I picked up a 64 Sedan DeVille, which had sat since 2006 before getting aquired by a dealer this year. Dealer said car started right up but got no oil pressure, so he shut it down and brought it to…Continue
"Should not have to go between slats to get to release lever, it should be accessible by reaching under the painted center bar of the grill. Lever has some adjustment, also your upper grill section has some adjustment and it may need to be adjusted…"
"Car looks great!
I got standard springs for my 64 Fleetwood from Springs and Things USA made, good price and very happy with them, correct and level ride height.
Don't know if you are planning to, but be prepared to replace control arm…"
"Thanks for the heads up.
I don't think the silicone guy was in the oil pump, there was no silicone on oil pump cover and the pump gears looked old with some grooves on the edges. I found no debris when I removed the valve. I think the…"
"It looks like the Antique Cadillac you would be purchasing --is only as good as the mechanical skills of the cars prior owner or owners Tha crazy amount of silicone is a perfect example of a driveway hobby mechanic gone astray Not as easy as it SB…"
"One odd thing --that has happened regarding oil pressure comes to mind You will loose your oil pressure if a valve in the oil pump get debri in it This would usually happen after some machine work is done on the aluminum front engine cover ---oil…"
"A perfect reason why it is not advised to use a lot of sealant material on the engine gaskets To much overflow can block fluid passages Use as little sealant as is possible
Mostly to hold the gaskets in place so they do not shift when installing…"
"You are looking at the original stock teflon coated cam gear In the picture You want to change that for an all metal one as these are known to come apart over time and miles -- i see stress cracks in the one in the picture The teflon breaks and…"
Hi Allam putting the 63 Convertible back togetheram currently putting the front goodies oni have operating turn signals but no cornering lightsi jumped power directly from the battery....they both…Continue
I do need to —-openly appogize —-to Jason Edge for being the problem —-I can sometimes be we worked out our issues and all I can say is we are extremely fortunate to have him as Web Master of this…Continue
I removed both 7 nipple vacuum valves and called my buddy who owns a machine shop. Tomorrow we'll re-surface the valve faces and then I'll reinstall them. HOWEVER, the one that comes out easily and comes apart with no rivet is on the Power module side. It installs on one side with a small bolt, and on the other it is held on by a clip, WHICH IS MISSING ON MY CAR. I am going to assume it is the same clip that is used on the Control Module side. Anybody got one? Happy…