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Recommendations for Pertronix Ingition on a ´63 390cui?

Hello, my name is Stefan and this is my first post in this forum. I´m from germany and very happy to own and drive a 1963 Fleetwood 60 Spec…

Started by Stefan

3 Mar 25
Reply by Kurt

Head gasket

In the gasket set from best (usa parts). I test fit it today,  seems holes are blocked.  I outlined them in attachment.  Would theses be of…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

5 Mar 24
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Looking forward

Thinking a bit ahead, i thougt about the distributor.  As i havnt put on the heads and seeing the pistons approach top, would this be a goo…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

3 Mar 24
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

Oil Change Questions

It looks like its been over a year or so since the topic oil changes came up. I've got a few questions before I get mine done: 1. It looks…

Started by Karl Schwarz

0 Mar 24

Gasketa

I got this gasket set in and its a Best product. I have identified the oil, carb, valley pan, fuel filter, manifolds, but there is a group…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

16 Mar 23
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

Instruments/back up fuse 63 Coupe

I have blown the instruments/back up lights fuse for my 63 Coupe. It calls for a 9A but I can not find any in my area. However plenty of 10…

Started by Marcel Delage

2 Mar 22
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Tilt turn signal switch

I have a 63 with tilt. I was having issues with The turn signals in the drivers side lighting but not flashing while trouble shooting I dec…

Started by Cody

5 Mar 19
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Fan Clutch

I have a 64 Fleetwood with a/c and have to replace the fan clutch but not sure on which clutch the car requires. They offer a thermal and a…

Started by Michael Francioni

0 Mar 19

Back up switch 63 Coupe

I have located the back up switch for my 63 Coupe. I want to test the switch. There are two sets of prongs on the switch, flat and round. C…

Started by Marcel Delage

2 Mar 18
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64 DeVille wheels/rims

Gang, Couple years ago came across a 64 convertible and bought it. This spring it is at the bodyman getting some body work and fresh paint…

Started by Bud Asterisk

3 Mar 18
Reply by Kurt

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Start up. 1st attempt

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 5 hours ago. 21 Replies

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Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 9 hours ago. 234 Replies

I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

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64 Horns

Started by John Inglesby in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge on Saturday. 1 Reply

I have 3 horns and the only one working is the bottom long one. The 2 round ones are not. I played around with the connections and they seem ok. I tried to check for power but not sure I was doing it…Continue

Compression test

Started by Michael Chomout in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Karl Schwarz on Friday. 8 Replies

Dear Gents, just had time to dova compression test on the 429 engine by warming up the engine and removed all plugs and went through cranking without pouring oil into the cylinder since I want to…Continue

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63 Trunk detail

Posted by Bob Pontius on April 8, 2021 at 3:07pm 1 Comment

Jason, I liked the detail and information you have provided. I would like to do mine similar to yours. Can you help? Do you have trunk material? OPGI is sending the trunk product for my 63 Fleetwood. But it does cover the entire trunk as yours was done. If you do not have can you give me a reference? Thanks!! Bob

Car lift and jack stands

Posted by Les Eastling on March 23, 2021 at 10:00am 4 Comments

I mentioned during the 63/64 chapter zoom meeting on 3/21 that we had installed a car lift in our garage. Someone asked what kind and I didn't have the info at hand, so here is a link to it and also a link to some tall jack stands we use to add more stability to the car and an additional safety factor. There is something about getting underneath one of these cars that makes me a little nervous! …

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Leaky Freeze Plug

Posted by Lee Martin on March 22, 2021 at 12:49pm 7 Comments

Just developed a significant leak coming from a freeze plug right over the starter.  Would this be considered a "cam plug" i.e. like Dorman 17616DS?  Our cars have multiple sizes of plugs on engine block and I want to get the right one.  Also, does anyone know how pricey this is for a shop to fix?  Thanks!

Balancer location

Posted by Kim K Kaiser on March 20, 2021 at 4:47pm 6 Comments

Readi g another thread. Does this look about right on balancer gap? Thats a 1/4 thick piece of metal.

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