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Oil Press Light

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Oct 13. 22 Replies

Started my 63 up and the oil light stayed illuminatedall appeared normal, but then the engine began to make noiseThe car is now safely in my garage.checking the service manual, changing the oil pump…Continue

63 Sedan DeVille Parts Liquidation

Started this discussion. Last reply by john kilbourne May 30. 5 Replies

Hello Allmy restoration is completeI have lots of parts left and want to help with your restorationsEverything is for sale.....all the parts are between $5 and $50here is a short list.....email me at…Continue

Steering Wheel

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Aug 21, 2019. 1 Reply

plz watch this videoIt shows play between the 2 cylinders that make up my columni have tightened everything up as best as I can....but it moves a bitthe lower cover had a screw that lined it up, and…Continue

Front Suspension

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jun 27, 2019. 2 Replies

just looking for infomy 63 convertible seems to be sitting a bit low, especially in fronti am concerned about the front tires bottoming out inside the fender wellis this a sign of worn out suspension…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Glad your engine is back in action "
Oct 13
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Mark Russ  or Jason have   and uses the correct tool to turn the dist which you may want to have for the future  Do be extremely careful with the socket end coming off the ratchet extension if you go that route  If the socket…"
Oct 13
Kurt replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"You're right about the shape for the oil pump tool. I made one from an old tent pole I had laying around. Not pretty, but it did the trick."
Oct 13
Jason Edge replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Congrats on the fix. I'm sure you are glad the front cover didn't ave to come off!"
Oct 13
Mark Borer replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Thank you to all for your advice and help I soaked the cover plate in ATF last night and gently tapped on the cylinder at some point, whatever was holding it in age open position gave way, and I was able to fish it out I sanded the bore with 2000…"
Oct 13
Russ Austin replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"You will need to prime the oil pump before starting the engine.  You can pack the gears with petroleum jelly or pour oil down the oil filter tube.  I pour oil down the tube. I take the oil filter housing off with the 3 bolts.  There…"
Oct 13
mike page replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"  Hello Mark, When I first got mt 1964 convertible home I took off the oil pan to check out the bottom end of  the engine. Cleaned out the oil pan sludge,found small pieces of plastic from the timing gears and checked out the main…"
Oct 12
Mark Borer replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Hi all took apart the oil pump housing the cover has light scoring and the regulator piston is stuck am attempting to free it..... once i have that sorted, I can put it back together and attempt to crank the motor do I have to load the gears with…"
Oct 12
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"It does not take much debris to prevent the pressure valve from working correctly  The valve has caused many problems with new engine builds getting stuff in it when working on the rebuild  Last thing you want is  oil pressure…"
Oct 11
Jason Edge replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"If valve is beyond saving you can get them new with the oil pump kits that includes the valve, spring, gasket, and 2 gears.  When I rebuilt my engine in 2012 all new parts went inside my oil pump. If yours is just sticking, I would clean and…"
Oct 11
Russ Austin replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"If the valve has corrosion on it, it needs to be replaced. Very tight tolerances are in play here, and sanding anything off will only make it worse.  I have temporarily closed up shop due to moving, but others will have a good used valve for…"
Oct 11
Mark Borer replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Thx Jason I misspoke.....once the regulator is checked, I would try to spin the pump to check if its working thanks for the pics.....am going to try and hit this tomorrow"
Oct 11
Jason Edge replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Mark, A stuck pressure relief valve has nothing to do with "spinning the pump". The pressure relief valve simply overcomes the spring pressure at a given oil pressure and pushes the valve out.  If their is debris,etc. in that cavity…"
Oct 11
Mark Borer replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Hi Jason I will try cleaning the channel you speak of if I remove that end nut, are you able to clean that all out? if I pull the cover plate off, can you check the pump operation? have you ever seen a pump fail?"
Oct 10
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Follow Jason’s suggestion regarding getting to the oil pressure relief valve  Glad the front cover does not need to be removed as that is more labor intensive  Suggest you clean that valve channel first to see if that is your…"
Oct 10
Jason Edge replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"No need to remove front engine cover. Pressure relief valve has large end cap bolt. Remove and spring and valve should slide out. Cover can also be removed via four 7/16” bolts. See shop manual for illustration of oil pump assembly."
Oct 10

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Series 62 Convertible.
Torino Turquoise with Sandalwood Interior
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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 1 Reply

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Bendix Power Brake Unit Power Section

Started by Mathis Richter in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd on Tuesday. 7 Replies

Hi,I have a huge problem my POWER SECTION of the ``Master-VAC Power Brake unit 9´´Diameter ´´ from Bendix is Broken and I can't open it to replace al the rubber parts did some of you have auch Power…Continue

Third brake light -help please.

Started by paul k in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge on Tuesday. 8 Replies

Did anybody from the club install third brake light in the rear window in his Cadillac? I have problem to figure out how to do it. Can I just run wire from break pedal switch and second wire connect…Continue

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1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special / transmission dipstick needed

Posted by Pablo on September 20, 2020 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

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

1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge

Posted by Steven on September 16, 2020 at 9:23am 1 Comment

Hello,

 Does anyone know were I can buy a 1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge or is there any other hinge that would fit? 

Thanks

Steven

Bad Guage?

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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