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"I've fixed the problem: the 2 valves stuck in the governor. Disassembled, cleaning a…"

Robert Tor replied Nov 3, 2019 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4, 2019
Reply by Russ Austin

"Hi guys. Tomorrow I am going to check the governor. In case this thing is in no good…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 31, 2019 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4, 2019
Reply by Russ Austin

"Mark, you wrote: "There are two weights that spin on the governor". It's not the Tur…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 30, 2019 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4, 2019
Reply by Russ Austin

"So here's an update: I've taken the complete valve body apart and cleaned it. There…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 30, 2019 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4, 2019
Reply by Russ Austin

"Hi Tony, I've checked the fluid level at operating temp and running at idle. Althoug…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 14, 2019 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4, 2019
Reply by Russ Austin

"Mark, thanks for your explanation. I think, the problem is the mud in the whole tran…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 14, 2019 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4, 2019
Reply by Russ Austin

"Hi Mark (and others), you wrote "The band is indeed loose, and probably contributed…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 13, 2019 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4, 2019
Reply by Russ Austin

"Cool Tim. I "only" play electronic bass. This pick I use sometimes, when my fingers…"

Robert Tor replied Sep 27, 2019 to Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?

15 Sep 30, 2019
Reply by Tim Walterson

"Hi guys, here's a short update in what was happening. In June I was in Croatia with…"

Robert Tor replied Sep 27, 2019 to valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui

51 Sep 27, 2019
Reply by Robert Tor

"Hi Tim (and others), I had the same problem with the resistance wire last week. My c…"

Robert Tor replied Sep 27, 2019 to Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?

15 Sep 30, 2019
Reply by Tim Walterson

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The Australian Bushfires:.......

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 23 hours ago. 10 Replies

I know we have some Aussies on here and I have to say, Australia, is in a whole world of hurt at the moment, so do ya best to stay safe.Currently, in the southern states, 4 huge fire fronts, look…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 4 Replies

I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so.  It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue

Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts on Friday. 3 Replies

Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer.  The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it.  I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments

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Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

AC/heater for 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville

Posted by Matias J. Adrogue on January 7, 2020 at 11:11am 9 Comments

Good morning!  I am Matias Adrogue.  I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details!  I call her “Jaws 64”.  Pics will be posted soon.  I need advise regarding a AC/heater.  It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work.  A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair.  I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts.  I read the great write…

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63 cadi conv

Posted by Merlino jean marc on December 31, 2019 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone 

As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.

I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually  I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find

The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…

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