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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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Weather stripping vendors

I am getting ready to order roof rail weather stripping and rear door window leading edge seals for my '63 Series 62 6 window sedan model 6…

Started by Terry Lange

1 12 hours ago
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She’s almost finished!

My ‘64 deVille is almost finished! She’ll back on the road soon and looking better than ever.

Started by Michael Vogler

2 Sep 25
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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

48 Sep 15
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Transmission lines

I need a little help with my THM transmission lines. I need to know what any fastening hardware looks like and where to fasten them. Any he…

Started by Bill Hatfield

11 Aug 27
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Front seat disassembly

i just received my upholstery from Lseat they look great. i would like to know how to remove the back rest from the front seat? this is a 4…

Started by Jerry Beckel

2 Aug 5
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What started as a paint job….

…has turned into a restoration. On stripping we found this really bad attempt to deal with a spot of rust on the left rear quarter panel.  …

Started by Michael Vogler

4 Jul 3
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Paint Codes

New to this site. I have a '64 DeVille convertible. I've attached the paint code tag, but can't find any reference to Trim code 23. A googl…

Started by Wayne Hellstrom

3 Jun 27
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I swear I didn't do it!

You never know what you'll find under the paint.  It appears that there was a good side swipe on the right side.  I swear I didn't do it!

Started by Michael Vogler

0 Jun 22

Little Rubber Thingamagigerss on Fenders to Hood

Does anyone know what these little rubber parts are call ed that attach to a slot on the fender and guide the hood in place?  I need new on…

Started by Michael Vogler

2 Jun 22
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Seat Leather

The bench seats in my ‘64 need to be recovered.  I want to get the leather and perforation as close to the original as possible, particular…

Started by Michael Vogler

9 Jun 4
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Wheel alignment data

Started by Sammy in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

Just ordered new tires for my 63. As the front wheels have reasonable wear I want to align them or at least have them aligned, but not sure if the alignment data in our shop manual are still the…Continue

1964 Cadillac neutral safety switch

Started by DAN SPURR in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 11 hours ago. 1 Reply

I'm looking for a 1964 neutral safety switch part # GM1993653. Any one have one for sale or what can I use? Anyone have any solutions?ThanksDanContinue

Weather stripping vendors

Started by Terry Lange in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Robert Alan Shannon 12 hours ago. 1 Reply

I am getting ready to order roof rail weather stripping and rear door window leading edge seals for my '63 Series 62 6 window sedan model 6229.  I've been on the websites for Rubber The Right Way,…Continue

1964 THM Tilt Neutral Safety Switch

Started by Charles Fares in For Sale. Last reply by DAN SPURR 13 hours ago. 1 Reply

For Sale:Excellent used neutral safety switch for 1964 with THM and tilt steering.  Part number 1993653, or short number "653".  Send me an e-mail: faresmcmthelix@msn.com.Charles FaresLa Mesa,…Continue

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Trunk Open and Lock Mechanism is in Closed Position

Posted by Chris Anderson on September 13, 2022 at 7:14pm 7 Comments

While working on my trunk lock on 64 Cadillac, I mistakenly closed the locking mechanism while the trunk was open.  Is there an easy way to manually release the lock back to the open position?

Thanks.

Fuel Pump Failure

Posted by Jon Shields on August 6, 2022 at 6:48am 4 Comments

Hello,

I'm located in Melbourne, Australia and my 64 sedan de ville is stuck in the garage due to failed mechanical fuel pump. The first after market mechanical fuel pump lasted a few years before it failed & left me stranded 5 hours from home. A hire car and tow got us home. On inspection, I noticed a valve not seated within the housing. I was optimistic, pressed it into place and assumed the pump was good to go. But alas, no. From what I can now determine, the diaphragm pushrod…

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Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

Posted by Balachne on May 31, 2022 at 7:00am 3 Comments

Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

 

Introduction

To achieve an excellent result of vehicle restoration, it is essential to  manage this task as one manages an industrial project.

To do this we will use a certain formalism of project management and therefore start by defining the need. It is from this that we will deduce the scope, then the time of execution of the…

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I was working on my HVAC system this winter and during the process of taking the dash pad off these two parts fell out. Does anyone know what they are and where they go?

Posted by Patrick Westphal on April 12, 2022 at 1:35pm 1 Comment

I was working on my HVAC system this winter and during the process of taking the dash pad off these two parts fell out. Does anyone know what they are and where they go?

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