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Por15 Fuel Tank Restore Kit

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Osborne Jul 7, 2017. 3 Replies

Has anyone used Por15's Fuel tank Restore?? Is it any good?? Does it work?Continue

Engine timing after electronic ignition conversion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Mar 5, 2017. 12 Replies

I converted my ignition with the pertronic kit 1181 ignitor conversion kit. Now when the timing is at 5 deg the engine runs very rough, to run good the timing needs to be advanced 23 at idle. I…Continue

63 Fuel Pump

Started Sep 30, 2016 0 Replies

I am looking for a 1963 series 62 with 390 ci machanical fuel pump. Please email me at paguy22@dejazzd.com if you have one and the cost with shipping.Continue


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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Series 62 Convertable
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?

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TV Rod Adjustment HELP!

Posted on May 18, 2016 at 10:20am 1 Comment

I can't seem to find passing gear. I put on a new Edelbrock carb and had to make an adapter for the TV rod. I adjusted the throttle rod and have full movement into the secondaries, but no passing gear. Anyone have any suggestions??

Crossover water pipe O ring

Posted on September 15, 2015 at 9:05am 5 Comments

Anyone have any tricks to seat the O ring properly after replacing the water pump ??? I have a small weeping from the O ring area.

Paint or Not to Paint

Posted on June 29, 2014 at 10:52pm 5 Comments

I just started going to cruse nights and shows in my area with my 63 series 62 convertible. I have surface rust over the front hood, rear trunk lid and left front 1/4 panel. I being told not to repaint and destroy the patina of the car because it is original paint. They tell me to wet sand a clear coat the car..I'm looking for opinions on this. …


connecting & adjusting tv rod to edelbrock 1406 on a 1963 series 62

Posted on October 22, 2013 at 11:02pm 2 Comments

New to the world of Cadillac!! Need help and suggestions. tried making a bracket to match rochester setup. Does the 63 hydramatic have a passing gear or is it only 4 forward and reverse gears?

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The Australian Bushfires:.......

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 22 hours ago. 10 Replies

I know we have some Aussies on here and I have to say, Australia, is in a whole world of hurt at the moment, so do ya best to stay safe.Currently, in the southern states, 4 huge fire fronts, look…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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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 4 Replies

I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so.  It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue

Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts on Friday. 3 Replies

Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer.  The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it.  I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…


Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments


Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

AC/heater for 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville

Posted by Matias J. Adrogue on January 7, 2020 at 11:11am 9 Comments

Good morning!  I am Matias Adrogue.  I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details!  I call her “Jaws 64”.  Pics will be posted soon.  I need advise regarding a AC/heater.  It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work.  A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair.  I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts.  I read the great write…


63 cadi conv

Posted by Merlino jean marc on December 31, 2019 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone 

As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.

I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually  I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find

The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…



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