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Floor Carpet recommendation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jun 5, 2018. 4 Replies

Hi I just wanted to replace my complete floor carpet. Does anybody have an recomenndation? I found Rockauto and OPGI so far. Any experience with that? Another idea?And does anybody know the size and…Continue

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Rag Joint Replacement

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell Jun 5, 2018. 10 Replies

Hi All,I have to replace my (Steering) Rag joint, and didn't do that before. Is it possible to replace it without open/disassemble the Steering column, or Steering gear Box? What is the best way to…Continue

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Markus R.'s discussion Floor Carpet recommendation
"The carpet company i used offered a rubber backing to the new carpet as an option that i went with Sound deading and moisture protection was why i did it Sure enough the heater core started to leak right after the carpet went in -- with no problem…"
Jun 5, 2018
Markus R. replied to Markus R.'s discussion Floor Carpet recommendation
"Okay I understand what you mean. But Iit really looks not so bad. @Mark: a friend of mine is moving from yUSA back to Germany therefore is a chanc to have the „shipping“ for free."
Jun 5, 2018
Jason Edge replied to Markus R.'s discussion Floor Carpet recommendation
"Cut pile would be correct for your 64 Fleetwood. Joe Diiaconi just installed new carpet and think he was very pleaded. Click Here for one thread to pictures he posted. Might ask his source.  I replaced mine 15+ years ago and it was OK. …"
Jun 5, 2018
Mark S Anderson replied to Markus R.'s discussion Floor Carpet recommendation
"Both rockauto and OPGI sell ACC (auto custom carpet), who retails Dorsett Carpet. Same product at a different price.  They are alright, fit ok, not OEM quality.    Since much of the cost for you will be shipping anyhow, think about…"
Jun 5, 2018
Markus R. posted a discussion

Floor Carpet recommendation

Hi I just wanted to replace my complete floor carpet. Does anybody have an recomenndation? I found Rockauto and OPGI so far. Any experience with that? Another idea?And does anybody know the size and the weight of the parcel than? A friend of my will bring it with him IF its not toooo big.thanks a lot for every hintGreetings MarkusSee More
Jun 5, 2018
Kevin Campbell replied to Markus R.'s discussion Rag Joint Replacement
"Nah, you'll be fine mate. Just hook in and it'll be done before you know it. The new joint will feel 10 times better too."
Jun 5, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Markus R.'s discussion Rag Joint Replacement
"Markus The easiest way to get the job done --is always the first approach suggested A few of the guys on hear live and breath these cars every day for Decades Taking them apart and restoring there own ride in addition to being parts suppliers…"
Jun 4, 2018
Markus R. replied to Markus R.'s discussion Rag Joint Replacement
"Hmmm.... Sounds really like gearbox is easier!?"
Jun 4, 2018
Russ Austin replied to Markus R.'s discussion Rag Joint Replacement
"Pulling the steering column out is an option. That is the process on how I get the rag joint off.  Lower dash panel off, shift linkage in the engine bay off, shift indicator pointer removed, and loosen the clamps on the steering…"
Jun 4, 2018
Kevin Campbell replied to Markus R.'s discussion Rag Joint Replacement
"Markus, The worse part, is the steering box is heavy... it is for a 58 year old Aussie anyway. By the 4th attempt, to lift that dirty great  steering box up, you'll find the weight of it has magically doubled. Your arms are starting to…"
Jun 3, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Markus R.'s discussion Rag Joint Replacement
"Kevin You sure do have a way with words As Kevin would say --PMSL- You sure can put a Fun story together - Mate Enjoy"
Jun 3, 2018
Kevin Campbell replied to Markus R.'s discussion Rag Joint Replacement
"No, steering box down is the go."
Jun 3, 2018
Markus R. replied to Markus R.'s discussion Rag Joint Replacement
"Hi Kevin, you really have the talent to make your description in a way we laughed ouerselves to tears. Thanks for that ! I will try my best next weekend, let‘s see if my wife is talented as yours. Is it maybe easier to loosen the steering…"
Jun 3, 2018
Kevin Campbell replied to Markus R.'s discussion Rag Joint Replacement
"Yep, as Russ said. I did mine ages ago and it was a turd to do. Old one out.... easy..... assembly new kit to old joint bits.... easy..... slide rebuild joint onto steering shaft....easy... getting two ton of steering box back on the splines while…"
Jun 3, 2018
Russ Austin replied to Markus R.'s discussion Rag Joint Replacement
"You do not need to destroy the old rag joint.  Just unbolt the steering gearbox from the frame and slide it towards the front of the car."
Jun 3, 2018
Markus R. posted a discussion

Rag Joint Replacement

Hi All,I have to replace my (Steering) Rag joint, and didn't do that before. Is it possible to replace it without open/disassemble the Steering column, or Steering gear Box? What is the best way to do that? I found some videos from other Cars, but that din't help me really. Must I destroy the old Rag joint, or is it possible to move it with opening the nuts and Bolts? Must I have something I mind for reassembling, like position before disassembling? Thanks a to for every hint!With kind regards…See More
Jun 3, 2018

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Cadillac Fleetwood Sedan
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Charging the air conditioning with R12

Started by Robert Sweeney in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

Hi Guys,The never ending saga continues.I'm thinking that rebuilding the rotary valve has the pneumatic system working now.  I have a vacuum pump and a new filter dryer.  I also borrowed a set of R12…Continue

FOR SALE '64 CONVERTIBLE

Started by ed odonnell in For Sale 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

  AFTER 20 YEARS, I'VE DECIDED TO SELL THE '64 CADDY . RUNS GREAT. LOTS OF  WORK DONE OVER THE PAST MANY YEARS .. NEEDS A NEW TOP ... PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME FOR ANY QUESTIONS      ED ODONNELL…Continue

Anyone in Central MA with a 1964?

Started by Jim Staruk in General Discussion. Last reply by Jim Staruk 6 hours ago. 3 Replies

Is there anyone in central Massachusetts with a 1964 Cadillac willing to let me look at your hood release?  I'm still trying to figure out how to adjust mine.  Thanks  JimContinue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 7 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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Posted by Norman Silverman on February 4, 2019 at 11:21pm 8 Comments

I am happy to report that I have successfully replaced the Fresh Air/Recirc door actuator that is located on the blower box-and have done so without having to remove the blower box. I did it by taking out the glove box and attacking it from the back.  It took several days, LOTS of patience and some band-aids, but it is done. THE most difficult part -BY FAR- is to remove and then replace the screw that sits on the actuator arm, connecting it to the fresh…

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