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Wiring Diagrams Question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 May 13. 4 Replies

I'm using a bunch of different sources to try to build a fairly complete single wiring diagram for my 1963 Series 62 convertible. I've got a couple of questions:1. Does anyone know what the circuit…Continue

Ground Question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Apr 15. 13 Replies

I noticed a broken ground strap on my 1963 Convertible last week and I can't figure out where the other end should go. As you can see in the picture below, it is connected on one end to the top of a…Continue

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1963 Tailight/Backup Light Replacement instructions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Mar 23. 1 Reply

I recently asked a question about fixing my taillight’s backup bulb sockets and got some useful information here. I got the lights generally working by messing with the spring in the existing socket…Continue

Tailight connector

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin Mar 25. 7 Replies

I've reworked my tail/brake/backup lights on my 1963 Series 62 convertible, but the wire connectors from the trunk to behind the license plate are just not dependable. I've tried cleaning the leads,…Continue

 

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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Wiring Diagrams Question
"In the 64 convertible there is a switch —on the back of the bench seat so the rear passengers can turn on the courtesy lights in the back seat on each side— in front of the ash trays arm rest  Easy to hit this switch when whipping…"
May 13
Karl Schwarz replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Wiring Diagrams Question
"Thanks for the replies. Dan, that was what I thought at first too, but the diagram has front and rear door switches located elsewhere. However, your idea leads me to a question. Is there a switch inside the car to turn on the courtesy lights…"
May 13
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Wiring Diagrams Question
"While the door activated switches  have come up here  They are  A somewhat simple and fragile switch design We have an —on always circuit —in our year cars which included the door switches for courtesy lights - the clock…"
May 13
Dan McNarry replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Wiring Diagrams Question
"It appears to be the door activated switch circuit for courtesy lamps."
May 13
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Wiring Diagrams Question

I'm using a bunch of different sources to try to build a fairly complete single wiring diagram for my 1963 Series 62 convertible. I've got a couple of questions:1. Does anyone know what the circuit circled in red on the attached image does? Near the bottom of the marked area it seems to have a switch between the white wire and black grounded wire, but I have not been able to find this circuit leg in any other diagrams I've looked at.2. If the car has AC, does the typical AC wring replace the…See More
May 13
Karl Schwarz replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion A wonderful car wax
"Liquid or paste? I assume paste?"
Apr 22
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Ground Question
"It doesn’t take much  These things are Perverted — LOL ! "
Apr 15
Jason Edge replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Ground Question
"Tony, I knew the nipple shields would get you wound up. LOL"
Apr 13
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Ground Question
"Keith Richards —-Just posted on Facebook —-COVID 19 ——I used to smoke that in the 70’ s  Talk about being in sync with the universe —-- gotta love that !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Rock On !"
Apr 13
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Ground Question
"On that note — I just put on —-Get Yer- Yas’s  out  — The Rolling Stone in Concert   — ( live vinyl )  If you never heard - Going Home - ( very early stones ) it is an absolute must listen too…"
Apr 13
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Ground Question
"That was Johnny not me with the last line ! "
Apr 13
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Ground Question
"Jason  I myself am a strong advocate of personal freedom and if that means— you wish to wear nipple shields ——I second that  thought —-Big Time ! Besides I read in the Service Manual —that if you wear them on…"
Apr 13
Jason Edge replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Ground Question
"Well we know with the mention of Nipple Shields, Tony is sure to chime in later. Gotta have some fun with this techy stuff!"
Apr 13
Kurt replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Ground Question
"Aw, Jason you beat me to it. I was just searching for the discussion where you referred to these as "nipple shields" LOL! That one never gets old!"
Apr 13
Jason Edge replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Ground Question
"As Mark noted this ground strap is part of the static collection circuit and in the end of your spinning "hub caps" are the static collectors. It is my understanding that with today's resistor spark plugs and shielded cables you…"
Apr 13
Karl Schwarz replied to Karl Schwarz's discussion Ground Question
"Great info - Thanks. On the wiper, it is definitely the relay that sticks, Not sure if I can find a replacement to replace just that part. I put some silicon lube on it that helped, but the problem is back again..."
Apr 13

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 Series 62 2-Door Convertible
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
32114
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
Yes

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Exhaust Manifold Gaskets......Again

Started by Ian Osborne in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 46 minutes ago. 16 Replies

I know I'm not the only one who has dealt with constantly failing exhaust manifold gaskets but I have the heads off for a valve job and I'm trying to fix the issue once and for all. Well, maybe for a…Continue

Caddy Daddy

Started by Dan McNarry in General Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 53 minutes ago. 9 Replies

I'm looking to buy a new fuel sending unit for my car and was wondering if anyone has had recent dealings with Caddy Daddy and if so, yeah or nay?Continue

63 Sedan DeVille Parts Liquidation

Started by Mark Borer in For Sale. Last reply by john kilbourne 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

Hello Allmy restoration is completeI have lots of parts left and want to help with your restorationsEverything is for sale.....all the parts are between $5 and $50here is a short list.....email me at…Continue

help adding fluid to top motor for '64.

Started by john kilbourne in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 2 hours ago. 0 Replies

Is there a Youtube about this? From what I can learn for other lesser cars, such as they may be, the drill is: remove rear seat bottom and back, remove the plug from the top motor reservoir, use a…Continue

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63 Caddy Horn

Posted by Robert Alan Shannon on May 27, 2020 at 9:25am 9 Comments

 Just noticed a 1963  Caddy trumpet horn on Ebay. No part # given but some of his other items are 1963 specific, just throwin this out there, I have no connection to this listing .

Wiring connection help.

Posted by Jimmy Davis on May 24, 2020 at 9:15pm 2 Comments

Can someone help me figure where these connections go? I have a 64 60 special if it matters.…



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Wood grain finally done.

Posted by Jimmy Davis on May 20, 2020 at 4:57pm 3 Comments

After years of wanting to, I finally redid my wood dash paneling on my 64 60s. Not too hard to do either.…

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390 engine replacement needed

Posted by Jason on May 18, 2020 at 7:54pm 1 Comment

I’m looking for a 1963 Cadillac 390 engine that runs. 

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