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1964 limo driveshaft

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Staruk Jun 19, 2019. 2 Replies

Hi, Can someone please tell me if the 1965 (1964) Series seventy-five limousine has a single or two-piece drive shaft?  Thank you.  JimContinue

Anyone in Central MA with a 1964?

Started this discussion. Last reply by john kilbourne May 26, 2019. 7 Replies

Is there anyone in central Massachusetts with a 1964 Cadillac willing to let me look at your hood release?  I'm still trying to figure out how to adjust mine.  Thanks  JimContinue

'64 hood release troubles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clovis Aug 29, 2018. 9 Replies

Does anyone else have trouble getting their finger between the grill slats and moving the hood release lever enough to pop the hood?  I almost need to make some sort of special tool to help with this…Continue

Wiper Cowl Color

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Aug 2, 2018. 4 Replies

Hi, the wiper cowl on my '64 Series 75 is chromed.  I've only ever seen body colored cowls.  Is this unique to limousines or is this aftermarket?Jim…Continue

 

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Jim Staruk replied to Jim Staruk's discussion 1964 limo driveshaft
"Thank you!"
Jun 19, 2019
Jason Edge replied to Jim Staruk's discussion 1964 limo driveshaft
"2 piece.  See more details on the Driveshafts Help Page link."
Jun 18, 2019
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1964 limo driveshaft

Hi, Can someone please tell me if the 1965 (1964) Series seventy-five limousine has a single or two-piece drive shaft?  Thank you.  JimSee More
Jun 18, 2019
john kilbourne replied to Jim Staruk's discussion Anyone in Central MA with a 1964?
"Agree with all of that if running the car for half an hour includes driving it! I had an electric choke, useless. Mine at least had zero temperature sensing. They just imagine a temperature and go with it. Choke-wise, my way works well too: three…"
May 26, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jim Staruk's discussion Anyone in Central MA with a 1964?
"I do like your manual choke idea a lot That really is the only way ---you can be perfectly sure your choke is doing what it should always be doing The stock heat controlled choke has never worked for me and the Edelbrock electric choke is better…"
May 24, 2019
Jim Staruk replied to Jim Staruk's discussion Anyone in Central MA with a 1964?
"Thanks John,  something to consider..."
May 24, 2019
john kilbourne replied to Jim Staruk's discussion Anyone in Central MA with a 1964?
"I gave up on the awkward hood release and since mine is not a points car, had someone add a normal hood pull knob under the left side of the dash, just like a normal car. Available at any parts store. Works like a charm. Pull, clunk, done. BTW, I…"
May 24, 2019
Jim Staruk replied to Jim Staruk's discussion Anyone in Central MA with a 1964?
"Thank you for the photos.  I need to take precise measurements so I can adjust my grill."
May 23, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Jim Staruk's discussion Anyone in Central MA with a 1964?
"I posted pictures on the main dashboard of the latches location  hope that helps  enjoy "
May 22, 2019
Russ Austin replied to Jim Staruk's discussion Anyone in Central MA with a 1964?
"The lower grill is adjusted so you can put your fingers up through the gap between the lower and middle grill. The lower grill is positioned behind the upper grill. The lever is just behind the gap.   I thought I had a picture, but I can…"
May 22, 2019
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Anyone in Central MA with a 1964?

Is there anyone in central Massachusetts with a 1964 Cadillac willing to let me look at your hood release?  I'm still trying to figure out how to adjust mine.  Thanks  JimSee More
May 22, 2019

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1964 - 1965 limousine carry-over question

Posted on April 28, 2013 at 11:21am 1 Comment

Hi, new member here.  I have a 1965 Cadillac limousine which is actually a 1964 body style carry-over.  My question is:  Was the 1964 body style placed on a 1965 commercial chassis?  I'm wondering, because should I purchase a 1964 Service Manual or a 1965 Service Manual (or is there no differences between the two years)?  Thanks.  Jim from Worcester, MA

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63 rear main seal

Started by Luther in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 11 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hello all , just spent better part of the weekend installing a new rear main seal and pan set on my 63 390 , all though it slowed the leak down considerably , l still have a drip , l used a Felpro…Continue

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Valve stem seals for 429?

Started by Matti Roth in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Matti Roth on Friday. 7 Replies

Hello!I am rebuilding 429 for 64 DeVille and got Felpro head gasket kit including valve stem seals. Is it recommended to install those even though they are not originally used? O-rings will be…Continue

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Can you help? Driveshaft Question....

Posted by Chris on May 30, 2021 at 8:55am 1 Comment

Hello!

Newbie to the group here - we have already found tons of invaluable information on the board, so thanks! We are restoring a 1963 Series 62 Convertible. We are wondering if anyone knows of a source to buy the propellor yoke flange (that bolts to the pinion flange) for the driveshaft? One of our ears partially broke off. Not sure if we can buy just the yoke flange as an aftermarket part, or if it has to be rebuilt by a welder/fab guy? Maybe a salvage yard for a source? Again, any…

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Thank you Kurt re: VIN location

Posted by Robert Pellow on April 19, 2021 at 1:07pm 0 Comments

I just wanted to say a thank you to Kurt for steering me to the tech tips page on V.I.N. locations.  Excellent information.  Thanks a bundle.

Robert Pellow

V.I.N. where?

Posted by Robert Pellow on April 18, 2021 at 1:41pm 6 Comments

Where can I find the V.I.N. on a 63 convertible?  The usual space at the base of the interior windshield on the driver's side has been decimated by weather.

63 Trunk detail

Posted by Bob Pontius on April 8, 2021 at 3:07pm 6 Comments

Jason, I liked the detail and information you have provided. I would like to do mine similar to yours. Can you help? Do you have trunk material? OPGI is sending the trunk product for my 63 Fleetwood. But it does cover the entire trunk as yours was done. If you do not have can you give me a reference? Thanks!! Bob

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