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"My gut feeling is that the carb ,is the issue ,feels like your float bowls are overf…"

Tony and Ginny 429 replied Jan 22, 2015 to 64 Idling like crap, other issues.

52 Mar 1, 2015
Reply by Chris

"My notes would mostly apply to a Carter carb adjustments The Rochester carb may be s…"

Tony and Ginny 429 replied Jan 21, 2015 to 64 Idling like crap, other issues.

52 Mar 1, 2015
Reply by Chris

"Slice the hose ,to remove it from the fittings it is attached to ,on its ends Do not…"

Tony and Ginny 429 replied Jan 21, 2015 to 64' Fleetwood 60 Special Heater Inlet and Outlet Hoses

7 Jan 23, 2015
Reply by Joe DiIaconi

"This is just heater hose that is sold by the foot ,and comes off rolls Bring the hos…"

Tony and Ginny 429 replied Jan 21, 2015 to 64' Fleetwood 60 Special Heater Inlet and Outlet Hoses

7 Jan 23, 2015
Reply by Joe DiIaconi

"The brand of plug should not be making such a big difference in performance --IF --y…"

Tony and Ginny 429 replied Jan 21, 2015 to 64 Idling like crap, other issues.

52 Mar 1, 2015
Reply by Chris

"You are not adjusting your idle speed correctly The two screws at the front of the c…"

Tony and Ginny 429 replied Jan 21, 2015 to 64 Idling like crap, other issues.

52 Mar 1, 2015
Reply by Chris

"Rebuilding carbs is not for many shade tree hobby mechanics ,and best left to the pr…"

Tony and Ginny 429 replied Jan 19, 2015 to Rebuilt Rochester 4gc

7 Jan 19, 2015
Reply by Wendell R Davis

"Plugs will always misfire more when cold ,at start up , if fouled Are any of the plu…"

Tony and Ginny 429 replied Jan 18, 2015 to 64 Idling like crap, other issues.

52 Mar 1, 2015
Reply by Chris

"The dark burning plugs ( and having to change them soon ) is a sign that oil is gett…"

Tony and Ginny 429 replied Jan 18, 2015 to 64 Idling like crap, other issues.

52 Mar 1, 2015
Reply by Chris

"Go to the top right of the home page and enter-- steering wheel removal --,in the se…"

Tony and Ginny 429 replied Jan 17, 2015 to Turn signal switch removal

6 Jan 19, 2015
Reply by richard sorrentino

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Start up. 1st attempt

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser 1 hour ago. 16 Replies

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Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 4 hours ago. 233 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 yesterday. 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! …

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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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