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Exhaust manifold: Repair, replace or headers?

My newly acquired '64 Coupe DeVille suffers from a cracked right side exhaust manifold. It looks like my options are limited to rolling the…

Started by Dutch Dickinsen

10 Sep 14
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

1964 Deville 429 Sanderson Header installation

I am installing  Sanderson Headers in a 1964 Deville. Cracked exhaust manifolds and no replacements out there.  Ran into a major hurdle wit…

Started by Mike Miller

27 Jan 4
Reply by Mark Beecher

Installing exhaust flex pipe to reduce vibration on manifold?

After checking my Fleetwood for the upcoming season and our Cadillac Club meeting in May unfortunately I found three!! 1 to 1 ½ inch cracks…

Started by Christian Doerk

2 Apr 23, 2018
Reply by Christian Doerk

Wanted 1964 Sedan de Ville engine block

Dear all, Looking for a good 1964 short block or complete 429 engine. Inner parts are not a must. Hope to hear your soonest reply. Thanks

Started by Clifford Muskus

7 Oct 29, 2017
Reply by JOHN V SCHILLACI

Boring out the 429

Any idea what is the max you can bore out a 429 engine block ? How many cubic inches would that be when completed If just bored to clean u…

Started by Tony and Ginny 429

2 Feb 11, 2017
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

1964 Cadillac Sedan Deville 4(door) 429 7.0

429 ,7.0 - hi guys sorry i have been M.I.A had a lot going on , personal life . thank god now everything is looking good . yet i need a dri…

Started by Edward

3 Nov 14, 2016
Reply by Edward

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Rear glass

Started by David Stapp in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 9 hours ago. 9 Replies

anyone know of a company that makes the rear glass for our cars? I can’t seem to find any. 1964 4 door 4 window hard top.…Continue

front engine pulley removal

Started by tom servas in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by tom servas 10 hours ago. 7 Replies

Am removing the front cover on our 64 engine with AC. Have all 6 bolts that hold the pulley onto the damper removed, can wiggle the pulley BUT it will not come fully off the damper, Is there…Continue

Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?

Started by Tim Walterson in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 15 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hello - just signed up for this forum - looks like a great resource!  I perused the posts and did some searches.  I see most of the posts related to my questions are about doing away with resistance…Continue

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Is there a separate Starter Relay, or does the Solenoid serve that purpose?

Posted by Norman Silverman on August 30, 2019 at 5:57pm 7 Comments

Hello All.

I will be replacing the starter solenoid tomorrow (actually my mechanic will do the work, I'll just supervise). In checking the FSM electrical schematic and chapter verbiage, I don't see anything that looks like (or is referred to as) a starter Relay. It seems the Starter Solenoid serves the function and there's no separate relay. Right or Wrong?

If wrong, where…

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Starter Solenoid replacement-how difficult? Where to buy?

Posted by Norman Silverman on August 20, 2019 at 8:24pm 8 Comments

Hello All.

I believe the starter solenoid has gone bad in my 64 DeVille. When I turn the key, often all I get is a click, then if I try a few times again the starter turns perfectly. All battery cables are on tight and the battery is good. So, I believe this problem is the solenoid. Where do I buy the right solenoid and is it necessary to remove the starter in order to swap it out? …

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Frame Markings

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 6:26pm 1 Comment

Just got my frame back from powder coating so thought I would post photos of the front and rear frame markings.…

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Lining up the drive shaft

Posted by Dominic Salemi on August 12, 2019 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.

Thanks

Dominic

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