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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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Don Savory commented on Jason Edge's page Newsletters
"Ta da! It was indeed the spacer! The hole in the back that sits on the water pump shaft was oversized causing it to never be perfectly aligned. Thanks you everyone for the guidance and Jason for having that part!"
Apr 22
Don Savory commented on Jason Edge's page Newsletters
"Thank you for the advice. That was the first thing I did. I even replaced the water pump just Incase. That whole o ring set up was fun. Then I replaced the harmonic balancer....and the alternator...and even ended up re coring the radiator since I…"
Apr 19
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Apr 18
Don Savory commented on Jason Edge's page Newsletters
"I need a stock fan spacer for a 63 no AC 390. Someone put an aftermarket on it and it’s causing vibration. Help! don"
Apr 18
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

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Coupe De Ville
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Trunk Pull-down

Started by Brian and Dorothy Lewis in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 26 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 5 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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