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"Gents, just letting you know that I have fitted the new backing plates supplied by J…"

Cliff Johnston replied Aug 31, 2021 to Rear brake lock up when cold

19 Sep 1, 2021
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Yes quite the detective. We would call him a "Bloody Legend" here in Australia :) Em…"

Cliff Johnston replied Aug 9, 2021 to Rear brake lock up when cold

19 Sep 1, 2021
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Hi Mark, have taken the shoes off and with the way they have been wearing, they sit…"

Cliff Johnston replied Aug 9, 2021 to Rear brake lock up when cold

19 Sep 1, 2021
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Hi Mark, i did see this in my manual. I also spoke to a mate of mine who has been a…"

Cliff Johnston replied Aug 8, 2021 to Rear brake lock up when cold

19 Sep 1, 2021
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Thanks Mark, i will check this and report back."

Cliff Johnston replied Aug 8, 2021 to Rear brake lock up when cold

19 Sep 1, 2021
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"That was meant to say “angle” not “able”"

Cliff Johnston replied Aug 7, 2021 to Rear brake lock up when cold

19 Sep 1, 2021
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Have attached pic of the other side which shows the pushrods at more of an angle. Al…"

Cliff Johnston replied Aug 6, 2021 to Rear brake lock up when cold

19 Sep 1, 2021
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Oh and in another note, is it common to see the pushrods on an able coming out of th…"

Cliff Johnston replied Aug 6, 2021 to Rear brake lock up when cold

19 Sep 1, 2021
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Hi Tony, I noticed that you recommended backing the adjustment off 4 clicks after it…"

Cliff Johnston replied Aug 6, 2021 to Rear brake lock up when cold

19 Sep 1, 2021
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"gents, just an update i received from RTW last night. They stated that all Steele Ru…"

Cliff Johnston replied Jul 6, 2021 to Weather seals perished - not very old

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Dino Waiting on Battery!

Started by Jason Edge in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 2 Replies

This past Tuesday I realized I had not cranked Dino, my 64 CDV in a few…Continue

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People and our year Cadillacs

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by C. Van Tune yesterday. 1 Reply

So I am doing 5 miles an hour in a parking lot As the window of a car going the other way—-  passes  by my drivers  window the guy yells 61  loud !! —-( some what surprising me so loud ) ———and I…Continue

intake manifold gasket from olsen

Started by austin Rock in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 on Friday. 3 Replies

hi guys im a new 64 caddy owner and im having vaccumm leaks from the intake manifold. i took the manifold off today and it has cracks on it. my question here is, with the olsen gaskets with block off…Continue

1964 FLEETWOOD

Started by Michael Francioni in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Michael Francioni on Friday. 2 Replies

Anyone have a turbo hydra matic transmission oil pump assembly?Continue

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Need help with a hood latch

Posted by Curtis Dover on January 2, 2023 at 5:23pm 0 Comments

Hey guys, I need some help.  Could someone send me some pictures on how the first hood release lever on a factory 1964 Cadillac is set up, where it comes though the grille. Not the secondary one. I need to know where the thumb or finger position is located through the grille. Is it above or below the center grille molding piece? Mine seems to be positioned behind the center molding piece and will not adjust above or below the molding. I have a wire tied to it to release it…

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Oil pump

Posted by Ray Schick on October 30, 2022 at 4:34pm 4 Comments

I removed the front cover to change out the timing chain & gears all that went pretty well when I put the cover back on I put in a fresh oil filter ,filled it up figured it would be enough to prime the oil pump when I started the car .Fired up the car and heard lifters rattling, So I shut the car down right away. So I removed the oil filter housing, and poured oil down the neck of the oil pump housing filled it up and filled up the filter put it all together and fired it up and same…

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Available parts

Posted by Thomas Reichenberger on October 13, 2022 at 11:47pm 0 Comments

Caddy members, I’m upgrading my 64 2-door coupe deville.

motor guy lost my block (machine shop went under) so I’m replacing motor & tranny with LS conversion. I have motor parts (other than block) for 429, rebuilt transmission, converter, and too many other motor parts not needed with fully dressed LS going in.

Email me (Tom.reichenberger@ipsper.com) or call me (210-739-4854) if you’re interested…..I live in San Antonio, TX.

thanks, TX…

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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.

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