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Oil Press Light

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Oct 13, 2020. 22 Replies

Started my 63 up and the oil light stayed illuminatedall appeared normal, but then the engine began to make noiseThe car is now safely in my garage.checking the service manual, changing the oil pump…Continue

63 Sedan DeVille Parts Liquidation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edwin Bynoe Apr 25. 6 Replies

Hello Allmy restoration is completeI have lots of parts left and want to help with your restorationsEverything is for sale.....all the parts are between $5 and $50here is a short list.....email me at…Continue

Steering Wheel

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Aug 21, 2019. 1 Reply

plz watch this videoIt shows play between the 2 cylinders that make up my columni have tightened everything up as best as I can....but it moves a bitthe lower cover had a screw that lined it up, and…Continue

Front Suspension

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jun 27, 2019. 2 Replies

just looking for infomy 63 convertible seems to be sitting a bit low, especially in fronti am concerned about the front tires bottoming out inside the fender wellis this a sign of worn out suspension…Continue

 

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Edwin Bynoe replied to Mark Borer's discussion 63 Sedan DeVille Parts Liquidation
"Looking for front hub with drum?"
Apr 25
Michael Vogler replied to Mark Borer's discussion Dash Lights
"I have replaced all the bulbs in my instrument panel. However, I’d things a little brighter. (Perhaps it’s my old eyes). Are there any modern replacements like halogen of LED that are significantly bright?"
Feb 27
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Glad your engine is back in action "
Oct 13, 2020
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Mark Russ  or Jason have   and uses the correct tool to turn the dist which you may want to have for the future  Do be extremely careful with the socket end coming off the ratchet extension if you go that route  If the socket…"
Oct 13, 2020
Kurt replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"You're right about the shape for the oil pump tool. I made one from an old tent pole I had laying around. Not pretty, but it did the trick."
Oct 13, 2020
Jason Edge replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Congrats on the fix. I'm sure you are glad the front cover didn't ave to come off!"
Oct 13, 2020
Mark Borer replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Thank you to all for your advice and help I soaked the cover plate in ATF last night and gently tapped on the cylinder at some point, whatever was holding it in age open position gave way, and I was able to fish it out I sanded the bore with 2000…"
Oct 13, 2020
Russ Austin replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"You will need to prime the oil pump before starting the engine.  You can pack the gears with petroleum jelly or pour oil down the oil filter tube.  I pour oil down the tube. I take the oil filter housing off with the 3 bolts.  There…"
Oct 13, 2020
mike page replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"  Hello Mark, When I first got mt 1964 convertible home I took off the oil pan to check out the bottom end of  the engine. Cleaned out the oil pan sludge,found small pieces of plastic from the timing gears and checked out the main…"
Oct 12, 2020
Mark Borer replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Hi all took apart the oil pump housing the cover has light scoring and the regulator piston is stuck am attempting to free it..... once i have that sorted, I can put it back together and attempt to crank the motor do I have to load the gears with…"
Oct 12, 2020
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"It does not take much debris to prevent the pressure valve from working correctly  The valve has caused many problems with new engine builds getting stuff in it when working on the rebuild  Last thing you want is  oil pressure…"
Oct 11, 2020
Jason Edge replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"If valve is beyond saving you can get them new with the oil pump kits that includes the valve, spring, gasket, and 2 gears.  When I rebuilt my engine in 2012 all new parts went inside my oil pump. If yours is just sticking, I would clean and…"
Oct 11, 2020
Russ Austin replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"If the valve has corrosion on it, it needs to be replaced. Very tight tolerances are in play here, and sanding anything off will only make it worse.  I have temporarily closed up shop due to moving, but others will have a good used valve for…"
Oct 11, 2020
Mark Borer replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Thx Jason I misspoke.....once the regulator is checked, I would try to spin the pump to check if its working thanks for the pics.....am going to try and hit this tomorrow"
Oct 11, 2020
Jason Edge replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Mark, A stuck pressure relief valve has nothing to do with "spinning the pump". The pressure relief valve simply overcomes the spring pressure at a given oil pressure and pushes the valve out.  If their is debris,etc. in that cavity…"
Oct 11, 2020
Mark Borer replied to Mark Borer's discussion Oil Press Light
"Hi Jason I will try cleaning the channel you speak of if I remove that end nut, are you able to clean that all out? if I pull the cover plate off, can you check the pump operation? have you ever seen a pump fail?"
Oct 10, 2020

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Series 62 Convertible.
Torino Turquoise with Sandalwood Interior
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
No
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Chapter Member? Got a 63 or 64 Cadillac for Sale? Let's Run it in the Newsletter!

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 6 hours ago. 4 Replies

One of the new features of recent newsletters is a Member Classified Cars for Sale section.…Continue

vacuum canister

Started by Walt Timmerman in General Discussion. Last reply by Rob Shatsnider 11 hours ago. 15 Replies

what is the vacuum canister for that is behind the drivers front fender?After removing my fender I see its got a hole in the top but nothing is hooked to it and no line is laying there.Any help would…Continue

New Batch of Embroidered Iron-On 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Patches - $4 each

Started by Jason Edge in Chapter Discussion. Last reply by mark zimmerman 16 hours ago. 10 Replies

As noted in our August 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Newsletter:Around 6 years…Continue

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63 coupedebille fuel pump issues

Started by Daniel Grande in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Daniel Grande yesterday. 9 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

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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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Thank you Kurt re: VIN location

Posted by Robert Pellow on April 19, 2021 at 1:07pm 0 Comments

I just wanted to say a thank you to Kurt for steering me to the tech tips page on V.I.N. locations.  Excellent information.  Thanks a bundle.

Robert Pellow

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