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

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kurt 11 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

Rocker arms being installed incorrectly on new engine rebuilds of our year Cadillac engines

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Aug 12. 14 Replies

It is common knowledge on this site that there have been a number of issues  over the years with new rebuilt 390 and 429 engines being rebuilt by professional engine shops only to find that the…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jul 8. 3 Replies

I was just looking thru the things for sale in the Ocala Craigslist as I sometimes do A guy selling a computer has a picture ——of your CDV with the mountains in the background —-on the computer…Continue

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"That's the oil pan seal, not RMS. I think all oil pan seals are the updated type now."
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"Kurt  This is the second page that does not have much relevance in 2021 as the seal change is no longer available to us now  Enjoy  Enjoy "
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Kurt replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Surprised no feed back on the 65 429 rear crank bearing redesign change Service
"Is there another page to the 65 Serviceman article? I saw the mention of the oil pan rear seal which is not the same thing as the rear main bearing seal."
11 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Surprised no feed back on the 65 429 rear crank bearing redesign change Service
" Kurt It’s the rear seal that leaks and the double grove upgraded bearing and the bearing  cap cut is to reduce oil  pressure on that seal  A big part of the problem I have learned  is that the original national brand…"
12 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Surprised no feed back on the 65 429 rear crank bearing redesign change Service
"Why does the picture that Matti posted of his rear main single slot bearing have two holes in the bottom of the bearing grove—- while Kim’s picture of his double grove rear crank bearing update  has  no oil return holes in it…"
12 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Surprised no feed back on the 65 429 rear crank bearing redesign change Service
"With this info now available it SB the way you need to go  If Cadillac think so —- so do I  Enjoy "
12 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Surprised no feed back on the 65 429 rear crank bearing redesign change Service
"Matti You might be the first to install a new set of  crank bearings that would hopefully have the rear bearing with the double grove in it as it is a Cadillac  upgrade redesign of that bearing since 1965 year for that 429  To…"
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Kurt replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Surprised no feed back on the 65 429 rear crank bearing redesign change Service
"My understanding from reading the Serviceman article is that only the rear bearing needs to be replaced with the new double-groove bearing. The chamfer must also be filed into the rear bearing cap only. Per the shop manual, you can remove the top…"
21 hours ago
Matti Roth replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Surprised no feed back on the 65 429 rear crank bearing redesign change Service
"I was going to use original crank bearings but if I want to avoid the leak I should use the bearing with extra groove. And if I do that, I need to buy the full set of main bearings so I could change all of them. I already have pistons and timing…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Michael Vogler's discussion Front Dash Speaker
"Mark  Thank you for the correction ( especially when you are right )  Trying to keep this fellow out of trouble but not working well this time ——Opps ! Looks like  you just could have saved him a  possible radio…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Walter Anderson Bonner Jr.'s discussion Love my car but hate the brakes - need some good advice
" Walter No need for disc brakes as far as bringing these Cadillacs to a ——perfect quick stop when brakes are working as they should  The simplicity of being able to change disc pads has some advantage  My brakes have not…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Michael Vogler's discussion Front Dash Speaker
"The reason I ask is because you can burn out the radio not using speakers with the correct resistance ratting  Enjoy "
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Michael Vogler's discussion Front Dash Speaker
"Which front speaker  brand did you choose to install? Enjoy "
Oct 9
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion General question about davis d.u.i distrbutors
"Enjoy getting your engine back to running smooth again  One  of my very own joys in life — BAroooooooom !!!! —-LOL ! Enjoy "
Oct 9

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 CADILLAC Coupe Deville Convertible--AC
Body style F-6267
In the family from day one--an extremely enjoyable keeper !
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
no
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
yes

My 64 history

I have the great pleasure of having my beautiful -all Becon Blue - 64 Cadillac convertible  (white top ) with AC - for 48 years ( as of 2012 )-- in my family since day ONE

The mental  picture of that car in my driveway with the top down is forever etched in my minds eye-

Have been a GM big block fan since my 1963 Chevy 409-425 HP--4 speed Super Sport racing days   ( held a track record at Islip Speedway- New York for 4 years  )

Went to a 1962 Cadillac --Black--Black top --Natural leather  interior --with optional then --AC  390 Cubic inch --time to slow it down some

I was in my  early 20's a sophmore in college --you could see people thinking --Who is that  kid ?

I enjoyed that car so much I became a Cadillac convertible fan for life

My 64 was my dads at this time

He loved my 62 so much he started to collect 62 thru 64 caddys

We had 5 converts and 4 coupes at one time all registered and ready to run

The new caddys in my family were  a new 52 hard top--new 55 convert--new 64 convert

They were used mostly for special occasions or for mom around town

You just knew you were special when you drove in those cars--they were a sign of financial success in those times

Dad mosly had foreign cars as daily drivers -- 1955--57 XK 120 Jaguars (5 of them ) -- 2002 BMW Tii-  65 Porsche 356 convert  --one of the first year VW's  in 1956 ,only 50 in the USA

1958 BMW R-50  black motorcycle

Cessna 182 4 passenger Airplane

I retired to Central West Florida with my 64 convert

I road a 1966 Triump -- Blue printed 750 -flat track racing bike for 28 years

One of my lifetime  racing buddys owned NASSAU county Long Isand N Y 's  Harley davidson--we liked high performance toys

Building and flying RC aircraft for 23 years

The weather here is auesome 10 months of the year  -- rains a bit the other two of the summer  -  no big deal but a country paradise most of the time

LIFE IS GOOD----

 Regards Tony and Ginny 429

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Windshield scratch remover

Posted on December 29, 2017 at 1:40am 2 Comments

Anyone have any experience removing light scratches from our Cadillac windshields 

I thought I might need to replace my windshield but when inspected by my windshield guy he seems to feel I could get away with polishing out the scratches as they are mostly light ones 

i have no dings or deep scratches 

I would like to keep the original glass —so this idea is appealing to me 

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Replacing the windshield on my 64 Deville convertible - body style 6267

Posted on November 21, 2017 at 1:27pm 10 Comments

Like to know any personal experience aquiring the best New correct glass replacement for the car
So far i know of two locations to aquire the glass
One in Oregon and one in Ohio
The glass looks new is a bit thinner than the original but has the correct--OM-- markings on it

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The Mileage reading on your speedometer

Posted on November 4, 2017 at 10:57pm 20 Comments

I hope i am not breaking anyones bubble but if you choose to remove the speedometer you can change the mileage on these cars to anything you desire it to be by just adjusting some of its internal parts and changing the numbers

That can lead to a lot of misconduct and cause you to by a car that is not correctly represented by its mileage

Just a heads up to study other aspects of the car to see if the mileage feels right for the wear and tear you may be looking at on a given… Continue

Power steering fluid change

Posted on October 23, 2017 at 3:32pm 1 Comment

In writing my thoughts on the last thread i just realized that changing the power steering fluid is not something done very often like we do all with other fluids on a timely basis

Actually i do not remember anything that adresses the changing of this fluid on a regular basis

I did draw my fluid out with an oil sucktion tool and replaced it then did that a few more times after using the car so some of mine has been freshened up in that way

Hey it could save you from having to… Continue

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At 1:49am on December 17, 2019, Pablo said…
Thank you very much for the information, gladly appreciate.
At 4:28pm on May 21, 2018, Fernando Vermeer said…

Good Day my friends. I' the only 64 429 Caddy on the island. I know of various other caddys 59 60 62 77. I bought mine last year and did all the basic work just to get it started. i pulled the engine out and sandblasted and rebuild the carb changed the timing gear and cam gear. i send the Valve covers to chrome in colombia. I started it after a year and had no pressure on 2 pistons. I pulled it out again and ordered the shop repair manual and going to buy the deluxe rebuild kit. So thats basicly what going on. Here in Aruba evrything is expensive to buy or get because of the import taxes and transportation fees. Sometimes its just expensive to be me. I dont know to much about mechanics and have a uncle Roy that helps me out ( generation gap). So after a year im starting to get to know my Caddy.WhatsApp%20Image%202018-04-10%20at%2011.57.37%20AM%288%29.jpeg 

At 12:17am on April 1, 2018, Kim K Kaiser said…

Hi Tony,

in town driving seems to be just fine.. I havent taken out for a longer, higher speed drive in several days, but plan to take on a 30 mile each way trip tomorrow.  I will have a better idea after that, downtown though, runs just fine.  

I was hanging at the local river bar yesterday and she was parked out front,, lots of the 50+ yuppie biker crowd, mostly friends mine, all had to go give it a walk around.. lots of nods of approval..

thanks for the check up,

have a Happy Easter.

Sincerely

Kim

At 5:42pm on October 22, 2017, antonio bravo said…
antonio bravo
Hello, I have a 1963 coupe DeVille with a 390 and I’m dropping in a 429 from a 1967 DeVille. I will cut and weld the oil pan to change locations of the sump, and probably extend the tube on the oil pick up. do you know if there is an oil pan and oil pick up tube I can use to eliminate my fabrication work?
At 1:12pm on August 3, 2016, Denny Link said…

Thank you both , have a good day

At 6:37pm on July 27, 2016, Denny Link said…

So right about a shop manual , in my case at being dumb I never pull the value cover which got me to 4200 rebuild .

At 3:04pm on May 4, 2016, Denny Link said…

I like to thank you and the rest for help . And yes all is going back in just like the day it was born  [ torque converter to trans, and a fully rebuild 429 stock ]    have a good day and thanks.

At 6:06pm on October 7, 2015, Vito64Deville said…
Tony thanks for replying. Hope you're still enjoying you blue caddy
At 1:18pm on May 6, 2015, Tony and Ginny 429 said…
Hi Denny
I have built many fine RC airplane kits and scratch built from plans ,in the past 20 years
I have a very fine collection of the best glo engine airplanes in the 40 and 60 size airframes , a few quarter scale
All fly on rails , after the bugs are worked out , which is the expression used to describe stability , of an exceptional flying model
You had to build ,when I started 20 years ago , or you did not fly , no ARF'S then
I flew control line for 4 years prior to RC and got good at local combat events
I have not done much building or flying in the last year , working on the house and gardens
How do you know about my Passion for RC flight ?
At 5:24pm on May 5, 2015, Denny Link said…

are you still building airplanes

 
 
 

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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 11 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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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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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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