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Rochester Carb parts wanted

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Jun 27. 1 Reply

I have a Rochester carb that suffered a trauma to the throttle shaft, I’m wondering if anyone has a shaft or a carb for parts that would have a good shaft?  Thanks Continue

Very sensitive brakes.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jun 16. 19 Replies

Hey everyone,  how sensitive should the power brakes be?  I have just rebuilt the power booster and  replaced the master cylinder. The pedal doesn’t have any resistance so I have to be very gentle so…Continue

Body mounts and loose feeling rear end.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phil Jun 6. 9 Replies

    Hey everyone, the rear end of my 63 coupe has a loose feeling to it, almost like riding on jello.  I’ve replaced the shocks, the trailing arm bushings, upper control arm bushings, upper control…Continue

Crank shaft pulley oil leak and oil pump housing damage questions.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Dec 27, 2020. 11 Replies

Hey everybody, merry Christmas!   I have a couple of quick questions.   I seem to have an oil leak that travels through the harmonic balancer and drains on the inside of the pulley,  do you know what…Continue

 

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Phil replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Noise in engine
"Try oiling the rockers  by hand to see if the noise goes away. "
Aug 8
Phil replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Over heating
"What is the temperature rating on your thermostat? If it’s lower like a 160 degree you’re more likely to se more fluctuation on the gauge.  Also I think you’re better off getting an actual reading of the coolant temperature…"
Jul 31
Russ Austin replied to Phil's discussion Rochester Carb parts wanted
"I have parts, send me an email please;  russ85747@hotmail.com "
Jun 27
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Rochester Carb parts wanted

I have a Rochester carb that suffered a trauma to the throttle shaft, I’m wondering if anyone has a shaft or a carb for parts that would have a good shaft?  Thanks See More
Jun 27
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
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
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Jun 17
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Phil's discussion Very sensitive brakes.
"Phil Glad you posted the additional info regarding the sensitivity of the booster rod adjustment which is very helpful for the community to be aware of when making a brake booster replacement "
Jun 16
Phil replied to Phil's discussion Very sensitive brakes.
"Yeah,  That pushrod is very sensitive to adjustment , I ended up just tightening and loosing it back and forth till finally they felt normal. Even a small difference of 1/8 of a turn was enough to make the difference of not stopping and…"
Jun 15
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Phil's discussion Very sensitive brakes.
"Looks like the length of the brake booster arm plunger was your issue that corrected your stopping problem  Good for others to know  Enjoy now being able to enjoy your Classic Antique Cadillac out  and about and the fun that adds to…"
Jun 15
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Phil's discussion Very sensitive brakes.
"Glad the brakes are squared away — Enjoy "
Jun 14
Phil replied to Phil's discussion Very sensitive brakes.
"After driving the car around town,  The brakes seem to have settled in and are working excellent, it’s nice to finally have the car stopping properly.  I decided against  swapping out the shoes again.   Thanks for all your…"
Jun 14
Terry Studley liked Phil's discussion Very sensitive brakes.
Jun 10
Phil replied to Phil's discussion Body mounts and loose feeling rear end.
"An update on this,  I took Tony’s advice on the spring spacers,  and the car Sits, rides,  handles, and looks a heck of a lot better.  This solved half the problem,  the jello feeling,  I discovered was from the…"
Jun 6
Phil replied to Phil's discussion Very sensitive brakes.
"We’ll see how they go,  I’ll keep you updated.  I agree with you on the veggie hamburger, I’ve always viewed the word “organic” as being synonymous with “not that great”, like it’s  a…"
Jun 6
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Phil's discussion Very sensitive brakes.
"I do think you are on the correct path to be getting the brake shoe issue corrected  now as the new brake shoes ordered sound like the right ones indicating there exceptional brake shoe friction material Had no idea the company changed hands so…"
Jun 6

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Sixty-Two
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
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Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 39 minutes ago. 275 Replies

I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

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Dash Grille - Adhesive?

Started by Chris McBride in General Discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd 2 hours ago. 2 Replies

This dash grille likes to vacation from the dashboard.  Is it properly secured with an adhesive and, if so, what adhesive?  If so, what type?  If not, how is it secured?Thank you.…Continue

Wiper Blades for a '63?

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 18 hours ago. 3 Replies

Is there anything special about the wiper blades I should use on my '63 Series 62 convertible? I have the original arms with the original blade brackets. I got Anco N-18R blades that should fit. I…Continue

Resistance wire removal or replacement

Started by Anders in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 21 hours ago. 38 Replies

Resistance wire removal or replacement.If installing an electronic ignition system the resistance wire most likely has to be removed or bypassed. There are several ways to do this and the solution…Continue

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Rumble Sound at 55-60 mph

Posted by Ray Schick on September 20, 2021 at 10:45pm 6 Comments

64 Coupe DeVille , while driving at 55-60 mph I have a oscillating rumble sound . Steering wheel does not shake or vibrate . Transmission mount looks good .Tires were replaced 2 years ago balanced and rebalanced recently. Axel bearings were just replaced, rear differential assembly was just replaced with a Posi track ,pinion bearings good. Fresh gear lube. Driveshaft checked and balanced the other day ,new center bearing installed and new bearing carrier assembly too. Trying to figure this…

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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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