"Ta da! It was indeed the spacer! The hole in the back that sits on the water pump shaft was oversized causing it to never be perfectly aligned. Thanks you everyone for the guidance and Jason for having that part!"
"Thank you for the advice. That was the first thing I did. I even replaced the water pump just Incase. That whole o ring set up was fun. Then I replaced the harmonic balancer....and the alternator...and even ended up re coring the radiator since I…"
"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.…"
Hi gang. While reviewing the extensive photo archives on this site, I came across an excellent series of photos documenting a trunk pull-down assembly posted by Jason Edge. I really didn't even…Continue
I have a 64 Deville Convertible, keep running into the same problem - vapor lock on hot days. So far I have rebuilt the carburetor , new gas tank , but when it sits in traffic on a hot day it will…Continue
I have found a very good replacement part for the Upper A Arm Bumpers. The top part is identical to the originals the bottom can be used as is or after a few minutes with a belt sander can be ground to the V shape as the originals were. The replacement bumpers are for a 2001 to 2005 S10 Sanoma or Blazer. Part number is on the box in the photos. First photo is the box next to the box is the S10 part and an original. Next photo shows my sanded down part next to an original.…