Thomas Yarri
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64 deville choke heat tube

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Yarri 23 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hey guys hope you’re having a great day. I have a question about the choke heater tube. Mine is loose at the intake and seems to be causing a vacuum leak. Any thoughts on how to seal this up?

64 rear main seal

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser Mar 26. 12 Replies

I need help, is there a trick to installing a rear main on the 429? Also is there a preferred brand of seal recommend? A very reputable shop has replaced mine twice and it’s still leaking. This is a…Continue

Possibly low compression

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Yarri Mar 1. 7 Replies

Hey guys, my engine only has 21,784 miles and is completely original. I had a shop check the compression and they said it was good at 150 psi on all cylinders. I read my Cadillac shop manual and it…Continue

Floor mats

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Jan 21. 1 Reply

I’m looking for a set of blue floor mats for my 64 sedan. Does anyone have some to sell?

 

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Thomas Yarri replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 deville choke heat tube
"If it’s loose does it cause a vacuum leak?"
23 hours ago
Russ Austin replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 deville choke heat tube
"The choke tube draws in fresh air through the bottom of the tube, and the tube opening is on the bottom of the intake manifold.  If the choke tube from the carb that goes into the intake is looks, just use high temp RTV to seal the…"
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64 deville choke heat tube

Hey guys hope you’re having a great day. I have a question about the choke heater tube. Mine is loose at the intake and seems to be causing a vacuum leak. Any thoughts on how to seal this up?
yesterday
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Thomas Yarri's photo
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"One hell of a great looking example of a   1964  4 window Sedan Deville Always a pleasure to see such a well cared for example  My favorite color is this blue and  the black in  the 1964 models  Enjoy "
May 8
john w. warner commented on Thomas Yarri's photo
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"Nice! Looks like a big CDV."
May 8
Kim K Kaiser replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 rear main seal
"Oh Tony,  tough request.  I was planning on closung the bottom end up today!  Pistons, bearings all in and torqued, ready for pan, top is ready for heads to go on.  I will look at it,  i may be able to remove tge tp bracket,…"
Mar 26
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 rear main seal
"KimDo you plan on using Russ’s technic for the rear crank seal in your new engine build ? Info may have been  —-so very timely for you to get that rear seal oil leak fixed once and for all for yourself  If you do —-the…"
Mar 26
Kim K Kaiser replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 rear main seal
"Far be it from me to contest the manual,becase i personally believe the offsetting woukd work better its even subscribed to by several videis of older 350 block videis on replacing seal.  But the manual suggest they be flush, if i read it…"
Mar 26
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 rear main seal
"Glad to see the engines mileage is high and the rear engine seal did work and seal as it should regardless of the high engine  mileage  There appears to be hope this repair can be completed and leak free from here forward Thanks to Russ…"
Mar 25
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 rear main seal
" Russ Like your  creative thoughts on offsetting the seal of the  rear  crank cap sealing joint —- by one inch into the block  That is the most I have seen anyone offset the gasket from the rear cap seam as some have…"
Mar 25
Russ Austin replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 rear main seal
"Tony, I used a rubber contact cement and clocked the seals so the sections did not align with the block and cap, I offset the seals by 1 inch into the block on one side.  The mileage is at 118,000 I think."
Mar 25
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 rear main seal
"Thomas  Yes I know your cars mileage  My question was for Russ and the seal install he did that worked  Enjoy "
Mar 25
Thomas Yarri replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 rear main seal
"Tony, the engine only has 21833 total."
Mar 25
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 rear main seal
"How many miles on the engine you did the seal replacement on ? ( if you might know ?)  Thinking that high mileage crank and bearing wear might be a factor in the ability for the rear crank seal to seal as it should for the long…"
Mar 25
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 rear main seal
"Russ You rear engine seal is the first I know of that had no leak at all after being installed and assume the engine was in the car for that  Good job and very good to hear it can be done right one time but sure this is not your first time…"
Mar 25
Russ Austin replied to Thomas Yarri's discussion 64 rear main seal
"The Fel Pro seal is wrong. It fits the 62 and earlier, but not 63 and up. I called them on this, and get the usual "we went off of the factory engineering drawing"  Buy the Best Gasket seal. I have  a few extra on hand.  The…"
Mar 25

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 sedan deville in beacon blue
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
No
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
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Chapter Member? Got a 63 or 64 Cadillac for Sale? Let's Run it in the Newsletter!

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 4 hours ago. 4 Replies

One of the new features of recent newsletters is a Member Classified Cars for Sale section.…Continue

vacuum canister

Started by Walt Timmerman in General Discussion. Last reply by Rob Shatsnider 9 hours ago. 15 Replies

what is the vacuum canister for that is behind the drivers front fender?After removing my fender I see its got a hole in the top but nothing is hooked to it and no line is laying there.Any help would…Continue

New Batch of Embroidered Iron-On 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Patches - $4 each

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63 coupedebille fuel pump issues

Started by Daniel Grande in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Daniel Grande 22 hours ago. 9 Replies

I have a 63 cadillac and I took it to a mechanic for a motor tune up long story short the fuel pump gave out and hes tried twice to order it and he says it didnt fit the original pump is smaller on…Continue

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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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Can you help? Driveshaft Question....

Posted by Chris on May 30, 2021 at 8:55am 1 Comment

Hello!

Newbie to the group here - we have already found tons of invaluable information on the board, so thanks! We are restoring a 1963 Series 62 Convertible. We are wondering if anyone knows of a source to buy the propellor yoke flange (that bolts to the pinion flange) for the driveshaft? One of our ears partially broke off. Not sure if we can buy just the yoke flange as an aftermarket part, or if it has to be rebuilt by a welder/fab guy? Maybe a salvage yard for a source? Again, any…

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Thank you Kurt re: VIN location

Posted by Robert Pellow on April 19, 2021 at 1:07pm 0 Comments

I just wanted to say a thank you to Kurt for steering me to the tech tips page on V.I.N. locations.  Excellent information.  Thanks a bundle.

Robert Pellow

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