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valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 May 16. 50 Replies

Hi everbody, I've just uploaded a video in YouTube. It would be nice, if "somebody" takes a look and an ear to the sound. Here's the text: ""coldstart" by 20 degrees celsius outside temperature.…Continue

Cruise Control - Perfect Circle

Started May 15, 2018 0 Replies

Because the lower "keyed" cable from the transmission to the power unit (Jason, thanks for the pic) is so rare and (I think) expensive and is not reproduced, I found a way to solve the problem and…Continue

Engine Oil Cooler

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 May 8, 2018. 22 Replies

Hi guys, has anybody experiences in installing an engine oil cooler? Since I've mounted a hitch (see pics) for towing my caravan the engine is getting hotter than normally - the temp display needle…Continue

Fixing the leaking mechanical fuel pump

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Feb 25, 2017. 7 Replies

Hi everybody. Meanwhile I put in an electrical pump for 28 bucks just to drive the car and it works perfect. Now the mechanical pump is fixed for about 33 bucks (for a sheet of diaphragm material).…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Robert  sounds like oil pressure is working on spec which is always the best news after  engine work  is completed  hope you enjoy many miles of trouble free driving —on the rebuilt engine as you are off to a very good…"
May 16
Jason Edge replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"I'm just not sure how the shorter filter would provide better oil pressure, unless a shorter filter implies a more restrictive design?  I think the filter would fill up quicker when dry and potentially save a second or two on oil…"
May 16
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Tony, this is also my thought. This combination is not good. After running my engine the first time to operating temperature, I've changed the oil and the (long) filter. I've cranked it again and the oil pressure was even better than…"
May 15
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"I like it too !"
May 15
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Hi Russ, I've just ordered the original shorter oil filter. Thanks for this comment!"
May 15
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"You have your car since new? Wow! Unbelievable! Thanks for this! Robert"
May 15
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Robert It appears you have a mixture of the thick rear axel grease ( bearing coating ) and the motor oil of your choice in your crankcase after the engine start up That may be having the effect of increasing the present oils thickness to some…"
May 14
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Russ Like your thought on going to the smaller oil filter to improve oil pressure Enjoy"
May 14
Russ Austin replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Put the shorter oil filter on. People have reported better oil pressure with the shorted oil filter."
May 14
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Robert The oil light should be on for 3-4 sec ( or2-3 ) that is just normal for my 64 and these cars Have my car since new Your oil pressuse numbers are also normal as they should be All is well --as i see it regarding oil pressure numbers I like…"
May 13
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"some more pics. Compression test (in bar) and the back side of the "one and only" old rod bearing."
May 13
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"So, it's me again. I found out, that it was not (only) the valve train. The rod bearings were worn. I had put in new ones (.030). It took a long time before I found out which size I needed. The old bearings were "Clevite 77 CB 472 P"…"
May 13
Mark Geertsma replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Hi Robert, Have used both, but prefer 15W40 over 10W30. Less “sweating”."
Mar 19
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Hi Mark, the Kroon oil classic is available in Germany. So I think, I'll use this (10W30 or 15W40?) oil the next time before "riding" to Croatia this year. The oil, that I'm now using (5W50 synthetic with the additive) forces my…"
Mar 19
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Russ Thank you for your info on the oil pressure problem at idle --repair Great stuff to know and share my friend Such a very easy repair to correct a possible very serious possible engine damaging issue I remember a story about someone driving to…"
Mar 19
Russ Austin replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"It took less than10 min to get the front of the car up on jack stands and remove the 4 bolts to the oil pump end cap. Clean up the gasket surfaces and put the good end cap back on.  Instead of packing the gears with vasoline, I just took the…"
Mar 19

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Series 62 4-Window
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CLC 2019 Grand National - Louisville, Kentucky, June 11-15, 2019

Started by Jason Edge in General Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 5 hours ago. 33 Replies

1963/64 Cadillac Chapter 2019 Grand National Page www.2019GN.6364Cadillac.com…Continue

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1963 trunk latch pin

Started by Daniel Grande in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 14 hours ago. 0 Replies

I have a coupe deville and my trunk driver side came off looks like the pin came out of the latch I got pin and trunk out but for the love of me cant figure how the pin goes bk in came someone please…Continue

Comfort Control and voltage from the voltage regulator or alternator

Started by Christian Doerk in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 20 hours ago. 0 Replies

I probably currently have a similar problem like Sam G in this post:…Continue

Tags: alternator, transducer, regulator, voltage, Control

courtesy light wiring

Started by Andy Kalnins in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Mark S Anderson yesterday. 16 Replies

My right rear door courtesy light has two wires- a solid red and a black w/ white stripe. What puzzles me is that both wires have voltage across them when the key is turned to the left or right. To…Continue

Tags: wiring, light, courtesy

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Cadillac Returns to its Roots Under New Leadership

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on May 1, 2019 at 12:30am 3 Comments

Cadillac’s new boss says they should stop trying to build BMWs and go back to building Cadillacs again.

What do you think? 

https://carbuzz.com/news/cadillac-finally-admits-what-everyone-knew-for-years

Radiator And Shrouds

Posted by Dominic Salemi on April 24, 2019 at 3:36pm 1 Comment

Hello

Anyone have a decent radiator and shrouds and hardware for a 1964 Cadillac deville. I have an alum. radiator and I'm deciding on to fix it or back to the original one. If I fix it I won't need parts.

Thanks

64 Recirc/Fresh Air Door Actuator replaced; FROM THE INSIDE.

Posted by Norman Silverman on February 4, 2019 at 11:21pm 8 Comments

I am happy to report that I have successfully replaced the Fresh Air/Recirc door actuator that is located on the blower box-and have done so without having to remove the blower box. I did it by taking out the glove box and attacking it from the back.  It took several days, LOTS of patience and some band-aids, but it is done. THE most difficult part -BY FAR- is to remove and then replace the screw that sits on the actuator arm, connecting it to the fresh…

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