I have a 64 and the timing is to far advanced the vacuum advance hits the valve cover I think this is a result of my father in law having a timing chain put on years ago what is the best remedy ?…Continue
"The PCV was spliced into that hose and tucked under the manifold the hose going under seems OK I just caped the port on the carb to get it to the right Idle when the new PCV comes I should be able to cut that hose back a little and make…"
"Steve, you are correct. The PCV hose connects to a breather tube under the intake manifold, towards the rear of the engine. To access, you will probably have to remove the intake. You may want to replace the hose at this point since you are…"
"OK I found it was a cracked hose going to the PCV valve and a bad PCV plugged the port on the carb now my question is where does the PCV go it appears to be a hose that disappears under the intake . also can some one point me to…"
"Steve, these cars can be frustrating for sure! For now, you can disconnect the throttle linkage entirely in order to idle the engine, set the timing, adjust the carb etc. It sounds like someone may have switched the linkage on you or it…"
"OK I am back at it this thing is just Idling to fast I got totally fed up with it last time now I have to do something with it but if it runs for 10 mins it is to hot to restart It starts and runs fine It is…"
Hello - just signed up for this forum - looks like a great resource! I perused the posts and did some searches. I see most of the posts related to my questions are about doing away with resistance…Continue
I will be replacing the starter solenoid tomorrow (actually my mechanic will do the work, I'll just supervise). In checking the FSM electrical schematic and chapter verbiage, I don't see anything that looks like (or is referred to as) a starter Relay. It seems the Starter Solenoid serves the function and there's no separate relay. Right or Wrong?
I believe the starter solenoid has gone bad in my 64 DeVille. When I turn the key, often all I get is a click, then if I try a few times again the starter turns perfectly. All battery cables are on tight and the battery is good. So, I believe this problem is the solenoid. Where do I buy the right solenoid and is it necessary to remove the starter in order to swap it out? …