"Chris, Brutus has a thousand touchups and dulled down in the last 16 years and had actually worn down past the black into the grey primer on one spot on the hood. I also have rust through under the rear doors on the rockers... the one weak spot I…"
I am enjoying your determination to get your car right I do know the time and money you have put into your ride I think with a little more effort you will be seing the light at the end of the tunnel
The up side is you have fixed so many things…"
"I saw This Post where he was asking where to have a trunk lid he had just received acid dipped. I was confused then and confused now. I thought he had just had his car painted and the one in the picture looked pretty decent but hard to tell…"
"Joe, This thread has had me confused from the start. I keep thinking there are some details somewhere that I missed. How about some details:1st - What happened to and what was the condition of your last trunk…"
"Finally got a chance to work on the rear end control arms.. and while not finished, after about 3 hours of fighting the car, I Got one arm off.. i jacked it up from the rear WITH THE tire jack, put jacks under the frame,,( three of them)…"
"The following new 1963/64 Cadillac eBay Listing has been added for August 16, 2018
New listing Cadillac DeVille
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Pickup only: Free
Seller: skywayclassics(3) 100%…"
"Excellent 1963-64 Sedan Vac Door Lock Actuator Set - $125 <-- Click for more PicturesI have a very nice set of 1963/64 Sedan Vacuum Door Lock Actuators pulled a few years back from a 41K mile 1964 Donor Parts Car. I thought I had…"
"63-64 Tilt Column Ragjoint Steering Gear to Column Coupler - $45 <-- Click for More Pictures
Just pulled a very good Steering Gear to Steering Column Coupler (Rag Joint) that fits all 1964 Cadillacs with tilt column, and all 1963 Cadillacs…"
Well, after the tire change, car running good......... then on a pleasure cruise for abour 35 miles to my destination. 25 miles in, back end vibration came back home to roost. I was goung 55 to…Continue
My '64 Cadillac DeVille had been sitting for awhile while I was travelling this summer and when I came home it had some issues starting. After replacing the plugs and the ignition coil, it was running better than it had in a long time but the brakes were sticking. I noticed the brake pedal was traveling a little farther than usual when slowing down. Soon after I noticed a hissing noise coming from around the brake pedal. Then I lost the brakes pretty much completely. I couldn't find any…
I got the book to troubleshoot the system. INDISPENSABLE to this effort.
As I do a cursory exam, I see that the AC RECIRC SOLENOID is Cracked (the WHITE one in the engine compartment coming out of the HVAC body with two vacuum hoses on it). I tried to patch it up (cracked all around the base), but it does not look like it will hold.
PLEASE TELL ME THAT REPLACING THIS PART IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS I THINK IT IS, But I think it is a bear to…
My 63 CDV factory A/C was trash so I replaced every part in the system and converted to R134 . I also installed a STV bypass kit which eliminated the STV all together and converted the system to a cycling system. I vacumed and charged the system with 36oz of 134. The system is cycling as it should and the pressures are right at 250 high side, cycle off at 25lbs and cycle back on at about 35lbs. It is making plenty of water on the low side hoses and evaporator drain. There is very good air…