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"Steve, you are correct. The PCV hose connects to a breather tube under the intake ma…"

Michael Long replied Sep 12, 2019 to timing to far advanced

28 Sep 12, 2019
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Steve, these cars can be frustrating for sure!  For now, you can disconnect the thro…"

Michael Long replied Sep 11, 2019 to timing to far advanced

28 Sep 12, 2019
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"The car looks AMAZING!!! Excellent work all the way around!!"

Michael Long replied Sep 14, 2018 to She's Almost Done!

59 Nov 22, 2018
Reply by Mark Borer

"Looks GREAT!!!  The LS swap is one of the most wonderful inventions in the wide worl…"

Michael Long replied Sep 11, 2018 to LS Swap

5 Sep 11, 2018
Reply by Michael Long

"I did a similar conversion with my '64.  The TH-400 was probably easier to fit as al…"

Michael Long replied Jul 26, 2018 to jetaway transmission internal pictures.

15 Jul 26, 2018
Reply by Michael Long

"Turbo 400 is probably the very best transmission of the era! They were used behind a…"

Michael Long replied Jul 26, 2018 to jetaway transmission internal pictures.

15 Jul 26, 2018
Reply by Michael Long

"I second that Chris! Before I knew of these two fellows, I was dealing with one of t…"

Michael Long replied Jul 10, 2018 to A Question for Mr. Edge

6 Jul 10, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Amen brother! I know $800 comes easy for some people but that is a lot of hours at w…"

Michael Long replied Jul 10, 2018 to Interior Help Needed

25 Dec 2, 2018
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"Hi Tony.  I would have loved to put a 4 or 5 speed manual transmission in my car whe…"

Michael Long replied Jul 10, 2018 to Interior Help Needed

25 Dec 2, 2018
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"They quoted me "about 10 months" do re-do my 1961 Chevrolet Biscayne door panels 20…"

Michael Long replied Jul 9, 2018 to Interior Help Needed

25 Dec 2, 2018
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

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Surprised no feed back on the 65 429 rear crank bearing redesign change Service

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 12 hours ago. 12 Replies

As the  rear crank bearing was redesigned in the 65  429 by Cadillac to reduce pressure on the RMS I thought it might be the answer to our endless leak issue many are having No one has found a…Continue

Love my car but hate the brakes - need some good advice

Started by Walter Anderson Bonner Jr. in General Discussion. Last reply by Mack on Thursday. 9 Replies

Need some advice: My car swerves when stopping.  The mechanic noticed the problem when he drove the car and he adjusted all of the vehicle’s drum brakes.   He, noted the brakes and drums looked good…Continue

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Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion on Thursday. 0 Replies

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Front Dash Speaker

Started by Michael Vogler in General Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 on Wednesday. 15 Replies

I want to replace the front dash speaker in my ‘64 De Ville Conv.  Do I really have to take the dash pad off, to access it from the top (As I read in the shop manual)? Or does anyone have tip to…Continue

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Rochester throttle body gasket

Posted by Phil on September 29, 2021 at 8:18am 5 Comments

Hello,  would anybody be able to tell me if I’m using the correct gasket on my Rochester throttle body? It doesn’t  look right to me.  I’m not sure if the carb actually ran with this gasket because I got it used with no history.  Any help would be appreciated …

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Rumble Sound at 55-60 mph

Posted by Ray Schick on September 20, 2021 at 10:45pm 6 Comments

64 Coupe DeVille , while driving at 55-60 mph I have a oscillating rumble sound . Steering wheel does not shake or vibrate . Transmission mount looks good .Tires were replaced 2 years ago balanced and rebalanced recently. Axel bearings were just replaced, rear differential assembly was just replaced with a Posi track ,pinion bearings good. Fresh gear lube. Driveshaft checked and balanced the other day ,new center bearing installed and new bearing carrier assembly too. Trying to figure this…

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1963 series 62 convertible transmission issue

Posted by Matthew VanDeWater on June 22, 2021 at 3:03pm 1 Comment

Hello I've been restoring a 63 for way to many years. Down to almost done, but have issue with trans linkage, when column in park shift rod 2 inches short. everything original. been trying to find picture of manual rod hooked up from under car to see position of linkage. was wondering if anybody has access for pictures. I wanted to see if my manual linkage is bent  wrong out of the trans if somebody dropped the trans or something. Doesn't make sense why it doesn't work. Thanks for any input…

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New vehicle in the club

Posted by Patrick Westphal on June 17, 2021 at 4:00pm 1 Comment

I was successful in getting a vehicle from the New York contact I talked about at the last club meeting. I am still trying to figure out how to post a picture of the vehicle that is tied with this comment so if you see a random picture of a black convertible in a yard, that's me haha.  …

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