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Kurt replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"You have to have something there, either the STV or the STV eliminator. With that said, the STV has to be in working order. I had to repair the the vacuum control valve and the diaphragm on mine over the years. If yours is original chances are that…"
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Kim K Kaiser replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"Im guessing mine is stock.   Wouldvthis be an alternative to the eliminator package and other chg nsuggested  aftervthe conversion?"
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Kurt replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"I'm using the stock STV (suction throttling valve). They are adjustable per the steps below from the 63 shop manual. I set the pressure to 28 PSI for R134a. I'm pretty sure the same STV is used in 64."
58 minutes ago
Jason Edge replied to Jason Edge's discussion Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay
"See new 1963/64 Cadillac eBay Listings below for October 1, 2020 1964 Cadillac Series 62 429ci Auto Power Steering & Brakes Call Dan (863) 370-6712 Pre-Owned $5,000.00 Sep-30 16:03Year: 1964Miles: 37,384Make: CadillacFree local pickupSeller:…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"I am now recalling an extensive thread on the comfort control system in the library here posted by —Clovis —who used the adjustable STV valve —so that was where I learned of the STV adjustable valve you have in your system which is…"
12 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"I think there are two STV’s available and one is adjustable which you are indicating to help  keep the evaporator from freezing  Very glad your system is working as well as it does ( I feel bad for the poor  penguin ) —LOL…"
12 hours ago
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Third stop light.

Did anybody from the club install third stop light in the rear window in his Cadillac? If so, how I can do this and maybe some pictures how it look please? Thank you,See More
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Kurt replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"Tony, Correction: I DO have the stock STV installed. The modification is to install a STV eliminator to convert the system to a clutch cycling system.  My AC is working well (gets colder than a penguin's pecker : ) These STVs are…"
14 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"Kirt Is your AC working well and getting cold enough as you do not have the STV valve installed with the 134a freon in your car  My system was changed over to 134a some time ago but the mechanic and myself did not know about the STV valve at…"
15 hours ago
Mark S Anderson replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"you 100% should remove the evaporator from the case.    You live in the north, it's gonna be full of leaves and it may have been a mouse's home address in the past.    It would be silly to go through the trouble of…"
19 hours ago
Kurt replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"The evaporator is inside the black case on the firewall. Take off the STV (top of evaporator) and the expansion valve (bottom of the evaporator)  and run the flush through top to bottom then dry with lots of shop air. It is not necessary to…"
22 hours ago
Kim K Kaiser replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"Ok,  i watchedca few utubes on flushing out the condesr and evaporator.  Wat i cnt equate to my car, wherr do you put the air hose that you disperse the fluid. The one i watch was on a 71 chevy.  Looks likeche put itvup to a big hose,…"
22 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"Kim The STV valve is required for the system to maintain the correct  internal pressures to get cold enough for the 134a freon as it cycles the compressor on and off to do that  During the off cycle of the compressor you are saving…"
23 hours ago
Kurt replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"There are o-rings between the manifold & compressor too. Flushing the evaporator is the same process as flushing the condenser. Oreilly's loans out a flush tool. You run the flush through part and then follow with lots of air to push out…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"Kurt Great advice  No better advice than been there done that regarding repairs  Gotta love this website  if you are lucky enough to own one of our super fine Classic Antique Cadillacs The boys here really have a passion for…"
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Kim K Kaiser replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"so no gasket or anything between the manifold and the rear of the compressor, just a flat connection,??"
yesterday
Kurt replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"Yep. Lubricate all o-rings with same oil you will be using in the AC system. No sealants are used."
yesterday
Kurt replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Diggn in the ac, hv some questions
"I didn't install the STV eliminator on my car so I have no advice on it other than follow the directions : )"
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Diggn in the ac, hv some questions

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 24 minutes ago. 21 Replies

I got the old compressor out, new one in.   As i looked at connections, i noted nothing woukd fit, soi was wondering. Do i need to take the rear bracket off the old unit and attach to the new unit? …Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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Third stop light.

Started by paul k in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 13 hours ago. 0 Replies

Did anybody from the club install third stop light in the rear window in his Cadillac? If so, how I can do this and maybe some pictures how it look please? Thank you,Continue

Hot Water Return hose routing - 1963 390?

Started by Karsten Poulsen in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin on Tuesday. 4 Replies

Gentlemen, I am in the process of changing water pump on my 1963 Series 62 Convertible, with a 390 engine, and I want to tidy the engine compartment up while I am at it. My car is a California Black…Continue

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1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special / transmission dipstick needed

Posted by Pablo on September 20, 2020 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

How are you doing folks, I’m looking for a transmission dipstick, any info I will appreciated, thank you very much

1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge

Posted by Steven on September 16, 2020 at 9:23am 1 Comment

Hello,

 Does anyone know were I can buy a 1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge or is there any other hinge that would fit? 

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Steven

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Posted by Karl Schwarz on August 26, 2020 at 3:08pm 6 Comments

So I am troubleshooting my fuel gauge issue. I bought a new sender and tested it. It  it goes from 1-ohm (empty) to 35-ohm (full). When I test it (outside the tank), when the float is in the up (full) position it only moves the gauge to about 1/2 full. When at the bottom (empty) position the gauge shows empty. This is the same issue I have when I fill and then use the gas in the tank - the gauge never reads ore than half full. Based on what I've read on this thread it would seem like the…

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