Frank Aragona
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Choke Thermostat

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Sep 7. 3 Replies

My Choke Thermostat when bad so I had to get a new one.  The new ones rotate the opposite way so that the choke closes when heated.  Anyone else experience this before?Continue

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Carb

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Aug 5. 9 Replies

My 1963 eldorado wont start cold without pouring fuel into the carb. Other than that it runs great. Fuel bowl leak? Easy fix?

 

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Jason Edge replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Choke Thermostat
"I just looked at the spare Carter AFB and it will slide out. Can you post a picture? Might take some lube and force to get it up and out."
Sep 7
Frank Aragona replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Choke Thermostat
"the spring won't come off the cap."
Sep 7
Jason Edge replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Choke Thermostat
"The choke spring fits on slot on the back of the black cap. Remove the cap and install the spring the other way."
Sep 7
Frank Aragona posted a discussion

Choke Thermostat

My Choke Thermostat when bad so I had to get a new one.  The new ones rotate the opposite way so that the choke closes when heated.  Anyone else experience this before?See More
Sep 7
Frank Aragona commented on James jacques's blog post fuel line
"First of all, I really appreciate all the members help and vast knowledge.  At the beginning of the summer season, I had troubles starting the engine, I thought it was old fuel so I added about 5 gallons of 100 octane racing fuel. …"
Aug 20
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Carb
"Thanks Joe"
Aug 5
Joe DiIaconi replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Carb
"Good job Tony, knowing which carb would be a good place to start"
Aug 5
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Carb
"Which carb do you have ? I can give you some directions Enjoy"
Aug 5
Joe DiIaconi replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Carb
"No, you only have to remove the top of the carb, you can do while the carb is still attached to the intake manifold. All you need is a flat tip screw drive and a pair od needle nose pliers to remover the c clips"
Aug 5
Frank Aragona replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Carb
"Next dumb question, is it difficult to replace or repair the accelerator fuel pump?  Where is it?"
Aug 5
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Carb
"When an accellerator pump in a carb goes bad - the engine will hesitate every time you go for more gas with the gas peddle -- every time -Be it from a standind start or at speed Those WB the symtoms you are experiencing and looking for The purpose…"
Aug 5
Joe DiIaconi replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Carb
"I have a Rochester carb on mine. When you press the gas peddle for the first time after it's been sitting for a while ( cold engine) you release the choke and pump gas into the carb which should be enough to start it. I pump it 3 times to make…"
Aug 4
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Carb
"If the car sits for periods of time you might just continue priming the carb before a start up to keep things simple The butterfly of a Carter or Edelbrock carb SB open 1/8 per the Edelbrock techs when you use the accelerater peddle to prime the…"
Aug 4
Kurt replied to Frank Aragona's discussion Carb
"Could be choke and/or bad or misadjusted accelerator pump. To see if you accelerator pump is working, take off the air cleaner and move the throttle linkage back & forth by hand (car off). You should see 2 tiny streams of fuel squirting…"
Aug 4
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Carb

My 1963 eldorado wont start cold without pouring fuel into the carb. Other than that it runs great. Fuel bowl leak? Easy fix?
Aug 4
Jason Edge left a comment for Frank Aragona
"Hi Frank, Welcome to the 1963/64 Cadillac Website.  It is great to have another Chapter Member join our website. Make yourself at home. Be sure and check out all the links and pages and make yourself at home. The Help…"
Jul 8

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Eldorado Convertable
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28291
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At 10:05am on July 8, 2018, Jason Edge said…

Hi Frank, Welcome to the 1963/64 Cadillac Website.  It is great to have another Chapter Member join our website. Make yourself at home.

Be sure and check out all the links and pages and make yourself at home. The Help Page at www.help.6364cadillac.com will have links to many useful articles and information about our Cadillacs.

 
 
 

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Pink Cadillac Flying Saucer!

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Check out the '63 Cadillac flying saucer in this official Janelle Monae' video:https://youtu.be/PaYvlVR_BEc…Continue

Refurbished near perfect clock for sale.

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I have a refurbished clock with perfect chrome for sale.  Comes with a 1 year warranty that starts 1 week after the sale.  This clock was rebuilt by a leading auto clock repair man.I have had zero…Continue

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Original 64 Color sanded and buffed out

Posted by Norman Silverman on November 10, 2018 at 9:05pm 14 Comments

I finally got the car back from the body shop, where they color sanded and polished it out. I am literally blown away by the result! Now, it looks great from 2 feet but if you look REALLY CLOSE you can see that the paint is not as glossy as it should be, but Sothe end result is much better than what I started with. The interior is still original.

Norm

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Transmission mounts

Posted by steve white on October 31, 2018 at 6:06pm 3 Comments

Hi all im trying to find out about the transmission side rubber mounts on a turbo hydramatic in a 1964 cadillac coupe deville what are they called and where could i get some i am based in australia

Dustless blaster

Posted by Kurt on October 30, 2018 at 12:23am 1 Comment

Here's something cool I stumbled across on Youtube. Pretty cool. It's like a power washer with sand.

https://youtu.be/YQ7CFGIP4uk

Source for Replacement Radiator for my 64 with AC

Posted by Norman Silverman on October 29, 2018 at 2:33pm 5 Comments

I want to replace the radiator in my 64 DeVille. 

Which vendor is a good source for an OEM type unit?

Thanks

Norm

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