Jay Waters
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Valve guides and seals

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phil Jul 8. 5 Replies

Can valve guides and seals be put in a 429 head without removing ?She's smoking pretty bad. Going to run compression test and if they all hold, may just try seals.Continue

alternator bracket

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Jul 4. 2 Replies

How soon could someone get me a lower alternator bracket with all the bolts ?Continue

1964 sedan deville 4 door transmission speeds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kurt Jun 28. 4 Replies

How many speeds does a 1964 sedan deville 4 door have ? My column indicator only has P/R/N/D/L.It is starting in first and shifting to second pretty smooth, but want to be sure there isn't an…Continue

Front kick panel covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Aug 24, 2020. 5 Replies

Anyone happen to have a set of the interior front kick panel "covers" for a 64 sedan deville in the light blue color ? Continue

 

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Phil replied to Jay Waters's discussion Valve guides and seals
"You can change the valve seals with a regular valve spring tool and filling the cylinder with compressed air to prevent the valve from falling in the cylinder.  Don’t bother trying the flat bar method that they show in the manual, it is…"
Jul 8
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jay Waters's discussion Valve guides and seals
"Russ  Do you have a method to be removing the valve spring with the heads on ? I have replaced broken valve springs with the air method but always had the heads off —to pull all the valve springs off  an entire…"
Jul 8
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jay Waters's discussion Valve guides and seals
"They use replacement  hardened valve seats in the heads as well for ethanol fuels  Fresh heads on an engine is a very nice thing to have— in your pride and joy  Enjoy "
Jul 8
Russ Austin replied to Jay Waters's discussion Valve guides and seals
"Get a spring compressor, a engine compression kit with the air fitting for the spark plug hole and a good solid compressor.  Use the air fitting in the spark plug hole to hook up an air hose.  Only take one spark plug out at a time so the…"
Jul 8
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jay Waters's discussion Valve guides and seals
"Jay  You  are going to have to remove the valve springs and the valve keepers to get to the valve stem to install the seals  That requires a valve  spring compression tool that can only be used with the heads off —as far as…"
Jul 8
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Valve guides and seals

Can valve guides and seals be put in a 429 head without removing ?She's smoking pretty bad. Going to run compression test and if they all hold, may just try seals.See More
Jul 8
Jason Edge replied to Jay Waters's discussion alternator bracket
"Payment received, bracket and fasteners packed, will drop off at the PO in a bit so it goes out first thing tomorrow. Thanks and have a great 4th! Jason."
Jul 4
Jason Edge replied to Jay Waters's discussion alternator bracket
"I can ship it out July 5 when the PO and UPS opens. From there shipping depends on how much you want to pay. I can ship 2-3 day Priority for only $10. 2 Day UPS Air would be $25, 1 Day UPS Air by end of day would be $40, 1 Day UPS Air by 9:30 am…"
Jul 3
Jay Waters posted a discussion

alternator bracket

How soon could someone get me a lower alternator bracket with all the bolts ?See More
Jul 3
Jay Waters replied to Richard Lange's discussion Rear windows inoperable
"Did you get his figured out ? My rear windows on the 64 won't run either."
Jun 29
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Jun 29
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Jason 1964 CDV - Cornering and Turns Signal LIghts

"That looks awesome ! I'm going to check everything and see what I can get working. So, tail fin marker and blinker. Are they brakes also i assume ? And the bottom section of the rears are supposed to be backup lights that will also show blinker…"
Jun 29
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Jason 1964 CDV - Cornering and Turns Signal LIghts

"Are my tail fin lights supposed to blink ??"
Jun 28
Kurt replied to Jay Waters's discussion 1964 sedan deville 4 door transmission speeds
"As Jason said, a 64 deVille has a 3 speed TH transmission but regardless the final drive ratio is 1:1. Here is another thread discussing RPM.  There is a link to an RPM calculator. Plug in your tire height & gear axle ratio.…"
Jun 28
Anders replied to Jay Waters's discussion 1964 sedan deville 4 door transmission speeds
"Install a temporary tachometer. Its pretty easy to do and I did it on my 62-series (4-speed HydroMatic) as I wanted to see the shifts, my gearbox shifts so smoothly its sometimes impossible to feel or hear. Going from 3 to 4 is so smooth its very…"
Jun 28
Jay Waters replied to Jay Waters's discussion 1964 sedan deville 4 door transmission speeds
"Thanks for the info ! Maybe I'm missing a shift feel. Any idea and approximate rpm range if I'm hitting 3rd gear at 60 to 65 mph ? Like i said....it seems wound kinda tight."
Jun 27

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Sedan DeVille
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
no
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
no

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64 Coupe deVille convertible

Started by Fab in For Sale. Last reply by Fab 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

Great condition, car is a driver, not a show car, but can be one with not much more work. Laundry list of items that have been updated, refreshed, rebuilt, etc. Reach out for details, too much to…Continue

Question about the 1963 Hydramatic Oil-Filter

Started by Stefan in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 3 hours ago. 12 Replies

Hello everyone,Has anyone of you ever opened the transmission filter and can tell me whether there is filter fabric in there or a metal screen, that can be washed out? The number on the transmission…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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Head casting numbers

Started by Shep2 in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 15 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hi,  My LH cylinder head is cracked.  Casting number is 1473449.  I noticed in the part number book it lists two casting numbers.  Does anyone know if that means 1473449 and 1468025 are…Continue

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Fuel Pump Failure

Posted by Jon Shields on August 6, 2022 at 6:48am 3 Comments

Hello,

I'm located in Melbourne, Australia and my 64 sedan de ville is stuck in the garage due to failed mechanical fuel pump. The first after market mechanical fuel pump lasted a few years before it failed & left me stranded 5 hours from home. A hire car and tow got us home. On inspection, I noticed a valve not seated within the housing. I was optimistic, pressed it into place and assumed the pump was good to go. But alas, no. From what I can now determine, the diaphragm pushrod…

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Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

Posted by Balachne on May 31, 2022 at 7:00am 3 Comments

Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

 

Introduction

To achieve an excellent result of vehicle restoration, it is essential to  manage this task as one manages an industrial project.

To do this we will use a certain formalism of project management and therefore start by defining the need. It is from this that we will deduce the scope, then the time of execution of the…

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I was working on my HVAC system this winter and during the process of taking the dash pad off these two parts fell out. Does anyone know what they are and where they go?

Posted by Patrick Westphal on April 12, 2022 at 1:35pm 1 Comment

I was working on my HVAC system this winter and during the process of taking the dash pad off these two parts fell out. Does anyone know what they are and where they go?

1964 Cadillac Coupe DeVille Convertible Speedometer Bulbs

Posted by Russell L Parr on April 1, 2022 at 9:15pm 6 Comments

I need to replace the bulbs for the speedometer cluster in my instrument panel..

Before I open up the dash, I want to have the necessary bulbs on hand.

Can someone help me determine what bulbs I need, the number of bulbs I need,  and where to purchase them?

Your help will be greatly appreciated.

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