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Harmonic Balancer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jan 4. 4 Replies

Anyone know where to pick up a harmonic balancer for a 63’ with 390 motor? I have a strange vibration in Park when I hold the pedal at a steady rpm. I’m thinking that may be the issueContinue

Trunk won’t stay up!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Savory Aug 29, 2018. 5 Replies

Anybody know what I need to do to make my trunk stay open. I got this car a few years back and it’s always been like this. I’m trying to everything in working order.

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Don Savory's discussion Harmonic Balancer
"When was the tune brought up to spec with all new parts Last time ? A good tune will be the very best thing to have the engine run smooth as is possible ( reduce vibration )  With that done you can look for the next possible solution  grab…"
Jan 4
Don Savory replied to Don Savory's discussion Harmonic Balancer
"Well...that’s good info...no I’ve never replaced it....any ideas of what it could be if that’s not what it is?"
Jan 4
Russ Austin replied to Don Savory's discussion Harmonic Balancer
"I have a good balancer with a repair sleeve included. Shoot me an email with your zip code for a shipping quote.   russ85747@hotmail.com "
Jan 4
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Don Savory's discussion Harmonic Balancer
"Why do you think it is the balancer causing the vibration ? Was it ever replaced before that you know of ? The engine balancer needs to be balanced with the crankshaft assembly so replacing it could have the same result you have now -- a…"
Jan 4
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Harmonic Balancer

Anyone know where to pick up a harmonic balancer for a 63’ with 390 motor? I have a strange vibration in Park when I hold the pedal at a steady rpm. I’m thinking that may be the issueSee More
Jan 4
Don Savory replied to Don Savory's discussion Trunk won’t stay up!
"Thank you! I will check it out and respond one way or the other."
Aug 29, 2018
Jason Edge replied to Don Savory's discussion Trunk won’t stay up!
"Look in your 1963 Cadillac Shop Manual Illustration Fig 16-78 on Page 16-69, then Rear Compartment Torque Rod Adjustment on the next page 16-70 section 80. Rear Compartment Torque Rod Adjustment. Note that you have 3 positions to adjust the torque…"
Aug 29, 2018
Russ Austin replied to Don Savory's discussion Trunk won’t stay up!
"Trunk rods are different for different models. Be sure to get the correct trunk rod set."
Aug 29, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Don Savory's discussion Trunk won’t stay up!
"That is one heavy trunk lid Sure you will be glad to correct that issue soon Sure the answer will be along shortly Enjoy"
Aug 29, 2018
JOHN V SCHILLACI replied to Don Savory's discussion Trunk won’t stay up!
"Hello, As far as I know there are 2 trunk hinge tension rods that hold that open. They are made of spring steel. They have bends to assist opening and hold. Maybe yours are broken or wore out. I'm sure someone has a pair on this site for sale.…"
Aug 29, 2018
Don Savory posted a discussion

Trunk won’t stay up!

Anybody know what I need to do to make my trunk stay open. I got this car a few years back and it’s always been like this. I’m trying to everything in working order.
Aug 29, 2018
Don Savory left a comment for Jason Edge
"Thanks for the invite Jason. I have a friend up by Carson Nevada that just picked up a 64 Coupe. I told him about your website and all the good links...he'll be on soon too. Don Savory"
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"Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website.   Be sure and check out all the links and pages and make yourself at home.   Also check out and join the national Cadillac LaSalle Club and our Chapter. To Join the CLC click on…"
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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Coupe De Ville
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Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website.  

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Question: comfortable highway speed?

Started by Mark Geertsma in General Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 3 hours ago. 13 Replies

What is your preferred cruising speed on highways with your classic Cadillac? What I mean is the speed that allows for relatively quiet and comfortable cruising without slowing down other traffic.…Continue

Tags: speed, Highway

Stainless steel side trim

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Charles Fares 10 hours ago. 2 Replies

Have you noticed the stainess steel side trim on the CDV the convertibles and other models in our years cars is in the-- EXACT PERFECT location to help prevent any damage happening to the paint on…Continue

Tags: trim, side, Stainless

1964 NOS fabric for sale

Started by Steven Aaron in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Steven Aaron 14 hours ago. 1 Reply

NOS Dark green cloth used in de Villes. 1-2/3 yards.Please text me is you are interested. $50 +shipping. Thanks, StevenContinue

Dealer Installed Options

Started by Ronnie Lay in General Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell yesterday. 19 Replies

I just dragged a 64 Fleetwood home from a field in Texas and it has some options that are not on the ID tag. It has twilight sentinel, cruise control and a white painted top that are not noted on…Continue

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Flashers

Posted by Mike Petrey on January 13, 2019 at 12:25pm 7 Comments

Where do the flashers go in my 64 Deville Convert.  I'm thinking that's why both turn signals stopped working.

Source for Motor mounts and Trans mounts 1964 SDV

Posted by Norman Silverman on January 9, 2019 at 4:23pm 2 Comments

Hi.

Where is the best place to purchase good quality motor mounts/trans mounts for my 1964 SDV? I see that Rock Auto has them for $8 and change, and others for $24 and change. Big difference. Is there a better place to buy them from?

Thanks

Norm

Fuel loss in Carburetor

Posted by Ian Osborne on December 29, 2018 at 11:24pm 16 Comments

Lately if I haven't started my '63 in four or five days it seems that the carburetor has gone dry. The starter cranks for an extended period of time and the engine doesn't come close to firing. I have resorted to pouring a little fuel into the carb to save the starter and battery. This gets it started and it runs fine. It also starts fine after sitting a short while - a couple hours or so.

The fuel pump is new and there is always fuel in the glass bowl of the fuel filter. This, along…

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interior

Posted by John Rueff on December 19, 2018 at 4:24pm 3 Comments

I would like to upholster my caddy back to original.   Does anyone know where I can look at some pictures or photos.  Also, how hard is it to remove the dash?  thanks

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