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Power steering pump shaft bushing part #?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Apr 2. 4 Replies

Hello everyone,I’m rebuilding the power steering pump on my 63 Park Ave and ran into a problem. The shaft bushing that came in the rebuild kit is slightly larger in diameter than the original. It is…Continue

Need help finding a new dipstick tube seal for Hyromatic

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kraig Wire Feb 6. 3 Replies

Hello everyone,I have a 63 Sdv Park Ave with the Hydromatic trans and need a new dipstick tube seal. I would appreciate any advice as to where to purchase one. Thanks!Continue

Need help finding a part

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Dec 10, 2018. 1 Reply

I’m trying to locate a new bushing for my 63 Park Ave. Can anyone tell me the name or a part number or if you know where to buy one ? This is where the accelerator rod attaches to …Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kraig Wire's discussion Power steering pump shaft bushing part #?
"Would not a replacement used power steering pump help solve your problem and be a simpler solution than finding parts for the one you have now that may be a problem To locate ? Enjoy"
Apr 2
Kraig Wire replied to Kraig Wire's discussion Power steering pump shaft bushing part #?
"That would work but since posting I’ve realized that the ID is also larger so I really just need to find a bushing the same size as the original "
Apr 2
Russ Austin replied to Kraig Wire's discussion Power steering pump shaft bushing part #?
"Take the parts and pump to a machine shop to have the bushing machined down to fit."
Apr 1
Kraig Wire replied to Kraig Wire's discussion Power steering pump shaft bushing part #?
"I thought for sure someone here would’ve answered my question by now haha. Well I guess it’s time to buy another rebuild kit from a different manufacturer and keep my fingers crossed it’s the correct bushing"
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Power steering pump shaft bushing part #?

Hello everyone,I’m rebuilding the power steering pump on my 63 Park Ave and ran into a problem. The shaft bushing that came in the rebuild kit is slightly larger in diameter than the original. It is stamped F11 like the original but it’s maybe1 mm larger in diameter and won’t press in, I couldn’t set it in to start to press it in. I’m sure someone here can point me in the right direction locating the correct bushing.Thanks KraigSee More
Mar 31
Kraig Wire replied to Kraig Wire's discussion Need help finding a new dipstick tube seal for Hyromatic
"Thanks guys! Have a great day!"
Feb 6
Kurt replied to Kraig Wire's discussion Need help finding a new dipstick tube seal for Hyromatic
"Here is the size: My transmission leaked like a sieve for years until I finally found out this was the problem. It's been great ever since."
Feb 4
Russ Austin replied to Kraig Wire's discussion Need help finding a new dipstick tube seal for Hyromatic
"There is just an I ring inside the transmission where the tube slides into. Most folks do a RTV sealant bead at the base before installing the tube. Call David Edward transmission parts at 781-449-2065"
Feb 4
Kraig Wire posted a discussion

Need help finding a new dipstick tube seal for Hyromatic

Hello everyone,I have a 63 Sdv Park Ave with the Hydromatic trans and need a new dipstick tube seal. I would appreciate any advice as to where to purchase one. Thanks!See More
Feb 4
Tony and Ginny 429 left a comment for Kraig Wire
"Kraig I am running an Edelbrock 1406 on my 64 429 with the stock mechanical fuel pump with no problem regarding fuel pressure If using the stock backerlight blk spacer you need to block off one of the two PVC inlets to the carb as you now have two…"
Jan 20
Jason Edge left a comment for Kraig Wire
"Kraig, A regulator is not needed for the Edelbrock 1406 unless you are perhaps using an electric pump that pushes the psi above spec. The Edelbrock Tuning Guide on page 9 recommends a minimum of 4-5 psi, and a maximum of 6.5 psi on Page 3 of…"
Jan 19
Kraig Wire left a comment for Jason Edge
"Hi Jason, I recently installed installed a Edelbrock 1406 carb on my 63 Park Avenue. Do I need to install a fuel pressure regulator? I believe my mechanical fuel pump puts out 5 to 8 PSI and the Edelbrock recommendation is like 3 to 4 PSI. I…"
Jan 19
Russ Austin replied to Kraig Wire's discussion Need help finding a part
"None available new that I know of. I have good used pieces if you want to go that route. email me at  russ85747@hotmail.com www.1963caddyshack.com"
Dec 10, 2018
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Need help finding a part

I’m trying to locate a new bushing for my 63 Park Ave. Can anyone tell me the name or a part number or if you know where to buy one ? This is where the accelerator rod attaches to See More
Dec 10, 2018

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At 1:08pm on January 20, 2019, Tony and Ginny 429 said…
Kraig

I am running an Edelbrock 1406 on my 64 429 with the stock mechanical fuel pump with no problem regarding fuel pressure
If using the stock backerlight blk spacer you need to block off one of the two PVC inlets to the carb as you now have two ( one on top of the other )
You will now have two places to connect your vacuum advance
The best one to use is the one on the drivers side of the carb closing off the other
That will improve your timing advance curve over the stock set up to give you more power thru the RPM range which is another benefit of using the Edelbrock carbs over a stock rebuilt carb ( the performance people )

I assume you removed the intake and blocked off the correct heat passages for the old chock so you can now use the new electric choke

I did have to rejet my carb on my 64 429 as the plugs were burning a bit lean to correct that
The Techs at Edelbrock will tell you what to change for just Asking

A new fresh carb working correctly is a wonderful thing to have on any car restoration

Enjoy


If you have a 63 with the hydromatic trans You will need to make a braket so the trans shifts correctly
If you have the turbo 400 trans you will be fine
At 10:56pm on January 19, 2019, Jason Edge said…

Kraig, A regulator is not needed for the Edelbrock 1406 unless you are perhaps using an electric pump that pushes the psi above spec. The Edelbrock Tuning Guide on page 9 recommends a minimum of 4-5 psi, and a maximum of 6.5 psi on Page 3 of the installation guide.  Your shop manual on page shows fuel pump it idle at 5 1/4 to 6 1/2psi. These carbs are built to work within most stock fuel pump parameters.

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quarter window felts and chrome strips

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 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

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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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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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