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

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

3 Sep 26
Reply by paul

"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

38 Oct 3
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

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

Russ Austin replied Sep 14 to distributor gasket

2 Sep 14
Reply by Russ Austin

"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??

25 Oct 13
Reply by Ron Collins

"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

34 Sep 11
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"That's normal, just run a bead down to the control arm."

Russ Austin replied Sep 7 to Replacing upper ball joint question 64 Deville

4 Sep 8
Reply by Dutch Dickinsen

"It sure will. Go for it."

Russ Austin replied Sep 5 to rear differentials

4 Sep 6
Reply by tim sparks

"The exh manifold gaskets can go on upside down. They are just offset enough to give…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 3 to Exhaust Manifold Gaskets......Again

14 Sep 27
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Thais the nut plate bar and shim for the upper end impact bar to upper center impact…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 3 to 2 pieces for front bumper.

4 Sep 3
Reply by paul k

"The same seal is used on the front engine cover for the harmonic balancer. You can g…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 1 to nuisance leak

20 Sep 2
Reply by Kim K Kaiser



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F/S 1963/1964 Cadillac parts

Started by Bob Hoffmann in For Sale. Last reply by Russ Austin 2 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 2 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 3 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 6 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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