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1964 Cadillac Carb Help / Advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jan 31. 10 Replies

I am completing my engine rebuild and would love to add an EFI system vs a carb but I’m not prepared to spend over $1200 at this time.  I was just doing an engine rebuild then I dove into the trans…Continue

WTB...Rebuilt or used transmission (Jetway or Hydromatic) Any condition.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Oct 7, 2018. 5 Replies

The bellhousing is cracked and the casing inside has wear mark reminants from the worn out and broken internals.  It may be easier to purchase a rebuilt trans or a used good one and have that…Continue

WTB or Trade...

Started this discussion. Last reply by James jacques Jun 17, 2018. 8 Replies

I am looking for a new project vehicle to work on with my kids. We love our 64 Coupe and will consider another Cadillac in any condition. I also have a 2007 Yukon XL Denali, (112,000 miles, good…Continue

Transmission help, info and interchangeability question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Long Jan 15, 2018. 22 Replies

I am finishing up the rebuild of my engine and decided to have a friend look at and potentially "refresh" or rebuild my transmission while it is out of the car.  Unfortunately I found a really bad…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 and JAS are now friends
Mar 4
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to JAS's discussion 1964 Cadillac Carb Help / Advice
"You need to be --100% sure that your engines crankshafts end is correct for the trans you are bolting to it or you will be braking the flywheel in that location and have to start all over again to correct the engine trans combination You may…"
Jan 31
Jeff Kinzler replied to JAS's discussion 1964 Cadillac Carb Help / Advice
"JAS, A properly rebuilt original carburetor will work fine. However there are a few things specific to our cars to pay attention to for a good outcome: 1. Inspect your intake manifold for cracks and replace with a good unit if necessary. 2. Be sure…"
Jan 31
Jeff Kinzler replied to JAS's discussion 1964 Cadillac Carb Help / Advice
"JAS Tony is pointing out an important matter. You need to know which of the two available crankshafts is on your engine on order to know which transmission will fit. The adapter ring on the back of TH equipped cars was only to mate the bell…"
Jan 31
JAS replied to JAS's discussion 1964 Cadillac Carb Help / Advice
"I am going to take your advice and rebuild the factory carb and enjoy the car for now, Upgrading to EFI later on.  Thanks for everyone input!!"
Jan 31
Ronnie Lay replied to JAS's discussion 1964 Cadillac Carb Help / Advice
"I agree with Clovis, if you think an EFI is in your future, I would rebuild your Rochester 4GC. Pretty simple rebuild, shop manual will take you step by step with good illustrations, kit is available from Rockauto for under $30, biggest thing during…"
Jan 30
Clovis replied to JAS's discussion 1964 Cadillac Carb Help / Advice
"JAS that engine looks real nice sitting in there. If you going to upgrade to efi I wouldn't waste the money on a new carburetor. Do a down and dirty rebuild on your carb and wait to get the money to install an efi system. To prepare for an efi…"
Jan 30
JAS replied to JAS's discussion 1964 Cadillac Carb Help / Advice
"Just spoke to my friend who is spearheading my engine rebuild and apparently the adapter plate was designed to address this issue.  As stated above besides damage to the TC apparently Improper alignment of the torque converter to…"
Jan 30
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to JAS's discussion 1964 Cadillac Carb Help / Advice
"JAS Do you have the correct -- crankshaft in your engine to be mounting the turbo trans to that engine ? When you say --up grade-- i am assuming you had the hydromatic behind that engine before If that is the case i do think you have the wrong…"
Jan 30
Jason Edge replied to JAS's discussion 1964 Cadillac Carb Help / Advice
"The stock Carter AFB and Rochester 4GC were fine carburetors, and absolutely nothing wrong in sending yours out to a reputable rebuilder. Another option is the Edelbrock Performer series 600 cfm 1406 & 750 cfm 1411 which adds performance and an…"
Jan 29
Robert Alan Shannon replied to JAS's discussion 1964 Cadillac Carb Help / Advice
"JAS ,two things come to mind; first, how much can you spend since $1200 is too much right now and second, why do you prefer Holley? Personally , I'd clean up & rebuild my  original carb if funds are tight or send it off for a…"
Jan 29
JAS and Jason Edge are now friends
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1964 Cadillac Carb

I am completing my engine rebuild and would love to add an EFI system vs a carb but I’m not prepared to spend over $1200 at this time.  I was just doing an engine rebuild then I dove into the trans and instead of rebuilding it I decided to upgrade to a Turbo 400 so that upgrade along with the adapter and misc. engine and trans parts put me over budget.  My choices are to rebuild the existing carb, buy a new carb or install a new EFI System.  Since I still have some other items to do and the car…See More
Jan 29
JAS replied to Allan Marble's discussion 1964 CDV for sale
"Is your Cadillac still available for sale? I am in RI? Thanks. Jason"
Oct 11, 2018
Russ Austin replied to JAS's discussion WTB...Rebuilt or used transmission (Jetway or Hydromatic) Any condition.
"I am currently out as well."
Oct 7, 2018
JAS replied to JAS's discussion WTB...Rebuilt or used transmission (Jetway or Hydromatic) Any condition.
"I will check that one out.  Thanks "
Oct 7, 2018

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1964 Cadillac Coupe
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Extension Housing Hydramatic

Started by M123 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by M123 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

Hi.Can you on a 64 remove the extension housing with the gearbox still in the car? The car have the Hydramatic.Did work on the car last night and did feel a very large play on the outgoing axle,…Continue

1965 Cadillac DeVille

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Kurt yesterday. 2 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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Trun signal swit

Started by Jeff S. in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Charles Fares yesterday. 2 Replies

Hello all!Looking to either repair my existing turn signal switch or source a new one. Any suggestions?Thank you ub advance!Continue

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Cadillac Returns to its Roots Under New Leadership

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

Radiator And Shrouds

Posted by Dominic Salemi 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

64 Recirc/Fresh Air Door Actuator replaced; FROM THE INSIDE.

Posted by Norman Silverman on February 4, 2019 at 11:21pm 8 Comments

I am happy to report that I have successfully replaced the Fresh Air/Recirc door actuator that is located on the blower box-and have done so without having to remove the blower box. I did it by taking out the glove box and attacking it from the back.  It took several days, LOTS of patience and some band-aids, but it is done. THE most difficult part -BY FAR- is to remove and then replace the screw that sits on the actuator arm, connecting it to the fresh…

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