How do I install vaccum lines on a 1963 Thunderbird with a 390 engine?

Asked by Nov 22, 2012 at 03:31 PM about the 1963 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Looking for a diagram on instruction on how to install vacuum lines for a carbuerator on a 1963 Thunderbird.  Can't find one on the internet.  If you are able to send me a diagram or instructions, please send them to sherrymcgrady@yahoo.com.

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There should only be 2 vacuum lines on a 63 390. 1 from the Vacuum advance to the carb base plate. The other, From the Power Brake Booster to the rear of the intake manifold. I hope this helps you Gerry

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I recently bought a 63 Thunderbird, my son and I are going to use it as a project car. The breaks do not work nor does the windshield wipers. I have been looking for a vacuum leak. So far I found that vacuum goes to break booster and the transmission diaphragm. I am still looking for the rest of the lines.

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