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For Sale Add Detail

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell May 15. 3 Replies

Do read the For Sale  add —for the Blue  63 Fleetwood with the white vinyl top  —on the list of our year cars that are on this site For Sale on eBay The income and cost of living stats for 63 and the…Continue

Good Golly Miss Molly ( sure likes to ball )

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jun 13. 5 Replies

Little Richard has passed at 87 years old - Amen ! Rest In Peace You just do not  get more Iconic early Rock and Roll than that man who influenced so many other performers thru the years  (  Prince…Continue

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The Hood. ( no not— the Bronx N Y )

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Don’t you just sometimes look over that—- Long shinny hood  in front of you as you are looking thru your windshield —-and just think what a fun enjoyable thing this is —-while driving with one finger…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan McNarry May 1. 7 Replies

Sorry for picking your brain and enjoying it so very much What color Red is your car painted As a rule I am not a fan of red Cadillacs but your color is just a perfect tone of the color and fits that…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Compression test
"I know that one of the front bumper bolts will thread into the harmonic balancer bolt hole ( where the caulk plug came originally stock ) —but not sure which one it would be —if that is the way you desire to be turning the engine…"
4 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Michael Chomout's discussion Compression test
"A rust buster type  penetrating oil ( PB Blaster-is  best  ) would  be good in the cylinders to help loosen the gummed up rings of an engine not run much in last 20 years ? Easy to spray into the cylinders  Very good chance…"
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1964 Serviceman Bulletins

"Jason  Have you loaded the 63 and 62 service bulletins as you indicated you wood and if so where can they be found on the site Thanks  Enjoy "
7 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Preston Bealle's discussion Free 1964 parts before I throw them out
"Where are you located ? Enjoy"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kenneth M Karrer's discussion 1963-64 Authenticity Manual
"This 1963 CDV is about as good as it gets regarding its restorations  attention to all details and the many  option available in it  One of the best cleanest  CDV’s I have seen and I am a big fan of the Blue color…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Russell DeBarros's discussion Very Hot Steering Column.
"I know the two columns are  very different but not sure about the specific difference regarding the horn assembly  Sure you will be pleased to get that problem solved  Enjoy "
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Russell DeBarros's discussion Very Hot Steering Column.
"I would be examining the signal switch wiring that is in the column below the steering wheel and horn if you have the std column  The horn should work from both sides of the ring which yours was not doing  First I have heard of a hot…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Russell DeBarros's discussion Very Hot Steering Column.
"You most certainly have an electrical issue inside the column if you got a shock from it  Sounds like an electrical short of some kind inside the column  You need to pull the steering wheel and get inside to examine the wiring Are the L R…"
Friday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Door Panel Clips
"Karl  I use the  high heat wheel bearing grease myself on the door hinges Those large heavy doors working so very smoothly gives me a warm fuzzy feeling  A Classic Antique Cadillac— a smooth and powerful ride with killer style…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Door Panel Clips
"A very good time to install a 4mil plastic liner ( Home Depot ) into the door skins to replace the wax paper stock liner that is most likely shot if still there to keep any water coming into the outside of the  door were it belongs  Clean…"
Thursday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Door Panel Clips
"The correct size sheet metal screw into the plastic female bushing will work with just the screw head showing Screw head is just not that noticeable and secures the door panel nicely  Enjoy "
Thursday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jason Edge's discussion Edelbrock 1406 & 1411 Installation Summary
"Kim Because the trans shifts off the TV rod in the 63 —attached to the carb I would rebuild the carb you have or get another stock rebuilt carb If needed You will have to make— your own bracket for the TV rod if you go with an Edelbrock…"
Jun 30
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jason Edge's discussion 1964 Cadillac Factory Installed Equipment Percentages
"Fun stuff to know  Enjoy "
Jun 29
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"The Cyclone was a 1959 concept car  The large “Dagmars “ ( a sex symbol in her day )  on the front of the car held technology to prevent a crash very much like the concept  that has just recently become an option in recent…"
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"His 408 stroker motor in his  full race Mustang  and a number of 1000 cc Suzuki including one he Turbo charged are the rest of his performance machine list  The Boy has a need for Speed like his Grandfather ( who bought my 64 convert…"
Jun 28

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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 

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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 1:49am on December 17, 2019, Pablo said…
Thank you very much for the information, gladly appreciate.
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

 
 
 

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1964 cadillac carb vacuum fitting

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fuse-sized 40 amp circuit breaker?

Started by john kilbourne in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 2 hours ago. 2 Replies

The book says, for the windows on my 62 series convert, either a 25 amp normal fuse or a 40 amp CB,  circuit breaker. My local Advance store can't so far find such a thing, nor are there any on…Continue

Compression test

Started by Michael Chomout in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 4 hours ago. 5 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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64 Power Servo vacuum leak

Posted by Kent Prows on June 27, 2020 at 4:02pm 0 Comments

I finally got around to fixing a leak in my heater core.  I decided to check to see if there were any other obvious issues while I had everything torn apart.  When I put a vacuum directly (bypassing the transducer) to the power servo it gets to about 10" and then slowly leaks back to zero.  The fan will not go to full and the mode door will not open completely.  I have read a couple of other posts that said they repaired the power servo leaks.  How?  Does anyone have one to sell?  I just…

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63 Caddy Horn

Posted by Robert Alan Shannon on May 27, 2020 at 9:25am 9 Comments

 Just noticed a 1963  Caddy trumpet horn on Ebay. No part # given but some of his other items are 1963 specific, just throwin this out there, I have no connection to this listing .

Wiring connection help.

Posted by Jimmy Davis on May 24, 2020 at 9:15pm 2 Comments

Can someone help me figure where these connections go? I have a 64 60 special if it matters.…



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Wood grain finally done.

Posted by Jimmy Davis on May 20, 2020 at 4:57pm 3 Comments

After years of wanting to, I finally redid my wood dash paneling on my 64 60s. Not too hard to do either.…

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