"AS far as the harmonic balancer installation bolt the shop manual recommends using the 59 to 62 front harmonic balancer bolt and washer to install the 63 & 64 harmonic balancers. The problem is most people do not have those…"
"I did a black and gold engine color theme on a partially custom 64 Sedan de Ville way back which you can see by Clicking Here. This was one of those cars that I got dirt cheap because the engine had caught fire, scorched the hood, burned &…"
"I think the yellow spark plug wires will look fantastic with the Cadillac Blue ... much better than the lighter blues! Also you will make it unique to your taste. Go for it and post some pics. Personally, I love the Cadillac Blue period. It has what…"
I just watched an episode of a show called Iron Resurrection on Velocity Channel. They did a restomod on a pretty clean survivor '63 CDV for a customer. They did an LS3 swap, air ride, complete…Continue
Looking for a good ignition lock nut bezel for 1963! This is the chrome piece that holds the ignition housing in place and protects painted dash from key scratches. Opening must be more than 15/16"…Continue
I removed both 7 nipple vacuum valves and called my buddy who owns a machine shop. Tomorrow we'll re-surface the valve faces and then I'll reinstall them. HOWEVER, the one that comes out easily and comes apart with no rivet is on the Power module side. It installs on one side with a small bolt, and on the other it is held on by a clip, WHICH IS MISSING ON MY CAR. I am going to assume it is the same clip that is used on the Control Module side. Anybody got one? Happy…
So, I've put my 7 vacuum valve from the control head side to the test, and it failed. I looked at the instructions for re-conditioning it and unless I am missing something, the instructions are missing something (about how to take off the clip that provides the tension that holds the two pieces together).
In any case, I can't do this particular repair so I am looking for a new valve (not likely), or a good re-conditioned one, or someone who has done this before and would do mine for…