"Sure the kind of valve train wear you are showing here would be responsible for a very very loud noisy top end of a 429 engine running and possibly the reason the engine was taken apart
The up side being— just having to…"
"The Teflon cam gears are no longer available or desirable to be replacing
You want to replace the gear with an all metal one that is available for replacement
If you now have the Teflon cam gear in reasonably good condition it is a good…"
I was wondering what is that grey stuff here and there. It is not only those long bolts but in many places in heads and the block. The bearings do not look much worn though. I need to check the bearing clearances. The block has…"
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"The most likely cause, obvious cause, for rocker and top end wear is a clogged up rocker shaft that's not allowing oil out through the oil holes. You will need to make sure the shafts are replaced if worn out and completely clear and…"
Hello, and thanks for adding to group!I am restoring 1964 429 engine which I bought as dismantled. It is said to be smoking in driving and has been stored as parts for a year. It is most probably 65500 miles driven. Car was not driven for10 years.The only damaged part found so far is the top of exhaust valve of cylinder #5. The top has been worn so much that the rocker has been pressing valve locks as well. Respective rocker is worn as well, much more than others. And exhaust rocker #6 is worn…See More
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This site is hosted by the CLC (Cadillac LaSalle Club) 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter. Joining the website is free to everyone, however, you must be a CLC member to join the Chapter. - Click…"
"5 oil pan fastener sets have went out the door since posting yesterday. I probably have enough bolts for 2 or 3 more complete sets. I threw every oil pan fastener I had in with this 2nd batch of cadmium plated items, so once these and many other…"
"I have maybe 3 to 4 more complete front inner corner sets left. If you have replaced the top facing fasteners and the stuff on the firewall this is the next step to bring it all back to life! Pop your hood and look down in front of the radiator…"
Bill Hirsch cast iron gray exhaust and manifold paint (1 can) $20Bill hirsch Cadillac dark blue engine enamel high temp high gloss (2 cans) $40Convertible top latchValve coversHeadlight bezelRadioGas pedalGlovebox doorSeat belts gold in color (good for backseat install)Front headlight assembly Turn signal assemblyTail light assemblyHood hingesWipersCowl chrome valve coversHeadlight bezelWasher tank or coolant overflowOriginal radioVacuum canisterWasher switchDash skirtDoor handle pullRear view…See More
"This place repairs/converts clocks AND sells do-it-yourself kits. I bought a quartz conversion kit for my Trans Am and installed it 4 years ago. It was fairly easy to install and still works great. They even sell new original electromechanical…"
"Cadmium Plated 1/4" & 5/16" Bolts w Ext Lock Washer - $1.50 each <-- Click for More Pictures
I have a new batch of misc. 1/4" and 5/16" raised ridge head bolts with the attached external tooth lock washer with new…"
"Cadmium Plated Wiper Transmission Screws - $1.50 each
I have the windshield wiper transmission bracket to cowl screws in excellent condition with new Cadmium Plating for $1.50 each. These Phillips head screws are #10-24 thread, 5/8" long…"
"I know that is a big relief! You expect the worse and when it turns out not to be so bad you will enjoy the results that much better. In other words you appreciate a good running engine when you get past a scare like that. Get that water pump in…"
Hello, and thanks for adding to group!I am restoring 1964 429 engine which I bought as dismantled. It is said to be smoking in driving and has been stored as parts for a year. It is most probably…Continue
Bill Hirsch cast iron gray exhaust and manifold paint (1 can) $20Bill hirsch Cadillac dark blue engine enamel high temp high gloss (2 cans) $40Convertible top latchValve coversHeadlight bezelRadioGas…Continue
Jason, I liked the detail and information you have provided. I would like to do mine similar to yours. Can you help? Do you have trunk material? OPGI is sending the trunk product for my 63 Fleetwood. But it does cover the entire trunk as yours was done. If you do not have can you give me a reference? Thanks!! Bob
I mentioned during the 63/64 chapter zoom meeting on 3/21 that we had installed a car lift in our garage. Someone asked what kind and I didn't have the info at hand, so here is a link to it and also a link to some tall jack stands we use to add more stability to the car and an additional safety factor. There is something about getting underneath one of these cars that makes me a little nervous! …