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What fuel do you run? Octane booster?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Oct 9, 2018. 12 Replies

I have a 64 coupe with the original 429. It runs great, until you try to really accelerate then it pings and i'm hesitant to accelerate. The highest octane fuel we have here in California is 91. The…Continue

Tags: requirements, fuel, booster, octane

1963 upper control arms needed

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Thomas Dec 1. 8 Replies

Does anyone have a decent pair of upper control arms to fit a 63? I'm not concerned about bushings, shafts, or ball joints as I had already planned on replacing them. Any help or leads are…Continue

Wanted: 1964 DeVille blue seat button.

Started Nov 9, 2015 0 Replies

I need one seat button for my 64 Coupe De Ville. I'm missing just the one and need it for when my seats are reupholstered. You can email me direct at njmazza@gmail.comThanks!Continue

1964 original carpet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge May 6, 2015. 1 Reply

Does anyone know exactly what type of carpet was used? I have a 64 Coupe with original carpet. It does not seam to be an 80/20 loop like Auto Custom Carpet sells and it is not a cut pile either. It…Continue

 

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David Thomas replied to Nick Mazza's discussion 1963 upper control arms needed
"When I replaced the bushings and ball joints on my 63, I didn't see any difference in the bushing shaft or the control arm from the right or left side except for the ball joints themselves. Like Jason mentioned the ground strap was attached to…"
Dec 1
Jason A replied to Nick Mazza's discussion 1963 upper control arms needed
"Awesome! Thank you very much for your help Jason!"
Dec 1
Jason Edge replied to Nick Mazza's discussion 1963 upper control arms needed
"OK. So I looked at my upper control pictures on file and ALL have the ground strap on the rear. I checked the Shop Manual and MPB illustrations and they have the ground strap on the rear. I checked the very stock 1963 Parts Car I have outside and my…"
Dec 1
Jason Edge replied to Nick Mazza's discussion 1963 upper control arms needed
"There should be a ground strap on both and remember trying to use that as my guide but remember them being not consistent in terms of which end they were on.  If you have a picture inside the engine bay showing the upper control arms that show…"
Dec 1
Jason A replied to Nick Mazza's discussion 1963 upper control arms needed
"Thanks for the help! Unfortunately the arms were painted at some point, I do recall one side having a little ground strap attached to the arm bushing and one side didn't not sure if that would identify them..."
Dec 1
Jason Edge replied to Nick Mazza's discussion 1963 upper control arms needed
"According to my notes"The lowers are the same left to right but according to master parts book left and right uppers are different. It says LH upper will have a daub of yellow paint on metal tag if original."The core arms look the same to…"
Dec 1
Jason A replied to Nick Mazza's discussion 1963 upper control arms needed
"I recently removed upper ball joints but didn't mark which side was which. Are the driver side and passenger side upper control arms interchangeable when the ball joint is removed?  They appear identical"
Dec 1

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Coupe DeVille
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Vacuum / Parking Brake / NSS Question

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Karl Schwarz 55 minutes ago. 2 Replies

I bought a 1963 Series 62 Convertible in July.It makes a hissing sound when in neutral, and sometimes when in drive (when the shift is more to the left that the right. I assume this related to a NSS…Continue

Is this possible or total BS?

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

After changing tie rods, i tokk car into wheel n allignment shop. He said no problem.  He calls back about 45 minutes later and said they couldnt get between the tire and cowl, the guys head was too…Continue

Tail pipe black stuff!

Started by Lambert Ross in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Lambert Ross 23 hours 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 yesterday. 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

Tags: Fl, River, Crystal

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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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