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Rear End Clunking driving me nuts

Started this discussion. Last reply by akimball442 Aug 28, 2019. 17 Replies

Or is it more of a rattle?I've got a 64 Sedan Deville, which had around 25,000 miles when I got it, three or four years ago.  It's up to maybe 28K now.  In the last year, it's developed the most…Continue

AM radio schematic (?)

Started Jul 6, 2017 0 Replies

Does anyone here by chance have a circuit schematic for the AM Wonderbar radio?  I have found one online for the AM/FM radio, but not the AM Wonderbar radio.  Thanks!AaronContinue

429 running poorly no matter what I do

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jul 3, 2017. 34 Replies

Hello, I come here seeking help. This might be long, but I want to thoroughly explain what I have already done, to avoid rehashing the same things (as I have done myself for weeks now).I have a 64…Continue

Carburetor troubles 4GC - float adjustment

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Tor Oct 16, 2016. 5 Replies

Hi there, this is my first post here.I'm working on a 1964 Sedan Deville that sat for a very long time (nearly 40 years!)It still had its original gas.  I've had to do some repairs to the engine,…Continue

 

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akimball442 replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"It was my first suspect too, but unfortunately, that's not it. Actually, the exhaust is mostly original. So it fits perfectly.  Only the rear muffler is gone, because it was full of holes.  It's been replaced with a pipe, and the…"
Aug 28, 2019
Jason Edge replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"Exhaust clanking would definite be one of my prime candidates and one of the reason's I mentioned it. Thanks for sharing."
Aug 28, 2019
Dana G Cooper replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"I have a 63 CDV that makes the same noise. I have about 2 miles of dirt road between my property and paved road. I drive extremely slow but I still get the clunk. After much research I finally determined my factory exhaust rubber hangers had very…"
Aug 27, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"New York State an hour or two out of the city is an amazingly  nature beautiful state  the Bronx River Parkway will be one of the most beautiful nature car rides along a river you could imagine with the Adirondack mountain in the…"
Aug 27, 2019
akimball442 replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"Yes, Lake George is in the eastern part of the state, but you were within about two hours.Glad you liked it.  It's nice to know that people from other parts of the country realize there's more to NY than smog and tall buildings :)"
Aug 26, 2019
Jason Edge replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"I guess I might have been up close to you when we were at the 2014 CLC Grand National in Lake George. Really loved that area. I think we would have been east of the Adirondacks."
Aug 26, 2019
akimball442 replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"I'm going to empty the trunk completely just to rule it out. There's not much in there, other than the spare tire, and the jack- parts that came with the car originally, and have been in there for duration.  Plus, riding in the back…"
Aug 26, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"Check for a damaged  rear axel bearing —on the clunking side  that would account for a bit of a bearing noise you said you heard and a sound coming from inside the rear axel you asked about  do used the  replacement wheel…"
Aug 25, 2019
Jason Edge replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"Good suggestions. Other than make sure everything is tight (eg. shocks, coil springs, exhaust pipes & hangers, etc), I was ask is there anything in the trunk actually jumping around (e.g .tools, jack, etc.). I've got the Ecalade EXT with…"
Aug 25, 2019
Russ Austin replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"Get a go pro camera and film the pinion angle. The bushings on the lower arm are probably shot. The frame bushing thing is a good lead too."
Aug 25, 2019
akimball442 replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"This is exactly the same type of noise.  I will have to look harder, but I have looked between the body and the frame over the whole length of the car, and especially in the back.  When this started, I was almost sure there was just…"
Aug 25, 2019
akimball442 replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"I grabbed the driveshaft where I could get ahold of it at both ends.  The problem is, with the vehicle supported on the lift, the rear axle is dangling, putting a lot of pressure on the driveshaft. The noise is coming from behind though, behind…"
Aug 25, 2019
Mark S Anderson replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"Something else to consider is a body mount.  I had the same problem with my 66, only over some bumps, I thought maybe it was something moving in the trunk or even the exhaust slapping the chassis, but when I got under it, I saw, just above the…"
Aug 25, 2019
Anders replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"Sometimes a sound is believed to be coming from an area when its coming from another. Maybe if you could have a friend test drive the car, in a secure location, with yourself "leaning out" the passenger door listening to any sound? It…"
Aug 25, 2019
Anders replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"If you replace the rear wheel bearings only buy SKF. National and other brands have failed on occasion. Rockauto usually have the SKF bearing."
Aug 25, 2019
akimball442 replied to akimball442's discussion Rear End Clunking driving me nuts
"The diff oil was a little bit low, but not terribly.  The pinion seal leaks a little bit.  The differential seems nice and quiet, and I don't feel any play with the driveshaft connected.  I have not removed it and checked, but…"
Aug 24, 2019

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

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

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spark plugs

Started by Ron Perry in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ron Perry 16 hours ago. 6 Replies

Gentlemen   I have a 1964 Sedan De Ville with 20 thousand original miles. I am going to replace the spark plugs. What plug would you recommend? I only drive the car a few hundred miles a year and the…Continue

Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

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Looking for 63 Convertible / Coupe rear side trim

Posted by Gene McIlroy on January 24, 2020 at 12:18pm 0 Comments

Want to find a good straight dent free rear side trim for my 1963 Convertible.  I have both sides but they do not match.  Wanting to get them to match.  I am attaching a photo of the two trim sided that I have really wanting the squared off trim if I can get it.  Let's see what you have,…

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Posted by Ray Schick on January 21, 2020 at 9:00pm 7 Comments

Got a little cabin fever this morning,decided to take a road trip to Hickory Corners Michigan, The Gilmore Museum. It’s about 2 1/2 hours from my home . Place is awesome,I was really impressed.

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments

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Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

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