James jacques's Blog – September 2013 Archive (6)

harmonic balancer

hey jason do u sell the washer also or just the bolt.and i also wanted to know if the bolt remains in the shaft once we put in on or does it come of. because my mechanic was asking me why i didnt have a bolt in the shaft i tought thats how the car came

Added by James jacques on September 30, 2013 at 12:06pm — 1 Comment

Heating

What can I use to check the temperature of my intake manifold

Added by James jacques on September 28, 2013 at 11:44pm — 2 Comments

Harmonic balancer screw

Can anyone tell me the size of the screw that goes inside the shaft. The book says installer screw J-21052-5 thanks

Added by James jacques on September 28, 2013 at 7:33pm — 2 Comments

need timing cover

hey Jason let me know if you or any one else have a timing cover for a 63. if so please let me know the price also. thanks

Added by James jacques on September 23, 2013 at 6:47pm — 5 Comments

oil pump casing

I recently cracked my oil pump casing. I wanted to know if it comes of or is it attached to the timing chain cover

Added by James jacques on September 10, 2013 at 4:09pm — 1 Comment

tranny needed for 63

hey Jason I was wondering if you had a good used tranny for my 63 coup

Added by James jacques on September 2, 2013 at 11:07pm — 2 Comments

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The Australian Bushfires:.......

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 23 hours ago. 10 Replies

I know we have some Aussies on here and I have to say, Australia, is in a whole world of hurt at the moment, so do ya best to stay safe.Currently, in the southern states, 4 huge fire fronts, look…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

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

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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 4 Replies

I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so.  It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue

Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts on Friday. 3 Replies

Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer.  The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it.  I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments

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Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

AC/heater for 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville

Posted by Matias J. Adrogue on January 7, 2020 at 11:11am 9 Comments

Good morning!  I am Matias Adrogue.  I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details!  I call her “Jaws 64”.  Pics will be posted soon.  I need advise regarding a AC/heater.  It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work.  A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair.  I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts.  I read the great write…

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63 cadi conv

Posted by Merlino jean marc on December 31, 2019 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone 

As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.

I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually  I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find

The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…

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