Jake Mickley
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door jamb sensors

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Oct 29, 2019. 2 Replies

Hello all,I am looking for the paper-thin copper contact part that sits inside of the original door jamb sensor(part number 4826444).  One of mine is, well, shot.  I know that we can get updated…Continue

Bushings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anders Nov 20, 2018. 3 Replies

Hello everyone, hope all is well.Winter has arrived in the great state of Minnesota.  My Cadillac decided to put herself down for the winter with a brake hose leak.  While I am in there swapping out…Continue

Suspension work

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Aug 23, 2018. 3 Replies

Hello everyone. It's been a while, I hope all is well.The projects are ongoing with the Cadillac as you can imagine. I'm planning for the winter projects at the moment. I'm wanting to replace the…Continue

Looking for a power antenna

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Jun 7, 2018. 1 Reply

Since I purchased my Cadillac, there has been some additional wiring that has always bothered me.  Finally tracked it down today.  The antenna on the car is not factory and let's just say the…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jake Mickley's discussion door jamb sensors
"You may be able to make the  metal part you are looking for from sheet of cooper or other metal sheet the same thickness as the one you now have  if it’s just the metal contacts you need  Enjoy "
Oct 29, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jake Mickley's discussion door jamb sensors
"The  door jam light switches are a very simple but very very poor design ( fall apart in time )  Very surprised they have worked well for as long as they have  After they were responsible for breaking the circuit in our car that…"
Oct 29, 2019
Jake Mickley posted a discussion

door jamb sensors

Hello all,I am looking for the paper-thin copper contact part that sits inside of the original door jamb sensor(part number 4826444).  One of mine is, well, shot.  I know that we can get updated sensors and run a ground, but I am trying to stay away from that.Does anyone have one of these in good shape(all four legs off the copper contact) they are willing to sell?--jakeSee More
Oct 28, 2019
Jason Edge commented on Jake Mickley's blog post Dash removal
"I didn't even paint my dash or what is left of it when all else is removed. I took the glove box door, lower dash panel with ash tray, steering column and piece over column with ignition switch to my paint guy and had him paint it. I was lucky…"
Oct 9, 2019
Russ Austin commented on Jake Mickley's blog post Dash removal
"I painted the dash in my 63 Hearse. I left the dash in, but removed the instrument cluster, radio faceplate and AC control head.  "
Oct 9, 2019
Jason Edge commented on Jake Mickley's blog post Dash removal
"It would be hard to describe everything from memory but Russ hits most of the biggies. Of course you want to remove the dash pad and lower dash cover, and removing the steering wheel and colmun will definitely make it easier There is a large center…"
Oct 9, 2019
Jake Mickley commented on Jake Mickley's blog post Dash removal
"Thanks Russ, This may it may not be a winter project.  Haven't decided yet but I'm thinking it might be easier at the moment assum the seats are ito getting redone. --Jake"
Oct 9, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Jake Mickley's blog post Dash removal
"Hey Joe D  I was just thinking the other day Joe’s car must be running good he has not been around for a while  Enjoy "
Oct 9, 2019
Russ Austin commented on Jake Mickley's blog post Dash removal
"Disconnect the wire harness to the ignition switch. Disconnect the wire harness that clips to the bottom of the fuse panel.  Disconnect the wire harness plugs on the L and R side of the dash that plug into the kick panel connectors. …"
Oct 9, 2019
Joe DiIaconi commented on Jake Mickley's blog post Dash removal
"Oh wow yes I misread, you have to forgive me it's early. I've never done that but I'm sure someone has. Good luck"
Oct 9, 2019
Jake Mickley commented on Jake Mickley's blog post Dash removal
"Thanks Joe, however I am taking about the complete dash, not just the cover."
Oct 9, 2019
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Dash removal

Hello everyone,On a 63 CDV, if a guy wanted to remove the entire dash to get all the metal painted, and do some other things behind there, how would he go about doing that?  I checked here and the shop manual, but can't find a complete guide.As always, and help or direction is appreciated.  Thanks!--JakeSee More
Oct 9, 2019

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Coupe DeVille
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Dash removal

Posted on October 9, 2019 at 12:06am 9 Comments

Hello everyone,

On a 63 CDV, if a guy wanted to remove the entire dash to get all the metal painted, and do some other things behind there, how would he go about doing that?  I checked here and the shop manual, but can't find a complete guide.

As always, and help or direction is appreciated.  Thanks!

--Jake

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Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 22 hours ago. 10 Replies

I know we have some Aussies on here and I have to say, Australia, is in a whole world of hurt at the moment, so do ya best to stay safe.Currently, in the southern states, 4 huge fire fronts, look…Continue

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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 4 Replies

I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so.  It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue

Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts on Friday. 3 Replies

Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer.  The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it.  I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue

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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.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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

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AC/heater for 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville

Posted by Matias J. Adrogue on January 7, 2020 at 11:11am 9 Comments

Good morning!  I am Matias Adrogue.  I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details!  I call her “Jaws 64”.  Pics will be posted soon.  I need advise regarding a AC/heater.  It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work.  A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair.  I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts.  I read the great write…

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63 cadi conv

Posted by Merlino jean marc on December 31, 2019 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone 

As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.

I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually  I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find

The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…

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