"I've never seen a distributor jump as that is a heavy gear it engages on the cam. I guess it could if hold down clamp has not been secured down. If it did you would simply need to reset engine timing to 5 DBTDC per shop manual. I'm…"
"Thanks Bahama - that WAS a typo on my part. I meant 'run', not Accy. I'm hoping the pertronix (mine is Ver 3) is a magic wand that cures this.
Someone told me that my Dist may have 'jumped a tooth' causing…"
I noticed earlier in this thread that you asked how to check for power to the points and wondered "Acc. on and a test light?" The answer is no, as I'm sure you've found out by now. As you admit that you've…"
"My plan was to have it welded however I like the idea of a quick swap if i can get one so if any one has one i would be interested. may be a job for cooler weather when I cannot drive the car so much. Right now still getting used to it. Just finding…"
"Hi Ceese de Bunje. I had to make a couple of them, because I couldn't find them anywhere. I had a few that were original that I was able to re-use. Friend me if you'd like to chat about our cars and the progress we are…"
"It can be done in car. There is a pin holding the shaft in, it looks like a nail, take that out first. Then u back off the castle nut that holds the detent lever to the shaft and pull the shaft out of the case. The shaft u have in your…"
"USED BUT VERY NICE 1963/64 CADILLAC FLOOR MAT SET IN LIGHT TAN FOR $50 + S/H
Thru some research and obtaining a very nice color Spec Manual I have discovered that my 1964 Cadillac with Sandalwood Interior would have come with white with black crest…"
"If painting your engine and want to stay original you might check out these two links from our Help Page:
Engine Paint Colorshttp://6364cadillac.ning.com/profiles/blogs/engine-colors Engine Painting…"
"I remember selling that piece last year and it was probably harder to get to with the transmission out of the car as I had to get one flipped over and in position. Not being a transmission expert I remember it taking a few minutes to figure out what…"
"David, I have the turbo 400 and yes the manual does say it can be done in the car. I was more interested if anyone else had experienced the same problem I have and how they solved the problem. Someone has tried to weld on mine and they did a…"
"Lindsay, is your transmission a Hydra-matic or the Turbo 400? I know the Hydra-matic levers can be removed with the transmission in the car, I don't know about the Turbo 400. Your shop manual should describe the removal procedure."
"Which 63 coupe? I just parted a 1964 Coupe DeVille (6357) which will have the same core doors as the 1963 Series 62 (6257) and Coupe DeVille (6357) door. My going price is $75 for nice solid core 62/63 series sedan doors, and $100 for…"
My shift lever has a lot of play in it. I found that the lever on the shaft which enters the transmission is the problem. The picture in the manual (fig 10A-38) shows the shaft and lever as one assembly. My lever moves (rotates some) on the shaft and has been welded at some point which is not holding now.Anybody had any experience with this problem? My question is can I pull this shaft after dropping the pan and have it welded or is there more to it than I see?Thanks for any help as I tried…See More
My shift lever has a lot of play in it. I found that the lever on the shaft which enters the transmission is the problem. The picture in the manual (fig 10A-38) shows the shaft and lever as one assembly. My lever moves (rotates some) on the shaft and has been welded at some point which is not holding now.
Anybody had any experience with this problem? My question is can I pull this shaft after dropping the pan and have it welded or is there more to it than I see?
does anyone know where to get some of the correct Cadillac blue spray paint from other then Bill Hirsch? he seems to be out.id be interested to know if other parties are selling it as well. or if they are selling his paint would even be more correct...lol
I had to swap Cadillacs today to get the 1964 Cadillac Parts car on the Car Hauler to finish up, however, there was a 1963 Parts car that had to be removed first and needed to have the 63 end up where the 64 had been parked. I ended up chaining the 64 to the car hauler to be able to…
Hello all. I'm a new member here and doing a build on a 63 Sedan DeVille for my cousin.I'm looking for a driveshaft - Anyone have a good one they would be willing to part with and ship to me?Thanks,…Continue
It kills me to do this but the economic reality is that my Cadillac has to go. Trying to make sure that I'm not out of my mind on price as no two are the same. Input on price is appreciated, I am…Continue