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"Mack, just wanted to say thanks for providing the detailed info on the parts.  Much…"

Michael Forte replied May 30, 2018 to Rear axle leak. Got into it today with pictures for comment

24 May 30, 2018
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"Great looking car there Kim!  Hopefully that loose cap was the culprit and you can g…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 16, 2018 to stranded,,!!!

82 Mar 19, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"A few carb rebuild tips I can think of are: read the instructions, a few times!  Rem…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 15, 2018 to stranded,,!!!

82 Mar 19, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Really enjoying following this build Mark.  Great quality work!  Please keep the pic…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 15, 2018 to She's Almost Done!

59 Nov 22, 2018
Reply by Mark Borer

"I got one for my Rochester 4GC from Mike’s Carburetor Parts in Chehalis, WA.  PN #62…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 14, 2018 to stranded,,!!!

82 Mar 19, 2018
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Mack, the restored rear looks great!  Please share the part numbers.  It'll help us…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 11, 2018 to Rear axle leak. Got into it today with pictures for comment

24 May 30, 2018
Reply by Michael Forte

"Clockwise retards it."

Michael Forte replied Mar 8, 2018 to timing to far advanced

28 Sep 12
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Bumping this.  The last piece I need to complete my interior restoration.  Attaches…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 7, 2018 to 63/64 Convertible interior quarter rub guard

2 Mar 7, 2018
Reply by Russ Austin

"Hi Mack, I realize this post is old but let me know if you still need front suspensi…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 7, 2018 to Suspension parts for 63 CDV...

8 Mar 7, 2018
Reply by Michael Forte

"By the way Clovis, that restored blower case is beautiful!  Nice work!  What sheen o…"

Michael Forte replied Mar 3, 2018 to 20/80 % vacuum valve for 64 comfort control

34 Jul 25, 2018
Reply by Jeff Kinzler

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Trivia Question 17 - Item You COULD NOT Delete Because of Cars Heater

Started by Jason Edge in Trivia. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

OK. We had so much fun with the last Trivia regarding the car's heater, I thought we should post another heater related question.  So here goes:What item does the spec manual go out of its way to…Continue

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Good Sources for Parts?

Started by Bob Ricks in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 6 hours ago. 1 Reply

New member here so be patient with me.  New owner of what I would consider a rat-rod 63 caddy.  Previous owner painted everything flat black, in an obvious attempt in covering up body deficiencies. …Continue

Trivia Question 16 - Standard Item You could Delete for Reduced Cost?

Started by Jason Edge in Trivia. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 13 hours ago. 21 Replies

OK. Here's a new trivia. There is at least one main standard (non-option) item that one could "delete" on a new 1963 or 1964 Cadillac for a reduced cost.  What is it?  For extra cigars, what is the…Continue

Custom '64 Eldorado on Bitchin' Rides Last Night

Started by Ian Osborne in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Cees de Bunje 22 hours ago. 1 Reply

If anyone here is familiar with the show "Bitchin' Rides" they started work on a '64 Eldo on the episode that aired last night (12/5). I really like the show and they build some amazing custom…Continue

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still need a driveshaft

Posted by wayne weaver on November 26, 2019 at 11:53am 2 Comments

well thank you UPS for losing the driveshaft that Russ Austin shipped me. 

however i still need a rear driveshaft section for my 63. mine has a vibration due to the bushing inside of it. its a shame because the ball and sockets in the cardian joints are perfect but it has a woble on the balancing machine. so .  still need the rear section. anyone have a good one ? is there driveshaft alternatives to use ? i am really considering an LS swap and since im fighting the driveshaft search…

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63 guidematic issues

Posted by maurice lapoiinte on November 24, 2019 at 3:10pm 0 Comments

 So my 63 guide matic headlamps stay on low beam all the time. I have so far bypassed the system and everything works normal. I have been thru the trouble shooting in the manual but this is where the confusion begins.on my car when the power relay is powered I have low beam and when its not powered I have highbeam, this appears to be opposite what the diagnosis says should be correct.The wiring is all original and no wires have been mixed up.has anyone ever unplugged the 2 wire connector…

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Another advantage of the Pertronix III

Posted by Doug Scarrow on November 23, 2019 at 11:12am 1 Comment

   Having tried both the II and III I can say the multispark feature of the III offers a smoother idle . It is also easier to install .Does not require removal of the distributor

Stuck at two red (dash) lights!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on November 3, 2019 at 10:00pm 9 Comments

I hope someone can help solve these two electrical problems that appeared one after the other.

By way of background: The car, a '64 Eldorado has very limited use. It was at a restoration shop for 15 months until last January-  that supposedly did a bunch of wiring repairs including rebuilding the gas gauge that still hasn't worked properly, and the clock that hasn't worked, and re-soldering the broken wires in the drive door. All window and seat controls appear to be…

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