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correct size of vacuum hose turbo hydramatic

I'm pretty sure anybody here knows the correct size of inner diameter of the rubber vacuum hose from the metal vacuum line to the vacuum modulator assembly? Mine is the original one, too old and does have several cracks now. Now the gear is not shifting anymore or let's say at too high rpm.

I don't have my car around me currently. So unfortunately I can't have a look by myself! :(

Added by Christian Doerk on November 2, 2014 at 5:19pm — 2 Comments

Looking for a light blue (color code 33) 64' dash

A friend is looking for a new dash in good condition for his 1964 Series 62. His has several cracks and tears. It should be in the light blue color (code 33) if possible.

Added by Christian Doerk on February 21, 2014 at 4:20pm — 2 Comments

AC compressor ground wiring

Hey guys,

hope you can help me one more.

I'm wondering how the correct wiring of the AC-compressor ground should be. If you do it like in the original shop manual on page 13-45 (Fig. 13-32, marked red), the compressor does not have any contact to the…


Added by Christian Doerk on February 18, 2014 at 6:24am — 4 Comments

Where to get some new vacuum tubes?

Some of my vacuum tubes are getting old and a bit brittle. Where can I get some new with the correct color-lines? Any tips?

Added by Christian Doerk on May 16, 2013 at 9:01am — 6 Comments


My speedometer shows about 70 mls per hour when I drive 60. I checked it several times with my GPS. My Fleetwood does have a perfect working cruise control. Could it be the issue?
Is it possible to adjust the speedometer?

Added by Christian Doerk on May 8, 2013 at 3:45pm — 15 Comments


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Started by Planet-automobile in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 9 hours ago. 6 Replies

hi this part of floor is available new? I did not find on the net where I have to look for a used partthank you…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 10 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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Center consoles? Let's see 'em

Started by Tosh Dickenson in General Discussion 13 hours ago. 0 Replies

Would like to add a center console with a place for drinks and maybe a bluetooth receiver.  Anybody here built a console for their Caddy?  I'd love to see them!Continue

help adding fluid to top motor for '64.

Started by john kilbourne in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by john kilbourne 21 hours ago. 5 Replies

Is there a Youtube about this? From what I can learn for other lesser cars, such as they may be, the drill is: remove rear seat bottom and back, remove the plug from the top motor reservoir, use a…Continue

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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.…


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.…


390 engine replacement needed

Posted by Jason on May 18, 2020 at 7:54pm 1 Comment

I’m looking for a 1963 Cadillac 390 engine that runs. 


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