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Engine remanufacturer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Apr 29. 13 Replies

All,after being on my first outing my 1963 has a broken engine bearing and I have decided at this point to do a full engine remanufacture. Do you have any experience or recommendations for…Continue

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Indoor car cover

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kurt Feb 10. 1 Reply

What are you using as car cover for indoors only and where did you get it?I just got a car cover from Car Covers Factory that’s supposed to fit my 63 Eldorado Biarritz but it doesn’t. Working on…Continue

Leather seats cleaning and maintenance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniela Feb 2. 4 Replies

Hi, what are you using on your leather seats for deep cleaning and maintenance. I heard saddle soap and conditioner is a good option. Open for recommendations from the more experienced.ThanksContinue

Gas additive recommendations

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniela Jan 19. 6 Replies

What is the best gas additive to use? It’s time to get my first gas fill up and I was wondering what the best additives are (my dad is a collector in Germany and therefore I can‘t really ask him - he…Continue

 

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Jason Edge replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"I had a customer come from Tennessee and pick up a rear end from my this week and we got to talking and he said he had had his engine rebuilt by Jasper a few year and a few thousand miles ago. My ears popped up since I had just ready some negative…"
Apr 29
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"Sounds like a good plan Enjoy "
Apr 20
Daniela replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"Tony, I will let keep you all up to date. I was at Almar today. They are a nice medium size garage doing full car restorations - this was a recommendation of a different classic car garage that didn’t have space/man power left to work on my…"
Apr 19
Daniela replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"Thank you, Les! I will definitely contact them!"
Apr 19
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"Daniela  I was thinking speed shop myself if they would take on the rebuild when you first posted There attention to detail would be ( should be ) a cut above what other shops could even offer there customers If you find them reasonably…"
Apr 19
Les Eastling replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"Daniela, my son had an engine rebuilt by Beal Racing Engines in Thomasville, NC. Even though they specialize in racing engines, they do work on most anything. My son had a Pontiac 455 engine rebuilt, and some enhancements to it for more hp, but…"
Apr 19
Daniela replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"Thank you!"
Apr 18
Jason Edge replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"Daniela, If no one has a suggestion or reference you might try contacting EGGE Auto Parts. They are a know source for quality engine rebuild parts and think they would be a prominent supplier for qualit rebuilders. You might ask them for…"
Apr 18
Daniela replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"Thank you, Mark! That’s exactly why I posted here to get input from all those a lot more experienced than me."
Apr 18
Mark S Anderson replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"i would not under any circumstance use a Jasper engine, unless you have assurance that YOUR engine and only your engine will come back to you.   Jasper is basically a sweatshop, I use them for fleet vehicles and they have very poor quality…"
Apr 18
Daniela replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"Hi Tony, No the reman is my decision. Discussed it with my dad and since the engine has to be taken apart anyways and it is still the original we came to the decision it’s just the best time to do the complete overhaul. More to prevent…"
Apr 18
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"How was it  established you need your engine rebuilt due to having a  bad bearing ? Enjoy "
Apr 18
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Daniela's discussion Engine remanufacturer
"Daniela  I feel so bad you had a  major engine problem with your 63 Cadillac so soon after just getting it in your life  Being you are in NC I am sure you will get the best possible advice for services in your area as our sites web…"
Apr 18
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Engine remanufacturer

All,after being on my first outing my 1963 has a broken engine bearing and I have decided at this point to do a full engine remanufacture. Do you have any experience or recommendations for Remanufacturers?So far I have been in contact with Jasper's.I am in Charlotte, NC.ThanksDanielaSee More
Apr 18
Daniela liked Daniela's discussion Indoor car cover
Feb 10
Kurt replied to Daniela's discussion Indoor car cover
"I have a Coverite Bondtech Size F. My car is in the garage too so this is just a dust cover for which it works great. They do have higher end, multiple layer covers too but this one serves its purpose. I got mine at Pep Boys but you might find them…"
Feb 10

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Eldorado Biarritz
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
33117
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
Yes

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At 11:37am on January 12, 2021, Jason Edge said…

Daniela, Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website.

This site is hosted by the CLC (Cadillac LaSalle Club) 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter. It is great to have another Chapter Member join us on the 63/64 Cadillac Website. I  hope to see you on our next Virtual Chapter Meet-Up via Zoom on Feb 7!

Be sure and check out all the links and pages and make yourself at home. The Help Page at www.help.6364cadillac.com will have links to many useful articles and information about our Cadillacs.

 
 
 

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

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

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Happy Father's Day!

Started by Jason Edge in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 16 hours ago. 1 Reply

Happy Father's Day to my dad, Sam Edge. He was there in the beginning with…Continue

622 nss 63 tilt

Started by Kim K Kaiser in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 yesterday. 7 Replies

Previously, i mentioned the  bu lights didnt work, and conversatiin went to nss.   Mine has the two jumped wire bypass so car will go in drive/start.Got the switch out and the outer tract plastic is…Continue

Timing chain help

Started by Cody in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 on Saturday. 3 Replies

I have the front of my engine taken apart to replace the timing chain and gears. According to the manual it says to remove the cam gear and chain together then the crank gear.I can’t for the life of…Continue

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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.  …

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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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Can you help? Driveshaft Question....

Posted by Chris on May 30, 2021 at 8:55am 1 Comment

Hello!

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…

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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

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