Had the same problem after installing a cable for the kick down. Attempted several adjustments but couldn't get it to shift into 3rd. Got a local shop to help, they found it needed a return spring on the kickdown lever. Spring was installed and problem solved. You may want to try this fix.
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I agree 69a100, but that comes with barn finds and abandon cars. This is the fun part of working on old cars, getting them right! Thanks to all for the info, I've already ordered parts to correct the issue. MoFun - MoPar
Thanks a bunch to all you Guys, this info is a big help.
I did mention I had to shim the Water Pump pulley to keep it from binding on the pump housing. I'll try the crank pulley swap and see what haps.
Here is another twister for you guys. My 66 came with a 318 but the owner i got it from had put a 440 in it. I recently had to replace the water pump and found someone had used nuts between the pulley and the pump as shims. In the process I changed the Power steering pump to a Saginaw because I...