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De-Yellowing Convertible Rear Plastic Windows by Jaye Koppenhaver

We recently featured the Tech Tip De-Yellowing Convertible Rear Plastic Windows by Jaye Koppenhaver in the February 2017 63/64 Cadillac Cha…

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Fender Skirt Reinforcement

This Restoration Help Topic address weak spots often found in the lower corners of fender skirts and was taken from the February 2016 Newsl…

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Jason Edge Engine Rebuild and Other Projects

Here is a list of links to my 2012 Engine Rebuild Project and various Other Restoration Projects and thought it might be helpful to pull t…

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Power steering return line

Having trouble finding a power steering return line for my 64 CDV.  Found a new power steering pressure  line, but havent had any luck with…

Started by Jason A

3 Jan 13
Reply by Jason Edge

Driver's window won't go up. Bought new motor but mechanic says replace the hinky switch panel, and I can't find one to buy.

My windows are slow up and down but all worked until the driver's window got stuck down. The lights dim when you hit the switch, indicating…

Started by Preston Bealle

8 Jan 11
Reply by Jim Murphy

Recommended rebuilder for 63 Convertible's brake booster?

Any recommendation on who can rebuild 63 Convertible's brake booster? Car is a very nice, 100% original survivor but has been sitting since…

Started by Ben Roberts

4 Jan 6
Reply by Ben Roberts

63 Convertible back seat trim and boot rail

When I bought my car these pieces were missing.  I have since found these parts and they are being rechromed now.  Does anyone know where I…

Started by Kenneth R Hudgins

5 Jan 4
Reply by Cees de Bunje

Engine and tranny seals

Hey guys. Im going to be pulling my engine and tranny out soon. Theres some leaks on my engine and tranny. The main reason for this is beca…

Started by Klutch

52 Dec 25, 2019
Reply by Klutch

Propeller Shaft - Constant Velocity Universal Joints repair

Had some weird vibration type / scraping noice from the rear axle. Replaced the wheel bearings last year but the sound still remained. Kne…

Started by Anders

8 Dec 22, 2019
Reply by Michael

59-65 Limo rear heater core repair or replacement

Hi all, I'm stripping my '64 series 75 limo down for body work and I have pulled both rear heater cores out of the quarter panels to clean…

Started by Anthony McCarn

1 Dec 13, 2019
Reply by Jason Edge

429 Engine Rebuild Question.

I have a ‘64 Series 62 Coupe. I’m going to rebuild the factory 429. Has anyone used a company where you ship your engine for the rebuild? I…

Started by Dan Loukota

8 Oct 27, 2019
Reply by Jason Edge

Re upholstering seats

Hello all, my question pertains to interior of a recent barn find.  A 1963 cadillac sedan with 16000 original miles.  Unfortunately it had…

Started by paul

5 Sep 17, 2019
Reply by Jason Edge

distributor gasket

I'll ask again what did they use for a distributor gasket on the 429 and where would I get one. Certainly someone out there knows the answe…

Started by Dave Fundaburg

2 Sep 14, 2019
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The Australian Bushfires:.......

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt yesterday. 10 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

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 4 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

Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts on Friday. 3 Replies

Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer.  The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it.  I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue

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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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63 cadi conv

Posted by Merlino jean marc on December 31, 2019 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone 

As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.

I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually  I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find

The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…

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