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Ian Osborne replied to Anders's discussion Not mine - Modified 1963 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
"This project is currently on eBay. I think the chopped top looks pretty cool but it sure doesn't look like a Fleetwood anymore.https://www.ebay.com/itm/1963-Cadillac-Fleetwood/223867316486?_trksid=p2485497.m4902.l9144"
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Ben Roberts replied to Ben Roberts's discussion How much play in 63 timing chain?
"Russ, Thank you for the feedback"
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Ben Roberts replied to Ben Roberts's discussion How much play in 63 timing chain?
"Thanks for the feedback.  New parts it is."
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Ian Osborne replied to Anders's discussion Not mine - Modified 1963 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
"This project is currently on eBay. I think he chopped looks pretty cool but it sure doesn't look like a Fleetwood anymore. https://www.ebay.com/itm/1963-Cadillac-Fleetwood/223867316486?hash=item341f882906:g:KJYAAOSwNaBeJy4R"
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Kevin Campbell replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion The Australian Bushfires:.......
"This happened yesterday,  You came to help us and lost your life. Your family's should be so proud of you and may you…"
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Kevin Campbell replied to Anders's discussion Not mine - Modified 1963 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
"spent so much on purple paint he couldn't afford a full exhaust. I hate it."
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Pablo's discussion 1964 sixty special fleetwood piston ring need help
"Check with a local machine shop  They should have your answers Enjoy "
9 hours ago
Jason Edge replied to Anders's discussion Not mine - Modified 1963 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
"As they say to each their own. I think there would have been a time when I was 15, maybe almost 16, I would have liked this. LOL   I think the purple gives ti way too much Glitz! I do like the rims and tires and think if you left the front…"
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Jason Edge replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion '63 convertible visor mount questions
"The visor bracket/striker screws as seen below are 1/4" x 20 size thread with an external star lock washer around head as seen below.  There are 2 types of nylon inserts/sleeves. The visor sleeve that goes into the visor bracket where it…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion '63 convertible visor mount questions
"You may be able to get the visor screws here when the part suppliers drop in soon  The correct stock part should be used as they appear to be a unique design and look  Enjoy "
21 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion '63 convertible visor mount questions
"Nylon bushings  go into the hole that—- the tit from the top latch goes into just before you lock the top hinge in the locked position on each side of the convertible top  Enjoy "
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Karl Schwarz posted a discussion

'63 convertible visor mount questions

I've got a 1963 Series 62 convertible.Anyone know the size of the three screws used to mount the Striker Support to the trim above the windshield? The "Striker Support" appears to be the name of the part that holds the visor and that the convertible top clamps to. Anyone have a source for a set of six of thee screws, or are they a standard size/type I pick up easily at a decent hardware store?Also, I feel stupid asking this question, but do the visor bushings go in the hole where the pivot is…See More
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Jason Edge commented on Ray Schick's blog post Road Trip
"Tony, I think they have the 63/64's covered nicely with the Series 62 Sedan. With all the fantastic models and body styles from 1902 to present, I am just glad we have "one of ours" in the museum.  I'm guessing if you cover…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Ray Schick's blog post Road Trip
"Jason  If and when the time should ever come for you and a Dino ?? Some time after you win your first Grand National Event ! I would love to see your CDV —-in this museum —as one of the very best CDV’s in existence…"
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Kevin Campbell replied to Anders's discussion Blog posts
"Hey mate, haven't seen you on for a while?"
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Jason Edge commented on Ray Schick's blog post Road Trip
"Since only certain body styles received the new for 1964 Turbo Hydra-Matic transmission, the advertisement should have simply added the comment "on certain body styles." Otherwise it is fine. As far as body styles on displayed, I am…"
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Pablo posted a discussion

1964 sixty special fleetwood piston ring need help

Good morning, I just got an engine that needs piston rings , it’s a 429 cid , the measure of the piston is 104 14 according with the digital caliper, also the size of cylinder shows 105 01 , the question is what size of rings do I need? And where can I get them, thank you very much as always.
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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts 6 hours ago. 6 Replies

I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so.  It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue

The Australian Bushfires:.......

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell 7 hours ago. 11 Replies

I know we have some Aussies on here and I have to say, Australia, is in a whole world of hurt at the moment, so do ya best to stay safe.Currently, in the southern states, 4 huge fire fronts, look…Continue

1964 sixty special fleetwood piston ring need help

Started by Pablo in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 9 hours ago. 1 Reply

Good morning, I just got an engine that needs piston rings , it’s a 429 cid , the measure of the piston is 104 14 according with the digital caliper, also the size of cylinder shows 105 01 , the…Continue

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Road Trip

Posted by Ray Schick on January 21, 2020 at 9:00pm 7 Comments

Got a little cabin fever this morning,decided to take a road trip to Hickory Corners Michigan, The Gilmore Museum. It’s about 2 1/2 hours from my home . Place is awesome,I was really impressed.

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments

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Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

AC/heater for 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville

Posted by Matias J. Adrogue on January 7, 2020 at 11:11am 9 Comments

Good morning!  I am Matias Adrogue.  I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details!  I call her “Jaws 64”.  Pics will be posted soon.  I need advise regarding a AC/heater.  It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work.  A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair.  I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts.  I read the great write…

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