Dana G Cooper
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Metal inline fuel filters

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jul 12, 2017. 16 Replies

I have a question... When I was a young boy and teenager working in full service gas stations in the late 1960's early 1970's, I know I saw several Cadillacs with an A/C brand metal fuel filter in…Continue

Front Fenders

Started May 31, 2017 0 Replies

After 16 years on jack stands I finally got my "63" Deville on the road recently ! There are several kinks to work out but the one I need help with the most is a set of rust free front fenders. Mine…Continue

Jetaway trans. rebuild

Started Feb 15, 2017 0 Replies

I am looking for a reliable source for a rebuilt transmission for my 1963 Deville. I live near Tulsa, OK. I found what sounds like a good shop in California but I would like to find a good source  in…Continue

Dana Cooper Asks: What Replacement is used for "type A " trans fluid

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anders Oct 18, 2016. 2 Replies

What transmission fluid is suggested to replace "type A " in a 1963 jetaway trans ? I'm assuming Dextron II but I want to be sure. This is a complete drained service, not a rebuild. Any Suggestions ?Continue

 

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Dana G Cooper replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Back to Starter
"Kim, I looked up the site for my starter, it is: qualitypowerauto.com  . The starter bolts up just like the original on my 63. The cost was 250.00. Just to be clear, I do suggest going through the checklist of items others have discussed. I am…"
Sep 17, 2018
Kim K Kaiser left a comment for Dana G Cooper
"Hi Dana,  thanks for the info.   Excuse my ignrance, but does tge starter attach to block or tranmission.   Sales man at summit said theres wont fit due to attachment location.  But there vehicle search under the parts…"
Sep 17, 2018
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"Kim, I have a 63 Coupe Deville, all stock. I had the exact same problem and I know what you are going through. I have a 600 cca battery in my car. I firmly agree with the others about using the highest amp battery you can find. I have my timing set…"
Sep 17, 2018
Dana G Cooper replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Back to Starter
"I had the same problem and I did the following: I Made sure the engine was tuned and timed correctly - I Use only 91 octane, or above, non ethanol , fuel and a good quality fuel octane booster at every other fill up, This cured my problem. In…"
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My wife made this table to display with our Coupe Deville
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" crikey Clovis, ya got ya wukin murds fuddled, ya dumb bugger. Stuff me mushrooms but, ya still wouldn't be dead for quids, hey mate."
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"Thats a riot Clovis HA HA LOL !!"
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"Let us not ASSUME anything. It will only make an ASS out of U and ME"
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"Here goes the Very Classy English Professor again - Clovis  —LOL!!  Typing on these devices sometimes just — Sucks  Enjoy "
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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Coupe Deville & a 1962 Fleetwood 4dr
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
yes
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
Yes

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Mosiac Cadillac emblem Table

Posted on August 30, 2018 at 10:48pm 11 Comments

Wanted to share a picture of a table my wife made for me to display with our 63 Coupe Deville. 

A/C Issue / Stumped !

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 6:29pm 37 Comments

My 63 CDV factory A/C was trash so I replaced every part in the system and converted to R134 . I also installed a STV bypass kit which eliminated the STV all together and converted the system to a cycling system.  I vacumed and charged the system with 36oz of 134. The system is cycling as it should and the pressures are right at 250 high side, cycle off at 25lbs and cycle back on at about 35lbs. It is making plenty of water on the low side hoses and evaporator drain. There is very good air…

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Radiator Bug Screen

Posted on December 17, 2017 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

                                               Odd subject, food for thought !!!

I own one 1963 Coupe Deville and two 1962 4dr Cadillacs. When I took delivery of these three Cadillacs through the years, I noticed they all had the old fashioned radiator bug screens like many vehicles had back in the day. Recently I began wondering why & when these bug screens went away. Then I thought back to the time I quit seeing these screens, ( Mid - late 1960's ). After thinking about what…

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Jetaway Trans. Flywheel O-Ring

Posted on October 23, 2017 at 10:04pm 1 Comment

This is not a big issue but it may help someone. I am a retired mechanic of 40 plus years and I could not believe I almost missed this... My 63 CDV had a leak at the flywheel O-ring. In preparation for the repair I read many online stories about the O-ring missing completely when they removed the flywheel from the tourrus on the Jetaway transmission.

I removed the trans last week and pulled the flywheel off. Upon inspection I thought "wow, the O-ring is missing off my flywheel too ! "…

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At 8:30pm on September 17, 2018, Kim K Kaiser said…

Hi Dana,  thanks for the info.   Excuse my ignrance, but does tge starter attach to block or tranmission.   Sales man at summit said theres wont fit due to attachment location.  But there vehicle search under the parts say it does.  So im stumpeb

At 7:39am on August 29, 2016, Jason Edge said…

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Trunk Pull-down

Started by Brian and Dorothy Lewis in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 1 hour ago. 7 Replies

Hi gang.  While reviewing the extensive photo archives on this site, I came across an excellent series of photos documenting a trunk pull-down assembly posted by Jason Edge.  I really didn't even…Continue

Vapor Lock and how to fix it?

Started by Richard McBurney in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 6 hours ago. 8 Replies

I have a 64 Deville Convertible, keep running into the same problem - vapor lock on hot days. So far I have rebuilt the carburetor , new gas tank , but when it sits in traffic on a hot day it will…Continue

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Help! I need a 1964 Eldorado front left fender.

Started by Jorge M in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Jason Edge 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

Help looking for a 1964 Eldorado front fender for a convertible.Thank you please contact djjmoreno84@gmail.comContinue

Help! I need a 64 Eldorado front left fender.

Started by Jorge M in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jorge M yesterday. 1 Reply

Hello,Some idiot just backed in to my beautiful 64 convertible Eldorado and I’m looking for a new front fender. Any leads would be appreciated.Thank you,Jorge M.Continue

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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

Upper A Arm Rubber Bumpers

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

I have found a very good replacement part for the Upper A Arm Bumpers.  The top part is identical to the originals the bottom can be used as is or after a few minutes with a belt sander can be ground to the V shape as the originals were.  The replacement bumpers are for a 2001 to 2005 S10 Sanoma or Blazer.  Part number is on the box in the photos.  First photo is the box next to the box is the S10 part and an original.  Next photo shows my sanded down part next to an original.…

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Roof motor

Posted by Dermot Robinson on August 11, 2019 at 8:44am 2 Comments

Replacing my convertible roof motor.

Has anyone any experience or advice on replacing the roof motor on a 1964 Cadillac Deville .

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