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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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Neutral Switch issues

On a 1964 60 Special with a tilt wheel, tubro trans and #653 neutral switch.  When I had the transmission done the switch got out of alignm…

Started by Rob Shatsnider

9 yesterday
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Valve stem seals for 429?

Hello! I am rebuilding 429 for 64 DeVille and got Felpro head gasket kit including valve stem seals. Is it recommended to install those eve…

Started by Matti Roth

7 Jun 11
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Oil leaking out of oil cap breather

Hi i would like some ideas on this i replaced oil cap breather and pcv valve and still oil  coming out of breather at normal speeds down th…

Started by mark zimmerman

10 Jun 6
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RH Passenger Door Mirror Installation - New Holes Needed in Door

With the RH passenger door mirrors now available, there will be many looking to install one on their 1963 or 1964 Cadillac. A template alig…

Started by Jason Edge

4 Jun 5
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Horn Ring

Horn ring on my '64 DeVille with tilt steering is loose and wobbly.  Before I attempt to disassemble the steering wheel I printed a copy of…

Started by Brian and Dorothy Lewis

3 May 28
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New power steering gear box

Original Parts Group is showing a new power steering gear box by CCP that fit 1959 to 1976 Cadillacs.  They list it as a 500 Series Quick R…

Started by Rob Shatsnider

3 May 22
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

More Cad for Dino

As I have sorted through all the Cadmium plated fasteners I have been swapping out the bolts on my 64 CDV - Dino. I had previously replaced…

Started by Jason Edge

0 May 19

A "Fix-It" for Split Windshield Washer Reservoirs that Seems to Hold!

I had seen JB Weld Plastic Bonder at the local Lowe’s store and read the reviews on Amazon, etc. and thought I would try it on 64 reservoir…

Started by Jason Edge

1 May 17
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429 restoration

Hello, and thanks for adding to group! I am restoring 1964 429 engine which I bought as dismantled. It is said to be smoking in driving and…

Started by Matti Roth

6 May 9
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

Dash Trunk lid warning light and am/fm radio tell-tale lights

I installed the mercury switch trunk light and it works perfectly!   I half-expected the dash trunk warning light to work as well, but of c…

Started by Michael Vogler

4 Apr 29
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Chapter Member? Got a 63 or 64 Cadillac for Sale? Let's Run it in the Newsletter!

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 4 hours ago. 4 Replies

One of the new features of recent newsletters is a Member Classified Cars for Sale section.…Continue

vacuum canister

Started by Walt Timmerman in General Discussion. Last reply by Rob Shatsnider 9 hours ago. 15 Replies

what is the vacuum canister for that is behind the drivers front fender?After removing my fender I see its got a hole in the top but nothing is hooked to it and no line is laying there.Any help would…Continue

New Batch of Embroidered Iron-On 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Patches - $4 each

Started by Jason Edge in Chapter Discussion. Last reply by mark zimmerman 14 hours ago. 10 Replies

As noted in our August 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Newsletter:Around 6 years…Continue

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63 coupedebille fuel pump issues

Started by Daniel Grande in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Daniel Grande 22 hours ago. 9 Replies

I have a 63 cadillac and I took it to a mechanic for a motor tune up long story short the fuel pump gave out and hes tried twice to order it and he says it didnt fit the original pump is smaller on…Continue

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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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Can you help? Driveshaft Question....

Posted by Chris on May 30, 2021 at 8:55am 1 Comment

Hello!

Newbie to the group here - we have already found tons of invaluable information on the board, so thanks! We are restoring a 1963 Series 62 Convertible. We are wondering if anyone knows of a source to buy the propellor yoke flange (that bolts to the pinion flange) for the driveshaft? One of our ears partially broke off. Not sure if we can buy just the yoke flange as an aftermarket part, or if it has to be rebuilt by a welder/fab guy? Maybe a salvage yard for a source? Again, any…

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Thank you Kurt re: VIN location

Posted by Robert Pellow on April 19, 2021 at 1:07pm 0 Comments

I just wanted to say a thank you to Kurt for steering me to the tech tips page on V.I.N. locations.  Excellent information.  Thanks a bundle.

Robert Pellow

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