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reality sets in

Started this discussion. Last reply by William Cameron Oct 4, 2014. 5 Replies

Another year went by, and I still haven't gotten around to touching my 64 Eldorado.     I don't think anymore that I ever will.  So after the year turns, I'm gonna try and sell it.   Not sad though,…Continue

 

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Mark S Anderson replied to John Boening's discussion 1964 seat belt length
"You can flip an image (on your "My Page" only) using the advanced setting on the "My Page" tab.    Go to "My Page", and just below your profile pic, click "customize" Then,  on the Design Page,…"
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Mark S Anderson replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Interior sq yds
"I don't know how large a bison hide is compared with a cowhide, so I can't be too accurate.   I also don't know how much of a bison hide is usable and how much needs to be trimmed away.  If you're only doing the seating…"
Dec 9
Mark S Anderson replied to Dominic Salemi's discussion Vibration in steering wheel
"All in the steering wheel and not at all in the chassis?  If you raise the antenna and rev, does it wiggle like crazy when you get the vibration? The next question is the frequency of the vibration.  You can get an idea of the…"
Nov 4
Mark S Anderson replied to Clovis's discussion Master cylinder defective?
"Of course, the symptoms are pointing to the master cylinder, but I don't like changing parts without seeing the failure first.   Take the master off and hone it, clean it like you did the trailer actuator, and replace the cups, they…"
Oct 1
Mark S Anderson replied to Clovis's discussion Master cylinder defective?
"Test it.   Only two things can make a pedal fade without fluid loss;. trapped air in the lines or internal leakage in the master cylinder.    If the fluid wasn't disturbed or run empty, you can almost certainly rule out air…"
Sep 30
Mark S Anderson commented on Norman Silverman's blog post HVAC Vacuum Valve Clip-need the one for the Power Control side
"The way i'd do it is just have your machinist buddy chuck the old rivet in a collet, drill a hole all the way through the center, and thread the whole length of the rivet.  This will give you plenty of thread to try out different…"
Sep 18
Mark S Anderson commented on Norman Silverman's blog post 7 vacuum valve-need a good one or someone to recondition mine
"getting the two pieces to mate again is really not a very big deal.  Just get a piece of glass and attach a fine grade piece of self stick sandpaper, like 240 grit, and lightly rub both halves until they are flat.  If you can score some,…"
Sep 15
Mark S Anderson liked Mark Borer's discussion She's Almost Done!
Sep 13
Mark S Anderson replied to Anders's discussion Rear axle - bearings & diff
"The crush sleeve doesn't locate the pinion, it determines the preload on the bearings at the yoke.  Only shims installed on the pinion shaft before pressing the bearings will affect the pinion depth.    Your pinion will be at the…"
Sep 5
Mark S Anderson replied to Joe DiIaconi's discussion Trunk Lid Acid dipping
"Have you considered the option of removing the skin, blasting and sealing the inner, and then reinstalling the skin?  Body shops do it all day on doors, it's exactly the same process.   The edges are folded over, spot welded, and…"
Aug 9
Mark S Anderson replied to Jimmy Davis's discussion Exhaust Smell
"I had exactly the same issue years ago, on a six pack mopar set up on a challenger.  It would make your eyes water, and give the worst headache if you were idling in an enclosed space, just as you're describing.I bought them through jegs,…"
Aug 3
Mark S Anderson replied to Jimmy Davis's discussion Exhaust Smell
"This isn't normal, no.  But let's fill in some necessary info first: What brand of carburetor? Does the choke plate open up when it's warmed up?  If you hold the throttle open a little bit, does the smell go away?"
Aug 3
Mark S Anderson commented on Dana G Cooper's blog post A/C Issue / Stumped !
"The cycling switch sensor, and expansion valve bulb, should be mounted to the outlet(upper) line of the evaporator, as close as possible to the evaporator case, and should be well insulated to prevent engine heat from interfering with…"
Aug 1
Mark S Anderson commented on Dana G Cooper's blog post A/C Issue / Stumped !
"Clovis, according to the original post it's new.  "
Aug 1
Mark S Anderson commented on Dana G Cooper's blog post A/C Issue / Stumped !
"The correct TXV should definitely fix your problem as you described it.   There are two types available, i believe,  one with a straight sensing bulb, or the original style which wraps around the evaporator outlet line.  If…"
Jul 27
Mark S Anderson commented on Dana G Cooper's blog post A/C Issue / Stumped !
"The STV update kit is the same as a bypass kit, only it uses the outer shell of your original STV and a mechanical pressure switch rather than a thermostatic switch.  To install the STV update kit, you gut your existing STV and turn it into a…"
Jul 25

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Radio Belts

Posted on January 22, 2017 at 11:20am 10 Comments

I just finished repairing a few 66 stereos, and after fixing up the circuits to make them play again (another discussion), I was left with the usual problem; trying to find a belt that wouldn't slip.

I've tried:

  • 'glue together' kits -- they can break off at any time, so no-go.
  • rubber dial…
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64 eldo bench seat covers

Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:00am 12 Comments

Just getting started on a new set of seat covers, this is as far as I made it last night.    Only using vinyl, but perforations are pretty similar, and I'll have the patterns made for a leather copy later on.   I'll post pics up as I go forward.…

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baku wood

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 9:17pm 10 Comments

So I bought a sheet of paper backed makore (baku) veneer to redo the wood on my 64.  It seems like the original has a urethane clear coat.  What's everybody using for a final finish?   I have plenty extra to play with, I think I want to start with an automotive clear urethane, but what is the norm?   It says "hand-rubbed in the advertising, which would lead me to think it was lacquer, but lacquer thinner tests make me think they used urethane.  

Glue suggestions would also help, I'm…

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At 9:10pm on September 19, 2013, Jason Edge said…

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Looking for wisdom & guidance!

Started by Alex in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell 12 hours ago. 10 Replies

Hello! What a great group! A few years ago I owned a 64 Fleetwood Series 60 special and got hooked! I’m going to be looking for a 63/64 coupe early next year and am just looking for some pointers. I…Continue

July 2018 Newsletter Classifieds: Three Cadillacs for Sale

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 19 hours ago. 1 Reply

There are Three 1964 Member Cadillacs posted for sale in our July 2018 Newsletter. You can check out the Ads by…Continue

CLC Member Jack Carroll Jan 2019 Hemmings Classic Cars Article

Started by Jason Edge in General Discussion 20 hours ago. 0 Replies

A big tip of the hat to fellow CLC member Jack Carroll and the Jan 2019 Hemmings Classic Cars magazine spotlight on his designs in the 1960's at AMC in the article "History of Automotive Designs:…Continue

New seats for 1963 4 door 4 window

Started by paul k in General Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell yesterday. 1 Reply

I pickup yesterday seats from my local upholstery shop.I did restore springs (remove rust with Rust Mort and paint with POR-15).I have to restore seat transmission etc.-yet.I like how it came out.I…Continue

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Brighter Headlights. What to install that won't draw too much current.

Posted by Norman Silverman on December 15, 2018 at 9:07pm 3 Comments

My car still has its "T-3"headlamps and they shed poor, yellow-tinted light. I'd like to replace them with something that most folks on this web site use, that would shed good light and don't heat up the wiring with too many amps. 

Survey says?

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Help with this repair Estimate.

Posted by Dj Lethal on December 13, 2018 at 7:05pm 11 Comments

I recently took my car to a “Cadillac” “Specialist here in Los angles CA.

After leaving my car to diagnose my steering column for not shifting properly. I get this txt from the shop owner. Mind you I just got the car and wanted to at least shift from the column without having to shift for the engine bay. Also wanted to get a price on dash lights to work. Basically I’m trying to feel out if he’s putting gravy on the labor.



Here we go. Parts Labor

Oil pump kit - 225 375… Continue

63/64 Cadillacs for sale

Posted by Frank Herrera on December 10, 2018 at 7:41pm 3 Comments

Hi fellas!!

Well I recently found a guy here locally, who’s got about 8-9 63/64 Cadillacs convertible and hardtop coupes. I also recently found a 64 convertible Eldorado. I really want to purchase it here shortly. If anyone wants to buy it off me or the guy selling it, let me know ASAP. It’s really a great price. If anyone is looking for anything let me know. If you have Instagram my handle is @caddikingheartbreaker. You can also message me on here. I’ll check back from time to time. Or… Continue

Although the radiator was not leaking, nor was the car running hot, I tool out the radiator today to have it boiled out and rodded out. Then I changed the oil and filter (filter is very easy to reach…

Posted by Norman Silverman on December 8, 2018 at 9:29pm 15 Comments

Although the radiator was not leaking, nor was the car running hot, I tool out the radiator today to have it boiled out and rodded out. Then I changed the oil and filter (filter is very easy to reach with the radiator out), then the thermostat got changed. 

I'll have the radiator back from the shop on Monday, and will reinstall it then. 

Still having…

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