I would like to think i am a pretty good parts changer, and with that said i am trying to change the right side engine mount on my 64 coupe and can not get the frame nut loose.Any tips or tricks…Continue
"When took the engine out last year, i discovered the incredible hulk had done up the nuts on our car.
In the end, I undid the mounts at the engine itself. I found a swivel thingy, long breaker bar and swearing at it helped. I did have to dick around…"
I would like to think i am a pretty good parts changer, and with that said i am trying to change the right side engine mount on my 64 coupe and can not get the frame nut loose.Any tips or tricks thanks.See More
"OOOH--YES The Classic Antique Cadillac Elves work very closely with the Cadillac Angels --especially this time of year
HO HO HO and a Very Merry CHristmas --to all !!!
Ok --Who is the Wise guy that wrote tht note when i was inside ??
"My old Falcon work van some mornings, has a lifter rattle. I just turn it off and restart it immediately and MOST times its gone.
The car does have in excess of 800,000 klm on it with a rebuilt once in that time, so ijust deal with it. :-) "
"I would think a misfire could jam a valve or two into its seat possibly damaging the valve train working the valves in that cylinder
Just a TIP - if you car suddenly ---dies at speed in gear--- Do Not Try To start the car until you are at a complete…"
"I would check the engine compression to see what it looks like. The "lifter noise" could very well be something more nefarious depending upon the severity of the backfire. No telling what damage (if any) was done when the…"
"Did you try to start the car when it died while rolling in gear to the side of the road --that would cause a backfire I blew up a new muffler doing that
Did the lifter noise settle down and go away after a few minutes of running?
Drove my car to work today and when i went to lunch she just up and stopped running. It didn't take but just a couple of minutes to find the problem and it was the the wire that goes to the condenser. The car backfired while coasting over to the shoulder of the road, i guess the condenser wire made contact for just a second.I replaced the condenser and points and when i started the engine the lifters were making a lot of noise and has a miss to it now,I pulled the pushrods thinking it may have…See More
Well, after the tire change, car running good......... then on a pleasure cruise for abour 35 miles to my destination. 25 miles in, back end vibration came back home to roost. I was goung 55 to…Continue
My '64 Cadillac DeVille had been sitting for awhile while I was travelling this summer and when I came home it had some issues starting. After replacing the plugs and the ignition coil, it was running better than it had in a long time but the brakes were sticking. I noticed the brake pedal was traveling a little farther than usual when slowing down. Soon after I noticed a hissing noise coming from around the brake pedal. Then I lost the brakes pretty much completely. I couldn't find any…
I got the book to troubleshoot the system. INDISPENSABLE to this effort.
As I do a cursory exam, I see that the AC RECIRC SOLENOID is Cracked (the WHITE one in the engine compartment coming out of the HVAC body with two vacuum hoses on it). I tried to patch it up (cracked all around the base), but it does not look like it will hold.
PLEASE TELL ME THAT REPLACING THIS PART IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS I THINK IT IS, But I think it is a bear to…
My 63 CDV factory A/C was trash so I replaced every part in the system and converted to R134 . I also installed a STV bypass kit which eliminated the STV all together and converted the system to a cycling system. I vacumed and charged the system with 36oz of 134. The system is cycling as it should and the pressures are right at 250 high side, cycle off at 25lbs and cycle back on at about 35lbs. It is making plenty of water on the low side hoses and evaporator drain. There is very good air…