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"A sticking thermostat is a possibility. Had it like that in my old truck. "

Russ Austin replied Apr 20 to Temp Gauge Mystery in my ´63

12 May 3
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"You can get a new antenna mast from    I use them all the time. "

Russ Austin replied Apr 16 to Stuck power antenna

4 Apr 16
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"The compressor wire is a black wire.  On the compressor, one is ground and the other…"

Russ Austin replied Apr 15 to Putting a ls in a 1964 Cadillac and using a sanden 508 ac compressor wiring questions

4 Apr 15
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"Brad, do you have a shop manual?  The electrical section will show you the color of…"

Russ Austin replied Apr 15 to Putting a ls in a 1964 Cadillac and using a sanden 508 ac compressor wiring questions

4 Apr 15
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"I'd bump it back a notch."

Russ Austin replied Apr 2 to Distributor

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"Norman, I would consider replacing the rear lower trailing arm, forward bushing with…"

Russ Austin replied Apr 2 to Transmission tail shaft bushing (s) and seal for 64 with TH400

18 Apr 2
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"Good to know, glad you solved the problem."

Russ Austin replied Mar 31 to ´63 engine knocking 390cui solved :-)

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"I have had to use 2 gaskets on each side.  But, the fit doesnt look perfect, but it…"

Russ Austin replied Mar 28 to Water crossover pipe

11 Mar 29
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"The wiper switch is different from 63 to 64. The difference is the slider lever. 63…"

Russ Austin replied Mar 28 to Wanted: 63/64 wiper motor and wiper switch

2 Mar 28
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"The 2 or 3 pin door jamb switch keeps the circuits separated.   if you out in a sing…"

Russ Austin replied Mar 28 to Back of bench seat rear courtesy light switch

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Chapter Member? Got a 63 or 64 Cadillac for Sale? Let's Run it in the Newsletter!

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 7 hours ago. 4 Replies

One of the new features of recent newsletters is a Member Classified Cars for Sale section.…Continue

vacuum canister

Started by Walt Timmerman in General Discussion. Last reply by Rob Shatsnider 12 hours ago. 15 Replies

what is the vacuum canister for that is behind the drivers front fender?After removing my fender I see its got a hole in the top but nothing is hooked to it and no line is laying there.Any help would…Continue

New Batch of Embroidered Iron-On 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Patches - $4 each

Started by Jason Edge in Chapter Discussion. Last reply by mark zimmerman 17 hours ago. 10 Replies

As noted in our August 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Newsletter:Around 6 years…Continue

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63 coupedebille fuel pump issues

Started by Daniel Grande in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Daniel Grande yesterday. 9 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

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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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