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Cadillac Steering box repair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin May 6. 6 Replies

Hi everyone, Im repairing a 1964 cadillac fleetwood. It has a really bad leak from the steering box and is making a loud unhappy groaning sound that gets worse. If anyone has information on if a at…Continue

Headliner replacement

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Long Feb 7. 11 Replies

Hi everyone, i am starting to repair a 64 cadillac Fleetwood but don't have much experience with them. First step is the moldy headliner that's destroyed. Any tips on removal and replacement?

 

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Russ Austin replied to Zach's discussion Cadillac Steering box repair
"I think it was in 66 or 67 the ratio changed."
May 6
Jeff Kinzler replied to Zach's discussion Cadillac Steering box repair
"It seems that these are a generic GM part as Tony pointed out available as rebuilt units. Somewhere I recall a post about substituting a steering gear from a full size '73 Olds that was a direct fit and added the variable ratio feature for…"
May 4
Zach replied to Zach's discussion Cadillac Steering box repair
"Its leaking from the end of the steering gear unit"
May 3
Jeff Kinzler replied to Zach's discussion Cadillac Steering box repair
"Are you talking about the steering gear unit bolted to the frame (the steering shaft is attached to it) or the power steering pump mounted on the front of the engine that is run by a belt? I'm asking because the pump typically whines when…"
May 2
Christopher Codd replied to Zach's discussion Cadillac Steering box repair
"Have a spotter look while you turn the steering wheel to determine where your leak is. My power steering pressure hose started leaking and was replaced a few years ago and it might save you a few bucks if that's all it is. "
May 2
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Zach's discussion Cadillac Steering box repair
"Zach A used or rebuilt unit would be the way to go You may be able to get one here --on this site They need to be rebuilt by a pro as best i know Someone on the site should offer a replacement if they have one available --shortly Enjoy"
May 2
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Cadillac Steering box repair

Hi everyone, Im repairing a 1964 cadillac fleetwood. It has a really bad leak from the steering box and is making a loud unhappy groaning sound that gets worse. If anyone has information on if a at home repair is possible or if a professional repair or replacement is needed would be super helpful.See More
May 2
Michael Long replied to Zach's discussion Headliner replacement
"Silly question and a bit late but who sells the best original looking headliner?  I see lots of companies out there, some of whom only offer white, black or green? Some offer non original materials cut and sewn to original specs but obviously…"
Feb 7
Jason Edge replied to Zach's discussion Headliner replacement
"Link added to Help Page."
Feb 2
Michael Long replied to Zach's discussion Headliner replacement
"Great advice Mark, thanks!  I am doing this project on my coupe this spring so your timing could not be better."
Feb 2
Mark S Anderson replied to Zach's discussion Headliner replacement
"Some things I forgot:  Before you start, fold the new lining in half and mark the center line at the front, back, and all the listing pockets for the rods.  Then, find the center of the car's roof and mark that with chalk (if the…"
Feb 1
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Zach's discussion Headliner replacement
"Mark I am giving you --the Golden Termistat Award -- for having your info post to the ---HELP --pages That is big time my friend I can't be sure but you might be eligable for some other awards on here Nice Job ---again Enjoy"
Feb 1
Ronnie Lay replied to Zach's discussion Headliner replacement
"Nice and thorough instructions, going to attempt this on my Fleetwood (that cotton nap does not age well!) also in the near future, thanks for the tips! Should be added to the Help section."
Feb 1
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Zach's discussion Headliner replacement
"Mark Nothing more valuable than very detail info and instructions Very Nice Job Like Tony Says ----Enjoy"
Feb 1
Zach replied to Zach's discussion Headliner replacement
"Thank you so much all that is awesome info. Looking forward to it"
Feb 1
Mark S Anderson replied to Zach's discussion Headliner replacement
"it's really easy (but saying that, i've done tons of upholstery work). Here's some tips:  get the shop manual, the body section will walk you through it.   use weldwood glue with a brush, spray glue is a mess, and,…"
Feb 1

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Cadillac Fleetwood
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
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At 8:46am on February 1, 2018, Jason Edge said…

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Stuck gas pedal?

Started by Haris dizdarevic in General Discussion. Last reply by Haris dizdarevic 4 hours ago. 7 Replies

So my friend has a 63 and his pedal gets stuck when he pushes it and has to pull it back up with his hands I took off this in Hope's it'll be this easy see picture thanks! Continue

She's Almost Done!

Started by Mark Borer in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell 10 hours ago. 56 Replies

Hey guysThe convertible finally has some color on it!!Hoping I have it back sometime early next weekThen the long process of putting it back togetherHope you like the picsMarkContinue

Piston rings position

Started by Jeroen Welgemoed in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 15 hours ago. 9 Replies

Hi guys. I got my pistons in and mounted the heads on my 390 engine. I was checking compression. Seems like i have some blow by. But i can feel compression on each cylinder. Maybe i got my piston…Continue

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Cadillac Dealer Promo Film -1962

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on October 20, 2018 at 4:00am 10 Comments

https://youtu.be/cn_dcm_B_MM

This explains some of Cadillac's history and reputation for quality in a way that is historically…

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Pinion seal

Posted by Michael Jarnagin on October 14, 2018 at 7:10pm 2 Comments

Can anyone give me a brief and easy way to replace the rear differential pinion seal mine is leaking and spraying gear lube everywhere. Thank you Michael 

Radio for sale:

Posted by Ray Schick on October 7, 2018 at 11:28am 0 Comments

Retro Sound Radio,

am-fm  with 30 pre sets,built in amp 18watts 40watts peak x 4 channels.

bass,treble,fader, balance

push button styling, Aux input for IPods.power antenna & amp turn on leads

works excellent $140.00 plus the shipping.…

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Battery Cable Hold Down

Posted by Ray Schick on October 2, 2018 at 2:40pm 6 Comments

I was walking d own the hardware isle and “Boom” had a idea for these…

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