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When I select a picture from my files, I hit the "Add Files" button, then when the file opens up, I select the picture, then hit the "Open" button on that page, and the picture is automatically sent to the Forum message I am posting.   Once it is there, I have to hit the "Upload" button, for the actual transfer to take place.

When the transfer has been done, there will be a green line across the page.   Then I go to the next one.

I think that if I then hit the "Insert" button, the picture will appear as full size on the page.

Bruce. >:D
General Discussion / Re: Trying to post pictures
Last post by Cadman-iac - Today at 05:47:05 AM
  Hey Bruce,
 Unfortunately once I hit the add files button, nothing else happens. I can't get it to work, but I'm probably missing something here.
 I go to my gallery to select a picture, but I can't get it to transfer to the forum page. If I hit the "share" button, I don't get any options that allow me to take the picture to my post.
 Since I'm on a phone, I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. And it's been too long since I last posted on the old forum I don't remember what the procedure was. HELP!!
  Your last suggestion to go with the Chevrolet filter and new tubing would be ideal, as it would eliminate the rubber hose altogether, providing the filter has the correct size fittings for the tubing available. No chance of a rupture due to heat and deterioration and subsequent fire if not caught in time.

  I didn't know that the 68 used that design of inline filter originally. I was still thinking of the older cast aluminum housing with a glass bowl underneath it that housed a replaceable paper or sintered bronze filter used on the 429 engines. That's what I have that I was trying to post a picture of.
 I've had several 69's, a 70,  2 72's, a 75, 2 77's, and a 79, and none of those had an inline filter, just the carburetor inlet filter, and the early ones had the one in the pump as well.
  If you can verify the size for the line on that Chevrolet filter and it matches what you can get for a replacement fuel line, I would think that's the best way to go.
 Your other option is to remove the existing line and shorten it the required distance and reform new flared ends to mate with the new filter. I'm guessing that the flares are no longer on your existing line to accommodate the hoses?
 The other option would be to use a flaring tool to make a small bulbed end on your current tubing by not going through with a complete flaring process, you just begin the flare procedure slightly. That way it creates a little bump in the tube that will help keep the hose from just sliding off it under pressure. You don't have to crank the hose clamps down so far that it's crushing the hose to prevent it from sliding off that way.
 I've done this for my own vehicles if I'm installing an inline filter with hoses instead of flared fittings.
 Hope this is helpful, and good luck with your project.

Thanks Barry and David!
Yes, the radiator assembly will be attached to the cross member with two nuts. Both studs are already silver soldered to the base of the radiator support. To install the nuts: just put the model upside down or on one side, that way it's easier!
General Discussion / Re: How many are left ?
Last post by David Greenburg - Today at 03:44:37 AM
Survival rate is an interesting question that is probably next to impossible to resolve.  Undoubtedly a far greater percentage of certain models, like '59 Biarritz, '57-'58 Eldo Broughams have survived as these cars were always special, even at the "low points" of their life cycle when other models were just "old used cars." I'm sure there are far more than 45 '60 Sevilles in existence.  Using Bill's factor of 5 times the 37 owned by CLC members suggests that around 185 of the 1075 produced still survive, a survival rate of around 17%. 

Looking more generally at survival rates for model years, in researching the '59-'60 pitman arm recall issue, I came across some interesting data. In the leadup to the recall, GM submitted a 1978 memo to NHTSA stating that the R L Polk had reviewed state DMV registration records and determined that 22,353 of the total of 284,456 '59-'60 Cadillacs produced were still on the road at that time. That amounts to just under 8%.  Even if one assumes that few of these cars were subsequently destroyed by rust, collisions or crushers, and adds 50% to this total to account for cars that were off the road at that time, it means that no more than 11-12% of these cars still exist.   
Bear with's another thought. Would THIS filter work? Same inlet and outlet fittings? It's in stock from Classic Industries for 60.00. It says its for 69-74 GM (Chevy, mostly). But then I could order a new two-piece fuel line, made for the 68 deVille, 25.00 from Classic Tube that goes from the fuel pump to the filter, and from the filter to the carb. just like the factory setup...all steel tubing with no funky rubber and hose clamp "adapters". Thoughts?
Technical / Authenticity / Re: 1964 steering Sector ratio
Last post by 6262 - Today at 02:52:33 AM
Chris, may I ask who is 'Sector'?
Hey tj Hopland, I just bought a 1981.eldorado 6.0....been sitting since 2002. Doesn't want to Start, cranks but won't start . I noticed the trunk has 2 ecms in it just laying there..and the ecm that's being used is just hanging down underthe glove box smh..can you help explain to me why you think this was like that? What were they trying to do? Any info would help thanks!
G'day Richard,

After you have downloaded the picture/s to the Forum, don't forget to hit the "Upload Button"  Or they will never transfer.

Bruce. >:D
And this is the one for Chrysler that I was talking about. No problem fitting the lines on this! I just don't know if it would work on Cadillac. (If the internals are the same, if it flows the same, etc,)