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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

new rug install question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Mar 9, 2018. 1 Reply

My car has been apart so long I can't remember if the rug covers the front seat mounting bolts or is it squished between the floor pan and seat mounting brackets. anyone have an original car they can…Continue

 

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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
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on maurice lapoiinte's photo
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"Maurice  Car looks showroom fresh  One hell of a restoration and attention to  stock original detail  You are a special man with a very special Antique Cadillac  Look  out car shows Maurice is on his way to snag that…"
Dec 29, 2019
Kevin Campbell commented on maurice lapoiinte's photo
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"Yeah....  What Ian said x 2. I never knew, the bonnet latch pin is reversed compared to a 64."
Dec 29, 2019
Ian Osborne commented on maurice lapoiinte's photo
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"Exceptional job!"
Dec 29, 2019
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Dec 29, 2019
Russ Austin replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion wanted balast tube for guide eye amp
"I have some, send me an emaol;; russ85747@hotmail.com"
Dec 8, 2019
maurice lapoiinte posted a discussion

wanted balast tube for guide eye amp

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 dimmer system. any help locating it would be appreciated.thanks.mauriceSee More
Dec 8, 2019
maurice lapoiinte posted a blog post

63 guidematic issues

 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 from…See More
Nov 24, 2019
maurice lapoiinte replied to Lee Martin's discussion 1963 Cadillac Convertible Door Jamb Switch
"I think its 4826444 in group 11.950 of the parts book, but the book does not indicate how many prongs maurice"
Oct 18, 2019

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
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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looking for a 429 heat riser and cruise control unit

Started by Christian Doerk in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Kurt 33 minutes ago. 1 Reply

I am looking for a functioning heat riser valve and a cruise control for a 1964 Cadillac.In principle, the heat riser flap does not have to work. It is only important that the spacer / housing is not…Continue

Tags: exhaust, riser, heat, control, cruise

Winter time cruise in Australia.

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

The weather here in winter is great for a Cadillac cruise.Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

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

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Free 1964 parts before I throw them out

Started by Preston Bealle in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin yesterday. 7 Replies

I have front brake drums and discs, a window, a window frame, and an air cleaner shroud. I don't need them and anyone can have them for shipping cost. I would guess the shipping would be $20-25 for…Continue

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64 Power Servo vacuum leak

Posted by Kent Prows on June 27, 2020 at 4:02pm 0 Comments

I finally got around to fixing a leak in my heater core.  I decided to check to see if there were any other obvious issues while I had everything torn apart.  When I put a vacuum directly (bypassing the transducer) to the power servo it gets to about 10" and then slowly leaks back to zero.  The fan will not go to full and the mode door will not open completely.  I have read a couple of other posts that said they repaired the power servo leaks.  How?  Does anyone have one to sell?  I just…

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63 Caddy Horn

Posted by Robert Alan Shannon on May 27, 2020 at 9:25am 9 Comments

 Just noticed a 1963  Caddy trumpet horn on Ebay. No part # given but some of his other items are 1963 specific, just throwin this out there, I have no connection to this listing .

Wiring connection help.

Posted by Jimmy Davis on May 24, 2020 at 9:15pm 2 Comments

Can someone help me figure where these connections go? I have a 64 60 special if it matters.…



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Wood grain finally done.

Posted by Jimmy Davis on May 20, 2020 at 4:57pm 3 Comments

After years of wanting to, I finally redid my wood dash paneling on my 64 60s. Not too hard to do either.…

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