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"Breather tube, not cooling lines. I will drop the pan tomorrow and do a visual.     …"

ian arnold replied Aug 5, 2018 to Tranny trouble

5 Aug 6, 2018
Reply by Dennis Mobley

"I have similar problem. With timing light, my 63 is best at 16 degrees before tdc. I…"

ian arnold replied Mar 7, 2018 to timing to far advanced

28 Sep 12
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Buy. Buy. Buy"

ian arnold replied Sep 30, 2017 to WTB good 30 year or older GM station wagon built

19 Oct 10, 2017
Reply by Anders

"When i did my pertronics, i pulled the distributor out and worked on the bench. It s…"

ian arnold replied Sep 10, 2017 to Adding a petronix 1181ls

27 Sep 18, 2017
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Hey kev. Here in toronto, we only have one poisonous snake, and ive never seen one i…"

ian arnold replied Sep 9, 2017 to I hope Tony and Ginny are OK.

6 Sep 9, 2017
Reply by ian arnold

"Ya. The timing mark has been jumping around, a bit. It was more pronounced earlier,…"

ian arnold replied Aug 30, 2017 to engine runs like crap

37 Aug 30, 2017
Reply by Russ Austin

"Before i owned car, but, if timing was off one tooth, it almost wouldnt run. Unless…"

ian arnold replied Aug 30, 2017 to engine runs like crap

37 Aug 30, 2017
Reply by Russ Austin

"Other theory im having.... is bad timing light. I have a new one with tach and advan…"

ian arnold replied Aug 30, 2017 to engine runs like crap

37 Aug 30, 2017
Reply by Russ Austin

"Good theory, but nope.  TDC is good on timing marks. Give or take 2 degrees. Removed…"

ian arnold replied Aug 30, 2017 to engine runs like crap

37 Aug 30, 2017
Reply by Russ Austin

"So. According to russ's photo above, the timing mark is supposed to be in line with…"

ian arnold replied Aug 29, 2017 to engine runs like crap

37 Aug 30, 2017
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Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 17 hours ago. 173 Replies

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

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

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

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Limo rear A/C box needed

Started by Anthony McCarn in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Anthony McCarn on Saturday. 2 Replies

the case of my rear evaporator box was severely damaged by the p/o of my car. just in need of the case, but will buy a whole unit if the price is right. thanks!Continue

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1963/64 Cadillac Chapter December 2019 Newsletter Posted

Started by Jason Edge in Newsletters. Last reply by Jason Edge on Saturday. 1 Reply

I have just completed and posted the December 2019, 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Newsletter to our…Continue

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still need a driveshaft

Posted by wayne weaver on November 26, 2019 at 11:53am 2 Comments

well thank you UPS for losing the driveshaft that Russ Austin shipped me. 

however i still need a rear driveshaft section for my 63. mine has a vibration due to the bushing inside of it. its a shame because the ball and sockets in the cardian joints are perfect but it has a woble on the balancing machine. so .  still need the rear section. anyone have a good one ? is there driveshaft alternatives to use ? i am really considering an LS swap and since im fighting the driveshaft search…

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63 guidematic issues

Posted by maurice lapoiinte on November 24, 2019 at 3:10pm 0 Comments

 So my 63 guide matic headlamps stay on low beam all the time. I have so far bypassed the system and everything works normal. I have been thru the trouble shooting in the manual but this is where the confusion begins.on my car when the power relay is powered I have low beam and when its not powered I have highbeam, this appears to be opposite what the diagnosis says should be correct.The wiring is all original and no wires have been mixed up.has anyone ever unplugged the 2 wire connector…

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Another advantage of the Pertronix III

Posted by Doug Scarrow on November 23, 2019 at 11:12am 1 Comment

   Having tried both the II and III I can say the multispark feature of the III offers a smoother idle . It is also easier to install .Does not require removal of the distributor

Stuck at two red (dash) lights!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on November 3, 2019 at 10:00pm 9 Comments

I hope someone can help solve these two electrical problems that appeared one after the other.

By way of background: The car, a '64 Eldorado has very limited use. It was at a restoration shop for 15 months until last January-  that supposedly did a bunch of wiring repairs including rebuilding the gas gauge that still hasn't worked properly, and the clock that hasn't worked, and re-soldering the broken wires in the drive door. All window and seat controls appear to be…

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