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Air cleaner

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Aug 30, 2018. 5 Replies

I know  this might sound crazy but I’m lookkng for a aftermarket air cleaner that is not the factory one which I currently have. I’m having trouble getting the inlet carberator diamater to match…Continue

Changed the starter still have same issues

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser Aug 3, 2018. 13 Replies

Just purchased a 64 deville and replaced the starter on it. I was/am still having issues when it would run for a while and I would shut the car off then trying to restart the car and it would…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Air cleaner
"Just checked Summit racing They have many different size air cleaners ( breathers ) available Enjoy"
Aug 30, 2018
Russ Austin replied to Ken S's discussion Air cleaner
"The adaptor I have is designed to use with either a Holley or Edelbrock carb. It will allow you to run the original air cleaner with the new carburetor. Made out of high heat material, this will withstand any underhood temps.  A local machine…"
Aug 30, 2018
Clovis replied to Ken S's discussion Air cleaner
"Russ sells a spacer that allows us to use the old breather on a new carburetor. It will allow the use of a new style breather to also fit our older size carburetors. That's if you cant find a proper sized breather. I used the adapter to fit my…"
Aug 29, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Air cleaner
"Take the stock air cleaner off and measure across the top of your carb at its center That's the size you need to look for Try Amazon Summit Racing -rock auto -ebay Some vintage parts may work The stock Carter carb was used on endless high…"
Aug 29, 2018
Ken S replied to Ken S's discussion Air cleaner
"I’m using the original carter carberator"
Aug 29, 2018
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Air cleaner

I know  this might sound crazy but I’m lookkng for a aftermarket air cleaner that is not the factory one which I currently have. I’m having trouble getting the inlet carberator diamater to match anything out there. Can someone give me recommendations or the exact size of the inlet so I can try and cross reference it please.See More
Aug 29, 2018
Kim K Kaiser replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"i can finally chime in and say,, car would start just fine cold,, but if i went out for a ride, turned off car, then tried to start again, immediately, it  would not turn over.. after about 10 or 15 minutes, it would start just fine,,, i…"
Aug 3, 2018
Ken S replied to Jason Edge's discussion Ground Strap Locations
"Can someone post the location on the engine where the right frame rail to engine attaches on the engine? I seem to not have that ground. Could be one of the issues with my starter"
Aug 1, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"Hang on to the old starter sounds like it was not your problem Good to have a spare one of those Enjoy"
Jul 30, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"The corroded wire you located sounds like a good part of your problem The negative wire is usually the problem in most of my experience-- so do replace both while you are at it Bring both wires with you to the store --to get the correct lengths…"
Jul 30, 2018
Jason Edge replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"Check All Wiring. It could truly be anything. I was out in my 2002 Escalade the other day and had went to crank it and .. lights came on and then everything was dead! Nothing, Nada! I opened the hood and felt both battery cables and the negative…"
Jul 30, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"If you able put a timing light on your engine do that and see were the timing is set at this time Your hot staring issue could be timing related The more i think about it If the timing is advanced or retarted it should be corrected only after…"
Jul 30, 2018
Jason Edge replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"The main ground strap you want to check 1st is the very large ground strap from RH frame rail to back of engine. This is the direct ground for the starter when it is cranks over. Open the hood and look over on the left and follow the frame under the…"
Jul 30, 2018
Ken S replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"So far I’ve found the wire going to the battery from the starter was completely corroded and falling apart. Guess you can’t trust the last mechanic that wrenched on it. Hope to replace it tomorrow fixes it. Also went through and fixed…"
Jul 30, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"I like using the red and green circles sold for under the battery terminals to help control the corrosion that developes in those areas Keep the top of the battery clean as to not conduct energy between the terminals The info on this tread should…"
Jul 30, 2018
Russ Austin replied to Ken S's discussion Changed the starter still have same issues
"Replace the battery cables, even if they look new. Corrosion seeps into the wires causing the problem you are describing.  Then clean the ground from the starter to the frame."
Jul 30, 2018

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
Yes 1964 coupe deville
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
No
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1963 Fleetwood barn find in merry ol England.

Started by Kevin Campbell in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 12 minutes ago. 12 Replies

I was sent this yesterday, pretty cool clip.I must admit, i wouldn't have done a dry start up on the poor ol thing. (I would soak the cylinders first.) Spin it over with the plugs out.... you get the…Continue

power window relay wiring

Started by tom servas in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by tom servas 13 minutes ago. 4 Replies

Having trouble getting to controlling power windows from driver and passengers seat controllers.  Can only operate windows from DRIVERS controls with lockout switch in EMERGENCY POSITION.  Just …Continue

valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui

Started by Robert Tor in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by John Smith 3 hours ago. 31 Replies

Hi everbody, I've just uploaded a video in YouTube. It would be nice, if "somebody" takes a look and an ear to the sound. Here's the text: ""coldstart" by 20 degrees celsius outside temperature.…Continue

63 ”Boomerang” bumber pieces + other parts

Started by SK in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Russ Austin yesterday. 1 Reply

Hello!My first post to this websiteI looking for some (trim) pieces for my 63 Cadillac:- Boomerang bumber pieces (in good or very good condition)- Front lower hood extension- Driver side back up…Continue

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64 Recirc/Fresh Air Door Actuator replaced; FROM THE INSIDE.

Posted by Norman Silverman on February 4, 2019 at 11:21pm 8 Comments

I am happy to report that I have successfully replaced the Fresh Air/Recirc door actuator that is located on the blower box-and have done so without having to remove the blower box. I did it by taking out the glove box and attacking it from the back.  It took several days, LOTS of patience and some band-aids, but it is done. THE most difficult part -BY FAR- is to remove and then replace the screw that sits on the actuator arm, connecting it to the fresh…

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Flashers

Posted by Mike Petrey on January 13, 2019 at 12:25pm 7 Comments

Where do the flashers go in my 64 Deville Convert.  I'm thinking that's why both turn signals stopped working.

Source for Motor mounts and Trans mounts 1964 SDV

Posted by Norman Silverman on January 9, 2019 at 4:23pm 4 Comments

Hi.

Where is the best place to purchase good quality motor mounts/trans mounts for my 1964 SDV? I see that Rock Auto has them for $8 and change, and others for $24 and change. Big difference. Is there a better place to buy them from?

Thanks

Norm

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