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"The alternator listed for the '63 on that website is a Delco CS130 style alternator.…"

Greg Kostefko replied Jul 19, 2018 to Alternator upgrade for bagged 1964 Deville

7 Jul 19, 2018
Reply by Boardie101

"Speedway - 1968. What do I win? Lol! "

Greg Kostefko replied Mar 29, 2018 to In the Kingdom of Rattle Can Painters... there are Many Legends....

34 Mar 30, 2018
Reply by Kevin Campbell

"I have 3 and I'm in Winnipeg. I can also recommend good rebuilders depending on wher…"

Greg Kostefko replied May 16, 2017 to Cant find a new/rebuilt starter motor

16 May 18, 2017
Reply by Jason Edge

"No need to rewind the armature and fields. They were like new! The commutator was a…"

Greg Kostefko replied Nov 16, 2016 to Antenna Motor Rebuild

6 Nov 16, 2016
Reply by Clovis

"I totally respect the "if it ain't broke don't fix it" stance but this car sat under…"

Greg Kostefko replied Nov 16, 2016 to Antenna Motor Rebuild

6 Nov 16, 2016
Reply by Clovis

"Thanks to all that replied. I eventually got the trunk to open. It took a lot of pat…"

Greg Kostefko replied Aug 31, 2016 to Door / Trunk / Ignition Key Question

11 Sep 4, 2016
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Minor update: The glove box is keyed the same as the doors and ignition. I would ass…"

Greg Kostefko replied Aug 30, 2016 to Door / Trunk / Ignition Key Question

11 Sep 4, 2016
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Hi Robert, Thanks for the response. You've confirmed what I was 99% sure on. I'm gla…"

Greg Kostefko replied Mar 10, 2016 to 1963 Drive Shaft

3 Mar 10, 2016
Reply by David Thomas

"Morning, Extra amps is never a bad thing. The alternator only draws what it needs so…"

Greg Kostefko replied Mar 10, 2016 to Recommended Amps for '63 Alternator

6 Mar 10, 2016
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Tail pipe black stuff!

Started by Lambert Ross in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Lambert Ross 11 minutes ago. 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 59 minutes ago. 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

Tags: Fl, River, Crystal

wanted balast tube for guide eye amp

Started by maurice lapoiinte in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 7 hours ago. 1 Reply

I am looking for a vaccum tube for my guide eye amp. tube #5947343 it call the ballast tube, its the shorter one of the 2 and only has a filament in it. fits 59-66 cadillacs with the guidematic…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

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