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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Dec 10, 2018
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
Dana G Cooper left a comment for Kim K Kaiser
"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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"Very beautiful. Is she taking orders?"
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My wife made this table to display with our Coupe Deville
Sep 2, 2018
Kevin Campbell commented on Dana G Cooper's blog post Mosiac Cadillac emblem Table
" 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."
Sep 1, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Dana G Cooper's blog post Mosiac Cadillac emblem Table
"Thats a riot Clovis HA HA LOL !!"
Aug 31, 2018
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"Let us not ASSUME anything. It will only make an ASS out of U and ME"
Aug 31, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Dana G Cooper's blog post Mosiac Cadillac emblem Table
"Here goes the Very Classy English Professor again - Clovis  —LOL!!  Typing on these devices sometimes just — Sucks  Enjoy "
Aug 31, 2018
Marty Smith commented on Dana G Cooper's blog post Mosiac Cadillac emblem Table
" Ok when does she start taking orders , I want one !   "
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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

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clock problem

Started by paul k in General Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell 33 minutes ago. 3 Replies

I would like to ask how to disconnect front clock knob ?Thank youPaulContinue

1963 caddy 2 door hardtop for sale

Started by paul in For Sale 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

Just car body and frame. No engine or trans, have front and back seats

Dark cadillac blue engine code anybody

Started by Haris dizdarevic in General Discussion. Last reply by Christopher Codd 3 hours ago. 5 Replies

After a long thought of what color I should paint my cadillac I've finally decided I'd like to paint it the same color as the bill hirsch cadillac dark blue like the engine paint I'm wondering what…Continue

Exhaust Manifold

Started by Travis Phillips in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Travis Phillips 5 hours ago. 6 Replies

I am in need of a Left Hand Exhaust Manifold for my 1963 Park Avenue 390.Continue

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64 Recirc/Fresh Air Door Actuator replaced; FROM THE INSIDE.

Posted by Norman Silverman on February 4, 2019 at 11:21pm 8 Comments

I am happy to report that I have successfully replaced the Fresh Air/Recirc door actuator that is located on the blower box-and have done so without having to remove the blower box. I did it by taking out the glove box and attacking it from the back.  It took several days, LOTS of patience and some band-aids, but it is done. THE most difficult part -BY FAR- is to remove and then replace the screw that sits on the actuator arm, connecting it to the fresh…

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Flashers

Posted by Mike Petrey on January 13, 2019 at 12:25pm 7 Comments

Where do the flashers go in my 64 Deville Convert.  I'm thinking that's why both turn signals stopped working.

Source for Motor mounts and Trans mounts 1964 SDV

Posted by Norman Silverman on January 9, 2019 at 4:23pm 4 Comments

Hi.

Where is the best place to purchase good quality motor mounts/trans mounts for my 1964 SDV? I see that Rock Auto has them for $8 and change, and others for $24 and change. Big difference. Is there a better place to buy them from?

Thanks

Norm

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