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Jason Edge replied to Jason Edge's discussion Welcome 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Members
"Join me in welcoming our newest 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member Karl Schwarz from  Centreville, Virginia         Karl adds a 1963 Series 62 Convertibleto our fleet of Chapter Cadillacs"
4 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Is this possible or total BS?
"Disregard the post above this  Thx "
6 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Is this possible or total BS?
"Kim  Go to the Help page under - Alignment —- and you will see the specs for either Bias ply tires or Radial tires depending what you use  Give them to the wheel alignment numbers for the tires you are using  That should help…"
6 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Is this possible or total BS?
"Kim  Bring your service manual to the shop so they have the  stock specs for your car  Those specs WB for bias ply tires  The specs for radial ply tires are a bit different  Enjoy "
6 hours ago
Kim K Kaiser replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Is this possible or total BS?
"I called another company, they said there software does go back to 63"
6 hours ago
Karl Schwarz replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Vacuum / Parking Brake / NSS Question
"Thanks! The brake won't latch when the car is in park - perhaps it just needs some lubrication on the catch"
7 hours ago
Kurt replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Vacuum / Parking Brake / NSS Question
"The parking brake will not latch when the car is running and put into gear. It should latch in Park & Neutral or when the car is off in any gear. One of the functions of the NSS is sending vacuum to the parking brake release when the car is in…"
7 hours ago
Karl Schwarz posted a discussion

Vacuum / Parking Brake / NSS Question

I bought a 1963 Series 62 Convertible in July.It makes a hissing sound when in neutral, and sometimes when in drive (when the shift is more to the left that the right. I assume this related to a NSS vacuum issue - does that seem correct?In addition, the parking brake does not latch. From what I've read here, it seems the NSS issue causes the parking brake to fail to release, not fail to latch - do I have this right? The parking brake itself works as I have slowly driven the car and carefully…See More
7 hours ago
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Is this possible or total BS?
"Sure this is BS  He did not want to do the job for some reason but that’s one hell of an excuse   LOL ! Enjoy "
8 hours ago
Kim K Kaiser posted a discussion

Is this possible or total BS?

After changing tie rods, i tokk car into wheel n allignment shop. He said no problem.  He calls back about 45 minutes later and said they couldnt get between the tire and cowl, the guys head was too big!!  I said. Your kidding!  He said no.  You can pick up when you ready.  I asked if he could suggest another shop, he said not really, but wherever to go, try to find smaller alignment guyHv you ever heard such a thing?  Im not making this up guys!See More
11 hours ago
Lambert Ross replied to Lambert Ross's discussion Tail pipe black stuff!
"Belated Thank You!! I am anxious to get back at it soon. Had to move it the other day and it sounds like I've left her alone too long. It is a pretty good starter also. Better than my newer truck and car.  "
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Tony and Ginny 429 posted a discussion

Had the 64 convert out for a spin

A two hour ride to my favorite restaurant on the water in Crystal River on the west coast  of central Florida —top down 77 degrees and 47 % humidity one outstanding day as will be the rest of the week ( actually until April ) The water in the Gulf is Crystal clear to the bottom and  with great fishing and sea life ( dolphin sea turtles and pelicans) The Margarita Breeze  and Resort  is the place  —in a marina setting with exceptionally good food An especially great experience every time we do…See More
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Russ Austin replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion wanted balast tube for guide eye amp
"I have some, send me an emaol;; russ85747@hotmail.com"
yesterday
maurice lapoiinte posted a discussion

wanted balast tube for guide eye amp

I am looking for a vaccum tube for my guide eye amp. tube #5947343 it call the ballast tube, its the shorter one of the 2 and only has a filament in it. fits 59-66 cadillacs with the guidematic dimmer system. any help locating it would be appreciated.thanks.mauriceSee More
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Jason Edge replied to Jason Edge's discussion Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay
"See new 1963/64 Cadillac eBay Listings below for Dec 8, 2019. 1963 Cadillac Fleetwood SPECIAL Lucky Motors Villa Park Pre-Owned $25,980.00 Dec-7 18:39 or Best Offer Year: 1963 Miles: 17,828Make: CadillacFree local pickupSeller: luckymotors1…"
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Kevin Holmes is now a member of 63/64 Cadillac Website
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Sanders shorty headers for the 63-64
"Russ  A bit more research and I do agree they are not right for our years due to the frames design which changed in the later years  Enjoy "
Sunday
Russ Austin replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Sanders shorty headers for the 63-64
"They do not fit. Many have tried. They fit 65 and up 429."
Sunday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Sanders shorty headers for the 63-64
"Have only seen the Sanders long headers in the past that were less than a plug and play item needing modifications to the long headers to not lay against the engines oil pan on the passenger side when installed and a somewhat challenging…"
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Is this possible or total BS?

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 6 hours ago. 5 Replies

After changing tie rods, i tokk car into wheel n allignment shop. He said no problem.  He calls back about 45 minutes later and said they couldnt get between the tire and cowl, the guys head was too…Continue

Vacuum / Parking Brake / NSS Question

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Karl Schwarz 7 hours ago. 2 Replies

I bought a 1963 Series 62 Convertible in July.It makes a hissing sound when in neutral, and sometimes when in drive (when the shift is more to the left that the right. I assume this related to a NSS…Continue

Tail pipe black stuff!

Started by Lambert Ross in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Lambert Ross yesterday. 10 Replies

any ideas how to clear the ugly black stuff shooting out from my tailpipe? After a long layover, it really messes up the garage floor. I assume its carbon but am not sure how best to react to it.…Continue

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still need a driveshaft

Posted by wayne weaver on November 26, 2019 at 11:53am 0 Comments

well thank you UPS for losing the driveshaft that Russ Austin shipped me. 

however i still need a rear driveshaft section for my 63. mine has a vibration due to the bushing inside of it. its a shame because the ball and sockets in the cardian joints are perfect but it has a woble on the balancing machine. so .  still need the rear section. anyone have a good one ? is there driveshaft alternatives to use ? i am really considering an LS swap and since im fighting the driveshaft search…

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63 guidematic issues

Posted by maurice lapoiinte on November 24, 2019 at 3:10pm 0 Comments

 So my 63 guide matic headlamps stay on low beam all the time. I have so far bypassed the system and everything works normal. I have been thru the trouble shooting in the manual but this is where the confusion begins.on my car when the power relay is powered I have low beam and when its not powered I have highbeam, this appears to be opposite what the diagnosis says should be correct.The wiring is all original and no wires have been mixed up.has anyone ever unplugged the 2 wire connector…

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Another advantage of the Pertronix III

Posted by Doug Scarrow on November 23, 2019 at 11:12am 1 Comment

   Having tried both the II and III I can say the multispark feature of the III offers a smoother idle . It is also easier to install .Does not require removal of the distributor

Stuck at two red (dash) lights!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on November 3, 2019 at 10:00pm 9 Comments

I hope someone can help solve these two electrical problems that appeared one after the other.

By way of background: The car, a '64 Eldorado has very limited use. It was at a restoration shop for 15 months until last January-  that supposedly did a bunch of wiring repairs including rebuilding the gas gauge that still hasn't worked properly, and the clock that hasn't worked, and re-soldering the broken wires in the drive door. All window and seat controls appear to be…

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