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64 Fleetwood demo derby video

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ronnie Lay Jan 14, 2019. 1 Reply

Don't know if this has been posted here before, but I got a kick out of the wicked damage this 64 Cadillac does in this demolition derby.…Continue

Dealer Installed Options

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell Jan 15, 2019. 19 Replies

I just dragged a 64 Fleetwood home from a field in Texas and it has some options that are not on the ID tag. It has twilight sentinel, cruise control and a white painted top that are not noted on…Continue

65 Limo For Sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clovis Aug 21, 2018. 1 Reply

Not Mine.Saw this posted on the CLC forums.Nice looking 64 bodied 65 limo on Bring A Trailer, reasonable bid amount at the moment.…Continue

Silly With Silicone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ronnie Lay Apr 1, 2019. 15 Replies

I picked up a 64 Sedan DeVille, which had sat since 2006 before getting aquired by a dealer this year. Dealer said car started right up but got no oil pressure, so he shut it down and brought it to…Continue

 

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Ronnie Lay replied to Dan McNarry's discussion Polyurethane Replacement Trailing Arm Bushings
"I'd be interested and as word keeps getting around that what bushings are currently available are junk, I believe many more would be interested. Are you considering using the existing bushing shells already installed on the arms and just…"
Mar 24
Ronnie Lay replied to Dave Schneider's discussion How to adjust strut rod.
"I do all my own alignments with this set available on Amazon and Summit Racing for $209, works great. Tenhulzen Auto 3300 2-Wheel Alignment System All-in-one Tool (Camber/Caster/Toe Plates)"
Feb 2
Ronnie Lay replied to Jason A's discussion Idler Arm Removal
"Last year had my idler arm off a 64 with standard Y pipe exhaust and had no issues using a puller."
Dec 4, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Kim K Kaiser's discussion STEERING GEAR
"Steering gear on my 64 Sedan Deville was leaking, tried a rebuilt unit, it was junk, steering wheel would turn by itself! Tried another original used one, but it leaked also. Ended up rebuilding mine myself with a kit from RockAuto for less than…"
Oct 16, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"I've had mine for years and bought them off a Snap-On truck. You might try the evil twins....... Amazon or ebay."
Sep 18, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Brian Pospichal's discussion Power Steering Hose Nut
"I have a set of these 12 point crows feet that work great for these applications."
Sep 18, 2019
Frank Puma and Ronnie Lay are now friends
Sep 12, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Markus R.'s discussion 1964 Fleetwood Letters installation
"I used this when I installed my Fleetwood letters, worked great, used to install all letters on both fenders and they're all still there! 3M 03601 Plastic Emblem and Trim Adhesive"
Aug 29, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"It will probably be sometime in the fall when I will be able to swap out the rear links on my 64 Deville, at that time I will send them to Rare Parts."
Jun 10, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Left negative feedback at Rare Parts, we'll see if they post it. Personally, I will use the Dan McNarry  links on any Caddy of this era that need them, getting tired of inferior replacement parts for classic cars..........try to use NOS or…"
Jun 7, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Here are 2 pictures 1st with Rare Parts bushing, clearly showing bushing being compressed and elongated  and off center on my 64 Deville, 2nd picture is the Dan McNarry link (bolt installed facing opposite of factory) showing bushing nice and…"
Jun 7, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Old bushings were removed by removing center rubber section (drilling) then cut a groove in the shell with a hacksaw blade, then collapse shell with hammer and punch and remove from link.  New bushings were pressed in with a ball joint…"
Jun 5, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"I installed per the manual, with a torque wrench, tightening bolts only after car is off jacks and setting on the ground."
Jun 5, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"I did not replace the yoke bushings, just control arms, as I stated earlier they are failing after 600 miles. I am surprised because Rare Parts has a good reputation for producing quality parts. Those large diameter rear bushings have bear the…"
Jun 3, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"Caddy Daddy bushings are made by Rare Parts, that's were I ordered mine from."
Jun 3, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Doug Scarrow's discussion Rear trailing arm bushings- premature failure
"I can also attest to this, put a new set of the Rare Parts rear control arm bushings in a 64 Sedan Deville and after 600 or so miles, they are distorted and sagging worse then the old ones that I had replaced. I put a pair the McNarry rear control…"
Jun 2, 2019

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Coupe Deville
1964 Fleetwood 60 White
1964 Fleetwood 60 Sierra Gold/White
1964 Sedan Deville
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
no
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
no

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At 5:02pm on June 11, 2017, 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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Polyurethane Replacement Trailing Arm Bushings

Started by Dan McNarry in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Dan McNarry 3 minutes ago. 34 Replies

Is there an interest in a polyurethane bushing that could replace the stock rear bushings without the need to change trailing arms? Just wondering.Continue

Tags: suspension, bushing, arm, Trailing

New Car Gallery Page Created - Post a Picture of your 1963/64 Cadllac

Started by Jason Edge in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

Hello 63/64 Cadillac Website Members,Hope you are all staying safe amid the Coronavirus shutdown and wanted to share something new & fun on the 63/64 Cadllac Website at…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

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

Tags: ebay

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How to sensibly deal with the Corona Virus

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on March 14, 2020 at 5:02pm 6 Comments

https://theamericanscholar.org/covid-19-a-primer/

I found this very helpful, written by a knowledgeable authority in public health. 

Remember, Viruses are not spread by Cadillacs so get out and drive!


Safe & Healthy travels. 

Jeff Kinzler

1963 Eldorado convertible boot

Posted by Les Eastling on February 27, 2020 at 10:33am 1 Comment

I need a used convertible boot for a 63 Cadillac convertible - condition or color is not an issue since it will be used as a pattern for making a new one. One from either a 62 series convertible or an Eldorado would work. I know I am searching for hen's teeth here... but you never know unless you ask!

Looking for 63 Convertible / Coupe rear side trim

Posted by Gene McIlroy on January 24, 2020 at 12:18pm 0 Comments

Want to find a good straight dent free rear side trim for my 1963 Convertible.  I have both sides but they do not match.  Wanting to get them to match.  I am attaching a photo of the two trim sided that I have really wanting the squared off trim if I can get it.  Let's see what you have,…

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