: Just got a 68 Cadillac Deville



durrett syndrome
06-15-10, 06:15 PM
Hey just got a 68 cadillac deville and love it so far. My question is I was looking for a Hanes manual or something like that for my 68 which explains what oil to use, how much, and other important info about the car. I had no luck searching so I was hoping you guys would have some idea. Thanks.

Brother_B
06-16-10, 01:01 AM
Get this:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1968-CADILLAC-Full-Line-Service-Shop-Repair-Manual-Book-_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem3f001c3a90QQitemZ27058 4789648QQptZMotorsQ5fManualsQ5fLiterature

Or you could get a Chilton's manual that covers all Cadillacs from 1967 thru 1989, but is nowhere near as good.

caddydaddy
06-18-10, 11:41 PM
I have the Chilton's 1967-1984 manual and the Hayne's 1970-1993 manuals if you are interested!

drmenard
06-20-10, 01:43 PM
Modern oils do not have the additives for older motors with flat tappet cams.. to keep your cam happy you need a additive or get a racing oil with the additive.. Valvoline VR1 is one that does have it in it.. This is very important not to destroy your cam...

caddydaddy
06-20-10, 02:42 PM
You can just add this stuff to any modern oil to keep your cam happy! http://www.zddplus.com/

Stingroo
06-20-10, 07:11 PM
Check out the RWD forums FAQ, there's a huge thread in there about what kind of oil to use in your old school Cadillac.

And as always:

:postpics:

Welcome to the boards. :)

durrett syndrome
06-21-10, 07:30 PM
Check out the RWD forums FAQ, there's a huge thread in there about what kind of oil to use in your old school Cadillac.

And as always:

:postpics:

Welcome to the boards. :)


Hey I will take some pics asap and get them up here....im not familiar with the rwd forums what is that? thanks a lot.

caddydaddy
06-21-10, 07:42 PM
....im not familiar with the rwd forums what is that? thanks a lot.

A forum just for the old RWD Cads:

http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/rwd-19xx-1984-deville-fleetwood-1985/

Brother_B
06-23-10, 09:36 PM
http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/rwd-19xx-1984-deville-fleetwood-1985/180150-type-engine-oil-curious.html

That is the direct link to the oil discussions (I think). Go to the RWD Forum, and at the top, you will see Sticky: The RWD FAQ and Tech Info (http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/rwd-19xx-1984-deville-fleetwood-1985/173800-rwd-faq-tech-info.html), in there, jayoldschool has posted links to the good stuff, like that particular thread about oil.

sober2day
05-06-11, 10:37 AM
Go to ebay, that's where I found mine.