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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"You can clean permatex with alcohol Work neatly with the product Enjoy"
48 minutes ago
Kevin Campbell replied to Damian Ramuta's discussion 2 Inch Lowered Springs
"Get a seat out of a Fleetwood..... much softer on the bot-bot on trips. Yeas, they are good, very good....no, you can't have mine."
1 hour ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Damian Ramuta's discussion 2 Inch Lowered Springs
"Clovis - Clovis -Clovis Your unique -- Mad Scientist aproach --to the subject of our cars I do find so very extremely interesting myself Glad your around for the point of view you provide for all of us Knowlege is POWER --my friend Enjoy"
1 hour ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"Change all fan belts ---if they show wear If one breaks it will take out the others leaving you --very stranded with no WP alternator or power sterring working Just dead in the water so we need to avoid that Enjoy"
2 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"Adjusting the fan belt tension correctly will have a lot to do with the WP bearings life expectance You should be able to push the belt down a 1/2 inch at the fan belts -longest span or it is to tight Enjoy"
2 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"The WPS housings come in aluminum and cast iron The aluminum was stock but a survey we ran felt the cast iron held up a bit better long term than the aluminum case and was an after market pump i think I have had both My cast iron has the more…"
2 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"Tom The Gates WP you have is one of the bad ones from Rock auto The clearence between the impeller and the case SB .20 to .30 thousants Check it they may have corrected the problem ? If you put --Water pump --in the search engine on the very top…"
2 hours ago
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"Tony/Ginny, The pump I bought from Rock Auto is the Gates 42562. Any known problem with them? Are you referring to checking the clearance from the impeller to the water pumps own housing OR to the front cover' passage way?"
4 hours ago
Kim K Kaiser replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion brake smell or axle grease smell (Rear) 63 cdv AND may have screws pooch!!
"I'm going to get the leak tended to when the remaining parts come in,, thanks for reminding me o not pound on the hub,, i saw some you tube that showed the axle puller in use, so i think i can get that done with no problems.. how bout the O…"
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Russ Austin replied to Russ Austin's discussion 63 dash pad for sale.
"I have plenty of dash pads that are cracked.  Just out of good driver quality pieces."
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Russ Austin replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion brake smell or axle grease smell (Rear) 63 cdv AND may have screws pooch!!
"I would fill with gear lube, as you never know at what point the bearings are going to be starved of lube. If the leak gets worse, then it's time to park the car until the leak is fixed.  One thing to mention on removing the axles. NEVER…"
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Jon Ettman replied to Jon Ettman's discussion Head lamps and dash lites for 1964 DeVille
"Eric, i still want to get my dash illuminated like yours. Do you have any more pictures? I loved the effect of your illumination. Thanks Jon"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"OH ---i see the --NUT ---he is from Austrailia ! LOL !!!! Just yanking you chain -My MATE from down under Enjoy"
7 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"I do not use any gasket sealant ( permatex )on any gaskets except to hold them in place for assemblies Only very few exceptions but never as a rule Enjoy"
7 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"Tom We have had a problem with some water pumps on here a while ago coming out of the box and --being bad --because the impeller is not in the correct location on the shaft They run the car HOT when installed that way and have to be removed get fix…"
7 hours ago
Jason Edge replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"Tom, Invoice sent."
7 hours ago
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"Tony, Thanks for the Permatex suggestion and two O rings. Plan on it."
8 hours ago
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"Jason, Can you send me a good set of the water pump bolts. My crossover bolts a fine. Send mw an invoice to pay for the bolts.  So, Tony recommends Permatex on two O rings. What recommendation for the gaskets including the oil passage pipe…"
8 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"Use two O rings on the water cross over pipe connection ( not one ) to the top of the water pump Use --Permatex -- on the two O rings and it will not leak and will dry the fastest of all the water sealers i know of Very good to tack hold gaskets in…"
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Anders replied to tom servas's discussion 429 water pump bolt sizes
"I like this idea a lot. Will steal it right away. Thanks."
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429 water pump bolt sizes

Started by tom servas in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 48 minutes ago. 20 Replies

Does someone have a diagram showing the correct bolt sizes and lengths for each of the water pump bolts?THX in advanceTomContinue

2 Inch Lowered Springs

Started by Damian Ramuta in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell 1 hour ago. 55 Replies

Hi all, Could you please post some pics if you have lowered your car using a 2 inch lowered coil.cheersContinue

brake smell or axle grease smell (Rear) 63 cdv AND may have screws pooch!!

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser 4 hours ago. 12 Replies

Thanks have been going fairly well.  over last week or so, i have noticed a bit of that axle grease smell when i come out of the door, not always, but sometimes.  today, i was out, and notice a…Continue

63 dash pad for sale.

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Air Suspension - How to Choose and Install

Posted by Michael Forte on February 19, 2018 at 10:00pm 8 Comments

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