I recently purchased a 64 Cadillac Sedan Deville and I’m pretty sure the engine oil dipstick and Trans dipstick are not from this car. I have seen the dimensions for the oil dipstick elsewhere in the…Continue
"The Turbo Hydra- matic new in 64 was a major break thru In its time in improving the automatic transmissions application of Instant available power to the drivetrain and —still used today in high performance…"
"The new General Motors Transmission introduced in Buicks and Cadillacs in 1964 was called Super Turbine 400 in Buicks and Turbo Hydra-Matic in Cadillacs. It would be introduced as a Turbo Hydramatic 400 in the Olds, Pontiacs and…"
Sorry for my confusion about the trans that came stock in your Sedan
As the boys have indicated you have the TH-400 trans stock from the factory and all is well with the dip stick you are using
They do not allow me to be…"
"1964 Sedan de Ville came with Turbo Hydra-Matic with PRNDL Shift pattern and had 11 qt 6 oz capacity (see page 2-10 in shop manual), indicates 11 qt capacity and about 30 from top of cap to tip so all sounds correct to me.For reference the…"
"it sounds like it's a TH400, by the shift quadrant and the stick, so go with that. all the Devilles in 64 came with the Turbo 400, so if your car is a Sedan Deville and not a 62 series, it's correct. The easy ways to tell the…"
"The turbo 400 ‘s shifting is controlled by a vacuum line that connects to the back of a fitting on the carb and only common to that trans
The Hydramatic ‘s shifting is controlled by a —TV rod— that connects —to…"
"You are both talking about two different transmissions with the two different gear shift patterns
The stock —-Sedan trans SB the Hydramatic trans that Russ is suggesting you have in that model Cadillac
If you have the…"
"Going to assume you have the Turbo Hydramatic with a PNRDDL gear selector pattern. The dip stick is 30 inches from the bottom to the top of the cap. It also says 11qts use only cadillac approved transmission fluid. "
I recently purchased a 64 Cadillac Sedan Deville and I’m pretty sure the engine oil dipstick and Trans dipstick are not from this car. I have seen the dimensions for the oil dipstick elsewhere in the forums so I’m not incredibly worried about finding that out but for the transmission I have no idea. What leads me to believe the dipsticks are wrong is the trans dipstick says capacity 11quarts and after consulting the shop manual it says capacity is 9 and the engine dipstick shows a lot more oil…See More
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Are the front brake drums the same as the rear ones? I had my garage install new drums on the car and now at 25-35 mph the car shakes like the front wheels are going to fall off. Car has new brakes…Continue
I've had a great couple of weeks entertaining family since Oct 11, and the 64 Caddy has played a big part. Knowing aunts and uncles and many other relatives would be joining us for a celebration of…Continue
Hey guys I have search around the discussion boards and can't find anything.. but trying to get this passenger front fender off of my 64 deville 6 window got all the obvious ones and the one behind…Continue
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 …
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…
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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