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Russ Austin replied 8 hours ago to wanted balast tube for guide eye amp

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"They do not fit. Many have tried. They fit 65 and up 429."

Russ Austin replied yesterday to Sanders shorty headers for the 63-64

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Reply by Tony and Ginny 429

"How much oil are you putting in the car?  Max is 5 quarts, regardless of the dip sti…"

Russ Austin replied Nov 29 to Rear main Follow up replacement and repair,,

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"Nice gem, and at a good fair market price."

Russ Austin replied Nov 29 to 1963 funeral Hearst for sale. Not mine

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"Tim, I have a few 63 rear center sections that need to have the minor dings hammered…"

Russ Austin replied Nov 28 to 63 Bumper issues

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Reply by Jason Edge

"Tim, talk to a chrome shop that specializes in bumper repair.   Also contact this gu…"

Russ Austin replied Nov 28 to 63 Bumper issues

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"Just got another booklet in.  York, PA  A 63 CDV.  Booklet is in great condition.  …"

Russ Austin replied Nov 18 to 63 owner protection plan books by state

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"Never loan your car to a movie studio. The staff don't care about your car, actors d…"

Russ Austin replied Nov 18 to Movie Star Cars.

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"Bummer, I noticed that my piece is cracked."

Russ Austin replied Nov 17 to Rear License Plate Surround

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Tail pipe black stuff!

Started by Lambert Ross in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Lambert Ross 20 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 1 hour 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

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wanted balast tube for guide eye amp

Started by maurice lapoiinte in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 8 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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