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Oils

Started May 28 0 Replies

hijust a question on oils The engine oil I use is 15w 40 mineral The auto transmission oil I use is dextron 3 auto oil Are these oils what you guys use Continue

Coolant

Started May 28 0 Replies

hi allthank you for the info on acid free is 8 Litres/ 2 gallons of concentrated coolant correct we have Castrol, penrite, brands Continue

Radiator coolant

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge May 27. 6 Replies

hican anyone tell me what is the common type and quantity of radiator coolant for my 1963 with a 390ci I have a standard copper radiator Continue

Belt mould clips

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Apr 12. 7 Replies

Hii have a 63 series 62 convertible i am after a picture of the clip or screw that holds the belt mould onto the rear quarter. The last clip before the  rear tail lights Continue

 

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May 28
Jason Edge replied to Warwick smith's discussion Radiator coolant
" You can spend weeks researching coolants, and find any angle you like on the subject but I cannot find anything that substantiates that Prestone and others makes have suddenly started dumping any significant amount of acid in their coolants,…"
May 27
Anders replied to Warwick smith's discussion Radiator coolant
"Its not so easy just to recommend a product. Prestone used to be the choice. But Prestone has changed the formula and added acid to make it long-life. So what matters is that you buy a coolant that is acid-free ethylene glycol. Check MSDS. There is…"
May 27
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Warwick smith's discussion Radiator coolant
"You want the engine to be running during the flush and installing the new coolant Run the car for a while and top off the rad You want to add a water pump lube and coolant sealer with the new coolant per the manual Enjoy"
May 27
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Warwick smith's discussion Radiator coolant
"Flush the cooling system with clean water When complete you will have two gallons of clean water in the engine block You want to add- two gallons of coolant ( Non deluted coolant ) to what you have in the engine for the 50/50 mix you want to arrive…"
May 27
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Warwick smith's discussion Radiator coolant
"Prestone and Zerex were two brands around forever back in the day They are a one year replacement coolant I went with a Walmart brand good for 5 years ( a blue bottle ) --Super Tech Should reduce my maintenance schedual some Enjoy"
May 27
Jason Edge replied to Warwick smith's discussion Radiator coolant
"I've used regular Prestone anti-freeze & coolant all my life in all cars including my 64 CDV."
May 27
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Radiator coolant

hican anyone tell me what is the common type and quantity of radiator coolant for my 1963 with a 390ci I have a standard copper radiator See More
May 27
Jason Edge replied to Warwick smith's discussion Belt mould clips
"That picture is very blurry. If there is a hole physically through the rear qtr lower side trim someone drilled it and is not factory. There are tons of examples of correct sedans, coupes and convertibles here on our website showing the rear qtr…"
Apr 12
Warwick smith replied to Warwick smith's discussion Belt mould clips
"Hi this is the hole in the stainless steel trim I am talking about  looks like a bolt of sorts goes through "
Apr 11
Jason Edge replied to Warwick smith's discussion Belt mould clips
"There is no hole in the trim and the fastener, at least from the factory, has a round hex speed nut that is accessed through a black plastic body plug behind the trunk compartment cavity which you can see about mid way down in the 1st pictures,…"
Apr 11
Warwick smith replied to Warwick smith's discussion Belt mould clips
"Thanks Jason i have all of the clips for the rear mould but  on this rear quarter mould is a hole in the trim on each side and there is a special bolt with no head  but I need a clearer photo "
Apr 11
Jason Edge commented on Warwick smith's photo
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"The smaller fasteners circled in green in picture below, from the complete 14 pc coupe/convertible fasteners set is what I use. The studded clip is very similar to the original, however instead of just using an insulated hex speed nut, I use a…"
Apr 10
Warwick smith posted a photo

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This is the mould clip I am after a better photo of
Apr 10
Jason Edge replied to Warwick smith's discussion Belt mould clips
"Hi Warwick. The molding that runs down the middle of the fenders, doors and rear qtr on the Series 62 and deVilles is called the lower rear qtr molding...not the belt molding.  It is often also code the side molding.  The rear belt…"
Apr 9
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Warwick smith's discussion Belt mould clips
"Russ Very nice reponse to this need Enjoy"
Apr 9

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 series 62 convertible
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
No
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jetaway transmission internal pictures.

Started by Darris Loose in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Frank Murch 3 hours ago. 9 Replies

Looking for some help on a jetaway transmission. I had to replace the detent spring/roller on my transmission and to do that I had to remove the parking pawl assembly. Well apparently I did not look…Continue

63 radiator replacement?

Started by Dennis Mobley in General Discussion. Last reply by Dennis Mobley 11 hours ago. 9 Replies

I want to get my 63 to cool down better. It is a non ac car w/o a fan housing. It has a flex fan on it but the gauge goes to the middle in just a few miles. It has not over heated. I had the old…Continue

Power windows

Started by Keith Benning in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by John Himsel 12 hours ago. 11 Replies

Hello all, my 1964 62 series has pwindow problems. In 'emergency' not lock or normal I can put down drivers front and rear windows. In 'normal' on window switch nothing works. All wires going through…Continue

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How do you disassemble the Post (Code G diff)

Started by Frank Murch in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Frank Murch 14 hours ago. 3 Replies

I have a limited slip diff and want to strip it from the case and send it out for powder coating.  The axles are out, the brake plates are off, but I have not figured out how to get the guts out of…Continue

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Need correct Muffler for 64 DeVille

Posted by Norman Silverman on June 18, 2018 at 7:57pm 13 Comments

Hello all.

I need to replace the muffler on my 64 and the local shop does not have the correct one.

After looking on the web site's help section, I still don't see a recommended part/manufacturer or suggestion. 

What is the best solution to purchase for a stock, single system with 2 1/2 inch pipes, center in, offset out? 

Thanks.

Norm

64 Power Seat Transmission cleaning-it did the trick

Posted by Norman Silverman on June 16, 2018 at 5:36pm 4 Comments

Hello All.

I thought I'd post a little encouragement for those that might have an inoperative 6 way power seat in their car. The fix is relatively easy, and VERY cheap.

I just purchased an original (not re-painted, nor reupholstered) 64 Sedan De Ville 4 window. When I purchased it the front seat was adjusted forward and tilted down in front; two of the worst positions for me, so I had no choice but to attempt to repair it. 

Pushing the switch in each direction brought…

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Driver side door panel removal

Posted by Anthony Boles on June 16, 2018 at 9:32am 2 Comments

How is the door panel taken off to access the wiring harness 

Driver side door panel removal

Posted by Anthony Boles on June 16, 2018 at 8:16am 0 Comments

How is the door panel taken off to access the wiring harness 

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