"Thank you for posting this article and sharing the details. Ive ordered the CB front control arm kit for my 64 Deville. I already had air bags but was tired of constantly changing the ball joints and control arm bushings. I read that the geometry of…"
Once you learn what is holding the seal on and how you removed it ——Pls post the info on this tread to be helping others in the community in the future with the same issue you are having getting the seal off
"thanks Tony and Ginny. appreciated. part of starting this thread was to make sure there wasn't any obvious advice. I've defintely broken and damaged lots of things over the years on this and other cars not knowing how to…"
Not sure about your concern about removing the old door pillar seal
Get it off any way you can —and in the process you will learn what you need to know about what is holding it on
Cannot do any damage as I see…"
Real good observation
The location of the fuel pump on top of the engine is a sign that this is an earlier engine than 1962 from what I think I know I had a 62 convert so know the 62 63 ( 390’s ) and 64 ( 429 )…"
"I looked at mine and it has two small plastic pop clips at the bottom holding it in. From what I recall, you can pop those out with a trim remover or flathead screwdriver and then peel the old strip up and out. Then you can apply some adhesive to…"
"thanks all, but what is of most help is how to remove the existing rubber. I don't see anything on the site with help on it. I suppose I could order the new ones (both Rubber the Right Way and Steele seem to have them) and maybe…"
"Chris Thank You you for the update regarding USA Parts
Glad they are open again
Hard to keep up with all the changes that Covid has caused regarding businesses for the last few years going out of business and supply…"
"USA Parts is back in business after closing for a short period. I just recently placed an order for a few things and they arrived in a little less than a week. You can submit an order form and they will call you back in a day or so. I would…"
"Eunan - Thanks for the reply. Your information is indeed very helpful. Jason got me fixed up with a rebuildable unit but I may still purchase a new unit from O'Reilly. Please keep me posted once you install yours so I can check on the fit &…"
"The large vacuum tank on firewall on left side under left fender is used for cars equipped with vacuum power trunk or vacuum power door locks. The one hose feeds straight back into the cabin for trunk lock and/or door lock operation, while the other…"
I purchased the 64 Deville with the intentions of keeping it however life can throw you a curve ball now and then.The car is a great reliable driver. I've updated it with new disc brakes, booster and master cylinder. It has new tires and alinement, power top motor, fuel tank, aluminum radiator, rebuilt carburetor etc. I believe the 429 and 400 hydromantic are original however the prior owner said the motor has been rebuilt. The interior is original however the car was repainted several years…See More
the rubber on the underside of the windshield posts (A pillar) on both my drivers and passengers sides are toast, completely disintegrating. This rubber seals up against the front of the vent window…Continue
I purchased the 64 Deville with the intentions of keeping it however life can throw you a curve ball now and then.The car is a great reliable driver. I've updated it with new disc brakes, booster and…Continue
I'm located in Melbourne, Australia and my 64 sedan de ville is stuck in the garage due to failed mechanical fuel pump. The first after market mechanical fuel pump lasted a few years before it failed & left me stranded 5 hours from home. A hire car and tow got us home. On inspection, I noticed a valve not seated within the housing. I was optimistic, pressed it into place and assumed the pump was good to go. But alas, no. From what I can now determine, the diaphragm pushrod…