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"Brake fluid on the shoes will cause the brakes to grab. "

Russ Austin replied May 31 to Very sensitive brakes.

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"Camber is adjusted by the big nut looking thing under the upper ball joint. Be caref…"

Russ Austin replied May 27 to Adjusting front camber

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"Go with the part that is available right now. "

Russ Austin replied May 27 to Glove Box lock

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"I have a glove box lock in my hands, but I am taking it to a car I am repairing this…"

Russ Austin replied May 26 to Glove Box lock

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"Dont worry about undercutting anyone. You charge what you think is fair.  I charge 5…"

Russ Austin replied May 25 to Anyone have a good driveshaft for a 63 Eldorado?

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"Did the fan work before?  Of course you should push the fuse in all the way. Check f…"

Russ Austin replied May 25 to Heater blower power

2 May 26
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"That is myself. I have new sliders for the 63.  email me at "

Russ Austin replied May 25 to Replacement slider with pin that usually breaks Neutral Switch

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"63 series 60 Special."

Russ Austin replied May 13 to June Newsletter Teaser

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"The throttle rod mount bracket on the fire wall is what they are talking about.  If…"

Russ Austin replied May 12 to Tv rod adjustment question.

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"Just came across this, good read.  Avoid These Gasket Application Mistakes – Gluegun…"

Russ Austin replied May 2 to transmission dip stick tube

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622 nss 63 tilt

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kim K Kaiser 6 hours ago. 5 Replies

Previously, i mentioned the  bu lights didnt work, and conversatiin went to nss.   Mine has the two jumped wire bypass so car will go in drive/start.Got the switch out and the outer tract plastic is…Continue

Timing chain help

Started by Cody in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 20 hours ago. 3 Replies

I have the front of my engine taken apart to replace the timing chain and gears. According to the manual it says to remove the cam gear and chain together then the crank gear.I can’t for the life of…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 22 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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Organizing For Sale?

Started by Anders in Suggestion Box. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 1 Reply

Been looking on the For Sale forum. Not sure if possible or not, but it might be good if there would be sub-forums so cars go in one area and maybe spares could be sorted in a way as well. No idea…Continue

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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.  …


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…


Can you help? Driveshaft Question....

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


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…


Thank you Kurt re: VIN location

Posted by Robert Pellow on April 19, 2021 at 1:07pm 0 Comments

I just wanted to say a thank you to Kurt for steering me to the tech tips page on V.I.N. locations.  Excellent information.  Thanks a bundle.

Robert Pellow


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