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Forum: Cadillac DTS
02-01-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,186
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

I agree with engine mounts, there are a few, I...

I agree with engine mounts, there are a few, I replaced one in a friends 2002 Deville, front mount. Its not a job for an inexperienced person because you have to loosen the engine cradled and drop...
Forum: Cadillac DTS
02-01-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,927
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

Classic head gasket / head warpage issue. Engine...

Classic head gasket / head warpage issue. Engine overhaul is required, Cost is about $3,500.
Forum: Cadillac DTS
02-01-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,833
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

I'd agree with your wife, bite the bullet and...

I'd agree with your wife, bite the bullet and take it to the dealer. Emission warranty is 8 years, when did car go in service.
Forum: Cadillac DTS
02-01-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,502
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

This is a classic signal that the headlamp is...

This is a classic signal that the headlamp is going bad and about to fail. The HID lamps as they weaker get hot and will flicker and go out. After a while you can restsart the car and it will come...
Forum: Cadillac DTS
02-01-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,447
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

It was factory option and is available at the...

It was factory option and is available at the Dealer, referred to as Sports Grille in GM speak.
02-01-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,785
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

Save yourself a pile of money and put Chambered...

Save yourself a pile of money and put Chambered or Straight pipes in place of the stock mufflers. You could also use cherry bombs which are more or less Chambered but please paint them hi heat black...
02-01-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,552
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

Looks pretty good in the photos. $12 to $15,000...

Looks pretty good in the photos. $12 to $15,000 (assuming it runs and does not need repairs and all pieces are on the car.)
02-01-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,412
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

Coil packs are expensive but that's the next step...

Coil packs are expensive but that's the next step imo.
02-01-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,138
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

The transmission bellhousing is likely going to...

The transmission bellhousing is likely going to be a bit of an issue. Generally transmission had BOP Buick Pontiac Olds patterns and Chevy had its own. Have you considered using an Olds 350 or 403...
05-06-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,392
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

At this age you have to be looking to the head...

At this age you have to be looking to the head gaskets.
Forum: Cadillac ATS
01-01-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,665
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

I was invited by the Cadillac dealership that I...

I was invited by the Cadillac dealership that I buy my cars from to drive the ATS back in October so I went and looked at them and drove one. I chose to drive the V6 321 HP model with 6 speed. The...
11-27-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,707
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

I'd speculate that a timing chain broke. The...

I'd speculate that a timing chain broke. The engine is pretty much useless if that is the case. Anyway here in Toronto you can get a engine rebuilt and installed for about $3,500.
You can try a...
11-27-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,735
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

Sounds like a bad hinge or bent hood, not...

Sounds like a bad hinge or bent hood, not uncommon with a car this age. Could also be a bump stop out of adjustment. These are at the front of the car on the header panel. They are threaded with a...
11-27-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,103
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

I would look at the plugs, wires and coils for...

I would look at the plugs, wires and coils for this problem. I'd be willing to bet wires are original and coils too, never hurts to change plugs but of course they are $20 each.

You can check...
10-27-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,674
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

Never seen it...BUT I want to. When I start a one...

Never seen it...BUT I want to. When I start a one off project I do as much research as possible, sometimes it requires some experimentation with spare parts and adapting what you can find on the...
Forum: Cadillac SRX
10-05-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,809
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

Very nice, great colour for a Cadillac! Happy...

Very nice, great colour for a Cadillac! Happy Motoring.
10-03-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,256
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

Blocked heater core perhaps. Two heater hoses go...

Blocked heater core perhaps. Two heater hoses go into firewall to heater core, after warm up one shoud be hot the other cooler if you are getting circulatrion.
Forum: Off Topic
09-21-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,794
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

Are the electric cooling fans working properly,...

Are the electric cooling fans working properly, if they are not coming on when needed the coolant in the rad will not disapate heat as well. Once a Northstar starts to heat up it goes fast to the...
09-21-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,794
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

I'd change the fuel filter. Cheap and easy plus...

I'd change the fuel filter. Cheap and easy plus it elimiates a potential problem area.
09-06-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 42,964
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

That is looking relly nice, I love the way you...

That is looking relly nice, I love the way you have routed the cold air intake. Headers look very nice as well.
09-06-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,612
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

I suggest inspecting the coil packs. They are...

I suggest inspecting the coil packs. They are bolted onto the rear valve cover. This placement is idea for collecting moisture and water. Pull the caps and check the posts for rust and corrosion. You...
Forum: Cadillac STS
09-04-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,960
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

I was looking for something in the 2002/03 range...

I was looking for something in the 2002/03 range as well but the mileage and condition of this 1999 made me pull the trigger. The STS has the 300 HP engine while the SLS has the 275 HP. I have owned...
09-03-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 59,381
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

I too have owned more traditional Cadillacs,...

I too have owned more traditional Cadillacs, Fleetwood, Deville, DTS and we recently added a 1999 STS and I was amazed at this car to be truthful, that generation, 98-03 are really nice cars. I like...
Forum: Cadillac STS
09-03-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,960
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

Car was actually one hour north of Toronto on...

Car was actually one hour north of Toronto on Lake Simcoe. It was dry and dusty so that indicates it was summer driven on rural roads. Car was dealer undercoated and oiled over it's life. I looked...
Forum: Cadillac STS
08-22-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,960
Posted By Katzmans Caddy

Added a 1999 STS to the Fleet

Picked this up today, 79,000 mile car, owned first three years by Dealership in Aurora ON (that's 40 minutes north of Toronto). I got it from a 69 yr. old lady who bought a new Altima. In Ontario...
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