Dominic Salemi
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Steering Column Bearings and parts

Started Mar 23 0 Replies

Has any one replaced steering column bearings on a non-tilt 1964 steering column? Do you know where to get any parts for it?ThanksDominicContinue

Vibration in steering wheel

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Nov 6, 2018. 23 Replies

I have a vibration in my steering wheel from 35 mph-50 mph while I'm driving. When I'm in park I can rev it up and get a vibration at a higher RPM all in the steering wheel.I've rebuilt the motor,…Continue

Body Mounts Pad & Cushion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Oct 19, 2018. 5 Replies

Does anyone know where I can purchase the correct pads and cushion ( body to frame) that go on my 1964 Cadillac convertible. I thinking of replacing them as they are dry rotted but I would like to…Continue

Update on fuses blown

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jul 5, 2017. 20 Replies

I really don't what to tell but I thought I had it narrow down to right rear fin....so I put the fuse in and everything works. I know for how long? I pulled the fuse and sure enough the bulb glows. I…Continue

 

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Dominic Salemi commented on Dominic Salemi's blog post Lining up the drive shaft
"Thanks Jason"
Aug 12
Jason Edge commented on Dominic Salemi's blog post Lining up the drive shaft
"In terms of orientation to install the slip yoke at front  into the transmission extension housing; or to attach rear CV joint flange to the rear end pinion flange it really doesn't matter.  What some people think matters is when you…"
Aug 12
Dominic Salemi posted a blog post

Lining up the drive shaft

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.ThanksDominicSee More
Aug 12
Jason Edge commented on Dominic Salemi's blog post Hood Insulation
"I used 3M 90 Spray Adhesive.  Any of your hardware or home improvement stores in the US will have it."
Jul 4
Kim K Kaiser commented on Dominic Salemi's blog post Hood Insulation
"i seem to remember an adhesive spray that was recommended for mine,, or, it had an adhesive on it,, it was one of the two.."
Jul 4
Dominic Salemi posted a blog post

Hood Insulation

Can anyone give me some information on what to use to secure my hood insulation to the hood.ThanksDominicSee More
Jul 3
Russ Austin commented on Dominic Salemi's blog post Radiator And Shrouds
"I have a used radiator, shroud and all the mount brackets and hardware.  Send me an email;  russ85747@Hotmail.com"
Apr 24
Dominic Salemi posted a blog post

Radiator And Shrouds

HelloAnyone have a decent radiator and shrouds and hardware for a 1964 Cadillac deville. I have an alum. radiator and I'm deciding on to fix it or back to the original one. If I fix it I won't need parts.ThanksSee More
Apr 24
Dominic Salemi posted a discussion

Steering Column Bearings and parts

Has any one replaced steering column bearings on a non-tilt 1964 steering column? Do you know where to get any parts for it?ThanksDominicSee More
Mar 23
Jason Edge replied to Dominic Salemi's discussion Vibration in steering wheel
"It's on the Help page under - Harmonic Balancer Bolt for Installation."
Nov 6, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Dominic Salemi's discussion Vibration in steering wheel
"Jason Could you pls give dominic the correct bolt size for the harmonic balancer in his car Thanks - big guy !"
Nov 6, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Dominic Salemi's discussion Vibration in steering wheel
"Dominic The last two comments by Russ and Ian would have me checking the condition of the harmonic balancer As you have suggested before --maybe the crank and the new replacement harmonic balancer should have been rebalanced due-- to the change to…"
Nov 6, 2018
Ian Osborne replied to Dominic Salemi's discussion Vibration in steering wheel
"Dominic, When an engine is balanced, the crank and everything attached to it are what gets balanced and adjusted. The harmonic balancer is one of the parts of the process and you sometimes see several blind holes drilled on the back side to achieve…"
Nov 5, 2018
Russ Austin replied to Dominic Salemi's discussion Vibration in steering wheel
"Did you use the original bolts to hold the pulley to the harmonic balancer, or use generic bolts. Too long of a bolt will push the rubber off of the metal mount, ruining the harmonic balancer."
Nov 5, 2018
Dominic Salemi replied to Dominic Salemi's discussion Vibration in steering wheel
"I see no need to have these stock engines balanced as they were built to aircraft specifications then-That's what the engine builder said, that's why he did not balance ect. .One thing we notice the crank was tight when taking it apart…"
Nov 5, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Dominic Salemi's discussion Vibration in steering wheel
"Dominic The vibration could be so many things which is the problem Do all the easy things you can do yourself A lot of examination of parts Do you see your engine moving around at all ? It is odd that the engine was still vibrating a little with…"
Nov 5, 2018

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Deville-Convertable

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Lining up the drive shaft

Posted on August 12, 2019 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.

Thanks

Dominic

Hood Insulation

Posted on July 3, 2019 at 9:15pm 2 Comments

Can anyone give me some information on what to use to secure my hood insulation to the hood.

Thanks

Dominic

Radiator And Shrouds

Posted on April 24, 2019 at 3:36pm 1 Comment

Hello

Anyone have a decent radiator and shrouds and hardware for a 1964 Cadillac deville. I have an alum. radiator and I'm deciding on to fix it or back to the original one. If I fix it I won't need parts.

Thanks

Front Fender Splash Guards Brackets

Posted on August 19, 2017 at 12:56pm 10 Comments

Trying to clean up my 64 Cadillac convertible inside front fenders Missing the guard and brackets that hide the cornering light and blocks the inside of the front bumper. Does any on have a picture or the brackets that mount to the bumper to hold the inner bumper splash…

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At 10:01am on May 15, 2013, David Thomas said…

Sorry, when I said the tail shaft housing could be removed with the transmission in the car, I was thinking, 63, I'm not sure about the 64, you'd need to check the manual.

At 4:00pm on May 6, 2013, Jason Edge said…

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Trunk Pull-down

Started by Brian and Dorothy Lewis in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 45 minutes ago. 7 Replies

Hi gang.  While reviewing the extensive photo archives on this site, I came across an excellent series of photos documenting a trunk pull-down assembly posted by Jason Edge.  I really didn't even…Continue

Vapor Lock and how to fix it?

Started by Richard McBurney in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 6 hours ago. 8 Replies

I have a 64 Deville Convertible, keep running into the same problem - vapor lock on hot days. So far I have rebuilt the carburetor , new gas tank , but when it sits in traffic on a hot day it will…Continue

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Help! I need a 1964 Eldorado front left fender.

Started by Jorge M in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Jason Edge 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

Help looking for a 1964 Eldorado front fender for a convertible.Thank you please contact djjmoreno84@gmail.comContinue

Help! I need a 64 Eldorado front left fender.

Started by Jorge M in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jorge M yesterday. 1 Reply

Hello,Some idiot just backed in to my beautiful 64 convertible Eldorado and I’m looking for a new front fender. Any leads would be appreciated.Thank you,Jorge M.Continue

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Frame Markings

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 6:26pm 1 Comment

Just got my frame back from powder coating so thought I would post photos of the front and rear frame markings.…

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Lining up the drive shaft

Posted by Dominic Salemi on August 12, 2019 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.

Thanks

Dominic

Upper A Arm Rubber Bumpers

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

I have found a very good replacement part for the Upper A Arm Bumpers.  The top part is identical to the originals the bottom can be used as is or after a few minutes with a belt sander can be ground to the V shape as the originals were.  The replacement bumpers are for a 2001 to 2005 S10 Sanoma or Blazer.  Part number is on the box in the photos.  First photo is the box next to the box is the S10 part and an original.  Next photo shows my sanded down part next to an original.…

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Roof motor

Posted by Dermot Robinson on August 11, 2019 at 8:44am 2 Comments

Replacing my convertible roof motor.

Has anyone any experience or advice on replacing the roof motor on a 1964 Cadillac Deville .

Please..

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