Jack Garrett
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What should I charge for...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Long May 29, 2018. 9 Replies

Figure I would ask the experts. I am buying a rebuilt 63 390 from one of the members here and am going to pull the non-original 390 motor out of my Caddy shortly and try to sell it. Details are:A…Continue

Newguy with AC and Engine upgrade questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anders May 11, 2018. 16 Replies

Hey All,First, wow there's a TON of great info in the archives and posts here. I've been digging around for a while now. I am thrilled to have this information as I dive off into this project. I have…Continue

 

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Jack Garrett liked JAS's discussion WTB or Trade...
Jun 10, 2018
Jack Garrett replied to JAS's discussion WTB or Trade...
"Only interested in Caddys? I have an extremely rare 1972 Ford LTD convertible that I am thinking about selling/ trading. Too many projects"
Jun 10, 2018
Jack Garrett liked ROLDAN ROMERO's blog post LOWERING MY 1964 4 DOOR 62 SERIES CADILLAC
Jun 10, 2018
Jack Garrett liked Russ Austin's discussion New engine on test stand
Jun 3, 2018
Jack Garrett replied to Russ Austin's discussion New engine on test stand
"Can anyone tell me how you got the videos to play? Now I can't even see the links to click on. I have no clue what i'm doing. Lol"
Jun 3, 2018
Jack Garrett replied to Russ Austin's discussion New engine on test stand
"From what I can come up with it appears only people you are friends with on FB can see them. I sent you a FR"
Jun 2, 2018
Jack Garrett replied to Russ Austin's discussion New engine on test stand
"Hey Russ, it may just be me,... i am completely inept when it comes to all this it crap, but I cant get the videos to play. They are just black screens, no prompts or icons or anything. What am I doing wrong Bud?"
Jun 2, 2018
Michael Long replied to Jack Garrett's discussion What should I charge for...
"Sounds like you are going to have a great daily driver Jack at less of a cost than a brand new Caddy but one that is actually appreciating in value! Good luck in the sale of your early 390, I know the right buyer is out there somewhere.  Your…"
May 29, 2018
Jack Garrett replied to Jack Garrett's discussion What should I charge for...
"Thank you all for your feedback. The replacement engine will ship around the second as long as everything looks good when Russ does the run stand test. We will begin pulling the '62 motor that's in it Tuesday when I reopen the shop after…"
May 27, 2018
Michael Long replied to Jack Garrett's discussion What should I charge for...
"Parting it out is definitely the way to go if you have the place to store the items until they are sold.  Mine sold quickly for $500 but the biggest concern from potential buyers was the condition, site unseen.  Not knowing me, all they…"
May 14, 2018
Anders replied to Jack Garrett's discussion What should I charge for...
"So you have a price indication of 500 USD. Considering the problem with smoke coming out where its not supposed to come out is of course an issue. Jack, my guess is that this motor should be in the ball park of the replacement motor, of equal…"
May 14, 2018
Anders replied to Jack Garrett's discussion What should I charge for...
"500 USD sounds very cheap. But its better than nothing."
May 14, 2018
Michael Long replied to Jack Garrett's discussion What should I charge for...
"I sold one on Ebay to a guy in the United Kingdom for about $500 a year or so ago.  It was a 54,000 mile original in similar condition to yours.  He paid the freight but I had to crate the thing up and help the truck driver load…"
May 14, 2018
Jason Edge replied to Jack Garrett's discussion What should I charge for...
"I would post to the CLC Forums (www.forums.CadillacLaSalleClub.org) and any number of "Cadillac Classified" groups on Facebook that span the 1962 390 and prior model years and engines. If this were a 1963 390 I would be more inclined to…"
May 14, 2018
Jack Garrett replied to Jack Garrett's discussion What should I charge for...
"Thank you. It certainly wouldn't be a problem to disassemble the motor and sell it that way. I've been extremely surprised at how few 390's are out there for sale. And if they are they've been rebuilt. Hard to gauge what a fair…"
May 14, 2018
Anders replied to Jack Garrett's discussion What should I charge for...
"Ebay is the obvious place to see what a motor is "worth". Or Craiglist. My bet is that you get more money out of it if you sell it as separate parts. Basically selling tops, short block, carburetor, generator and so on as parts. You can…"
May 11, 2018

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Series 62 Convertible
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
yes, dont know #
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
no

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1964 429 & Trans For Sale

Started by Russ in For Sale 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

Anyone in need of a 429 & trans? Was running when pulled from car but had low compression on a few cylinders if memory serves me right. Engine/trans are in Phoenix. Russ, 562.858.6926Continue

Center bearing - replacement.

Started by Anders in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Norman Silverman 5 hours ago. 22 Replies

Had some sound from the propeller shaft and as the rear wheel bearings just been replaced I thought it would be the center bearing. Removed the propeller shaft and checked the center bearing (as per…Continue

1964 coupe de ville trunk v emblem

Started by ANGELO MARTINEZ in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by James jacques 11 hours ago. 1 Reply

hello I am looking for the v emblem on a 1964 coupe de ville trunk  v emblemthank youContinue

'63 De Ville for Sale

Started by Aaron in For Sale on Friday. 0 Replies

Hello everyone,I have a '63 Coupe DeVille for sale. Car runs and drives, and is located in Pueblo, Colorado. Work completed includes: rebuilt 390 from a '61, rebuilt transmission (dyno'd), new break…Continue

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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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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 4 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

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