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"These kids today, I don't understand a word they say!"

Ian Osborne replied Jun 3 to Valve stem seals for 429?

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"Samu, Mixing the old color codes with modern paint is done quite easily here. Check…"

Ian Osborne replied Apr 13 to 1963 Fire-Frost colors

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"I don't see a photo but most rebuild kits are configured to cover multiple applicati…"

Ian Osborne replied Apr 8 to Richester carb gaskets

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"I did this conversion on my '63 convertible a few years ago. It's hard to say how mu…"

Ian Osborne replied Apr 7 to Adding Bucket Seats

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"I dealt with the same leak when I changed my water pump a few years ago. Rather than…"

Ian Osborne replied Apr 7 to Water pump & o ring gasket

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Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"Just make sure that when you install the distributor, you line up the rotor with the…"

Ian Osborne replied Mar 24 to Looking forward

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Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Jason, I like your way of thinking and in my opinion, the more time goes on, the bet…"

Ian Osborne replied Mar 10 to I installed a Stereo System in my 64 Coupe de Ville Dino Today

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"All parts have been sold."

Ian Osborne replied Feb 27 to Edelbrock 1406 Carburetor + Parts For Conversion For Sale

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"Matthew, I have a glove box latch if you are still looking. Ian Osborne"

Ian Osborne replied Feb 19 to Pulling in Parts Car #54

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"Convertible rear quarter lenses sold"

Ian Osborne replied Jan 19 to 2021 Parts Liquidation

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63 Hydra-Matic won't shift out of first

Started by Norm Waters in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Mark S Anderson 2 hours ago. 11 Replies

Hello everyone. I had a perfectly good shifting Hydra-Matic transmission until I elected to fix the leak at the dip stick tube. I just did a quick seal with gasket maker since my current tube is…Continue

Copper exh manifold gaskets wanted

Started by Russ Austin in Wanted to Buy 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

Who had the copper exh manifold gaskets?  I want to pick up a set for my own car. Continue

Rear brake lock up when cold

Started by Cliff Johnston in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 1 Reply

Hi everyone, ever since getting the car back on the road, the rear brakes grab when they are cold and I’m moving at slow speed.  Once I get along the road and stop they are fine. I see some posts…Continue

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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…

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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.  …

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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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