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1964 DeVille Courtesy Lights Stay On

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Mar 31. 1 Reply

I have encountered a perplexing issue with the interior courtesy lights on a 1964 DeVille convertible.  With the engine off, the interior courtesy lights turn off and on by alternately depressing and…Continue

1963 Neutral Safety Switches

Started Mar 8 0 Replies

1963 neutral safety switches, excellent used:Short part number "622" for cars with tilt steering column;Short part number "560" for cars with non-tilt steering column (which the master parts book…Continue

1963 Fleetwood and Eldorado Dash Wood Trim

Started Feb 28 0 Replies

Used set of 1963 Fleetwood and Eldorado trim with wood veneer, consisting of:LH AC vent trim, including the complete chrome AC vent;RH AC vent trim, including the complete chrome AC vent;Ash tray…Continue

1963-1964 Seat Belts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Feb 18. 3 Replies

FOR SALE:One pair of  original front seat lap belts in black, for 1963 and 1964.  Both outboard retractors are working, Cadillac crest buckles in excellent condition.Charles FaresLa Mesa,…Continue

 

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Charles Fares replied to Jeff S.'s discussion Trun signal swit
"Jeff, Did you find a signal switch yet?  As Jason stated, tilt and non-tilt switches are very different.  I have both and can provide either one.  Send me an e-mail. faresmcmthelix@msn.com. Charles Fares"
May 17
Charles Fares replied to Sam G's discussion 1964 deVille Tilt Steering Wheel Removal
"Sam, On a '63 or '64 with the tilt wheel, none of the turn signal, cornering lamp, or brake lamp wiring is inside of the steering column, because the signal switch is mounted to the steering column, externally, under the dash. …"
May 14
Charles Fares replied to James jacques's discussion 64 caddy trunk lock
"I have one, including the base and the crest cover.  It may even have a key. Send me an e-mail at faresmcmthelix@msn.com and I'll try to dig it out this evening and take a photo. Charles Fares"
May 10
Charles Fares replied to Jason Edge's discussion A few Treasures from Parts Car #50
"In my days of trolling the Southern California salvage yards I came across numerous interesting finds. Here are two of them: I always looked for perfect steering wheels. In a 1973 Eldorado, the steering wheel had one of those hideous plastic…"
May 9
Charles Fares replied to Robert Sweeney's discussion Air Conditioning in my 1964 Cadillac
"There is a vacuum circuit diagram on either page 13-20 or 13-22 of the 1964 shop manual - if memory serves - I don't have it with me at the moment.  That diagram shows that the vacuum to the NSS and the vacuum to the control head of the…"
May 2
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Charles Fares's discussion 1964 DeVille Courtesy Lights Stay On
"There is a small switch at the back of the bench seat in a 64 convertible So the people in the rear can turn on the courtesy lights to exit the car I have sometimes hit that switch when wiping down my interior and wondering whats going on with the…"
Mar 31
Charles Fares posted a discussion

1964 DeVille Courtesy Lights Stay On

I have encountered a perplexing issue with the interior courtesy lights on a 1964 DeVille convertible.  With the engine off, the interior courtesy lights turn off and on by alternately depressing and releasing the door jamb switches.  The interior courtesy light will also turn on by rotating the dash light switch to the far left, past the detent, and then off again after rotating the light switch to the right.Now the problem:  With the engine running, and doors closed, all the interior courtesy…See More
Mar 31
Charles Fares and Mal wade are now friends
Mar 29
Charles Fares commented on Mal wade's photo
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Wanted LH rear door light lens in white

"Hello Mal, I have several Fleetwood door lenses, including the white one you are looking for. Charles Fares La Mesa, California E-mail: faresmcmthelix@msn.com"
Mar 15
Charles Fares posted a discussion

1963 Neutral Safety Switches

1963 neutral safety switches, excellent used:Short part number "622" for cars with tilt steering column;Short part number "560" for cars with non-tilt steering column (which the master parts book states can be used on tilt-equipped cars by removing the horn contact)Thanks to Jason for helping me identify these, and directing me to the "neutral safety switch" section on the Help page.Charles FaresLa Mesa, CaliforniaE-mail:  faresmcmthelix@msn.comSee More
Mar 8
Charles Fares replied to Carl H Baxter's discussion Park Avenue fender script 1963
"Carl, I have a "Park" script. It is undamaged, but it only has one of its mounting pins. These are rather scarce and are not being reproduced. If this will help you out, send me an e-mail: faresmcmthelix@msn.com."
Mar 4
Charles Fares posted a discussion

1963 Fleetwood and Eldorado Dash Wood Trim

Used set of 1963 Fleetwood and Eldorado trim with wood veneer, consisting of:LH AC vent trim, including the complete chrome AC vent;RH AC vent trim, including the complete chrome AC vent;Ash tray door;Glove box door.Wood veneer is very nice, and fully intact, some dullness on glove box portion. Would need to be refinished for show competition.  All four pieces came from the same car, a 1963 Fleetwood 60S.Charles FaresLa Mesa, CaliforniaE-mail: faresmcmthelix@msn.comSee More
Feb 28
Charles Fares replied to Travis Phillips's discussion Exhaust Manifold
"Travis, the LH exhaust manifold is on its way to Georgia. I'm pleased that it will go on to fulfill its ultimate destiny of passing gas... in a '63 Park Avenue. Charles Fares"
Feb 26
Charles Fares replied to Travis Phillips's discussion Exhaust Manifold
"La Mesa, California"
Feb 19
Charles Fares replied to Travis Phillips's discussion Exhaust Manifold
"Travis, I have the LH exhaust manifold. Charles Fares E-mail: faresmcmthelix@msn.com"
Feb 19
Jason Edge replied to Charles Fares's discussion 1963-1964 Seat Belts
"Charles the shorter chrome hex headed bolts and chrome washers go on the outside at the retractor and the longer bolts and washers as seen in picture below go on the inside down at the base of the driveshaft tunnel behind the seats."
Feb 18

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At 9:52pm on December 13, 2018, 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 on www.join.6364cadillac.com for more information on joining the 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter and the Cadillac LaSalle Club

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WTB power steering pump pulley

Started by Chris Codd in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd 6 hours ago. 2 Replies

My power steering belt pulley sheered the woodruff key off the pump shaft and is pretty wrecked. Does anybody have a pulley for sale? Or the whole pump and pulley together?

Mystery Shake???

Started by Ron Collins in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ron Collins 10 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hello All,Jumped into the mobile after a long winters nap and she shakes!! at or above speeds of about foury mph she shakes like the wheels are out of balance, so I had them rebalanced, still the…Continue

64 Convertible rear seat back

Started by tom servas in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 10 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hello , I am re- installing the rear seats in our 64 Convertible and looking for verification of how high/low to install the seat back. Can anyone show a photo of their rear  (upright portion) seat…Continue

Charging the air conditioning with R12

Started by Robert Sweeney in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 16 hours 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

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Cadillac Returns to its Roots Under New Leadership

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on May 1, 2019 at 12:30am 3 Comments

Cadillac’s new boss says they should stop trying to build BMWs and go back to building Cadillacs again.

What do you think? 

https://carbuzz.com/news/cadillac-finally-admits-what-everyone-knew-for-years

Radiator And Shrouds

Posted by Dominic Salemi on April 24, 2019 at 3:36pm 1 Comment

Hello

Anyone have a decent radiator and shrouds and hardware for a 1964 Cadillac deville. I have an alum. radiator and I'm deciding on to fix it or back to the original one. If I fix it I won't need parts.

Thanks

64 Recirc/Fresh Air Door Actuator replaced; FROM THE INSIDE.

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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