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Ignition timing and vacuum

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge on Thursday. 21 Replies

I have a 63 with Petronix and Edelbrock. Yesterday I adjusted timing according to service manual (disconnected and plugged the vacuum line from the distributor and adjusted to 5 degrees). Car was…Continue

TV link adjustment

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Apr 10. 4 Replies

Hi and greetings from Finland!I finally got the chance to get my dream car, 63 Coupe, and now when snow is melting I went for a test ride. Everything else worked as should but shift from 2nd to 3rd…Continue

 

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Jason Edge replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"I have not read every post in detail and may have missed something, but when you set car idle you want to fact out all other vacuum on the car. Disconnect the vacuum hose off the back of the intake, and plug it up! If any doubt you can even plug the…"
Thursday
Sami replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"For me, the vacuum advancer adjusted all 15 degrees at idle when connected to driver-side port. it made the idle rough and car also vibrated in non-cadillac way. I will fix the port in 20-80 vacuum valve during winter."
Thursday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"The vacuum advance will work in both the left and right vacuum ports on the carb but produces more power on the left side of the carb as it improves the cars timing curve over the stock one for more performance  Enjoy "
Thursday
Sami replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"There's slight vacuum from the hose when AC is on otherwise there's no suck or pull. I plugged it and everything is working like should. "
Thursday
Sami replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"Distributor vacuum is now connected to passenger side port and it works fine."
Thursday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"The broken nipple on the 20-80% valve could not be seen in the first set of photos  Enjoy "
Thursday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"I do now see —the broken outlet on the 20-80% valve and that is where that hose should go  Anders was very right about his suggestion  Do plug that line until you can replace the broken valve  That should enable you to drive the…"
Thursday
Jason Edge replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"- Left side of anything on a car is the driver side. Right side is the passenger side. There seems to be some confusing in some of the replies. - There are a lot of vacuum illustrations and pictures on our Help Page under Vacuum Illustrations.…"
Thursday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"The vacuum line in question should not have the insert from the smaller hose to the larger one so you are looking for a place the smaller hose should  connect to  I see you already have a hose to the 20-80% vacuum valve —so not sure…"
Thursday
Sami replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"Ok thanks, I will plug it!"
Thursday
Sami replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"Thanks! I guess you are right and it should be connected to 20-100% vacuum power unit. Looks like the nipple from my unit is broken (see picture) Any idea what this recirc. pipe is doing, meaning should I leave it open or should I plug…"
Thursday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"The vacuum line in question should not have the insert from the smaller hose to the larger one so you are looking for a place the smaller hose should  connect to  I see you already have a hose to the 20-80% vacuum valve —so not sure…"
Thursday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"The vacuum line in question should not have the insert from the smaller hose to the larger one so you are looking for a place the smaller hose should  connect to  I see you already have a hose to the 20-80% vacuum valve —so not sure…"
Thursday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"The vacuum line in question should not have the insert from the smaller hose to the larger one so you are looking for a place the smaller hose should  connect to  I see you already have a hose to the 20-80% vacuum valve —so not sure…"
Thursday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"Plug the right side of the Edelbrock carb vacuum port  I would plug the line you removed from that port until you locate where it goes  Someone with a 63 should help with that vacuum lines correct location  Enjoy "
Thursday
Kurt replied to Sami's discussion Ignition timing and vacuum
"The answer answer is in the Help section under - Vacuum Schematics and Pictures http://6364cadillac.ning.com/photo/63withacvacuum-1?context=album&albumId=6543066%3AAlbum%3A24963 The hose in your hand goes to the Recirc. Air nipple on…"
Thursday

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Battery, alternator not charging

Started by Keith Benning in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 17 minutes ago. 11 Replies

Hello All, after replacing the voltage regulator, alternator, checking and replacing wires to alternator plug, test voltage on battery, good, voltage on alternator good.  Checked ground with multi…Continue

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'64 Cadillac speedometer cable - transmission to cruise control box

Started by Don Moyer in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 19 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hi folks - I'm new to this forum, but have owned my '64 convertible since 1993.  I recently replaced the speedo gear and seal in the transmission due to fluid leak, and noticed that the end of the…Continue

1963 transmission dipstick tube came out

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kurt yesterday. 1 Reply

I went to check the fluid in the transmission on my 1963 Series 62 convertible and when I pulled on the dipstick ring the whole tube came out. I got it back in the hole, sort of, but it is loose.…Continue

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Frame Markings

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 6:26pm 1 Comment

Just got my frame back from powder coating so thought I would post photos of the front and rear frame markings.…

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Lining up the drive shaft

Posted by Dominic Salemi on August 12, 2019 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.

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Dominic

Upper A Arm Rubber Bumpers

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

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.…

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Roof motor

Posted by Dermot Robinson on August 11, 2019 at 8:44am 2 Comments

Replacing my convertible roof motor.

Has anyone any experience or advice on replacing the roof motor on a 1964 Cadillac Deville .

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