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"Can you take  a picture of the body tag, or post the first 3 characters of your vin?…"

Russ Austin replied Nov 3 to Question on seats on a 64 Coupe Deville.

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"I have a good mini trumpet and Hi horn.   email me at  I wil…"

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"Still plenty of calendars left for you to get.  1 in 50 chance to win a free restore…"

Russ Austin replied Oct 29 to 2020 Cadillac calendars.

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"Also check the phenolic spacer below the carb. It does crack."

Russ Austin replied Oct 28 to Carb problems

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"Check the throttle shafts for wear. Look at the metering rods where it hooks up to t…"

Russ Austin replied Oct 27 to Carb problems

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"Is the valve cover leaking, or the oil pressure sending unit?"

Russ Austin replied Oct 16 to Rear main Follow up replacement and repair,,

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"Not sure if it was a special order or a dealership install.  I would rather not have…"

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"Look at the dip stick, It should say hydromatic on the metal extension."

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"Robert, what is the shifter lever pattern in the car? Just want to verify you do ind…"

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F/S 1963/1964 Cadillac parts

Started by Bob Hoffmann in For Sale. Last reply by Russ Austin 17 hours ago. 7 Replies

1963 center bumper & license guard only.1964 front bumper complete, less license guard1964 lower grille1964 cornering lightsAll these parts are from a California car.1964 dash pad. black, great…Continue

1964 Twilight Sentinel

Started by Charles Fares in For Sale 18 hours ago. 0 Replies

Complete USED Twilight Sentinel from a low-mileage, dry California car.  All components and electrical connectors present, no cut wires, nothing damaged or missing. It's plug and play. Send me an…Continue

Re jetting Carter AFB

Started by Robin Evans in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 18 hours ago. 7 Replies

Is it possible to use Edlebrock main jets and needles in a Carter AFB Carburettor. My 64 Coupe Deville runs duel straight through exhaust and this makes the mixture week in mid range and top end. How…Continue

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I need to buy rim for tire Los Angeles ca

Started by Charles in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Charles 21 hours ago. 5 Replies

in need or rim for tire Cadillac Fleetwood 64 any one known why i can buy in Los Angeles ca ..hi..thanks 310 309 0332Continue

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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…


driveshaft help

Posted by wayne weaver on October 9, 2019 at 4:41pm 1 Comment

can anyone help me with a driveshaft ? I have a 1963 Cadillac 62 series 4dr with the hydro-matic trans. I need the male splined shaft on the front of the rear driveshaft section. the piece with the nut attached by be willing to buy a shaft if its not horribly priced.

Dash removal

Posted by Jake Mickley on October 9, 2019 at 12:06am 9 Comments

Hello everyone,

On a 63 CDV, if a guy wanted to remove the entire dash to get all the metal painted, and do some other things behind there, how would he go about doing that?  I checked here and the shop manual, but can't find a complete guide.

As always, and help or direction is appreciated.  Thanks!


Introducing myself

Posted by Gary Marchand on October 7, 2019 at 9:32pm 8 Comments

Thanks for letting me join the club.  Picked up this ‘64 Coupe Deville a few months ago out of Beverly MA, the car has few stickers on it from various Cadillac clubs, didn’t know if anyone might recognize it from it’s “Glory days.” Everything seems pretty healthy except for the body and some very Mickey Mouse repairs, was wondering if anyone had any leads on…




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