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1964 Quarter panel replacements

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Jun 27. 5 Replies

Does all 1964  Rear quarter panels fit the same as far as length and wheelbase length on quarter panel ?? I looked at a 1964 coupe Deville it looks like the rear quarter roofline is not as wide at…Continue

 

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JOHN V SCHILLACI commented on John's photo
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Just purchased my 1st 64 Fleetwood Cadillac. Looks like a lot of project and a lot of fun.

"Hello John, sorry I haven't called you pertaining to the spare parts, Been too busy.. Do you need something in particular? I haven't had a chance to go through everything. From memory, I have a spare windshield for the Fleetwood, the 4 big…"
Oct 27
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on John's photo
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Just purchased my 1st 64 Fleetwood Cadillac. Looks like a lot of project and a lot of fun.

"John Your new ride should change your mind about what a car is all about when brought back to Drive like a this year Cadillac should I think you are in store for a big treat myself Enjoy"
Jun 28
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John commented on John's photo
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Just purchased my 1st 64 Fleetwood Cadillac. Looks like a lot of project and a lot of fun.

"Yes you're right this is not my 1st rodeo if you look behind the 64 Fleetwood you will see a 41 2dr. coupe 62 series and a few others finished and waiting there turn.. I've never worked on a 64 Fleetwood but that's about to change.…"
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John commented on John's photo
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Just purchased my 1st 64 Fleetwood Cadillac. Looks like a lot of project and a lot of fun.

"Great to hear this one's not for sale at least not right now"
Jun 28
John replied to John's discussion 1964 Quarter panel replacements
"Thanks Chris for the sound Advice. I purchased this quarter panel for the right side of my 64 Fleetwood this panel was from a Cadillac dealership that was never installed so it is rust free. Looks like the front Lower portion of the quarter panel…"
Jun 27
Chris Codd replied to John's discussion 1964 Quarter panel replacements
"My car is in the shop getting a new/old quarter panel installed. It needs both sides, but I'm starting with the passenger side because it's in much worse shape. It might be a good idea to just wait until the right car comes along.…"
Jun 27
John replied to John's discussion 1964 Quarter panel replacements
"Thanks Kevin.. I'm spending a lot of money for a quarter panel replacement just wanted to confirm beforehand but time is kind of ran out I have to purchase by 5:30 a.m. or the deal is off."
Jun 27
Kevin Campbell replied to John's discussion 1964 Quarter panel replacements
"I'll try to remember to whack a ruler over mine and give some length. I might measure the Fleetwood quarter panel too.... :-)"
Jun 27
John replied to John's discussion 1964 Quarter panel replacements
"Anybody any help whatsoever.. Does anyone have any idea on the length of a 64 Fleetwood rear quarter.."
Jun 27
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1964 Quarter panel replacements

Does all 1964  Rear quarter panels fit the same as far as length and wheelbase length on quarter panel ?? I looked at a 1964 coupe Deville it looks like the rear quarter roofline is not as wide at the rear as a Fleetwood witch rear door has 1/4 glass and a Deville the 1/4 glass is cut into the roof. would I still be able to use a quarter panel from a coupe Deville?Any help would be great before I put out more money.  Thanks in advanceSee More
Jun 26
Kevin Campbell commented on John's photo
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Just purchased my 1st 64 Fleetwood Cadillac. Looks like a lot of project and a lot of fun.

"Ya see Tony, us Aussies don't mind a bit of Detroit iron parked in the driveway. You'd be surprised how many USA  classics make their way down under."
Jun 23
Kevin Campbell commented on John's photo
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Just purchased my 1st 64 Fleetwood Cadillac. Looks like a lot of project and a lot of fun.

"Ya see Tony, Aussies have a bit of a thing for luxury 4 door sedans."
Jun 23
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on John's photo
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Just purchased my 1st 64 Fleetwood Cadillac. Looks like a lot of project and a lot of fun.

"Kevin Did you see his note about sending 20 cars to Australia Being the --Classy guy 64 Fleetwood owner in Australia you are --sure you like John's car Whats the deal with all the cool American cars over there ?? You Mates have very good taste…"
Jun 23
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on John's photo
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Just purchased my 1st 64 Fleetwood Cadillac. Looks like a lot of project and a lot of fun.

"That trailer makes me think this is not your first dance ( first car restoration ) You are in the very best place imaginable for ANY info you need regarding your new endevor Restoring these cars with the end goal being to get out there and Drive it…"
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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
64 fleetwood
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
Yes
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Tail pipe black stuff!

Started by Lambert Ross in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Lambert Ross 36 minutes ago. 10 Replies

any ideas how to clear the ugly black stuff shooting out from my tailpipe? After a long layover, it really messes up the garage floor. I assume its carbon but am not sure how best to react to it.…Continue

Had the 64 convert out for a spin

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

A two hour ride to my favorite restaurant on the water in Crystal River on the west coast  of central Florida —top down 77 degrees and 47 % humidity one outstanding day as will be the rest of the…Continue

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wanted balast tube for guide eye amp

Started by maurice lapoiinte in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

I am looking for a vaccum tube for my guide eye amp. tube #5947343 it call the ballast tube, its the shorter one of the 2 and only has a filament in it. fits 59-66 cadillacs with the guidematic…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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still need a driveshaft

Posted by wayne weaver on November 26, 2019 at 11:53am 0 Comments

well thank you UPS for losing the driveshaft that Russ Austin shipped me. 

however i still need a rear driveshaft section for my 63. mine has a vibration due to the bushing inside of it. its a shame because the ball and sockets in the cardian joints are perfect but it has a woble on the balancing machine. so .  still need the rear section. anyone have a good one ? is there driveshaft alternatives to use ? i am really considering an LS swap and since im fighting the driveshaft search…

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63 guidematic issues

Posted by maurice lapoiinte on November 24, 2019 at 3:10pm 0 Comments

 So my 63 guide matic headlamps stay on low beam all the time. I have so far bypassed the system and everything works normal. I have been thru the trouble shooting in the manual but this is where the confusion begins.on my car when the power relay is powered I have low beam and when its not powered I have highbeam, this appears to be opposite what the diagnosis says should be correct.The wiring is all original and no wires have been mixed up.has anyone ever unplugged the 2 wire connector…

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Another advantage of the Pertronix III

Posted by Doug Scarrow 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

Stuck at two red (dash) lights!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on November 3, 2019 at 10:00pm 9 Comments

I hope someone can help solve these two electrical problems that appeared one after the other.

By way of background: The car, a '64 Eldorado has very limited use. It was at a restoration shop for 15 months until last January-  that supposedly did a bunch of wiring repairs including rebuilding the gas gauge that still hasn't worked properly, and the clock that hasn't worked, and re-soldering the broken wires in the drive door. All window and seat controls appear to be…

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