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"Is the valve cover leaking, or the oil pressure sending unit?"

Russ Austin replied Oct 16 to Rear main Follow up replacement and repair,,

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"Not sure if it was a special order or a dealership install.  I would rather not have…"

Russ Austin replied Oct 14 to Got a new toy

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Reply by Jason Edge

"Look at the dip stick, It should say hydromatic on the metal extension."

Russ Austin replied Oct 14 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

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"Robert, what is the shifter lever pattern in the car? Just want to verify you do ind…"

Russ Austin replied Oct 12 to Hydra-Matic with some problems

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"Forgot to mention that you will need to use high temp vacuum grease between the 2 ha…"

Russ Austin replied Oct 11 to Had to replace A/C Mode Damper Actuator

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"You can JB weld that resistor together.   To fix the vacuum valve, drill the rivet h…"

Russ Austin replied Oct 10 to Had to replace A/C Mode Damper Actuator

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"Move the fuse box out of the way. "

Russ Austin replied Oct 8 to Had to replace A/C Mode Damper Actuator

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"KIm, the engine is not damaged, so no harm done. What counts is that you are doing t…"

Russ Austin replied Oct 7 to rear main leak

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"I looked at a 64 end cap, and it does have that oil drain. I don't have my lap top r…"

Russ Austin replied Oct 6 to rear main leak

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"Strange that the 63 book does not mention using the tool to insert the rear main sea…"

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STEERING GEAR

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Mark S Anderson 1 hour ago. 12 Replies

IN addition to the main seal leak,,which i am going to tackle again tomorrow,i also have a leak in what seems to be the steering gear.  I have checked to connections from the pump, and its dry on…Continue

What front springs to use to level car back out after an LS swap?

Started by Richard Biele in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 8 hours ago. 0 Replies

I see other members have put LS engines into their cars. I am wondering what springs you put in afterwards. I cannot determine the height due to the car having a front end fire (how I ended up with…Continue

2020 Cadillac calendars.

Started by Russ Austin in General Discussion 11 hours ago. 0 Replies

I just got in the 2020 Classic Cadillac calendars.  12 months of 63-64…Continue

Henry Leland- founder of Cadillac and Lincoln

Started by Kurt in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 22 hours ago. 2 Replies

Here's a good article about Henry Leland. I had heard bits & pieces of his story over the years but didn't know all these details.…Continue

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driveshaft help

Posted by wayne weaver on October 9, 2019 at 4:41pm 1 Comment

can anyone help me with a driveshaft ? I have a 1963 Cadillac 62 series 4dr with the hydro-matic trans. I need the male splined shaft on the front of the rear driveshaft section. the piece with the nut attached by clip.id be willing to buy a shaft if its not horribly priced.

Dash removal

Posted by Jake Mickley on October 9, 2019 at 12:06am 9 Comments

Hello everyone,

On a 63 CDV, if a guy wanted to remove the entire dash to get all the metal painted, and do some other things behind there, how would he go about doing that?  I checked here and the shop manual, but can't find a complete guide.

As always, and help or direction is appreciated.  Thanks!

--Jake

Introducing myself

Posted by Gary Marchand on October 7, 2019 at 9:32pm 8 Comments

Thanks for letting me join the club.  Picked up this ‘64 Coupe Deville a few months ago out of Beverly MA, the car has few stickers on it from various Cadillac clubs, didn’t know if anyone might recognize it from it’s “Glory days.” Everything seems pretty healthy except for the body and some very Mickey Mouse repairs, was wondering if anyone had any leads on…

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Carter AFB carburetor question

Posted by Ray Schick on October 7, 2019 at 8:29pm 8 Comments

3655S carb, and a 3656S carb .I know the difference is one is for A/C and the other in for a non A/C car . Now the question is : can I use the carb bowl from the A/C car on the non A/C car ? They look the same set up next to each other

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