Hey guys. I got a 63 deville 2dr series 62 without AC. Im positive what im experiencing is vapour lock. Ive experienced it twice in the month ive had the car. First time it died on me after cruising around for an hour. Keep in mind it was a really hot day. But the car stalled out and died. I waited like 15 mins, lugged it out of the way. And when i came back hour or so later it was fine.

When the car is cold and i first start it the fuel filter bowl is full of fuel. After cruising i always see the fuel low, down to the bottom of the filter, and its always bubbling away even when the car is shut off. I used a temp gun last time it happened and the temp around at the fuel lines were at like 200°f. I have put a garden hose on the fuel pump while it was running and the fuel would raise and fill up the filter bowl.

I recently changed the thermostat down to a 160° and changed the coolant out. The cooling system seems to be working fine.

I heard adding a return line back to tank usually will solve the problem. Im trying to find a glass filter bowl off a AC vehicle at the moment. But i did some more research and found that sometimes the heat riser sticks. But my car has true dual exhaust and i think it has been removed. I couldnt find it.

The lines look to be routed like original. Does any one have any pictures of how the fuel lines are routed in the engine bay for AC and non AC cars?

Thanks guys. Any help or suggestions is appreciated.

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They are basic. There are no aftermarket distributors for our cars. You can only rebuild them. 

The condenser on top of the coil must be grounded for the stock set up to work as intended ( points)
I have found premature point wear when i found my condenser was not grounded in the past
No idea how that would effect the pertronics electronic dist set up though

Enjoy

Yeah the original one in there looked like it was missing the wire or something. I guess im just going to remove the condensor i put on and install the original one. 

The condenser on top of the coil is not the same condenser number as the one used for the points which it appears you do not have at all
You have a pertronics electronic ignition upgrade installed at some point in the past by someone that requires only setting the timing

Be sure your timing is set between 5 to 10 degrees -- where the car runs best ( stock is 5 degrees )

Retarded timing ( below 5 degrees ) will cause the engine to run hotter and be more difficult to start

Be sure all battery connections and grounds are shinny clean for snappy start ups

Enjoy

Enjoy

Got another quick question ill just post here. Anyone know wat this part is called. The bushing is worn on the diff side. 

Forgot to add pic

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That's the rear differential ball joint. There are also bushings at the other end of that controll arm.

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