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dash pad

I wanted to know if anyone has ever changed the color of the dash pad. I found a black one in the junkyard but my interior is red. Has anyone ever tried dying one and what was the outcome

Added by James jacques on November 26, 2015 at 1:16pm — 2 Comments

shipping problem

Does anyone know the size and weight of a 63 coupe door. Just the core door minus windows, trims door handles

Added by James jacques on October 19, 2015 at 9:47pm — 6 Comments

63 convertible doors

Looking for rust free core doors for my 63 convertible

Added by James jacques on August 11, 2015 at 6:09pm — 1 Comment

starting trouble

I have been having getting my car to start then a friend came by and hooked a wire from the coil to the battery and it fired right away. Can anyone tell me if it's the starter or some other electrical problem. Thanks

Added by James jacques on July 8, 2015 at 7:52pm — 6 Comments

fuel line

My car has only one fuel line but I notice that some cars have a return line also. Do I need to add another line or is it okay with one

Added by James jacques on June 4, 2015 at 3:10pm — 13 Comments

63 coupe doors wanted

I"m searching for rust free 63 series 62 doors for sale. Jason do you still have the driver side available or if anyone knows of anything I need driver and passenger side

Added by James jacques on April 26, 2015 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Rear pumpkin wanted

Hey guys does anyone have a rear pumpkin laying around for my 63

Added by James jacques on April 17, 2015 at 10:50am — No Comments

Car trouble

Having trouble getting car to start. The gas bowl is also empty any ideas from u guys would help. I"m going to start with points and do a process of illumination

Added by James jacques on March 14, 2015 at 2:51pm — 2 Comments

Electric fuel pump

Hey guys I"m thinking about converting to a electric pump. I brought with a 12 psi but somebody said I should be using with 8 psi is he correct

Added by James jacques on March 12, 2015 at 11:32pm — 4 Comments

63 coupe doors

Hey Jason do you still have those 63 coupe doors for sale. It's for a convertible

Added by James jacques on February 18, 2015 at 11:37am — 1 Comment


I"m in the process of painting my car. I went to the paint store and I gave them the paint code but they said they could not locate and there system does not go that far back is there is there alternate means of buying paint beside the company that's listed on site suppliers they were not much help

Added by James jacques on December 13, 2014 at 10:52am — 1 Comment


I was stripping my car to metal I cut out the big rust spots but I noticed a few small pen holes in the door the door. If I spray that rust encapsulator from the back side will tat them from growing and getting bigger

Added by James jacques on November 22, 2014 at 1:02pm — 2 Comments

63 coupe fender for sale

I have a driver side 63 coupe fender for sale. It is perfect condition sitting in a storage since 1974 give me a call if someone is interested James (786) 314-1360

Added by James jacques on November 7, 2014 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Passenger fender

Hello Jason do u have a rust free passenger front fender

Added by James jacques on November 7, 2014 at 4:51pm — 1 Comment

63 trunk lid

Hey Jason do u have a 63 trunk lid? And also do u know how much it weighs. Russ has one in Arizona but the shipping is the price of a new car. If not I may just have him cut in half

Added by James jacques on October 17, 2014 at 10:01am — 2 Comments

63 hood

Does anyone know the weight, and size (dimensions) of a 63 hood. For shipping. Does someone have any idea how much it would cost to ship from Arizona to Miami,FL

Added by James jacques on October 16, 2014 at 8:37am — 2 Comments


I have a crazy question. Is there a kit on the market can be used to repair cracks in the dash board. I spoke to a guy that repairs them they were asking 700 dollars. That is crazy

Added by James jacques on August 31, 2014 at 3:36pm — 4 Comments


I have a 63 coupe the whole area where the trunk lids sits on is rusted out. All four side of the rail area. If someone would be willing to cut it out and ship to me. I would greatly appreciate it.please include price in your reply (786)314-1360 james

Added by James jacques on August 30, 2014 at 9:35am — 1 Comment


Could any one tell me if 63 and 64 coupe front and rear seats are the same and door panels

Added by James jacques on August 28, 2014 at 1:09pm — 10 Comments

63 coupe parts wanted

Looking for rust free 63 doors, front and rear hood and and front fenders at a reasonable price

Added by James jacques on August 23, 2014 at 12:39pm — No Comments


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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

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

Tags: ebay

How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 9 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 22 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…


Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

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


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…


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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