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Ventilator Valve Connector Gasket

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Apr 14, 2019. 3 Replies

Does anyone happen to know the right gasket to use on the ventilator valve connector, where it meets the valley cover? I pulled a crusty gasket off the connector, but can't seem to find the right…Continue

Freeze Plug Replacement

Started this discussion. Last reply by thejollychimp Mar 25, 2019. 3 Replies

It looks like one of the freeze plugs disintegrated on the block of my '63 390 project car. Does anyone know the correct replacement would be?Continue

'63 CDV Water Pump Crossover

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Feb 7, 2018. 1 Reply

Does anyone have a water pump crossover (w/AC) for a '63 CDV?Thanks!Continue

'63 Coupe Deville Front License Plate Surround

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Borer May 12, 2018. 2 Replies

Anyone happen to have a '63 Coupe Deville front license plate surround in good condition?Continue

 

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Richard Otto replied to thejollychimp's discussion 1963 Chateau deVille?
"6 Dec 2019 Back when I was a juvenile of 12 annums in Arlington, Va. in 1969, I saw a parked '64 Cadillac, 2- or 4-door–––I don't remember–––with the same emblem as in the photo above, Chateau…"
Dec 6, 2019
Jason Edge replied to thejollychimp's discussion Ventilator Valve Connector Gasket
"Russ is right. These are easy to make using a sheet of cork rubber gasket, a utility knife, and a steady hand. The issues is sometimes getting a good template. If you have an old gasket available the easiest method is to lay on a piece of paper and…"
Apr 14, 2019
Russ Austin replied to thejollychimp's discussion Ventilator Valve Connector Gasket
"It is just a round cork gasket. You can easily make one by getting a sheet of cork material from any auto parts store. be sure to use a new razor blade."
Apr 14, 2019
Jason Edge replied to thejollychimp's discussion Ventilator Valve Connector Gasket
"I have them new from the engine rebuild kits I have brought in over the years and sell for $3 as seen below and can ship from NC to CA 1st class letter rate (no tracking) for $2, or 1st class parcel for $4 (tracking), or 2-3 day priority (tracking)…"
Apr 14, 2019
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Ventilator Valve Connector Gasket

Does anyone happen to know the right gasket to use on the ventilator valve connector, where it meets the valley cover? I pulled a crusty gasket off the connector, but can't seem to find the right replacement online.Thanks!See More
Apr 13, 2019

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Coupe De Ville
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
No
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
No

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At 10:43pm on July 18, 2016, Jason Edge said…

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 Here for more information on joining the 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter and the Cadillac LaSalle Club

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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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 9 minutes ago. 0 Replies

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

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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 8 hours ago. 4 Replies

I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so.  It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue

Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts 21 hours ago. 3 Replies

Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer.  The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it.  I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue

G-1 differential, $150

Started by Jimmy Davis in For Sale. Last reply by Jimmy Davis on Thursday. 5 Replies

G-1 positraction differential, needs blasting and paint. $150. Pickup Huntsville AL or LTL, I recommend Averitt express. Send me zip for shipping quote.***Update- Sorry if you have tried to contact…Continue

Tags: differential, Rear, G-1

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments

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Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

AC/heater for 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville

Posted by Matias J. Adrogue on January 7, 2020 at 11:11am 9 Comments

Good morning!  I am Matias Adrogue.  I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details!  I call her “Jaws 64”.  Pics will be posted soon.  I need advise regarding a AC/heater.  It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work.  A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair.  I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts.  I read the great write…

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63 cadi conv

Posted by Merlino jean marc on December 31, 2019 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone 

As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.

I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually  I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find

The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…

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