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carter carb paper gaskets

Started Feb 21 0 Replies

had my carter carb on my 63 rebuilt when i got it back rebuilder gave me 2 rochester paper gaskets according to the ones jason sells.will those be a problem putting them on my carter? thanks in…Continue

front engine leaking antifreeze

Started this discussion. Last reply by tim sparks Aug 8, 2023. 6 Replies

mechanic says antifreeze leak is coming from engine cover.hows that?Continue

distributors

Started this discussion. Last reply by 3gk350qap28u3 Jul 17, 2023. 4 Replies

are the 63-390 distributor the same as the 64-429 interchangeable?Continue

ccp kit

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tosh Dickenson Mar 12, 2020. 3 Replies

tosh put the ccp kit on my 1963 caddy last year.their are 2 of them,one for stock one for larger wheels thru opgi I bought the stock wheels.master cyl.,rotors,spacers,and everything you need.i love…Continue

 

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carter carb paper gaskets

had my carter carb on my 63 rebuilt when i got it back rebuilder gave me 2 rochester paper gaskets according to the ones jason sells.will those be a problem putting them on my carter? thanks in advance.See More
Feb 21
tim sparks replied to tim sparks's discussion front engine leaking antifreeze
"thanks jason ive already put more sealer in,and its dry as a bone.if it leaks again ill explore further.thanks tony andginny"
Aug 8, 2023
Jason Edge replied to tim sparks's discussion front engine leaking antifreeze
"I would pinpoint the leak. Clean front of engine, get it dry and fire it up. If not coming out of the front of the water pump seal, etc. it could be between the front engine cover and the block at the coolant channels, or the cover and the water…"
Aug 8, 2023
tim sparks replied to tim sparks's discussion front engine leaking antifreeze
"tony my mechanic just replaced water pump,and told me its coming from engine coverand put that stop leak in and it stopped until last week .lasted couple mounths and started again"
Aug 8, 2023
tim sparks posted a discussion

front engine leaking antifreeze

mechanic says antifreeze leak is coming from engine cover.hows that?See More
Aug 7, 2023
CHRIS CARLSON replied to tim sparks's discussion distributors
"I rebuild and recalibrate distributors. if you want to email me at chriscarlson@midwestinfo.net I can elaborate on the differences in the two distributors as far as advanced curves are concerned. or call me at 218-686-2574"
Jul 17, 2023
CHRIS CARLSON replied to tim sparks's discussion distributors
"Tim, the centrifugal advance and vacuum advance on your 390 are different from a 1964 429."
Jul 17, 2023
tim sparks posted a discussion

distributors

are the 63-390 distributor the same as the 64-429 interchangeable?See More
Jul 17, 2023
Tosh Dickenson replied to tim sparks's discussion ccp kit
"Just talked to OPGI again and they are adamant that the CPP kits do not fit the stock rims. I did get the latest Kanter catalog in the mail and they list a kit for $1,129 and it states it fits the stock rims.  I sent them a note to ask for…"
Mar 12, 2020
Tosh Dickenson replied to tim sparks's discussion ccp kit
"Thanks for the info.  Do you happen happen to have the part number for the kit you bought?  OPGI was adamant that their CPP kits would not fit stock wheels!"
Mar 12, 2020
tim sparks posted a discussion

ccp kit

tosh put the ccp kit on my 1963 caddy last year.their are 2 of them,one for stock one for larger wheels thru opgi I bought the stock wheels.master cyl.,rotors,spacers,and everything you need.i love them stop nice and straight,no more adjusting .me and a friend put in.only problem I had I lost a spacer that sit in master cyl.they had to send me a new one ,took couple of days.carefull when removing master cyl. out of box See More
Mar 11, 2020
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63 convertible pass. door

looking for a clean passenger door 63 convertible.thanks See More
Dec 2, 2019
tim sparks replied to tim sparks's discussion 1963 caddy on lifetime
"well said"
Oct 16, 2019
tim sparks posted a discussion

1963 caddy on lifetime

Thursday night at 8 est lifetime has story of patsy kline and Loretta lynn with a 1963 Cadillac convertible as costar.check it out.See More
Oct 16, 2019
tim sparks replied to tim sparks's discussion rear differentials
"thanks Jason ill let you know"
Sep 6, 2019
Jason Edge replied to tim sparks's discussion rear differentials
"Just to add, I am sure you know but will mention the left and right are different lengths.  Also, if you still have the complete posi rear end assembly and is in good condition there is demand for these.You could sell the assembly, and pick up…"
Sep 6, 2019

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exhaust manifolds

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 11:06am 2 Comments

guys do exhaust manifolds from a 1964 Fleetwood 429 fit on a 390 from a 63 ?

1964 cadillac fleetwood parts

Posted on October 8, 2015 at 10:43am 1 Comment

guys have a64 Fleetwood that I'm parting out good motor and tranny lots of good parts if u need something let me know at sparkstim20@yahoo.com I'm in massachusetts

64 tilt steering

Posted on October 6, 2015 at 11:09am 4 Comments

guys just transplanted 64 tilt into a63 non tilt everything successful but having trouble with round horn button with wire inside wheel works then drive a little stops working any idea what the problem might be.thanks for any suggestions

63 am/fm radio

Posted on September 26, 2015 at 5:35pm 1 Comment

guys any tricksto replace turning dial band on back of radio or place for replacement am/fm thanks

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Trivia #29 - What Movie Is this?

Started by Jason Edge in Trivia. Last reply by Jason Edge 12 hours ago. 11 Replies

It has been a while since we did some trivia and I was watching a movie last night and saw this 1964 Coupe de Ville that briefly makes an appearance.   The Trivia Question is: What Movie Is this?…Continue

A 2nd Look At 1964 Cadillac Print Ad with an Alternate Version

Started by Jason Edge in General Discussion yesterday. 0 Replies

In our recent look back at standard 1964 Cadillac color print ads, one was "FIRST ONE UP GETS THE CADILLAC". Eric DeVirgilis pointed out there was an alternate version where the lady gets the…Continue

My '64 Deville Radio Rebuilt and Upgraded.

Started by Michael Vogler in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kurt on Friday. 4 Replies

My original '64 Devile radio has been rebuild and upgraded.  Can't wait to get in back in the car!https://youtu.be/DgYqoV290KwContinue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge on Friday. 0 Replies

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

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Loud air moving sound within carb with cleaner removed

Posted by Dave Fehrle on March 23, 2024 at 3:23pm 8 Comments

While checking my Carter carb with engine running, I took the air cleaner off and there was a very loud hissing sound of air. I placed a piece of paper over the carb and it didn’t move up or down, is this normal?

Vintage Air AC

Posted by Chase on March 21, 2024 at 5:55am 0 Comments

Hey everyone, has anybody done a Vintage Air AC/Heat setup in their car? I want to bypass the old vacuum setup and go with a Vintage Air Gen 2 model. Before I get started, does anyone have any experience with this? (Which model to go with, do’s and dont’s, etc.) It looks pretty involved. Any and all info/pics would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

accumulator dryer

Posted by CHRIS CARLSON on December 6, 2023 at 10:54am 0 Comments

Who rebuilds original AC  accumulator dryers for 1964 Cadillac? I have been on Classic auto air in Tampa FL wait list for over a year ,  There is one on Old air products web site that looks very similar to the original # 21-4214A but states it fits 1962 Gm cars, The one recommended for a 1964 Cadillac is half the length 21-4215A    What  is everyone using ? I would prefer to be as original as possible. Thanks

'63 Eldorado trumpet horn + 2 standard horns restoration

Posted by Les Eastling on November 15, 2023 at 10:34am 1 Comment

My son, unbeknownst to me, had all three of the horns on our 1963 Eldorado completely restored. We had recently added the Eldorado trumpet horn to the two standard horns and the sound was not very good... we had heard good ones so we knew something was not right... but there was not much we could do to get better sound from the 3 horns. 

There is a restoration service called The Horn Works who my son…

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