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"  The II or III is what I recommend The I has the weakness of failing if you leave t…"

Doug Scarrow replied Mar 25 to Recommendations for Pertronix Ingition on a ´63 390cui?

3 Mar 25
Reply by Kurt

"   It is easy to couple the park lamps to the headlamps but there is a downside , wh…"

Doug Scarrow replied Jan 12 to Front parking lights

4 Jan 12
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"nos one on Ebay…"

Doug Scarrow replied Dec 19, 2020 to looking for a seat belt protector

6 Dec 19, 2020
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"  I sure think that the price for the repair was very reasonable !! "

Doug Scarrow replied Apr 11, 2020 to Polyurethane Replacement Trailing Arm Bushings

51 Apr 11, 2020
Reply by Jason Edge

"   There is an NOS one in the box on Ebay right now with the correct GM part numbers…"

Doug Scarrow replied Nov 18, 2018 to Clutch fan?

10 Nov 21, 2018
Reply by Russ Austin

"What color is the Marty Smith Fleetwood ?"

Doug Scarrow replied May 31, 2017 to June 2017 Chapter Member Cadillac Spotlight on Marty Smith's 1963 Fleetwood 60 Special

9 May 31, 2017
Reply by Kevin Campbell

"This community is very fortunate to have Jason Edge. The rare combination of knowled…"

Doug Scarrow replied Apr 25, 2017 to Dealing with 53 and 54 year old cars

9 Apr 25, 2017
Reply by Jason Edge

"  Remember  do not reset the tripometer while the vehicle is moving. This causes the…"

Doug Scarrow replied Dec 19, 2016 to Trip Odometer

7 Dec 19, 2016
Reply by Gary Chittenden

"   Maurice the Lethbridge Swap Meet is Feb 11th 2017 and I just sent out messages   …"

Doug Scarrow replied Dec 10, 2016 to my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.

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"    Having done what you did this past winter. I know how much work it is. Don't be…"

Doug Scarrow replied Dec 10, 2016 to my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.

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Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 27 minutes ago. 275 Replies

I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

Tags: classic cadillac parts, classiccadillacparts

Dash Grille - Adhesive?

Started by Chris McBride in General Discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

This dash grille likes to vacation from the dashboard.  Is it properly secured with an adhesive and, if so, what adhesive?  If so, what type?  If not, how is it secured?Thank you.…Continue

Wiper Blades for a '63?

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 18 hours ago. 3 Replies

Is there anything special about the wiper blades I should use on my '63 Series 62 convertible? I have the original arms with the original blade brackets. I got Anco N-18R blades that should fit. I…Continue

Resistance wire removal or replacement

Started by Anders in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 20 hours ago. 38 Replies

Resistance wire removal or replacement.If installing an electronic ignition system the resistance wire most likely has to be removed or bypassed. There are several ways to do this and the solution…Continue

Tags: wire, resistance

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Rumble Sound at 55-60 mph

Posted by Ray Schick on September 20, 2021 at 10:45pm 6 Comments

64 Coupe DeVille , while driving at 55-60 mph I have a oscillating rumble sound . Steering wheel does not shake or vibrate . Transmission mount looks good .Tires were replaced 2 years ago balanced and rebalanced recently. Axel bearings were just replaced, rear differential assembly was just replaced with a Posi track ,pinion bearings good. Fresh gear lube. Driveshaft checked and balanced the other day ,new center bearing installed and new bearing carrier assembly too. Trying to figure this…


1963 series 62 convertible transmission issue

Posted by Matthew VanDeWater on June 22, 2021 at 3:03pm 1 Comment

Hello I've been restoring a 63 for way to many years. Down to almost done, but have issue with trans linkage, when column in park shift rod 2 inches short. everything original. been trying to find picture of manual rod hooked up from under car to see position of linkage. was wondering if anybody has access for pictures. I wanted to see if my manual linkage is bent  wrong out of the trans if somebody dropped the trans or something. Doesn't make sense why it doesn't work. Thanks for any input…


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.  …


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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