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  1. Swapping 4100 to Olds 307 in 1984 Eldorado

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    Hi everyone, just joined after reading numerous posts regarding engine swaps. So first I'd like to thank the participating members for sharing their knowledge and experiences.... In my situation, I finally obtained my dream car, a 1984 Eldorado convertible from Arizona. Was advised after having...
  2. 66, 67 deville swapping parts

    RWD 19xx-1984 DeVille and Fleetwood,1985-1996 Flee
    i have a bunch of swapping part questions. i have a 67 sedan deville, when the front seat armrest (in between the driver and passenger) goes down, theres still a piece of the seat that blocks access to the back seat. i have noticed in the 66 coupes and i think the 67 coupes, when the armrest...
  3. swapping q-jets

    RWD 19xx-1984 DeVille and Fleetwood,1985-1996 Flee
    I'm looking to switch out my stock 90 q-jet with another thats off a mid 80s caprice. Just wondering if it will work. I dont think the new one is computer controlled. The old one is giving me too many problems and the one from the caprice looks to have a recent rebuild.
  4. Swapping motor into a '96 Eldorado

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    I am new here and I am looking at purchasing 2 cars. The first is a '96 Deville The second is a '96 Eldorado with a bad motor What I was wondering is if I could just drop the subframes from both cars and switch them so the eldorado is driveable and the deville would be the parts car. I...
  5. Swapping PCM - Is Reprogramming Required?

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    I just bought a 99 Deville Concours with 98K about 4 weeks ago. So far I've put about 400 miles on it and when I started it up Saturday morning the "Service Engine Soon" light was on. Later on during the day I started it up again and the light was off. I drove it Sunday and the light back on...
  6. Swapping CDROM NAV -> Factory Bose (non-nav)

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    Hey all, I am looking at a 2001 Cadillac DTS and it's got the CD-ROM based navigation. I am not interested in this based on everything I have read here. However, I have not seen anything with regards to removing that and replacing it with a factory Bose stereo. Are there any gotchas that...
  7. I am swapping my engine for one of Jake's, how hard to rebuild tranny myself?

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    2000 DHS, 280,000 miles tranny and engine never opened up, daily driver, approx 800-1000 miles per week. I am going to swap out my engine for one of Jake's and think it might be worthwhile to overhaul or have overhauled my transmission. I have pulled engines on MGB's and pretty much everything...
  8. Swapping x pipe for h pipe, corsa exhaust

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods
    Hey guys, the resonator on my corsa exhaust is rattling, and i would like to change the resonated h pipe for an x pipe. Just wondering if anyone has done this, and what parts would i need for the swap on a corsa exhaust. I am insalling kooks headers in a few weeks so i will i need to do...
  9. Important question on swapping out a PCM

    Electrical Technical Information
    I have been having some problems with my 95 STS. I have been getting a lot hesitation and bogging and the fuel pump seems to be fine. I was told that my PCM could be faulty do to me having a bad heater core leak. Now I do know that i need to get a PCM with the same service number on it and take...
  10. Swapping BCM solves problems!

    Electrical Technical Information
    I swapped out the BCM in my '90 DeVille and the the "dash gremlins" are gone. No more lights blinking off and on and clicking relay. HVAC and Fuel Data Center seem to be working again! Thanks to all on this fine site for their input. Regards, Matt
  11. Swapping engines (Deville DHS 2000)

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    Hi, hope this is the right thread. I was wondering if there is a possibility that I could swap the engine from my Deville DHS 2000 (275 hp) with an engine from Seville STS 2001 (302 hp) without some major modifications? Also would I have to swap the transmission or anything else to?
  12. swapping out steering column

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    Hi all, My friend has a 92 deville with security. Someone tried to steal it and messed up the column so we switched it out. Now we get nothing. The interior lights, dash and headlights all work but nothing when you try to start it. The security light stays on when the key is in the start...
  13. Can't take it anymore.. I'm swapping the headunit..

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006
    Ok.. I am getting kind of sick of all the problems with my factory headunit.. I know some of the things are because I installed items that obviously are having issues but its getting annoying.. here are the problems 1 - sometimes when using the navigation it loses my location and the icon...
  14. First person in the cosmos to think of swapping seat "skins" ;)

    Cadillac STS Forum 2005 through 2012
    OK, so I figured somebody's got to pick up the slack now that our ego maniacal member is on "temporary vacation" from his grandiose posts :D But, seriously, you think I could pull the leather from the drivers seat and swap it with the passengers? I "skinned" my wifes PT Cruiser seats to put...
  15. Need advice for swapping 429 for 500 in '66 DeVille

    500, 472, 425, 368
    I have a 66 Deville convertible and I've reached the limits of my patience with the engine. I bought the car back in '96 and had the stock 429 rebuilt two years later by a substandard engine contractor for Kragen. Later I found out this was exactly the wrong thing to do. I've been able to...
  16. Question about swapping stereos.

    Cadillac Audio, Video and Security Systems
    Hi, I have a 2004 Deville it has the base stereo system in it, no bose with the single cd player and an oem cd changer in the glove box. My question is can I swap this stereo for one that has the cd and cassette player on it and still have full functionality. I want to use a portable mp3...
  17. Difficulty level on swapping a N* 4.6?

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    The title says it all; how difficult is it to swap over to a new engine?? The procedure itself. Northstar 4.6 in a 2001 DTS. We have a bad rod. Had a hard knock at acceleration, thought it was EGR valve, no such luck. Husband will be doing it, mechanically inclined , yet, not a professional...
  18. Swapping the 17" OEM wheel for the 18" OEM

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    I just picked up my 2008 Thundergray CTS with the premium luxury package including the 17" hand polished wheels. Question- since I did not order the Sport Package/Suspension that includes the 18" wheels, is it a problem to mount the OEM 18" wheel on this vehicle or will it throw the car off...
  19. swapping parts from 472 onto 500

    500, 472, 425, 368
    okay so i just finished putting in my 1975 cadillac 500 into my 69 coupe deville. the 69 472 is just sitting there. i'm going to put my exhaust manifolds on the new engine but what else can i swap for some more power? and whats all this talk about "smog bs" what exactly do i take off my engine...
  20. Torque values - Swapping Spindles Mcgaughty

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    I lowered my truck over the weekend by using the McGaughty spindles in the front but the damn instructions did not tell me the following torque values. I searched the net and found some but I need one more: Does anyone know what are the torque values for the following: Are these correct...