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"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
Reply by Preston Bealle

"Thank you, yes, it's going back. Perhaps I just got a defective one and this whole 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

"Wonderfully detailed information! It would seem near impossible to me to get a brand…"

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

"Greatly appreciate that. I do not have enough experience to do all that you noted. I…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 15, 2018 to Ready to quit on Edelbrock 1406 carb swap, 5 installations and always leaks a lot

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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Sanders shorty headers for the 63-64

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 16 hours ago. 3 Replies

Just saw my first set of Sanders shorty headers for 64-66 429 engines at Classic Performance Parts Continue

Sanders shorty headers for the 63-64

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 22 hours ago. 0 Replies

Just saw my first set of Sanders shorty headers for 64-66 429 engines at Classic Performance Parts Continue

Sanders shorty headers for the 63-64

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 22 hours ago. 0 Replies

Just saw my first set of Sanders shorty headers for 64-66 429 engines at Classic Performance Parts Continue

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still need a driveshaft

Posted by wayne weaver on November 26, 2019 at 11:53am 0 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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