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Hydra-Matic with some problems

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark S Anderson 9 hours ago. 6 Replies

today was a black saturday: my 1964 Caddy "baby" only drives in the first gear and reverse. so I drained the oil (6 liters - not drained the converter) , pulled off the pan and the filter. just dirt…Continue

valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Tor Sep 27. 51 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

 

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Mark S Anderson replied to Robert Tor's discussion Hydra-Matic with some problems
"i misspoke. you can't adjust the band on the jetaway, apparently.  It can be done on the th400 by changing the length of the pin, but this isn't really too important, since it's only for overrun.  It may still even work,…"
9 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion Hydra-Matic with some problems
"If the trans is two quarts down these trans do not shift as they should  Thought it odd that the trans was full and you added fluid and improved a problem  Are you checking the fluid level with the car at operating temp and running at an…"
13 hours ago
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion Hydra-Matic with some problems
"Hi Mark (and others), you wrote "The band is indeed loose, and probably contributed some of the material at the bottom of the pan, but that can be easily adjusted, and doesn't have anything to do with the symptoms you described". Does…"
17 hours ago
Mark S Anderson replied to Robert Tor's discussion Hydra-Matic with some problems
"Russ, have a look at the video on youtube, it's very clearly a hydramatic.  You can see the band from the bottom which, on a th400, you'd see the valve body only, and also you can see in the vid that it has a square pan, a separate…"
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Russ Austin replied to Robert Tor's discussion Hydra-Matic with some problems
"Robert, what is the shifter lever pattern in the car? Just want to verify you do indeed have the Hydromatic and not the Turbo Hydromatic."
yesterday
Mark S Anderson replied to Robert Tor's discussion Hydra-Matic with some problems
"I looked at the video, and the black 'material' is friction clutch or metal, showing some internal wear.The band is indeed loose, and probably contributed some of the material at the bottom of the pan, but that can be easily adjusted, and…"
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Hydra-Matic with some problems

today was a black saturday: my 1964 Caddy "baby" only drives in the first gear and reverse. so I drained the oil (6 liters - not drained the converter) , pulled off the pan and the filter. just dirt in the pan - no major "material". but the (I think it is) the band is loose and the pipe for the filter also. is this normal? and what about the missing second, third and fourth gears? any ideas? (click the link for the video) thanks, Robert…See More
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Robert Tor replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"Cool Tim. I "only" play electronic bass. This pick I use sometimes, when my fingers are hurt...The only reason, why I have not put in the pertronix is: when this system does not work, you can do nothing at all. For my case, because I am…"
Sep 27
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Hi guys, here's a short update in what was happening. In June I was in Croatia with my caravan. I "only" had a problem with my self-refurbished fuel pump. When the engine was hot, the new diaphragm could not built the required…"
Sep 27
Robert Tor replied to Tim Walterson's discussion Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?
"Hi Tim (and others), I had the same problem with the resistance wire last week. My car runs terrible. So I decided to take a closer look at this wire. While the engine was running it was so hot, that I couldn't touch it longer than half a…"
Sep 27
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

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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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Rear main Follow up replacement and repair,,

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 1 hour ago. 13 Replies

Well, got it all together,, Jason, i was looking in the wrong chapter in the manual on the starter,, got that figured out.  everything hooked back upGot it put back together, started up, and oil…Continue

Tranny Problem??

Started by Ron Collins in General Discussion. Last reply by Ron Collins 8 hours ago. 25 Replies

Hello All,Took the car in for front end alignment and car remains at facility. The tech drove the car into bay and returned it to the same spot that I drove into. Paid for work and was ready to drive…Continue

Hydra-Matic with some problems

Started by Robert Tor in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Mark S Anderson 9 hours ago. 6 Replies

today was a black saturday: my 1964 Caddy "baby" only drives in the first gear and reverse. so I drained the oil (6 liters - not drained the converter) , pulled off the pan and the filter. just dirt…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

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driveshaft help

Posted by wayne weaver on October 9, 2019 at 4:41pm 1 Comment

can anyone help me with a driveshaft ? I have a 1963 Cadillac 62 series 4dr with the hydro-matic trans. I need the male splined shaft on the front of the rear driveshaft section. the piece with the nut attached by clip.id be willing to buy a shaft if its not horribly priced.

Dash removal

Posted by Jake Mickley on October 9, 2019 at 12:06am 9 Comments

Hello everyone,

On a 63 CDV, if a guy wanted to remove the entire dash to get all the metal painted, and do some other things behind there, how would he go about doing that?  I checked here and the shop manual, but can't find a complete guide.

As always, and help or direction is appreciated.  Thanks!

--Jake

Introducing myself

Posted by Gary Marchand on October 7, 2019 at 9:32pm 8 Comments

Thanks for letting me join the club.  Picked up this ‘64 Coupe Deville a few months ago out of Beverly MA, the car has few stickers on it from various Cadillac clubs, didn’t know if anyone might recognize it from it’s “Glory days.” Everything seems pretty healthy except for the body and some very Mickey Mouse repairs, was wondering if anyone had any leads on…

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Carter AFB carburetor question

Posted by Ray Schick on October 7, 2019 at 8:29pm 8 Comments

3655S carb, and a 3656S carb .I know the difference is one is for A/C and the other in for a non A/C car . Now the question is : can I use the carb bowl from the A/C car on the non A/C car ? They look the same set up next to each other

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