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"Passenger side spring lower end faces to the front of the control arm located betwee…"

David Thomas replied Jan 3, 2019 to Replacment springs with square ends

4 Jan 5, 2019
Reply by Pete Grodem

"As Russ said, put the cover nuts on to keep the cover from falling off. Be sure to l…"

David Thomas replied Nov 4, 2017 to Oh come on! :/

14 Nov 5, 2017
Reply by Haris dizdarevic

"Tony, yes it did. I have since looked on Napa's Web site to see if it is still liste…"

David Thomas replied Nov 4, 2017 to ignition switch

13 Nov 17, 2017
Reply by Russ Austin

"I have used Napa Echlin ignition switch KS6509,in my 63."

David Thomas replied Nov 4, 2017 to ignition switch

13 Nov 17, 2017
Reply by Russ Austin

"From what I can see, you have removed the nuts that hold the torus unit together. Th…"

David Thomas replied Nov 4, 2017 to Oh come on! :/

14 Nov 5, 2017
Reply by Haris dizdarevic

"Great news, Kim! ZRod Amsoil is all the oil you need for that engine. It has all the…"

David Thomas replied Oct 16, 2017 to new issue (banging head now)

47 Oct 18, 2017
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Rest assured, if the carburetor can't control gravity pressure from a mostly full fu…"

David Thomas replied Oct 15, 2017 to new issue (banging head now)

47 Oct 18, 2017
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Hi Kim, sorry you're having fuel issues. The reason your carburetor is leaking fuel,…"

David Thomas replied Oct 15, 2017 to new issue (banging head now)

47 Oct 18, 2017
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Anders, good photos and write up! Yes, be safe and mark the drive shaft orientation.…"

David Thomas replied Jul 14, 2017 to Center bearing - replacement.

23 Apr 22, 2019
Reply by Norman Silverman

"Congratulations! Job well done and a great write up to go along with it. Enjoy that…"

David Thomas replied Jul 1, 2017 to 64 Fleetwood Engine Rebuild....PART 2

54 Jul 2, 2017
Reply by Kevin Campbell

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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 10 minutes ago. 2 Replies

I will be installing a new chain and gears because I'm in this deep and all the forums here strongly recommend doing so.  It appears the coating is intact and I don't have to worry about that debris…Continue

Harmonic balancer holes are too shallow for the 3 bolts of puller

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ben Roberts 7 hours ago. 3 Replies

Trying to pull 1963 390 harmonic balancer.  The holes needed for the 3 bolts on the puller can only thread in 1/4” which is not enough to run an impact wrench on it.  I ran a tap to clean the threads…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 10 hours ago. 1 Reply

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

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G-1 differential, $150

Started by Jimmy Davis in For Sale. Last reply by Jimmy Davis yesterday. 5 Replies

G-1 positraction differential, needs blasting and paint. $150. Pickup Huntsville AL or LTL, I recommend Averitt express. Send me zip for shipping quote.***Update- Sorry if you have tried to contact…Continue

Tags: differential, Rear, G-1

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1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…

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Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments

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Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???

AC/heater for 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville

Posted by Matias J. Adrogue on January 7, 2020 at 11:11am 9 Comments

Good morning!  I am Matias Adrogue.  I bought a 1964 Cadillac coupe de ville last year and am real close to the final restoration details!  I call her “Jaws 64”.  Pics will be posted soon.  I need advise regarding a AC/heater.  It came stock in the vehicle but it does not work.  A mechanic gave me a bid of $1700 to replace and repair.  I am ready to install a new system - Vintage Air or Old Air Products from Fort Worth Texas.  I would greatly appreciate your thoughts.  I read the great write…

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63 cadi conv

Posted by Merlino jean marc on December 31, 2019 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone 

As a European, I fell in love with Americans cars and Americana stuff.

I bought a running 63 for cheap .but there is no secret when you buy cheap ,it is big project. The car needs everything. Overtime I was able to slowing buy parts .actually  I am looking for the passenger front lower section which is becoming harder ,and harder to find

The car has a lot of issue with rust.it needs a paint,a top and I need to replace all floor pans.with patience and…

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