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1964 sixty special fleetwood piston ring need help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 on Thursday. 1 Reply

Good morning, I just got an engine that needs piston rings , it’s a 429 cid , the measure of the piston is 104 14 according with the digital caliper, also the size of cylinder shows 105 01 , the…Continue

Help decoding engine block

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Dec 28, 2019. 6 Replies

I have a  64 caddy fleetwood 60 series, I found an engine block with # 46x 139936, I will like to know if it will fit my 64 fleetwood, thank youContinue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Pablo's discussion 1964 sixty special fleetwood piston ring need help
"Check with a local machine shop  They should have your answers Enjoy "
Thursday
Pablo posted a discussion

1964 sixty special fleetwood piston ring need help

Good morning, I just got an engine that needs piston rings , it’s a 429 cid , the measure of the piston is 104 14 according with the digital caliper, also the size of cylinder shows 105 01 , the question is what size of rings do I need? And where can I get them, thank you very much as always.
Wednesday
Pablo commented on Pablo's blog post 1967 Cadillac big block 429 engine
"Hello Russ, you have a long block 429 for my fleetwood 60 series? And where are you located?,  i will send you an email shortly, thanks"
Dec 30, 2019
Russ Austin commented on Pablo's blog post 1967 Cadillac big block 429 engine
"I have a running 64 engine with the correct crank. It does not have the exh manifolds.  I do not need your engine in exchange.  350.00 for my engine.   email me at  russ85747@hotmail.com"
Dec 30, 2019
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1967 Cadillac big block 429 engine

56E3B442-E281-4A9A-8533-7746B561A1AE.jpeg Hello everyone, I have a 1967 Cadillac 429 engine that I will like to trade for a 1964 fleetwood 60 special 429 engine, I’m located in Denver colorado, we can arrange delivery, If anybody interested please let me know, by the way, I will like to wish everyone a prosperous new year 2020. Thank you Jason for everything. See More
Dec 30, 2019
Jason Edge replied to Pablo's discussion Help decoding engine block
"Missed a digit.. meant 429.  The engine size. Edited and corrected. Just to add have the seller pope down to bottom left of engine block and give you the VIN # and you can tell exactly which series 62 this came out of. For more info on…"
Dec 28, 2019
Pablo replied to Pablo's discussion Help decoding engine block
"Thank you Jason, but what do you mean 1964 49 , I’m looking at the chart and there is no 49 on the prefix. "
Dec 28, 2019
Jason Edge replied to Pablo's discussion Help decoding engine block
"Hey, You nailed the engine unit #, and I filled in the blanks. Teamwork!"
Dec 27, 2019
Robert Alan Shannon replied to Pablo's discussion Help decoding engine block
"Dagnammit, I forgot about the different crankshafts  used in 64. Seems like I always forget something when  giving advice , much thanks Jason.  "
Dec 27, 2019
Jason Edge replied to Pablo's discussion Help decoding engine block
"As Robert indicated that engine is from a series 62. The biggest issue is it will have the Hydramatic crankshaft with the 3 3/16" raised mounting end for the Hydramatic drive plate. You need the 1964 49 with the Turbo Hydramatic crank with the…"
Dec 27, 2019
Robert Alan Shannon replied to Pablo's discussion Help decoding engine block
"Pablo , according to the info in the Help section  under Engine  Unit  Decoding , that block was intended for Series 62 coupes and sedans  W/O air conditioning, but I would think you could just swap over your thermostat…"
Dec 27, 2019
Pablo replied to Pablo's discussion Untitled
"Need help decoding an engine block number, I have a 64 Cadillac fleetwood 60 series, I found an engine with block# 46X 139936. I don’t know if that engine will fit my 64 fleetwood, any help will be appreciated "
Dec 27, 2019
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I have a  64 caddy fleetwood 60 series, I found an engine block with # 46x 139936, I will like to know if it will fit my 64 fleetwood, thank youSee More
Dec 27, 2019
Kevin Campbell commented on Pablo's blog post Need a 1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special long block or better engine
"OH well, that rules out fixing it."
Dec 24, 2019
Pablo commented on Pablo's blog post Need a 1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special long block or better engine
"Thanks for the advise, the engine that I have is crack, it has a hole in the block."
Dec 24, 2019
Kevin Campbell commented on Pablo's blog post Need a 1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special long block or better engine
"If the car has the original motor, could you rebuild it. Even if its not original, rebuilding what you have, means knowing what your getting. Second hand engines are always a gamble and they're not much fun to pull out, so even worse if the…"
Dec 24, 2019

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1967 Cadillac big block 429 engine

Posted on December 30, 2019 at 12:37am 2 Comments

56E3B442-E281-4A9A-8533-7746B561A1AE.jpeg Hello everyone, I have a 1967 Cadillac 429 engine that I will like to trade for a 1964 fleetwood 60 special 429 engine, I’m located in Denver colorado, we can arrange delivery, If anybody interested please let me know, by the way, I will like to wish everyone a prosperous new year 2020. Thank you Jason for everything. 

Need a 1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special long block or better engine

Posted on December 24, 2019 at 10:38am 3 Comments

Good morning and Merry Christmas, I’m in need of a 1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special long block or better engine, if any body has one or know where can I get one please help me by replying, thank you very very much

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At 10:11pm on December 16, 2019, Jason Edge said…

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At 11:39am on December 16, 2019, Tony and Ginny 429 said…

It would be a complicated engine change due to a change in the 67’s frame that required changes to a number of engine components under the hood  not making that engine an easy replacement in your case 

Basically to many thing need changing to make that a non complicated swap 

The simplest engine replacement for a 64 engine is to be rebuilding your current engine ( less labor intensive ) 

Any engine you use will need you to be sure your engine has the correct  crankshaft to match up to the current turbo transmission that is now behind the engine you now have in your model car 

Only certain models use the turbo 400 trans in 64 while all others use the  older Hydromatic trans that has a different engine crankshaft to match up to that trans 

It is best to have your current engine rebuilt in a 64 — for sure !

The 67 engine after a lot of additional labor required will also be devaluing the car as it is not the engine that belongs in that ride at time of sale often being a turn off to a buyer 

Buyer of our cars do know what they are looking for in most cases and the wrong engine in our year cars is not one of those desirable things to be seeing 

Enjoy 

At 10:55pm on December 15, 2019, Pablo said…

Hello everyone, I recently purchase a 64 fleetwood sixty special, I need to know if it will be possible to put a 67 big block into my 64 fleetwood, Thanks for any help

 
 
 

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