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429 water pump bolt sizes

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

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2 Inch Lowered Springs

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

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

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…

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1963coupe deville build/ restoration thread

hey guys as some of you know I'm in the process of restoring my 63 coupe deville. I'm working on restoring the trunk floor pan and trunk d…

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Ribbons on caddys

Okay another question from a newbie, I see at some fancy smancy shows some cars have ribbons like this on them, what is the meaning/purpose

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Weird steering gear leak

I have a weird leak coming from the top of my steering gear box where the adjusting bolts are.  It only seems to leak on hard left turns an…

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Engine / Transmission Question

I have a 63 Deville with a 429 out of a 64 Cadillac. Shortly after purchasing the car the transmission went out. (either something in the v…

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Super Bright LEDs

I’m less than happy with my purchase due to fitment issues. I could not get the bulbs to fit the fins. All the others on the rear fit, the…

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Hood hinges

Im in need of some new hood hinges, mine are worn out.  .  Can anyone point me in the right direction?  Or has anyone rebuilt them themsel…

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window rubber

Hi again,, well, stupid me,, got the glove box thing figured out,,  i have eyes but i cannot see,, script was there!!!!!!  another forrest…

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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 1 hour 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 5 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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    Hi, have a 64 eldorado.  

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