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"One more with trim 49, found in internet. Made in July 64. Looks very similar to tri…"

Matti Roth replied Sep 16 to 1964 DeVille trim code

11 Sep 16
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"I removed radiator and AC condenser, and then it was possible to push from front and…"

Matti Roth replied Sep 15 to 429 restoration

48 Sep 15
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"I got engine and transmission in, and now lots of wires and hoses to connect. Now I…"

Matti Roth replied Sep 11 to 429 restoration

48 Sep 15
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"Getting there step by step. 429 travelled 30 miles to see the car and was coupled to…"

Matti Roth replied Sep 1 to 429 restoration

48 Sep 15
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"That is the right way, no rubber hoses."

Matti Roth replied Aug 23 to Transmission lines

11 Aug 27
Reply by Bill Hatfield

"Here is photo how the lines are attached in front of the block. I hope it helps. "

Matti Roth replied Aug 23 to Transmission lines

11 Aug 27
Reply by Bill Hatfield

"I made a tool from copper pipe which is easy to modify to fit oil pump shaft. Proble…"

Matti Roth replied Aug 22 to priming the 429 oil pump

11 Aug 25
Reply by mark zimmerman

"Upper port gives ported vacuum. Original carb gives intake vacuum which you get from…"

Matti Roth replied Aug 14 to Timing and carburetor

7 Aug 16
Reply by Sammy

"It is not 63 engine but older."

Matti Roth replied Aug 8 to 63 deville engine troubles

8 Aug 9
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Some basics could be checked first: - measure compression in each cylinder - is ther…"

Matti Roth replied Aug 8 to 63 deville engine troubles

8 Aug 9
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64 tranny mount

Started by Ron Perry in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 18 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi Guys Hoping someone could recommend a vender where I can purchase a transmission mount for my 64 Sedan De Ville.  Thanks!Continue

Jason's September 26, 2022 Ramble - Gone Like a '64 Cadillac

Started by Jason Edge in General Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 19 hours ago. 2 Replies

Well, parts car #58 is history. Rear end came out late yesterday (1st Picture below), it was delivered to the metal yard this morning (2nd picture) and for the first time since I bought my 2013…Continue

Was there Originally Carpet Inside 1964 Eldorado Center Console?

Started by C. Van Tune in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Bobby Brown yesterday. 6 Replies

Is there supposed to be carpet inside the '64 Eldo center console?There is carpet in mine, and it's a deeper pile than what's on the floor (which has probably been replaced.)Here's some pix of mine.…Continue

63 Lower Front Bumper Ends?

Started by Peter Greenway in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Peter Greenway yesterday. 3 Replies

I'm looking for 2 good condition lower front bumper ends for a 1963 car. Can anyone help please?Continue

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electric fuel pump question on 63

Posted by Kim K Kaiser on September 27, 2022 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

I suffered another vapor lock today,  and im bout ready to go to electric.  It can get really hot and dry out here in MT and it was only 88 yesterday when I stalled.   car ran flawless all day..  got into my town, did some slow and idle driving, and temp on gauge got to about 195.   To get to my house, I have to climb a pretty steep hill, and as has happened on other occasions, has stalled about half way up.   I checked the bowl, it was at the bottom.  The fuel pump was HOT!!!,,,I had it…

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Trunk Open and Lock Mechanism is in Closed Position

Posted by Chris Anderson on September 13, 2022 at 7:14pm 7 Comments

While working on my trunk lock on 64 Cadillac, I mistakenly closed the locking mechanism while the trunk was open.  Is there an easy way to manually release the lock back to the open position?

Thanks.

Fuel Pump Failure

Posted by Jon Shields on August 6, 2022 at 6:48am 4 Comments

Hello,

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…

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Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

Posted by Balachne on May 31, 2022 at 7:00am 3 Comments

Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

 

Introduction

To achieve an excellent result of vehicle restoration, it is essential to  manage this task as one manages an industrial project.

To do this we will use a certain formalism of project management and therefore start by defining the need. It is from this that we will deduce the scope, then the time of execution of the…

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