James jacques's Blog – October 2013 Archive (3)

hello jason

hey Jason I'm not sure I asked you this before but I have a spare edelbrock sitting in my garage is it really necessary for me to block the port holes as you suggest or can I just put it on there without going through all that.  I spoke to a couple of local guys and they said they never heard of such a thing. but I figured I better ask the the caddy guru first. and if so what should I tell the people and the machine shop what I want done. please read the post I posted before this one because…

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Added by James jacques on October 20, 2013 at 3:41pm — 4 Comments

trunk carpet

hey guys does where I can get that gray carpet looking material that to line the trunk with. someone told me to check Mcveys if anyone know anything let me know

Added by James jacques on October 20, 2013 at 3:27pm — 1 Comment

problem found

hey gang after months of spending time and money trying to figure out why my car was shutting off as you guys may have  read from my previous post. the caddy gods have finally answered my prayers. I took my car to get a paint estimate on Saturday when I left the paint shop my car shut off once again somehow or another there was a mechanic around the corner who came to my rescue he realize that I have a vacuum leak in the carb the gas was flooding my spark plugs. he took out a new spark plug…

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Added by James jacques on October 20, 2013 at 3:23pm — No Comments

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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Sanders shorty headers for the 63-64

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 16 hours ago. 3 Replies

Just saw my first set of Sanders shorty headers for 64-66 429 engines at Classic Performance Parts Continue

Sanders shorty headers for the 63-64

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 22 hours ago. 0 Replies

Just saw my first set of Sanders shorty headers for 64-66 429 engines at Classic Performance Parts Continue

Sanders shorty headers for the 63-64

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 22 hours ago. 0 Replies

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still need a driveshaft

Posted by wayne weaver on November 26, 2019 at 11:53am 0 Comments

well thank you UPS for losing the driveshaft that Russ Austin shipped me. 

however i still need a rear driveshaft section for my 63. mine has a vibration due to the bushing inside of it. its a shame because the ball and sockets in the cardian joints are perfect but it has a woble on the balancing machine. so .  still need the rear section. anyone have a good one ? is there driveshaft alternatives to use ? i am really considering an LS swap and since im fighting the driveshaft search…

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63 guidematic issues

Posted by maurice lapoiinte on November 24, 2019 at 3:10pm 0 Comments

 So my 63 guide matic headlamps stay on low beam all the time. I have so far bypassed the system and everything works normal. I have been thru the trouble shooting in the manual but this is where the confusion begins.on my car when the power relay is powered I have low beam and when its not powered I have highbeam, this appears to be opposite what the diagnosis says should be correct.The wiring is all original and no wires have been mixed up.has anyone ever unplugged the 2 wire connector…

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Another advantage of the Pertronix III

Posted by Doug Scarrow on November 23, 2019 at 11:12am 1 Comment

   Having tried both the II and III I can say the multispark feature of the III offers a smoother idle . It is also easier to install .Does not require removal of the distributor

Stuck at two red (dash) lights!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on November 3, 2019 at 10:00pm 9 Comments

I hope someone can help solve these two electrical problems that appeared one after the other.

By way of background: The car, a '64 Eldorado has very limited use. It was at a restoration shop for 15 months until last January-  that supposedly did a bunch of wiring repairs including rebuilding the gas gauge that still hasn't worked properly, and the clock that hasn't worked, and re-soldering the broken wires in the drive door. All window and seat controls appear to be…

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