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"Interesting. I recently purchased a huge lot of NOS transmission parts from a friend…"

Norman Silverman replied Mar 10 to Transmission tail shaft bushing (s) and seal for 64 with TH400

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"Thanks. In looking on the internet it seems there may be two busings AND there may a…"

Norman Silverman replied Mar 10 to Transmission tail shaft bushing (s) and seal for 64 with TH400

18 Apr 2
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"Thanks! "

Norman Silverman replied Feb 4 to TRANSMISSION MOUNT FOR 64 DEVILLE with TH400

8 Feb 4
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"One more dumb question. Does it "relieve" the weight on the tranny to loosen the dri…"

Norman Silverman replied Feb 4 to TRANSMISSION MOUNT FOR 64 DEVILLE with TH400

8 Feb 4
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"That's easy: I went to the name I trust for Cadillac parts over all others: the "Jas…"

Norman Silverman replied Feb 1 to 64 Correct lower radiator hose WITH SPRING inside. WHO MAKES IT?

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"Today I got confirmation of my radiator hose spring theory-took the same 150 mile tr…"

Norman Silverman replied Feb 1 to 64 Correct lower radiator hose WITH SPRING inside. WHO MAKES IT?

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"Update. I finally got the right bulb (specified 1445 bulb would not fit in to the ba…"

Norman Silverman replied Jan 30 to Removing bulb from RH Ash Tray

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"All noted with grateful appreciation. I have already purchased the required 1445 bul…"

Norman Silverman replied Jan 28 to Removing bulb from RH Ash Tray

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"Thanks! "

Norman Silverman replied Jan 22 to TRANSMISSION MOUNT FOR 64 DEVILLE with TH400

8 Feb 4
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"Thanks. I don't think my current one is bad, but it is still original and there's no…"

Norman Silverman replied Jan 22 to TRANSMISSION MOUNT FOR 64 DEVILLE with TH400

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63 rear main seal

Started by Luther in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 4 hours ago. 7 Replies

Hello all , just spent better part of the weekend installing a new rear main seal and pan set on my 63 390 , all though it slowed the leak down considerably , l still have a drip , l used a Felpro…Continue

Very sensitive brakes.

Started by Phil in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 5 hours ago. 16 Replies

Hey everyone,  how sensitive should the power brakes be?  I have just rebuilt the power booster and  replaced the master cylinder. The pedal doesn’t have any resistance so I have to be very gentle so…Continue

RPM at 70

Started by Pete Grodem in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 12 hours ago. 1 Reply

I was questioning if my 63 was shifting into 4th , so I installed a tach and don't notice a 3-4 shift. Cruising at 70 the RPM is at 2600. Sounds high.  Has anyone noted RPM's at highway speeds?. I…Continue

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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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Can you help? Driveshaft Question....

Posted by Chris on May 30, 2021 at 8:55am 1 Comment

Hello!

Newbie to the group here - we have already found tons of invaluable information on the board, so thanks! We are restoring a 1963 Series 62 Convertible. We are wondering if anyone knows of a source to buy the propellor yoke flange (that bolts to the pinion flange) for the driveshaft? One of our ears partially broke off. Not sure if we can buy just the yoke flange as an aftermarket part, or if it has to be rebuilt by a welder/fab guy? Maybe a salvage yard for a source? Again, any…

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Thank you Kurt re: VIN location

Posted by Robert Pellow on April 19, 2021 at 1:07pm 0 Comments

I just wanted to say a thank you to Kurt for steering me to the tech tips page on V.I.N. locations.  Excellent information.  Thanks a bundle.

Robert Pellow

V.I.N. where?

Posted by Robert Pellow on April 18, 2021 at 1:41pm 6 Comments

Where can I find the V.I.N. on a 63 convertible?  The usual space at the base of the interior windshield on the driver's side has been decimated by weather.

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