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"NO NO NO and NOOOOOOOOOO.  You will destroy the balancer by using long bolts.  The h…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 20 to front engine pulley removal

26 Sep 23
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"Call the business's like American Auto Wire, Lectric Limited, painless Wiring. They…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 20 to Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?

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Reply by Tim Walterson

"I have glass for 100.00 and I'm in Arizona. I do ship anywhere.    email me at  russ…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 20 to Rear glass

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"Use a mallet to knock it off.  More often than you would guess, people hammer the ba…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 20 to front engine pulley removal

26 Sep 23
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"I use a crows foot line wrench with a long extension.  Perfect time to go out and bu…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 19 to Power Steering Hose Nut

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Reply by Jason Edge

"Have you tried pulling the hood up while the lever is pulled?"

Russ Austin replied Sep 18 to 1963 series 62. Hood wont open

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"Just replace the rear main seal. It is covered in the shop manual.   Just be sure to…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 18 to Engine Leaks 2.0

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"I googled 1963 Cadillac engine gasket kit and best gasket popped up with a nice pict…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 14 to distributor gasket

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"I took a car to an upholstery shop for some interior work.  When I went to pick it u…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 13 to Tranny Problem??

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"Did you put the black rtv on both sides of the gasket? will need to get a new gasket…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 11 to Transmission gasket replacement

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What front springs to use to level car back out after an LS swap?

Started by Richard Biele in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 27 minutes ago. 0 Replies

I see other members have put LS engines into their cars. I am wondering what springs you put in afterwards. I cannot determine the height due to the car having a front end fire (how I ended up with…Continue

2020 Cadillac calendars.

Started by Russ Austin in General Discussion 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

I just got in the 2020 Classic Cadillac calendars.  12 months of 63-64…Continue

Henry Leland- founder of Cadillac and Lincoln

Started by Kurt in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 14 hours ago. 2 Replies

Here's a good article about Henry Leland. I had heard bits & pieces of his story over the years but didn't know all these details.…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 15 hours ago. 0 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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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…


Carter AFB carburetor question

Posted by Ray Schick on October 7, 2019 at 8:29pm 8 Comments

3655S carb, and a 3656S carb .I know the difference is one is for A/C and the other in for a non A/C car . Now the question is : can I use the carb bowl from the A/C car on the non A/C car ? They look the same set up next to each other



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