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1964 Disc Brake Conversion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mack Jul 12. 2 Replies

I've had the car for 3 months now and I'm really happy.  I've been spending every night in the garage (and that's fine with the wife).  Originally had problems with front wheel cylinders but replaced…Continue

Tags: Converstion, Brake, Disc, 1964

 

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Clovis left a comment for Robert Sweeney
"Hi Bob, just do a search of the website with climate control or comfort control for tags and you should come across my posts."
Jul 25
Robert Sweeney left a comment for Clovis
"Hi, New member who just purchased a 1964 Sedan Deville with a bad AC system.  I have seen that you wrote some great articles on repairing the pneumatics (mechanical part of AC system is now working).  Can you send me a link to your…"
Jul 25
Mack replied to Robert Sweeney's discussion 1964 Disc Brake Conversion
"I did Abs Power Brakes on one of my 63CDV! Really easy to install and works just fine. I think is better to spend that few extra $ and get front and back replaced by discs though that way you can replace bearings and oil in the differential which is…"
Jul 12
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Robert Sweeney's discussion 1964 Disc Brake Conversion
"When the stock brakes are right there SB no problem at all about the way these cars stop and brake Only suggesting you might want to restore the stock braking system as it does the job real well in my own opinion After all it was designed by…"
Jul 11
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1964 Disc Brake Converstion

I've had the car for 3 months now and I'm really happy.  I've been spending every night in the garage (and that's fine with the wife).  Originally had problems with front wheel cylinders but replaced those and all is well.  Brakes are working good but not good enough for the Mrs. Thinking about a front disc conversion.  Looking at OPGI, Scarebird and CaddyDaddy.Anyone have suggestions ?  I want to stick with my stock wheels (I've read this is sometimes an issue)…See More
Jul 11
Robert Sweeney replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion Wits end!
"Kim, I sympathize.  I jus got a 1964 sedan deville and had the same issue.  I'd get it up to 50MPH and a low frequency vibration would start.  It would grow until I could see the hood bouncing.  I had to pull over to make it…"
Jun 17
Jason Edge left a comment for Robert Sweeney
"Hi Bob! Fantastic pictures. I have your info and am signing you up to the Chapter Right now! Welcome aboard!"
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"Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website.  This site is hosted by the CLC (Cadillac LaSalle Club) 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter. Joining the website is free to everyone, however, you must be a CLC member to join the Chapter.  - Click…"
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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Sedan Deville
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
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At 11:14pm on July 25, 2018, Clovis said…

Hi Bob, just do a search of the website with climate control or comfort control for tags and you should come across my posts.

At 2:52pm on June 13, 2018, Jason Edge said…

Hi Bob! Fantastic pictures. I have your info and am signing you up to the Chapter Right now! Welcome aboard!

At 5:50am on April 27, 2018, Jason Edge said…

Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website. 

This site is hosted by the CLC (Cadillac LaSalle Club) 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter. Joining the website is free to everyone, however, you must be a CLC member to join the Chapter. 

- Click Here for more information on joining the 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter and the Cadillac LaSalle Club

Be sure and check out all the links and pages and make yourself at home.  The Help Page at www.help.6364cadillac.com will have links to many useful articles and information about our Cadillacs.

 
 
 

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Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser 1 hour ago. 54 Replies

Ok,  short refresher,  last dec i relpaced starter w rebuilt from usa parts.  and even then,  after short runs where i got up to temp, if i shutvcar off, and then tried to start, it would drag…Continue

'63 CDV Restomod on Iron Resurrection on Velocity Channel

Started by Ian Osborne in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 6 hours ago. 1 Reply

I just watched an episode of a show called Iron Resurrection on Velocity Channel. They did a restomod on a pretty clean survivor '63 CDV for a customer. They did an LS3 swap, air ride, complete…Continue

1963 Ignition Bezel

Started by Lee Martin in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 6 hours ago. 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

Floor Pans

Started by Tommy Nicolosi in Restoration Discussion 14 hours ago. 0 Replies

Are the floors on 1961-1964 the same???Continue

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HVAC Vacuum Valve Clip-need the one for the Power Control side

Posted by Norman Silverman on September 17, 2018 at 8:15pm 6 Comments

Hi.

Update:

I removed both 7 nipple vacuum valves and called my buddy who owns a machine shop. Tomorrow we'll re-surface the valve faces and then I'll reinstall them. HOWEVER, the one that comes out easily and comes apart with no rivet is on the Power module side. It installs on one side with a small bolt, and on the other it is held on by a clip, WHICH IS MISSING ON MY CAR. I am going to assume it is the same clip that is used on the Control Module side. Anybody got one? Happy…

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7 vacuum valve-need a good one or someone to recondition mine

Posted by Norman Silverman on September 15, 2018 at 5:44pm 12 Comments

So, I've put my 7 vacuum valve from the control head side to the test, and it failed. I looked at the instructions for re-conditioning it and unless I am missing something, the instructions are missing something (about how to take off the clip that provides the tension that holds the two pieces together). 

In any case, I can't do this particular repair so I am looking for a new valve (not likely), or a good re-conditioned one, or someone who has done this before and would do mine for…

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Mosiac Cadillac emblem Table

Posted by Dana G Cooper on August 30, 2018 at 10:48pm 11 Comments

Wanted to share a picture of a table my wife made for me to display with our 63 Coupe Deville. 

Inside door handle thread size

Posted by Michael Jarnagin on August 23, 2018 at 4:31pm 1 Comment

Anyone know the thread size on the inside door handle bolts mine are missing any info much appreciated 

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