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"It is near impossible to get any torque on the nuts with the exh manifolds in place.…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 13, 2015 to 64 Motor Mount Replacement

3 Sep 14, 2015
Reply by David Peden

"Greg, there is no fusable link in the 63 or 64 Cadillac's.  To locate the fuse box,…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 11, 2015 to Where is the fuse box

13 Sep 12, 2015
Reply by Joe DiIaconi

"I would go with Caddy Daddy's web site. Have used him for years.  If you need a driv…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 11, 2015 to Engine ticking and vibration

59 Sep 19, 2015
Reply by Clovis

"Intake has been sold."

Russ Austin replied Sep 9, 2015 to Intake manifold for sale

2 Oct 3, 2015
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"The resistor wire should have less than 12 V going to the coil. The other wire going…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 9, 2015 to No spark on 63 Deville

2 Sep 9, 2015
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"It sounds like the vibration is in the engine/trans for sure, since the vibration ha…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 8, 2015 to Engine ticking and vibration

59 Sep 19, 2015
Reply by Clovis

"Congrats. I can hardly wait to get my pump back and take apart a running motor. :( …"

Russ Austin replied Sep 7, 2015 to overheating engine

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Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"For the engine ticking, add Marvel mystery il, or Lucas oil treatment. It helps the…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 7, 2015 to Engine ticking and vibration

59 Sep 19, 2015
Reply by Clovis

"I have a recent rebuilt trans for 300.00 Located in Tucson, AZ  my email;  russ857…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 2, 2015 to 63 jetway tranny

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Russ Austin replied Sep 2, 2015 to 64 Hardtop for sale on CL>Houston

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63 coupedebille fuel pump issues

Started by Daniel Grande in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 5 hours ago. 20 Replies

I have a 63 cadillac and I took it to a mechanic for a motor tune up long story short the fuel pump gave out and hes tried twice to order it and he says it didnt fit the original pump is smaller on…Continue

A Before & After Example

Started by Jason Edge in Restoration Discussion yesterday. 0 Replies

Since I started cadmium plating the many fasteners and other items from the 55 and counting parts cars I have bought in (1200 lbs worth and counting), I have to say it has really taken the…Continue

Oil leaking out of oil cap breather

Started by mark zimmerman in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by mark zimmerman yesterday. 12 Replies

Hi i would like some ideas on this i replaced oil cap breather and pcv valve and still oil  coming out of breather at normal speeds down the road.This has been going on for quiet awhile from the…Continue

Update on fuel pump

Started by Daniel Grande in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by William R Conte yesterday. 1 Reply

I'm still looking thru land and sea for this fuel pump anyone out there know what size engine I have here are some pics of the stamps on the block I found to make sure my engine is a 390 because the…Continue

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1963 series 62 convertible transmission issue

Posted by Matthew VanDeWater on June 22, 2021 at 3:03pm 1 Comment

Hello I've been restoring a 63 for way to many years. Down to almost done, but have issue with trans linkage, when column in park shift rod 2 inches short. everything original. been trying to find picture of manual rod hooked up from under car to see position of linkage. was wondering if anybody has access for pictures. I wanted to see if my manual linkage is bent  wrong out of the trans if somebody dropped the trans or something. Doesn't make sense why it doesn't work. Thanks for any input…


New vehicle in the club

Posted by Patrick Westphal on June 17, 2021 at 4:00pm 1 Comment

I was successful in getting a vehicle from the New York contact I talked about at the last club meeting. I am still trying to figure out how to post a picture of the vehicle that is tied with this comment so if you see a random picture of a black convertible in a yard, that's me haha.  …


Torque converter grab when idling in Drive

Posted by Cliff Johnston on June 14, 2021 at 8:47pm 2 Comments

Hi Everyone, been quite a while since i have been on here.

I have had an issue with the idle on my 64 Coupe Deville ever since i have had it.

With the Idle set high enough that it is smooth, but still a nice idle, the RPM seems only slightly too high for the stall of the Torque Converter. And therefore it tends to sit there and grab and lunge a bit. So until now, i have been putting the car in Neutral at the lights to stop this happening.

I've had the car dyno tuned and…


Can you help? Driveshaft Question....

Posted by Chris on May 30, 2021 at 8:55am 1 Comment


Newbie to the group here - we have already found tons of invaluable information on the board, so thanks! We are restoring a 1963 Series 62 Convertible. We are wondering if anyone knows of a source to buy the propellor yoke flange (that bolts to the pinion flange) for the driveshaft? One of our ears partially broke off. Not sure if we can buy just the yoke flange as an aftermarket part, or if it has to be rebuilt by a welder/fab guy? Maybe a salvage yard for a source? Again, any…




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