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
"The pertronix one and possible the two will burn up the the unit in the dist if you leave you ignition key on for to long ( possibly when trouble shooting a repair )
In a puff of smoke —done
The pertronix 3 is the newest one…"
"Cool on Bass! Understood on fingers vs pick - I will use both on fill-in gigs for bass jobs - although I'm a lead guitarist by trade. I bought the Pertronix kit off of eBay after perusing several sites - I just typed in…"
"Cool Tim. I "only" play electronic bass. This pick I use sometimes, when my fingers are hurt...The only reason, why I have not put in the pertronix is: when this system does not work, you can do nothing at all. For my case, because I am…"
Thanks for reply and pictures! (I play Fender mediums BTW - probably same pick, different logo) cool ;-) Appreciated - I did same thing - replaced resistance wire with plain wire and put a 150 ohm ballast resistor…"
"Hi Tim (and others), I had the same problem with the resistance wire last week. My car runs terrible. So I decided to take a closer look at this wire. While the engine was running it was so hot, that I couldn't touch it longer than half a…"
"I followed up with the shops I recommended. Turns out they will not sell the wire separately. So I started checking into who actually makes the wire.
I am sending out a sample of the resistor wire to a company to check into having…"
"Call the business's like American Auto Wire, Lectric Limited, painless Wiring. They should have a source for the wiring, as they make up the wire harness's for these cars if you send them your old harness."
I know we have some Aussies on here and I have to say, Australia, is in a whole world of hurt at the moment, so do ya best to stay safe.Currently, in the southern states, 4 huge fire fronts, look…Continue
I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so. It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue
Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer. The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it. I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue
I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.
Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…
Good morning! I am Matias Adrogue. I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details! I call her “Jaws 64”. Pics will be posted soon. I need advise regarding a AC/heater. It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work. A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair. I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas. I would greatly appreciate your thoughts. I read the great write…
As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.
I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find
The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…