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Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Walterson Sep 30, 2019. 15 Replies

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

 

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Tim Walterson replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"Thanks for the tips and info. Good to know.  Agreed, the resistance wire could have been subpar for sometime or something else.  Although the hotter spark of pertronix at the higher RPM's is an…"
Sep 30, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"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…"
Sep 28, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"Above post should  read ——- laid out  "
Sep 27, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"Russ Nice work with the options list you layer out  Enjoy "
Sep 27, 2019
Russ Austin replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"So I looked into having the resistor wire reproduced. Initial cost is 1000.00 dollars for 2000 feet.   I did a poll on my facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/330778903736341/    about what people would do if they…"
Sep 27, 2019
Tim Walterson replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"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…"
Sep 27, 2019
Robert Tor replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"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…"
Sep 27, 2019
Tim Walterson replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"Hi Robert, 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…"
Sep 27, 2019
Robert Tor replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"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…"
Sep 27, 2019
Tim Walterson replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"Good to know - thanks!"
Sep 26, 2019
Russ Austin replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"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…"
Sep 25, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Tim Walterson's photo
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"That is one very  sharp good looking convertible  Don’t think that is a stock color for the year but like the choice  Enjoy "
Sep 21, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Tim Walterson's photo
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"Kevin  Did I catch you saying something Nice ——about a Classic Antigue Cadillac  —- CONVERTIBLE !!! Personally I think everyone should have a Fleetwood a Convertible and a CDV to round them out  Enjoy "
Sep 21, 2019
Tim Walterson replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"Thank you Russ. Much appreciated. The car was restored 15 years ago - needed nothing until now - I’m out of touch of contacts for parts. Much appreciated!"
Sep 21, 2019
Russ Austin replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"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."
Sep 20, 2019
Kevin Campbell commented on Tim Walterson's photo
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"very, very, nice."
Sep 20, 2019

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1963 Cadillac Series 62 convertible
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