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What years of booster will bolt on without making bigger holes?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Osborne Feb 7, 2020. 6 Replies

My drum brakes were working well and dumb me wanted to install disk brake for safety!  Now I need a bigger booster to back up the new disk brakes.  I don’t want a aftermarket one.  So I am looking…Continue

How to adjust strut rod.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Schneider Feb 2, 2020. 8 Replies

I have and read the book. I don’t understand how to measure for adjustment.  Any help would be great. Thanks Dave Continue

What color should I paint the steering linkage?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Aug 30, 2019. 1 Reply

I am changing out worn front ent parts. New springs and shocks.  What color was the A frame and tie rod linkage from the factory? Flat black or gloss black? Thanks DaveContinue

 

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Dave Schneider replied to Michael Vogler's discussion My new ride, and anti-theft recommendations.
"I ran a wire from the coil to distributor side to a switch and then to ground. This grounds the coil and no chance of hot wiring it. "
Dec 9, 2020
Charles Fares and Dave Schneider are now friends
May 30, 2020
Dave Schneider replied to Dan Benck's discussion Anyone attempt to replace convertible top yourself?
"I put a top on a 57 Chevrolet when I was 18. It worked well. "
Apr 6, 2020
Dave Schneider and Doug Scarrow are now friends
Mar 25, 2020
Dave Schneider replied to Ben Roberts's discussion Recommended rebuilder for 63 Convertible's brake booster?
"Karps Brakes in Upland, Ca did both of my cars. 909 985-0800"
Feb 11, 2020
Ian Osborne replied to Dave Schneider's discussion What years of booster will bolt on without making bigger holes?
"Yeah, you'll never get the air out of the system with the bleeder valve at the bottom. That's what happens when they're on the wrong side. I'd say ask me how I know but the truth is I heard from a friend who did this and made a…"
Feb 7, 2020
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Dave Schneider's discussion What years of booster will bolt on without making bigger holes?
"Dave  Glad to here you fixed the problem and the brakes are sound  Enjoy "
Feb 7, 2020
Dave Schneider replied to Dave Schneider's discussion What years of booster will bolt on without making bigger holes?
"I found time to flip the calipers around today. They are marked right and left.  I had the right on the passenger side and left on the driver side. I now have the right on the driver side and left on passenger side. My brakes now work well. I…"
Feb 7, 2020
Dave Schneider replied to Dave Schneider's discussion What years of booster will bolt on without making bigger holes?
"Thanks to all! I think I found my problem.  The bleed valves on the calipers are at the bottom and should be on top. They are marked right and left. I don’t know how they went on wrong! Old age I guess. I will flip them around and report…"
Feb 5, 2020
Dave Schneider replied to Dave Schneider's discussion What years of booster will bolt on without making bigger holes?
"Thanks Tony!  Yes it was dumb!  But done. I want to stick with a GM booster.  I purchased the kit used for $100. (No booster). Stock wheel work on this kit. I know that a large stock bolt in Cadillac booster is what I need but what I…"
Feb 3, 2020
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Dave Schneider's discussion What years of booster will bolt on without making bigger holes?
" Dave Contact your disc brake kit supplier for their  suggestions  Many of the kits come with a booster and Master cylinder for the kits purposes  There are proportional adjustable valves that I know have been used —that I…"
Feb 3, 2020
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What years of booster will bolt on without making bigger holes?

My drum brakes were working well and dumb me wanted to install disk brake for safety!  Now I need a bigger booster to back up the new disk brakes.  I don’t want a aftermarket one.  So I am looking for a GM one that’s larger then my 7” and will bolt on.  Will a 1966 Cadillac work? Will a 1968 work? Thanks Dave See More
Feb 3, 2020
Dave Schneider replied to Dave Schneider's discussion How to adjust strut rod.
"Thanks All!! I am going to take it to a outstanding shop with old guys at the helm! In San Diego!"
Feb 2, 2020
Anders replied to Dave Schneider's discussion How to adjust strut rod.
"My post was intended as a joke. Nothing else. My CC is maxed out. Bought four new nice tires (white wall ofc) for the Buick Estate Wagon today. It made an even bigger hole in the CC! Mark, I truly enjoy reading your recommendations, explanations and…"
Feb 2, 2020
Mark S Anderson replied to Dave Schneider's discussion How to adjust strut rod.
"I agree, technically I didn't suggest anything, but if I did, i'd suggest using Anders' credit card and going nutzo.   LOL  My actual suggestion is going to a shop, finding a guy over 30 to work on the car, tipping him to do…"
Feb 2, 2020
Anders replied to Dave Schneider's discussion How to adjust strut rod.
"Dave, don't buy the cheap stuff the other guys suggest. Go pro. HawkEye Elite® Alignment Machine"
Feb 2, 2020

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Help in ID this 64 Eldorado part

Posted on November 29, 2014 at 10:48pm 1 Comment

I purchased this set of seat belts and received these parts with it. Where do they go? Thanks



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Righthand Passenger Mirror 1961-64 Original OEM

Posted on December 5, 2013 at 9:49am 0 Comments

This is a very hard to find part. The number is 5954511. I have not seen one on eBay for a year. It is NOT a reproduction! It has 50+ years of use. If you are restoring a car include this original Cadillac Mirror. Look closes at all photos and ask for more if need. The glass mirror has scratches. Chrome missing on base. Stem has pits. Shine mirror back with tiny rock dent. Only buy this mirror if you are going to restore it or you understand the condition! I was told its off a 64.…



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What is 1964 exc 6367 car type? I just got a 899 trumpet horn for this car.

Posted on December 3, 2013 at 1:42am 2 Comments

What make and model of Cadillac is a 6367? As I said above I just bought a trumpet horn for it. I will be selling it.
Thanks Dave

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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 21 hours ago. 0 Replies

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Valve stem seals for 429?

Started by Matti Roth in Restoration Discussion. Last reply by Matti Roth yesterday. 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

429 lower compression ring

Started by Matti Roth in Wanted to Buy. Last reply by Matti Roth on Friday. 3 Replies

I am installing new rings to my 64 429 and being first time there, I managed to break one ring. I wish not to buy the complete set. Are there single std size rings available? Continue

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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

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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