Need some advice: My car swerves when stopping. The mechanic noticed the problem when he drove the car and he adjusted all of the vehicle’s drum brakes. He, noted the brakes and drums looked good…Continue
"Reply by Russ Austin on January 4, 2017 at 8:22pmAuto Zone carries them. Gabriel 82109 for the front, 82125 for the rear. The rear shock mount stud is too short to put the 2 new bushing on. You will need to cut one in half so the nut will go onto…"
"If you need any brake parts, I have new (maybe 100 miles on al parts) cylinders, hoses, hardware and even drums were turned right before i installed it all.
I switched for discs cuz got fed up with trying to adjust drums and whenever I barely…"
No need for disc brakes as far as bringing these Cadillacs to a ——perfect quick stop when brakes are working as they should
The simplicity of being able to change disc pads has some advantage
My brakes have not…"
"post a pic of the master cylinder first. The system is split front to back, not left to right, so it's pretty likely that the master cylinder can be ruled out, unless the installer added a lot of plumbing.if the brakes have been…"
"The factory brakes when working properly are great so I'd go with that. I can't speak to disc upgrades since I've never done it but I have read many stories of clearance issues and other complications associated with that…"
Need some advice: My car swerves when stopping. The mechanic noticed the problem when he drove the car and he adjusted all of the vehicle’s drum brakes. He, noted the brakes and drums looked good and the car has had an updated Master Cylinder installed. Since the car was swerving to the right, we both believed the driver's side brakes were out of adjustment, and they did appear to be the problem. But the car still swerves when stopping.I want to keep the car as original as possible, but…See More
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
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
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
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 …
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. …