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Rochester Carb parts wanted

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Jun 27. 1 Reply

I have a Rochester carb that suffered a trauma to the throttle shaft, I’m wondering if anyone has a shaft or a carb for parts that would have a good shaft?  Thanks Continue

Very sensitive brakes.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jun 16. 19 Replies

Hey everyone,  how sensitive should the power brakes be?  I have just rebuilt the power booster and  replaced the master cylinder. The pedal doesn’t have any resistance so I have to be very gentle so…Continue

Body mounts and loose feeling rear end.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phil Jun 6. 9 Replies

    Hey everyone, the rear end of my 63 coupe has a loose feeling to it, almost like riding on jello.  I’ve replaced the shocks, the trailing arm bushings, upper control arm bushings, upper control…Continue

Crank shaft pulley oil leak and oil pump housing damage questions.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Dec 27, 2020. 11 Replies

Hey everybody, merry Christmas!   I have a couple of quick questions.   I seem to have an oil leak that travels through the harmonic balancer and drains on the inside of the pulley,  do you know what…Continue

 

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Phil replied to Walter Anderson Bonner Jr.'s discussion Love my car but hate the brakes - need some good advice
"I had the same problem.  New springs and hardware solved the problem.  There’s a vendor on eBay that sells a kit for all 4 wheels for like 50 bucks.   "
Oct 12
Phil replied to Michael Vogler's discussion Front Dash Speaker
"You can access it from underneath,  you’ll need to take the radio out though. "
Oct 9
Phil commented on Phil's blog post Rochester throttle body gasket
"I did a little more reading,  apparently the casting number on the bowl isn’t vehicle specific, it is used to signify the bowl type before machining for the specific vehicles.  Also I read that certain cars use a “venting…"
Sep 30
Phil commented on Phil's blog post Rochester throttle body gasket
"Thanks Mark, Good catch on the casting #. The when I search that number it does show up as as a Chevy,  it’s interesting because a Chevy throttle body is a lot different.  "
Sep 29
Mark S Anderson commented on Phil's blog post Rochester throttle body gasket
"check the casting number 7028597.  I quick googled it and very little came up, except all of the listings showed that it belonged to a rochester 4gc on a chevy.  i don't know that this is reliable info, and my parts book is packed…"
Sep 29
Phil commented on Phil's blog post Rochester throttle body gasket
"I forgot to mention I did have the carb on my own car with that newer gasket, it ran like it had a terrible vacuum leak. I was hesitant to even try it but in the owners manual it shows that exact gasket. Is it possible that the manual  used a…"
Sep 29
Mark S Anderson commented on Phil's blog post Rochester throttle body gasket
"no, that gasket would induce vacuum leaks at each of the barrels.  you want a gasket without all the 'U' shaped cuts, that mimics the outline of the barrels.   This carb may have run, but would have been lean and not run off…"
Sep 29
Phil posted a blog post

Rochester throttle body gasket

Hello,  would anybody be able to tell me if I’m using the correct gasket on my Rochester throttle body? It doesn’t  look right to me.  I’m not sure if the carb actually ran with this gasket because I got it used with no history.  Any help would be appreciated …See More
Sep 29
Phil replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Noise in engine
"Try oiling the rockers  by hand to see if the noise goes away. "
Aug 8
Phil replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Over heating
"What is the temperature rating on your thermostat? If it’s lower like a 160 degree you’re more likely to se more fluctuation on the gauge.  Also I think you’re better off getting an actual reading of the coolant temperature…"
Jul 31
Russ Austin replied to Phil's discussion Rochester Carb parts wanted
"I have parts, send me an email please;  russ85747@hotmail.com "
Jun 27
Phil posted a discussion

Rochester Carb parts wanted

I have a Rochester carb that suffered a trauma to the throttle shaft, I’m wondering if anyone has a shaft or a carb for parts that would have a good shaft?  Thanks See More
Jun 27
Phil replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"Maybe a stupid question but,  does your mechanic understand the he needs to turn the engine so that the cam is right position to get the pump in?  They  don’t normally slide right in, it takes a little fiddling.  "
Jun 23
Phil replied to Daniel Grande's discussion 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues
"You can get a rebuild kit for the original pump,  it’s a pretty straightforward task took me about an hour and a half.  "
Jun 17
Phil posted a photo
Jun 17
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Phil's discussion Very sensitive brakes.
"Phil Glad you posted the additional info regarding the sensitivity of the booster rod adjustment which is very helpful for the community to be aware of when making a brake booster replacement "
Jun 16

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1963 Sixty-Two
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Rochester throttle body gasket

Posted on September 29, 2021 at 8:18am 5 Comments

Hello,  would anybody be able to tell me if I’m using the correct gasket on my Rochester throttle body? It doesn’t  look right to me.  I’m not sure if the carb actually ran with this gasket because I got it used with no history.  Any help would be appreciated …

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64 caddie Brake drums

Started by mark zimmerman in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 31 minutes ago. 2 Replies

Are the front  brake drums the same as the rear ones? I had my garage install new drums on the car and now at 25-35 mph the car shakes like the  front wheels are going to fall off. Car has new brakes…Continue

Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 4 hours ago. 286 Replies

I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

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Caddy Cruising with the Family

Started by Jason Edge in General Discussion 13 hours ago. 0 Replies

I've had a great couple of weeks entertaining family since Oct 11, and the 64 Caddy has played a big part.  Knowing aunts and uncles and many other relatives would be joining us for a celebration of…Continue

64 front passenger fender removal

Started by Chris Mcdougal in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 15 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hey guys I have search around the discussion boards and can't find anything.. but trying to get this passenger front fender off of my 64 deville 6 window got all the obvious ones and the one behind…Continue

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Rochester throttle body gasket

Posted by Phil on September 29, 2021 at 8:18am 5 Comments

Hello,  would anybody be able to tell me if I’m using the correct gasket on my Rochester throttle body? It doesn’t  look right to me.  I’m not sure if the carb actually ran with this gasket because I got it used with no history.  Any help would be appreciated …

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Rumble Sound at 55-60 mph

Posted by Ray Schick on September 20, 2021 at 10:45pm 6 Comments

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…

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1963 series 62 convertible transmission issue

Posted by Matthew VanDeWater on June 22, 2021 at 3:03pm 1 Comment

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…

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New vehicle in the club

Posted by Patrick Westphal on June 17, 2021 at 4:00pm 1 Comment

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.  …

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