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"The parking brake will not latch when the car is running and put into gear. It shoul…"

Kurt replied 1 hour ago to Vacuum / Parking Brake / NSS Question

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Reply by Karl Schwarz

"I have some personal experience with this.A small independent film maker used my car…"

Kurt replied Nov 19 to Movie Star Cars.

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Reply by Kevin Campbell

"The Help tab is your friend https://6364cadillac.ning.com/profiles/blogs/carburtors-u…"

Kurt replied Oct 29 to carb gaskets and the spacer rochester

4 Oct 30
Reply by Ian Osborne

"Cool. I've never seen a Fleetwood with the body side moulding. I guess that was an o…"

Kurt replied Oct 14 to Got a new toy

4 Oct 14
Reply by Jason Edge

"This piece "

Kurt replied Oct 5 to cadillac hood

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Reply by Jason Edge

"Also the 63 "V" hood ornament is smaller so the holes don't line up. You can just us…"

Kurt replied Oct 5 to cadillac hood

8 Oct 5
Reply by Jason Edge

"Oh OK. I saw some fibers in the pic & assumed that was a sliced rubber seal. If…"

Kurt replied Oct 3 to rear main leak

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Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"Not sure what sliced the rubber seal. When I replaced my seal several years ago, it…"

Kurt replied Oct 3 to rear main leak

111 Oct 9
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"If I remember correctly, the slot in bearing cap is normal. That is one messed up se…"

Kurt replied Oct 3 to rear main leak

111 Oct 9
Reply by Kim K Kaiser

"Congrats Robert. Jason, question: does the Sedan not have a speaker on the right sid…"

Kurt replied Sep 23 to Trivia Question 16 - Dealer Option One Year - Factory Option the Next!

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Is this possible or total BS?

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 14 minutes ago. 5 Replies

After changing tie rods, i tokk car into wheel n allignment shop. He said no problem.  He calls back about 45 minutes later and said they couldnt get between the tire and cowl, the guys head was too…Continue

Vacuum / Parking Brake / NSS Question

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Karl Schwarz 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

I bought a 1963 Series 62 Convertible in July.It makes a hissing sound when in neutral, and sometimes when in drive (when the shift is more to the left that the right. I assume this related to a NSS…Continue

Tail pipe black stuff!

Started by Lambert Ross in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Lambert Ross yesterday. 10 Replies

any ideas how to clear the ugly black stuff shooting out from my tailpipe? After a long layover, it really messes up the garage floor. I assume its carbon but am not sure how best to react to it.…Continue

Had the 64 convert out for a spin

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion yesterday. 0 Replies

A two hour ride to my favorite restaurant on the water in Crystal River on the west coast  of central Florida —top down 77 degrees and 47 % humidity one outstanding day as will be the rest of the…Continue

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still need a driveshaft

Posted by wayne weaver on November 26, 2019 at 11:53am 0 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…


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…


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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