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"When we bought our 64 convert it had a, 6 way,  front seat WITHOUT the armrest( from…"

tom servas replied Nov 2 to Question on seats on a 64 Coupe Deville.

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"We bought our seat material, sewn, from Automotive Interiors-- Belchertown Mass 1 80…"

tom servas replied Nov 2 to Question on seats on a 64 Coupe Deville.

15 Nov 4
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"YOU SURE GOT THAT RIGHT. Those cobalt bits are terrific on metal. "

tom servas replied Oct 27 to front engine pulley removal

33 Oct 27
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"Jason, When I referred to 10x and 15x I was referring to the published LIFE of the M…"

tom servas replied Oct 27 to front engine pulley removal

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"Jason I used the Milwaukee "cobalt" drill bits like you described. They worked just…"

tom servas replied Oct 27 to front engine pulley removal

33 Oct 27
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"So, I finally got the front cover of the 64 engine off. Here is what I found.  Whoev…"

tom servas replied Oct 27 to front engine pulley removal

33 Oct 27
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"I am removing the front cover so I can see --  and get to a length of the bolt equiv…"

tom servas replied Sep 23 to front engine pulley removal

33 Oct 27
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"We were lucky enough to find the 62 as a convertible as well as the 64. The 62 is to…"

tom servas replied Sep 22 to front engine pulley removal

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"Already have the manual for the 64 and our 62 Deville' and find them to be very help…"

tom servas replied Sep 22 to front engine pulley removal

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"Thanks Jason. And both of our cylindrical surfaces look just fine. Will get to actua…"

tom servas replied Sep 22 to front engine pulley removal

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Is this possible or total BS?

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser 1 minute ago. 2 Replies

After changing tie rods, i tokk car into wheel n allignment shop. He said no problem.  He calls back about 45 minutes later and said they couldnt get between the tire and cowl, the guys head was too…Continue

Vacuum / Parking Brake / NSS Question

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Karl Schwarz 58 minutes ago. 2 Replies

I bought a 1963 Series 62 Convertible in July.It makes a hissing sound when in neutral, and sometimes when in drive (when the shift is more to the left that the right. I assume this related to a NSS…Continue

Tail pipe black stuff!

Started by Lambert Ross in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Lambert Ross 23 hours 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 yesterday. 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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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…

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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…

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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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