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front engine pulley removal

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom servas Sep 23. 26 Replies

Am removing the front cover on our 64 engine with AC. Have all 6 bolts that hold the pulley onto the damper removed, can wiggle the pulley BUT it will not come fully off the damper, Is there…Continue

decorative stainless plates

Started Aug 27 0 Replies

Any know what this plate if for. Removed a pair from the front door panel that was incorrectly installed on our 64 convertible. Plates are stainless and about 2 3/4 " by 5" with a welded extension in…Continue

fender belt line trim moulding removal

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom servas Jun 28. 4 Replies

Well I finally located a nice front fender side(belt line) trim molding to replace the beat up one on the passenger side of our 64 Convertible.Question is:: how do I remove the existing trim piece…Continue

64 Convertible rear seat back

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom servas May 24. 4 Replies

Hello , I am re- installing the rear seats in our 64 Convertible and looking for verification of how high/low to install the seat back. Can anyone show a photo of their rear  (upright portion) seat…Continue

 

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tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"I am removing the front cover so I can see --  and get to a length of the bolt equivalent to the width of the front cover. Looking to getting a vice grip or pipe wrench onto the remnants of the bolt. Decided to take off the front cover rather…"
Sep 23
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"See Jason video on  engine broken bolt removal  The key is the correct kind of drill bit and a set of E-Z Out tools will get it done  Once the center of the bolt is drilled out it releases the bolt easily  A good chance once the…"
Sep 23
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"We were lucky enough to find the 62 as a convertible as well as the 64. The 62 is totally original ,in storage since 78. I currently have it in a garage and hope to get to it once this 64 is drivable. 62 is olympic white,soft ray glass,power vent…"
Sep 22
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"The 64 and 62 have been my own personal favorite Classic Antique Cadillac of all time myself  Both were convertibles with air  Enjoy "
Sep 22
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"Already have the manual for the 64 and our 62 Deville' and find them to be very helpful. Have also found that asking questions from those who have already done work on these old Cadillacs to be extremely helpful as well. Been spending time to…"
Sep 22
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"Tom  Do take the time to get a service manual for your year Cadillac  Everyone need this who owns and works on one of our cars  It will be one of the best possible tools to aid you in your repairs when ever needed and then there is…"
Sep 22
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"It will be necessary to check —the impeller placement of the  new water pump on its shaft depending on the brand used  There was a bad run of  new water pumps coming out of the box for a while that would make the engine run hot…"
Sep 22
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"If you do need a new timing chain and gears you will be experiencing a whole new level of smooth power and performance from your engine  Those parts are truly the heart of the engines  valve timing and performance  If anyone has a…"
Sep 22
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"Thanks Jason. And both of our cylindrical surfaces look just fine. Will get to actually removing the front cover Monday. Fuel pump is off, left the oil pump on/in the cover, left the new water pump on the front cover, will back out the two studs,…"
Sep 22
Jason Edge replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
Sep 22
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"Russ, At the front end of the crank shaft the surface is a shiny brass colored finish. Take a look at the photo i posted yesterday at IMG 1353 JPG."
Sep 22
Russ Austin replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"Remove the distributor and fuel pump.  Take the 2 front studs out of the oil pan also. Not sure what you mean by a metal sleeve. The balancer comes off and that exposes the crank end."
Sep 22
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"Next step is getting to get the front cover off. All to get to a broken water pump bolt that is stuck in the block.  So the oil pump comes off in the front cover right? Lost my timing mark, line up a bit, when removing the damper, will want to…"
Sep 21
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"Mission accomplished here looks like  Nice work  Enjoy"
Sep 21
tom servas replied to Samuel's discussion ‘64 Sedan DeVille Power Windows
"There is a relay located in the drivers side kick panel to the left of the brake pedal. It feeds the drivers side three way switch under certain circumstances."
Sep 21
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion front engine pulley removal
"Removed the pulley and the damper-- thanks for the help. Tom"
Sep 21

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
64 deville convertible
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rear turn signal bulbs

Posted on November 28, 2017 at 6:19pm 8 Comments

May be a simple question--What is the best way to replace the rear turn signal bulbs in the 64 deville convertible. What should be removed to get at the bulbs?

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STEERING GEAR

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Mark S Anderson 2 hours ago. 12 Replies

IN addition to the main seal leak,,which i am going to tackle again tomorrow,i also have a leak in what seems to be the steering gear.  I have checked to connections from the pump, and its dry on…Continue

What front springs to use to level car back out after an LS swap?

Started by Richard Biele in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 9 hours ago. 0 Replies

I see other members have put LS engines into their cars. I am wondering what springs you put in afterwards. I cannot determine the height due to the car having a front end fire (how I ended up with…Continue

2020 Cadillac calendars.

Started by Russ Austin in General Discussion 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

I just got in the 2020 Classic Cadillac calendars.  12 months of 63-64…Continue

Henry Leland- founder of Cadillac and Lincoln

Started by Kurt in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 23 hours ago. 2 Replies

Here's a good article about Henry Leland. I had heard bits & pieces of his story over the years but didn't know all these details.…Continue

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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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