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Convertible Top Cylinder Removal

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd Feb 19. 7 Replies

Just wanted to check before removing my 1964 convertible top cylinders.  I have the instructions from the 1964 shop manual.  I have identified, in Red #s, the bolts in the procedure with the images. …Continue

Back taillight insert

Started Aug 11, 2019 0 Replies

Does anyone have a source for both back taillight aluminum inserts as mine pitted with some small holes?  Has anybody tried to repair them with JB Weldor Muggy Weld?Thanks,  Brian Wiseman 1964…Continue

 

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Chris Codd replied to Brian Wiseman's discussion Convertible Top Cylinder Removal
"Glad to hear it went off without a hitch! I'm sure you'll have it back together in no time. Happy cruisin'!"
Feb 19
Brian Wiseman replied to Brian Wiseman's discussion Convertible Top Cylinder Removal
"I was able to remove the motor and both cylinders with no issues per the shop manual.  With Chris's tip to put the cylinder in a vice I was able to easily remove the screws.  Now onto the sandblaster to cleanup the brackets! "
Feb 19
Chris Codd replied to Brian Wiseman's discussion Convertible Top Cylinder Removal
"Since I skipped removing bolt #2 that's probably why I needed to adjust the top. Go with the manual's directions and hopefully you won't have trouble accessing some of the bolts like I did. I had the top replaced back around 2007, but…"
Feb 19
Brian Wiseman replied to Brian Wiseman's discussion Convertible Top Cylinder Removal
"Thanks Russ!"
Feb 18
Russ Austin replied to Brian Wiseman's discussion Convertible Top Cylinder Removal
"I recently replaces the hydraulic system in a 63 convert.  You may need to move the actuator mount blocks around to get to the mount bolt, but just follow the instructions as written.  The shop manual is well written."
Feb 18
Brian Wiseman replied to Brian Wiseman's discussion Convertible Top Cylinder Removal
"Chris,  I am replacing the motor, both cylinders, and all the hydraulic lines.  The shop manual removal procedure has step 1:  is to bring the top up and lock it to the windshield header.  However, it sounds like you had to move…"
Feb 18
Chris Codd replied to Brian Wiseman's discussion Convertible Top Cylinder Removal
"Hi there. I did this job about 6 years ago for my convertible removing the cylinders while I was replacing the top motor. You'll definitely want to mark off each bolt so you can line everything back up when putting it back together. I…"
Feb 18
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Convertible Top Cylinder Removal

Just wanted to check before removing my 1964 convertible top cylinders.  I have the instructions from the 1964 shop manual.  I have identified, in Red #s, the bolts in the procedure with the images.  For those who have removed the cylinders please verify the accuracy of matching the procedure with the images. …See More
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"Great looking convertible top down and ready to roll you to an exciting adventure out on the road  I just Love it  I am of the same mindset myself  As much fun as you can have with your cloths on ! Enjoy "
Aug 11, 2019
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Back taillight insert

Does anyone have a source for both back taillight aluminum inserts as mine pitted with some small holes?  Has anybody tried to repair them with JB Weldor Muggy Weld?Thanks,  Brian Wiseman 1964 Cadillac Deville 2 Door Convertible See More
Aug 11, 2019

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
Yes, A 1964 Cadillac Deville 2Door Convertible
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spark plugs

Started by Ron Perry in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ron Perry 9 hours ago. 6 Replies

Gentlemen   I have a 1964 Sedan De Ville with 20 thousand original miles. I am going to replace the spark plugs. What plug would you recommend? I only drive the car a few hundred miles a year and the…Continue

Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

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I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

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She got the look and then some

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion yesterday. 0 Replies

A Thing Of Beauty is a JOY FOREVER ! ! ! !  a poem by John Keats that sums up my feelings about my 1964 Classic Antique Cadillac Convertible —-to a tee The car is  a STUNNING thing to behold I can…Continue

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Looking for 63 Convertible / Coupe rear side trim

Posted by Gene McIlroy on January 24, 2020 at 12:18pm 0 Comments

Want to find a good straight dent free rear side trim for my 1963 Convertible.  I have both sides but they do not match.  Wanting to get them to match.  I am attaching a photo of the two trim sided that I have really wanting the squared off trim if I can get it.  Let's see what you have,…

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Road Trip

Posted by Ray Schick on January 21, 2020 at 9:00pm 7 Comments

Got a little cabin fever this morning,decided to take a road trip to Hickory Corners Michigan, The Gilmore Museum. It’s about 2 1/2 hours from my home . Place is awesome,I was really impressed.

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments

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Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

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