James E Milton
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Russ Austin commented on James E Milton's blog post Oil Leak 64 Series 62 Rear Mail Seal
"A special tool is described in the shop manual. It guides the upper rear main seal into place so the sealing surface does not get shaved off. Don't use it, and a leak is about guaranteed, as you know.  I don't see the crank moving…"
Oct 6, 2019
Kim K Kaiser commented on James E Milton's blog post Oil Leak 64 Series 62 Rear Mail Seal
"i can feel your pain, brother,!!!!  I'm in middle of replacing one now.."
Oct 5, 2019
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on James E Milton's blog post Oil Leak 64 Series 62 Rear Mail Seal
"James  We just did a thread on the rear main seal leaking and Kim is in the process of putting the bottom of his engine black together after he replaced the rear main seal to see the results  Many have different degrees of a problem with…"
Oct 5, 2019
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Oil Leak 64 Series 62 Rear Mail Seal

I have been about to pull my hair out with my 64 rear main seal leaking. I have had it replaced twice and to no avail it still is dripping. I have had to engine rebuilt twice and I have to believe that all parts were replaced when rebuilt but not totatlly 100% sure. My mechanic says that it could be the thrust bearing could possibly be bad cause he did say there was more than usual movement in the crank that he was use to seeing...could he be possibly right about that? I just don't want to go…See More
Oct 5, 2019

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 Series 62 6 window sedan
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
yes
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
no

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Oil Leak 64 Series 62 Rear Mail Seal

Posted on October 5, 2019 at 3:54pm 3 Comments

I have been about to pull my hair out with my 64 rear main seal leaking. I have had it replaced twice and to no avail it still is dripping. I have had to engine rebuilt twice and I have to believe that all parts were replaced when rebuilt but not totatlly 100% sure. My mechanic says that it could be the thrust bearing could possibly be bad cause he did say there was more than usual movement in the crank that he was use to seeing...could he be possibly right about that? I just don't want to…

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64 SDV axle bearings

Started by Chris Cheveau in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 34 minutes ago. 2 Replies

Hi all,So I put new axle bearings on my 64 SDV, took for a drive and rumbling sound was worse that before and bearing was leaking.Question: Is there supposed to be an oil seal between axle housing…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

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

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wanted, how remove front seat and 6 way seat tranny

Started by john kilbourne in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin yesterday. 3 Replies

any information or video would be greatly 'ppreciated!JKContinue

Locating radial tires for a stock 64 convert rim

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ray Schick yesterday. 8 Replies

Did some looking around to see where i could find some new 265 75r 15  radial tires for the 64 convert The current radial I have on the car I was  very surprised to see the size has become a problem…Continue

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Website

Posted by Fritz Seitz on August 11, 2020 at 2:35am 0 Comments

I have been working on a website-----www.fritzsautorepair.com-----

Does anyone have suggestions?

Electrical

Posted by Anthony Boles on August 8, 2020 at 5:46pm 5 Comments

My 1964 Cadillac electrical system is running around 17 volt which is to high,the alternator, battery and the voltage regulator was replaced but the voltage is still to high, could it be the pig tail that plugs into the voltage regulator. 

63 Caddy Horn

Posted by Robert Alan Shannon on May 27, 2020 at 9:25am 10 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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