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Cruise Control - Perfect Circle

Started May 15 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. 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

"Surprise" under the valve compartment cover

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Oct 23, 2016. 38 Replies

Hello everybody, now I am starting my first discussion. So, I had to remove the hose from the pcv-valve. I could only remove the ventilator valve connector by removing the intake manifold, because…Continue

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Cruise Control - Perfect Circle

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 get this thing started. I bought a reproduced "upper" cable (power unit to speedometer) in the States and got another good used original (long) speedometer cable for free of a parts car from a friend of mine, to build one, that's fit on the connections either the power unit and the tranny. But the…See More
May 15
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"Jason Should we expect any less from-- MR Carnack ( THE MAGNIFICENT ) Edge --with the 64 CDV he hand built ---to absolute perfection I really do think ---NOT !!!!!!!!! Just cannot at all picture DINO smooking on the shoulder on the side of the…"
May 8
Jason Edge replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"The cruise head unit to speedometer cable is very similar to the regular trans to speedometer cable used in non-cruise equipped cars, except it is approximately 36" long versus 64" for the standard cable. The standard cable can be used as…"
May 8
Jason Edge replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"No.. I mean the outside temperature was in the 80's Fahrenheit. I believe it was about 85 Degrees most of the way.  The point was I drove the car 2 1/2 hrs, mostly at 75 mph, with temps around 85 degrees outside, (or about 29.4 degrees…"
May 8
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"Thanks for the picture. I didn't know how it looks like. Yes, please put me on the wait list. Is the upper cable different too? Do you have a picture of it? On thursday I'll invite a friend of mine who has 2 parts cars - one of it has/had…"
May 8
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"Jason, you mean 80's degrees Celsius. (nice pic)"
May 8
Ian Osborne replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"That is the reading my non a/c '63 has run at as long as I've had it. I call it the 5/16 mark."
May 6
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"Robert Looks to me you got some good recognition in your post and answers Enjoy"
May 6
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"A good number of miles --at a high rate of speed Good to see --Dino --doing so very well to be passing that performance test That Baby is performing --wonderfully ( and best paint too) Enjoy"
May 6
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"Robert Looks like you hsve the engine and trans temps under control with the towing and outside temps Good for you Enjoy"
May 6
Jason Edge replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"ps. I drove my 64 Coupe de Ville 172 miles Friday from Raleigh to Charlotte NC with the speed around 75 mph and temps in mid 80's and it pegged just over the 1/4 mark.. which is about par for the course:"
May 6
Jason Edge replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"Sounds like you have addressed any overheating issues.  Those are nice relatively cool temps!"
May 6
Jason Edge replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"The lower speedometer cable is very different, having a "keyed" end where it attaches to the head unit. I just sold my last one for now last month but can put you on my Wait List for another one. I do have the other top cable that goes…"
May 6
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"Hi guys, although none of you notices my post/comment or me, I'm telling you about my experiences on driving my car (with the caravan) on the highway through the mountains for about 200 miles at this very hot (86 degrees) weekend in Germany:…"
May 6
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"some more pics"
Apr 30
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion Engine Oil Cooler
"Meanwhile, I've done a lot of things: fixing (bridging) the not correct working fan clutch, changing the radiator, adding a tranny cooler (no line through the radiator), additional electrical fan with a relay/switch, new (aluminium) lines and…"
Apr 30

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1964 Series 62 4-Window
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question on oil pump priming and pressurets

Started by Tim Bobeck in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

hi everyone , I have a 63 coupe  that I have rebuilt the 390 engine. Long story short, after getting it all together and in the car, I started to prime to oil pump with a drill and socket, and I…Continue

My new project ( upper control arm bushing )

Started by Joe DiIaconi in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Joe DiIaconi 3 hours ago. 3 Replies

Has anyone found a good kit to replace all of the bushings including ball joints,  tie rod inner and outer, upper and lower control arm bushings, center link. I replace mine a couple years ago, but…Continue

My new project ( upper control arm bushing )

Started by Joe DiIaconi in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 9 hours ago. 1 Reply

Has anyone found a good kit to replace all of the bushings including ball joints,  tie rod inner and outer, upper and lower control arm bushings, center link. I replace mine a couple years ago, but…Continue

Radiator coolant

Started by Warwick smith in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 11 hours ago. 6 Replies

hican anyone tell me what is the common type and quantity of radiator coolant for my 1963 with a 390ci I have a standard copper radiator Continue

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where do I find a new and better motor?

Posted by john kilbourne on May 24, 2018 at 11:43am 11 Comments

My '64 convert is getting better, but the engine remains questionable. Starts and runs well enough, powerful, but I think I hear a main bearing banging, the balance is not great and I'd like to upgrade to fuel injection if I can.

Are there dependable remans available of good quality? Are new crate engines available? Will more advanced engines from newer years fit?

Also, please, the diff ratio is quite high, lots of RPMs compared to today's cars. Are there diffs with lower…

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1963 Cadillac DeVille

Posted by Sven on May 21, 2018 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Good morning community, I have this beautiful 1963 4 door for sale, asking cad$9999, that's about us$7750. I would bring it down south over the border to North Dakota or Minnesota.

If anyone is interested, feel free to ask questions.

Otherwise what are the best websites to sell classic cars in the states?



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camshaft

Posted by Dave Fundaburg on May 20, 2018 at 11:49am 1 Comment

Has anyone used the performance camshafts offered by Kanter or Isky if so how do you like the upgrade in general and how is the idle quality and vacuum for power accessories any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks.

Door jamb switchs

Posted by Anthony Boles on May 17, 2018 at 9:50am 9 Comments

I'm having problems with the door jamb switches,the interior lights will sometimes work or the interior lights will just stay on and run the battery down ,there's three black wires spliced together and one simgle black and white wire,what could be the problem. 

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