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De-Yellowing Convertible Rear Plastic Windows by Jaye Koppenhaver

We recently featured the Tech Tip De-Yellowing Convertible Rear Plastic Windows by Jaye Koppenhaver in the February 2017 63/64 Cadillac Cha…

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Fender Skirt Reinforcement

This Restoration Help Topic address weak spots often found in the lower corners of fender skirts and was taken from the February 2016 Newsl…

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Jason Edge Engine Rebuild and Other Projects

Here is a list of links to my 2012 Engine Rebuild Project and various Other Restoration Projects and thought it might be helpful to pull t…

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429 Engine Rebuild Question.

I have a ‘64 Series 62 Coupe. I’m going to rebuild the factory 429. Has anyone used a company where you ship your engine for the rebuild? I…

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4 Sep 29
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Re upholstering seats

Hello all, my question pertains to interior of a recent barn find.  A 1963 cadillac sedan with 16000 original miles.  Unfortunately it had…

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5 Sep 17
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distributor gasket

I'll ask again what did they use for a distributor gasket on the 429 and where would I get one. Certainly someone out there knows the answe…

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2 Sep 14
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Any Hope for this armrest?

We have a restoration forum  I never post much here but thought I would share an in progress restoration ... just one of many. Those long c…

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17 Sep 10
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Trunk Pull-down

Hi gang.  While reviewing the extensive photo archives on this site, I came across an excellent series of photos documenting a trunk pull-d…

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9 Aug 21
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Hood to cowl side seals position.

Hello, It is me again....sorry. I'm ready to install hood to cowl seals and I do have a problem -what is the correct position? I try few di…

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2 Aug 12
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fender bracket support?

I want ask what is the right way to mount this bracket to the fender?Is the lower part that you screw should be outside or inside the fende…

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2 Aug 12
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Anyone attempt to replace convertible top yourself?

I have a 1963 convertible that needs a new top.  I just so happen to have a brand new top in the box from a 1964 Impala that I sold.  The p…

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2 Aug 9
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headlight switch

I  installed headlight switch and I do have question if it is correct way before I start the car. In the picture I place the arrow on empty…

Started by paul k

1 Jul 29
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Inner fenders apron question.

I change today aprons on inner fenders.I used rivets.I didn't have staple gun for metal.I do have question:where 2 pairs apron from picture…

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2 Jul 26
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Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Mark S Anderson 1 hour ago. 12 Replies

IN addition to the main seal leak,,which i am going to tackle again tomorrow,i also have a leak in what seems to be the steering gear.  I have checked to connections from the pump, and its dry on…Continue

What front springs to use to level car back out after an LS swap?

Started by Richard Biele in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 8 hours ago. 0 Replies

I see other members have put LS engines into their cars. I am wondering what springs you put in afterwards. I cannot determine the height due to the car having a front end fire (how I ended up with…Continue

2020 Cadillac calendars.

Started by Russ Austin in General Discussion 11 hours ago. 0 Replies

I just got in the 2020 Classic Cadillac calendars.  12 months of 63-64…Continue

Henry Leland- founder of Cadillac and Lincoln

Started by Kurt in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 23 hours ago. 2 Replies

Here's a good article about Henry Leland. I had heard bits & pieces of his story over the years but didn't know all these details.…Continue

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driveshaft help

Posted by wayne weaver on October 9, 2019 at 4:41pm 1 Comment

can anyone help me with a driveshaft ? I have a 1963 Cadillac 62 series 4dr with the hydro-matic trans. I need the male splined shaft on the front of the rear driveshaft section. the piece with the nut attached by be willing to buy a shaft if its not horribly priced.

Dash removal

Posted by Jake Mickley on October 9, 2019 at 12:06am 9 Comments

Hello everyone,

On a 63 CDV, if a guy wanted to remove the entire dash to get all the metal painted, and do some other things behind there, how would he go about doing that?  I checked here and the shop manual, but can't find a complete guide.

As always, and help or direction is appreciated.  Thanks!


Introducing myself

Posted by Gary Marchand on October 7, 2019 at 9:32pm 8 Comments

Thanks for letting me join the club.  Picked up this ‘64 Coupe Deville a few months ago out of Beverly MA, the car has few stickers on it from various Cadillac clubs, didn’t know if anyone might recognize it from it’s “Glory days.” Everything seems pretty healthy except for the body and some very Mickey Mouse repairs, was wondering if anyone had any leads on…


Carter AFB carburetor question

Posted by Ray Schick on October 7, 2019 at 8:29pm 8 Comments

3655S carb, and a 3656S carb .I know the difference is one is for A/C and the other in for a non A/C car . Now the question is : can I use the carb bowl from the A/C car on the non A/C car ? They look the same set up next to each other


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