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Update on fuel pump

Started this discussion. Last reply by William R Conte Jun 22. 1 Reply

I'm still looking thru land and sea for this fuel pump anyone out there know what size engine I have here are some pics of the stamps on the block I found to make sure my engine is a 390 because the…Continue

63 coupedebille fuel pump issues

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jun 23. 20 Replies

I have a 63 cadillac and I took it to a mechanic for a motor tune up long story short the fuel pump gave out and hes tried twice to order it and he says it didnt fit the original pump is smaller on…Continue

1963 coupe deville front relocation shock kit

Started this discussion. Last reply by ian arnold Mar 4. 7 Replies

Howdy everyone had a question maybie you guys can help me,I have a 1963 coupe deville and i got it with air bags problem is its way to bouncy in the front need to get a shock relocatio ok n kit but I…Continue

1963 trunk latch pin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Grande Jun 20, 2019. 7 Replies

I have a coupe deville and my trunk driver side came off looks like the pin came out of the latch I got pin and trunk out but for the love of me cant figure how the pin goes bk in came someone please…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"Hi Daniel The heavy spring on the fuel pumps arm will make it impossible to blot the new pump in ——if the engines cam ( which the pumps arm  rides on ) is not in the right location when bolting the fuel pump in your engine…"
Jun 23
Jason Edge replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"Motor Mount goes behind the engine mounting flanges on left driver side and in front of the engine mounting flanges on the right passenger side.  Looks like you got it in front on the left driver side."
Jun 23
Jan Johansson replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"The engine mount looks weird, the bracket is mounted on wrong side."
Jun 23
Russ Austin replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"Thats a cast in flange."
Jun 23
Daniel Grande replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"Hmm looks like the one we got heres a pic of my spacing where it needs to go maybe you see something "
Jun 23
Jason Edge replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"Here is an embedded pic of the one Bill posted. As everyone had said there are 2 exterior designs - a unibody with a single casing and original style with screws holding the sections together. I have also enclosed a close up of Bills picture:"
Jun 23
Phil replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"Maybe a stupid question but,  does your mechanic understand the he needs to turn the engine so that the cam is right position to get the pump in?  They  don’t normally slide right in, it takes a little fiddling.  "
Jun 23
Daniel Grande replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"Can u post pics of it installed I might need to get a new mechanic and I cant see any pics of the ones you posted"
Jun 23
William R Conte replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"Something is really off here, because that is the correct pump. Check the photo of my engine with this pump installed..."
Jun 22
Daniel Grande replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"just got my carter pump m3993 and it did not fit back to square one "
Jun 22
William R Conte replied to Daniel Grande's discussion Update on fuel pump
"1477857 is the casting number for a 63 390 block, so you definitely have the right engine. The 64 429 is basically the same engine with slightly larger bore/stroke. External accessories are the same. I used a Carter M3993 pump on my 429, and it fit…"
Jun 22
William R Conte replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"I bought the Carter M3993 pump for my 64 429. The 63 390 takes the same pump. It fit and works perfectly. I got mine from Rockauto. They have it in stock."
Jun 22
Daniel Grande replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"I just got one from ebay the problems is that the round part circumference of the one we need is 3 3/8" and it looks like yours a compression fit the one we got is 4" and has screw but it wont clear the surroundings."
Jun 17
Phil replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"You can get a rebuild kit for the original pump,  it’s a pretty straightforward task took me about an hour and a half.  "
Jun 17
Russ Austin replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"There are 2 versions of fuel pumps used. Both work as advertised. the pump on the right is the original design. There has been problems with the remanufactured original design pumps (new and reman) The valves pop out after a tear to 3…"
Jun 17
Kurt replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"Those numbers are not the engine S/N# (VIN) Here is where to find that: https://6364cadillac.ning.com/profiles/blogs/bodystyles The VIN will tell you exactly what the motor is but here is a quick dirty method to tell the difference between the old…"
Jun 17

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 coupe deville
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63 Hydra-Matic won't shift out of first

Started by Norm Waters in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 2 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hello everyone. I had a perfectly good shifting Hydra-Matic transmission until I elected to fix the leak at the dip stick tube. I just did a quick seal with gasket maker since my current tube is…Continue

Rear brake lock up when cold

Started by Cliff Johnston in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hi everyone, ever since getting the car back on the road, the rear brakes grab when they are cold and I’m moving at slow speed.  Once I get along the road and stop they are fine. I see some posts…Continue

Vacuum advance

Started by Thomas Yarri in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Thomas Yarri 14 hours ago. 4 Replies

Good afternoon to all my fellow Cadillac owners! I have a question about the vacuum advance on my car. The car is a 64 without a/c and a Rochester carburetor. I noticed that I have vacuum at the port…Continue

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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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New vehicle in the club

Posted by Patrick Westphal on June 17, 2021 at 4:00pm 1 Comment

I was successful in getting a vehicle from the New York contact I talked about at the last club meeting. I am still trying to figure out how to post a picture of the vehicle that is tied with this comment so if you see a random picture of a black convertible in a yard, that's me haha.  …

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Torque converter grab when idling in Drive

Posted by Cliff Johnston on June 14, 2021 at 8:47pm 2 Comments

Hi Everyone, been quite a while since i have been on here.

I have had an issue with the idle on my 64 Coupe Deville ever since i have had it.

With the Idle set high enough that it is smooth, but still a nice idle, the RPM seems only slightly too high for the stall of the Torque Converter. And therefore it tends to sit there and grab and lunge a bit. So until now, i have been putting the car in Neutral at the lights to stop this happening.

I've had the car dyno tuned and…

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Can you help? Driveshaft Question....

Posted by Chris on May 30, 2021 at 8:55am 1 Comment

Hello!

Newbie to the group here - we have already found tons of invaluable information on the board, so thanks! We are restoring a 1963 Series 62 Convertible. We are wondering if anyone knows of a source to buy the propellor yoke flange (that bolts to the pinion flange) for the driveshaft? One of our ears partially broke off. Not sure if we can buy just the yoke flange as an aftermarket part, or if it has to be rebuilt by a welder/fab guy? Maybe a salvage yard for a source? Again, any…

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