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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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oil pressure, again,

Hi,, after geting the regulator replaced, car seems to be running good. Last year, i had concernes about oil pressure seemingly low,,,basic…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

2 Dec 19, 2020
Reply by Anders

'64 DeVille Borg clock

The dash clock was not working when I bought my '64 DeVille.   I have now had a chance to go through much of the simple electrical issues a…

Started by Michael Vogler

2 Dec 13, 2020
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

Free Parts for your 63 64 project.

Hello All, I have almost completed the restoration of my 64 Eldorado and it’s time to clean out the shop.  Below is a list of spare parts t…

Started by Matt

0 Dec 4, 2020

Intake manifold gasket leak

Hello Cat's & Kitten's :) Happy Turkey Day !  I believe I have an intake manifold leak. The last time I bought an intake manifold gaske…

Started by Joe DiIaconi

2 Nov 27, 2020
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Interiors in the PNW

Just wondering if anyone knows of a place to get interiors done in the Pacific Northwest. I'm looking at seats, door cards and headliner. I…

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7 Nov 23, 2020
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some additional AC questions

I have now ordered the replaceent compressor,,, the low energy, higher efficiency unit.  I am just assuming its already made for the r134.…

Started by Kim K Kaiser

16 Oct 23, 2020
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

Hot Water Return hose routing - 1963 390?

Gentlemen,  I am in the process of changing water pump on my 1963 Series 62 Convertible, with a 390 engine, and I want to tidy the engine c…

Started by Karsten Poulsen

4 Sep 29, 2020
Reply by Russ Austin

Wheel covers- restoration question.

What is the best way to clean wheel covers?

Started by paul k

0 Sep 23, 2020

AC update

Today's little project: I've been trying to squeeze as much AC out of this system as I possibly can living here in South Florida. Sunday wh…

Started by Joe DiIaconi

11 Sep 18, 2020
Reply by Kevin Campbell

AC vent Direction extender

I believe my 64 AC is working right. But I thought if the center vent had directional fin's it would work better here in Sunny south Florid…

Started by Joe DiIaconi

5 Sep 16, 2020
Reply by Jason Edge

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ISO mechanic recommendations in Charlotte, NC

Started by Daniela in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Daniela 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

All, I just got my 63 Eldorado Biarritz and am looking for a good trustworthy mechanic/garage that can do repairs and maintenance for it since my knowledge about mechanical things are very limited. I…Continue

63 DV RatRod- need advice

Started by Bob Ricks in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Bob Ricks 5 hours ago. 14 Replies

Hi gang;1963, 390V8I'm looking to clean up a few oil leaks around the Motor Oil pan.  I'll be removing the exhaust & exhaust manifolds and replacing with basic headers and new dual exhaust.. …Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 1 Reply

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

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Balancer and flywheel

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser yesterday. 3 Replies

I dropped off my block at machine shop other day, and asked about balancung the crankshaft, wheter i needed to get all the pistons, rings, etc. For him to weigh them and balance.  I had seen it done…Continue

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Help on Removal of rear seatback on 64 convertible

Posted by Nile Bolen on January 8, 2021 at 11:44am 7 Comments

I'm trying to remove the rear seatback on my 1964 deville conv.  The only help on this site that I can find is the following:

The seatback, its bright stainless trim, and the speaker grille are removed as an assembly.  The seat back hangs on two hooks near the top, and is retained to the body by two bolts and washers near the floor, one on the right side, one on the left.Once these fasteners are removed, lift the seat back upward and free it from the hooks

I've removed…

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Bumper lower bucket

Posted by Ray Schick on January 1, 2021 at 4:33pm 3 Comments

1964 Convertible Seats.

Posted by michael moorman on November 30, 2020 at 5:29pm 1 Comment

Are the front and rear seat frames the same for 63/64 Coupes and Convertibles because Original parts group  makes reproduction seat covers for 1963 only and and i prefer the 1963 seat pattern so with that being said does anyone have information regarding this thanks.

Picture of ignition switch

Posted by Cees de Bunje on November 27, 2020 at 6:20am 0 Comments

Does anyone have a close-up picture of the ignitionswitch with keys in it made in landscape format? Switch must be in dashboard. Many thanks in advance. Cees.

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