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My 1963 4 door Cadillac .

After almost 3 years my car is finished.Everything I did myself except seat covers and rechroming.Door panels I did put myself .Today I wil…

Started by paul k

3 Aug 10, 2021
Reply by Jason Edge

Turn Signal Indicator

On my '66 De Ville both of my turn signal indicators do not work despite that the regular turn signals work front and back. . I'm thinkiing…

Started by Jake Byrd

5 Aug 8, 2021
Reply by Jake Byrd

Anyone know what this piece is?

I am reinstalling my dash and have just this piece left. Can someone tell me what this is and how it’s installed? For some reason I think i…

Started by Chris miller

7 Jul 19, 2021
Reply by Kurt

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

4 Jul 19, 2021
Reply by Brian and Dorothy Lewis

6way seat transmission

My 6way transmission is hanging a bit loose with 2 bolts. Bolts just rotate but they not tighten the transmission to supportt. ( see photo)…

Started by Matti Roth

2 Jul 14, 2021
Reply by Matti Roth

A Before & After Example

Since I started cadmium plating the many fasteners and other items from the 55 and counting parts cars I have bought in (1200 lbs worth and…

Started by Jason Edge

0 Jun 22, 2021

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

12 Jun 22, 2021
Reply by mark zimmerman

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 Jun 17, 2021
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

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, 2021
Reply by Matti Roth

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, 2021
Reply by Russ Austin



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Headlight/wiring issue

Started by Chris miller in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 17 hours ago. 4 Replies

Hello Cadillac family I need some help. I am having an electrical issue and trying to pinpoint what may be causing my issue. With the car running and the headlights on for a bit all of the lights…Continue

63 electric fuel pump questions

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

I have had another bout of what I perceive as vapor lock.. its been warm again out here in MT, and I took the car for a several hour ride. Ran flawlessly,,, until I got back to town,  some slow…Continue

Was there Originally Carpet Inside 1964 Eldorado Center Console?

Started by C. Van Tune in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by john w. warner yesterday. 7 Replies

Is there supposed to be carpet inside the '64 Eldo center console?There is carpet in mine, and it's a deeper pile than what's on the floor (which has probably been replaced.)Here's some pix of mine.…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?


Fuel Pump Failure

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


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…


Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

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

Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible



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…


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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