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Starter motor knocking

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Schneider Jan 23, 2017. 2 Replies

Hi all,First start of the motor didn't go so well. First problem (amongst others) is a knocking sound that appears to be coming from the starter. I removed the inspection cover and sandwich plate,…Continue

Carb vacuum T-piece fitting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Feb 3, 2017. 12 Replies

Does anyone have a part number for the vacuum fitting at the back of the carburetor? It has a male end for the carb, a female fitting for the transmission vacuum line, and a hose fitting for the…Continue

WTB: 429 3/4" OD rigid heater return pipe

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Dec 28, 2016. 4 Replies

As I discovered while rebuilding my 429, the rigid heater return pipe that runs underneath the manifold is missing on my car. If anyone has a spare in good condition I'm interested in buying.…Continue

Master A/C (Steamboat) Switch Vac Lines

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anders Dec 28, 2016. 2 Replies

G'day all,Can anyone shed some light on where the vacuum lines for the Steamboat switch connect to? I'm having trouble identifying it on the vacuum diagrams in the shop manual.RickContinue

 

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Ricky Tee replied to Anders's discussion 63/64 Cadillacs in the movies
"Rico's car is the reason I bought my 64. Turino Turquoise with white trim. I even managed to find a Cowboy Cadillac plate on Ebay."
May 31
Ricky Tee replied to john chalk's discussion Head came off now will not idle
"Thanks Russ. I’ve neglected to reinstall the shim when I put the manifold and carb back on, probably explains why the idle is very up and down."
Apr 15
Ricky Tee replied to john chalk's discussion Head came off now will not idle
"Quick question, should there be gasket cement (sealant) on both sides of the shim?"
Apr 14
Ricky Tee commented on Jason Edge's blog post Dip Stick Tube: Removing from Engine Block Without Damaging
"Haha, thanks Anders. If I knew all this earlier I would have fixed it whilst the engine was still apart. But I got the engine back from the machine shop all re-assembled except for the dipstick tube, which the mechanic had broken while trying to…"
Dec 17, 2017
Ricky Tee commented on Jason Edge's blog post Dip Stick Tube: Removing from Engine Block Without Damaging
"Even in the illustration in the 64 Shop Manual you can see that the dipstick tube is bent at an angle."
Dec 16, 2017
Ricky Tee commented on Jason Edge's blog post Dip Stick Tube: Removing from Engine Block Without Damaging
"“Well there’s ya problem!”  I removed the sump today, the stick was nowhere near where it should have been. Bent the tube by levering it with a flathead screwdriver, now the dipstick slides in and out easily. Now I just need…"
Dec 16, 2017
Ricky Tee commented on Jason Edge's blog post Dip Stick Tube: Removing from Engine Block Without Damaging
"No I don’t think it’s the tube that hits, because I can take the dipstick out and run the motor no worries. But if I put the dipstick back in, it rattles like a bastard and puts a noticeable bend in the stick."
Nov 26, 2017
Ricky Tee commented on Jason Edge's blog post Dip Stick Tube: Removing from Engine Block Without Damaging
"When I pop the oil pan off I'll take some photos. This is a brand new tube from Caddy Daddy but using the original dipstick "
Nov 26, 2017
Ricky Tee commented on Jason Edge's blog post Dip Stick Tube: Removing from Engine Block Without Damaging
"Luckily I've got the car on the hoist still so it shouldn't be a problem. Pain in the bum, though."
Nov 26, 2017
Ricky Tee commented on Jason Edge's blog post Dip Stick Tube: Removing from Engine Block Without Damaging
"Problem was I received the engine back from the builder without the tube installed. I bought a new tube off the shelf and installed it. I think I may have to take the oil pan off and bend the tube. It's the same dipstick that was in the motor…"
Nov 26, 2017
Ricky Tee commented on Jason Edge's blog post Dip Stick Tube: Removing from Engine Block Without Damaging
"Re-visiting this thread because I've fired up my 429 recently for the first time after rebuild and my dipstick appears to be hitting (I assume) on the crank. The dipstick tube is brand new from Caddy Daddy as the engine builder broke the old…"
Nov 26, 2017

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 DeVille Convertible
Turino Turquoise and white trim.
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
No
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jetaway transmission internal pictures.

Started by Darris Loose in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Frank Murch 3 hours ago. 9 Replies

Looking for some help on a jetaway transmission. I had to replace the detent spring/roller on my transmission and to do that I had to remove the parking pawl assembly. Well apparently I did not look…Continue

63 radiator replacement?

Started by Dennis Mobley in General Discussion. Last reply by Dennis Mobley 11 hours ago. 9 Replies

I want to get my 63 to cool down better. It is a non ac car w/o a fan housing. It has a flex fan on it but the gauge goes to the middle in just a few miles. It has not over heated. I had the old…Continue

Power windows

Started by Keith Benning in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by John Himsel 12 hours ago. 11 Replies

Hello all, my 1964 62 series has pwindow problems. In 'emergency' not lock or normal I can put down drivers front and rear windows. In 'normal' on window switch nothing works. All wires going through…Continue

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How do you disassemble the Post (Code G diff)

Started by Frank Murch in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Frank Murch 14 hours ago. 3 Replies

I have a limited slip diff and want to strip it from the case and send it out for powder coating.  The axles are out, the brake plates are off, but I have not figured out how to get the guts out of…Continue

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Need correct Muffler for 64 DeVille

Posted by Norman Silverman on June 18, 2018 at 7:57pm 13 Comments

Hello all.

I need to replace the muffler on my 64 and the local shop does not have the correct one.

After looking on the web site's help section, I still don't see a recommended part/manufacturer or suggestion. 

What is the best solution to purchase for a stock, single system with 2 1/2 inch pipes, center in, offset out? 

Thanks.

Norm

64 Power Seat Transmission cleaning-it did the trick

Posted by Norman Silverman on June 16, 2018 at 5:36pm 4 Comments

Hello All.

I thought I'd post a little encouragement for those that might have an inoperative 6 way power seat in their car. The fix is relatively easy, and VERY cheap.

I just purchased an original (not re-painted, nor reupholstered) 64 Sedan De Ville 4 window. When I purchased it the front seat was adjusted forward and tilted down in front; two of the worst positions for me, so I had no choice but to attempt to repair it. 

Pushing the switch in each direction brought…

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Driver side door panel removal

Posted by Anthony Boles on June 16, 2018 at 9:32am 2 Comments

How is the door panel taken off to access the wiring harness 

Driver side door panel removal

Posted by Anthony Boles on June 16, 2018 at 8:16am 0 Comments

How is the door panel taken off to access the wiring harness 

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