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Installing exhaust flex pipe to reduce vibration on manifold?

After checking my Fleetwood for the upcoming season and our Cadillac Club meeting in May unfortunately I found three!! 1 to 1 ½ inch cracks…

Started by Christian Doerk

2 Apr 23, 2018
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Trivia Question 7 - Front Engine Cover

In addition to serving as the front engine cover, the 1963/64 Cadillac front engine cover also provides mounting for several other engine c…

Started by Jason Edge

18 Dec 31, 2017
Reply by Robert Alan Shannon

Wanted 1964 Sedan de Ville engine block

Dear all, Looking for a good 1964 short block or complete 429 engine. Inner parts are not a must. Hope to hear your soonest reply. Thanks

Started by Clifford Muskus

7 Oct 29, 2017
Reply by JOHN V SCHILLACI

Engine rebuild

Does anyone have a source for standard size rod and main bearings, piston rings and a gasket set at a reasonable price? 

Started by Fred Kirby

8 May 26, 2017
Reply by Jason Edge

engine priming

Any suggestions on how to prime the engine with oil? I can see the top of the oil pump gear when looking down through where the distributor…

Started by Andy Kalnins

9 Feb 21, 2017
Reply by Andy Kalnins

Boring out the 429

Any idea what is the max you can bore out a 429 engine block ? How many cubic inches would that be when completed If just bored to clean u…

Started by Tony and Ginny 429

2 Feb 11, 2017
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

Air Cleaner Housing Cleaning and Painting

FIRST: For a background on when I paint, how I paint, and how I avoid pitfalls such as wrinkling, debris in paint, etc, check out this arti…

Started by Jason Edge

3 Feb 6, 2017
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2 64 cadillac engines and trans for sale

2 64 cadillac engines and trans for sale. Ran about 10 years ago. Make offer. Near Washington DC.

Started by Wesley Rose

6 Sep 8, 2016
Reply by Wesley Rose

Engine Rebuild Woes Part II

(It seems as though my post had been taken over to other discussions :0) Here's the latest update: The new cap, rotor, wires, coil, points…

Started by Jeff Kinzler

3 Jun 25, 2016
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

original 1964 coupe deville engine and transmission

I have an original cadillac engine and transmission for my 1964 coupe deville convert, previous owner was rebuilding, I never had it runnin…

Started by David P. Potena

7 Aug 18, 2015
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A Drilling No-No .... That Worked!

Started by Jason Edge in General Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 1 hour ago. 16 Replies

Thought I would share a quick story regarding something I did that I generally do not recommend - Free handed drilling a broken front engine cover bolt.  Before I jump into it I will say I do not…Continue

Exhaust manifold: Repair, replace or headers?

Started by Dutch Dickinsen in General Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 6 hours ago. 1 Reply

My newly acquired '64 Coupe DeVille suffers from a cracked right side exhaust manifold.It looks like my options are limited to rolling the dice on a used manifold, converting to headers or seeing if…Continue

Tags: 429, manifold, exhaust

Steering Wheel

Started by Mark Borer in General Discussion 10 hours ago. 0 Replies

plz watch this videoIt shows play between the 2 cylinders that make up my columni have tightened everything up as best as I can....but it moves a bitthe lower cover had a screw that lined it up, and…Continue

Help! I need a 1964 Eldorado front left fender.

Started by Jorge M in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Jon Ettman 12 hours ago. 5 Replies

Help looking for a 1964 Eldorado front fender for a convertible.Thank you please contact djjmoreno84@gmail.comContinue

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Starter Solenoid replacement-how difficult? Where to buy?

Posted by Norman Silverman on August 20, 2019 at 8:24pm 6 Comments

Hello All.

I believe the starter solenoid has gone bad in my 64 DeVille. When I turn the key, often all I get is a click, then if I try a few times again the starter turns perfectly. All battery cables are on tight and the battery is good. So, I believe this problem is the solenoid. Where do I buy the right solenoid and is it necessary to remove the starter in order to swap it out? …

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Frame Markings

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 6:26pm 1 Comment

Just got my frame back from powder coating so thought I would post photos of the front and rear frame markings.…

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Lining up the drive shaft

Posted by Dominic Salemi on August 12, 2019 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.

Thanks

Dominic

Upper A Arm Rubber Bumpers

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

I have found a very good replacement part for the Upper A Arm Bumpers.  The top part is identical to the originals the bottom can be used as is or after a few minutes with a belt sander can be ground to the V shape as the originals were.  The replacement bumpers are for a 2001 to 2005 S10 Sanoma or Blazer.  Part number is on the box in the photos.  First photo is the box next to the box is the S10 part and an original.  Next photo shows my sanded down part next to an original.…

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