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"Breather tube, not cooling lines. I will drop the pan tomorrow and do a visual.     …"

ian arnold replied Aug 5, 2018 to Tranny trouble

5 Aug 6, 2018
Reply by Dennis Mobley

"I have similar problem. With timing light, my 63 is best at 16 degrees before tdc. I…"

ian arnold replied Mar 7, 2018 to timing to far advanced

28 Sep 12, 2019
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Buy. Buy. Buy"

ian arnold replied Sep 30, 2017 to WTB good 30 year or older GM station wagon built

19 Oct 10, 2017
Reply by Anders

"When i did my pertronics, i pulled the distributor out and worked on the bench. It s…"

ian arnold replied Sep 10, 2017 to Adding a petronix 1181ls

27 Sep 18, 2017
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Hey kev. Here in toronto, we only have one poisonous snake, and ive never seen one i…"

ian arnold replied Sep 9, 2017 to I hope Tony and Ginny are OK.

6 Sep 9, 2017
Reply by ian arnold

"Ya. The timing mark has been jumping around, a bit. It was more pronounced earlier,…"

ian arnold replied Aug 30, 2017 to engine runs like crap

37 Aug 30, 2017
Reply by Russ Austin

"Before i owned car, but, if timing was off one tooth, it almost wouldnt run. Unless…"

ian arnold replied Aug 30, 2017 to engine runs like crap

37 Aug 30, 2017
Reply by Russ Austin

"Other theory im having.... is bad timing light. I have a new one with tach and advan…"

ian arnold replied Aug 30, 2017 to engine runs like crap

37 Aug 30, 2017
Reply by Russ Austin

"Good theory, but nope.  TDC is good on timing marks. Give or take 2 degrees. Removed…"

ian arnold replied Aug 30, 2017 to engine runs like crap

37 Aug 30, 2017
Reply by Russ Austin

"So. According to russ's photo above, the timing mark is supposed to be in line with…"

ian arnold replied Aug 29, 2017 to engine runs like crap

37 Aug 30, 2017
Reply by Russ Austin

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The Australian Bushfires:.......

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 22 hours ago. 10 Replies

I know we have some Aussies on here and I have to say, Australia, is in a whole world of hurt at the moment, so do ya best to stay safe.Currently, in the southern states, 4 huge fire fronts, look…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 4 Replies

I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so.  It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue

Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts on Friday. 3 Replies

Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer.  The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it.  I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments

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Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

AC/heater for 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville

Posted by Matias J. Adrogue on January 7, 2020 at 11:11am 9 Comments

Good morning!  I am Matias Adrogue.  I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details!  I call her “Jaws 64”.  Pics will be posted soon.  I need advise regarding a AC/heater.  It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work.  A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair.  I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts.  I read the great write…

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63 cadi conv

Posted by Merlino jean marc on December 31, 2019 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone 

As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.

I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually  I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find

The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…

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