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"I've fixed the problem: the 2 valves stuck in the governor. Disassembled, cleaning a…"

Robert Tor replied Nov 3 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4
Reply by Russ Austin

"Hi guys. Tomorrow I am going to check the governor. In case this thing is in no good…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 31 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4
Reply by Russ Austin

"Mark, you wrote: "There are two weights that spin on the governor". It's not the Tur…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 30 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4
Reply by Russ Austin

"So here's an update: I've taken the complete valve body apart and cleaned it. There…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 30 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4
Reply by Russ Austin

"Hi Tony, I've checked the fluid level at operating temp and running at idle. Althoug…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 14 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4
Reply by Russ Austin

"Mark, thanks for your explanation. I think, the problem is the mud in the whole tran…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 14 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4
Reply by Russ Austin

"Hi Mark (and others), you wrote "The band is indeed loose, and probably contributed…"

Robert Tor replied Oct 13 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

21 Nov 4
Reply by Russ Austin

"Cool Tim. I "only" play electronic bass. This pick I use sometimes, when my fingers…"

Robert Tor replied Sep 27 to Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?

15 Sep 30
Reply by Tim Walterson

"Hi guys, here's a short update in what was happening. In June I was in Croatia with…"

Robert Tor replied Sep 27 to valvetrain noise cadillac 1964 429 cui

51 Sep 27
Reply by Robert Tor

"Hi Tim (and others), I had the same problem with the resistance wire last week. My c…"

Robert Tor replied Sep 27 to Where can I buy resistance wire for my 1963?

15 Sep 30
Reply by Tim Walterson

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Custom '64 Eldorado on Bitchin' Rides Last Night

Started by Ian Osborne in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Cees de Bunje 7 hours ago. 1 Reply

If anyone here is familiar with the show "Bitchin' Rides" they started work on a '64 Eldo on the episode that aired last night (12/5). I really like the show and they build some amazing custom…Continue

Trivia Question 16 - Standard Item You could Delete for Reduced Cost?

Started by Jason Edge in Trivia. Last reply by Kevin Campbell 7 hours ago. 17 Replies

OK. Here's a new trivia. There is at least one main standard (non-option) item that one could "delete" on a new 1963 or 1964 Cadillac for a reduced cost.  What is it?  For extra cigars, what is the…Continue

1963/64 Cadillac Chapter December 2019 Newsletter Posted

Started by Jason Edge in Newsletters yesterday. 0 Replies

I have just completed and posted the December 2019, 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Newsletter to our…Continue

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 1 Reply

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

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still need a driveshaft

Posted by wayne weaver on November 26, 2019 at 11:53am 2 Comments

well thank you UPS for losing the driveshaft that Russ Austin shipped me. 

however i still need a rear driveshaft section for my 63. mine has a vibration due to the bushing inside of it. its a shame because the ball and sockets in the cardian joints are perfect but it has a woble on the balancing machine. so .  still need the rear section. anyone have a good one ? is there driveshaft alternatives to use ? i am really considering an LS swap and since im fighting the driveshaft search…

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63 guidematic issues

Posted by maurice lapoiinte on November 24, 2019 at 3:10pm 0 Comments

 So my 63 guide matic headlamps stay on low beam all the time. I have so far bypassed the system and everything works normal. I have been thru the trouble shooting in the manual but this is where the confusion begins.on my car when the power relay is powered I have low beam and when its not powered I have highbeam, this appears to be opposite what the diagnosis says should be correct.The wiring is all original and no wires have been mixed up.has anyone ever unplugged the 2 wire connector…

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Another advantage of the Pertronix III

Posted by Doug Scarrow on November 23, 2019 at 11:12am 1 Comment

   Having tried both the II and III I can say the multispark feature of the III offers a smoother idle . It is also easier to install .Does not require removal of the distributor

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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