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At 1:49am on December 17, 2019, Pablo said…
Thank you very much for the information, gladly appreciate.
At 4:28pm on May 21, 2018, Fernando Vermeer said…

Good Day my friends. I' the only 64 429 Caddy on the island. I know of various other caddys 59 60 62 77. I bought mine last year and did all the basic work just to get it started. i pulled the engine out and sandblasted and rebuild the carb changed the timing gear and cam gear. i send the Valve covers to chrome in colombia. I started it after a year and had no pressure on 2 pistons. I pulled it out again and ordered the shop repair manual and going to buy the deluxe rebuild kit. So thats basicly what going on. Here in Aruba evrything is expensive to buy or get because of the import taxes and transportation fees. Sometimes its just expensive to be me. I dont know to much about mechanics and have a uncle Roy that helps me out ( generation gap). So after a year im starting to get to know my Caddy.WhatsApp%20Image%202018-04-10%20at%2011.57.37%20AM%288%29.jpeg 

At 12:17am on April 1, 2018, Kim K Kaiser said…

Hi Tony,

in town driving seems to be just fine.. I havent taken out for a longer, higher speed drive in several days, but plan to take on a 30 mile each way trip tomorrow.  I will have a better idea after that, downtown though, runs just fine.  

I was hanging at the local river bar yesterday and she was parked out front,, lots of the 50+ yuppie biker crowd, mostly friends mine, all had to go give it a walk around.. lots of nods of approval..

thanks for the check up,

have a Happy Easter.

Sincerely

Kim

At 5:42pm on October 22, 2017, antonio bravo said…
antonio bravo
Hello, I have a 1963 coupe DeVille with a 390 and I’m dropping in a 429 from a 1967 DeVille. I will cut and weld the oil pan to change locations of the sump, and probably extend the tube on the oil pick up. do you know if there is an oil pan and oil pick up tube I can use to eliminate my fabrication work?
At 1:12pm on August 3, 2016, Denny Link said…

Thank you both , have a good day

At 6:37pm on July 27, 2016, Denny Link said…

So right about a shop manual , in my case at being dumb I never pull the value cover which got me to 4200 rebuild .

At 3:04pm on May 4, 2016, Denny Link said…

I like to thank you and the rest for help . And yes all is going back in just like the day it was born  [ torque converter to trans, and a fully rebuild 429 stock ]    have a good day and thanks.

At 6:06pm on October 7, 2015, Vito64Deville said…
Tony thanks for replying. Hope you're still enjoying you blue caddy
At 1:18pm on May 6, 2015, Tony and Ginny 429 said…
Hi Denny
I have built many fine RC airplane kits and scratch built from plans ,in the past 20 years
I have a very fine collection of the best glo engine airplanes in the 40 and 60 size airframes , a few quarter scale
All fly on rails , after the bugs are worked out , which is the expression used to describe stability , of an exceptional flying model
You had to build ,when I started 20 years ago , or you did not fly , no ARF'S then
I flew control line for 4 years prior to RC and got good at local combat events
I have not done much building or flying in the last year , working on the house and gardens
How do you know about my Passion for RC flight ?
At 5:24pm on May 5, 2015, Denny Link said…

are you still building airplanes

At 4:45am on September 12, 2014, Joe DiIaconi said…

Hi Tony, I'm guessing you didn't see my post.

I'm getting between 58 & 60 degrees out of my center vent with the dash controller on 65. I spoke to Cadillac Tim, he said it should be more like in the 50's. Could it be because it's like 93 degrees here these days ?

PS I didn't know you lived so close to me, I'm in Tamarac, call me 561-305-4413 

At 1:37pm on September 11, 2014, Joe DiIaconi said…
Ps that was with the dash selector on 65 degrees
At 10:35am on September 11, 2014, Joe DiIaconi said…
561-305-4413, sorry
At 10:34am on September 11, 2014, Joe DiIaconi said…
diiaconi@comcast.net
At 10:33am on September 11, 2014, Joe DiIaconi said…
Hi Tony to answer the question about the AC temp coming out of my center dash vent, between 58 & 62 degrees
According to Cadillac Tim it should be around 54, what temp is yours ?
Ps I didn't know you live so close, call me 561-205-4413
At 11:25pm on July 19, 2014, Vince Torrano said…

I have a 64 CDV Tony and I have not rebuilt my carb yet but I will when I do all the other things to see if that is the problem. I'm pretty handy with a wrench I have rebuilt a few holley carbs in the past but never a Carter. I just got all the parts for a mild tune-up so I'll start in the A.M. See if that helps. Yes it does seem like its starving for fuel it wants to die when I crank the wheel to one side or the other but once its up to temp its ok but I still don't trust it. Like I said it happens once in awhile. I don't smell fuel anymore and I can't see if it is or was leaking fuel but with the new filters and parts I hope that will help. I will look at the plugs too. Thanks 

At 10:37am on April 12, 2014, Russ Austin said…

Ah yes Tony. If you add enough oil to your concrete, sometimes an engine sprouts up.  The secret is in the oil used. use the wrong oil, and a shitty little 4 cylinder import engine will grow instead.

At 1:47am on April 11, 2014, Jeff Kinzler said…

The Cement Walkway next to a house with Cadillac V-8s Growing Out of it. A beautiful modern sculpture garden, if there ever was one. You could charge people admission just to come see it.

At 7:53am on April 10, 2014, Russ Austin said…

Its pics showing a cement floor??

At 12:52am on April 10, 2014, Jeff Kinzler said…

Russ, I like your foundation landscaping very much! Who's your gardener?

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