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Ian Osborne replied Dec 2 to 63 Bumper issues

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"I have used Decore Plating on 164th street near Figueroa for years. They do great wo…"

Ian Osborne replied Dec 1 to 63 Bumper issues

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"I live in Southern California and am quite aware of this place. I have never dealt w…"

Ian Osborne replied Nov 21 to Cadillac King - UNFAIR, Unprofessional

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"That's the oil pressure switch. It looks like an original or similar replacement par…"

Ian Osborne replied Oct 30 to carb gaskets and the spacer rochester

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"Not to take a sale away from Jason but you should be able to find someone to rebuild…"

Ian Osborne replied Oct 16 to STEERING GEAR

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"Here is the wheel listing: https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/pts/d/avalon-cadill…"

Ian Osborne replied Oct 16 to I need to buy rim for tire Los Angeles ca

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"Charles, There is an ad on L.A. Craigslist for '61-'64 wheels in Woodland Hills. You…"

Ian Osborne replied Oct 14 to I need to buy rim for tire Los Angeles ca

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"So far so good. Here is what they look like installed. Carefully torqued to 5 ft-lbs…"

Ian Osborne replied Sep 27 to Exhaust Manifold Gaskets......Again

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"Got them done today. I'm feeling pretty confident this is going to work but we'll ha…"

Ian Osborne replied Sep 10 to Exhaust Manifold Gaskets......Again

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"Thanks Mark, I think I will go with a compromise. I have ordered a sheet of .043" so…"

Ian Osborne replied Sep 4 to Exhaust Manifold Gaskets......Again

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Tail pipe black stuff!

Started by Lambert Ross in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Lambert Ross 34 minutes ago. 10 Replies

any ideas how to clear the ugly black stuff shooting out from my tailpipe? After a long layover, it really messes up the garage floor. I assume its carbon but am not sure how best to react to it.…Continue

Had the 64 convert out for a spin

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

A two hour ride to my favorite restaurant on the water in Crystal River on the west coast  of central Florida —top down 77 degrees and 47 % humidity one outstanding day as will be the rest of the…Continue

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wanted balast tube for guide eye amp

Started by maurice lapoiinte in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

I am looking for a vaccum tube for my guide eye amp. tube #5947343 it call the ballast tube, its the shorter one of the 2 and only has a filament in it. fits 59-66 cadillacs with the guidematic…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

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


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…


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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