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New Tail Light Lenses On Sale

Started Mar 4 0 Replies

For anybody looking for tail light lenses, the clear ones for '64 are on sale right now at McVey's (…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Campbell Jan 21, 2020. 1 Reply

A day late, but I saw a picture of MLK riding through Baltimore in a convertible and after a little research I found a different angle and saw that the car was a black '63 convertible so I had to…Continue

WTB Original Working Horns

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd Nov 2, 2019. 6 Replies

Hi, I've been driving my car around with no working horns for awhile and it's about time I buy some new ones. Looking for some good originals. Everybody else seems to be selling made in Taiwan or…Continue

Beltline weatherstrip fitting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd Sep 19, 2019. 5 Replies

I had purchased some new weatherstripping from Steele Rubber and removed the old beltline weatherstripping that was stapled on. The new weatherstripping has a bunch of tabs on it instead of staples.…Continue


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Chris Codd replied to Jason Edge's discussion Coming in with Parts Car #55!
"Looks like you found a good one! I see somebody snuck on a '64 bumper bucket on the passenger side. Safe travels!"
Jun 7
Chris Codd liked Jason Edge's discussion Coming in with Parts Car #55!
Jun 7
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Purple Streetlight

So apparently new LED streetlights around the country are malfunctioning and turning purple. They make for some fun photos.
May 11
Chris Codd replied to Patrick Westphal's discussion Looking for feedback
"One of our members recently sold his to somebody in Finland for sixteen thousand. A gold convertible in very good driver condition. It was a California car with no rust issues. They're out there. You just have to be patient and find the right…"
May 10
Chris Codd replied to Patrick Westphal's discussion Looking for feedback
"Noticed it's missing the boomerang trim under the headlight on the drivers side. Also it's got Fleetwood filler panels out back and the emblems on the rear quarters aren't present. I think you could pick up a really nice DeVille…"
May 6
Chris Codd liked Karl Schwarz's discussion Cadmium Plated Hood Latch
Apr 30
Chris Codd replied to Cody's discussion Power window speed and adjustments
"Do you have the rubber window bump stop at the top of the vent window? That should keep it from slamming. "
Apr 28
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Apr 26
Chris Codd commented on Mokk's photo

2020 Stripping and Cleaning

"Nice choice. That's gonna look perfect. "
Mar 5
Chris Codd posted a discussion

New Tail Light Lenses On Sale

For anybody looking for tail light lenses, the clear ones for '64 are on sale right now at McVey's ( Lowest price I've seen in awhile. Got the gaskets from Rubber The Right Way. See More
Mar 4
Chris Codd commented on Mokk's photo

2020 Stripping and Cleaning

"It's looking good! What color are you gonna paint it?"
Mar 4
Chris Codd commented on Jason Edge's page Cadillac Dealer 1964 Christmas Accessories Pamphlet
"I wish I could just go an order one of those Eldorado horns. Those things are so hard to find now. "
Feb 15
Chris Codd replied to Ken Stout's discussion Flush mount door handles
"That's a good question. Must have some electronic unlocking device hooked up. It really looks pretty clean. If you do the install, I'd be curious to see how it goes. Good luck!"
Feb 11
Chris Codd replied to Ken Stout's discussion Flush mount door handles
"I believe Kindig-It produced some he used on a '64 that he custom built awhile back and they are available through his website."
Feb 9
Chris Codd liked Jason Edge's discussion Special CPA Project!
Jan 22

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1964 Cadillac DeVille Convertible
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Brakes Went Out

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 8:25am 36 Comments

My '64 Cadillac DeVille had been sitting for awhile while I was travelling this summer and when I came home it had some issues starting. After replacing the plugs and the ignition coil, it was running better than it had in a long time but the brakes were sticking. I noticed the brake pedal was traveling a little farther than usual when slowing down. Soon after I noticed a hissing noise coming from around the brake pedal. Then I lost the brakes pretty much completely. I couldn't find any…


Modernized Stock Radio

Posted on September 13, 2017 at 5:18pm 7 Comments

I've been waiting a long time for somebody to make this so I'm really excited to share it. I've seen people run Aux to the original radio, but this goes way beyond that. You can keep the looks of the stock radio, but with modern amenities like Bluetooth, Aux, and outputs for Amps and Subs. I posted the website and Youtube link to a Cadillac radio below. …


Cowl cap

Posted on December 1, 2016 at 12:21am 8 Comments

Does anybody know what the deal is with the caps under the cowl? I was cleaning out a mouse nest and found that the passenger side cap was cracked open. What are they there for? Does anybody have a replacement for sale?

NOS Hubcaps Bidding War

Posted on August 19, 2015 at 9:53pm 3 Comments

Is anybody else watching this auction? I don't think I've ever seen hubcaps go for prices like this, though I can't recall the last time I saw real, in box, NOS caps. Link below

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At 4:24pm on August 6, 2014, Joe DiIaconi said…

Hi Chris my name is Joe. I was looking in the help topics under A/C stuff & came across your AC problem & was wondering if you got it figured out ?

At 5:01pm on May 1, 2014, Vince Torrano said…

OK so I figured it out the lens come out easy just stuck a bit. I thought it was a burned out bulb but its not. The right side all work but the left side does not blink. Very low light from the turn signal but the corner light on the fender just stays on. Where else should I look?


At 1:58pm on September 1, 2013, Jason Edge said…

Hi Christopher, If you still need an in-car sensor grill you were at the top of my 'needs list' and have a nice one from the last parts car waiting for you. Check your emails. Jason.


At 9:21pm on December 22, 2012, don Mackenzie said…
That was supposed to be Happy!!
At 9:19pm on December 22, 2012, don Mackenzie said…
Thanks Christopher! Hay Holidays to you and your family
At 10:20pm on December 17, 2012, Jason Edge said…

Hey Chris, It was great to meet you and your Grandfather today. I'm glad the convertible body is going to good use.  I just noticed  your Personal Page....very cool.


At 4:40pm on August 19, 2012, Jason Edge said…

Hi Christopher,

Welcome to the new 63/64 Cadillac Site.





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63 rear main seal

Started by Luther in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 5 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hello all , just spent better part of the weekend installing a new rear main seal and pan set on my 63 390 , all though it slowed the leak down considerably , l still have a drip , l used a Felpro…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge yesterday. 0 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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Valve stem seals for 429?

Started by Matti Roth in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Matti Roth on Friday. 7 Replies

Hello!I am rebuilding 429 for 64 DeVille and got Felpro head gasket kit including valve stem seals. Is it recommended to install those even though they are not originally used? O-rings will be…Continue

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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

V.I.N. where?

Posted by Robert Pellow on April 18, 2021 at 1:41pm 6 Comments

Where can I find the V.I.N. on a 63 convertible?  The usual space at the base of the interior windshield on the driver's side has been decimated by weather.

63 Trunk detail

Posted by Bob Pontius on April 8, 2021 at 3:07pm 6 Comments

Jason, I liked the detail and information you have provided. I would like to do mine similar to yours. Can you help? Do you have trunk material? OPGI is sending the trunk product for my 63 Fleetwood. But it does cover the entire trunk as yours was done. If you do not have can you give me a reference? Thanks!! Bob


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