Chris Gill
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Installing driveshaft question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frank Murch Jul 10. 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. 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

Need assistance identifying where these transmission pieces go please.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Gill May 10. 3 Replies

Hi folks,Well, progress is slow but I am moving forward!I am getting ready to install the transmission but I'm not sure where a few of the parts go because the car was in pieces when I got it. I did…Continue

Aftermarket fuel filter with return line for '63?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Gill Apr 12. 13 Replies

Hi folks,My car didn't come with the fuel filter so I need to source one with a return line. I'm not keen on the stock glass ones so I am trying to track down something like the one pictured below…Continue

 

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Frank Murch replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"cool!"
Jul 10
Anders replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
Jul 9
Anders replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
Jul 9
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
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
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
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
Jason Edge replied to Chris Gill's discussion What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?
"When you say dust shield are you referring to the flywheel & torus (you have a 63 right?) inspection pan, or the transmission linkage slush deflectors (shop manual terminology)?  The 64 THM transmissions don't have shift linkage slush…"
May 27
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?
"Thank you Jason!!! I found the clip in my stash but you also solved another query of mine with your photo of the transmission mount and where the small spacer plate goes. Any chance you have a photo of the dust shields for the tranny and shifter in…"
May 27
Jason Edge replied to Chris Gill's discussion What am I missing for the emergency brake connection?
"Chris, See this picture... it is a metal connector with trunnion and Carter pin. I would have all 3 for $10 + s/h. Just shoot me an email to jasonedge@nc.rr.com"
May 27
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"It's the original engine, tranny, and driveshaft. The engine was pulled before I purchased the car for a rebuild."
May 27
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"I assume the trans going back into the car is the one that came out of that car   If a replacement trans ——there could be other issues with your trans matching up to —your engines crankshaft end —that may have to be…"
May 27
Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"Thanks Tony. I'll be replacing the driveshaft bearing and ujoints before it goes back in the car because it was disassembled when I got it so I don't know what the condition is like."
May 27
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Chris Gill's discussion Installing driveshaft question
"Put the trans in first and then deal with what the driveshaft May need if anything  Unless you had an issue with the drive shaft before  you removed it install it and drive the car  That should set you up for what you need to do next…"
May 27
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Chris Gill replied to Chris Gill's discussion Need assistance identifying where these transmission pieces go please.
"Any chance someone has photos of these parts installed on a car?"
May 10

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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 #?
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Re upholstering seats

Started by paul in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 2 hours 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…

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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? …

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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.…

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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.

Thanks

Dominic

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