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"Thanks, Tony...I got the car running on the rebuilt Carter AFB just enough to get to…"

Preston Bealle replied Jul 11, 2018 to Can't get new Carter AFB to IDLE, though it starts and runs nicely

5 Jul 11, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Thank you, sir! Now, it would sound like you're talking about the fast idle screw. I…"

Preston Bealle replied Jul 9, 2018 to Can't get new Carter AFB to IDLE, though it starts and runs nicely

5 Jul 11, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"1964 CDV convertible. "

Preston Bealle replied Jun 27, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Just one hose back there from the brake system. Agreed that both brakes and trans ar…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 27, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Yes, you are correct, though I think in this case the setup as is cannot be improved…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 27, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"I've certainly paid close attention to what you say as you are the voice of experien…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 26, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Yes, thanks, I did plug it. I think the installation is solid. The Edelbrock is just…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 26, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Thanks, good point. I am also ordering a rebuilt Carter AFB because I think I need t…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 25, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"OK, thanks, that's clear. Just trying to get stable with what I have, which is the T…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 25, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"OK, great. I knew about the two vacuum ports but had not plugged one yet since I tho…"

Preston Bealle replied Jun 25, 2018 to Edelbrock 1406 swap from Carter...still a completely unsatisfactory experience

34 Jun 27, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

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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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