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Power Steering Hose Nut

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Sep 19. 10 Replies

Any tips,tricks,suggestions on what's worked for you to loosen the 11/16 nut on the power steering high pressure hose? I can get a flare wrench on it but access is limited and awkward and t's hard to…Continue

Master Cylinder Install Question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Pospichal Sep 13. 4 Replies

Question for those of you who have installed an aftermarket Bendix master cylinder on their Bendix brake booster, I have a question.The aftermarket unit has a groove around the periphery of the puck…Continue

Delco Master Cylinder on a Bendix Booster

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd Sep 9. 1 Reply

On a 1964 car, has any one installed a Delco master cylinder on a Bendix brake booster. If so, how did that go? What adjustments were necessary?Continue

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Jason Edge replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"I looked at mine and coming from someone that doesn't have time to dilly dally with getting stuff apart as I part a car out, I would If I couldn't brute force it with a standard open/box or flare nut wrench I would a: just wrap a towel up…"
Sep 19
Mark S Anderson replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"There are only two bolts holding the power steering pump on, and the hose is flexible.  Now that you have it off, you are going to have more trouble getting the new one one.Simply remove the pump and avoid all the aggravation.  Leave the…"
Sep 19
Russ Austin replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"I use a crows foot line wrench with a long extension.  Perfect time to go out and buy new tools."
Sep 19
Brian Pospichal replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"There is absolutely no room to get a mallet down there to tap on wrench from above. Heck I can barely fit my arm down to get the wrench in position. Then its basically a one hand backhand pull. Wouldn't budge. I was about to point of removing…"
Sep 19
Ronnie Lay replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"I've had mine for years and bought them off a Snap-On truck. You might try the evil twins....... Amazon or ebay."
Sep 18
Brian Pospichal replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"I like this idea but I don't currenly have any crows feet in a 11/16 flare. Where is a good place to obtain this?"
Sep 18
Brian Pospichal replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"Thanks, I'll give the hammer a suggestion a try although there's not a lot of room swing one. It seems like there would be easier access if the master cylinder was removed. I just put it back on, but if that's what it takes I'll…"
Sep 18
Ronnie Lay replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"I have a set of these 12 point crows feet that work great for these applications."
Sep 18
Jason Edge replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"As Chris suggested a flare nut wrench and a firm tap with a hammer. There are 6 pt and 12 pt flare nut wrenches just like box end wrenches and while I prefer 6 point tools on everything (they strip less) the 12 pt gives you 30 more degrees of angle…"
Sep 18
Chris Codd replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"I used a flare wrench and a rubber mallet to lightly tap it loose. It was really on there. "
Sep 18
Brian Pospichal posted a discussion

Power Steering Hose Nut

Any tips,tricks,suggestions on what's worked for you to loosen the 11/16 nut on the power steering high pressure hose? I can get a flare wrench on it but access is limited and awkward and t's hard to get enough leverage to loosen. The car is a 64 coupe. Thanks.See More
Sep 18
Brian Pospichal replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Master Cylinder Install Question
"Thanks good to know. I didn't see any o-ring or seal between the mc and booster in the service manual Bendix cross section drawing so I didn't put anything there. The booster seems to operating fine."
Sep 13
Mark S Anderson replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Master Cylinder Install Question
"Do not put an o ring there.  That's the Delco master cylinder design, not the Bendix, and that groove was originally intended for a felt ring 'air filter,' which usually dries up and disintegrates or is discarded.   The…"
Sep 13
Brian Pospichal replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Master Cylinder Install Question
"I road tested it without the o-ring and it held vacuum fine."
Sep 13
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Master Cylinder Install Question
"If you think— it needs an O ring bring it to your local auto store to find  an O ring that will fit  the back of your MC   You might ask the guys in the auto store what they think about the difference in your stock part and…"
Sep 13
Brian Pospichal posted a discussion

Master Cylinder Install Question

Question for those of you who have installed an aftermarket Bendix master cylinder on their Bendix brake booster, I have a question.The aftermarket unit has a groove around the periphery of the puck that inserts into the booster. Should an O-Ring be placed in the groove? If not, will the booster leak vacuum? What is your experience? If an O-Ring is required, then what ID/OD? My OEM MC didn't have a groove nor O-Ring. Thanks.See More
Sep 12

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
Yes, 1964 Series 62 coupe (6257)
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What front springs to use to level car back out after an LS swap?

Started by Richard Biele in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 43 minutes ago. 0 Replies

I see other members have put LS engines into their cars. I am wondering what springs you put in afterwards. I cannot determine the height due to the car having a front end fire (how I ended up with…Continue

2020 Cadillac calendars.

Started by Russ Austin in General Discussion 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

I just got in the 2020 Classic Cadillac calendars.  12 months of 63-64…Continue

Henry Leland- founder of Cadillac and Lincoln

Started by Kurt in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 15 hours ago. 2 Replies

Here's a good article about Henry Leland. I had heard bits & pieces of his story over the years but didn't know all these details.…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

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driveshaft help

Posted by wayne weaver on October 9, 2019 at 4:41pm 1 Comment

can anyone help me with a driveshaft ? I have a 1963 Cadillac 62 series 4dr with the hydro-matic trans. I need the male splined shaft on the front of the rear driveshaft section. the piece with the nut attached by clip.id be willing to buy a shaft if its not horribly priced.

Dash removal

Posted by Jake Mickley on October 9, 2019 at 12:06am 9 Comments

Hello everyone,

On a 63 CDV, if a guy wanted to remove the entire dash to get all the metal painted, and do some other things behind there, how would he go about doing that?  I checked here and the shop manual, but can't find a complete guide.

As always, and help or direction is appreciated.  Thanks!

--Jake

Introducing myself

Posted by Gary Marchand on October 7, 2019 at 9:32pm 8 Comments

Thanks for letting me join the club.  Picked up this ‘64 Coupe Deville a few months ago out of Beverly MA, the car has few stickers on it from various Cadillac clubs, didn’t know if anyone might recognize it from it’s “Glory days.” Everything seems pretty healthy except for the body and some very Mickey Mouse repairs, was wondering if anyone had any leads on…

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Carter AFB carburetor question

Posted by Ray Schick on October 7, 2019 at 8:29pm 8 Comments

3655S carb, and a 3656S carb .I know the difference is one is for A/C and the other in for a non A/C car . Now the question is : can I use the carb bowl from the A/C car on the non A/C car ? They look the same set up next to each other

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