1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion (2,182)

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doing some prelim distributor application.  A guy coming in tomoro to help me put in engine, so doing some pre planing, fitting,  in the at…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

6 Apr 4
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Transmission tail shaft bushing (s) and seal for 64 with TH400

Now that I have acquired a transmission mount for my car I want to also buy a transmission tail shaft bushing (s) and seal. I remember Clov…

Started by Norman Silverman

18 Apr 2
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Sans intake and above

Well, got it bk together, except intake, carb, dist. Etc, for after putting in.  gonna try to stuff it back in car over nxt few days. Had…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

7 Apr 1
Reply by Jason Edge

´63 engine knocking 390cui solved :-)

Hello together, as I mentioned in my previous post, my newest purchase -a 63 Fleetwood 60 Special- had some bad engine knocking when accele…

Started by Stefan

7 Apr 1
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

Water crossover pipe

I was trying to install my water crossover pipe today, and was having a real hard time getting it to fit flush and secure.  Is it possible…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

11 Mar 29
Reply by Jason Edge

Head bolts. Heads

Shorty, i will be installing the heads, so i was doing some internet research on bolts, sealants, etc looking for reference.  I found on ou…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

3 Mar 27
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

Body Name Plate: FW Factory Identification and ACC code questions

The help files have excellent information on how to decode the Body Name plate, but I was looking for a bit more information in two areas (…

Started by Karl Schwarz

2 Mar 27
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1963 Tilt NSS adjustment

I pulled the NSS and repaired a broken piece and now I'm driving myself crazy trying to adjust this darn thing. I get it aligned tightened…

Started by Cody

3 Mar 26
Reply by Russ Austin

Gaskets- o rings,,again

I hv these two pieces in a gasket set.  Dnt remember seeing them in the pull apart.  Were would they be going. Also, on water pump and cro…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

3 Mar 26
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

64 rear main seal

I need help, is there a trick to installing a rear main on the 429? Also is there a preferred brand of seal recommend? A very reputable sho…

Started by Thomas Yarri

12 Mar 26
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Start up. 1st attempt

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 6 hours ago. 21 Replies

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Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 10 hours ago. 234 Replies

I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

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64 Horns

Started by John Inglesby in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge on Saturday. 1 Reply

I have 3 horns and the only one working is the bottom long one. The 2 round ones are not. I played around with the connections and they seem ok. I tried to check for power but not sure I was doing it…Continue

Compression test

Started by Michael Chomout in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Karl Schwarz on Friday. 8 Replies

Dear Gents, just had time to dova compression test on the 429 engine by warming up the engine and removed all plugs and went through cranking without pouring oil into the cylinder since I want to…Continue

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63 Trunk detail

Posted by Bob Pontius on April 8, 2021 at 3:07pm 1 Comment

Jason, I liked the detail and information you have provided. I would like to do mine similar to yours. Can you help? Do you have trunk material? OPGI is sending the trunk product for my 63 Fleetwood. But it does cover the entire trunk as yours was done. If you do not have can you give me a reference? Thanks!! Bob

Car lift and jack stands

Posted by Les Eastling on March 23, 2021 at 10:00am 4 Comments

I mentioned during the 63/64 chapter zoom meeting on 3/21 that we had installed a car lift in our garage. Someone asked what kind and I didn't have the info at hand, so here is a link to it and also a link to some tall jack stands we use to add more stability to the car and an additional safety factor. There is something about getting underneath one of these cars that makes me a little nervous! …


Leaky Freeze Plug

Posted by Lee Martin on March 22, 2021 at 12:49pm 7 Comments

Just developed a significant leak coming from a freeze plug right over the starter.  Would this be considered a "cam plug" i.e. like Dorman 17616DS?  Our cars have multiple sizes of plugs on engine block and I want to get the right one.  Also, does anyone know how pricey this is for a shop to fix?  Thanks!

Balancer location

Posted by Kim K Kaiser on March 20, 2021 at 4:47pm 6 Comments

Readi g another thread. Does this look about right on balancer gap? Thats a 1/4 thick piece of metal.



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