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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
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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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Is this possible or total BS?

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 4 minutes ago. 3 Replies

After changing tie rods, i tokk car into wheel n allignment shop. He said no problem.  He calls back about 45 minutes later and said they couldnt get between the tire and cowl, the guys head was too…Continue

Vacuum / Parking Brake / NSS Question

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Karl Schwarz 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

I bought a 1963 Series 62 Convertible in July.It makes a hissing sound when in neutral, and sometimes when in drive (when the shift is more to the left that the right. I assume this related to a NSS…Continue

Tail pipe black stuff!

Started by Lambert Ross in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Lambert Ross yesterday. 10 Replies

any ideas how to clear the ugly black stuff shooting out from my tailpipe? After a long layover, it really messes up the garage floor. I assume its carbon but am not sure how best to react to it.…Continue

Had the 64 convert out for a spin

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion yesterday. 0 Replies

A two hour ride to my favorite restaurant on the water in Crystal River on the west coast  of central Florida —top down 77 degrees and 47 % humidity one outstanding day as will be the rest of the…Continue

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still need a driveshaft

Posted by wayne weaver on November 26, 2019 at 11:53am 0 Comments

well thank you UPS for losing the driveshaft that Russ Austin shipped me. 

however i still need a rear driveshaft section for my 63. mine has a vibration due to the bushing inside of it. its a shame because the ball and sockets in the cardian joints are perfect but it has a woble on the balancing machine. so .  still need the rear section. anyone have a good one ? is there driveshaft alternatives to use ? i am really considering an LS swap and since im fighting the driveshaft search…

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63 guidematic issues

Posted by maurice lapoiinte on November 24, 2019 at 3:10pm 0 Comments

 So my 63 guide matic headlamps stay on low beam all the time. I have so far bypassed the system and everything works normal. I have been thru the trouble shooting in the manual but this is where the confusion begins.on my car when the power relay is powered I have low beam and when its not powered I have highbeam, this appears to be opposite what the diagnosis says should be correct.The wiring is all original and no wires have been mixed up.has anyone ever unplugged the 2 wire connector…

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Another advantage of the Pertronix III

Posted by Doug Scarrow on November 23, 2019 at 11:12am 1 Comment

   Having tried both the II and III I can say the multispark feature of the III offers a smoother idle . It is also easier to install .Does not require removal of the distributor

Stuck at two red (dash) lights!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on November 3, 2019 at 10:00pm 9 Comments

I hope someone can help solve these two electrical problems that appeared one after the other.

By way of background: The car, a '64 Eldorado has very limited use. It was at a restoration shop for 15 months until last January-  that supposedly did a bunch of wiring repairs including rebuilding the gas gauge that still hasn't worked properly, and the clock that hasn't worked, and re-soldering the broken wires in the drive door. All window and seat controls appear to be…

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