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Air cleaner

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Aug 30, 2018. 5 Replies

I know  this might sound crazy but I’m lookkng for a aftermarket air cleaner that is not the factory one which I currently have. I’m having trouble getting the inlet carberator diamater to match…Continue

Changed the starter still have same issues

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser Aug 3, 2018. 13 Replies

Just purchased a 64 deville and replaced the starter on it. I was/am still having issues when it would run for a while and I would shut the car off then trying to restart the car and it would…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Air cleaner
"Just checked Summit racing They have many different size air cleaners ( breathers ) available Enjoy"
Aug 30, 2018
Russ Austin replied to Ken S's discussion Air cleaner
"The adaptor I have is designed to use with either a Holley or Edelbrock carb. It will allow you to run the original air cleaner with the new carburetor. Made out of high heat material, this will withstand any underhood temps.  A local machine…"
Aug 30, 2018
Clovis replied to Ken S's discussion Air cleaner
"Russ sells a spacer that allows us to use the old breather on a new carburetor. It will allow the use of a new style breather to also fit our older size carburetors. That's if you cant find a proper sized breather. I used the adapter to fit my…"
Aug 29, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Air cleaner
"Take the stock air cleaner off and measure across the top of your carb at its center That's the size you need to look for Try Amazon Summit Racing -rock auto -ebay Some vintage parts may work The stock Carter carb was used on endless high…"
Aug 29, 2018
Ken S replied to Ken S's discussion Air cleaner
"I’m using the original carter carberator"
Aug 29, 2018
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Air cleaner

I know  this might sound crazy but I’m lookkng for a aftermarket air cleaner that is not the factory one which I currently have. I’m having trouble getting the inlet carberator diamater to match anything out there. Can someone give me recommendations or the exact size of the inlet so I can try and cross reference it please.See More
Aug 29, 2018
Kim K Kaiser replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"i can finally chime in and say,, car would start just fine cold,, but if i went out for a ride, turned off car, then tried to start again, immediately, it  would not turn over.. after about 10 or 15 minutes, it would start just fine,,, i…"
Aug 3, 2018
Ken S replied to Jason Edge's discussion Ground Strap Locations
"Can someone post the location on the engine where the right frame rail to engine attaches on the engine? I seem to not have that ground. Could be one of the issues with my starter"
Aug 1, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"Hang on to the old starter sounds like it was not your problem Good to have a spare one of those Enjoy"
Jul 30, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"The corroded wire you located sounds like a good part of your problem The negative wire is usually the problem in most of my experience-- so do replace both while you are at it Bring both wires with you to the store --to get the correct lengths…"
Jul 30, 2018
Jason Edge replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"Check All Wiring. It could truly be anything. I was out in my 2002 Escalade the other day and had went to crank it and .. lights came on and then everything was dead! Nothing, Nada! I opened the hood and felt both battery cables and the negative…"
Jul 30, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"If you able put a timing light on your engine do that and see were the timing is set at this time Your hot staring issue could be timing related The more i think about it If the timing is advanced or retarted it should be corrected only after…"
Jul 30, 2018
Jason Edge replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"The main ground strap you want to check 1st is the very large ground strap from RH frame rail to back of engine. This is the direct ground for the starter when it is cranks over. Open the hood and look over on the left and follow the frame under the…"
Jul 30, 2018
Ken S replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"So far I’ve found the wire going to the battery from the starter was completely corroded and falling apart. Guess you can’t trust the last mechanic that wrenched on it. Hope to replace it tomorrow fixes it. Also went through and fixed…"
Jul 30, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"I like using the red and green circles sold for under the battery terminals to help control the corrosion that developes in those areas Keep the top of the battery clean as to not conduct energy between the terminals The info on this tread should…"
Jul 30, 2018
Russ Austin replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"Replace the battery cables, even if they look new. Corrosion seeps into the wires causing the problem you are describing.  Then clean the ground from the starter to the frame."
Jul 30, 2018

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
Yes 1964 coupe deville
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quarter window felts and chrome strips

Started by tom servas in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by tom servas 16 hours ago. 5 Replies

 How would we replace the convertible quarter window, OUTER RUBBER (felts) strips, on our 64 Deville convert.  Can it be done without removing the power window itself to access the fastening…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

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

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1960 Cadillac DeVille

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Center bearing - replacement.

Started by Anders in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Norman Silverman on Monday. 23 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

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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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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.

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