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Links to Automotive Help Topics in Alphabetical Order
1962 Serviceman Bulletins
- 1963 Serviceman Bulletins
- 1964 Serviceman Bulletins
- 1964 Eldorado Survivor's Registry - by Jerry Puma
- AC/Heat: Illustrations and Pictures
- Air Conditioning: Converting to Original A/C from a Non A/C Car
- Air Conditioning: Converting to R134a by Mike Forte
- Air Suspension - How to Choose and Install by Michael Forte

- Alignment: Front-End Alignment Specs for Bias Ply and Radials
- Alternator: Updating the alternator without losing the "Gen" light by Michael Forte
- Ashtrays: How to Open 1963 Passenger Side Ash Tray (video by Kurt Edmiston)
- Auto Transporting Source - All State To State Auto Transport
- Ball Joint (Front Upper) Replacement
- Battery: Example 1964 Battery and Battery Hold Down Hardware Pictures
- Battery: Original Battery and Battery Cable Article in Sept 2013 Newsletter
- Battery Cables Revisited - December 2023 Updates on New Better Replacement Cable
Battery Shield, (Battery Acid Radiator Support Shield, 1964 Cadillac): Discussion, Specs, Pictures
- Body Name Plate (ID Plate on top left of firewall near cowl)
- Body: Sheet Metal Tolerances
- Body Styles and VIN #'s
Brake Booster Push Rod Adjustment
- Brake Illustrations and Pictures
- Brakes: Jason Edge Brake Project
- Brocures for Cadillacs, Etc
- Bumper: 1963 & 1964 Front Bumper End Differences
- Bumper: Front Bumper Illustrations and Pictures
- Bumper: Rear Bumper Illustrations and Pictures

- Cadillac Database
- Cadillac History - Clark Street Assembly (Detroit Assembly) - Wikipedia Article
Cadillac History - Clark St Assembly Plant Write-Up by Gerry Wright & Vintage Pictures
- Cadillac History - Clark St & Fleetwood Plant Closing Article (1987)
- Cadillac History - Clark St Plant to be Repurposed (2015)
- Cadillac History - Clark St Assembly Plant Article
Cadillac History - Fleetwood Metal Body Company
- Cadillac History - Henry Leland (Founder of Cadillac & Lincoln) Article on Hagerty Site
- Camshaft, Aftermarket - Source and Specs
- Car Conditions - 6 Pt Scale - Hagerty Article
- Carburetors used in 1963 & 1964
- Carburetor - Carter AFB Shim and Idle Spoil Ports
- Carburetor - Edelbrock 1406 & 1411 Installation Summary
- Carburetor - Rochester 4GC Service Information 
- Carpets Used in 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs  
- Check Valve on Insulator Board - Testing Article 
- Check Valve on Insulator Board - Testing Video 
Check Valve Repair
- Cigar Lighter Fuse Repair  
- Coil Spring and Suspension Standing Height Specs
- Convertible "quarter window filler" Seals - Sourced from Steele Rubber for other GM Makes

- Convertible Rear Plastic Window - De-Yellowing by Jaye Coppenhaver     
- Convertible Top Manual
- Courtesy Lights - Testing 3 Door Jamb Switch Contacts in a 1964 Coupe/Convertible
- Cranking - Starting System Basics
- Cruise Control - Misc. Illustrations and Pictures
- Dash Illustrations and Pictures
- Dash Pad Removal
- Dash Pad Renewal Tip by Clovis
- Dip Stick Tube, Oil: Removing from Engine Block Without Damaging
Door and Rear Qtr Assembly Illustrations
- Door Boot Repair
- Door Lock Knobs Used  
- Door Panel Clips (Fastener Nails) by Karl Schwarz
- Drilling Broken Exhaust Bolt with Hard Metal Drill Bit
- Driveshaft - Center Bearing - Replacement
- Driveshaft - CV Joint Repair
- Driveshaft - Testing the Driveshaft

Driveshafts used in 1963 & 1964

- Eldorado Biarritz - Fleetwood Eldorado: What’s In a Name?
- Engine and Engine Component Weight
- Engine and Transmission Facts - differences from 62 to 63 to 64 to 65
- Engine Break In Procedures (per Association of Engine Rebuilders)
- Engine Paint Colors 
- Engine Painting Tips 
- Engine Paint: Bill Hirsch vs Seymour Cadillac Blue
Engine Priming After Rebuild and Before Cranking to Break In

- Engine Rebuild: Jason Edge Engine Rebuild and Other Project      
- Engine Unit Number - Decoded and Defined  
- Ethanol Free Gas Stations in US and Canada
- Ethanol in Gasoline for Collector Cars Explained
Exhaust: Example Pictures and Illustrations
- Exhaust Manifolds (Removing) 
- Exterior Body and Trim Part Illustrations
- Factory Installed Equipment Percentages for 1963 and 1964 Cadillacs
- Fans: Radiator Fans Used on 1963 and 1964 Cadillacs
- Fender Skirt Seal Replacement by Ron Perry

- Fender Skirt Seal Replacement Addendum
- Fenders - 1963 & 1964 Cadillac Fender Differences
- FiTech Fuel Injection Installation Tips by Clovis
- Fluid Capacity Chart 
- Frame Information from 1964 Cadillac Shop Manual
- Front Engine Cover and Oil Pump Misc Pictures
- Fuel Filters - Different Types Used
- Fuel Pump Problem - Valves Not Staked in Place
- Fuel Spillage - Serviceman Bulletin Correction Procedure  

- Gas Tank: Jason Edge Gas Tank Project 
- General Specifications for 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs
- GM Heritage Center (for build list / build sheet, spec manual, etc, for your car)
- GM Heritage Info Packets (data book, spec manual, owners manual, ama specs)
- Ground Strap Locations

- Harmonic Balancer - Bolt for Installation
- Harmonic Balancer - Removing (Video)
- Harmonic Balancer Prep - Including Installing Repair Sleeve
- Headlights - T-3 Headlight History
- Heat Riser Operation - Testing
- Hood - Discussion on Lowering Raised Hood
Hood to Cowl Seal Restoration by Jason Edge
Hood to Radiator Shroud Seal Installation by Jason Edge
- Horns Used in 1963 & 1964 
- Horns: 1964 Standard 3 Horn Setup  
Horns: 1964 Eldorado Three Horn Setup
Horns: 1964 Four Horn Setup With Optional "896" Eldorado Horn
Horns: Installing Optional Eldorado Horn on 1964 Cadillac by Jason Edge

- Hose Clamps: Replacing Worm Gear Clamps with Tower Clamps  
- Hubcaps (Wheel Covers) for Cadillac Only  
- Hubcaps (Wheel Covers): Pictures of Different GM Makes and Years  
- Ignition Advance - Engine, Vacuum and Centrifugal Distributor Advance
- Ignition Switches - Hot Wiring and Attaching Aftermarket Ignition Switch
- Intake Manifold - Choke Tube Replacement
- Interior Trim Codes, Illustrations, etc.

- Jason Edge Engine Rebuild and Other Project
Judging: CLC Judging Summary

- Leather & Vinyl Repair
Maintenance Schedule: Engine Oil Change and Viscosity & Maintenance Intervals
- Mirrors: Example Pictures & Illustrations 
- Mirrors: Installation Holes for RH Mirror

- Neutral Safety Switches: Function and Different Switches Used in 1963 and 1964
- Octane Rating Information
Oil: API Engine Oil Service Classification
Oil: Engine Oil Change and Viscosity & Maintenance Intervals
- Oil Filler Cap Reproduction and Restoration
- Oil Viscosity Explained
- Original Cadillac Ads & Literature

- Paint Chip Cross Reference Codes - 1963 Cadillac   
- Paint Chip Cross Reference Codes - 1964 Cadillac  
Paint Chips for 63 & 64 Cadillacs 
Paint - Interior Paint Source, TCB Global
- Park Avenue: 1961 to 1963 Short Deck Body Style Stats
- Pertronix Ignitor Ignition & Flamethrower I, II, and III Comparison 
- Pertronix II & Flamethrower II Installation by Anders 
- Power Steering Pump & Pulley Pictures & Illustrations  
- Price and Production Totals by Year and Body Style   
- Radio: Bench Testing an AM-FM Radio  
- Radio Belt - A Good Replacement for am/fm
- Rear End Differentials: Gear Ratios, Controlled Differentials and Speedometer Gears     
- Rear End Differential Leaks - See reply from Tony Albarella
- Rear Main Seal Oil Leak Fix with Bearing Cap Modification
Relay Testing, Power Window for 1964 Cadillacs
- Resistance Wire Removal or Replacement
Rubber Masticated Shields, Installing to Metal with Short Thick Staples (hood to radiator shroud example)
- Rubber Parts, Rubber Seals, Weather Stripping Example Pictures
- Seat and Seatbelt Illustrations and Pictures    
- Seat Belt Fabric Length
- Seat Transmission - Cleaning the 6-Way and 4-Way Seat Transmissions
- Seatbelts, Rear: Example Pictures from 1964 Sedan de Ville

- Shipping Engines:
- Shop Manuals: Create the Ultimate Work Bench Companion
- Spark Plug Heat Range
- Speedometer Gear (HydraMatic) Housing Leak Fix
- Stabilizer/Anti-Sway Bar from 75 Series Used on other Body Styles
- Starters Used in 1963 and 1964
- Starting - Cranking System Basics

- Steering Wheel & Column Illustrations and Pictures
- Steering Wheel Restoration
- Suspension, Front and Rear - Illustrations & Pictures
- Suspension Standing Height and Coil Spring Specs

(1963) Tail Light / Backup Light Replacement Instructions by Karl Schwarz
- 1963 Tail Lamp Restoration Tips by Jason Edge
Tail Lamp / Tail Light Assembly Illustration and Example Pictures 
- Tail Lamp Testing from the Back Trunk Wall Connector
- Thermostat Basics from NAPA Website
- Tilt Column Conversion

- Tilt Column Addendum to 1963 Cadillac Shop Manual  
- Tire Size Calculator (for Radials)

- Tires: Original Tires and Rims (Wheels) used on 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs   
- Transmission: 1963 Motor Trend Article on the new Turbo Hydramatic  
- Transmission, Drive Plate, Flexplate Pictures
- Transmission: Jason Edge Transmission Project  
- Trunk Cardboard Spatter Paint Recreation   
- Trunk Compartment Example Pictures, Etc  
- Trunk: Vacuum Power Trunk Release and Mechanical Pull Down Components 
- Turn Signal Indicator Removal  
- Turn Signal Indicator & Extension Illustration and Example Pictures   
- Twilight Sentinel (automatic headlight on/off option) Pictures & Illustrations  

- Vacuum Advance Discussion and Reference to Self Starter Article by John Washburn
- Vacuum Schematics and Pictures
- Vent Windows - Adding Power Vent Windows to a car that came with Manual Vent Windows
- Vibration: Shimming the Rear Transmission to Reduce Vibration
- Vibration: Testing the Rear Driveshaft for Worn Out Rear CV Joints Which Cause Vibration
- VIN #'s and Body Styles
- VIN: Where's the VIN?
- Vinyl Top Availability

- Water Pumps: Were Aluminum from the Factory 
- Weight of Car by Body Style
Window Channel - Modifying a new Convertible Door Window Channel to fit a Coupe
- Windshield or Back Glass Trim Removal
- Windshield Washer Reservoir Repair by Jason Edge
- Windshields Used in 1963 & 1964
- Wiring & Electrical Schematics and Pictures


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Comment by Jason Edge on January 24, 2014 at 7:24am

Just bumping our Help Topics page up. Be sure and check it out to see what topics have been addressed. If you have addition Help Topics you want covered and/or want to submit your own, post it as a message and send me an email to and I will add a link on our Help Topics page.

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