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"Brian  Go to ebay type in "1963 Cadillac paint chip chart"  Their are a lot of chart…"

Gene McIlroy replied Jun 9, 2017 to Benton Blue pictures

3 Jun 9, 2017
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"Clovis That is the bushing for the accelerator to carb linkage.  Goes on the bracket…"

Gene McIlroy replied May 27, 2017 to What is this for?

8 May 27, 2017
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"Go ahead and order it from Hirsch.  They get it in regularly but sell out quick. Did…"

Gene McIlroy replied May 7, 2017 to Cadillac blue paint?

30 May 16, 2017
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"Russ there is no telling what the part in the OPGI picture is for.  If he just order…"

Gene McIlroy replied Apr 8, 2017 to New part help

10 Apr 9, 2017
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"Jason Thanks for clearing up what the AOS stand for, I have racked my brain trying t…"

Gene McIlroy replied Mar 23, 2017 to Chassis/Frame Markings.

14 Mar 4
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"Best I can figure out they are a frame assembly marking.   I have not figured out wh…"

Gene McIlroy replied Mar 23, 2017 to Chassis/Frame Markings.

14 Mar 4
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"Tony A step drill bit (Harbor Freight has them) makes the smoothest holes in sheetme…"

Gene McIlroy replied Mar 18, 2017 to New RH Mirror Installed ..... Dino is Happy!

17 Apr 18, 2017
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"Tony A couple of photos from a NOS mirror that sold on ebay recently.  At least they…"

Gene McIlroy replied Mar 17, 2017 to New RH Mirror Installed ..... Dino is Happy!

17 Apr 18, 2017
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"Sorry for the multiple pictures, I kept  waiting for the photo download to show up s…"

Gene McIlroy replied Mar 11, 2017 to Fuel Tank - Is it original?

9 Mar 11, 2017
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"Chad, looks like an excellent condition original tank to me. I cleaned the undercoat…"

Gene McIlroy replied Mar 11, 2017 to Fuel Tank - Is it original?

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Lou Ramirez 11 hours ago. 9 Replies

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

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1963 Chateau deVille?

Started by thejollychimp in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Richard Otto 15 hours ago. 3 Replies

Have any of you seen or heard of a "Chateau deVille" model? I searched the internet and only found two references to it (below). Sounds like it might have been a dealer installed package? I actually…Continue

Custom '64 Eldorado on Bitchin' Rides Last Night

Started by Ian Osborne in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion yesterday. 0 Replies

If anyone here is familiar with the show "Bitchin' Rides" they started work on a '64 Eldo on the episode that aired last night (12/5). I really like the show and they build some amazing custom…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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