Michael Buonaccorso
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Harmonic balancer seal and sleeve

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Buonaccorso Oct 20. 6 Replies

Hi everyone - I am working on my 64 Fleetwood and recently pulled the front cover to do the timing gear and also replaced the timing seal with a new one while I had the cover off.  While I was at it…Continue

64 Fleetwood/Eldorado Wheel Opening Trim

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Oct 14. 1 Reply

I am looking to purchase the wheel opening trim/molding for a 64 Fleetwood for the passenger side. It is a stainless piece that rides along the edge of the fender and was only present on Fleetwood…Continue

Windshield Installation Help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Jul 23. 6 Replies

Hi Everyone:First post here! I have a 64 Fleetwood and the windshield was leaking. I purchased a new gasket but have been having trouble with performing a leak-free install. I've "installed" the…Continue

 

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Michael Buonaccorso replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion some additional AC questions
"Do you have a part number for the shorter belt? "
Oct 23
Michael Buonaccorso replied to Michael Buonaccorso's discussion Harmonic balancer seal and sleeve
"Thanks everyone for the suggestions. Got a new seal today and put a ton of grease on the seal and shaft. Went in without any problems!"
Oct 20
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Oct 20
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Michael Buonaccorso's discussion Harmonic balancer seal and sleeve
"Grease SB better than oil for that task  Enjoy "
Oct 19
Kurt replied to Michael Buonaccorso's discussion Harmonic balancer seal and sleeve
"It's possible that the seal started catching on the sleeve. Hopefully just an isolated incident but more oil couldn't hurt. "
Oct 19
Michael Buonaccorso replied to Michael Buonaccorso's discussion Harmonic balancer seal and sleeve
"I put oil only on the seal surface but yes."
Oct 19
Kurt replied to Michael Buonaccorso's discussion Harmonic balancer seal and sleeve
"I assume you lubed the seal & sleeve with oil, correct?"
Oct 19
Russ Austin replied to Michael Buonaccorso's discussion Harmonic balancer seal and sleeve
"Just bad luck is all. Be sure the sleeve is flush all the way around. "
Oct 18
Michael Buonaccorso posted a discussion

Harmonic balancer seal and sleeve

Hi everyone - I am working on my 64 Fleetwood and recently pulled the front cover to do the timing gear and also replaced the timing seal with a new one while I had the cover off.  While I was at it I also decided to install a repair sleeve for the harmonic balancer since I figured it was worn down on my 110k engine. The sleeve went on pretty easily with some light taps from a hammer.  Today I began reassembly, using a harmonic balancer installation tool to make sure it went on easily. While…See More
Oct 18
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Michael Buonaccorso's discussion 64 Fleetwood/Eldorado Wheel Opening Trim
"Micheal The part suppliers will be along soon if they can be of some help with your needs  Enjoy"
Oct 14
Michael Buonaccorso posted a discussion

64 Fleetwood/Eldorado Wheel Opening Trim

I am looking to purchase the wheel opening trim/molding for a 64 Fleetwood for the passenger side. It is a stainless piece that rides along the edge of the fender and was only present on Fleetwood and Eldorado models. Does anyone have one available? See More
Oct 14
Frank Puma and Michael Buonaccorso are now friends
Jul 23
Russ Austin replied to Michael Buonaccorso's discussion Windshield Installation Help
"You will need to add sealant to the frame and the seal between the glass and gasket. The new windshields are thinner than the originals. "
Jul 23
Mark S Anderson replied to Michael Buonaccorso's discussion Windshield Installation Help
"adding goop over and over again may or may not get it done for you, but it sounds like you're fighting a losing battle by concentrating on the gasket.   What kind of condition is the pinchweld in?  Is it rusted out, pitted,…"
Jul 23
Michael Buonaccorso replied to Michael Buonaccorso's discussion Windshield Installation Help
"Thanks everyone for the input. Definitely regretting not paying someone to do this but now that I’m started I’m not gonna quit. The stuff that Kurt describes seems like a similar consistency to the stuff I’m using now so it seems…"
Jul 22
Kurt replied to Michael Buonaccorso's discussion Windshield Installation Help
"Ah yes, the windshield install: one of my least favorite experiences on my car. I paid an auto glass to do it. After bringing it back to them 3 times to try to make it leak-free, I just wound up with damaged molding to boot. I decided to cut my…"
Jul 22

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Fleetwood 60 Special
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
32717
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
Yes

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At 8:02am on June 16, 2020, Jason Edge said…

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 17 minutes ago. 0 Replies

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

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Free parts “for sale”....

Started by Matt in For Sale. Last reply by Matt 16 hours ago. 3 Replies

Trying to post this in the For Sale forum and sorry if it gets double booked...Hello All,I have almost completed the restoration of my 64 Eldorado and it’s time to clean out the shop.  Below is a…Continue

Free Parts for your 63 64 project.

Started by Matt in Restoration Discussion 22 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hello All,I have almost completed the restoration of my 64 Eldorado and it’s time to clean out the shop.  Below is a list of spare parts that need a good home.  If you will pay for shipping or pick…Continue

To keep the original carbs original :)

Started by Mack in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 14 Replies

I hey everyone just wanted to share something with you.fee years back somebody recommended me this one carburetor shop which I was told that they lean it up, rebuild it, set it upon the live engine,…Continue

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1964 Convertible Seats.

Posted by michael moorman on November 30, 2020 at 5:29pm 1 Comment

Are the front and rear seat frames the same for 63/64 Coupes and Convertibles because Original parts group  makes reproduction seat covers for 1963 only and and i prefer the 1963 seat pattern so with that being said does anyone have information regarding this thanks.

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.

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

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