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Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed

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

I have a bad window motor in the passenger side door.  I have removed the door panel and am at a complete loss as to where to start and what to do from here.  Does anyone have any step by step…Continue

Trying to identify this part for replacement

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Jun 21. 7 Replies

I have a 429 and want to replace the cap that sits between the AC Compressor and the Fuel Filter attached to some tube. Can't find the name of it. Pic attached. My cap is orange if that matters. Not…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Roy's discussion Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed
"Roy  You are going to be keeping up with our best mechanics after that job  Glad to see you did so very well with the motor replacement   I Like Russ’ s drilling into the doors metal skin to get to the motor bolts —a…"
yesterday
Russ Austin replied to Roy's discussion Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed
"If you have a 64, then it is highly recommended to get a 1964 Cadillac shop manual from ebay.  The 63 will have a lot of similar sections, but the main difference is in the heater/Acv system. Other areas are different, but you just need to get…"
yesterday
Roy replied to Roy's discussion Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed
"Yes, drilling those holes helped a ton.  If only I had seen your post before I made the first attempt.  "
yesterday
Roy replied to Roy's discussion Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed
"Thanks everyone.  I figured it out.  Not easy.  Here's the update. I was able to pull the panel off and locate the motor.  What a squeeze.  I had to use a skinny wrench and quarter turns to remove the 3 bolts holding it…"
yesterday
Roy replied to Roy's discussion Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed
"I would like a manual.  I assume the manual for the 63 is exactly the same for the 64?"
yesterday
Russ Austin replied to Roy's discussion Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed
"Did you check that power is getting to the window motor? The usual suspect is a broken wire in the drivers door jamb boot. It you want to remove the motor, just remove the 3 bolts holding it in. It is the easiest and fastest way. You will need to…"
yesterday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Roy's discussion Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed
"Get to the window motor and remove the mounting bolts and clean the motor contact points to shinny metal and reinstall it   That is the motors ground connections Clean  grounds first on our year cars —-if an electrical…"
Sunday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Roy's discussion Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed
"Take pictures as you remove parts  Will help get it back together to solve you concerns about that  What is the window doing now - moving slow - not moving at all ? Enjoy "
Sunday
Cees de Bunje replied to Roy's discussion Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed
"First step: buy a workshop manual. Best investment you can do."
Sunday
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Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed

I have a bad window motor in the passenger side door.  I have removed the door panel and am at a complete loss as to where to start and what to do from here.  Does anyone have any step by step instructions or photos or both to help with this?  I have searched and checked out the help section and can't find anything.  I don't want to just start unbolting things in fear i will never get it back together.  …See More
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Roy replied to Roy's discussion Trying to identify this part for replacement
"Good info Kurt. I appreciate the help. "
Jun 21
Roy replied to Roy's discussion Trying to identify this part for replacement
"Thanks Russ. I'll send you an email."
Jun 21
Russ Austin replied to Roy's discussion Trying to identify this part for replacement
"Roy, the oil fill vent tube cap is orange because it denotes a California car. The cap is sealed to not allow vapors to escape. You should have a tube that goes from a valve cover up to the air cleaner. And a filter should be on the end of the tube…"
Jun 21
Kurt replied to Roy's discussion Trying to identify this part for replacement
"No Problem. You're in the right place to learn anything you need to know about them, just ask questions & check out the Help tab above. As a matter of fact, there is a topic about oil filler caps. Unfortunately, finding a good one might be…"
Jun 21
Roy replied to Roy's discussion Trying to identify this part for replacement
"Thanks Kirk. Appreciate the education in both areas. Getting use to this old caddy has a learning curve for me for sure. Didn't even Dawn in me that's what that was. "
Jun 21
Kurt replied to Roy's discussion Trying to identify this part for replacement
"The picture is there as an attachment. If you click on the photo button when you post a message, it will appear in the message like I did here.  FYI: That is your oil filler cap."
Jun 21

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 2 door Coupe DeVille
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FUEL GAGE

Started by STEPHEN HORWATH in General Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 9 hours ago. 7 Replies

Hi just wondering if anyone else had a problem with their fuel gauge going up to full when key is turned to the on position or when the car is running.  it goes back to empty when key is in the off…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 22 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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Front Window Motor Installation Help Needed

Started by Roy in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 9 Replies

I have a bad window motor in the passenger side door.  I have removed the door panel and am at a complete loss as to where to start and what to do from here.  Does anyone have any step by step…Continue

Intake manifold leak

Started by Joe DiIaconi in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Roland Moser yesterday. 35 Replies

Anyone install better quality intake manifold gaskets?

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Hood Insulation

Posted by Dominic Salemi on July 3, 2019 at 9:15pm 2 Comments

Can anyone give me some information on what to use to secure my hood insulation to the hood.

Thanks

Dominic

64 Hood Hinge Color?

Posted by Bob Schles on June 27, 2019 at 4:46pm 2 Comments

Can someone tell me what color the hood hinges should be? I've seen both silver and gold cadmium plating colors on the cars. Thanks

Rear Side Window Stainless Sill Removal

Posted by Lee Martin on June 24, 2019 at 3:07pm 2 Comments

I'm looking to replace a piece of the stainless trim that sits on the outside of the car like a sill outside the rear passenger side window.  I can just barely see one screw at one end but does the door panel and/or window need to come out to access this?  If anyone has done this I'd like to learn what is involved.  Here's a photo of the piece I'm talking about:…

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Cadillac Returns to its Roots Under New Leadership

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on May 1, 2019 at 12:30am 3 Comments

Cadillac’s new boss says they should stop trying to build BMWs and go back to building Cadillacs again.

What do you think? 

https://carbuzz.com/news/cadillac-finally-admits-what-everyone-knew-for-years

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