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"Mack, just wanted to say thanks for providing the detailed info on the parts.  Much…"

Michael Forte replied May 30, 2018 to Rear axle leak. Got into it today with pictures for comment

24 May 30, 2018
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"Great looking car there Kim!  Hopefully that loose cap was the culprit and you can g…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 16, 2018 to stranded,,!!!

82 Mar 19, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"A few carb rebuild tips I can think of are: read the instructions, a few times!  Rem…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 15, 2018 to stranded,,!!!

82 Mar 19, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Really enjoying following this build Mark.  Great quality work!  Please keep the pic…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 15, 2018 to She's Almost Done!

59 Nov 22, 2018
Reply by Mark Borer

"I got one for my Rochester 4GC from Mike’s Carburetor Parts in Chehalis, WA.  PN #62…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 14, 2018 to stranded,,!!!

82 Mar 19, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Mack, the restored rear looks great!  Please share the part numbers.  It'll help us…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 11, 2018 to Rear axle leak. Got into it today with pictures for comment

24 May 30, 2018
Reply by Michael Forte

"Clockwise retards it."

Michael Forte replied Mar 8, 2018 to timing to far advanced

28 Sep 12
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Bumping this.  The last piece I need to complete my interior restoration.  Attaches…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 7, 2018 to 63/64 Convertible interior quarter rub guard

2 Mar 7, 2018
Reply by Russ Austin

"Hi Mack, I realize this post is old but let me know if you still need front suspensi…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 7, 2018 to Suspension parts for 63 CDV...

8 Mar 7, 2018
Reply by Michael Forte

"By the way Clovis, that restored blower case is beautiful!  Nice work!  What sheen o…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 3, 2018 to 20/80 % vacuum valve for 64 comfort control

34 Jul 25, 2018
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Tail pipe black stuff!

Started by Lambert Ross in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Lambert Ross 1 hour 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 2 hours 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

Tags: Fl, River, Crystal

wanted balast tube for guide eye amp

Started by maurice lapoiinte in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 9 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 13 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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