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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Jun 8
Dana G Cooper replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion water in doors 63 cdv
"If they are the correct rubber "plugs" from the factory (OEM), they should have a slit in then to allow water to drain out on the outside of the door weatherstrip. On my 63 CDV I pulled both door panels due to dirt dobbers having built…"
Feb 27
Dana G Cooper replied to Mark Geertsma's discussion Spare tire question
"I bought an original bias ply from Coker. Looks original and fits in the slot of my CDV. I know it can only be used short term as a spare on the ground if needed but it fits and it looks original in the truck !"
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Clovis commented on Dana G Cooper's blog post Radiator Bug Screen
"I'm thinking it was a sales pitch like any other product through the years. In reality they block 50% of air flow through the rad. "
Dec 18, 2017
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Radiator Bug Screen

                                               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 changed about…See More
Dec 17, 2017
Dana G Cooper replied to Jake Mickley's discussion Temperature gage
"Mine also runs about a quarter way with a 190 thermstat"
Nov 15, 2017
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Oct 24, 2017
Anders commented on Dana G Cooper's blog post Jetaway Trans. Flywheel O-Ring
"Ohh far away from being a dummy. I think I do more mistakes than rights. So many times had to go back and recheck. Especially after a nights sleep waking up with a nagging feeling. Did you get a picture of the transmuted o-ring when removing it from…"
Oct 24, 2017
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Dana G Cooper posted a blog post

Jetaway Trans. Flywheel O-Ring

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 ! " I cleaned…See More
Oct 23, 2017
Anders liked Dana G Cooper's discussion 63 coupe deville front springs
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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?
no

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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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Quarter Window on Coupe Deville

Posted on September 6, 2017 at 8:14pm 3 Comments

I had the need to remove the rear inside quarter panels on my CDV today & I had to smile when I looked at all the window tracks it took to make the rear window roll up and down as it does, and then I thought about when the tracks were designed, ( prior to computers as we know them today ), and I wondered how many slide rule calculations it might have taken to make the window roll as it does. Sometimes I am amazed at what the engineers were able to do on these vehicles prior to computers…

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Curious In Mounds

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 8:28pm 2 Comments

 I have read about the spare tire locations on the different models of the 63-64 's. As I removed my trunk mat on my CDV for the first time today I discovered something interesting. My spare has always been under the back shelf as I understand it should be on a Coupe Deville. When I removed my trunk mat I discovered the anchor for a J hook on the right side of the trunk had been cut out of the trunk floor pan. My mat had a square hole in the cardboard part of the trunk mat but the fabric had…

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

Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website. 

This site is hosted by the CLC (Cadillac LaSalle Club) 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter. Joining the website is free to everyone, however, you must be a CLC member to join the chapter. 

- Click Here for more information on joining the 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter and the Cadillac LaSalle Club

Be sure and check out all the links and pages and make yourself at home.  The Help Page at www.help.6364cadillac.com will have links to many useful articles and information about our Cadillacs.

 
 
 

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Alternator upgrade for bagged 1964 Deville

Started by Boardie101 in General Discussion. Last reply by Boardie101 9 hours ago. 7 Replies

Hey everyone, hope all is well and thanks in advance for the breadth of knowledge/info. this site provides...I recently installed an air bag suspension kit to my 1964 Deville and needless to say the…Continue

Tags: air, bags, suspension, 63, 64

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 17 hours ago. 1 Reply

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

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Wire OR Sabre wheels ...

Posted by Mack on July 19, 2018 at 11:15pm 0 Comments

Hi there

i was just wondering how many of you out there has wire or Sabre/turbine wheels on.

youre more than welcome to post some pictures becuase I am debating on getting wire wheels...or Sabre wheels :)

Trumpet horn

Posted by Robert Alan Shannon on July 19, 2018 at 11:21am 1 Comment

 Just noticed a nice looking trumpet horn on ebay ; price seems fair. I am not connected to this item in any way, just thought someone here might like it.

Need correct Muffler for 64 DeVille

Posted by Norman Silverman on June 18, 2018 at 7:57pm 13 Comments

Hello all.

I need to replace the muffler on my 64 and the local shop does not have the correct one.

After looking on the web site's help section, I still don't see a recommended part/manufacturer or suggestion. 

What is the best solution to purchase for a stock, single system with 2 1/2 inch pipes, center in, offset out? 

Thanks.

Norm

64 Power Seat Transmission cleaning-it did the trick

Posted by Norman Silverman on June 16, 2018 at 5:36pm 4 Comments

Hello All.

I thought I'd post a little encouragement for those that might have an inoperative 6 way power seat in their car. The fix is relatively easy, and VERY cheap.

I just purchased an original (not re-painted, nor reupholstered) 64 Sedan De Ville 4 window. When I purchased it the front seat was adjusted forward and tilted down in front; two of the worst positions for me, so I had no choice but to attempt to repair it. 

Pushing the switch in each direction brought…

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