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Broken spring

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Oct 19. 20 Replies

I think I might have a broken rear spring. Took the car for quick test drive today and sent little bump I hit, I could hear a thud like it was bottoming out. Come to see when I got home, the driver…Continue

Hanging doors

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Jun 7, 2018. 1 Reply

Anyone know how to hang these doors by yourself. Any tricks?Continue

Rear Crossmember

Started Jun 11, 2015 0 Replies

Does Anyone have a picture of the rear cross-member underneath the trunk? It goes from each side of the car acts like a body support. Its welded on top of the horizontal peace of the frame where the…Continue

lower front bumper ends??

Started this discussion. Last reply by William Cameron Oct 23, 2015. 16 Replies

Well friends, i too have become a victim of the rotted front bumper ends. my body shop cannot locate one for a year and half. If anyone has a lower driver side bumper bucket for 1964  that it car…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"All on market are the same bushings as only one company makes them no matter what supplier you use —- Junk  Enjoy "
Oct 19
Tyler replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"Just priced bushings on OPGI and its nearly $400 just for the bushings. Smh"
Oct 19
Tyler replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"Thanks again wow this club is awesome"
Oct 19
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"Dans contact info is in —Part Supplies — in the header under Dan’s control arms  Your very best solution for those bushing replacements  Dan is a SUPER  CAR GUY and amazing engineer  Enjoy "
Oct 19
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"Yes  Dan McNarry makes new arms with poly bushings that are not stock but stronger and not easy to see because they are under the car  They are the only true bushing replacement  solution we now have at this time that will give you…"
Oct 19
Tyler replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"Well thanks for the tip. Do have to replace the whole control arm?"
Oct 19
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"You are very welcome  If you are talking about replacing the trailing arm bushings let me know as I can steer you in the right direction as there is a Major issue regarding replacement trailing arm bushings on our car at this point in…"
Oct 19
Tyler replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"I'm guessing its a combination of all the above. The exhaust hitting the shock looks more like the culprit. I'll need to replace the bushings anyway there all cracked anyway. Appreciate your help kind sir"
Oct 19
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"Be sure nothing is interfering with the shocks travel on the sagging side as you said something about a muffler clamp making contact  Enjoy "
Oct 19
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
" Looks like you shocks are moving freely from that test Take it for a spin when and if you can and see how it drives and sits after that ride  Drive the car very close to home and see how all feels and looks  If something was bonding…"
Oct 19
Tyler replied to Walt Timmerman's discussion vacuum canister
"Mines 64 and didn't have A/C. Just noticed I have no vacuum cannisters on this car as well. But thats for another discussion. Somebody really went to town under this car. "
Oct 19
Tyler replied to Walt Timmerman's discussion vacuum canister
"Yeah I still have it. Someone cut the lines and just ran the powersteering lines right back to the gear box. How do I hook it back in? Is there diagram in the service manual on how it should look? Thanks"
Oct 19
Tyler replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"Tony, Did what you said on each corner at the tail light bezel and it seems to respond pretty quick. The shocks were done when I bought the car about 6 years ago and never really had any miles  put on it since I'm still restoring it. "
Oct 19
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"Tyler  You can push  down —and pull up —-the back  of the car from the bumper( or body )  in a given corner to activate the shock absorbers motion which may give you a feel for how it is working or is not…"
Oct 19
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tyler's discussion Broken spring
"Mark  My first thought was a damaged ( not working correctly  )  shock before reading your post just because the car came back up and came up to the correct height removing the sagging corner  The spring is wants to push that…"
Oct 19
Tyler replied to Walt Timmerman's discussion vacuum canister
"What that cooler bolted to his fender in this picture. I have this in a box it was removed from the car. Maybe I should have this hooked up?"
Oct 19

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Sedan De Ville fordor hardtop
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64 Cadillac

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Sticking Valve ?

Posted on September 24, 2015 at 7:45pm 2 Comments

OKay i hjvae 64 deville turbo trans. recently installed a Holley 600 cfm carb to it after the intake manifold was fixed by deleting choke tube. but because i put new heat riser on years ago and it was pricey i didnt cover the exhaust ports up to the intake. just installed new vacuum advance and ignitor 1 ignition module. But the carb and ignition seem to be okay but the fluctuating manifold vacuum ( 18 to 21 HG fluctuating) i keep getting is telling me there is a sticking valve. OR i missed…

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Carburetor

Posted on August 26, 2015 at 3:50pm 34 Comments

Well my friends looking for a little advice. the old Rochester has well; seen better days.it leaks around all the gaskets after i just replaced them all. I have a 600 cfm Holley off an old Mopar thinking about putting it on the 64 SDV. Just wondering if anyone has experimented with the holleys on these cars? it wokrs great on the Mopar 360 cubic inch just not sure about the spacers and gaskets i need. A question for jason is did you use JB weld for the choke tube hole or whats your thoughts…

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trunk to bumper filler

Posted on July 7, 2015 at 9:09pm 2 Comments

Does anyone know if there is a peace that goes between the bumper and the trunk. So you can't see down to the road when you open the trunk. Mine doesnt have anything wondered if there should be?

BIG News!

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 11:08pm 3 Comments

Picked my car up today from the body shop after it had been there 3 years and still not done.strapped her down drove and hour and wouldn't you know?.... I managed to puncture the fuel tank with the tow hook. So I m probably I need of a new fuel tank. I checked out OPGI there's aren't exactly factory. I figured I would come ask the only place there is to ask about a caddy. If anyone out there can. Tell me where to find a new tank or can I get my old fixed. Please me know.

P.s. The hole is… Continue
 
 
 

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Intake manifold gasket leak

Started by Joe DiIaconi in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hello Cat's & Kitten's :) Happy Turkey Day ! I believe I have an intake manifold leak. The last time I bought an intake manifold gasket with the chock port blocked from Olson's gasket's. This…Continue

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter & Website Members!

Started by Jason Edge in General Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 14 hours ago. 3 Replies

Earlier Fall Picture with 'Dino'I just wanted to wish all of our US…Continue

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 19 hours ago. 0 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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Dipstick tube

Started by JOHN V SCHILLACI in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 3 Replies

Hello, Does anyone know off hand if the dipstick tube can be changed without the removal of the oil pan?  It's a 1964 Cadillac De Ville ConvertibleContinue

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Picture of ignition switch

Posted by Cees de Bunje on November 27, 2020 at 6:20am 0 Comments

Does anyone have a close-up picture of the ignitionswitch with keys in it made in landscape format? Switch must be in dashboard. Many thanks in advance. Cees.

1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special / transmission dipstick needed

Posted by Pablo on September 20, 2020 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

How are you doing folks, I’m looking for a transmission dipstick, any info I will appreciated, thank you very much

1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge

Posted by Steven on September 16, 2020 at 9:23am 1 Comment

Hello,

 Does anyone know were I can buy a 1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge or is there any other hinge that would fit? 

Thanks

Steven

Bad Guage?

Posted by Karl Schwarz on August 26, 2020 at 3:08pm 6 Comments

So I am troubleshooting my fuel gauge issue. I bought a new sender and tested it. It  it goes from 1-ohm (empty) to 35-ohm (full). When I test it (outside the tank), when the float is in the up (full) position it only moves the gauge to about 1/2 full. When at the bottom (empty) position the gauge shows empty. This is the same issue I have when I fill and then use the gas in the tank - the gauge never reads ore than half full. Based on what I've read on this thread it would seem like the…

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