"Yes, it's in Peoria. Price - give me a fair offer of what it's worth for someone who wants a 429 and trans for a rebuild. It ran and I drove it from Long Beach, CA to Flagstaff, AZ. Leaked a ton of oil. If memory serves it has an…"
Hi Russ! I would love to see you put a "Big Cad" into one of your '63-64 cars. While not for the meek and mild, the conversion is a definite improvement, keeps the car "all Cadillac" and eases the sourcing of parts when you are on vacation 500 miles from home and your fuel pump dies!
I have attached a link from the company where I bought the crate motor. Of course they published this years AFTER I did the job so mine was trial, error, cuss, cuss, cuss and then success!
This lays out the swap up to 1962 but our frames are very similar to the '62 and I can honestly say 90% of the mods described within are valid. Good luck, let me know how else I can help!
Hello all, my question pertains to interior of a recent barn find. A 1963 cadillac sedan with 16000 original miles. Unfortunately it had mice in the car, so of course the whole interior which is…Continue
I've been thinking about upgrading to the CPP front disc brake kit for my 64. I'm running the wheel vintiques 15x6" Cadillac wire wheel. The brake kit says must use with a disc brake compatible…Continue
I will be replacing the starter solenoid tomorrow (actually my mechanic will do the work, I'll just supervise). In checking the FSM electrical schematic and chapter verbiage, I don't see anything that looks like (or is referred to as) a starter Relay. It seems the Starter Solenoid serves the function and there's no separate relay. Right or Wrong?
I believe the starter solenoid has gone bad in my 64 DeVille. When I turn the key, often all I get is a click, then if I try a few times again the starter turns perfectly. All battery cables are on tight and the battery is good. So, I believe this problem is the solenoid. Where do I buy the right solenoid and is it necessary to remove the starter in order to swap it out? …