Kim K Kaiser
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Master cylinder

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Apr 12. 10 Replies

Instead of bugging all w seemingly mundane question,  i visited utube for soft brake, bench bleeding MC,  etc.And yet, here i am again  I hv bled brakes, no air,  no leaks in my mc cylinders,  both…Continue

Hood alignment

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser Apr 9. 10 Replies

Is there a sort of easy way to adjust hood to get it to go all way down.  Tired of seeing ot sitting up like this…Continue

Frame.front suspension Greasing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anders Apr 8. 7 Replies

After a few days of driving wo any problems.. i thought about maybe greasing the frame or the front suspension .   There is a grease fitting on the bottom side of each wheel, and a little bolt on the…Continue

Back to brakes!!!!! Head banging,,

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Long Mar 27. 37 Replies

Well, after couple hundred miles, cutting drums, replacing, everything seemed good,  no more of the vibration or super hot brakres or hub cap.     Until today. I was going to take a 60 mile ride,…Continue

 

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Kim K Kaiser replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion Exhaust manifolds can be exhausting work..... AND WET.
"did nt you just rebuild this engine in the last 6-8 months???    what would you guess the reason for the manifold gaskets to be coming loose so soon, agree, on the placement,, on my 63, that rear one and the one on the front passenger…"
May 20
Kim K Kaiser replied to Chris's discussion Lifter tick, then rough idle if the Caddy is in park too long.
"Tony,, where do yo put the STP,, transmission ?"
May 6
Kim K Kaiser replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Kim
"Hey Tony, so far, so good,, haven't rebuilt yet, but in multiple trips around town, here and there an about,, not one sputter,, seems to be running pretty good, ,,knock on wood!!!! Got ti loaded up on the trailer today, heading back to Montana…"
Apr 22
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Master cylinder
"Why do i have a feeling --you have no grease in the upper --new ball joints --that have the plugs and will be needing zerks Enjoy"
Apr 12
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Master cylinder
"You have become a very good mechanic You have fixed a hell of a lot of stuff on your 63 All good --nice work Sounds like the brakes sre right now Enjoy"
Apr 12
Russ Austin replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Master cylinder
"Keep plugging away at your list."
Apr 12
Kim K Kaiser replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Master cylinder
"UPDATE< i went to local stores,, hardware and auto parts, found best avalailbe matching gasket/o ring. bled MC and hooked up, no more soft brakes,, has a good solid feel. WAAAAYYY better that before, apparently, prior MC had a problem…"
Apr 12
Kim K Kaiser replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Master cylinder
"yes, there is a rubber piece on the face of the booster, seems to be in good shape,, i found a ruber gasket that fits the groove and feels to be the same thickness and depth of the original one,, looks to b a bout a 1 and 3/8 I.D. see how it goes…"
Apr 10
Russ Austin replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Master cylinder
"That O ring helps to seal the booster from vacuum leaks. There should also be a rubber disk around the push rod coming out of the booster.   I would go with a new O ring from your favorite parts store. Just size it up."
Apr 10
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Master cylinder
"You will have the brakes right when they feel rock hard 3/8 ths to 1/2 inch of travel on your break peedle in these csrs So that is what you are looking to do Any spongyness of the brake peddle means air is in the brake lines Enjoy"
Apr 10
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Master cylinder
"There is no filter used in that location Just a the brake rod that goes into the indentation of the MC Enjoy"
Apr 10
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Master cylinder
"You may be able to use the old one as it looks ok in the picture Enjoy"
Apr 10
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Master cylinder
"You need to get a rubber o ring like the old one An Ace hardware store might have one Could the foam be part of the packaging of the MC ? When the MC goes bad you know it because the brake peddle goes to the floor Enjoy"
Apr 10
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Apr 10
Kim K Kaiser replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Hood alignment
"thanks,, i see that thread now,, shoulda checked first,, this pictures look just like mine,, "
Apr 9
Joe DiIaconi replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Hood alignment
"If you go to the search bar at the top of the web page and type in hood alignment, you will find a lot of information on the subject. I hope this helps you"
Apr 9

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 coupe de ville
73 eldorado
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
Yes
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
30660

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63 cdv timing

Posted on July 2, 2017 at 2:22am 12 Comments

ok, today, got a timing light,,

pulled the service manual.. i found were it state the 1 cylinder is front left.  but i couldnt find timing info.  i looked in the engine section and just couldnt fine it.. 

were or what should it be. 

i also did several you tubes on timing, regarding idle timing, total timing and the curve timing,, i picked that up ok and understand what that is all about.. several of the video offerings made it understandable. one guy went from putting in…

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wheel covers

Posted on June 23, 2017 at 4:46pm 11 Comments

Hi,

where would hubs like this come from,, ??  https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Events/Event/Details/1963-CADILLAC-COUPE-DE-VILLE-CUSTOM-COUP-201497

are they original to 63 ?

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At 11:47pm on March 31, 2018, Tony and Ginny 429 said…

Kim 

how is the car running ? 

Is the fuel issue corrected ? 

Enjoy

At 6:01pm on June 19, 2017, Jason Edge said…

Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website. 

This site is hosted by the CLC (Cadillac LaSalle Club) 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter. As a CLC member you are eligible to join our Chapter. I will get your signed up shortly!
 
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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question on oil pump priming and pressurets

Started by Tim Bobeck in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

hi everyone , I have a 63 coupe  that I have rebuilt the 390 engine. Long story short, after getting it all together and in the car, I started to prime to oil pump with a drill and socket, and I…Continue

My new project ( upper control arm bushing )

Started by Joe DiIaconi in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Joe DiIaconi 3 hours ago. 3 Replies

Has anyone found a good kit to replace all of the bushings including ball joints,  tie rod inner and outer, upper and lower control arm bushings, center link. I replace mine a couple years ago, but…Continue

My new project ( upper control arm bushing )

Started by Joe DiIaconi in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 9 hours ago. 1 Reply

Has anyone found a good kit to replace all of the bushings including ball joints,  tie rod inner and outer, upper and lower control arm bushings, center link. I replace mine a couple years ago, but…Continue

Radiator coolant

Started by Warwick smith in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 11 hours ago. 6 Replies

hican anyone tell me what is the common type and quantity of radiator coolant for my 1963 with a 390ci I have a standard copper radiator Continue

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where do I find a new and better motor?

Posted by john kilbourne on May 24, 2018 at 11:43am 11 Comments

My '64 convert is getting better, but the engine remains questionable. Starts and runs well enough, powerful, but I think I hear a main bearing banging, the balance is not great and I'd like to upgrade to fuel injection if I can.

Are there dependable remans available of good quality? Are new crate engines available? Will more advanced engines from newer years fit?

Also, please, the diff ratio is quite high, lots of RPMs compared to today's cars. Are there diffs with lower…

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1963 Cadillac DeVille

Posted by Sven on May 21, 2018 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Good morning community, I have this beautiful 1963 4 door for sale, asking cad$9999, that's about us$7750. I would bring it down south over the border to North Dakota or Minnesota.

If anyone is interested, feel free to ask questions.

Otherwise what are the best websites to sell classic cars in the states?



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camshaft

Posted by Dave Fundaburg on May 20, 2018 at 11:49am 1 Comment

Has anyone used the performance camshafts offered by Kanter or Isky if so how do you like the upgrade in general and how is the idle quality and vacuum for power accessories any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks.

Door jamb switchs

Posted by Anthony Boles on May 17, 2018 at 9:50am 9 Comments

I'm having problems with the door jamb switches,the interior lights will sometimes work or the interior lights will just stay on and run the battery down ,there's three black wires spliced together and one simgle black and white wire,what could be the problem. 

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