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64 SDV axle bearings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Cheveau Aug 16. 16 Replies

Hi all,So I put new axle bearings on my 64 SDV, took for a drive and rumbling sound was worse that before and bearing was leaking.Question: Is there supposed to be an oil seal between axle housing…Continue

64' flexplate

Started this discussion. Last reply by Manuel Cerda Oct 1, 2016. 5 Replies

Hey everyone.Has anyone had any experience with a B&M #20230 Flexplate. All the auto websites that list them say they will fit our cars but I am not to sure about fitment. Could be a good…Continue

Aftermarket steering wheel adapter kit.

Started Apr 27, 2016 0 Replies

Hey Guys,Has anyone put a aftermarket steering wheel on a 64 deville, if so what kit did you use?Continue

429 oil pressure switch.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Jan 21, 2016. 3 Replies

Hi all,Well my 64 deville arrived yesterday and I am just getting started with a few bits to get it running right.Today I put new valve cover gaskets on to try and stop the oil leak but although it…Continue

 

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Chris Cheveau replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Hey Kevin, Thanks for all your information, will give it a go while wearing a short sleeve top haha."
Aug 16
Kevin Campbell replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"OH, make sure you have no loose clothing on and be friggin careful around the tailshaft or you end up with a Wile E Coyote moment when ya long sleeve flanny gets wound around the tailshaft."
Aug 16
Kevin Campbell replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Hi Chris, I see you are in NZ. Almost an outer suburb od Australia, being just across the ditch. American Auto Parts in Ballarat Victoria in my first port of call for good quality parts. With Covid19, most of Vic is in shutdown, so not sure what the…"
Aug 16
Chris Cheveau replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Hey Anders, Yeah I have emailed Rockford as website says out of stock. Will look into the others. Thanks Mate."
Aug 15
Anders replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"The answer is in my comment on Wednesday: Or you can search in the upper right hand corner: Kevin is Australia has been using a local company for a lot of his needs. You can ask him. If you still have problems you will get it from TA Motors in…"
Aug 15
Chris Cheveau replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Hi Tony and Ginny, Yes I have just put a set of Dan's Bushings on. Top quality!.  I'm thinking it may be the driveshaft. Anyone know of a place to get the CV ball seat kit from   ?                                                                     …"
Aug 15
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Chris  You may want to evaluate your rear trailing arm bushings and the ball joint above the rear axel while you are freshening up the rear axel area - shocks as well ( solving the rear end rumble )    There is a  go pro video…"
Aug 12
Anders replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Using a long gun of course!   ;-)"
Aug 12
Chris Cheveau replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Hey Anders, All great info there, will start going through everything as described. Would you use remote detonation or go old school and have a long fuse and zippo? Hahaha. Seriously though thank you for your time. Will keep you posted."
Aug 12
Anders replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"The rear wheel bearing should off course be fitted correctly with the o-ring and the oil seal. SKF-bearings have the oil seal fitted on the bearing: In the above picture you see the oil seal and the o-ring correctly fitted. Please note the the…"
Aug 12
Anders replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"As I said I replaced the springs in the CV-joints. Also replaced the the other parts except the ball/pin (looked good) as that required a lathe and some good skill, of which I have none. The shop redid the CV-joints and balanced the axle. Exactly…"
Aug 12
Chris Cheveau replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Hi Tony and Ginny, Yes that is a very good point, I have new bearings on order so will press them and see how it rolls. Thanks"
Aug 11
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Chris  You could be looking at a sealing compound that was use by the last person to replace the axel bearings that was used to insure a good seal at that location  Enjoy "
Aug 11
Jason Edge replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Comments unrelated to answering the question have been removed. If someone can answer ... great. No need for heated back and forth. I asked Chris to post his question hear as I know what I see in the shop manual illustration and do not remember any…"
Aug 11
Chris Cheveau replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Hi Anders, Thank you for your account of what you went through, it is all good knowledge to soak up. I understand the o-ring on the bearing itself but when I removed the axle the first time there was remains of a seal type ring that was in the axle…"
Aug 11
Anders replied to Chris Cheveau's discussion 64 SDV axle bearings
"Hope you installed SKF-bearings. Its been reported that National bearings doesnt last long. There is a good procedure in the manual. If following you should be fine.  The rumbling sound could very well be the wheel bearings. Did you…"
Aug 11

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Radio restoration

Started by Joe DiIaconi in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 21 minutes ago. 0 Replies

I had my 1964 radio restored a few years ago and now it's not working correctly. Can anyone recommend a reputable place to have it restored again?Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 9 hours ago. 0 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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Grandpa’s Cadillac Restoration

Started by Jordan Johansen-Moe in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 20 hours ago. 13 Replies

Hello friends! It’s been a while since I’ve visited this page. Last I left I had spoke about my late grandpa’s Cadillac that I planned on “restoring”, which really meant getting back on the road.…Continue

Crankshaft - ‘64 Sedan Deville

Started by Jordan Johansen-Moe in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 1 Reply

Hello friends! I’m looking for a crankshaft for a 429 that will begin Grandpa’s Cadillac Restoration. I will be talking to a machine shop on Monday (fingers crossed). However, in the event I hear the…Continue

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1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special / transmission dipstick needed

Posted by Pablo on September 20, 2020 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

How are you doing folks, I’m looking for a transmission dipstick, any info I will appreciated, thank you very much

1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge

Posted by Steven on September 16, 2020 at 9:23am 1 Comment

Hello,

 Does anyone know were I can buy a 1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge or is there any other hinge that would fit? 

Thanks

Steven

Bad Guage?

Posted by Karl Schwarz on August 26, 2020 at 3:08pm 5 Comments

So I am troubleshooting my fuel gauge issue. I bought a new sender and tested it. It  it goes from 1-ohm (empty) to 35-ohm (full). When I test it (outside the tank), when the float is in the up (full) position it only moves the gauge to about 1/2 full. When at the bottom (empty) position the gauge shows empty. This is the same issue I have when I fill and then use the gas in the tank - the gauge never reads ore than half full. Based on what I've read on this thread it would seem like the…

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