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Weatherstripping question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Osborne Jul 11. 5 Replies

I have a 63 convertible. Where would be the best options for getting new weatherstripping for my car? Opgi sells a full convertible kit but its almost $600 dollars. I wont skimp if thats the best but…Continue

Gaskey under fin taillights?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Osborne May 22. 1 Reply

My 63 is now in primer ready for paint. Cleaning up some of the bright work. Is there a gasket set that goes under these " tail fin " brake lights?

1963 eyebrow trim WTB

Started May 14 0 Replies

Hello im in need of a drivers side eyebrow or boomerang trim piece for my 63. Please email me at kingsey09@gmail.com Continue

Trim removal before paint?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian King Oct 3, 2017. 9 Replies

Hello guys,Finally starting to sand down the old paint and prep for new. Has anyone just taped all the trim before painting? Or is it necessary to remove? Front and rear bumpers and grill will be…Continue

 

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Ian Osborne replied to Brian King's discussion Weatherstripping question
"Nevermind. I see the first reply included a warning about the eBay stuff."
Jul 11
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Brian King's discussion Weatherstripping question
"I would like to know the company that makes the best rubber trim products that have held up for a good amount of time In use Enjoy"
Jul 11
Ian Osborne replied to Brian King's discussion Weatherstripping question
"They are also available on eBay for around a third of that price. I do not know anything about the quality but worth looking into."
Jul 11
Russ Austin replied to Brian King's discussion Weatherstripping question
"Rubbertherightway.com  or steelerubber.com   I would leave opgi as the last resort, due to their prices and sales practices."
Jul 10
Christopher Codd replied to Brian King's discussion Weatherstripping question
"OPGI outsources many of the things they sell and they're sold at a premium with pretty high shipping prices to boot. You'd be better off looking at Rubber the Right Way (https://www.rubbertherightway.com/), or Steele Rubber…"
Jul 10
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Weatherstripping question

I have a 63 convertible. Where would be the best options for getting new weatherstripping for my car? Opgi sells a full convertible kit but its almost $600 dollars. I wont skimp if thats the best but just looking for other options
Jul 10
Ian Osborne replied to Brian King's discussion Gaskey under fin taillights?
"I looked for some when I had my car repainted last year but came up empty. I made a set myself out of 1/16" rubber sheet material. I also filled in the cavities in the backs of the chrome housings with expanding foam to help the gaskets seat…"
May 22
Brian King posted a discussion

Gaskey under fin taillights?

My 63 is now in primer ready for paint. Cleaning up some of the bright work. Is there a gasket set that goes under these " tail fin " brake lights?
May 21
Brian King posted a discussion

1963 eyebrow trim WTB

Hello im in need of a drivers side eyebrow or boomerang trim piece for my 63. Please email me at kingsey09@gmail.com See More
May 14
Brian King liked Jason Edge's discussion Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items
Nov 23, 2017
Brian King replied to Brian King's discussion Trim removal before paint?
"Email sent. Ill be stopping at harbor freight omw home tomorrow. Any chance for a breif explaining of which one works best on the side trim?"
Oct 3, 2017
Russ Austin replied to Brian King's discussion Trim removal before paint?
"Brian, I have good 63 shop manuals for almost half the price on ebay. I don't know if you have a 63 or a 64. You can get a plastic trim removal kit at harbor freight.…"
Oct 3, 2017
Brian King replied to Brian King's discussion Trim removal before paint?
"Thanks for the reply Jason. The side trim is where im running into the fear of bending them by not removing them correct. What is your method for removing these? Any special tools? Im ebaying a shop manual now."
Oct 3, 2017
Jason Edge replied to Brian King's discussion Trim removal before paint?
"Trim attachment methods are included in a chart in the Body Chapter, Exterior Molding sections of the shop manual. There are dozens of pieces of trim on these cars, so for a particular trim piece you might have trouble with post that piece and…"
Oct 3, 2017
Kim K Kaiser replied to Brian King's discussion Trim removal before paint?
"i dnt know much about it, but just from looking at mine that has a paint over, which is nice, but the trim on the back of the trunk, the trim down the side and some other parts, i can see some potential rust bubbling,   i am assuming maybe some…"
Oct 3, 2017
Brian King replied to Brian King's discussion Trim removal before paint?
"Any tips for removing? Or a special tool that anyone has used in the past? I plan on working on the car a bit this week"
Oct 2, 2017

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 convertible
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
No
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
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At 2:55pm on June 5, 2017, Mark Borer said…
Brian
Text me about whatever you may need
If you are referring to the boomerangs.....
One is fine, the other may not be to your liking
I can take pics for you once you text me
630 707-1652
At 8:57am on May 28, 2017, Jason Edge said…

Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website. 

This site is hosted by the CLC (Cadillac LaSalle Club) 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter. Joining the website is free to everyone, however, you must be a CLC member to join the chapter. 

- Click Here for more information on joining the 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter and the Cadillac LaSalle Club

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1963 Ignition Bezel

Started by Lee Martin in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 6 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Looking for a good ignition lock nut bezel for 1963!  This is the chrome piece that holds the ignition housing in place and protects painted dash from key scratches.  Opening must be more than 15/16"…Continue

Floor Pans

Started by Tommy Nicolosi in Restoration Discussion 39 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Are the floors on 1961-1964 the same???Continue

Back to Starter

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 1 hour ago. 39 Replies

Ok,  short refresher,  last dec i relpaced starter w rebuilt from usa parts.  and even then,  after short runs where i got up to temp, if i shutvcar off, and then tried to start, it would drag…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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HVAC Vacuum Valve Clip-need the one for the Power Control side

Posted by Norman Silverman on September 17, 2018 at 8:15pm 6 Comments

Hi.

Update:

I removed both 7 nipple vacuum valves and called my buddy who owns a machine shop. Tomorrow we'll re-surface the valve faces and then I'll reinstall them. HOWEVER, the one that comes out easily and comes apart with no rivet is on the Power module side. It installs on one side with a small bolt, and on the other it is held on by a clip, WHICH IS MISSING ON MY CAR. I am going to assume it is the same clip that is used on the Control Module side. Anybody got one? Happy…

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7 vacuum valve-need a good one or someone to recondition mine

Posted by Norman Silverman on September 15, 2018 at 5:44pm 12 Comments

So, I've put my 7 vacuum valve from the control head side to the test, and it failed. I looked at the instructions for re-conditioning it and unless I am missing something, the instructions are missing something (about how to take off the clip that provides the tension that holds the two pieces together). 

In any case, I can't do this particular repair so I am looking for a new valve (not likely), or a good re-conditioned one, or someone who has done this before and would do mine for…

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Mosiac Cadillac emblem Table

Posted by Dana G Cooper on August 30, 2018 at 10:48pm 11 Comments

Wanted to share a picture of a table my wife made for me to display with our 63 Coupe Deville. 

Inside door handle thread size

Posted by Michael Jarnagin on August 23, 2018 at 4:31pm 1 Comment

Anyone know the thread size on the inside door handle bolts mine are missing any info much appreciated 

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