Hi all,Picked up the Caddy on May 29th in Miami and drove to Ocala, FL to visit a good friend who used to live in Curaçao. Have taken the opportunity to test everything out on the Deville before the…Continue
"I'm always looking to attend a car show and the Cars & Coffee at Woodlands, TX wasn't a disappointment . Vehicles of all types and years were present and the Deville was the only Cadillac present. Got a lot of attention seeing the…"
"Another day of driving in Texas. Took the scenic route along the coast of Bolivar Peninsula. Lot's of houses on stilts including the school and church that are high above ground.
Had to wait in line for 2 hours for boarding the ferry and…"
It's been awhile. I'm in the Houston area going to San Marcos for the CLC Grand National. Would be great to meet you and the convertible. Don't now if it's possible to set up a meet this Sunday.
I haven't spent much time on my old cars this summer. My latest project has been a gazebo on the new island. I'll be ready Wednesday to start putting on shingles. Tomorrow its facia and some more…Continue
I removed both 7 nipple vacuum valves and called my buddy who owns a machine shop. Tomorrow we'll re-surface the valve faces and then I'll reinstall them. HOWEVER, the one that comes out easily and comes apart with no rivet is on the Power module side. It installs on one side with a small bolt, and on the other it is held on by a clip, WHICH IS MISSING ON MY CAR. I am going to assume it is the same clip that is used on the Control Module side. Anybody got one? Happy…
So, I've put my 7 vacuum valve from the control head side to the test, and it failed. I looked at the instructions for re-conditioning it and unless I am missing something, the instructions are missing something (about how to take off the clip that provides the tension that holds the two pieces together).
In any case, I can't do this particular repair so I am looking for a new valve (not likely), or a good re-conditioned one, or someone who has done this before and would do mine for…