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valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 May 16. 50 Replies

Hi everbody, I've just uploaded a video in YouTube. It would be nice, if "somebody" takes a look and an ear to the sound. Here's the text: ""coldstart" by 20 degrees celsius outside temperature.…Continue

Cruise Control - Perfect Circle

Started May 15, 2018 0 Replies

Because the lower "keyed" cable from the transmission to the power unit (Jason, thanks for the pic) is so rare and (I think) expensive and is not reproduced, I found a way to solve the problem and…Continue

Engine Oil Cooler

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 May 8, 2018. 22 Replies

Hi guys, has anybody experiences in installing an engine oil cooler? Since I've mounted a hitch (see pics) for towing my caravan the engine is getting hotter than normally - the temp display needle…Continue

Fixing the leaking mechanical fuel pump

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Feb 25, 2017. 7 Replies

Hi everybody. Meanwhile I put in an electrical pump for 28 bucks just to drive the car and it works perfect. Now the mechanical pump is fixed for about 33 bucks (for a sheet of diaphragm material).…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Robert  sounds like oil pressure is working on spec which is always the best news after  engine work  is completed  hope you enjoy many miles of trouble free driving —on the rebuilt engine as you are off to a very good…"
May 16
Jason Edge replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"I'm just not sure how the shorter filter would provide better oil pressure, unless a shorter filter implies a more restrictive design?  I think the filter would fill up quicker when dry and potentially save a second or two on oil…"
May 16
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Tony, this is also my thought. This combination is not good. After running my engine the first time to operating temperature, I've changed the oil and the (long) filter. I've cranked it again and the oil pressure was even better than…"
May 15
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"I like it too !"
May 15
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Hi Russ, I've just ordered the original shorter oil filter. Thanks for this comment!"
May 15
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"You have your car since new? Wow! Unbelievable! Thanks for this! Robert"
May 15
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Robert It appears you have a mixture of the thick rear axel grease ( bearing coating ) and the motor oil of your choice in your crankcase after the engine start up That may be having the effect of increasing the present oils thickness to some…"
May 14
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Russ Like your thought on going to the smaller oil filter to improve oil pressure Enjoy"
May 14
Russ Austin replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Put the shorter oil filter on. People have reported better oil pressure with the shorted oil filter."
May 14
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Robert The oil light should be on for 3-4 sec ( or2-3 ) that is just normal for my 64 and these cars Have my car since new Your oil pressuse numbers are also normal as they should be All is well --as i see it regarding oil pressure numbers I like…"
May 13
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"some more pics. Compression test (in bar) and the back side of the "one and only" old rod bearing."
May 13
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"So, it's me again. I found out, that it was not (only) the valve train. The rod bearings were worn. I had put in new ones (.030). It took a long time before I found out which size I needed. The old bearings were "Clevite 77 CB 472 P"…"
May 13
Mark Geertsma replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Hi Robert, Have used both, but prefer 15W40 over 10W30. Less “sweating”."
Mar 19
Robert Tor replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Hi Mark, the Kroon oil classic is available in Germany. So I think, I'll use this (10W30 or 15W40?) oil the next time before "riding" to Croatia this year. The oil, that I'm now using (5W50 synthetic with the additive) forces my…"
Mar 19
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"Russ Thank you for your info on the oil pressure problem at idle --repair Great stuff to know and share my friend Such a very easy repair to correct a possible very serious possible engine damaging issue I remember a story about someone driving to…"
Mar 19
Russ Austin replied to Robert Tor's discussion valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui
"It took less than10 min to get the front of the car up on jack stands and remove the 4 bolts to the oil pump end cap. Clean up the gasket surfaces and put the good end cap back on.  Instead of packing the gears with vasoline, I just took the…"
Mar 19

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Series 62 4-Window
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Steering Wheel

Started by Mark Borer in General Discussion 2 hours ago. 0 Replies

plz watch this videoIt shows play between the 2 cylinders that make up my columni have tightened everything up as best as I can....but it moves a bitthe lower cover had a screw that lined it up, and…Continue

Exhaust manifold: Repair, replace or headers?

Started by Dutch Dickinsen in General Discussion 2 hours ago. 0 Replies

My newly acquired '64 Coupe DeVille suffers from a cracked right side exhaust manifold.It looks like my options are limited to rolling the dice on a used manifold, converting to headers or seeing if…Continue

Tags: 429, manifold, exhaust

Help! I need a 1964 Eldorado front left fender.

Started by Jorge M in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Jon Ettman 4 hours ago. 5 Replies

Help looking for a 1964 Eldorado front fender for a convertible.Thank you please contact djjmoreno84@gmail.comContinue

Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 23 hours ago. 157 Replies

I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

Tags: classic cadillac parts, classiccadillacparts

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Frame Markings

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 6:26pm 1 Comment

Just got my frame back from powder coating so thought I would post photos of the front and rear frame markings.…

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Lining up the drive shaft

Posted by Dominic Salemi on August 12, 2019 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.

Thanks

Dominic

Upper A Arm Rubber Bumpers

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

I have found a very good replacement part for the Upper A Arm Bumpers.  The top part is identical to the originals the bottom can be used as is or after a few minutes with a belt sander can be ground to the V shape as the originals were.  The replacement bumpers are for a 2001 to 2005 S10 Sanoma or Blazer.  Part number is on the box in the photos.  First photo is the box next to the box is the S10 part and an original.  Next photo shows my sanded down part next to an original.…

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Roof motor

Posted by Dermot Robinson on August 11, 2019 at 8:44am 2 Comments

Replacing my convertible roof motor.

Has anyone any experience or advice on replacing the roof motor on a 1964 Cadillac Deville .

Please..

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