OK. It has been while since we had trivia and thought I would throw something at you out of my last Cadmium plating batch. I am always throwing things into these batches, sometimes just for kicks & grins. Well, here is a piece I just got back.

Name the part or describe where it goes for that elusive 1963/64 Cadillac Trivia Cigar!

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it's a ball joint stud, outside of its socket.  
if you see this, you have had a bad day, because it came apart.
on older cars, they were removeable on adjustable drag links, im not sure if that applies to 63 model year, but you could remove them on my 57

Mark, I’m  reaching for that cigar… but first: Where does it go?

based on the length, it's probably the upper rear end joint.  I never changed one.

Bingo! It is the rear upper spherical (ball) joint stud attached to rear upper control yoke (arm) that in term attaches to differential. It is a big guy using a a  9/16"-18 top lock nut on the end. 

MARK .... HAVE A CIGAR!!!

Jason 

You  look very good and  healthy in that photo 

Looks like you have been out in the Sun a bit 

I been told — you can’t be too rich — too thin — or too tan 

Enjoy 

I like the vintage 1993 Boston t shirt.

Yep, picked that up at the 2013 CLC Grand National in Boston.

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