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Installing driveshaft question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frank Murch Jul 10, 2019. 9 Replies

Hi again folks,I am getting ready to install my transmission but wondered if it was easier to install the driveshaft first?Regarding the driveshaft, how hard is it to replace the driveshaft bearing?…Continue

What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge May 27, 2019. 5 Replies

Hi folks,While I was under the car getting dirt in my eyes running new brake hard lines, I noticed that my emergency brake isn't hooked up. Can someone tell me what part I'm missing and what it looks…Continue

Need assistance identifying where these transmission pieces go please.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Gill May 10, 2019. 3 Replies

Hi folks,Well, progress is slow but I am moving forward!I am getting ready to install the transmission but I'm not sure where a few of the parts go because the car was in pieces when I got it. I did…Continue

Aftermarket fuel filter with return line for '63?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Gill Apr 12, 2019. 13 Replies

Hi folks,My car didn't come with the fuel filter so I need to source one with a return line. I'm not keen on the stock glass ones so I am trying to track down something like the one pictured below…Continue

 

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Frank Murch replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"cool!"
Jul 10, 2019
Anders replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
Jul 9, 2019
Anders replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
Jul 9, 2019
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"Thanks Frank. I had mine done by a local shop. Not cheap but hopefully it should be good for another 50 odd years!"
Jul 9, 2019
Frank Murch replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"I have a little information about this.  I had mine rebuilt at  Oceanside Driveline 2435 Industry St # B, Oceanside, CA 92054 (760) 439-9719 Here is a side by side picture and the invoice.  They made a new one, using a solid pipe (vs…"
Jul 9, 2019
Jason Edge replied to Chris Gill's discussion What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?
"I only have one of the torus inspection pan and it's going to be pretty hard to get wrong once you get it in your hand and hold up to the transmission.  Here is a picture ... If you need one I have them with bolts for $20:  "
May 27, 2019
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?
"It's a '63. I have the pan that surrounds the starter, the inspection pan, and the transmission linkage slush deflector.  If you have a photo of the flex plate inspection pan and starter pan, that would be greatly appreciated but the…"
May 27, 2019
Jason Edge replied to Chris Gill's discussion What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?
"When you say dust shield are you referring to the flywheel & torus (you have a 63 right?) inspection pan, or the transmission linkage slush deflectors (shop manual terminology)?  The 64 THM transmissions don't have shift linkage slush…"
May 27, 2019
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?
"Thank you Jason!!! I found the clip in my stash but you also solved another query of mine with your photo of the transmission mount and where the small spacer plate goes. Any chance you have a photo of the dust shields for the tranny and shifter in…"
May 27, 2019
Jason Edge replied to Chris Gill's discussion What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?
"Chris, See this picture... it is a metal connector with trunnion and Carter pin. I would have all 3 for $10 + s/h. Just shoot me an email to jasonedge@nc.rr.com"
May 27, 2019
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"It's the original engine, tranny, and driveshaft. The engine was pulled before I purchased the car for a rebuild."
May 27, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"I assume the trans going back into the car is the one that came out of that car   If a replacement trans ——there could be other issues with your trans matching up to —your engines crankshaft end —that may have to be…"
May 27, 2019
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"Thanks Tony. I'll be replacing the driveshaft bearing and ujoints before it goes back in the car because it was disassembled when I got it so I don't know what the condition is like."
May 27, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"Put the trans in first and then deal with what the driveshaft May need if anything  Unless you had an issue with the drive shaft before  you removed it install it and drive the car  That should set you up for what you need to do next…"
May 27, 2019
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Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion Need assistance identifying where these transmission pieces go please.
"Any chance someone has photos of these parts installed on a car?"
May 10, 2019

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Coupe Deville
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
No
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The Australian Bushfires:.......

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 22 hours ago. 10 Replies

I know we have some Aussies on here and I have to say, Australia, is in a whole world of hurt at the moment, so do ya best to stay safe.Currently, in the southern states, 4 huge fire fronts, look…Continue

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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 4 Replies

I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so.  It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue

Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts on Friday. 3 Replies

Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer.  The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it.  I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments

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Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

AC/heater for 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville

Posted by Matias J. Adrogue on January 7, 2020 at 11:11am 9 Comments

Good morning!  I am Matias Adrogue.  I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details!  I call her “Jaws 64”.  Pics will be posted soon.  I need advise regarding a AC/heater.  It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work.  A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair.  I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts.  I read the great write…

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63 cadi conv

Posted by Merlino jean marc on December 31, 2019 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone 

As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.

I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually  I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find

The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…

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