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"Check the advance weights up top also. "

Russ Austin replied Aug 14 to Ignition timing and vacuum

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"Put the AC vac line on the intake vacuum T.  You should put the distrib vac line on…"

Russ Austin replied Aug 14 to Ignition timing and vacuum

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"It is outside the fender lip."

Russ Austin replied Aug 12 to fender bracket support?

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"  "It is only react when I pull up."   What does that mean?  Are you pushing the rad…"

Russ Austin replied Aug 12 to Power antenna problem.

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"I wouldn't worry about it. As long as the hole that the mount stud is sealed."

Russ Austin replied Aug 11 to seam seal.

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"Phoenix AZ?  I'm in Tucson, how much is it."

Russ Austin replied Aug 3 to 1964 429 & Trans For Sale

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"Mack, if the car is not stopping quickly, look at the rear brake drum adjustments. S…"

Russ Austin replied Aug 1 to Disc brake conversion kit

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"I have several to choose from.  Send me an email to';"

Russ Austin replied Jul 31 to Wanted: Speedometer assembly (without dial)

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"That looks good to me."

Russ Austin replied Jul 29 to headlight switch

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"The engines are tough. The mixture of metals Cadillac used makes the block tough as…"

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Power Steering Hose Nut

Started by Brian Pospichal in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd 46 minutes ago. 1 Reply

Any tips,tricks,suggestions on what's worked for you to loosen the 11/16 nut on the power steering high pressure hose? I can get a flare wrench on it but access is limited and awkward and t's hard to…Continue

Door lock vacuum

Started by Bill Hatfield in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 56 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Hey folks. First post. I hope I'm doing it right. I currently restoring a 1964 Fleetwood 60 series Special. There is an egg shaped vacuum canister on the left side of the firewall behind the tire. It…Continue

Re upholstering seats

Started by paul in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 21 hours ago. 5 Replies

Hello all, my question pertains to interior of a recent barn find.  A 1963 cadillac sedan with 16000 original miles.  Unfortunately it had mice in the car, so of course the whole interior which is…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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Is there a separate Starter Relay, or does the Solenoid serve that purpose?

Posted by Norman Silverman on August 30, 2019 at 5:57pm 7 Comments

Hello All.

I will be replacing the starter solenoid tomorrow (actually my mechanic will do the work, I'll just supervise). In checking the FSM electrical schematic and chapter verbiage, I don't see anything that looks like (or is referred to as) a starter Relay. It seems the Starter Solenoid serves the function and there's no separate relay. Right or Wrong?

If wrong, where…


Starter Solenoid replacement-how difficult? Where to buy?

Posted by Norman Silverman on August 20, 2019 at 8:24pm 8 Comments

Hello All.

I believe the starter solenoid has gone bad in my 64 DeVille. When I turn the key, often all I get is a click, then if I try a few times again the starter turns perfectly. All battery cables are on tight and the battery is good. So, I believe this problem is the solenoid. Where do I buy the right solenoid and is it necessary to remove the starter in order to swap it out? …


Frame Markings

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 6:26pm 1 Comment

Just got my frame back from powder coating so thought I would post photos of the front and rear frame markings.…


Lining up the drive shaft

Posted by Dominic Salemi on August 12, 2019 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.





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