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"A few years back I installed an Autometer temp gauge in my 63 when I was having some…"

David Thomas replied Mar 21 to Need to find a place for coolant temp sensor

19 Mar 24
Reply by Dan McNarry

"Kim, sounds like you're going in circles. You may have a low oil pressure issue caus…"

David Thomas replied Dec 21, 2019 to oil Pressure Sensor

57 Dec 25, 2019
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"Kim, you'll only loosen  the outer clamp next to the outer tie rod joint. Leave the…"

David Thomas replied Dec 2, 2019 to changing outer tie rod

3 Dec 3, 2019
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"When I replaced the bushings and ball joints on my 63, I didn't see any difference i…"

David Thomas replied Dec 1, 2019 to 1963 upper control arms needed

8 Dec 1, 2019
Reply by David Thomas

"Thanks guys! Jason, is upgrading to the 64 design a remove and replace bolt it in, c…"

David Thomas replied Nov 16, 2019 to Throttle check valve

4 Nov 16, 2019
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"If the motor is leaking oil, it should leak any time it is running. The only differe…"

David Thomas replied Oct 14, 2019 to Rear main Follow up replacement and repair,,

82 Dec 1, 2019
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"Hello Kim, have you thoroughly inspected for leaks around the valve covers, oil pres…"

David Thomas replied Oct 14, 2019 to Rear main Follow up replacement and repair,,

82 Dec 1, 2019
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"Russ, thanks for the follow up on the required lubricant. "

David Thomas replied Oct 12, 2019 to Had to replace A/C Mode Damper Actuator

16 Oct 12, 2019
Reply by David Thomas

"Russ, Thanks for the tip!"

David Thomas replied Oct 11, 2019 to Had to replace A/C Mode Damper Actuator

16 Oct 12, 2019
Reply by David Thomas

" I was able to get the A/C control panel out this morning. As Jason suggest from the…"

David Thomas replied Oct 10, 2019 to Had to replace A/C Mode Damper Actuator

16 Oct 12, 2019
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1964 Interior AC/Heater Box Removal

Started by Travis in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Travis 4 hours ago. 13 Replies

Newby question here!  I've read through the shop manual and as many threads as I could find on here, but I'm still stumped on exactly how to remove the interior plastic Heater/AC box from my 64 SDV…Continue

Tags: vacuum, mode, door, box, a/c

What gasket or seal at the PCV pipe under intake?

Started by Tosh Dickenson in General Discussion. Last reply by Tosh Dickenson 11 hours ago. 2 Replies

Wonder what kind of seal goes on the metal PCV pipe under the intake?  It looks like the larger part is kind of a press fit into the manifold but maybe there was a rubber gasket under the bolt that…Continue

Ordering Polyurethane Replacement Trailing Arm Bushings

Started by Dan McNarry in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Dan McNarry 11 hours ago. 3 Replies

There seems to be growing interest in the poly bushings. In order for me to keep track of who wants bushings, please send me a message along with or in lieu of a reply to either this thread or the…Continue

Drain plug and speedo bullet seal.

Started by Pete Grodem in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 16 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hello,Sealing  up my 63 Jetaway duel coupling and questioning the drain plug and the speedo bullet, both used an o ring for sealing. This does not seam proper as the o ring gets crushed when…Continue

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How to sensibly deal with the Corona Virus

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on March 14, 2020 at 5:02pm 6 Comments

https://theamericanscholar.org/covid-19-a-primer/

I found this very helpful, written by a knowledgeable authority in public health. 

Remember, Viruses are not spread by Cadillacs so get out and drive!


Safe & Healthy travels. 

Jeff Kinzler

1963 Eldorado convertible boot

Posted by Les Eastling on February 27, 2020 at 10:33am 1 Comment

I need a used convertible boot for a 63 Cadillac convertible - condition or color is not an issue since it will be used as a pattern for making a new one. One from either a 62 series convertible or an Eldorado would work. I know I am searching for hen's teeth here... but you never know unless you ask!

Looking for 63 Convertible / Coupe rear side trim

Posted by Gene McIlroy on January 24, 2020 at 12:18pm 0 Comments

Want to find a good straight dent free rear side trim for my 1963 Convertible.  I have both sides but they do not match.  Wanting to get them to match.  I am attaching a photo of the two trim sided that I have really wanting the squared off trim if I can get it.  Let's see what you have,…

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