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Sticking Valve ?

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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Added by Tyler on September 24, 2015 at 7:45pm — 2 Comments

Carburetor

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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Added by Tyler on August 26, 2015 at 3:50pm — 34 Comments

trunk to bumper filler

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?

Added by Tyler on July 7, 2015 at 9:09pm — 2 Comments

BIG News!

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

Added by Tyler on July 1, 2015 at 11:08pm — 3 Comments

Parts wanted to finish a 3 year restoration !

Replacment tailight bezels?


Rear passenger side license lense with chrome?

6 way power seat motor?

Replacement door panel dash pads

Passenger side fender molding.

Added by Tyler on March 19, 2015 at 9:30pm — 6 Comments

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1964 Interior AC/Heater Box Removal

Started by Travis in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Travis 12 minutes ago. 4 Replies

Newby question here!  I've read through the shop manual and as many threads as I could find on here, but I'm still stumped on exactly how to remove the interior plastic Heater/AC box from my 64 SDV…Continue

Tags: vacuum, mode, door, box, a/c

Burning Rubber

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 21 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Out of curiosity,, is the 63 64 engine capable of burning rubber off of a stop light?   Not a hold the brake and rev up and release, but from a stop, to burn rubber power?I know mine wont because i…Continue

Ordering Polyurethane Replacement Trailing Arm Bushings

Started by Dan McNarry in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 8 hours ago. 2 Replies

There seems to be growing interest in the poly bushings. In order for me to keep track of who wants bushings, please send me a message along with or in lieu of a reply to either this thread or the…Continue

bucket seat covers

Started by Joseph Pagliuca in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Bobby Brown 10 hours ago. 3 Replies

looking for leather seat covers for bucket seats In a 1964 Cadillac Eldorado convertibleContinue

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How to sensibly deal with the Corona Virus

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on March 14, 2020 at 5:02pm 6 Comments

https://theamericanscholar.org/covid-19-a-primer/

I found this very helpful, written by a knowledgeable authority in public health. 

Remember, Viruses are not spread by Cadillacs so get out and drive!


Safe & Healthy travels. 

Jeff Kinzler

1963 Eldorado convertible boot

Posted by Les Eastling on February 27, 2020 at 10:33am 1 Comment

I need a used convertible boot for a 63 Cadillac convertible - condition or color is not an issue since it will be used as a pattern for making a new one. One from either a 62 series convertible or an Eldorado would work. I know I am searching for hen's teeth here... but you never know unless you ask!

Looking for 63 Convertible / Coupe rear side trim

Posted by Gene McIlroy on January 24, 2020 at 12:18pm 0 Comments

Want to find a good straight dent free rear side trim for my 1963 Convertible.  I have both sides but they do not match.  Wanting to get them to match.  I am attaching a photo of the two trim sided that I have really wanting the squared off trim if I can get it.  Let's see what you have,…

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