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10w 30 Syn motor oil for flat tappet cam engines ( our engines )

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Go to Hemings Motor News —Motor oil $53.00 for 6 quarts ( has the zinc and phosphorus required ) Not easy to locate these days in the correct viscosity for our year engines Enjoy Continue

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Best Procedure for only removing the passenger side hood hinge ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Sep 29. 2 Replies

What  is the best way to be removing the passenger side hood hinge so I can get to the heater AC components in the blower box and under the dash to be removing them for repairs they require Must the…Continue

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A Mario Andretti Quote !

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In his formula one race car with his helmet on —-“ If everything is under control — you are not going FAST ENOUGH !! “ The Super Italian —Does sum that up !!Enjoy Continue

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Clovis

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Sent you a PM Enjoy Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ryan Frawley's discussion Looking for 64 to 66 seat belt buckles, male and female together.
"Just Love you finding those seat belts hidden the way you did  Enjoy "
13 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion Movie Star Cars.
"Like Russ I have heard some stories of abuse when using cars in movies  Total disregard with people climbing all over he car in some cases  So do not let the car out of you sight and you SB  just fine  Hope the experience is a…"
yesterday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion Movie Star Cars.
"I know Elvis had a 64 Cadillac  black limo he was photographed in that Jason has posted on here at Graceland  I saw two 64 converts in pictures with him one he drove into a lake that was white  I think the other was a red covert…"
yesterday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion Movie Star Cars.
"Sorry I was selling you short on my  Elvis participation statement  The scope of what you were doing is even more impressive being  an international organization  I should know that at this point in time  He was truly an…"
yesterday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion Movie Star Cars.
"Kevin  Not sure you know that Jason Edge was president of the Elvis fan club  in the USA for a number of years so this subject is near and dear to his heart for sure A good topic of discussion with the situation you have going on with…"
yesterday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion Movie Star Cars.
"Sounds like a very profitable deal and the prestige of being in a movie which will no dough out live you  Immortalized Forever on film  —SWEET ! ( Thank you very much ! In a deep voice )  Enjoy "
Sunday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion suspensions
"Kim What is the plan moving forward to get the rear seal repaired at this point ? Was it confirmed the oil pan was leaking  someplace and  is not the rear seal leaking ? Enjoy "
Sunday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jason Edge's discussion Parts Car #52 on the Way Home
"After taking first place in his class —-with his amazing 64 CDV — of coarse !  ! Enjoy "
Sunday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jason Edge's discussion Parts Car #52 on the Way Home
"To cold to be showing skin in that photo —-but might be my photo choice for —-Sexiest  Cadillac man of the year !! Might start an entire movement an category at the CLC National events ——LOL !!!! Enjoy "
Sunday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Eric stolte's discussion 1963 transmission
"Why not rebuild yours if one needs to be rebuilt  I assume you have a Hydromatic trans in your ride Finding a shop that come recommended would be the thing to do The Cadillac Lasalle club might be the place to find a good recommendation by…"
Sunday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Eric stolte's discussion 1963 transmission
"Eric  I most cases you can find a core on this site that will need to be rebuilt that came out of a running car  The part suppliers should be along to discuss what you may need  The seals dry out once the fluid is removed from a trans…"
Saturday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jason Edge's discussion Parts Car #52 on the Way Home
"Jason  Looks like you are having your kind of fun  Sent you a PM about the sight when you can  Enjoy "
Saturday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken Stout's discussion Help please! / Vacuum hose nightmare
"Ken  Cheers !!!  Enjoy "
Saturday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken Stout's discussion Help please! / Vacuum hose nightmare
"Russ is Caddy Shack in the — Part Suppliers -  located in the Header on the home page  Enjoy "
Saturday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to David Thomas's discussion Throttle check valve
"David  Glad you found the vacuum valve not working correctly and asked about it  You can just plug any vacuum line you may find leaking until you get to the repair  It helps the rest of the system to perform as intended  As the…"
Saturday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken Stout's discussion Help please! / Vacuum hose nightmare
"I would do all the possible reading you can about the comfort control system on this site  It is very complicated with a good number of parts  Russ on our site sells  a book that many like to explain the workings of the system and…"
Saturday

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 CADILLAC Coupe Deville Convertible--AC
Body style F-6267
In the family from day one--an extremely enjoyable keeper !
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
no
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
yes

My 64 history

I have the great pleasure of having my beautiful -all Becon Blue - 64 Cadillac convertible  (white top ) with AC - for 48 years ( as of 2012 )-- in my family since day ONE

The mental  picture of that car in my driveway with the top down is forever etched in my minds eye-

Have been a GM big block fan since my 1963 Chevy 409-425 HP--4 speed Super Sport racing days   ( held a track record at Islip Speedway- New York for 4 years  )

Went to a 1962 Cadillac --Black--Black top --Natural leather  interior --with optional then --AC  390 Cubic inch --time to slow it down some

I was in my  early 20's a sophmore in college --you could see people thinking --Who is that  kid ?

I enjoyed that car so much I became a Cadillac convertible fan for life

My 64 was my dads at this time

He loved my 62 so much he started to collect 62 thru 64 caddys

We had 5 converts and 4 coupes at one time all registered and ready to run

The new caddys in my family were  a new 52 hard top--new 55 convert--new 64 convert

They were used mostly for special occasions or for mom around town

You just knew you were special when you drove in those cars--they were a sign of financial success in those times

Dad mosly had foreign cars as daily drivers -- 1955--57 XK 120 Jaguars (5 of them ) -- 2002 BMW Tii-  65 Porsche 356 convert  --one of the first year VW's  in 1956 ,only 50 in the USA

1958 BMW R-50  black motorcycle

Cessna 182 4 passenger Airplane

I retired to Central West Florida with my 64 convert

I road a 1966 Triump -- Blue printed 750 -flat track racing bike for 28 years

One of my lifetime  racing buddys owned NASSAU county Long Isand N Y 's  Harley davidson--we liked high performance toys

Building and flying RC aircraft for 23 years

The weather here is auesome 10 months of the year  -- rains a bit the other two of the summer  -  no big deal but a country paradise most of the time

LIFE IS GOOD----

 Regards Tony and Ginny 429

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Windshield scratch remover

Posted on December 29, 2017 at 1:40am 2 Comments

Anyone have any experience removing light scratches from our Cadillac windshields 

I thought I might need to replace my windshield but when inspected by my windshield guy he seems to feel I could get away with polishing out the scratches as they are mostly light ones 

i have no dings or deep scratches 

I would like to keep the original glass —so this idea is appealing to me 

enjoy 

Replacing the windshield on my 64 Deville convertible - body style 6267

Posted on November 21, 2017 at 1:27pm 10 Comments

Like to know any personal experience aquiring the best New correct glass replacement for the car
So far i know of two locations to aquire the glass
One in Oregon and one in Ohio
The glass looks new is a bit thinner than the original but has the correct--OM-- markings on it

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The Mileage reading on your speedometer

Posted on November 4, 2017 at 10:57pm 20 Comments

I hope i am not breaking anyones bubble but if you choose to remove the speedometer you can change the mileage on these cars to anything you desire it to be by just adjusting some of its internal parts and changing the numbers

That can lead to a lot of misconduct and cause you to by a car that is not correctly represented by its mileage

Just a heads up to study other aspects of the car to see if the mileage feels right for the wear and tear you may be looking at on a given… Continue

Power steering fluid change

Posted on October 23, 2017 at 3:32pm 1 Comment

In writing my thoughts on the last thread i just realized that changing the power steering fluid is not something done very often like we do all with other fluids on a timely basis

Actually i do not remember anything that adresses the changing of this fluid on a regular basis

I did draw my fluid out with an oil sucktion tool and replaced it then did that a few more times after using the car so some of mine has been freshened up in that way

Hey it could save you from having to… Continue

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At 4:28pm on May 21, 2018, Fernando Vermeer said…

Good Day my friends. I' the only 64 429 Caddy on the island. I know of various other caddys 59 60 62 77. I bought mine last year and did all the basic work just to get it started. i pulled the engine out and sandblasted and rebuild the carb changed the timing gear and cam gear. i send the Valve covers to chrome in colombia. I started it after a year and had no pressure on 2 pistons. I pulled it out again and ordered the shop repair manual and going to buy the deluxe rebuild kit. So thats basicly what going on. Here in Aruba evrything is expensive to buy or get because of the import taxes and transportation fees. Sometimes its just expensive to be me. I dont know to much about mechanics and have a uncle Roy that helps me out ( generation gap). So after a year im starting to get to know my Caddy.WhatsApp%20Image%202018-04-10%20at%2011.57.37%20AM%288%29.jpeg 

At 12:17am on April 1, 2018, Kim K Kaiser said…

Hi Tony,

in town driving seems to be just fine.. I havent taken out for a longer, higher speed drive in several days, but plan to take on a 30 mile each way trip tomorrow.  I will have a better idea after that, downtown though, runs just fine.  

I was hanging at the local river bar yesterday and she was parked out front,, lots of the 50+ yuppie biker crowd, mostly friends mine, all had to go give it a walk around.. lots of nods of approval..

thanks for the check up,

have a Happy Easter.

Sincerely

Kim

At 5:42pm on October 22, 2017, antonio bravo said…
antonio bravo
Hello, I have a 1963 coupe DeVille with a 390 and I’m dropping in a 429 from a 1967 DeVille. I will cut and weld the oil pan to change locations of the sump, and probably extend the tube on the oil pick up. do you know if there is an oil pan and oil pick up tube I can use to eliminate my fabrication work?
At 1:12pm on August 3, 2016, Denny Link said…

Thank you both , have a good day

At 6:37pm on July 27, 2016, Denny Link said…

So right about a shop manual , in my case at being dumb I never pull the value cover which got me to 4200 rebuild .

At 3:04pm on May 4, 2016, Denny Link said…

I like to thank you and the rest for help . And yes all is going back in just like the day it was born  [ torque converter to trans, and a fully rebuild 429 stock ]    have a good day and thanks.

At 6:06pm on October 7, 2015, Vito64Deville said…
Tony thanks for replying. Hope you're still enjoying you blue caddy
At 1:18pm on May 6, 2015, Tony and Ginny 429 said…
Hi Denny
I have built many fine RC airplane kits and scratch built from plans ,in the past 20 years
I have a very fine collection of the best glo engine airplanes in the 40 and 60 size airframes , a few quarter scale
All fly on rails , after the bugs are worked out , which is the expression used to describe stability , of an exceptional flying model
You had to build ,when I started 20 years ago , or you did not fly , no ARF'S then
I flew control line for 4 years prior to RC and got good at local combat events
I have not done much building or flying in the last year , working on the house and gardens
How do you know about my Passion for RC flight ?
At 5:24pm on May 5, 2015, Denny Link said…

are you still building airplanes

At 4:45am on September 12, 2014, Joe DiIaconi said…

Hi Tony, I'm guessing you didn't see my post.

I'm getting between 58 & 60 degrees out of my center vent with the dash controller on 65. I spoke to Cadillac Tim, he said it should be more like in the 50's. Could it be because it's like 93 degrees here these days ?

PS I didn't know you lived so close to me, I'm in Tamarac, call me 561-305-4413 

 
 
 

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Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 11 hours ago. 164 Replies

I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

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Looking for 64 to 66 seat belt buckles, male and female together.

Started by Ryan Frawley in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 13 hours ago. 5 Replies

Hey all, I am in the process of finishing up my 64 coupe deville and noticed that the front seat belts only have the retractor side in the bag I put all the belts in when I got it. I have found it…Continue

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Movie Star Cars.

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 19 hours ago. 17 Replies

We have the Village Roadshow film studios about an 1.5 hour drive away.They've put out a call for cars to appear in a movie about Elvis. :-)So, I nominated our 64 Fleetwood as a potential "Movie Star…Continue

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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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driveshaft help

Posted by wayne weaver on October 9, 2019 at 4:41pm 1 Comment

can anyone help me with a driveshaft ? I have a 1963 Cadillac 62 series 4dr with the hydro-matic trans. I need the male splined shaft on the front of the rear driveshaft section. the piece with the nut attached by clip.id be willing to buy a shaft if its not horribly priced.

Dash removal

Posted by Jake Mickley on October 9, 2019 at 12:06am 9 Comments

Hello everyone,

On a 63 CDV, if a guy wanted to remove the entire dash to get all the metal painted, and do some other things behind there, how would he go about doing that?  I checked here and the shop manual, but can't find a complete guide.

As always, and help or direction is appreciated.  Thanks!

--Jake

Introducing myself

Posted by Gary Marchand on October 7, 2019 at 9:32pm 8 Comments

Thanks for letting me join the club.  Picked up this ‘64 Coupe Deville a few months ago out of Beverly MA, the car has few stickers on it from various Cadillac clubs, didn’t know if anyone might recognize it from it’s “Glory days.” Everything seems pretty healthy except for the body and some very Mickey Mouse repairs, was wondering if anyone had any leads on…

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