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for sale frame off restored 1963 convertible

Started this discussion. Last reply by maurice lapoiinte Sep 5. 6 Replies

I have decided to sell my 1963 convertible. frame off restoration completed in may 2019, driven under 500 miles since. appraised at 60000 Canadian(45000 US) asking price $49,900 Canadian (38000) US.…Continue

wanted balast tube for guide eye amp

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Dec 8, 2019. 1 Reply

I am looking for a vaccum tube for my guide eye amp. tube #5947343 it call the ballast tube, its the shorter one of the 2 and only has a filament in it. fits 59-66 cadillacs with the guidematic…Continue

trunk wheel wrench location

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Mar 24, 2019. 2 Replies

Just finishing up my trunk restoration on my 63 convertible. the spare mounts to the floor on the right rear, the jack goes in the clips on the right side. the jack base and hook go in their holders…Continue

1963 front seat belt installation

Started Sep 27, 2018 0 Replies

I am rapping up my interior install and am wondering on the 63 front seat belts what is the correct routing. I have looked at pictures, some cars have them mounted to the side of the trans tunnel …Continue

 

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maurice lapoiinte replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion for sale frame off restored 1963 convertible
"Thanks guys now the search is on for a nice driver quality 63-4 sedan deville, Fleetwood or 63 park ave."
Sep 5
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion for sale frame off restored 1963 convertible
"I do second - the Congratulations  Very glad to see such a fine restoration being worthy of the detail that surely when into that one  One Stunning 63 convertible going to a new very happy Classic Antique Cadillac Owner !! You gonna miss…"
Sep 3
Jason Edge replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion for sale frame off restored 1963 convertible
"Congrats on the sale!"
Sep 3
maurice lapoiinte replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion for sale frame off restored 1963 convertible
"sold"
Sep 3
maurice lapoiinte replied to Mark Geertsma's discussion Wiper motor issue '63 SDV
"Something to consider is that the motor is stuck in the washer cycle which would explain not being able to shut it off and the clicking sounds, try removing the washer pump cover. run the motor and check to see if the washer pump arm (it moves…"
Aug 25
Jason Edge replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion for sale frame off restored 1963 convertible
"Love the attention to detail, especially in the engine compartment. This one make someone a fine 63 convertible!"
Aug 17
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion for sale frame off restored 1963 convertible
"Maurice  The 63 looks outstanding in the photos with outstanding  attention to detail ( so fine )  Good luck with the sale  Do you also have— a 64 convertible in a torquoise color you are redoing ?  Enjoy "
Aug 16
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for sale frame off restored 1963 convertible

I have decided to sell my 1963 convertible. frame off restoration completed in may 2019, driven under 500 miles since. appraised at 60000 Canadian(45000 US) asking price $49,900 Canadian (38000) US. the car has the following options,  airconditioning, cruise control, tilt steering, am/fm radio, guidematic headlamp dimmer, trunk release and pulldown, power windows, power seat, power top, front and rear seat belts and posi controlled differential. painted gm standard red in base coat clear coat,…See More
Aug 16
maurice lapoiinte replied to john kilbourne's discussion Changing driver's window switch, how do I do the door latch opener handle?
"I use a 5/16 wrench, it helps if you hold the door handle in the up position,its a slow tedious thing to do either way."
Jun 12
maurice lapoiinte commented on Jimmy Davis's blog post Wiring connection help.
"I believe the red wire hooks into the fuse block on the side or there may be another red wire plugged in there that has a short lead that this plugs into I believe this feeds your cruise, the single blue with a white tracer plugs into the brake…"
May 26
maurice lapoiinte replied to Mark C Bills's discussion Hood emblem question
"The parts catalogue lists them as different #s. I have owned both years and the hood on the 65-6 where the crest mounts is pointed compared to the 63-4 area which is more flat. maurice"
May 18
maurice lapoiinte replied to Jason Edge's discussion Trivia Question 18 - What Is It?
"The cork for the front crankshaft pulley bolt hole"
Mar 29
Russ Austin and maurice lapoiinte are now friends
Mar 21
maurice lapoiinte replied to Christian Doerk's discussion Length of webbing center front seat belt
"These cars never came with center seat belts front or rear.although the car is a 6 passenger car, when you ordered the seat belt option you would get 2 sets in the front or 2 sets in the rear,enough for 4 people its weird,but that's how they…"
Jan 4
Kevin Campbell commented on maurice lapoiinte's photo
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"Trust ol "Eagle Eyes Austin" to spot the missing clip. :-) LOL"
Dec 29, 2019
Russ Austin commented on maurice lapoiinte's photo
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"Beautiful restoration.  I have the clip for the battery cable, if needed. I had them made up just for the 62-64"
Dec 29, 2019

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63 series 62 convertible
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63 guidematic issues

Posted on November 24, 2019 at 3:10pm 0 Comments

 So my 63 guide matic headlamps stay on low beam all the time. I have so far bypassed the system and everything works normal. I have been thru the trouble shooting in the manual but this is where the confusion begins.on my car when the power relay is powered I have low beam and when its not powered I have highbeam, this appears to be opposite what the diagnosis says should be correct.The wiring is all original and no wires have been mixed up.has anyone ever unplugged the 2 wire connector…

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At 6:34pm on January 5, 2018, tom servas said…

Maurice, Understand that you posted some details on the restoration of a 63 convert. I am in the process of redoing a 64 convert and would like to review your "pitfalls and things I have learned"

Thanks Tom

At 4:33pm on January 6, 2013, Jason Edge said…

Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website.

Be sure and check out all the links and pages and make yourself at home.

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 1 Reply

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

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Bendix Power Brake Unit Power Section

Started by Mathis Richter in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd on Tuesday. 7 Replies

Hi,I have a huge problem my POWER SECTION of the ``Master-VAC Power Brake unit 9´´Diameter ´´ from Bendix is Broken and I can't open it to replace al the rubber parts did some of you have auch Power…Continue

Third brake light -help please.

Started by paul k in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge on Tuesday. 8 Replies

Did anybody from the club install third brake light in the rear window in his Cadillac? I have problem to figure out how to do it. Can I just run wire from break pedal switch and second wire connect…Continue

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1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special / transmission dipstick needed

Posted by Pablo on September 20, 2020 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

How are you doing folks, I’m looking for a transmission dipstick, any info I will appreciated, thank you very much

1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge

Posted by Steven on September 16, 2020 at 9:23am 1 Comment

Hello,

 Does anyone know were I can buy a 1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge or is there any other hinge that would fit? 

Thanks

Steven

Bad Guage?

Posted by Karl Schwarz on August 26, 2020 at 3:08pm 6 Comments

So I am troubleshooting my fuel gauge issue. I bought a new sender and tested it. It  it goes from 1-ohm (empty) to 35-ohm (full). When I test it (outside the tank), when the float is in the up (full) position it only moves the gauge to about 1/2 full. When at the bottom (empty) position the gauge shows empty. This is the same issue I have when I fill and then use the gas in the tank - the gauge never reads ore than half full. Based on what I've read on this thread it would seem like the…

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