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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? "
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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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Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website.

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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 6 hours ago. 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 13 hours ago. 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

Extra speakers in the cadillac.

Started by paul k in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 13 hours ago. 0 Replies

Ok, I have another question. Since I will run wire for a brake light I might run speakers wires.I would like to install 2 extra speakers or maybe 4. What is best option. I do have 2 speakers already-…Continue

429 and 400 trans. for sale

Started by Mark C Bills in For Sale. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 6 Replies

I have an excellent running 429 with 400 trans.recently removed from my 64. It has electronic ignition, new water pump,new fan and clutch(not pictured),new fuel pump,Holley 650 vac. sec. carb. with…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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