• Content count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won


buick5563 last won the day on July 14 2016

buick5563 had the most liked content!

Community Reputation

782 Excellent

About buick5563

  • Rank
    Proud BCA Member
  • Birthday 07/30/1967

Profile Information

  • Gender:
  • Location:
    Austin, Texas

Recent Profile Visitors

1,487 profile views
  1. Carburetor: WCFB 2197S idle problems

    I may have some parts. I'm not in town right now
  2. Carburetor: WCFB 2197S idle problems

    So good, Bernie had to write it twice.
  3. 1956 Roadmaster Carburetor or fuel pump issues

    I'm guessing something with the float (needle / seat) not refilling the primary portion of the carburetor IF it started on its own without filling the carb (fuel pump filled it). Or clogged line. Again, if you put gas in the carb to start it and run the 100 yards, that is what the car will run on with just the fuel in the bowl.
  4. Replacement accelerator pedal question

    All of the repro pedals are the same. My 55 originally came with a 54 pedal which was way shorter than the replacement I found later. What a difference that made! The angle shouldn't be a big deal. I think they split the difference. Let me put it this way... I have personally never had an issue with any of the pedals I have installed and I would conservatively estimate that at 10. Edit: After reading this again, it may not have been a 54. It was shaped like earlier rounded pedals and didn't work properly. Just so I don't get grief that 54-55 pedals were the same height...
  5. 1956 Roadmaster Carburetor or fuel pump issues

    ...and zero snark intended, William. If you don't know what the second half of the fuel pump does, please put the tools down until you buy a shop manual. In my opinion, that box is a fire waiting to happen and I would remove it.
  6. 1956 Roadmaster Carburetor or fuel pump issues

    I gotta disagree on the braided steel, B. I've never seen an original with anything other than rubber.
  7. 1956 Roadmaster Carburetor or fuel pump issues

    The first thing you need to do is purchase a shop manual from eBay.
  8. They can track down YOM plates easily. I have never had any "problems" but I did receive a toll fee in the mail due to a similar mistake. Willie will be fine, but his frugal nature will be irked at the extra $1.
  9. 1956 Roadmaster Carburetor or fuel pump issues

    It will have one rubber hose between the metal fuel line and the fuel pump, but more likely, the carb needs a solid cleaning / minor rebuild.
  10. Under Dash AC

    I used a 401 bracket on my wagon before I made this one. I don't remember what I had to modify, but it was minimal. I think I actually made the bracket taller after the one pictured to provide better geometry for fan belt adjustment. I HATE the one that Centreville sells for 401 engines. It is giant and gaudy. I wanted to minimize the engine compartment intrusion. I also decided only to use one of the crossover studs as a mount in case I ever sold them to other peeps who would definitely at least have that one stud, so that it was a "one stop shop" kinda thing. It is 4 1/2" from crossover to right bolt hole. I am attaching another pic of the last one I had made up with a slotted Hole on the left side for a little more tensioning options. PS, I have one of these left without the slotted adjuster, and that is my final "run"
  11. Under Dash AC

    Nope. I initially wanted to make a rear bracket, but there is literally no shaking and once you bolt it, you can't move it with your hands. It's made out of 3/16" steel. My prototype was bent in my vice with a big ass hammer and a Bosch electric jigsaw. Nothing fancy.
  12. Under Dash AC

    More, including the condenser and side to side comparison of the bracket with factory bracket beside. If you have an original 401 bracket, you can use that by expanding the holes to fit a Sanden style compressor. Apparently, this customer got even colder air than my previous pic of my IR gun.
  13. Under Dash AC

    Found some of a customer's car
  14. Under Dash AC

    Here are the pics of my bracket based on a factory bracket. Much like the original, belt tension is achieved by adjusting the generator. I don't have pics of my setup cuz my car is up in the air (on a lift), and I can't get to it with a ladder. I will try and get a pic soon. Honestly, I can't believe I don't have one pic in my phone of my setup....