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1962 1963 1964 turn signal switch non tilt column

Started Apr 17 0 Replies

  looks like a nice one if anyone needs one…Continue

Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan McNarry Mar 6. 98 Replies

    Last fall I replaced my rear yoke and trailing arm bushings . Now with 410 miles on them the large  rear trailing arm bushings are done . I contacted Rare Parts the maker and they were defensive…Continue

shim for spring on pass side for A/C equipped Cars

Started Apr 5, 2016 0 Replies

  Does anyone know the thickness of the shim that is added to the top of the pass side spring  on A/C equipped cars.          I just changed my front springs and I am 3/4 of an inch low on the pass…Continue

Wanted Special chrome retainer screw that attaches lower instrument panel cover under the steering column

Started this discussion. Last reply by Doug Scarrow Apr 14, 2016. 5 Replies

           I  have had my Cad since 1969 and originally it had a chrome retainer screw with a head that was intended to grip with fingers as there was no provision for a screw driver or wrench. I…Continue

 

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Apr 17
Doug Scarrow replied to Dan McNarry's discussion Polyurethane Replacement Trailing Arm Bushings
"  I sure think that the price for the repair was very reasonable !!"
Apr 11
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Mar 25
Dan McNarry replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Hello, Dan McNarry here. I haven't logged in to this site in quite some time. The subject of the poor quality trailing arm bushings seems to have generated quite a lot of "buzz". Just to re-iterate some of what has been discussed, the…"
Mar 6
Jason Edge replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Tony or Russ, You or anyone can take the link and copy to our Videos. Just click on Videos then click +Add. You will need to copy and paste in the link. It would be helpful to include some contextual information so people know what they are looking…"
Jan 27
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"This video should be in the video section - under videos for others to view  Enjoy "
Jan 27
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Correction  Make that —- the BOMB !!!"
Jan 27
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Conclusion  Dans custom rear control arm replacements with bushings are  ———The BOOM !!! Enjoy "
Jan 27
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Russ and Kim  The last two posts are such very good news to be solving this rear control arm bushing  problem with a seriously good repair solution  No more issues with  new  stock replacement  bushings that will only…"
Jan 26
Kim K Kaiser replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Ive had mine in for year or s .     Couple 3 thousand miles.   So far so good"
Jan 26
Russ Austin replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Tony, I have the first set, as I was the test car. Not sure of the mileage, but they have been on the car for over a year. The load on the bushings is constant, due to the spring pushing on the control arm. A bystander can not tell that different…"
Jan 26
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Russ  How many miles have you put on your custom rear controlling arms from Dan yourself ? That being some standard  of design longevity   You had the second set ( Dans being the first ? ) that was installed in our year…"
Jan 26
Russ Austin replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"The new trailing arms do not affect the ride height. They were designed and built to the same specs as the originals control arms. I have them on my car, and have installed them on other cars as well. Ride height is the same.  You could use the…"
Jan 26
Dan Loukota replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Thanks for the replies. I truly love the Cadillac community found on this forum. You guys are simply fantastic! With the custom trailing arms, I was reading they ride the car higher in the rear? I’m working on lowering my caddy 2”.…"
Jan 25
Russ Austin replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"You can not use the poly bushings in the stock rear control arms. The stock arm is too small and will not take the larger poly bushing.  It would have been an easy fix otherwise."
Jan 25
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Pls change the bushings that Dan uses to polyurethane ( my bad )  Enjoy "
Jan 25

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
49 convert ,62 convertible, 64 Eldo

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Another advantage of the Pertronix III

Posted on November 23, 2019 at 11:12am 1 Comment

   Having tried both the II and III I can say the multispark feature of the III offers a smoother idle . It is also easier to install .Does not require removal of the distributor

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'64 Deville Conv. passenger power windows problem

Started by Michael Vogler in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Michael Vogler 18 hours ago. 4 Replies

all four power windows work from the driver's control panel, but none of the passenger windows work from the passenger switches.  Is this a master switch problem or an wiring problem?   Thanks for…Continue

Time of year to be checking your antifreeze ( coolant ) numbers —-Nov

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 23 hours ago. 0 Replies

Good time of year to be checking your coolant to see what temp it will freeze at Giving  you enough time to do a coolant change— if it is time to do so —-or —if your freeze at temp numbers are to…Continue

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

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

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Interiors in the PNW

Started by keith price in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 3 Replies

Just wondering if anyone knows of a place to get interiors done in the Pacific Northwest. I'm looking at seats, door cards and headliner. I live in the Tacoma Washington area so west side is…Continue

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1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special / transmission dipstick needed

Posted by Pablo on September 20, 2020 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

How are you doing folks, I’m looking for a transmission dipstick, any info I will appreciated, thank you very much

1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge

Posted by Steven on September 16, 2020 at 9:23am 1 Comment

Hello,

 Does anyone know were I can buy a 1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge or is there any other hinge that would fit? 

Thanks

Steven

Bad Guage?

Posted by Karl Schwarz on August 26, 2020 at 3:08pm 6 Comments

So I am troubleshooting my fuel gauge issue. I bought a new sender and tested it. It  it goes from 1-ohm (empty) to 35-ohm (full). When I test it (outside the tank), when the float is in the up (full) position it only moves the gauge to about 1/2 full. When at the bottom (empty) position the gauge shows empty. This is the same issue I have when I fill and then use the gas in the tank - the gauge never reads ore than half full. Based on what I've read on this thread it would seem like the…

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