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oil pressure, again,

Hi,, after geting the regulator replaced, car seems to be running good. Last year, i had concernes about oil pressure seemingly low,,,basic…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

2 Dec 19, 2020
Reply by Anders

'64 DeVille Borg clock

The dash clock was not working when I bought my '64 DeVille.   I have now had a chance to go through much of the simple electrical issues a…

Started by Michael Vogler

2 Dec 13, 2020
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

Free Parts for your 63 64 project.

Hello All, I have almost completed the restoration of my 64 Eldorado and it’s time to clean out the shop.  Below is a list of spare parts t…

Started by Matt

0 Dec 4, 2020

Intake manifold gasket leak

Hello Cat's & Kitten's :) Happy Turkey Day !  I believe I have an intake manifold leak. The last time I bought an intake manifold gaske…

Started by Joe DiIaconi

2 Nov 27, 2020
Reply by Joe DiIaconi

Interiors in the PNW

Just wondering if anyone knows of a place to get interiors done in the Pacific Northwest. I'm looking at seats, door cards and headliner. I…

Started by keith price

7 Nov 23, 2020
Reply by keith price

some additional AC questions

I have now ordered the replaceent compressor,,, the low energy, higher efficiency unit.  I am just assuming its already made for the r134.…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

16 Oct 23, 2020
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

Hot Water Return hose routing - 1963 390?

Gentlemen,  I am in the process of changing water pump on my 1963 Series 62 Convertible, with a 390 engine, and I want to tidy the engine c…

Started by Karsten Poulsen

4 Sep 29, 2020
Reply by Russ Austin

Wheel covers- restoration question.

What is the best way to clean wheel covers?

Started by paul k

0 Sep 23, 2020

AC update

Today's little project: I've been trying to squeeze as much AC out of this system as I possibly can living here in South Florida. Sunday wh…

Started by Joe DiIaconi

11 Sep 18, 2020
Reply by Kevin Campbell

AC vent Direction extender

I believe my 64 AC is working right. But I thought if the center vent had directional fin's it would work better here in Sunny south Florid…

Started by Joe DiIaconi

5 Sep 16, 2020
Reply by Jason Edge



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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 6 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 10 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! …


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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