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1963 390 engine and trans for sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by paul Jul 19. 1 Reply

I have a rebuilt 390 that runs well with very low miles. New Edelbrock 1406 carb and new Edelbrock air filter.New intake gaskets, plugs and wires.New fuel filter and fuel lines,and fuel pump.Also…Continue

1963 Sedan Deville Park Avenue engine and trans for sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by paul Jul 19. 4 Replies

Doing LS swap, selling rebuilt 390 with low miles and a rebuilt Hydromatic not sure what they’re worth but make offer. I have recent pics and videos of car running and driving. Thanks

Power steering pump shaft bushing part #?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Apr 2, 2019. 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, 2019. 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

 

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paul replied to Kraig Wire's discussion 1963 390 engine and trans for sale
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"Hello do you still have this. I would be interested for sure I'm in central fl Paul"
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1963 390 engine and trans for sale

I have a rebuilt 390 that runs well with very low miles. New Edelbrock 1406 carb and new Edelbrock air filter.New intake gaskets, plugs and wires.New fuel filter and fuel lines,and fuel pump.Also have a rebuilt Hydromatic Trans with new pan gasket and dip stick tube o ring recently replaced. Will sell separate but prefer to sell as package so I can show the buyer what they’re getting a good running and shifting power train. Engine and trans is still in a 1963 Cadillac Sedan Deville Park Avenue.…See More
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"I’m in Morgantown,Wv but the Car is from CA"
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1963 Sedan Deville Park Avenue engine and trans for sale

Doing LS swap, selling rebuilt 390 with low miles and a rebuilt Hydromatic not sure what they’re worth but make offer. I have recent pics and videos of car running and driving. Thanks
Sep 7, 2019
Kraig Wire commented on Steven Platt's blog post 1963 Cadillac 390 engine and transmission for sale
"I’m doing the same thing with my 1963 Park Avenue. I also have a good running 390 and good shifting Trans up for sale. Make offer I have pics and videos if interested"
Sep 7, 2019

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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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Intake manifold gasket leak

Started by Joe DiIaconi in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hello Cat's & Kitten's :) Happy Turkey Day ! I believe I have an intake manifold leak. The last time I bought an intake manifold gasket with the chock port blocked from Olson's gasket's. This…Continue

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Started by JOHN V SCHILLACI in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 3 Replies

Hello, Does anyone know off hand if the dipstick tube can be changed without the removal of the oil pan?  It's a 1964 Cadillac De Ville ConvertibleContinue

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Picture of ignition switch

Posted by Cees de Bunje on November 27, 2020 at 6:20am 0 Comments

Does anyone have a close-up picture of the ignitionswitch with keys in it made in landscape format? Switch must be in dashboard. Many thanks in advance. Cees.

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How are you doing folks, I’m looking for a transmission dipstick, any info I will appreciated, thank you very much

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Posted by Karl Schwarz on August 26, 2020 at 3:08pm 6 Comments

So I am troubleshooting my fuel gauge issue. I bought a new sender and tested it. It  it goes from 1-ohm (empty) to 35-ohm (full). When I test it (outside the tank), when the float is in the up (full) position it only moves the gauge to about 1/2 full. When at the bottom (empty) position the gauge shows empty. This is the same issue I have when I fill and then use the gas in the tank - the gauge never reads ore than half full. Based on what I've read on this thread it would seem like the…

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