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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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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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FUEL GAGE

Started by STEPHEN HORWATH in General Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 9 hours ago. 7 Replies

Hi just wondering if anyone else had a problem with their fuel gauge going up to full when key is turned to the on position or when the car is running.  it goes back to empty when key is in the off…Continue

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Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed

Started by Roy in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 9 Replies

I have a bad window motor in the passenger side door.  I have removed the door panel and am at a complete loss as to where to start and what to do from here.  Does anyone have any step by step…Continue

Intake manifold leak

Started by Joe DiIaconi in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Roland Moser yesterday. 35 Replies

Anyone install better quality intake manifold gaskets?

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Hood Insulation

Posted by Dominic Salemi 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.

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Dominic

64 Hood Hinge Color?

Posted by Bob Schles on June 27, 2019 at 4:46pm 2 Comments

Can someone tell me what color the hood hinges should be? I've seen both silver and gold cadmium plating colors on the cars. Thanks

Rear Side Window Stainless Sill Removal

Posted by Lee Martin on June 24, 2019 at 3:07pm 2 Comments

I'm looking to replace a piece of the stainless trim that sits on the outside of the car like a sill outside the rear passenger side window.  I can just barely see one screw at one end but does the door panel and/or window need to come out to access this?  If anyone has done this I'd like to learn what is involved.  Here's a photo of the piece I'm talking about:…

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Posted by Jeff Kinzler on May 1, 2019 at 12:30am 3 Comments

Cadillac’s new boss says they should stop trying to build BMWs and go back to building Cadillacs again.

What do you think? 

https://carbuzz.com/news/cadillac-finally-admits-what-everyone-knew-for-years

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