"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 just wondering if anyone else had a problem with their fuel gauge going up to full when key is turned to the on position or when the car is running. it goes back to empty when key is in the off…Continue
I'm looking to replace a piece of the stainless trim that sits on the outside of the car like a sill outside the rear passenger side window. I can just barely see one screw at one end but does the door panel and/or window need to come out to access this? If anyone has done this I'd like to learn what is involved. Here's a photo of the piece I'm talking about:…