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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
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Trivia Question 7 - Front Engine Cover

In addition to serving as the front engine cover, the 1963/64 Cadillac front engine cover also provides mounting for several other engine c…

Started by Jason Edge

18 Dec 31, 2017
Reply by Robert Alan Shannon

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

Engine rebuild

Does anyone have a source for standard size rod and main bearings, piston rings and a gasket set at a reasonable price? 

Started by Fred Kirby

8 May 26, 2017
Reply by Jason Edge

engine priming

Any suggestions on how to prime the engine with oil? I can see the top of the oil pump gear when looking down through where the distributor…

Started by Andy Kalnins

9 Feb 21, 2017
Reply by Andy Kalnins

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

Air Cleaner Housing Cleaning and Painting

FIRST: For a background on when I paint, how I paint, and how I avoid pitfalls such as wrinkling, debris in paint, etc, check out this arti…

Started by Jason Edge

3 Feb 6, 2017
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2 64 cadillac engines and trans for sale

2 64 cadillac engines and trans for sale. Ran about 10 years ago. Make offer. Near Washington DC.

Started by Wesley Rose

6 Sep 8, 2016
Reply by Wesley Rose

Engine Rebuild Woes Part II

(It seems as though my post had been taken over to other discussions :0) Here's the latest update: The new cap, rotor, wires, coil, points…

Started by Jeff Kinzler

3 Jun 25, 2016
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

original 1964 coupe deville engine and transmission

I have an original cadillac engine and transmission for my 1964 coupe deville convert, previous owner was rebuilding, I never had it runnin…

Started by David P. Potena

7 Aug 18, 2015
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The Australian Bushfires:.......

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 22 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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