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reality sets in

Started this discussion. Last reply by William Cameron Oct 4, 2014. 5 Replies

Another year went by, and I still haven't gotten around to touching my 64 Eldorado.     I don't think anymore that I ever will.  So after the year turns, I'm gonna try and sell it.   Not sad though,…Continue


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Mark S Anderson replied to Ray Schick's discussion Horn
"all the info you need is in the screen grab.  go to advanced search, search by seller 'twlucas', if you don't see it that means it expired, so click on completed listings and it should come up."
Mark S Anderson replied to Tosh Dickenson's discussion Input appreciated on a transmission issue
"TonyLooks like he got it figured out himself.  Sometimes you just gotta step away and clear your head to see what's right in front of you, I think this is what happened here.  "
Feb 19
Mark S Anderson replied to Tosh Dickenson's discussion Input appreciated on a transmission issue
"Tosh, It's good news that you don't have slippage, and that your fluid is clean.  You've checked the governor and the modulator, and those are two of the first three things that will cause no-upshift conditions.   The…"
Feb 18
Mark S Anderson replied to Scott L Foltz's discussion Motor yaw control arm service
"If all you're doing with it is answering emails and watching tv, and you're always home then I guess it's not really necessary.     But you said you have a problem with typing, and this is a solution for that.   Most of…"
Feb 16
Mark S Anderson replied to Scott L Foltz's discussion Motor yaw control arm service
"Jason, you know, you can use a bluetooth or usb keyboard and mouse with any tablet or smartphone.    It's not a bad solution at all.  I sometimes use one when i'm screen mirroring so the qwerty doesn't pop up and block…"
Feb 16
Mark S Anderson replied to Scott L Foltz's discussion Motor yaw control arm service
"yeah, unfortunately i'm chained to my laptops (sic) and windows, because of native visual studio and fusion 360, which don't have enough room for their toolbeds on smaller devices.  maybe you should ask your granddaughter how to…"
Feb 15
Mark S Anderson replied to Scott L Foltz's discussion Motor yaw control arm service
"so do I put premium unleaded in my laptop so that my search engine will run better?Asking for a friend"
Feb 15
Mark S Anderson replied to Frank Murch's discussion The headlight dimer switch works, but turns the instrument lights off
" you have a bad ground on the instrument cluster lights."
Feb 10
Mark S Anderson replied to Frank Puma's discussion heater core
"it fits Oldsmobile F85 from the early 60s."
Feb 7
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
Mark S Anderson replied to Dave Schneider's discussion How to adjust strut rod.
"you could possibly do a decent home alignment, not perfect, but good enough. There is a tool available to do rough caster/camber at home, I have one, and it works well, but it attaches to the wheel hub magnetically and doesn't factor out runout…"
Feb 2
Mark S Anderson replied to Dave Schneider's discussion How to adjust strut rod.
"This will be a little bit complicated, because I don't have one handy to make pictures, and I can't find a pic online.  You can only approximate the location by measuring it, final adjustment needs to be made by measuring the…"
Feb 2
Mark S Anderson replied to Kevin Campbell's discussion Interesting question for Jason and Russ or anyone who KNOWS THE ANSWER.
"that's not a forty, it's a minus 40.  two ideas that are pure speculation:first, if the stamps are aligned with the body mounting tabs, they may be markings made by the frame supplier for variances, so that  GM workers will know…"
Feb 1
Mark S Anderson replied to Ben Roberts's discussion New timing chain and much slack?
"There is no 'finger slack test; specification for a timing chain.  Yours looks normal, but you can't tell that way, so this is all speculation.If you want to be sure about timing chain slack, put the timing cover, harmonic balancer,…"
Jan 30
Mark S Anderson replied to Preston Bealle's discussion Driver's window won't go up. Bought new motor but mechanic says replace the hinky switch panel, and I can't find one to buy.
"The plastic wire shell doesn't carry current, it only separates the brass terminals inside which squeeze the pins of the switch, so replacing the plastic will do absolutely nothing except cosmetically.  You need to fix the actual…"
Jan 7
Mark S Anderson replied to Tony and Ginny 429's discussion Adjustable shift vacuum valve for the th350 and th400 transmissions
"Tony, Basically every vacuum modulator ever made to fit a TH 400 is adjustable with a small allen wrench.  They adjust them at the factory for the application, and then paint stripes on them to show the factory setting.  You can save…"
Jan 6

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Radio Belts

Posted on January 22, 2017 at 11:20am 10 Comments

I just finished repairing a few 66 stereos, and after fixing up the circuits to make them play again (another discussion), I was left with the usual problem; trying to find a belt that wouldn't slip.

I've tried:

  • 'glue together' kits -- they can break off at any time, so no-go.
  • rubber dial belts available online -- they stretch and…

64 eldo bench seat covers

Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:00am 12 Comments

Just getting started on a new set of seat covers, this is as far as I made it last night.    Only using vinyl, but perforations are pretty similar, and I'll have the patterns made for a leather copy later on.   I'll post pics up as I go forward.

baku wood

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 9:17pm 10 Comments

So I bought a sheet of paper backed makore (baku) veneer to redo the wood on my 64.  It seems like the original has a urethane clear coat.  What's everybody using for a final finish?   I have plenty extra to play with, I think I want to start with an automotive clear urethane, but what is the norm?   It says "hand-rubbed in the advertising, which would lead me to think it was lacquer, but lacquer thinner tests make me think they used urethane.  

Glue suggestions would also help, I'm…


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spark plugs

Started by Ron Perry in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Ron Perry 11 hours ago. 6 Replies

Gentlemen   I have a 1964 Sedan De Ville with 20 thousand original miles. I am going to replace the spark plugs. What plug would you recommend? I only drive the car a few hundred miles a year and the…Continue

Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 12 hours ago. 170 Replies

I have posted a few Misc items over on my Classic Cadillac Parts Facebook page at…Continue

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She got the look and then some

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion yesterday. 0 Replies

A Thing Of Beauty is a JOY FOREVER ! ! ! !  a poem by John Keats that sums up my feelings about my 1964 Classic Antique Cadillac Convertible —-to a tee The car is  a STUNNING thing to behold I can…Continue

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Looking for 63 Convertible / Coupe rear side trim

Posted by Gene McIlroy on January 24, 2020 at 12:18pm 0 Comments

Want to find a good straight dent free rear side trim for my 1963 Convertible.  I have both sides but they do not match.  Wanting to get them to match.  I am attaching a photo of the two trim sided that I have really wanting the squared off trim if I can get it.  Let's see what you have,…


Road Trip

Posted by Ray Schick on January 21, 2020 at 9:00pm 7 Comments

Got a little cabin fever this morning,decided to take a road trip to Hickory Corners Michigan, The Gilmore Museum. It’s about 2 1/2 hours from my home . Place is awesome,I was really impressed.



1964 429 Aluminum Front Cover For Sale!

Posted by Jeff Kinzler on January 12, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

  • I wound up with an extra front cover for my '64 and offering it for sale.

Purchased from a knowledgable part supplier with thorough hands-on knowledge of 63-64 Cadillac engines, who checked the part before sending it to me. The oil pump driven gearSee S bore and the pressure relief piston bore are both .002 over and within the .005…


Looking for the Rochester Choke Tube ...

Posted by Mack on January 10, 2020 at 1:14am 3 Comments


Looking to buy the choke tube for my Rochester... anybody have one for Sale???


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