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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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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
Clovis replied to Zach's discussion Headliner replacement
"Find a professional to do it. LOL If it's not something you've done I would look at as many you tube videos as you can find. "
Feb 1
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Headliner replacement

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?
Feb 1
Jason Edge left a comment for Zach
"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 Cadillac Fleetwood
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
No
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
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At 8:46am on February 1, 2018, Jason Edge said…

Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website. 

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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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429 water pump bolt sizes

Started by tom servas in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 1 hour ago. 20 Replies

Does someone have a diagram showing the correct bolt sizes and lengths for each of the water pump bolts?THX in advanceTomContinue

2 Inch Lowered Springs

Started by Damian Ramuta in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell 1 hour ago. 55 Replies

Hi all, Could you please post some pics if you have lowered your car using a 2 inch lowered coil.cheersContinue

brake smell or axle grease smell (Rear) 63 cdv AND may have screws pooch!!

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser 5 hours ago. 12 Replies

Thanks have been going fairly well.  over last week or so, i have noticed a bit of that axle grease smell when i come out of the door, not always, but sometimes.  today, i was out, and notice a…Continue

63 dash pad for sale.

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Air Suspension - How to Choose and Install

Posted by Michael Forte on February 19, 2018 at 10:00pm 8 Comments

What I enjoy most about old cars is that they can be restored to original condition, radically customized, or somewhere between those extremes, reflecting the owner's individual style.  For my '63 Convertible, I want to achieve a mostly original look, with minor custom touches to make it clean, smooth, and low.  This article is to share my experience in choosing and installing the suspension components to achieve a low stance and a comfortable ride.

I purchased my car in August of…

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Emblem Removal

Posted by Christopher Belinda on February 19, 2018 at 1:33pm 4 Comments

Good Afternoon - my name is Chris and I'm new to the site (well ... officially; I've read a lot of your posts and am very impressed by the great advice and interest).  I'm working on a very original '63 SDV Park Avenue and am attempting to remove the "Park Avenue" emblems in preparation for a repaint.  Once I carefully removed the truck liner, I noticed that the studs are conical shaped and do not appear to have ever had a speed-nut, or some type of push clip ever installed.  I have removed…

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Updating the alternator without losing the "Gen" light

Posted by Michael Forte on February 19, 2018 at 12:00am 8 Comments

Our old Cadillacs have a pretty simple electrical system using an externally regulated alternator to keep the battery charged and run the accessories while driving.  First appearing in 1963, the GM 10DN externally regulated alternator was a step up from the bulky generator used on the '62 and earlier.  But newer, internally regulated alternators are now available that can output three times the current in the same size package.  This article explains how I upgraded my charging system to a…

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Pier windows

Posted by Stefan on February 8, 2018 at 5:58am 3 Comments

    Hi, have a 64 eldorado.  

The emergensy  button- Will it take all windows down???

Thanks 

Stefan 

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