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Vapor Lock and how to fix it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Aug 19, 2019. 8 Replies

I have a 64 Deville Convertible, keep running into the same problem - vapor lock on hot days. So far I have rebuilt the carburetor , new gas tank , but when it sits in traffic on a hot day it will…Continue

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Converting generator to alternator for 64 caddy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clovis Jan 9, 2019. 5 Replies

Hello EveryoneThis site has been a wealth of info and I say thank youI want to convert my 64 caddy from a generator model to to an alternator. Any suggestions on1- correct alternator,2- wiring…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Richard McBurney's discussion Vapor Lock and how to fix it?
"For what it  is worth  I have never had any vapor lock issues with my 64 convertibles engine and have the car off the showroom floor all these years as it was my dads car ( one of his collection of 8 - 62-64 coupes and converts all…"
Aug 19, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Richard McBurney's discussion Vapor Lock and how to fix it?
"You can remove the rubberized shields over the A frames for the front tires to reduce engine bay heat ( if you still have them )  Mine are off for years and no debri from the tires has ever been a problem entering the engine bay  Is an old…"
Aug 18, 2019
Russ Austin replied to Richard McBurney's discussion Vapor Lock and how to fix it?
"Check the float level, as it could be set to low. The fuel will boil of faster with a low fuel level in the bowl."
Aug 18, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Richard McBurney's discussion Vapor Lock and how to fix it?
"All you can do to reduce under hood temps should help your problem  A bad clutch fan or radiator that needs replacement  Coolant that is old and needs replacement  Lower the temp rating of your thermostat  195 to 180 — 180…"
Aug 18, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Richard McBurney's discussion Vapor Lock and how to fix it?
"Even if the carb was rebuilt it is still to stock specs and not recalibrated for the fuel ( ethanol ) you are now burning in the engine  Enjoy "
Aug 18, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Richard McBurney's discussion Vapor Lock and how to fix it?
"Does your engine run hotter than it should  causing higher under hood temps that may be causing  or adding to the  vapor lock issue ? A lean running engine will run hotter than it should be  A plug check would show plugs burning…"
Aug 18, 2019
Anders replied to Richard McBurney's discussion Vapor Lock and how to fix it?
"Dual post, remove please"
Aug 18, 2019
Anders replied to Richard McBurney's discussion Vapor Lock and how to fix it?
"You have most likely not fitted the correct gaskets below the carburetor. However as our cars came with two different makes of carburetors you need to tell what you have. My guess though is that you have a Carter. They do have these problems if not…"
Aug 18, 2019
Kurt replied to Richard McBurney's discussion Vapor Lock and how to fix it?
"Wrapping the fuel line helped mine. With the ethanol in gasoline these days, it boils at a lower temperature than it use to. You can fine insulated tape for wrapping the fuel line at auto parts stores & elsewhere. It's not the prettiest…"
Aug 18, 2019
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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
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1964 deville Convertible
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The Australian Bushfires:.......

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt yesterday. 10 Replies

I know we have some Aussies on here and I have to say, Australia, is in a whole world of hurt at the moment, so do ya best to stay safe.Currently, in the southern states, 4 huge fire fronts, look…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

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

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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 4 Replies

I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so.  It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue

Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts on Friday. 3 Replies

Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer.  The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it.  I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments

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Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

AC/heater for 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville

Posted by Matias J. Adrogue on January 7, 2020 at 11:11am 9 Comments

Good morning!  I am Matias Adrogue.  I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details!  I call her “Jaws 64”.  Pics will be posted soon.  I need advise regarding a AC/heater.  It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work.  A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair.  I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts.  I read the great write…

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63 cadi conv

Posted by Merlino jean marc on December 31, 2019 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone 

As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.

I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually  I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find

The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…

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