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"Thanks for the feedback.  It turns out it was just a few hundred dollars more for a…"

Ben Roberts replied Feb 11 to Recommended rebuilder for 63 Convertible's brake booster?

6 Feb 11
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"Engine is well documented at 83,000 original miles from the one owner.  Everything h…"

Ben Roberts replied Jan 30 to New timing chain and gears...how much slack?

11 Jan 31
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"Thanks for reviewing.  Also, I did not see an oil slinger on this at disassembly.  C…"

Ben Roberts replied Jan 30 to New timing chain and gears...how much slack?

11 Jan 31
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"Thank you for the feedback Russ"

Ben Roberts replied Jan 30 to New timing chain and gears...how much slack?

11 Jan 31
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"Russ, Thank you for the feedback"

Ben Roberts replied Jan 23 to How much play in 63 timing chain?

6 Jan 23
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"Thanks for the feedback.  New parts it is."

Ben Roberts replied Jan 23 to How much play in 63 timing chain?

6 Jan 23
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"Thank you for the encouragement.  It all came out fine with the shallow holes.  I'm…"

Ben Roberts replied Jan 17 to Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

3 Jan 17
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"Is the power steering fluid ATF? I need to look up how to vacuum test a booster."

Ben Roberts replied Jan 8 to 1963 Series 62 Conv sitting for 27 years...covering all the bases??

12 Jan 8
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"You answered a question I failed to ask earlier.  Yes, I will spin the oil pump to c…"

Ben Roberts replied Jan 8 to 1963 Series 62 Conv sitting for 27 years...covering all the bases??

12 Jan 8
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"Thanks for the feedback. I'm trying to stick with AC Delco parts and will check the…"

Ben Roberts replied Jan 8 to 1963 Series 62 Conv sitting for 27 years...covering all the bases??

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Ordering Polyurethane Replacement Trailing Arm Bushings

Started by Dan McNarry in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Dan McNarry 3 hours ago. 4 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

What gasket or seal at the PCV pipe under intake?

Started by Tosh Dickenson in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 11 hours ago. 3 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

1964 Interior AC/Heater Box Removal

Started by Travis in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Travis 21 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

Drain plug and speedo bullet seal.

Started by Pete Grodem in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin yesterday. 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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