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Radiator recommendations

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Oct 19, 2020. 3 Replies

Hello folks,once the rain stops in my city I'm planning to install a new radiator. The old one is really messy inside. I searched on supplier sites but I'm not sure which one to buy:Copper oder…Continue

Whining noise from outer space

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sammy Oct 16, 2020. 29 Replies

Hi there,maybe someone can help me with this issue.I own my 63 CdV for over 13 years now and sometimes - mostly in summer - when driving I hear a whining noise. Changed transmission fluid several…Continue

Interior LED lights

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Bobeck Oct 11, 2018. 5 Replies

Hi there,I'm Sammy from Germany and I'm new to this chapter…So this is my first discussion I would like to start. I own a 63 CdV for over 11 years now and plan to do some work on it this winter. 'One…Continue

 

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Sammy replied to Robert Gonzalez 's discussion hub, brake, vibration, swedging?!?!
"So all weight on the hub, I see. I think with theses spacers the weight is on the studs. What spacers did you use?"
Jun 19
Sammy replied to Robert Gonzalez 's discussion hub, brake, vibration, swedging?!?!
"Hi Russ, I'm at the same point now with my brake drum nightmare. I grinded down the balancing weights just enough so they don't touch the rims anymore.Just a question about spacers: If I use a spacer 1/16 I think the wheel is not…"
Jun 16
Sammy replied to Phil's discussion Brake Drum issue
"Luckily some garages in Germany still have the machines to do that. Other option is to tighten drum and wheel as one unit, possible on some newer machines. The mechanics often do not know that it is possible.For both methods it is…"
Nov 13, 2021
Sammy replied to Phil's discussion Brake Drum issue
"I removed mine completely and was lucky with that: No noticeable wobbling at 60 / 70 mph.Think next time I buy new tires and let them balance drum and wheel as one unit.BUT The face of aftermarket drums is a slightly thinner than on originals,…"
Nov 11, 2021
Sammy replied to Phil's discussion Brake Drum issue
"Hi Phil, I have the same issues now with my ACDelco aftermarket brake drums. The only way to set the rims flat on drums was to remove the weights.Did you find a better solution?Turning the old drums is not an option on my car as the…"
Nov 10, 2021
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Sammy's discussion Radiator recommendations
"Sammy  No experience with that trans cooling thing  Enjoy "
Oct 19, 2020
Sammy replied to Sammy's discussion Radiator recommendations
"I heard aux coolers with active fan are better to use than the ones that are part of the rad. Anyone has experience with this?"
Oct 19, 2020
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Sammy's discussion Radiator recommendations
"Sammy You need the trans cooler as part of the rad ( at its bottom ) as that is what cools the trans fluid in our cars  You need to be aware of the hose inlet and exit as they are in  different locations  for different years  You…"
Oct 16, 2020
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Radiator recommendations

Hello folks,once the rain stops in my city I'm planning to install a new radiator. The old one is really messy inside. I searched on supplier sites but I'm not sure which one to buy:Copper oder aluminum, transmission cooler extern or integrated etc... Recommendations for me?Thanks a lot,SammySee More
Oct 16, 2020
Sammy replied to Sammy's discussion Whining noise from outer space
"I'll give it a try ... :-)"
Oct 16, 2020
douglas krathwohl replied to Sammy's discussion Whining noise from outer space
"I don't recall you mentioning your carb. You mentioned that your mechanics are not used to american cars, and I wonder if the carb has been worked on or checked out.  Remember, the thin metal shim has to be under the carb, and the 1/4 inch…"
Oct 9, 2020
Lee Martin replied to Sammy's discussion Whining noise from outer space
"Right.  Intake manifold leaks and sticky PCV whistle has nothing to do with RPM.  My leak and sticky PCV whistling were not RPM related at all.  PS:  The intake manifold gasket is not part of the carb.  It's between the…"
Oct 9, 2020
Sammy replied to Sammy's discussion Whining noise from outer space
"How do you want to send the money? :-)I agree that it is not a typical bearing sound, but in my opinion it can't be the intake or anything related to the carb cause it's not related to rpm.Driving in D : WHISTLINGDriving in N:…"
Oct 9, 2020
Lee Martin replied to Sammy's discussion Whining noise from outer space
"I agree.  I'll bet a year's wages it's either PCV or intake gasket.  Those both cause intermittent whistling and both disappear (usually) when idling."
Oct 8, 2020
douglas krathwohl replied to Sammy's discussion Whining noise from outer space
"The noise on your recording does not sound like a bearing related one to me.  It sounds like a pressure issue in the vacuum system or pcv as already mentioned.  You've done a lot of things, but I would redo all of the pressure related…"
Oct 8, 2020
Sammy replied to Sammy's discussion Whining noise from outer space
"Hi Douglas, I changed brakes and wheel bearings twice because of the whistle sound. As far as it doesn't appear at all while standing still and idling or rising rpm while standing, I still believe it's something on the rear end…"
Oct 8, 2020

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Rear windows inoperable

Started by Richard Lange in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jay Waters 6 hours ago. 7 Replies

The rear windows will not go down on my 64 DeVille convertible. Front windows work fine. Any suggestions on how to get them down. Thanks RichardContinue

parasitic draw

Started by Chris miller in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by john w. warner 23 hours ago. 5 Replies

i am having an issue where my battery is dying after leaving the car for about a week without starting it. i have a brand new redtop optima battery and was having the same issue with the previous…Continue

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Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 2 Replies

Congrats on your Grand Nationals first place win and your  new Vice President status Why am I sure ——you will be president one day  very soon ?The trophy  you won is very pretty one Like that you…Continue

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1964 sedan deville 4 door transmission speeds

Started by Jay Waters in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kurt yesterday. 4 Replies

How many speeds does a 1964 sedan deville 4 door have ? My column indicator only has P/R/N/D/L.It is starting in first and shifting to second pretty smooth, but want to be sure there isn't an…Continue

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Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

Posted by Balachne on May 31, 2022 at 7:00am 3 Comments

Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

 

Introduction

To achieve an excellent result of vehicle restoration, it is essential to  manage this task as one manages an industrial project.

To do this we will use a certain formalism of project management and therefore start by defining the need. It is from this that we will deduce the scope, then the time of execution of the…

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I was working on my HVAC system this winter and during the process of taking the dash pad off these two parts fell out. Does anyone know what they are and where they go?

Posted by Patrick Westphal on April 12, 2022 at 1:35pm 1 Comment

I was working on my HVAC system this winter and during the process of taking the dash pad off these two parts fell out. Does anyone know what they are and where they go?

1964 Cadillac Coupe DeVille Convertible Speedometer Bulbs

Posted by Russell L Parr on April 1, 2022 at 9:15pm 6 Comments

I need to replace the bulbs for the speedometer cluster in my instrument panel..

Before I open up the dash, I want to have the necessary bulbs on hand.

Can someone help me determine what bulbs I need, the number of bulbs I need,  and where to purchase them?

Your help will be greatly appreciated.

1964 Cadillac Coupe DeVille Convertible Speedometer Bulbs

Posted by Russell L Parr on April 1, 2022 at 9:15pm 0 Comments

I need to replace the bulbs for the speedometer cluster in my instrument panel..

Before I open up the dash, I want to have the necessary bulbs on hand.

Can someone help me determine what bulbs I need, the number of bulbs I need,  and where to purchase them?

Your help will be greatly appreciated.

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