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"I have a core that will need to be professionally rebuilt. It needs a good sonic cle…"

Russ Austin replied Jun 25 to HELP! Need replacement Carb: Carter AFB. 3655S

8 Jun 25
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"Thats a cast in flange."

Russ Austin replied Jun 23 to 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues

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"Take the cam gear and chain off the cam. The chain should drop down off the crank ge…"

Russ Austin replied Jun 19 to Timing chain help

3 Jun 19
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"There are 2 versions of fuel pumps used. Both work as advertised. the pump on the bo…"

Russ Austin replied Jun 17 to 63 coupedebille fuel pump issues

20 Jun 23
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"The choke tube draws in fresh air through the bottom of the tube, and the tube openi…"

Russ Austin replied Jun 17 to 64 deville choke heat tube

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"Tony, my rear main seal started leaking, so I can not claim a drip free rear main se…"

Russ Austin replied Jun 14 to 63 rear main seal

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"Did you compare the new seal to the old seal?  Last time I checked a few years ago,…"

Russ Austin replied Jun 14 to 63 rear main seal

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"If you dont know the age of the battery cables, just replace them.  At the ignition…"

Russ Austin replied Jun 9 to 1964 Eldorado Convertible stalls while driving.

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"Mark, send me an email and I will reply with the factory template.   russ85747@hotma…"

Russ Austin replied Jun 5 to RH Passenger Door Mirror Installation - New Holes Needed in Door

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"This is caused by excessive piston blow by. The piston rings are worn allowing too m…"

Russ Austin replied Jun 5 to Oil leaking out of oil cap breather

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Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 2 minutes ago. 275 Replies

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

Tags: classic cadillac parts, classiccadillacparts

Dash Grille - Adhesive?

Started by Chris McBride in General Discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

This dash grille likes to vacation from the dashboard.  Is it properly secured with an adhesive and, if so, what adhesive?  If so, what type?  If not, how is it secured?Thank you.…Continue

Wiper Blades for a '63?

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 17 hours ago. 3 Replies

Is there anything special about the wiper blades I should use on my '63 Series 62 convertible? I have the original arms with the original blade brackets. I got Anco N-18R blades that should fit. I…Continue

Resistance wire removal or replacement

Started by Anders in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 20 hours ago. 38 Replies

Resistance wire removal or replacement.If installing an electronic ignition system the resistance wire most likely has to be removed or bypassed. There are several ways to do this and the solution…Continue

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Rumble Sound at 55-60 mph

Posted by Ray Schick on September 20, 2021 at 10:45pm 6 Comments

64 Coupe DeVille , while driving at 55-60 mph I have a oscillating rumble sound . Steering wheel does not shake or vibrate . Transmission mount looks good .Tires were replaced 2 years ago balanced and rebalanced recently. Axel bearings were just replaced, rear differential assembly was just replaced with a Posi track ,pinion bearings good. Fresh gear lube. Driveshaft checked and balanced the other day ,new center bearing installed and new bearing carrier assembly too. Trying to figure this…


1963 series 62 convertible transmission issue

Posted by Matthew VanDeWater on June 22, 2021 at 3:03pm 1 Comment

Hello I've been restoring a 63 for way to many years. Down to almost done, but have issue with trans linkage, when column in park shift rod 2 inches short. everything original. been trying to find picture of manual rod hooked up from under car to see position of linkage. was wondering if anybody has access for pictures. I wanted to see if my manual linkage is bent  wrong out of the trans if somebody dropped the trans or something. Doesn't make sense why it doesn't work. Thanks for any input…


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…




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