Chris Gill
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'63 Delco AM FM radio wanted in working condition with good chrome

Started Mar 18 0 Replies

As the title says, I'm in search of a working AM FM radio with good chrome (no pitting).I know that's probably a stretch but contact me if you have one!Thanks,ChrisContinue

Battery advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Mar 11. 7 Replies

I need to get a battery for the old girl but it’s been challenging to find one that will fit in the original '63 battery tray. Most are too wide.Does anyone have a make/model for a battery that fits…Continue

Installing driveshaft question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frank Murch Jul 10, 2019. 9 Replies

Hi again folks,I am getting ready to install my transmission but wondered if it was easier to install the driveshaft first?Regarding the driveshaft, how hard is it to replace the driveshaft bearing?…Continue

What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge May 27, 2019. 5 Replies

Hi folks,While I was under the car getting dirt in my eyes running new brake hard lines, I noticed that my emergency brake isn't hooked up. Can someone tell me what part I'm missing and what it looks…Continue

 

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'63 Delco AM FM radio wanted in working condition with good chrome

As the title says, I'm in search of a working AM FM radio with good chrome (no pitting).I know that's probably a stretch but contact me if you have one!Thanks,ChrisSee More
Mar 18
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Chris Gill's discussion Battery advice
" Group 27 should  be available at some  local parts stores  Walmart and Sears Die hard come to mind and would try Amazon  Delivery might be free ? I think my last one was from O’ Reilly’s Auto parts about a year…"
Mar 11
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion Battery advice
"Do you have the make/model?"
Mar 11
Lee Martin replied to Chris Gill's discussion Battery advice
"Walmart sells a really good battery that fits in there fine - a little close but fine."
Mar 11
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion Battery advice
"Good info. Thanks Jason."
Mar 11
Jason Edge replied to Chris Gill's discussion Battery advice
"I ran a Group 27 Battery for at least 5 years in my Coupe de Ville and have pulled in a many of parts cars with Group 27 batteries. At some point in the 60's (maybe 1965) Cadillac switched to a Group 27 sized battery and is what most Auto Parts…"
Mar 11
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion Battery advice
"Thanks Jason. I saw the info on the help page, which was helpful...go figure. I will check out a Group 27 battery. The clincher is that I need to find a local source for one as shipping would absolutely kill me based on my location so that nixes the…"
Mar 11
Jason Edge replied to Chris Gill's discussion Battery advice
"A Group 27 battery will fit, but is wide and barely slides in, and is shorter than the original group 60 battery, plus the original hold down hardware does not work well with the Group 27... more so with the 1964 with the elongated hold down vs the…"
Mar 11
Chris Gill posted a discussion

Battery advice

I need to get a battery for the old girl but it’s been challenging to find one that will fit in the original '63 battery tray. Most are too wide.Does anyone have a make/model for a battery that fits and has high cold cranking amps? I already have the details for an optima but they are not cheap!Thanks,ChrisSee More
Mar 11
Frank Murch replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"cool!"
Jul 10, 2019
Anders replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
Jul 9, 2019
Anders replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
Jul 9, 2019
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"Thanks Frank. I had mine done by a local shop. Not cheap but hopefully it should be good for another 50 odd years!"
Jul 9, 2019
Frank Murch replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"I have a little information about this.  I had mine rebuilt at  Oceanside Driveline 2435 Industry St # B, Oceanside, CA 92054 (760) 439-9719 Here is a side by side picture and the invoice.  They made a new one, using a solid pipe (vs…"
Jul 9, 2019
Jason Edge replied to Chris Gill's discussion What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?
"I only have one of the torus inspection pan and it's going to be pretty hard to get wrong once you get it in your hand and hold up to the transmission.  Here is a picture ... If you need one I have them with bolts for $20:  "
May 27, 2019
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?
"It's a '63. I have the pan that surrounds the starter, the inspection pan, and the transmission linkage slush deflector.  If you have a photo of the flex plate inspection pan and starter pan, that would be greatly appreciated but the…"
May 27, 2019

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Coupe Deville
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
No
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
No

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looking for a 429 heat riser and cruise control unit

Started by Christian Doerk in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Kurt 53 minutes ago. 1 Reply

I am looking for a functioning heat riser valve and a cruise control for a 1964 Cadillac.In principle, the heat riser flap does not have to work. It is only important that the spacer / housing is not…Continue

Tags: exhaust, riser, heat, control, cruise

Winter time cruise in Australia.

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 2 hours ago. 3 Replies

The weather here in winter is great for a Cadillac cruise.Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

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

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Free 1964 parts before I throw them out

Started by Preston Bealle in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin yesterday. 7 Replies

I have front brake drums and discs, a window, a window frame, and an air cleaner shroud. I don't need them and anyone can have them for shipping cost. I would guess the shipping would be $20-25 for…Continue

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64 Power Servo vacuum leak

Posted by Kent Prows on June 27, 2020 at 4:02pm 0 Comments

I finally got around to fixing a leak in my heater core.  I decided to check to see if there were any other obvious issues while I had everything torn apart.  When I put a vacuum directly (bypassing the transducer) to the power servo it gets to about 10" and then slowly leaks back to zero.  The fan will not go to full and the mode door will not open completely.  I have read a couple of other posts that said they repaired the power servo leaks.  How?  Does anyone have one to sell?  I just…

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63 Caddy Horn

Posted by Robert Alan Shannon on May 27, 2020 at 9:25am 9 Comments

 Just noticed a 1963  Caddy trumpet horn on Ebay. No part # given but some of his other items are 1963 specific, just throwin this out there, I have no connection to this listing .

Wiring connection help.

Posted by Jimmy Davis on May 24, 2020 at 9:15pm 2 Comments

Can someone help me figure where these connections go? I have a 64 60 special if it matters.…



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Wood grain finally done.

Posted by Jimmy Davis on May 20, 2020 at 4:57pm 3 Comments

After years of wanting to, I finally redid my wood dash paneling on my 64 60s. Not too hard to do either.…

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