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1964 Automatic Climate Control Dash Sensor and Grille

Started Jul 1 0 Replies

FOR SALE:1964 Automatic Climate Control Dash Sensor and Grille, BLACK, mint.  Fits all 1964 models except for Series 75. Charles Fares, La Mesa, California.  E-mail:

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


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1964 Automatic Climate Control Dash Sensor and Grille

FOR SALE:1964 Automatic Climate Control Dash Sensor and Grille, BLACK, mint.  Fits all 1964 models except for Series 75. Charles Fares, La Mesa, California.  E-mail: More
Jul 1
Charles Fares replied to Easy's discussion Unique? Full glass roof '64 Sedan deville
"It started life as a Fleetwood 60 Special. Note the left rear door vent window assembly. Also the Fleetwood-only moulding lying on the car at the base of the "C pillar" on the right side. "
May 30
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. 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 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

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Re upholstering seats

Started by paul in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

Hello all, my question pertains to interior of a recent barn find.  A 1963 cadillac sedan with 16000 original miles.  Unfortunately it had mice in the car, so of course the whole interior which is…Continue

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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Disc Brakes and Cadillac 48 spoke wire wheels

Started by James Elkins in General Discussion. Last reply by tim sparks 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

I've been thinking about upgrading to the CPP front disc brake kit for my 64. I'm running the wheel vintiques 15x6" Cadillac wire wheel. The brake kit says must use with a disc brake compatible…Continue

New dimmer switch

Started by Russ Austin in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 20 hours ago. 0 Replies

I have new headlight dimmer switches for cars with the guidematic system…Continue

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Is there a separate Starter Relay, or does the Solenoid serve that purpose?

Posted by Norman Silverman on August 30, 2019 at 5:57pm 7 Comments

Hello All.

I will be replacing the starter solenoid tomorrow (actually my mechanic will do the work, I'll just supervise). In checking the FSM electrical schematic and chapter verbiage, I don't see anything that looks like (or is referred to as) a starter Relay. It seems the Starter Solenoid serves the function and there's no separate relay. Right or Wrong?

If wrong, where…


Starter Solenoid replacement-how difficult? Where to buy?

Posted by Norman Silverman on August 20, 2019 at 8:24pm 8 Comments

Hello All.

I believe the starter solenoid has gone bad in my 64 DeVille. When I turn the key, often all I get is a click, then if I try a few times again the starter turns perfectly. All battery cables are on tight and the battery is good. So, I believe this problem is the solenoid. Where do I buy the right solenoid and is it necessary to remove the starter in order to swap it out? …


Frame Markings

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 6:26pm 1 Comment

Just got my frame back from powder coating so thought I would post photos of the front and rear frame markings.…


Lining up the drive shaft

Posted by Dominic Salemi on August 12, 2019 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.




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