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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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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

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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

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"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
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"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

"Engine oil in the trans inspection cover is a leaking engine rear main seal."

Russ Austin replied Sep 1 to nuisance leak

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Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"To clean the oil fill cap screen, I use brake parts cleaner in a spray can.   The ha…"

Russ Austin replied Sep 1 to nuisance leak

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Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"The harmonic balancer leaks because there is a groove worn into the sealing surface.…"

Russ Austin replied Aug 31 to nuisance leak

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"Go with a semi gloss. "

Russ Austin replied Aug 30 to What color should I paint the steering linkage?

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Rear main Follow up replacement and repair,,

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser 12 minutes ago. 66 Replies

Well, got it all together,, Jason, i was looking in the wrong chapter in the manual on the starter,, got that figured out.  everything hooked back upGot it put back together, started up, and oil…Continue

Cadillac King - UNFAIR, Unprofessional

Started by Edward in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 30 minutes ago. 6 Replies

Hi Good America Today I’ll like to bring awareness, and hope to help prevent future headaches. 20years and they still got my order wrong !At Cadillac King i spent over 1400$ on parts. I specifically…Continue

Movie Star Cars.

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell 8 hours ago. 19 Replies

We have the Village Roadshow film studios about an 1.5 hour drive away.They've put out a call for cars to appear in a movie about Elvis. :-)So, I nominated our 64 Fleetwood as a potential "Movie Star…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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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…

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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 clip.id 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!

--Jake

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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