Ray Schick
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Power Antenna

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge May 18, 2016. 6 Replies

Does anybody have any issues with their stock power antenna & radio? My power antenna quit on me , it was working fine , checked all connections on radio & antenna nothing found. the plastic…Continue

Synthetic oil

Started Aug 18, 2014 0 Replies

Hey, any of you guys running synthetic oil in your car and if you are what brand , & weight , and how do you like it ?

 

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Classic Cadillac Coupe Burns On Busy Freeway In Tustin

"Hope his insurance company won’t screw him and give him the full replacement value for that fine automobile....."
Jul 13
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"Glad the car is back to Smoooooooth Riding I know the relief you must be feeling ( i remember my own ) New brakes seem to alway be a softer peddle until a little time is put on them Enjoy your road trip to the CLC The brakes working will make that…"
Jun 4
Ray Schick replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"Sooo, last couple of days I took the car out for a ride, went to a nice open lot and got a little more aggressive on the braking. Forward 3-4 times and reverse 3-4 times  35-40 mph. It seemed that it brought my pedal to a more firm braking,…"
Jun 4
Jason Edge replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"I think with the disc pads it trues the flatness of the surfaces with each other, but with the shoes it aligns the curvature of shoes to drum. I would guess any bit of out of alignment, curvature-wise, might cause a bit of vibration at different…"
Jun 3
Bob Schles replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"I always do it that in my modern cars with disc brakes, don’t know why I didn’t do it the first time with drum brakes."
Jun 3
Jason Edge replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"Bob, "Bedding" the brakes is a must. I usually do about 10 medium to hard stops after I install any new shoes or pads.  I'll usually run up to about 60 mph and bring to a complete stop, not slamming on the brakes, but giving the…"
Jun 3
Bob Schles replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"In preparing to drive the nearly 700 miles one way to the 2019 Grand Nation in Louisville, I thought it might be the time to tackle the brake issue again.The previous 2 sets of shoes I tried were Raybustos; one set riveted and the other bonded. As I…"
Jun 3
Ray Schick replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"Thanks for all your help guy’s, I’ll let you know the outcome in a day or two . Weather permitting..."
May 30
Ray Schick replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"The weather here in Chicago has been crap lately, waiting for it to clear up. Plan on taking it out for a ride and see if I can get theses brakes to set in . I will find an open lot and do some reverse shots, Then do the forward process and see how…"
May 30
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"Russ I realize at this point in time i kind of do this brake stuff by feel ( spin the drum till it feels right ) I do back off the nut on the hub a few notches to where the carter pin will fit trough the hub nut to lock it in place -which is closer…"
May 29
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"Due to the --brake adjusting slot --being at the front of the drums on our year Cadillacs --which is not the norm for most cars I do the following: I put the tire on the hub with two lug nuts --off the ground You need to get the brakes adjusted…"
May 29
Jason Edge replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"Ray, Did you seat or bed the brake shoes as noted in section 6. Break-In of New Linings on page 6-7 of your 1964 Shop Manual? I always "seat" all new brake shoes or pads once installed.  I scanned thru all the replies and didn't…"
May 29
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"Russ I may have a few bolts loose but my wheel besrings are ----OK ---LOL Thanks for keeping an eye on me -- details details details ! Enjoy"
May 29
Russ Austin replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"Holy crap Tony, your wheels are loose.  The book states to tighten to 30 ft pounds and back off 1/4 turn."
May 29
Russ Austin replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"I checked the book and there is a primary shoe and secondary shoe. be sure you have them on correctly. I believe the bigger shoe goes onto the back."
May 29
Ray Schick replied to Ray Schick's discussion Spinning my Wheels.......
"Thanks Mark, I’ll check it out "
May 29

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Coupe Deville
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
27725
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
yes

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At 12:11am on May 11, 2013, jeff pflueger said…
Ray let me know how that adapter from crutchfield works, ill be getting one for myself soon.
At 10:14pm on November 24, 2012, Bill Smith said…

Ray, I have an AM/FM in one of my 63 parts cars.I will remove it in the next week or so and let you know condition and price. Thanks, Bill

At 9:53pm on November 7, 2012, Raymond Peter Bombeck Sr. said…

Boy didn't mean to copy what you said about mine but

Sweeeeeeeeet says it all

At 7:36pm on November 5, 2012, Jason Edge said…

Hi Ray,

Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website. Be sure and check out all the links and pages and make yourself at home.

Jason.

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Retro Sound Radio

Posted on December 5, 2018 at 5:34am 0 Comments

Retro Sound Radio

am-fm  30 pre-sets  built in amp 18 watts, 40 watts peak x 4 channels 

user control bass,treble,fader & balance. Push button styling.

aux input for IPod. Power antenna and amp turn on…

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Coming in with Parts Car #51 - 1964 CDV

Started by Jason Edge in General Discussion 11 hours ago. 0 Replies

Just picked up parts car #51 in Chattanooga TN. Will head back with my prize tomorrow.…Continue

Rear seat speaker for convertible ?

Started by Ken Stout in General Discussion. Last reply by Ken Stout yesterday. 9 Replies

I'm doing a complete interior rebuild in my '64 from dash to top boot and am also up-grading the stereo system to modern day standards while maintaining an original look in the process. I'm…Continue

July 4th Photos

Started by Lee Martin in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 6 Replies

Went out for a cruise on the 4th and snapped some new pix...Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

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

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Hood Insulation

Posted by Dominic Salemi on July 3, 2019 at 9:15pm 2 Comments

Can anyone give me some information on what to use to secure my hood insulation to the hood.

Thanks

Dominic

64 Hood Hinge Color?

Posted by Bob Schles on June 27, 2019 at 4:46pm 2 Comments

Can someone tell me what color the hood hinges should be? I've seen both silver and gold cadmium plating colors on the cars. Thanks

Rear Side Window Stainless Sill Removal

Posted by Lee Martin on June 24, 2019 at 3:07pm 2 Comments

I'm looking to replace a piece of the stainless trim that sits on the outside of the car like a sill outside the rear passenger side window.  I can just barely see one screw at one end but does the door panel and/or window need to come out to access this?  If anyone has done this I'd like to learn what is involved.  Here's a photo of the piece I'm talking about:…

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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

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