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"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

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Yes, agreed, it is not difficult to get a professionally rebuilt Carter in the USA.…"

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

"So yes, I could do that, although it is once again a major assembly step I did not e…"

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

"Yes, Tony, this is why I did the job myself, I don't think mechanics will do the det…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 17, 2018 to Installing Edelbrock 1406 carburetor to replace Carter--new carb leaks below the bowl! New gasket used.

36 Jun 17, 2018
Reply by Preston Bealle

"Great, thanks for that. New Edelbrock 1406 and Transdapt adapter are arriving today…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 17, 2018 to Installing Edelbrock 1406 carburetor to replace Carter--new carb leaks below the bowl! New gasket used.

36 Jun 17, 2018
Reply by Preston Bealle

"Yes, we get a box from Amazon about 3 times a week. Who'd have thought they'd be the…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 16, 2018 to Installing Edelbrock 1406 carburetor to replace Carter--new carb leaks below the bowl! New gasket used.

36 Jun 17, 2018
Reply by Preston Bealle

"Thanks, Russ, I don't think I should take a brand new carb that leaks and endeavor t…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 15, 2018 to Installing Edelbrock 1406 carburetor to replace Carter--new carb leaks below the bowl! New gasket used.

36 Jun 17, 2018
Reply by Preston Bealle

"Thanks, Jason, as a matter of fact I bought it from Amazon for $343 so no problem se…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 15, 2018 to Installing Edelbrock 1406 carburetor to replace Carter--new carb leaks below the bowl! New gasket used.

36 Jun 17, 2018
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1964 Interior AC/Heater Box Removal

Started by Travis in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Travis 4 hours ago. 13 Replies

Newby question here!  I've read through the shop manual and as many threads as I could find on here, but I'm still stumped on exactly how to remove the interior plastic Heater/AC box from my 64 SDV…Continue

Tags: vacuum, mode, door, box, a/c

What gasket or seal at the PCV pipe under intake?

Started by Tosh Dickenson in General Discussion. Last reply by Tosh Dickenson 10 hours ago. 2 Replies

Wonder what kind of seal goes on the metal PCV pipe under the intake?  It looks like the larger part is kind of a press fit into the manifold but maybe there was a rubber gasket under the bolt that…Continue

Ordering Polyurethane Replacement Trailing Arm Bushings

Started by Dan McNarry in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Dan McNarry 10 hours ago. 3 Replies

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

Drain plug and speedo bullet seal.

Started by Pete Grodem in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 15 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hello,Sealing  up my 63 Jetaway duel coupling and questioning the drain plug and the speedo bullet, both used an o ring for sealing. This does not seam proper as the o ring gets crushed when…Continue

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How to sensibly deal with the Corona Virus

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on March 14, 2020 at 5:02pm 6 Comments

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I found this very helpful, written by a knowledgeable authority in public health. 

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1963 Eldorado convertible boot

Posted by Les Eastling on February 27, 2020 at 10:33am 1 Comment

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!

Looking for 63 Convertible / Coupe rear side trim

Posted by Gene McIlroy on January 24, 2020 at 12:18pm 0 Comments

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,…

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