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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Feb 8. 2 Replies

Good morning gentlemen/ladies, I have a ‘63 CDV with a 390, needs new alternator. Any recommendations in a replacement?

Engine rebuild

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Nov 22, 2016. 4 Replies

How much would AN engine and tranny rebuild cost for a '63 series 62 390 engine and would it be cheaper just to buy a new engine

New camshaft

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Dec 8, 2015. 2 Replies

Hey guys, I recently found some worn lifters while pulling the old ones out of my '63 and need a new camshaft. Any for sale?

Advice for '63 390

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Dec 6, 2015. 4 Replies

Hey guys,so I recently took my car into the shop for a ticking noise and the mechanic diagnosed it as bad hydraulic lifters. When he pulled the lifters out he noticed that a couple were worn away and…Continue


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Jason Edge replied to David Perea's discussion Alternator
"David, I have been running & Selling the AutoZone sourced DL7122 rebuilt alternator for over 2 decades with excellent results. It is rated at 55 amps which matches the max amperage used on the 63/64 Cadillac alternators, and more importantly is…"
Feb 8
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to David Perea's discussion Alternator
"You can get the alternator at any auto store  Compare yours to the new one closely  They have to be the same in every way looking at it  The alternators output could be a bit higher than stock but all good  The store will…"
Feb 8
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Good morning gentlemen/ladies, I have a ‘63 CDV with a 390, needs new alternator. Any recommendations in a replacement?
Feb 8

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Engine/transmission rebuild

Posted on September 26, 2016 at 11:39am 0 Comments

Hi I have a 63 Cadillac with a 390 and it sat for years before starting up and now the engine is giving signs of age, as well as the transmission slipping.. how much would a rebuild for each cost?

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Engine and tranny seals

Started by Klutch in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 8 hours ago. 54 Replies

Hey guys.Im going to be pulling my engine and tranny out soon. Theres some leaks on my engine and tranny. The main reason for this is because i need to paint the engine and engine bay. So i might as…Continue

1963 Convertible - No Backup Lights

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 9 hours ago. 2 Replies

The backup lights worked on my '63 Series 62 convertible when I bought it in July, but have stopped working. All other lights work fine. There is no power coming to the connectors behind the license…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 20 hours ago. 1 Reply

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

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Looking for 63 Convertible / Coupe rear side trim

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

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Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments


Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???


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