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Coming in with Parts Car #55!

Parts Car #55 - 1963 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan back at hotel here in Middletown NY. Thanks to brother Randy for helping me bring in another…

Started by Jason Edge

4 Jun 7
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Glove Box lock

Hello, this is my first time posting, not sure if this is the right place. Looking for a lock for the glove box. Just picked up a 64 Coupe…

Started by David Johnson

4 May 27
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Tips for cleaning and polishing the grill

Getting ready for summer show season.  What's your tips for cleaning and polishing all those slots in the grill?

Started by Tosh Dickenson

2 May 24
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Turn signal indicator lights (front)

Does anyone know which light bulbs can be used in the turn signal indicator lights on top of the front fenders? The ones I have now are not…

Started by Mark Geertsma

1 May 22
Reply by Rob Shatsnider

Gas line and filters

I had to change the gas tank on my 63 coupe because it was rusted in the inside. The previous owner had added a filter at the exit of the g…

Started by Marcel Delage

11 May 18
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Spammer Alert - James Pollard --> Deleted

I've got a couple of messages from members about a spammer that signed up under the name James Pollard. He/she/it/whatever was deleted with…

Started by Jason Edge

2 May 14
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Head Gasket on 429 - If it were put on upside down, what would happen?

My newly rebuilt engine got hot immediately on first run. Did this 3 out of 3 tries, blew hose off first two times. It fails compression te…

Started by William R Conte

27 May 6
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Temp Gauge Mystery in my ´63

Hello together, a few days ago I changed the old broken temp sensor at my ´63 390cui engine. I used an ACDELCO part-no.2131140. With the ol…

Started by Stefan

12 May 3
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‘64 DeVille mercury trunk light

Does anyone have a mercury switch trunk light for a ‘64 deVille, or know where I can get one?

Started by Michael Vogler

0 Mar 28

63 Coupe center drag link

I have to replace the center drag link on my 63 coupe. I have navigated the net for three hours without success. Can someone refers me to a…

Started by Marcel Delage

2 Mar 26
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Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 5 minutes ago. 275 Replies

I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

Tags: classic cadillac parts, classiccadillacparts

Dash Grille - Adhesive?

Started by Chris McBride in General Discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

This dash grille likes to vacation from the dashboard.  Is it properly secured with an adhesive and, if so, what adhesive?  If so, what type?  If not, how is it secured?Thank you.…Continue

Wiper Blades for a '63?

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 17 hours ago. 3 Replies

Is there anything special about the wiper blades I should use on my '63 Series 62 convertible? I have the original arms with the original blade brackets. I got Anco N-18R blades that should fit. I…Continue

Resistance wire removal or replacement

Started by Anders in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 20 hours ago. 38 Replies

Resistance wire removal or replacement.If installing an electronic ignition system the resistance wire most likely has to be removed or bypassed. There are several ways to do this and the solution…Continue

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Rumble Sound at 55-60 mph

Posted by Ray Schick on September 20, 2021 at 10:45pm 6 Comments

64 Coupe DeVille , while driving at 55-60 mph I have a oscillating rumble sound . Steering wheel does not shake or vibrate . Transmission mount looks good .Tires were replaced 2 years ago balanced and rebalanced recently. Axel bearings were just replaced, rear differential assembly was just replaced with a Posi track ,pinion bearings good. Fresh gear lube. Driveshaft checked and balanced the other day ,new center bearing installed and new bearing carrier assembly too. Trying to figure this…

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1963 series 62 convertible transmission issue

Posted by Matthew VanDeWater on June 22, 2021 at 3:03pm 1 Comment

Hello I've been restoring a 63 for way to many years. Down to almost done, but have issue with trans linkage, when column in park shift rod 2 inches short. everything original. been trying to find picture of manual rod hooked up from under car to see position of linkage. was wondering if anybody has access for pictures. I wanted to see if my manual linkage is bent  wrong out of the trans if somebody dropped the trans or something. Doesn't make sense why it doesn't work. Thanks for any input…

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New vehicle in the club

Posted by Patrick Westphal on June 17, 2021 at 4:00pm 1 Comment

I was successful in getting a vehicle from the New York contact I talked about at the last club meeting. I am still trying to figure out how to post a picture of the vehicle that is tied with this comment so if you see a random picture of a black convertible in a yard, that's me haha.  …

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Torque converter grab when idling in Drive

Posted by Cliff Johnston on June 14, 2021 at 8:47pm 2 Comments

Hi Everyone, been quite a while since i have been on here.

I have had an issue with the idle on my 64 Coupe Deville ever since i have had it.

With the Idle set high enough that it is smooth, but still a nice idle, the RPM seems only slightly too high for the stall of the Torque Converter. And therefore it tends to sit there and grab and lunge a bit. So until now, i have been putting the car in Neutral at the lights to stop this happening.

I've had the car dyno tuned and…

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