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"Yeah,  That pushrod is very sensitive to adjustment , I ended up just tightening and…"

Phil replied 18 hours ago to Very sensitive brakes.

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"After driving the car around town,  The brakes seem to have settled in and are worki…"

Phil replied yesterday to Very sensitive brakes.

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"An update on this,  I took Tony’s advice on the spring spacers,  and the car Sits, r…"

Phil replied Jun 6 to Body mounts and loose feeling rear end.

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"We’ll see how they go,  I’ll keep you updated.  I agree with you on the veggie hambu…"

Phil replied Jun 6 to Very sensitive brakes.

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"Thanks Tony.   Element 3 organic is what Raybestos is branding their shoes and pads…"

Phil replied Jun 5 to Very sensitive brakes.

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"Thanks Mark,  I wish that was the issue,  I’ve checked that a few times. "

Phil replied Jun 5 to Very sensitive brakes.

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"Ok second  update, the shoe replacement didn’t really work so Per Andre’s advice I r…"

Phil replied Jun 5 to Very sensitive brakes.

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"A little bit of an update,  I replaced the front shoes with the rabestos organic sho…"

Phil replied Jun 2 to Very sensitive brakes.

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"Thanks for the replies,  I ordered new hardware, that’s the only thing I haven’t rep…"

Phil replied May 29 to Very sensitive brakes.

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"Maybe jello might have been a bad analogy,  it’s like a springing feeling almost lik…"

Phil replied Apr 25 to Body mounts and loose feeling rear end.

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Neutral Switch issues

Started by Rob Shatsnider in Restoration Discussion 27 minutes ago. 0 Replies

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 alignment.  Now the car will start in Park, but not in Neutral,…Continue

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Very sensitive brakes.

Started by Phil in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 1 hour ago. 19 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

Carpet install

Started by Pete Grodem in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

simple question, Does the carpet go under the seat mounts and bolted down with the seat? My original carpet was cut to go around the seat mounts looks like a hack job. Same with the steering column,…Continue

Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 2 hours ago. 247 Replies

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