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"Thank you Clovis, that certainly does explain it.  I'll bet the original owner (who…"

Lee Martin replied May 26, 2016 to 1963 Cad Coolant Reservoir Connections

5 May 26, 2016
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Hi, Jason.  Thanks, that is very interesting!  The overflow tank looks as old as the…"

Lee Martin replied May 25, 2016 to 1963 Cad Coolant Reservoir Connections

5 May 26, 2016
Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"Thanks Greg, that is very good and helpful to know!  I've checked the old alternator…"

Lee Martin replied Mar 10, 2016 to Recommended Amps for '63 Alternator

6 Mar 10, 2016
Reply by Jason Edge

"Thanks for the response!  I was wondering the same thing about the extra amps, I gue…"

Lee Martin replied Mar 2, 2016 to Recommended Amps for '63 Alternator

6 Mar 10, 2016
Reply by Jason Edge

"That's good information to have, thanks Russ!"

Lee Martin replied Jan 29, 2016 to Harmonic Balancer Oil Leak

10 Jan 29, 2016
Reply by Lee Martin

"Tony and Ginny, you are so right.  In the last 16 years, I've owned a 1959 Mercury,…"

Lee Martin replied Jan 28, 2016 to Harmonic Balancer Oil Leak

10 Jan 29, 2016
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"Jason, this is so helpful.  Thank you.  It takes a big load off my mind.  I bought t…"

Lee Martin replied Jan 28, 2016 to Harmonic Balancer Oil Leak

10 Jan 29, 2016
Reply by Lee Martin

"I'm no mechanic and have no tools or training, so doing myself is out of the questio…"

Lee Martin replied Jan 28, 2016 to Harmonic Balancer Oil Leak

10 Jan 29, 2016
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"Hello Edwin, I'm sorry but it has been sold..."

Lee Martin replied Jun 15, 2015 to 1963 Cadilac Steering Wheel - Black, no cracks

4 Jun 15, 2015
Reply by Russ Austin

"FOR SALE.  $23,500.  Come and get it.  I'm done."

Lee Martin replied Jun 5, 2015 to Bizarre Oil Leak

9 Jun 5, 2015
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2019 Best Website Award Received

Started by Jason Edge in Chapter Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

Always nice to receive recognition for something you are deeply involved. Here is the Cadillac LaSalle Club best website of 2019 award I just received in the mail. Normally these are received in…Continue

63 coupedebille fuel pump issues

Started by Daniel Grande in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 22 hours ago. 20 Replies

I have a 63 cadillac and I took it to a mechanic for a motor tune up long story short the fuel pump gave out and hes tried twice to order it and he says it didnt fit the original pump is smaller on…Continue

A Before & After Example

Started by Jason Edge in Restoration Discussion on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Since I started cadmium plating the many fasteners and other items from the 55 and counting parts cars I have bought in (1200 lbs worth and counting), I have to say it has really taken the…Continue

Oil leaking out of oil cap breather

Started by mark zimmerman in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by mark zimmerman on Tuesday. 12 Replies

Hi i would like some ideas on this i replaced oil cap breather and pcv valve and still oil  coming out of breather at normal speeds down the road.This has been going on for quiet awhile from the…Continue

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1963 series 62 convertible transmission issue

Posted by Matthew VanDeWater on June 22, 2021 at 3:03pm 1 Comment

Hello I've been restoring a 63 for way to many years. Down to almost done, but have issue with trans linkage, when column in park shift rod 2 inches short. everything original. been trying to find picture of manual rod hooked up from under car to see position of linkage. was wondering if anybody has access for pictures. I wanted to see if my manual linkage is bent  wrong out of the trans if somebody dropped the trans or something. Doesn't make sense why it doesn't work. Thanks for any input…

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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.  …

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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…

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Can you help? Driveshaft Question....

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

Hello!

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…

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