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fender belt line trim moulding removal

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom servas Jun 28. 4 Replies

Well I finally located a nice front fender side(belt line) trim molding to replace the beat up one on the passenger side of our 64 Convertible.Question is:: how do I remove the existing trim piece…Continue

64 Convertible rear seat back

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom servas May 24. 4 Replies

Hello , I am re- installing the rear seats in our 64 Convertible and looking for verification of how high/low to install the seat back. Can anyone show a photo of their rear  (upright portion) seat…Continue

fender belt line trim

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom servas Apr 18. 4 Replies

Looking the passenger side belt line trim piece for a 64 Deville convertible. Believe the piece is identical to a coupe.  Need a 64 piece only, the 63 piece is different.Continue

quarter window felts and chrome strips

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom servas Jun 5. 17 Replies

 How would we replace the convertible quarter window, OUTER RUBBER (felts) strips, on our 64 Deville convert.  Can it be done without removing the power window itself to access the fastening…Continue

 

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tom servas replied to George Henry's discussion What would it entails to replace the engine with an electric motor in my 64 Limo
"George, I have no idea of what batteries to propose. Please do keep us informed of the possibilities.  Sounds like a real challenge. Tom"
Jul 2
tom servas replied to George Henry's discussion What would it entails to replace the engine with an electric motor in my 64 Limo
"Fascinating thought. What and where would the battery supply be located?  How many miles on a full charge?"
Jul 1
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion fender belt line trim moulding removal
"Jason,   That's what I needed to know. I have more than enough of those T shaped fasteners. Once I get both fender trim strips replaced, I can offer the extras for someone who needs them I needed to know what held on the trim from the rear…"
Jun 28
Jason Edge replied to tom servas's discussion fender belt line trim moulding removal
"There are T shaped stainless fasteners that slide into the lower side trim groove at the wheel well opening to the front. (see picture below). A 5/16" hex head screw goes thru from the bottom into flat speed nuts above.   The…"
Jun 28
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion fender belt line trim moulding removal
"Jason, Are there more of THAT style going forward to the wheel opening to? I already bought a full set of fasteners from you to do all the exterior trim. Thanks Tom"
Jun 28
Jason Edge replied to tom servas's discussion fender belt line trim moulding removal
"Remove the door hinge covers to access hex speed nuts at the rear. If you need new fasteners/clips I sell nice new studded fasteners, with bonded washers and nylon lock nut for $3 each faster/washer/nut as seen below."
Jun 27
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fender belt line trim moulding removal

Well I finally located a nice front fender side(belt line) trim molding to replace the beat up one on the passenger side of our 64 Convertible.Question is:: how do I remove the existing trim piece from the rear of the wheel well to the front edge of the door. I assume the fasteners are original- but?Are these attached to spring clips, if so do I get to them from under OR over the trim. Are there nuts on the other side? etc. The shop manual that I have on page 16-82 shows typical attachment…See More
Jun 27
tom servas replied to Andy Kalnins's discussion courtesy light wiring
"Congratulations-"
Jun 22
tom servas replied to Andy Kalnins's discussion courtesy light wiring
"From what I learned on our 64 Convertible. The RED is definitely the wire that is the one correctly  12V(hot). You need  to find where that blk/white wire, that should be a ground,  is touching a positive wire. The wire bundle in the…"
Jun 15
tom servas replied to Andy Kalnins's discussion courtesy light wiring
"The bulb the filament starts to glow after 5 seconds is that 12v is on BOTH sides of it. One ,(RED wire) which is correct and the other side(blk/white tracer)which is incorrect. You have proved that the RED wire presents a solid 12V to the socket,…"
Jun 15
tom servas replied to Andy Kalnins's discussion courtesy light wiring
"Andy, I have a 64 convertible and have checked ou all the courtesy lights on our to get them working. Here is what I found and maybe it will help you. The courtesy lights are designed (convertible for sure) so that they will light when the door(s)…"
Jun 15
tom servas replied to Andy Kalnins's discussion courtesy light wiring
"Little clarification would help to diagnose. You wrote that you got the right front fixed after" splicing the red and blk/white tracer wires which were severed in the door jam"  Did you splice them to each other?"
Jun 14
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion quarter window felts and chrome strips
"These are recent photos as the interior moves along, still need the do the front side kick panels and the "roping" to match the edge of the rear side panels. !!"
Jun 5
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion quarter window felts and chrome strips
Jun 5
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion 64 Convertible rear seat back
"Thanks Russ. Tom"
May 24
tom servas replied to tom servas's discussion 64 Convertible rear seat back
"Can you post a photo(s) of an installed seat back including the outside edge where the seat back touches the side panel? Thx Tom"
May 24

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
64 deville convertible
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rear turn signal bulbs

Posted on November 28, 2017 at 6:19pm 8 Comments

May be a simple question--What is the best way to replace the rear turn signal bulbs in the 64 deville convertible. What should be removed to get at the bulbs?

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Help! I need a 1964 Eldorado front left fender.

Started by Jorge M in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Russ Austin 2 minutes ago. 2 Replies

Help looking for a 1964 Eldorado front fender for a convertible.Thank you please contact djjmoreno84@gmail.comContinue

Trunk Pull-down

Started by Brian and Dorothy Lewis in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 1 hour ago. 7 Replies

Hi gang.  While reviewing the extensive photo archives on this site, I came across an excellent series of photos documenting a trunk pull-down assembly posted by Jason Edge.  I really didn't even…Continue

Vapor Lock and how to fix it?

Started by Richard McBurney in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 6 hours ago. 8 Replies

I have a 64 Deville Convertible, keep running into the same problem - vapor lock on hot days. So far I have rebuilt the carburetor , new gas tank , but when it sits in traffic on a hot day it will…Continue

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Help! I need a 64 Eldorado front left fender.

Started by Jorge M in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jorge M yesterday. 1 Reply

Hello,Some idiot just backed in to my beautiful 64 convertible Eldorado and I’m looking for a new front fender. Any leads would be appreciated.Thank you,Jorge M.Continue

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Frame Markings

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 6:26pm 1 Comment

Just got my frame back from powder coating so thought I would post photos of the front and rear frame markings.…

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Lining up the drive shaft

Posted by Dominic Salemi on August 12, 2019 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.

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Dominic

Upper A Arm Rubber Bumpers

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

I have found a very good replacement part for the Upper A Arm Bumpers.  The top part is identical to the originals the bottom can be used as is or after a few minutes with a belt sander can be ground to the V shape as the originals were.  The replacement bumpers are for a 2001 to 2005 S10 Sanoma or Blazer.  Part number is on the box in the photos.  First photo is the box next to the box is the S10 part and an original.  Next photo shows my sanded down part next to an original.…

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Roof motor

Posted by Dermot Robinson on August 11, 2019 at 8:44am 2 Comments

Replacing my convertible roof motor.

Has anyone any experience or advice on replacing the roof motor on a 1964 Cadillac Deville .

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