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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Chase C.'s discussion Shooting black from tailpipe
"Jason Nice call on the 12 volt connection to the carb"
17 minutes ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Chase C.'s discussion Shooting black from tailpipe
"Do be sure all your tune up spec,s and parts are working as they should and doing there job Do change your ignition wires ,from time to time ,when doing a complete tune up Best to evaluate the engines performance ,when you know the basics are on…"
19 minutes ago
Ron drennan is now a member of 63/64 Cadillac Website
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Jason Edge replied to Tony Albarella's discussion Rubber Material Repair Tip
"That's a fantastic fix and a very typical problem area! I will definitely keep that in mind as I pull in LH door rubber sleeves in the future. I'll have to check my stock and see if I have any other potential candidates.  Of course…"
8 hours ago
Chase C. replied to Chase C.'s discussion Shooting black from tailpipe
"Well looks like I didn't even have the 12 volts going to it. It must have slipped out at some point. Fixed it this morning and running a lot better. However, it still has a little bit of black from tailpipe. The choke seems to be set just fine…"
11 hours ago
russ austin replied to Tony Albarella's discussion Rubber Material Repair Tip
"That looks good. Great idea on the repair."
11 hours ago
Todd Lentz replied to Todd Lentz's discussion Water pump leaking
"Thanks for the advice.  I went and bought all new g8 bolts.  Now Im deaing with the incredible leaking stand pipe riser thingamagigy.  Taken it off twice now, and still getting a leak.  Next move is the liquid metal trick.…"
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Tony Albarella posted a discussion

Rubber Material Repair Tip

I just experimented with a repair that might be helpful to others.In my car, the driver's side rubber door jamb sleeve, which covers the wires and vacuum lines…See More
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Jason Edge replied to Jason Edge's discussion Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay
"1963/64 Cadillacs listed on eBay updated for Dec 19, 2014. One new entry for today."
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Jason Edge replied to Chase C.'s discussion Shooting black from tailpipe
"Do you have a 12 volts to the choke when ignition is switched on?"
yesterday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Chase C.'s discussion Shooting black from tailpipe
"Loosen the black disc on the side of the carb You can then ,rotate the disc to open and close the choke ( butterfly ) to be open the 1/8 inch you need Best to do that at the average temps you are dealing with You need to work the throttle ,car off ,…"
yesterday
Chase C. replied to Chase C.'s discussion Shooting black from tailpipe
"Thanks tony. It's plenty cold now. How do I go about adjusting that choke? Kind of a novice here. Also, it's about 33-38 outside average temp where I'm at. Appreciate it"
yesterday
Lukas Wallner replied to Lukas Wallner's discussion New to this site - newbie Cadillac owner - 1963 Cadillac 62
"Hi Russ, Thanks for your answer. Unfortunately I'm living in Europe, so at my auto shop I only get parts for 1995 Volkswagens or 2001 Opels and cars like that. There are some specialized vintage Cadillac spares dealers in Germany but I am…"
yesterday
russ austin commented on Robert Gonzalez 's blog post comfort control check valve
"Thwe check valve is there to keep the AC system running, when engine vacuum goes low on hard acceleration. It should be going to the vacuum system on the dash control."
yesterday
Jason Edge commented on Robert Gonzalez 's blog post comfort control check valve
"Not factory but may be legit repair, so may want to leave it alone for now until you can diagnose entire system. I will have the rubber boot ($20), transducer ($25) but need to check on the heater hot water control calve when I get home from work.…"
yesterday
Robert Gonzalez posted a blog post

comfort control check valve

The picture is a check valve and Im assuming restrictor since its hard to blow through (but I have no idea!). It feeds into a vacuum T from the engine…See More
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Michael Kelly posted a discussion

1963 fender turn signals

Looking for a pair of fender turner signals for my 63 coupe deville. Fair quality doesn't need to be show for daily driver. Email: mikekellyhomes@gmail.com with info and prices
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Chase C.'s discussion Shooting black from tailpipe
"Your choke flap must be closed to much at start up ,to cause your problem The choke sb open 1/8 inch when you start the car ,first start up of the day only You must also only set the choke when the engine has not been run at all Once you start and…"
Friday
Sone Wynn commented on Sone Wynn's photo
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"Not a performance ls3 motor....but i will build this ls1 motor in the future."
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Jason Edge replied to Matt Ready's discussion Mystery medal found
"Matt, Very cool. I'm no expert on the Cadillac Logo's but this looks very old..maybe 1930's?  If no one here knows you might post on the CLC Forum at http://forums.cadillaclasalleclub.org/"
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comfort control check valve

Posted by Robert Gonzalez on December 19, 2014 at 3:13am 2 Comments

The picture is a check valve and Im assuming restrictor since its hard to blow through (but I have no idea!). It feeds into a vacuum…

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New shack built for Caddy Shack restorations

Posted by russ austin on December 16, 2014 at 10:15pm 1 Comment

I've added another shack to the layout of Caddy Shack Restorations.  Getting better organized and more room for more parts.…

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Paint

Posted by James jacques on December 13, 2014 at 10:52am 1 Comment

I"m in the process of painting my car. I went to the paint store and I gave them the paint code but they said they could not locate and there system does not go that far back is there is there alternate means of buying paint beside the company that's listed on site suppliers they were not much help

Interior Work- 63 SDV

Posted by Tom Bahner on December 13, 2014 at 10:08am 6 Comments

Well I finally made the jump and had some work done on my interior. Thought I would share a pic of the cover my upholsterer punt on my dash. It was cracked in several places with the ugly foam showing. Seemed like every time I touched it, I put a new crack in it. I think it turned out well for a driver. Anyway- no…

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Shooting black from tailpipe

Started by Chase C. in General Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 17 minutes ago. 7 Replies

Hey guys I have the eldelbrock 750 electric choke carb on my 64 429. On cold start it shoots lots of black soot out the tailpipe painting my garage floor. I've tried leaning out the mixture screws…Continue

Rubber Material Repair Tip

Started by Tony Albarella in Restoration & Authenticity. Last reply by Jason Edge 8 hours ago. 2 Replies

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Water pump leaking

Started by Todd Lentz in General Discussion. Last reply by Todd Lentz 14 hours ago. 4 Replies

Ok...I finally got to the riser on and not leaking with two o rings.   After it was all said and done, and the car was driving perfect, bam!!! Water pump blew up!  So now I changed out the water pump…Continue

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