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1964 Cadillac engine swap

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Long Sep 5, 2017. 10 Replies

Getting ready to pull the 429 out of my 64 coupe was wondering if anybody makes a kit or if anybody has any advise on swapping in the 500 Cadillac motor and if so will the existing turbo hydramatic…Continue

 

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Anders commented on Dave Fundaburg's blog post 429 Main Bearing location
"Ask the manufacturer? "
Jun 7
Dave Fundaburg posted a blog post

429 Main Bearing location

I saw this question asked in 2012 but did not see a definitive answer to the question so here goes. The new main bearings I received for my build are little different than the originals. Of the five bearings the thrust bearing is the same as are two of the other bearings. Of the other two one has two oil groves and one is wider than the others. Does anyone know where the odd bearings go. My guess is they go in the front and the rear but I don't know what one goes where. Any information would be…See More
Jun 6
Jason Edge commented on Dave Fundaburg's blog post camshaft
"I used the mild HP gain cam sourced through Kanter and was happy with it.  We have a detailed discussion on this cam on our Help Page at this link - Camshaft, Aftermarket - Source and Specs"
May 20
Dave Fundaburg posted a blog post

camshaft

Has anyone used the performance camshafts offered by Kanter or Isky if so how do you like the upgrade in general and how is the idle quality and vacuum for power accessories any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks.See More
May 20
Jason Edge commented on Dave Fundaburg's blog post 429 Cadillac Rod Bolts
"I do not know anyone selling new exact reproductions, however, I have a ton of VG reusable connecting rod cap bolts with nuts for $2.50 each bolt and nut (or $2 each for CLC 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Members).  I can ship 1 to 16 …"
Mar 22
Dave Fundaburg posted a blog post

429 Cadillac Rod Bolts

Does anybody know of a source for new rod bolts for the 429 or are we stuck with what we have any information would be appreciated. ThanksSee More
Mar 22
Clovis commented on Dave Fundaburg's blog post 429 cadillac engine kit
"We only need the 400 hp unit for our cars. The 600 has timing control but it can't be used with petronix ignition. The 400 hundred also has an a/c input that can be used to set a different idle and control electric fans if I remember…"
Jan 23
Anders commented on Dave Fundaburg's blog post 429 cadillac engine kit
"The new FiTech Fuel Injection - Easy Street EFI – 600HP System looks interesting."
Jan 23
Anders commented on Dave Fundaburg's blog post 429 cadillac engine kit
"If I was doing a full rebuild I would buy the full kit from EGGE as I have heard that these kits are very good. Kanter do also have good kits. I would not buy an Edelbroke or any other carburetor for that matter. I would send my money to…"
Jan 23
Jeff Kinzler commented on Dave Fundaburg's blog post 429 cadillac engine kit
"I sourced all parts from Terrill Machine in Texas, Feltz Terrill, owner. He is very knowledgeable about Cadillac engines and parts and other supply houses buy from him. His ad and price list is in Hemmings. Another thing I like about him is when you…"
Jan 14
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Dave Fundaburg's blog post 429 cadillac engine kit
"jason Has used the Kanter engine rebuild kit himself and has a complete write up on here about just that He used the higher performance cam and the 750 Edelbrock so you are in good hands regarding that info Enjoy"
Jan 14
Clovis commented on Dave Fundaburg's blog post 429 cadillac engine kit
"Jason has posted numerous times of his experience with kanter. Do a search of this site to look for the answer or look into the help section."
Jan 14
Dave Fundaburg posted a blog post

429 cadillac engine kit

Getting ready to order engine rebuild kit. Has anybody had experience with the master rebuild kit from Kanter. It seems like a fairly comprehensive kit considering I need almost everything including camshaft, valves, valve guides, valve springs and rocker arms. I was just wondering if anyone had any issues with the quality of the parts, or if there was a better way to go. I was also curious to know if anyone has used their performance upgrade camshaft. I will be using a 750 c.f.m. Edelbrock…See More
Jan 14
Dave Fundaburg commented on Preston Bealle's blog post Doing disc brake conversion and I need to change out the rims--what to get?
"This would be 20 20 hindsight but hopefully it will prevent others from having the same problem. When I converted my 64 coupe to front disc brakes I bought the kit from ABS power brake. They have a kit that takes the stock rim without any spacers.…"
Dec 23, 2017
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Dave Fundaburg's blog post 1964 429 timing cover
"Dave Russ is one of the people that lives on our sights for many years He is an expert on our year cars cars and anything he sells you can totally trust in Enjoy"
Sep 18, 2017
Robert Alan Shannon commented on Dave Fundaburg's blog post 1964 429 timing cover
"Dave , if there's any way at all it could be repaired, would be the way to go. I deliberately broke mine many years ago because I had a frozen water pump bolt that I had to get out , needed to get a torch on it. Anyway , broke it clean in…"
Sep 17, 2017

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 coupe DeVille
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
no
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429 Main Bearing location

Posted on June 6, 2018 at 8:11pm 1 Comment

I saw this question asked in 2012 but did not see a definitive answer to the question so here goes. The new main bearings I received for my build are little different than the originals. Of the five bearings the thrust bearing is the same as are two of the other bearings. Of the other two one has two oil groves and one is wider than the others. Does anyone know where the odd bearings go. My guess is they go in the front and the rear but I don't know what one goes where. Any information would…

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camshaft

Posted on May 20, 2018 at 11:49am 1 Comment

Has anyone used the performance camshafts offered by Kanter or Isky if so how do you like the upgrade in general and how is the idle quality and vacuum for power accessories any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks.

429 Cadillac Rod Bolts

Posted on March 22, 2018 at 8:19pm 1 Comment

Does anybody know of a source for new rod bolts for the 429 or are we stuck with what we have any information would be appreciated. Thanks

429 cadillac engine kit

Posted on January 14, 2018 at 1:10pm 6 Comments

Getting ready to order engine rebuild kit. Has anybody had experience with the master rebuild kit from Kanter. It seems like a fairly comprehensive kit considering I need almost everything including camshaft, valves, valve guides, valve springs and rocker arms. I was just wondering if anyone had any issues with the quality of the parts, or if there was a better way to go. I was also curious to know if anyone has used their performance upgrade camshaft. I will be using a 750 c.f.m. Edelbrock…

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Looking for wisdom & guidance!

Started by Alex in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ian Osborne 2 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hello! What a great group! A few years ago I owned a 64 Fleetwood Series 60 special and got hooked! I’m going to be looking for a 63/64 coupe early next year and am just looking for some pointers. I…Continue

New seats for 1963 4 door 4 window

Started by paul k in General Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell 12 hours ago. 1 Reply

I pickup yesterday seats from my local upholstery shop.I did restore springs (remove rust with Rust Mort and paint with POR-15).I have to restore seat transmission etc.-yet.I like how it came out.I…Continue

On the Mend, Baby!

Started by Jason Edge in General Discussion. Last reply by Jeff Kinzler yesterday. 7 Replies

Since we are like family here, thought I would share the following that I…Continue

1964 seat belt length

Started by John Boening in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Mark S Anderson on Thursday. 4 Replies

It's my first time posting a question.  I want to add seat belts front and rear to my 64 convertible. Seems like all suppliers have them in 60 or 74 inch lengths. Most passengers are of average…Continue

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Help with this repair Estimate.

Posted by Dj Lethal on December 13, 2018 at 7:05pm 11 Comments

I recently took my car to a “Cadillac” “Specialist here in Los angles CA.

After leaving my car to diagnose my steering column for not shifting properly. I get this txt from the shop owner. Mind you I just got the car and wanted to at least shift from the column without having to shift for the engine bay. Also wanted to get a price on dash lights to work. Basically I’m trying to feel out if he’s putting gravy on the labor.



Here we go. Parts Labor

Oil pump kit - 225 375… Continue

63/64 Cadillacs for sale

Posted by Frank Herrera on December 10, 2018 at 7:41pm 3 Comments

Hi fellas!!

Well I recently found a guy here locally, who’s got about 8-9 63/64 Cadillacs convertible and hardtop coupes. I also recently found a 64 convertible Eldorado. I really want to purchase it here shortly. If anyone wants to buy it off me or the guy selling it, let me know ASAP. It’s really a great price. If anyone is looking for anything let me know. If you have Instagram my handle is @caddikingheartbreaker. You can also message me on here. I’ll check back from time to time. Or… Continue

Although the radiator was not leaking, nor was the car running hot, I tool out the radiator today to have it boiled out and rodded out. Then I changed the oil and filter (filter is very easy to reach…

Posted by Norman Silverman on December 8, 2018 at 9:29pm 15 Comments

Although the radiator was not leaking, nor was the car running hot, I tool out the radiator today to have it boiled out and rodded out. Then I changed the oil and filter (filter is very easy to reach with the radiator out), then the thermostat got changed. 

I'll have the radiator back from the shop on Monday, and will reinstall it then. 

Still having…

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'63 Bumpers on L.A. Craigslist

Posted by Ian Osborne on December 8, 2018 at 1:30am 0 Comments

The front lower ends are gone but what's there looks to be in decent condition and a fair price in today's market. I have no connection, just passing it along in case it might work for someone.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/pts/d/1963-cadillac-bumpers-1963/6764419645.html

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