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"try these guys they supposedly took over from the guy that did a great job on mine m…"

maurice lapoiinte replied Nov 23, 2020 to Interiors in the PNW

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"Thanks guys now the search is on for a nice driver quality 63-4 sedan deville, Fleet…"

maurice lapoiinte replied Sep 5, 2020 to for sale frame off restored 1963 convertible

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maurice lapoiinte replied Sep 3, 2020 to for sale frame off restored 1963 convertible

6 Sep 5, 2020
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"Something to consider is that the motor is stuck in the washer cycle which would exp…"

maurice lapoiinte replied Aug 25, 2020 to Wiper motor issue '63 SDV

4 Aug 25, 2020
Reply by Mark Geertsma

"I use a 5/16 wrench, it helps if you hold the door handle in the up position,its a s…"

maurice lapoiinte replied Jun 12, 2020 to Changing driver's window switch, how do I do the door latch opener handle?

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"The parts catalogue lists them as different #s. I have owned both years and the hood…"

maurice lapoiinte replied May 18, 2020 to Hood emblem question

8 May 18, 2020
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"The cork for the front crankshaft pulley bolt hole"

maurice lapoiinte replied Mar 29, 2020 to Trivia Question 18 - What Is It?

3 Mar 29, 2020
Reply by Jason Edge

"These cars never came with center seat belts front or rear.although the car is a 6 p…"

maurice lapoiinte replied Jan 4, 2020 to Length of webbing center front seat belt

19 Jan 5, 2020
Reply by Kevin Campbell

"I think its 4826444 in group 11.950 of the parts book, but the book does not indicat…"

maurice lapoiinte replied Oct 18, 2019 to 1963 Cadillac Convertible Door Jamb Switch

3 Oct 18, 2019
Reply by Lee Martin

"wider tires will do that its a condition called tramlining,but have the front end ch…"

maurice lapoiinte replied Feb 25, 2018 to Car that wanders

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Happy Father's Day!

Started by Jason Edge in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

Happy Father's Day to my dad, Sam Edge. He was there in the beginning with…Continue

622 nss 63 tilt

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 14 hours ago. 7 Replies

Previously, i mentioned the  bu lights didnt work, and conversatiin went to nss.   Mine has the two jumped wire bypass so car will go in drive/start.Got the switch out and the outer tract plastic is…Continue

Timing chain help

Started by Cody in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 3 Replies

I have the front of my engine taken apart to replace the timing chain and gears. According to the manual it says to remove the cam gear and chain together then the crank gear.I can’t for the life of…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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New vehicle in the club

Posted by Patrick Westphal on June 17, 2021 at 4:00pm 1 Comment

I was successful in getting a vehicle from the New York contact I talked about at the last club meeting. I am still trying to figure out how to post a picture of the vehicle that is tied with this comment so if you see a random picture of a black convertible in a yard, that's me haha.  …


Torque converter grab when idling in Drive

Posted by Cliff Johnston on June 14, 2021 at 8:47pm 2 Comments

Hi Everyone, been quite a while since i have been on here.

I have had an issue with the idle on my 64 Coupe Deville ever since i have had it.

With the Idle set high enough that it is smooth, but still a nice idle, the RPM seems only slightly too high for the stall of the Torque Converter. And therefore it tends to sit there and grab and lunge a bit. So until now, i have been putting the car in Neutral at the lights to stop this happening.

I've had the car dyno tuned and…


Can you help? Driveshaft Question....

Posted by Chris on May 30, 2021 at 8:55am 1 Comment


Newbie to the group here - we have already found tons of invaluable information on the board, so thanks! We are restoring a 1963 Series 62 Convertible. We are wondering if anyone knows of a source to buy the propellor yoke flange (that bolts to the pinion flange) for the driveshaft? One of our ears partially broke off. Not sure if we can buy just the yoke flange as an aftermarket part, or if it has to be rebuilt by a welder/fab guy? Maybe a salvage yard for a source? Again, any…


Thank you Kurt re: VIN location

Posted by Robert Pellow on April 19, 2021 at 1:07pm 0 Comments

I just wanted to say a thank you to Kurt for steering me to the tech tips page on V.I.N. locations.  Excellent information.  Thanks a bundle.

Robert Pellow


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