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"Thanks. Everything is fine in the cooling system. I'm positive this (cooing hose col…"

Norman Silverman replied Jan 18 to 64 Correct lower radiator hose WITH SPRING inside. WHO MAKES IT?

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"Need Advice re Which Belts to purchase. My AC belt is screeching off and on and I se…"

Norman Silverman replied Oct 25, 2019 to Engine Oil Change and Viscosity & Maintenance Intervals

3 Oct 26, 2019
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"One more question: When putting together the two halves you flatten the lock washer…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 22, 2019 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22, 2019
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"Actually, I used wheel bearing grease."

Norman Silverman replied Apr 21, 2019 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22, 2019
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"MUCH appreciation, Anders! "

Norman Silverman replied Apr 21, 2019 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22, 2019
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"OK, got the stuff and put the drive shaft together. Two questions: 1) How tight must…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 21, 2019 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22, 2019
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"Got my seal and washer on the way, thanks to Jason. Now, what kind of grease should…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 18, 2019 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22, 2019
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"Noted with appreciation and comprehension. Just one question: Does the split washer…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 17, 2019 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22, 2019
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"OK, thanks for the clarification. Does it slide over the splines and is the "split w…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 16, 2019 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22, 2019
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"Excellent tutorial. Thanks. What I do not see are two small parts that are shown on…"

Norman Silverman replied Apr 16, 2019 to Center bearing - replacement.

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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 6 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 13 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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