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63 deville engine troubles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Aug 9. 8 Replies

https://youtu.be/mUcAoaB1YwUhttps://youtube.com/shorts/03njw7rCoYUI just got this 63 deville. It runs…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to ashley baptiste's discussion 63 deville engine troubles
"Matti  Real good observation  The location of the fuel pump on top of the engine is a sign that this  is an earlier engine than 1962 from what I think I know I had a 62 convert so know the 62 63 ( 390’s ) and 64 ( 429 )…"
Aug 9
Matti Roth replied to ashley baptiste's discussion 63 deville engine troubles
"It is not 63 engine but older."
Aug 8
Matti Roth replied to ashley baptiste's discussion 63 deville engine troubles
"Some basics could be checked first: - measure compression in each cylinder - is there spark in each cylinder when it runs - choke seems to be not working at all - carb adjustment and ignition timing"
Aug 8
ashley baptiste replied to ashley baptiste's discussion 63 deville engine troubles
"Thank you! Printing one now. "
Aug 7
ashley baptiste replied to Anders's discussion Free 1963 DeVille PDF manual?
"I just gave it a try now. Printing as we speak. I made a $17 donation. "
Aug 7
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to ashley baptiste's discussion 63 deville engine troubles
"Ashley Can you install new points and do the timing for starters ?Pls get yourself a 63 Service Manual for your year Cadillac as it will be the answer to correctly doing your  maintenance on your Cadillac as required by Cadillac  Enjoyi"
Aug 7
ashley baptiste replied to ashley baptiste's discussion 63 deville engine troubles
"I know nothing of the true history. Guy I bought it from was unsure himself."
Aug 7
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to ashley baptiste's discussion 63 deville engine troubles
"Ashley Is the 63 Cadillac a new car you acquired or do you have a history with the car ? Enjoy "
Aug 7
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to ashley baptiste's discussion 63 deville engine troubles
"You will cause heat damage to your starter ( burn it up ) and battery if you hang on the key the way you are  Let the starter cool after trying to start 15-20 sec  Do a very complete Tune Up —including the ignition wires if you do…"
Aug 7
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63 deville engine troubles

https://youtu.be/mUcAoaB1YwUhttps://youtube.com/shorts/03njw7rCoYUI just got this 63 deville. It runs rough and clearly hasissues that need to be worked out. I have no idea where to start. I came here hoping you guys would be so kind as to walk me through trouble shooting the engine.it takes a lot to get it started once it’s running it burns oil and if you don’t keep gassing it she stalls. It does…See More
Aug 7
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"Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website. This site is hosted by the CLC (Cadillac LaSalle Club) 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter. Joining the website is free to everyone, however, you must be a CLC member to join the Chapter. - Click…"
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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 4 door deville
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At 12:11pm on July 29, 2022, Jason Edge said…

Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website.

This site is hosted by the CLC (Cadillac LaSalle Club) 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter. Joining the website is free to everyone, however, you must be a CLC member to join the Chapter. 

- Click on www.join.6364cadillac.com for more information on joining the 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter and the Cadillac LaSalle Club.

Be sure and check out all the links and pages and make yourself at home. The Help Page at www.help.6364cadillac.com will have links to many useful articles and information about our Cadillacs.

 
 
 

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Transmission vacuum modulator

Started by Sammy in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 17 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Today I started to exchange all old vacuum hoses under the hood.The one going to the transmission vacuum modulator is really hardened out, but I can't get that thing out.Is it screwed or pushed…Continue

64 Coupe deVille convertible

Started by Fab in For Sale. Last reply by Fab 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

Great condition, car is a driver, not a show car, but can be one with not much more work. Laundry list of items that have been updated, refreshed, rebuilt, etc. Reach out for details, too much to…Continue

Question about the 1963 Hydramatic Oil-Filter

Started by Stefan in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 3 hours ago. 12 Replies

Hello everyone,Has anyone of you ever opened the transmission filter and can tell me whether there is filter fabric in there or a metal screen, that can be washed out? The number on the transmission…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

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

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Fuel Pump Failure

Posted by Jon Shields on August 6, 2022 at 6:48am 3 Comments

Hello,

I'm located in Melbourne, Australia and my 64 sedan de ville is stuck in the garage due to failed mechanical fuel pump. The first after market mechanical fuel pump lasted a few years before it failed & left me stranded 5 hours from home. A hire car and tow got us home. On inspection, I noticed a valve not seated within the housing. I was optimistic, pressed it into place and assumed the pump was good to go. But alas, no. From what I can now determine, the diaphragm pushrod…

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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.

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