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1963 Wheel Cap Parts for Sale

Started Apr 9 0 Replies

If anyone is hard up for the chrome ring/plate or Cadillac logo, I have this one for $10 & free shipping.  Plastic is painted but actually looks pretty good against a black dash.  No takers, it…Continue

1963 Ignition Bezel

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Sep 19, 2018. 2 Replies

Looking for a good ignition lock nut bezel for 1963!  This is the chrome piece that holds the ignition housing in place and protects painted dash from key scratches.  Opening must be more than 15/16"…Continue

Rechromed 1963 Front Bumper Impact Bar (the big one) for Sale

Started Nov 22, 2017 0 Replies

Hi folks, I have a newly chromed 1963 front bumper lower center impact bar (the big piece) for sale.  It has not been installed on any car since being re-chromed.  However, the mounting plate on…Continue

1963 Front Bumper Center - Big One

Started Sep 26, 2017 0 Replies

I have a newly triple dipped re-chromed front bumper impact bar, the large lower one.  Am considering selling it - it has never been installed on car since being redone.  $1,000 plus $250 S&H if…Continue

 

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1963 Wheel Cap Parts for Sale

If anyone is hard up for the chrome ring/plate or Cadillac logo, I have this one for $10 & free shipping.  Plastic is painted but actually looks pretty good against a black dash.  No takers, it goes in the trash.  Thanks for looking.See More
Apr 9
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Lee Martin's discussion Transmission Squeal?
"Which trans of the two offered do you have in your car ? My best guess is its a hydramatic The reason i say that is i have been on these year cadillac sights daily since 2006 and so far have never seen a problem with a Tubo 400 trans that has…"
Nov 19, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Lee Martin's discussion Transmission Squeal?
"That kind of a squeel is always a bearing going bad I would think it is the front trans bearing from your description The bearing might be replaceable without taking the trans apart internally but it would have to come out of the car for the…"
Nov 19, 2018
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"They look beautiful, I was thinking my next pair would be 2 ply"s if I could fined they with the right with of white wall, plus they would fit in the trunk LOL"
Oct 3, 2018
Joe DiIaconi commented on Lee Martin's photo
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"They look beautiful, I was thinking my next pair would be 2 ply"s"
Oct 3, 2018
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"Thanks Jason!  Hey Kevin, these are Suretrac brand tires.  Here are the technical specs on them:  235 75 R15 size;  Speed rating up to 112 MPH.   Load index: 2,039 lbs/tire.  Temp grade = A 115 mph.  Traction…"
Oct 3, 2018
Kevin Campbell commented on Lee Martin's photo
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"Yeah, looks pretty damn cool. What brand of tyre, Lee?"
Oct 2, 2018
Jason Edge commented on Lee Martin's photo
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"Looks fantastic!"
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Mark Geertsma commented on Lee Martin's photo
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"Very nice!"
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Well, it took me 4 1/2 years to get around to putting whitewalls on the car, but I've finally done it. Couldn't stand those wretched BF Goodrich Max Load blackwalls any longer, although they handled well. These 1.5" WSW tires were only $76 from…
Oct 2, 2018
Russ Austin replied to Lee Martin's discussion 1963 Ignition Bezel
"I have an original in VG condition shoot me an email please, with your zip code for a shipping quote."
Sep 19, 2018
Jason Edge replied to Lee Martin's discussion 1963 Ignition Bezel
"I have an original ignition switch bezel/nut that has some scratching (see pic below) but is a good usable bezel. Price is $5 and can ship 2 to 3 day Priority to US destinations for $7 for a total of $12. If interested shoot me a PayPal…"
Sep 19, 2018
Lee Martin posted a discussion

1963 Ignition Bezel

Looking for a good ignition lock nut bezel for 1963!  This is the chrome piece that holds the ignition housing in place and protects painted dash from key scratches.  Opening must be more than 15/16" wide.  If anyone has one, let me know, thanks!See More
Sep 19, 2018
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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
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For sale: 1963 Cadillac front center impact bar $100 + shipping

Posted on April 3, 2018 at 2:12pm 0 Comments

Offering this newly re-chromed 1963 Cadillac front center impact bar for sale, $100 plus whatever it costs to ship it from Detroit to your location.  

The unit fits perfect on driver's side but does not sit flush on passenger side.  I am told someone needs to take a wooden block and hammer and bang the passenger side lower corner in to make it fit right.  If you know how to do this stuff, this is the piece for you.

Email themidnighthour.tv@gmail.com with any questions.…

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1963 Carter Carb Mystery

Posted on May 17, 2016 at 11:30am 6 Comments

Last weekend, I was trying (vainly) to remove the blower motor cover in the engine compartment when I noticed something strange:  A black rubber hose, originating from a vacuum actuator on the passenger side of my Carter carb, that went nowhere.  The previous owner had carefully tucked the free end underneath another vacuum actuator attached to the blower motor cover.  There was a plastic nipple stuck in the free end of the hose, meaning the other end led to another hose.  I looked…

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Beware OPGI Transmission Cooler Lines

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 8:30am 3 Comments

The lines sold for 1963 & 64 Cadillacs are NOT good on all cars.  Specifically, they do NOT fit Series 62 or 75 vehicles. 

The lines they sell have threaded ends/screws on both ends.  Refer to your shop manuals and you will see this is NOT the correct fitting for the transmission ends.  A complicated setup involving beaded tube endings and sleeves with O-rings connected by rubber hose & clamps is required.

After two lengthly phone conversations with customer service it…

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Pinion Angle

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 3:49pm 8 Comments

My mechanic says the downward angle of my pinion has chewed up my driveshaft and will do it again unless we raise it.  Problem is there doesn't seem to be any direct means of adjusting pinion angle on 1963 Cadillac Series 62.  Anyone else go through this?  What was the resolution?

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At 12:48pm on June 23, 2014, Bryan Moore said…

Quite all right, Lee! Can't say as I blame you a bit as it's beautiful Caddy! Long may she be enjoyed in your hands, sir! :)

At 5:24pm on June 19, 2014, Jason Edge said…

Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website.  

Be sure and check out all the links and pages and make yourself at home.  

Also check out and join the national Cadillac LaSalle Club and our Chapter. To Join the CLC click on https://www.cadillaclasalleclub.org/joinrenew

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CLC 2019 Grand National - Louisville, Kentucky, June 11-15, 2019

Started by Jason Edge in General Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 5 hours ago. 33 Replies

1963/64 Cadillac Chapter 2019 Grand National Page www.2019GN.6364Cadillac.com…Continue

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1963 trunk latch pin

Started by Daniel Grande in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 15 hours ago. 0 Replies

I have a coupe deville and my trunk driver side came off looks like the pin came out of the latch I got pin and trunk out but for the love of me cant figure how the pin goes bk in came someone please…Continue

Comfort Control and voltage from the voltage regulator or alternator

Started by Christian Doerk in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 21 hours ago. 0 Replies

I probably currently have a similar problem like Sam G in this post:…Continue

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courtesy light wiring

Started by Andy Kalnins in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Mark S Anderson yesterday. 16 Replies

My right rear door courtesy light has two wires- a solid red and a black w/ white stripe. What puzzles me is that both wires have voltage across them when the key is turned to the left or right. To…Continue

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Cadillac Returns to its Roots Under New Leadership

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on May 1, 2019 at 12:30am 3 Comments

Cadillac’s new boss says they should stop trying to build BMWs and go back to building Cadillacs again.

What do you think? 

https://carbuzz.com/news/cadillac-finally-admits-what-everyone-knew-for-years

Radiator And Shrouds

Posted by Dominic Salemi on April 24, 2019 at 3:36pm 1 Comment

Hello

Anyone have a decent radiator and shrouds and hardware for a 1964 Cadillac deville. I have an alum. radiator and I'm deciding on to fix it or back to the original one. If I fix it I won't need parts.

Thanks

64 Recirc/Fresh Air Door Actuator replaced; FROM THE INSIDE.

Posted by Norman Silverman on February 4, 2019 at 11:21pm 8 Comments

I am happy to report that I have successfully replaced the Fresh Air/Recirc door actuator that is located on the blower box-and have done so without having to remove the blower box. I did it by taking out the glove box and attacking it from the back.  It took several days, LOTS of patience and some band-aids, but it is done. THE most difficult part -BY FAR- is to remove and then replace the screw that sits on the actuator arm, connecting it to the fresh…

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