"The cars engine has never been rebuilt to my knowledge. It only has 14,000 original miles on it. I did the compression check a few months back. If I can't find the numbers I'll re check it. It hasn't ran much but it does have some…"
I drove my '64 Cadillac convertible daily for a few summers coming home from college and all during high school as my first car. The only real downsides were that it isn't always the easiest car to park and the car eats…"
"Go to the -Forum - in the header at the top of the home page
Scroll down and click on the -ebay - subject
There is a blue 63 CDV ,on air bags ,there
The car has the LOOk ,you are going for
Often we see a good number of our year cars on bags with…"
"The old compression numbers should not be of much value
You need to see what they are ,in the cars current condition
Do that first and see what the results of the test show you
Pull the heads after the test ,if needed
It would be nice to find , less…"
Hi,I'm about to start work on my floor pans. Looking under the car the front and rear body mounts on the drivers side look pretty sad, a lot of rot. Does anyone know of a company that reproduces them? My parts car has them intached but I can see it's going to be a real pain to remove them.Thanks,AlexSee More
"Thanks Jason, It's been going on since the rebuild and I have always been told to just drive it. Break in...but I always HD a gut feeling something wasn't right. Damn, well I'll be pulling the heads this week and I'll let u know…"
"Todd. Has the engine suddenly started getting oil into the cylinders and on the plugs or has this been occurring since the rebuild? Is oil only on some plugs and not others? When I rebuilt my engine in 2012, I found the compression rings were very…"
Hi All,I am interested in purchasing a 63/64 caddy convertible to give to my wife for her 50th bday.I would like it to be her daily driver after her retirement.I will need an AC cars ice we will probably be living in FL full time.Several car people I spoke told me these cars are no good as daily drivers.Anyone here want to chime in.I was looking to buy a car with a solid frame and decent body panels, andadding a nice crate motor/tranny combo....maybe an air ride suspension.Anyone done something…See More
"Bill, You will have a tilt turn signal actuator yoke (1st picture), then a Bowden cable that feeds the external turn signal switch (upper left in 2nd picture). I am not sure from your description what was changed. Sometimes the pivot the…"
"Well I bought the car about 2 years ago for $1000. Body is almost perfect only a little surface rust. None of the windows go up or down anymore and the power door locks don't work. Actually it would be easier to say what works. It starts and…"
We changed the actuator that was somewhat circular in shape. I believe the bendon cavble connects to it. I was not there when it was worked on. I did not know there more than 1 type. It is a tilt wheel"
"These engines don't sound like a small or big block Chevy or ford. It took me a bit to get used to the sound and stop worrying it wasn't running right. I wached some you tube videos of them running to finally accept the way they sound.…"
Hi All,I am interested in purchasing a 63/64 caddy convertible to give to my wife for her 50th bday.I would like it to be her daily driver after her retirement.I will need an AC cars ice we will…Continue
Hi,I'm about to start work on my floor pans. Looking under the car the front and rear body mounts on the drivers side look pretty sad, a lot of rot. Does anyone know of a company that reproduces…Continue
Well, Car burns oil, sucks in on each of the exhaust pipes, now officially runs like crap. Compression 160 to 170. This was a rebuild 1.5 year ago and was always told that it just needed to be…Continue
I just want to thank everyone that offered me help with rehabbing my car. It is now road worthy and I will getting it back from detailing in about a week. Unfortunately The car does not have turn…Continue
What should the vacuum be at for the door locks and trunk?
I am, at idle, around 18-20 inHg, but it does not seem to be enough to raise or lower the door locks or release the trunk. So I vacuum tested the drivers door and it checked out (no leaks/ held vacuum), still would not raise or lower lock, should the other doors be checked or do I just not have enough vacuum?