Hi Jason, thanks for the welcome. I'll have many questions, but I wanted to go through the forums thoroughly because I have a hunch than most of my questions have already be addressed. The old girl has 178,000 miles on her so I'm starting by carefully attending to oil and lubrication. Then (here goes) vacuum leaks and the remarkably, amazingly complex comfort control. Thanks again! -- Brent
I recently installed installed a Edelbrock 1406 carb on my 63 Park Avenue. Do I need to install a fuel pressure regulator? I believe my mechanical fuel pump puts out 5 to 8 PSI and the Edelbrock recommendation is like 3 to 4 PSI. I followed the instructions on your install but didn’t see a fuel regulator on yours.
Thanks for the welcome! Although I am new to this group, I am not new to Cadillacs. My maternal grandparents owned a 1964 Fleetwood 60S in Nile Green with a light green leather and cloth interior, for which I have had a special fondness, down to the present day. I have assisted a number of Cadillac owners in the Southern California area in technical and mechanical matters, including the owners of several 63s and 64s.
Thank you Jason for all the info on 63/64 Cadillacs. I’m installing an Edelbrock carburetor and eliminating the choke tube on my 63 park avenue. I’ve learned a lot of information from reading posts on your website! I’ll have a ton of questions for you once I build my savings up for the rest of the repairs on my car lol !
Thanks for accepting me. I haven’t been able to work on my car for a couple of years now due to the fact I Have been traveling due to work. Home now and looking forward to working on my car. GREAT SITE !!!
Hi Jason, thanks for the welcome to this fantastic resource. I'm just starting to find my way around, I'll try and post some more pics soon and maybe even try to contribute in some small way, if I can, in the future. I'd love to try and trace some more history about my car in due course. I acquired my car last summer here in the UK and I'm very enthusiastic about it, your website is certainly going to help with looking after her! Best regards, Graham.
Ok, I’ve been on here for almost a decade. I KNOW we covet our cars and have always tried selling them at premium prices. But the bottom line, our cars rarely fetched prices over a covair. The…Continue
This is in rough shape. Not only is there rust in the usual places but it is also bent. I replaced this piece on my car after an accident, but since this is a hard to come by piece, I figured someone…Continue
Bill Hirsch cast iron gray exhaust and manifold paint (1 can) $20Bill hirsch Cadillac dark blue engine enamel high temp high gloss (2 cans) $40Convertible top latchValve coversHeadlight bezelRadioGas…Continue
Need to start parting this car out. Might be moving soon and if its not parted out, it'll be scrapped.Also have Motor and transmission from my 63 coupe deville for sale. will part out also.Was told…Continue
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…
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. …
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.