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Rear axle leak. Got into it today with pictures for comment

Ok.  Out today,  rear brakes got very hot, again.  1st time in aweek.  Almost like they are resetting back.  Anyway decided to fix the axle…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

24 May 30
Reply by Michael Forte

Rear axle - special transportation device

Needed to replace my rear axle as the old made some weird noice even after replacing the wheel bearings. So in the fall I got another rear…

Started by Anders

8 Apr 23
Reply by Jason Edge

Another Rear Driveshaft Testimonial

We have been discussing rear driveshaft vibration as long as this site (and the site prior and the site prior) has been up and again receiv…

Started by Jason Edge

0 Mar 18

Suspension, Front and Rear - Illustrations & Pictures

Suspension Illustrations from Shop Manual (Click on Pictures to Enlarge)  1963-64 FRONT SUSPENSION 1963 Rear Suspension (Note Difference i…

Started by Jason Edge

16 Dec 14, 2017
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

Testing new rear lower control arms.

Testing of the new rear lower control arms is going very well. A friend made these, and I am testing them as a potential part to sell thro…

Started by Russ Austin

19 Dec 14, 2017
Reply by Clovis

Yukon Gear & Axle GM '55-'64 Passenger car differential

Was looking through some u-tube videos and stumbled across some guy taking the differential apart. He bought some parts from Yukon Gear &am…

Started by Anders

4 Sep 26, 2017
Reply by Anders

More Cadillac Bumper Bling

Ok... so I had some fun and lit up all lights on my completed rear bumper end lights and took some pictures over a black carpet so I could…

Started by Jason Edge

15 Jul 1, 2017
Reply by Kevin Campbell

Colonel "Klunk" ...Rear Suspension Ball Joint Replacment-Tips,and a Mistake to Avoid

You can see from this photo looking up at the rear spherical (ball)  joint that the four attaching bolts had worked loose. This part was in…

Started by Jeff Kinzler

6 May 20, 2017
Reply by Anders

Kanter rear shocks - do not buy!

Bought the full Monty suspension and steering parts in the fall from Kanter. It was everything in the box including the coils and shocks.…

Started by Anders

26 Apr 24, 2017
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

New Rear Ball Joint and Clunk?

As part of this year's upgrades we redid the front end and replaced the rear axle ball joint.  However, since this part was replaced the r…

Started by Jeff Kinzler

0 Oct 31, 2016

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power window issues

Started by Ryan Frawley in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 10 hours ago. 7 Replies

Hey all, new guy, as you can tell because I'm going to be asking a question that's been answered a hundred times. Been looking for a while and I can't seem to find anything in detail.I have a 64…Continue

Wits end!

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 13 hours ago. 30 Replies

Well,  after the tire change, car running good......... then on a pleasure cruise for abour 35 miles to my destination.   25 miles in, back end vibration came back home to roost.  I was goung 55 to…Continue

Wanted

Started by James jacques in Wanted to Buy 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

Looking for 1964 coupe passenger front window and driver side fender molding 786-314-1360 jamesContinue

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64 Power Seat Transmission cleaning-it did the trick

Posted by Norman Silverman on June 16, 2018 at 5:36pm 4 Comments

Hello All.

I thought I'd post a little encouragement for those that might have an inoperative 6 way power seat in their car. The fix is relatively easy, and VERY cheap.

I just purchased an original (not re-painted, nor reupholstered) 64 Sedan De Ville 4 window. When I purchased it the front seat was adjusted forward and tilted down in front; two of the worst positions for me, so I had no choice but to attempt to repair it. 

Pushing the switch in each direction brought…

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Driver side door panel removal

Posted by Anthony Boles on June 16, 2018 at 9:32am 2 Comments

How is the door panel taken off to access the wiring harness 

Driver side door panel removal

Posted by Anthony Boles on June 16, 2018 at 8:16am 0 Comments

How is the door panel taken off to access the wiring harness 

429 Main Bearing location

Posted by Dave Fundaburg on June 6, 2018 at 8:11pm 1 Comment

I saw this question asked in 2012 but did not see a definitive answer to the question so here goes. The new main bearings I received for my build are little different than the originals. Of the five bearings the thrust bearing is the same as are two of the other bearings. Of the other two one has two oil groves and one is wider than the others. Does anyone know where the odd bearings go. My guess is they go in the front and the rear but I don't know what one goes where. Any information would…

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