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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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Trivia Question 18 - What Is It?

Started by Jason Edge in Trivia. Last reply by Jason Edge 18 hours ago. 3 Replies

Here is a part pulled from the latest parts car. What is it? HINT: Always me me smile when I find these.…Continue

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 21 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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Crayon markings and markings in hoses

Started by Christian Doerk in Restoration Discussion 23 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi everybody,hope you are healthy in this weird times.Is there any documentation out there which crayon markings was written on which position by the factory on a 1964 Cadillac? If not, it would be…Continue

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Thermostat

Started by Vito64Deville in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell yesterday. 18 Replies

For a 64 min A/C Deville - what is the correct temp thermostat. I'm going to replace mine and notice there are several temps offered.

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How to sensibly deal with the Corona Virus

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on March 14, 2020 at 5:02pm 6 Comments

https://theamericanscholar.org/covid-19-a-primer/

I found this very helpful, written by a knowledgeable authority in public health. 

Remember, Viruses are not spread by Cadillacs so get out and drive!


Safe & Healthy travels. 

Jeff Kinzler

1963 Eldorado convertible boot

Posted by Les Eastling on February 27, 2020 at 10:33am 1 Comment

I need a used convertible boot for a 63 Cadillac convertible - condition or color is not an issue since it will be used as a pattern for making a new one. One from either a 62 series convertible or an Eldorado would work. I know I am searching for hen's teeth here... but you never know unless you ask!

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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