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"Yep, the shop manual is a must-have if you work on these cars. There are even soft c…"

Kurt replied on Thursday to 63 DV RatRod- need advice

14 4 hours ago
Reply by Bob Ricks

"Yes. You can remove the oil pan without lifting the engine. I removed mine several y…"

Kurt replied on Wednesday to 63 DV RatRod- need advice

14 4 hours ago
Reply by Bob Ricks

"I guess whatever plugged the hole fell out when you were working on the intake. Hope…"

Kurt replied Dec 25, 2020 to Car won't idle update

10 Dec 28, 2020
Reply by Joe DiIaconi

"Last time I had my intake off, the car wouldn't idle after I got it all back togethe…"

Kurt replied Dec 21, 2020 to Car won't idle

13 Dec 23, 2020
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Jason, can you match those prices, particularly on the Eldorado horn & passenger…"

Kurt replied Dec 16, 2020 to 1964 Christmas Cadillac Accessory pamphlet for sale.

6 Jan 6
Reply by Jason Edge

"You should also replace the o-ring in the transmission case where the dipstick tube…"

Kurt replied Dec 14, 2020 to 63 series 62 transmission dip stick

10 Dec 15, 2020
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"It appears so. RIP Dave. I could tell 12 years ago when I spoke to him on the phone…"

Kurt replied Dec 8, 2020 to I need a clock

13 Dec 9, 2020
Reply by Russ Austin

"Thomas, Is your clock missing or just inoperable? If inoperable I would suggest gett…"

Kurt replied Dec 8, 2020 to I need a clock

13 Dec 9, 2020
Reply by Russ Austin

"A friend of mine picked this up at a car guy's estate sale. The story was that it wa…"

Kurt replied Nov 13, 2020 to Flashlight Option

12 Nov 14, 2020
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Yep. 5/8" thick. My machinist neighbor whipped me up a spacer on his lathe several y…"

Kurt replied Nov 9, 2020 to Having a hard time sourcing a heat riser valve

8 Nov 24, 2020
Reply by Russ Austin



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ISO mechanic recommendations in Charlotte, NC

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

All, I just got my 63 Eldorado Biarritz and am looking for a good trustworthy mechanic/garage that can do repairs and maintenance for it since my knowledge about mechanical things are very limited. I…Continue

63 DV RatRod- need advice

Started by Bob Ricks in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Bob Ricks 4 hours ago. 14 Replies

Hi gang;1963, 390V8I'm looking to clean up a few oil leaks around the Motor Oil pan.  I'll be removing the exhaust & exhaust manifolds and replacing with basic headers and new dual exhaust.. …Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 1 Reply

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

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Balancer and flywheel

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser yesterday. 3 Replies

I dropped off my block at machine shop other day, and asked about balancung the crankshaft, wheter i needed to get all the pistons, rings, etc. For him to weigh them and balance.  I had seen it done…Continue

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Help on Removal of rear seatback on 64 convertible

Posted by Nile Bolen on January 8, 2021 at 11:44am 7 Comments

I'm trying to remove the rear seatback on my 1964 deville conv.  The only help on this site that I can find is the following:

The seatback, its bright stainless trim, and the speaker grille are removed as an assembly.  The seat back hangs on two hooks near the top, and is retained to the body by two bolts and washers near the floor, one on the right side, one on the left.Once these fasteners are removed, lift the seat back upward and free it from the hooks

I've removed…


Bumper lower bucket

Posted by Ray Schick on January 1, 2021 at 4:33pm 3 Comments

1964 Convertible Seats.

Posted by michael moorman on November 30, 2020 at 5:29pm 1 Comment

Are the front and rear seat frames the same for 63/64 Coupes and Convertibles because Original parts group  makes reproduction seat covers for 1963 only and and i prefer the 1963 seat pattern so with that being said does anyone have information regarding this thanks.

Picture of ignition switch

Posted by Cees de Bunje on November 27, 2020 at 6:20am 0 Comments

Does anyone have a close-up picture of the ignitionswitch with keys in it made in landscape format? Switch must be in dashboard. Many thanks in advance. Cees.


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