"When was the tune brought up to spec with all new parts Last time ?
A good tune will be the very best thing to have the engine run smooth as is possible ( reduce vibration )
With that done you can look for the next possible solution
"Why do you think it is the balancer causing the vibration ? Was it ever replaced before that you know of ?
The engine balancer needs to be balanced with the crankshaft assembly so replacing it could have the same result you have now -- a…"
"Look in your 1963 Cadillac Shop Manual Illustration Fig 16-78 on Page 16-69, then Rear Compartment Torque Rod Adjustment on the next page 16-70 section 80. Rear Compartment Torque Rod Adjustment. Note that you have 3 positions to adjust the torque…"
"Hello, As far as I know there are 2 trunk hinge tension rods that hold that open. They are made of spring steel. They have bends to assist opening and hold. Maybe yours are broken or wore out. I'm sure someone has a pair on this site for sale.…"
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Jul 20, 2014
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What is your preferred cruising speed on highways with your classic Cadillac? What I mean is the speed that allows for relatively quiet and comfortable cruising without slowing down other traffic.…Continue
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I just dragged a 64 Fleetwood home from a field in Texas and it has some options that are not on the ID tag. It has twilight sentinel, cruise control and a white painted top that are not noted on…Continue
Where is the best place to purchase good quality motor mounts/trans mounts for my 1964 SDV? I see that Rock Auto has them for $8 and change, and others for $24 and change. Big difference. Is there a better place to buy them from?
Lately if I haven't started my '63 in four or five days it seems that the carburetor has gone dry. The starter cranks for an extended period of time and the engine doesn't come close to firing. I have resorted to pouring a little fuel into the carb to save the starter and battery. This gets it started and it runs fine. It also starts fine after sitting a short while - a couple hours or so.
The fuel pump is new and there is always fuel in the glass bowl of the fuel filter. This, along…