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"The exhaust runs down the left of the frame. That is added weight to the left side.…"

Russ Austin replied on Monday to speculative thinking on stance

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"Kim, I have a light switch if needed.  Send me an email; russ@thecadishack.com  "

Russ Austin replied Jan 20 to Lights switch puller

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Russ Austin replied Jan 17 to Shop open house

4 Jan 17
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"Open house was alot of fun. Cadillacs and hot rods graced the parking lot. Shag ente…"

Russ Austin replied Jan 17 to Shop open house

4 Jan 17
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"I have two (2) wall calendars left. 15.50 plus shipping.  Please email me at  russ@…"

Russ Austin replied Jan 17 to 2022 wall calendars are now available.

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"Depending on the year and body style, you may find new lenses.  Looks to be a conver…"

Russ Austin replied Jan 15 to Interior lights

6 Jan 18
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"The shift pattern is different, so ytou will need the 652 NSS.  However, the 652 wil…"

Russ Austin replied Jan 14 to Swapping the Jetaway for a TH400 what NSS?

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"There will be a Corn Hole tournament with prizes too."

Russ Austin replied Jan 13 to Shop open house

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"Still time to get your 2022 wall calendar. Featuring the 63 64 Cadillac for 15.50 …"

Russ Austin replied Dec 26, 2021 to 2022 wall calendars are now available.

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"The ash tray latch is tedious to adjust, but doable. The dash pad comes off to adjus…"

Russ Austin replied Dec 26, 2021 to 63 passenger ash tray catch

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Timelapse Rebuild of a 1957 Cadillac 365 V-8 Engine

Started by Jason Edge in General Discussion 33 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Saw the link on the CLC forums today and thought I would share to the CLC FB Group. This is a prior generation engine to our 1963-64 390's & 429's but this is a pretty cool time lapse of a…Continue

64 TH400 refresh

Started by Matti Roth in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Matti Roth 2 hours ago. 8 Replies

 Next task with my 64 DeVille project is to check TH400 condition. Gearbox came with the car but was already removed. It is 64 but not possible to say if it is the original to this car as there is no…Continue

need some help: bulb size for dash compartment

Started by Stefan in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kurt yesterday. 4 Replies

Hello everybody,I would like to replace all the burned bulbs in the dash of my ´63 Fleetwood 60 Special and I'm a little confused as I can't find the right sizes in the shop manual. - If I'm wrong,…Continue

Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 299 Replies

I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

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bright beam flashes

Posted by Kim K Kaiser on January 9, 2022 at 12:55pm 5 Comments

HI again,

I have the 63 cdv, with the flash assister on the dash,  

My hi lo beams flash back and forth intermittently.  sometimes they dont start flashing at all, sometimes they will just start flasihing on and off until I hit the button on the floor to get them to stop.  sometimes they sound someone is down there hitting the floor button but the lights dont respond, you can hear the click but nothing happens, as if I have no control over that floor button. I have turned off…

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Map Light

Posted by RIchard Yasenchack on January 1, 2022 at 8:07pm 7 Comments

I have a 63 Cadillac Series 62 convertible.  Can someone post a picture showing what the map light should look like?

Mine is a meta air vent like grating, which just does not look right for a map light.

Thanks in advance.  Rick

Upgrades for the Coupe de Ville

Posted by Kurt on December 24, 2021 at 6:00pm 4 Comments

At long last I finally have power vent windows! I started collecting the parts 3 years ago. The one thing I could not find until recently is the 6 button driver's switch. Jason finally pulled one in and was more than generous with pricing. Thanks Jason! Installing the vent window motors was the easiest part of the project but many other tasks were spawned by this project.

  1. There is a hole in the door panels where the window crank was. I considered putting a hub cap emblem there…
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center bolt size for crankshaft pulley

Posted by Dan Norris on December 6, 2021 at 3:13pm 2 Comments

I need to pull my distributor, and still have the cork in the end of the crankshaft. What is the bolt size needed to thread a bolt in there to be able to turn the motor over with a pull handle and socket to get it to TDC exactly before I pull the distributor out?

Dan

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