James jacques's Blog – December 2013 Archive (4)

manifold heat

I'm going to do a test on my manifold tomorrow what temperature should be at

Added by James jacques on December 27, 2013 at 10:31pm — 1 Comment

car trouble

hey tony would excessive heat cause the fuel pump to stop pumping. i spoke to a guy at a local car show he told me to drive the car with the gas cap off he said i may have vapor lock. what temperature should the intake be when i test it?

Added by James jacques on December 19, 2013 at 2:50pm — 4 Comments

Jason

Hello jason I"m going to ask a stupid question but do you work on customer cars. I would be willing to bring it to you if it's possible just to get this car mechanically corrected plus the car shakes a little including the problem in my previous post

Added by James jacques on December 15, 2013 at 1:33pm — 1 Comment

Car trouble

It's been several months and I"m still dealing with the same problem with car not getting gas after driving for about 30 to 45 minutes. I took the car out this weekend it stopped again cause the gas bowl is empty but I notice the gas pump is not pumping no gas and I changed the pump a couple months ago because I thought that was the problem. I dropped the tank yesterday and it was clean. Do you guys think the pump is loosing pressure or something. Help

Added by James jacques on December 15, 2013 at 1:26pm — 11 Comments

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Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 17 hours ago. 173 Replies

I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

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

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Limo rear A/C box needed

Started by Anthony McCarn in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Anthony McCarn on Saturday. 2 Replies

the case of my rear evaporator box was severely damaged by the p/o of my car. just in need of the case, but will buy a whole unit if the price is right. thanks!Continue

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1963/64 Cadillac Chapter December 2019 Newsletter Posted

Started by Jason Edge in Newsletters. Last reply by Jason Edge on Saturday. 1 Reply

I have just completed and posted the December 2019, 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Newsletter to our…Continue

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still need a driveshaft

Posted by wayne weaver on November 26, 2019 at 11:53am 2 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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