"Yes, you are correct, though I think in this case the setup as is cannot be improved…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 27, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"I've certainly paid close attention to what you say as you are the voice of experien…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 26, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Yes, thanks, I did plug it. I think the installation is solid. The Edelbrock is just…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 26, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Thanks, good point. I am also ordering a rebuilt Carter AFB because I think I need t…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 25, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"OK, thanks, that's clear. Just trying to get stable with what I have, which is the T…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 25, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"OK, great. I knew about the two vacuum ports but had not plugged one yet since I tho…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 25, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Yes, I have a tight connection on the back for the brake vacuum, and another metal p…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 25, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Plug? No, I put the brake hose in there and clamped it down, just as it was with the…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 24, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Mostly concerned about the brakes and the fact that the trans does not SHIFT UP unti…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 24, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

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Trivia Question 17 - Item You COULD NOT Delete Because of Cars Heater

Started by Jason Edge in Trivia. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 26 minutes ago. 6 Replies

OK. We had so much fun with the last Trivia regarding the car's heater, I thought we should post another heater related question.  So here goes:What item does the spec manual go out of its way to…Continue

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Good Sources for Parts?

Started by Bob Ricks in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 6 hours ago. 1 Reply

New member here so be patient with me.  New owner of what I would consider a rat-rod 63 caddy.  Previous owner painted everything flat black, in an obvious attempt in covering up body deficiencies. …Continue

Trivia Question 16 - Standard Item You could Delete for Reduced Cost?

Started by Jason Edge in Trivia. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 12 hours ago. 21 Replies

OK. Here's a new trivia. There is at least one main standard (non-option) item that one could "delete" on a new 1963 or 1964 Cadillac for a reduced cost.  What is it?  For extra cigars, what is the…Continue

Custom '64 Eldorado on Bitchin' Rides Last Night

Started by Ian Osborne in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Cees de Bunje 21 hours ago. 1 Reply

If anyone here is familiar with the show "Bitchin' Rides" they started work on a '64 Eldo on the episode that aired last night (12/5). I really like the show and they build some amazing custom…Continue

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still need a driveshaft

Posted by wayne weaver on November 26, 2019 at 11:53am 2 Comments

well thank you UPS for losing the driveshaft that Russ Austin shipped me. 

however i still need a rear driveshaft section for my 63. mine has a vibration due to the bushing inside of it. its a shame because the ball and sockets in the cardian joints are perfect but it has a woble on the balancing machine. so .  still need the rear section. anyone have a good one ? is there driveshaft alternatives to use ? i am really considering an LS swap and since im fighting the driveshaft search…

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63 guidematic issues

Posted by maurice lapoiinte on November 24, 2019 at 3:10pm 0 Comments

 So my 63 guide matic headlamps stay on low beam all the time. I have so far bypassed the system and everything works normal. I have been thru the trouble shooting in the manual but this is where the confusion begins.on my car when the power relay is powered I have low beam and when its not powered I have highbeam, this appears to be opposite what the diagnosis says should be correct.The wiring is all original and no wires have been mixed up.has anyone ever unplugged the 2 wire connector…

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Another advantage of the Pertronix III

Posted by Doug Scarrow on November 23, 2019 at 11:12am 1 Comment

   Having tried both the II and III I can say the multispark feature of the III offers a smoother idle . It is also easier to install .Does not require removal of the distributor

Stuck at two red (dash) lights!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on November 3, 2019 at 10:00pm 9 Comments

I hope someone can help solve these two electrical problems that appeared one after the other.

By way of background: The car, a '64 Eldorado has very limited use. It was at a restoration shop for 15 months until last January-  that supposedly did a bunch of wiring repairs including rebuilding the gas gauge that still hasn't worked properly, and the clock that hasn't worked, and re-soldering the broken wires in the drive door. All window and seat controls appear to be…

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