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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 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
Ronnie Lay replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion I bought another 60's Classic Car
"Cool looking little car, that looks like it will be a lot of fun. And, hey it's got fins! Congrats on the addition and good luck with it."
May 29, 2019
Ronnie Lay replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion I bought another 60's Classic Car
"Nice!........let's see some pictures lad. I can see your chuffed to add that to the fleet."
May 28, 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

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 20 minutes ago. 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 8 hours ago. 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 22 hours ago. 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

G-1 differential, $150

Started by Jimmy Davis in For Sale. Last reply by Jimmy Davis on Thursday. 5 Replies

G-1 positraction differential, needs blasting and paint. $150. Pickup Huntsville AL or LTL, I recommend Averitt express. Send me zip for shipping quote.***Update- Sorry if you have tried to contact…Continue

Tags: differential, Rear, G-1

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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…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

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

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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…

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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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