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"Steering gear on my 64 Sedan Deville was leaking, tried a rebuilt unit, it was junk,…"

Ronnie Lay replied Oct 16, 2019 to STEERING GEAR

14 Oct 23, 2019
Reply by Jason Edge

"I've had mine for years and bought them off a Snap-On truck. You might try the evil…"

Ronnie Lay replied Sep 18, 2019 to Power Steering Hose Nut

10 Sep 19, 2019
Reply by Jason Edge

"I have a set of these 12 point crows feet that work great for these applications. "

Ronnie Lay replied Sep 18, 2019 to Power Steering Hose Nut

10 Sep 19, 2019
Reply by Jason Edge

"I used this when I installed my Fleetwood letters, worked great, used to install all…"

Ronnie Lay replied Aug 29, 2019 to 1964 Fleetwood Letters installation

4 Aug 30, 2019
Reply by Markus R.

"It will probably be sometime in the fall when I will be able to swap out the rear li…"

Ronnie Lay replied Jun 10, 2019 to Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure

83 Jun 11, 2019
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Left negative feedback at Rare Parts, we'll see if they post it. Personally, I will…"

Ronnie Lay replied Jun 7, 2019 to Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure

83 Jun 11, 2019
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Here are 2 pictures 1st with Rare Parts bushing, clearly showing bushing being compr…"

Ronnie Lay replied Jun 7, 2019 to Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure

83 Jun 11, 2019
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Old bushings were removed by removing center rubber section (drilling) then cut a gr…"

Ronnie Lay replied Jun 5, 2019 to Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure

83 Jun 11, 2019
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"I installed per the manual, with a torque wrench, tightening bolts only after car is…"

Ronnie Lay replied Jun 5, 2019 to Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure

83 Jun 11, 2019
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"I did not replace the yoke bushings, just control arms, as I stated earlier they are…"

Ronnie Lay replied Jun 3, 2019 to Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure

83 Jun 11, 2019
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

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The Australian Bushfires:.......

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 22 hours ago. 10 Replies

I know we have some Aussies on here and I have to say, Australia, is in a whole world of hurt at the moment, so do ya best to stay safe.Currently, in the southern states, 4 huge fire fronts, look…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

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

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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 4 Replies

I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so.  It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue

Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts on Friday. 3 Replies

Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer.  The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it.  I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments

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Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

AC/heater for 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville

Posted by Matias J. Adrogue on January 7, 2020 at 11:11am 9 Comments

Good morning!  I am Matias Adrogue.  I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details!  I call her “Jaws 64”.  Pics will be posted soon.  I need advise regarding a AC/heater.  It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work.  A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair.  I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts.  I read the great write…

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63 cadi conv

Posted by Merlino jean marc on December 31, 2019 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone 

As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.

I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually  I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find

The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…

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