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Neutral Switch issues

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jun 17. 9 Replies

On a 1964 60 Special with a tilt wheel, tubro trans and #653 neutral switch.  When I had the transmission done the switch got out of alignment.  Now the car will start in Park, but not in Neutral,…Continue

Tags: issues, Switch, Neutral

New power steering gear box

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 May 22. 3 Replies

Original Parts Group is showing a new power steering gear box by CCP that fit 1959 to 1976 Cadillacs.  They list it as a 500 Series Quick Ratio box, with a 14 to 1 ratio  gear box.  Has anyone tried…Continue

Filling gas tank on a 64

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clovis Sep 2, 2016. 8 Replies

I live in California and the gas stations all have hose nozzles that have a vapor trap device on them which pushes against the fuel filler pipe.  You must depress this collar to start the flow of…Continue

Play in steering wheel on 64 Cad

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Schneider Aug 22, 2016. 8 Replies

How much play, moving the wheel left to right, should there be in the steering wheel of a 64 Cad with a tilt wheel.  I am trying to determine if I need to replace the powersteering gear box.  Is…Continue

 

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Rob Shatsnider replied to Walt Timmerman's discussion vacuum canister
"If I am reading your picture correctly, the hose on the left of the picture goes to the passenger side door, and the "T" where the green arrow is looks to be on the drivers side about above the radio.  Am I correct?  Where does…"
Jun 18
Rob Shatsnider replied to Walt Timmerman's discussion vacuum canister
"The shop manual shows the power door locks vacuum diagram.  It shows that the "red" hose is "T" to both the left and right front door.  Where is this "T" located? Rob"
Jun 18
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion Neutral Switch issues
"Anders  Nice work —-if  it is his NSS that needs repair that will help him get it repaired  Mark seems focused on another location causing the treads problem  that is foreign to me so learning what I can about it as we…"
Jun 17
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion Neutral Switch issues
"Do we happen to have a picture available of  the round bushing and spring ( gear selector pivot thing ) that  Mark  is explaining and referring which is causing the issue in this tread ?? Enjoy "
Jun 17
Anders replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion Neutral Switch issues
Jun 17
Rob Shatsnider replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion Neutral Switch issues
"If it has worn out, how can it be repaired?  "
Jun 17
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion Neutral Switch issues
"Mark  I had no idea about this   Thanks  Enjoy "
Jun 16
Mark S Anderson replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion Neutral Switch issues
"you should go under the car, and find where the linkage goes into the frame under the driver's seat.   Just wiggle the shaft at the frame end, if there is play, that's the problem.   It should be a ball-shaped bushing,…"
Jun 16
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion Neutral Switch issues
"I would suggest you remove the  NSS and inspect it for damage to be sure it is not causing your problem getting it adjusted to do all it does correctly  They can often break and  but can be repaired if damaged  Getting a look at…"
Jun 16
Rob Shatsnider replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion Neutral Switch issues
"What should I look for to determine if the pivot for the linkage is there?  Is this the area which is described in the shop manual on page 10A-29 in photo 10A-21?"
Jun 16
Mark S Anderson replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion Neutral Switch issues
"it could be, but not as likely as the pivot for the linkage in the frame either was destroyed or left out when the trans was replaced.  If you have slop in the selector quadrant, and no one touched your column especially, that's 99% the…"
Jun 16
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Neutral Switch issues

On a 1964 60 Special with a tilt wheel, tubro trans and #653 neutral switch.  When I had the transmission done the switch got out of alignment.  Now the car will start in Park, but not in Neutral, and the backup lights will not light.  If I move the switch so the car will start in Neutral, it will not start in Park, and the back up lights will not light.  If I move the switch so that the back up lights will light when in reverse, the car will not start in Park or Neutral.  Does this mean I need…See More
Jun 16
Rob Shatsnider replied to Mark Geertsma's discussion Turn signal indicator lights (front)
"The manual shows a 1445 bulb.  It is about the size of a flashlight bulb.  However I still have the original bulbs in my 1964, so they appear to have a long life.  When mine stopped working I cleaned the junction block which is in…"
May 22
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion New power steering gear box
"You will get a good box from Jason  Need to be sure all front end steering components are in sound condition especially the rag joint under the hood at the end of the steering column  Enjoy "
May 22
Rob Shatsnider replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion New power steering gear box
"I agree with your comments, however I had to replace my gear box because it was leaking.  The rebuilt one I purchased has about two inches of play in the steering wheel which can't be adjusted out.  So I thought before I get another…"
May 22
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Rob Shatsnider's discussion New power steering gear box
"Rob I know  nothing about the box you are asking about or the stock ratio  in our cars  I can tell you that I would go with the stock gear box myself  You can drive these very big cars with one finger with the stock gear box…"
May 22

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At 10:20pm on October 9, 2013, Tony and Ginny 429 said…
Rob
The valve guides can be replaced , and or , use what they call valve seals
They fit at the top of the valve guide ,under the valve springs ,and prevent oil from running down the valve stem ,especially on the pistons down stroke at the intake valve
Most machine shops that would do the work for you have that info
At 7:32pm on September 9, 2013, Jason Edge said…

Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website.  

Be sure and check out all the links and pages and make yourself at home.  

Jason

 
 
 

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Electrical. 63. Gen light

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser 1 hour ago. 10 Replies

As i hv become a gauge watcher.  I thoight i would hok up a tachomeyer and the little lights on the three gauge unit so i can see at night.So, i put the green wire to the neg, red to power source,…Continue

Turbo trans speedometer connection leak

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 7 Replies

My turbo trans speedometer connection at the trans is leaking trans fluid When replacing the seal there  — I read in the library I will need to get  that from Jason What will be the issue dealing…Continue

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1964 horn bar anti rattle material

Started by Doug Scarrow in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin yesterday. 1 Reply

    My horn bar rattles and is missing rubber or felt pieces as shown in the attached photo what is this material made of ?   It looks like it must be "T"  shaped to fit into a slotContinue

Front Shocks for a 1964 Cadillac Eldorado

Started by Walter Anderson Bonner Jr. in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Anders on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Can anyone assist me in locating the correct front shock absorbers for my 1964 Cadillac Eldorado.  Part number and supplier would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks! Continue

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Rochester throttle body gasket

Posted by Phil on September 29, 2021 at 8:18am 5 Comments

Hello,  would anybody be able to tell me if I’m using the correct gasket on my Rochester throttle body? It doesn’t  look right to me.  I’m not sure if the carb actually ran with this gasket because I got it used with no history.  Any help would be appreciated …

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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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