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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
Reply by Michael Forte

"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, 2019
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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The Australian Bushfires:.......

Started by Kevin Campbell in General Discussion. Last reply by Kurt 23 hours ago. 10 Replies

I know we have some Aussies on here and I have to say, Australia, is in a whole world of hurt at the moment, so do ya best to stay safe.Currently, in the southern states, 4 huge fire fronts, look…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

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

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How much play in 63 timing chain?

Started by Ben Roberts in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 4 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 on Friday. 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

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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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