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Opening the hood

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tosh Dickenson May 12. 3 Replies

I'm having problems opening my hood on the Cadillac, I have to use a piece of wood to slide the latch over,am I missing a piece that protrudes in front of the grill.Help.   Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Anthony Boles's blog post Electrical
"Do clean you major ground that goes from the battery negative terminal to the frame of the car located under the battery tray to improve electrical performance of the car  Enjoy "
Aug 8
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Anthony Boles's blog post Electrical
"Cleaning the grounds— as a general rule—  will bring many things in our cars electrical systems back to life at no expense  — so always do that first  Ground contacts  go bad from the cars age and exposer tho…"
Aug 8
Mark S Anderson commented on Anthony Boles's blog post Electrical
"The most likely cause is a bad regulator ground.  The upper contacts in the regulator are the ones which control the voltage.  The way this is achieved is by connecting a magnetic coil in parallel with the field winding circuit, which…"
Aug 8
Jason Edge commented on Anthony Boles's blog post Electrical
"In addition to checking the other connections, check voltage regulator ground... make sure it is well grounded to radiator support, and radiator support is grounded to main battery ground cable via the short jumper ground pigtail seen in 2nd picture…"
Aug 8
Russ Austin commented on Anthony Boles's blog post Electrical
"Is this a recurring problem? The connections need to be clean and tight for everything to work together. "
Aug 8
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Electrical

My 1964 Cadillac electrical system is running around 17 volt which is to high,the alternator, battery and the voltage regulator was replaced but the voltage is still to high, could it be the pig tail that plugs into the voltage regulator. See More
Aug 8
Tosh Dickenson replied to Anthony Boles's discussion Opening the hood
"I have a really hard time reaching my latch through the grill with my fat fingers.  I put a notch in a piece of oak wood that hooks the little latch and makes opening must easier.  My next step is to put another notch in the piece that…"
May 12
Jason Edge replied to Anthony Boles's discussion Opening the hood
"I have the hood latch lever, as seen below that bolts to the lower hood latch assembly for $15, including the two bolts and nut strip, and can ship to US for $8 for a total of $23. Shoot me a PayPal to jasonedge@nc.rr.com and will  have one in…"
May 12
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Anthony Boles's discussion Opening the hood
"Could someone sell this gentleman the part he needs or a hood latch assembly ? Enjoy "
May 11
Anthony Boles posted a discussion

Opening the hood

I'm having problems opening my hood on the Cadillac, I have to use a piece of wood to slide the latch over,am I missing a piece that protrudes in front of the grill.Help.   See More
May 11
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Anthony Boles's blog post No Title
" Anthony They do not make a replacement for that boot so you will have to find a used one which I believe could be a difficult task A second best thing to do would be to cover the wires in black electrical tape if you like ( or not )  That…"
May 9
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I'm looking for the rubber boot that's on the driver's side door covering the wires 

I'm looking for the rubber boot that's on the driver's side door covering the wires See More
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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 deville
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
30796
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
Yes

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Electrical

Posted on August 8, 2020 at 5:46pm 5 Comments

My 1964 Cadillac electrical system is running around 17 volt which is to high,the alternator, battery and the voltage regulator was replaced but the voltage is still to high, could it be the pig tail that plugs into the voltage regulator. 

I'm looking for the rubber boot that's on the driver's side door covering the wires 

Posted on May 9, 2020 at 9:08am 1 Comment

I'm looking for the rubber boot that's on the driver's side door covering the wires 

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Driver side door panel removal

Posted on June 16, 2018 at 9:32am 2 Comments

How is the door panel taken off to access the wiring harness 

Driver side door panel removal

Posted on June 16, 2018 at 8:16am 0 Comments

How is the door panel taken off to access the wiring harness 

 
 
 

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Edelbrock 1406 Carburetor + Parts For Conversion For Sale

Started by Ian Osborne in For Sale. Last reply by Ian Osborne 3 hours ago. 7 Replies

Gentlemen,After 31 years I have sold my '63 convertible. Long story short is I got a price I believe was very respectable considering the market right now. That and I am moving on to finish my other…Continue

Radio restoration

Started by Joe DiIaconi in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Joe DiIaconi 3 hours ago. 3 Replies

I had my 1964 radio restored a few years ago and now it's not working correctly. Can anyone recommend a reputable place to have it restored again?Continue

Contact Looking for 1963 Coupe de Ville with VIN 63J037220

Started by Jason Edge in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 4 hours ago. 4 Replies

I have a contact that is trying to track down a 1963 Cadillac Coupe de Ville with VIN # 63J037220 that was owned by her father (huge sentimental value). The car was sold to a man in Pompano Beach, FL…Continue

63 Caddy Sedan Deville For Sale

Started by Bob Ricks in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion yesterday. 0 Replies

Email me for more info.  bob@drkshark.comContinue

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1964 Cadillac Fleetwood sixty special / transmission dipstick needed

Posted by Pablo on September 20, 2020 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

How are you doing folks, I’m looking for a transmission dipstick, any info I will appreciated, thank you very much

1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge

Posted by Steven on September 16, 2020 at 9:23am 1 Comment

Hello,

 Does anyone know were I can buy a 1963 Cadillac hood driver side hinge or is there any other hinge that would fit? 

Thanks

Steven

Bad Guage?

Posted by Karl Schwarz on August 26, 2020 at 3:08pm 5 Comments

So I am troubleshooting my fuel gauge issue. I bought a new sender and tested it. It  it goes from 1-ohm (empty) to 35-ohm (full). When I test it (outside the tank), when the float is in the up (full) position it only moves the gauge to about 1/2 full. When at the bottom (empty) position the gauge shows empty. This is the same issue I have when I fill and then use the gas in the tank - the gauge never reads ore than half full. Based on what I've read on this thread it would seem like the…

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I have been working on a website-----www.fritzsautorepair.com-----

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