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"One more question: When putting together the two halves you flatten the lock washer…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 22 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22
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"Actually, I used wheel bearing grease."

Norman Silverman replied Apr 21 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22
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"MUCH appreciation, Anders! "

Norman Silverman replied Apr 21 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22
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"OK, got the stuff and put the drive shaft together. Two questions: 1) How tight must…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 21 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22
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"Got my seal and washer on the way, thanks to Jason. Now, what kind of grease should…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 18 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22
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"Noted with appreciation and comprehension. Just one question: Does the split washer…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 17 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22
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"OK, thanks for the clarification. Does it slide over the splines and is the "split w…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 16 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22
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"Excellent tutorial. Thanks. What I do not see are two small parts that are shown on…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 16 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22
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"Thanks"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 13 to Suspension, Front and Rear - Illustrations & Pictures

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"Question: I want to purchase upper control arm bushings for my 64 with AC. There are…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 12 to Suspension, Front and Rear - Illustrations & Pictures

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Re upholstering seats

Started by paul in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

Hello all, my question pertains to interior of a recent barn find.  A 1963 cadillac sedan with 16000 original miles.  Unfortunately it had mice in the car, so of course the whole interior which is…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 8 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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Disc Brakes and Cadillac 48 spoke wire wheels

Started by James Elkins in General Discussion. Last reply by tim sparks 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

I've been thinking about upgrading to the CPP front disc brake kit for my 64. I'm running the wheel vintiques 15x6" Cadillac wire wheel. The brake kit says must use with a disc brake compatible…Continue

New dimmer switch

Started by Russ Austin in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 21 hours ago. 0 Replies

I have new headlight dimmer switches for cars with the guidematic system…Continue

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Is there a separate Starter Relay, or does the Solenoid serve that purpose?

Posted by Norman Silverman on August 30, 2019 at 5:57pm 7 Comments

Hello All.

I will be replacing the starter solenoid tomorrow (actually my mechanic will do the work, I'll just supervise). In checking the FSM electrical schematic and chapter verbiage, I don't see anything that looks like (or is referred to as) a starter Relay. It seems the Starter Solenoid serves the function and there's no separate relay. Right or Wrong?

If wrong, where…

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Starter Solenoid replacement-how difficult? Where to buy?

Posted by Norman Silverman on August 20, 2019 at 8:24pm 8 Comments

Hello All.

I believe the starter solenoid has gone bad in my 64 DeVille. When I turn the key, often all I get is a click, then if I try a few times again the starter turns perfectly. All battery cables are on tight and the battery is good. So, I believe this problem is the solenoid. Where do I buy the right solenoid and is it necessary to remove the starter in order to swap it out? …

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Frame Markings

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 6:26pm 1 Comment

Just got my frame back from powder coating so thought I would post photos of the front and rear frame markings.…

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Lining up the drive shaft

Posted by Dominic Salemi on August 12, 2019 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.

Thanks

Dominic

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