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Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Chomout May 19. 26 Replies

I have several problems with the 1964 Series 62 including poor engine performance at accelerating and shift problems. It only shifts up at around 25 - 30 mph and stays in that gear at D4. I never…Continue

 

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Michael Chomout replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
"Hi. Do you know where is the pressure gage access point located on the hydra matic ?  What thread size it has? I will start to check the pressure since it is stated so in the shop manual to determine if it might be a stuck valve, the clutch or…"
May 19
Russ Austin replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
"Tony, I mentioned adding the electric choke from the edelbrock carb to the stock carb. No need to block off any exh ports. "
May 14
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
"Russ  I am talking about sealing the choke tube  that’s in the intake —on both sides as was necessary to do when my Edelbrock was installed due to the new electric choke  Is that the same thing you are saying ? You use the…"
May 13
Russ Austin replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
"Tony, you do not need to block off the exh ports in the intake if you want to run an electric choke. The heat tube is sealed from the exh gas. The heat tube only heats up the air being drawn into the choke by vacuum.    If the heat tube is…"
May 13
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
"Your best bet might be to get the stock parts you are missing ( from Russ ) and install them to prevent the exhaust gasses from coming up the intake tube and then install a manual choke on to your carbs butterfly to control the butterfly as you…"
May 13
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
"To use the electric choke  design from Edelbrock on the Carter carb —only  ( good Idea and improvement over stock ) you will have to remove the intake manifold and block the old heat tube in the intake on both ends   OR you will…"
May 13
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
"Above should read choke assembly "
May 13
Russ Austin replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
"You have a Rochester carb. I will look after work to see if I have a spare chose assembly. "
May 13
Russ Austin replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
"If it is for the Carter carb, an edelbrock choke housing fits right up. Instant electric choke,"
May 13
Michael Chomout replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
"I found on the web an electric alternate to the vacuum actuated original version of the choke. Do anybody have experience with the conversion? If possible I´d like to save the original and make it working…"
May 13
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Michael Chomout replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
"so I posted some pictures of the engine bay, the carb and the choke housing so if you see anything that's connected or setup wrong feel free to help me to get it right.  I believe the carb is a Rochester 4GC Quadra Jet. The operation seems…"
May 13
Michael Chomout replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
May 13
Michael Chomout replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
May 13
Michael Chomout replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
May 13
Michael Chomout replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Hi Gents. Has anybody experience with the old Hydramatic Transmission (Jetaway with the P-N-D4-D3-Lo-R Shift pattern) ?
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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Series 62 Coupe
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