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Kurt commented on Ian Osborne's blog post Fuel loss in Carburetor
"Yeah, good advice Clovis. Go back to your corner anyway."
Jan 10
Kurt replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion Who has names for their Cadillacs?
"My 63 Coupe deVille is Bertha, just because she's Big Bertha"
Jan 8
Kurt replied to Jason Edge's discussion Trivia Question 14 - Cadillac Water Level Plug
"Of course, there they are, clear as a black cat in a coal mine : ) http://6364cadillac.ning.com/photo/rearseatbeltplugs?context=album&albumId=6543066%3AAlbum%3A9817"
Dec 23, 2018
Kurt replied to Frank Murch's discussion One man brake bleeding
"Yes. Definitely. If you did not bench bleed the master cylinder before installing it, that's a problem. I remember that was step #1 when I replaced mine a few years back. It took several minutes to bleed all the air out of the MC."
Dec 18, 2018
Kurt replied to paul k's discussion 1964 Cadillac with Elvis and The Beatles in Elvis CA house
"Wow! that looks like some sort of medieval torture device. Watch out for the red-hot poker! I hope you're back to normal soon. Take it easy."
Dec 6, 2018
Kurt replied to paul k's discussion 1964 Cadillac with Elvis and The Beatles in Elvis CA house
"I had wondered why the limos were built that way & why the 65 limo was actually a 64. Low production numbers, that's got to be it. Thanks, Kevin."
Dec 5, 2018
Kurt replied to paul k's discussion 1964 Cadillac with Elvis and The Beatles in Elvis CA house
"The photo is not really clear but it looks like a 63 Cadillac to me. Very cool either way."
Dec 4, 2018
Kurt replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion something sounds REAL BAD!!
"Could be that the speedometer cable needs lube or another problem with the speedometer."
Dec 2, 2018
Kurt replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion Tailshafts, they're worthlooking at now and again.
"Good deal. Now that you mention it, I may need to adjust my shifter. Have a good trip tomorrow."
Nov 30, 2018
Kurt replied to paul k's discussion Brand new set of coil springs front and rear-$225
"Nobody likes a saggy rear end : )"
Nov 29, 2018
Kurt replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion Tailshafts, they're worthlooking at now and again.
"When I replaced mine some years back it fixed the dreaded rumble so many owners of these car report at certain speeds. It's all about drive line angle. My transmission support or "cushion" as they call it in shop manual was…"
Nov 29, 2018
Kurt replied to Jason Edge's discussion Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay
"Not for me but it appears to be well done."
Nov 8, 2018
Clovis commented on Kurt's blog post Dustless blaster
"Sorry Kurt I've owned one of those for 25 years. I bought it when I put together my second tree spade and used it to clean some paint and scale off heavy equipment. I've used it so many times over the years I can't remember. Just as…"
Nov 7, 2018
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Nov 4, 2018
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Dustless blaster

Here's something cool I stumbled across on Youtube. Pretty cool. It's like a power washer with sand.https://youtu.be/YQ7CFGIP4ukSee More
Oct 30, 2018
Kurt replied to Nick Mazza's discussion What fuel do you run? Octane booster?
"I'm running 93 octane in my 63 Coupe DeVille without pinging. I did have a pinging issue in another car (79 Trans Am with 400 SBC). That turned out to be too hot spark plugs. Cooler plugs solved that one."
Oct 8, 2018

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1963 Coupe deVille
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At 7:51am on November 12, 2012, Jason Edge said…

Your page looks fantastic. The Caddy looks really nice up top

At 7:22am on August 12, 2012, Carsten C. said…

Hi Kurt, to tell the truth it's not Elmshorn, it's Neuendorf where I come from. This is exact half the way between Elmshorn and Glückstadt. But there are houndreds of Neuendorf in Germany so I decided to say Elmshorn as there is only one in Germany. If you are ever here again you're welcome.

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Hi Kurt,
Good to see you on the new site.

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Dustless blaster

Posted on October 30, 2018 at 12:23am 1 Comment

Here's something cool I stumbled across on Youtube. Pretty cool. It's like a power washer with sand.


Food Cruise

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 1:39am 2 Comments

A group of my car buddies & I go on a monthly food cruise, sometimes breakfast, lunch or dinner. Last Saturday we took a 40 mile cruise down country roads from Austin TX to Salado TX. We went to a shop there called City Garage that specializes in Lincolns & had lunch afterwards at a good burger joint in Salado. We've been lucky this winter with beautiful weather for the most part with just a few cold rainy days in between. Here's a little video I put together from the cruise. It's a…


Pics from Cadillac show yesterday

Posted on May 12, 2013 at 11:51am 0 Comments

Our local CLC chapter had their annual show at Covert Cadillac in Austin TX yesterday.

There is an interesting story on the 61 limo. A man wanted to purchase a car for some nuns. They reluctantly agreed but insisted that it be bare bones with no radio or air conditioning. When the 61 series 75 showed up of course even without a radio or a/c it was way too ostentatious. The nuns tried to return it to the dealer but they said they could not sell it because it didn't have a/c. So most…

Hardtails Bar & Grill

Posted on April 22, 2013 at 1:12pm 0 Comments

I went to the annual Lincoln show in Salado TX on Saturday. Yes, I have friends on the dark side. LOL. I brought my 63 CDV of course. There was also a pristine 67 Eldo, & a 89 Allante in the spectator lot so Cadillac was well represented. On the way home we stopped at Hardtails Bar & Grill in Georgetown TX http://www.hardtailsbarandgrill.com/index.html and there crashing through the wall is a full sized front end from a 64…



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Question: comfortable highway speed?

Started by Mark Geertsma in General Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell 4 hours ago. 18 Replies

What is your preferred cruising speed on highways with your classic Cadillac? What I mean is the speed that allows for relatively quiet and comfortable cruising without slowing down other traffic.…Continue

Tags: speed, Highway

64 Parts Offering to Club before eBay

Started by Jeff Kinzler in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jeff Kinzler 7 hours ago. 2 Replies

now that the 64 Eldo is back from her 16 month spa treatment I need to unload boxes of spare parts1. Complete upper and lower grille assembly missing one vertical bar in lower grill 2. Upper grill3.…Continue

Tags: frame, wiper, window, cowl, Parts

1976 Cadillac DeVille COUPE

Started by DanielAndrew in For Sale 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

1976 Cadillac DeVille COUPE On Ebay…Continue

T-3 Headlight History

Started by Jason Edge in Restoration Discussion 16 hours ago. 0 Replies

                                  T-3 Headlights 1956 to 1972  - 1956 7"…Continue

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Posted by Mike Petrey on January 13, 2019 at 12:25pm 7 Comments

Where do the flashers go in my 64 Deville Convert.  I'm thinking that's why both turn signals stopped working.

Source for Motor mounts and Trans mounts 1964 SDV

Posted by Norman Silverman on January 9, 2019 at 4:23pm 2 Comments


Where is the best place to purchase good quality motor mounts/trans mounts for my 1964 SDV? I see that Rock Auto has them for $8 and change, and others for $24 and change. Big difference. Is there a better place to buy them from?



Fuel loss in Carburetor

Posted by Ian Osborne on December 29, 2018 at 11:24pm 16 Comments

Lately if I haven't started my '63 in four or five days it seems that the carburetor has gone dry. The starter cranks for an extended period of time and the engine doesn't come close to firing. I have resorted to pouring a little fuel into the carb to save the starter and battery. This gets it started and it runs fine. It also starts fine after sitting a short while - a couple hours or so.

The fuel pump is new and there is always fuel in the glass bowl of the fuel filter. This, along…



Posted by John Rueff on December 19, 2018 at 4:24pm 3 Comments

I would like to upholster my caddy back to original.   Does anyone know where I can look at some pictures or photos.  Also, how hard is it to remove the dash?  thanks


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