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

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

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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 to stranded,,!!!

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

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

82 Mar 19
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"Really enjoying following this build Mark.  Great quality work!  Please keep the pic…"

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

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

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

82 Mar 19
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"Mack, the restored rear looks great!  Please share the part numbers.  It'll help us…"

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

24 May 30
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"Clockwise retards it."

Michael Forte replied Mar 8 to timing to far advanced

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Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

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

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

2 Mar 7
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 to Suspension parts for 63 CDV...

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

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

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1963 Ignition Bezel

Started by Lee Martin in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 50 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Looking for a good ignition lock nut bezel for 1963!  This is the chrome piece that holds the ignition housing in place and protects painted dash from key scratches.  Opening must be more than 15/16"…Continue

Floor Pans

Started by Tommy Nicolosi in Restoration Discussion 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

Are the floors on 1961-1964 the same???Continue

Back to Starter

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 2 hours ago. 39 Replies

Ok,  short refresher,  last dec i relpaced starter w rebuilt from usa parts.  and even then,  after short runs where i got up to temp, if i shutvcar off, and then tried to start, it would drag…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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HVAC Vacuum Valve Clip-need the one for the Power Control side

Posted by Norman Silverman on September 17, 2018 at 8:15pm 6 Comments



I removed both 7 nipple vacuum valves and called my buddy who owns a machine shop. Tomorrow we'll re-surface the valve faces and then I'll reinstall them. HOWEVER, the one that comes out easily and comes apart with no rivet is on the Power module side. It installs on one side with a small bolt, and on the other it is held on by a clip, WHICH IS MISSING ON MY CAR. I am going to assume it is the same clip that is used on the Control Module side. Anybody got one? Happy…


7 vacuum valve-need a good one or someone to recondition mine

Posted by Norman Silverman on September 15, 2018 at 5:44pm 12 Comments

So, I've put my 7 vacuum valve from the control head side to the test, and it failed. I looked at the instructions for re-conditioning it and unless I am missing something, the instructions are missing something (about how to take off the clip that provides the tension that holds the two pieces together). 

In any case, I can't do this particular repair so I am looking for a new valve (not likely), or a good re-conditioned one, or someone who has done this before and would do mine for…


Mosiac Cadillac emblem Table

Posted by Dana G Cooper on August 30, 2018 at 10:48pm 11 Comments

Wanted to share a picture of a table my wife made for me to display with our 63 Coupe Deville. 

Inside door handle thread size

Posted by Michael Jarnagin on August 23, 2018 at 4:31pm 1 Comment

Anyone know the thread size on the inside door handle bolts mine are missing any info much appreciated 


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