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Padding under the carpet?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matti Roth Feb 27. 6 Replies

I would appreciate any info where to put those loose padding pieces under the carpet. 4  big ones are quite simple but how about those smaller triangular parts?and where shall those long black pieces…Continue

My 64 Sedan Deville body reparations

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Apr 10. 20 Replies

Several areas in my 64 SDV body need repair and attention. Front bumbers, grille and lights came separately with the car. There is one bigger rust damage behind passenger side front wheel. Windscreen…Continue

64 TH400 refresh

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Apr 3. 36 Replies

 Next task with my 64 DeVille project is to check TH400 condition. Gearbox came with the car but was already removed. It is 64 but not possible to say if it is the original to this car as there is no…Continue

Unknown part, maybe the last one?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge Sep 17, 2021. 1 Reply

Hithanks to great help from chapter members I am getting my 64 Deville ready, slowly but surely.There is only one part still unclear, or actually three bolts and nuts. They are clearly different from…Continue

 

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Matti Roth replied to ashley baptiste's discussion 63 deville engine troubles
"It is not 63 engine but older."
Monday
Matti Roth replied to ashley baptiste's discussion 63 deville engine troubles
"Some basics could be checked first: - measure compression in each cylinder - is there spark in each cylinder when it runs - choke seems to be not working at all - carb adjustment and ignition timing"
Monday
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Matti Roth's discussion 429 restoration
"Matti  Your carb  plan sounds like a good one Not a good time to be fussing with a questionable carb —be it old or new( requiring adjustment )  at a new engine start up and run time  Enjoy "
Aug 5
Matti Roth replied to Matti Roth's discussion 429 restoration
"I plan to use Edelbrock 1406 from my 66 for 64 engine break in. It works fine now in 66 so it should work fine in 64 as well from the beginning."
Aug 5
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Matti Roth's discussion 429 restoration
"Change your oil at the first 1000 miles after a new engine start up  My results doing the above has  resulted  in an engine that burns no oil for its life time being a new engine rebuild or new car break in  Enjoy "
Aug 4
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Matti Roth's discussion 429 restoration
"Matti  You will never get a good compression reading from the cylinders until the new  rings seat to the cylinder walls —( valves seat - cam seats —etc )  only from putting miles on the engine  The rings in our…"
Aug 4
Matti Roth replied to Matti Roth's discussion 429 restoration
"Should I get good compression results in cylinders when rotating engine manually slowly from crank bolt? Reason for asking is that I get very low numbers in meter. Engine is still in engine stand. i could install adapter ring and rotate with starter…"
Aug 4
Matti Roth replied to Jerry Beckel's discussion Front seat disassembly
"Hi there are 2 bolts to remove on both sides behind the area marked in photo."
Aug 3
Matti Roth replied to Matti Roth's discussion 429 restoration
"Thanks Jason! I have been busy with 66 coupe and new acquisition 67 convertible but now I decided to focus in getting rebuilt engine and th400 finally into 64 Engine Bay."
Jul 31
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Matti Roth's discussion 429 restoration
"Matti  Approaching the — IT’S ALIVE !!!! ——IT’S ALIVE !!!!  — let’s go for a Drive ! ——moment —LOL !  Enjoy "
Jul 30
Jason Edge replied to Matti Roth's discussion 429 restoration
"The THM to Adaptor ring are the longer bolts. Here are the specs:- THM Trans to Adaptor Ring: 7/16"-14 1 1/2" Long Grade 5 - Adaptor Ring to Engine: 7/16"-14 1 1/4" Long Grade 5 Of course I have them cad plated but…"
Jul 30
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Matti Roth's discussion 429 restoration
"Matti A very exciting time keeps us posted on the progress  I cannot help with the bolt length question Enjoy "
Jul 30
Matti Roth replied to Matti Roth's discussion 429 restoration
"Slowly 429 and TH400 are getting close the big moment when they will be married together with adapter ring before moving to their final home in the Engine Bay. From pile of bolts I found some potential candidates for connection. There are 6 similar…"
Jul 30
Matti Roth replied to Jerry Beckel's discussion 1963 upholstry
"Here are some photos showing the difference in colour. I have done only the driver sear so far."
Jul 8
Matti Roth replied to Jerry Beckel's discussion 1963 upholstry
"I bought the front seat covers for 79 Seville from Lseat.com. They fit quite well, and I was able to install them by myself. The black colour is more like antracite so between black and dark grey. Leather is not smooth surface like Cadillac original…"
Jul 8
Matti Roth liked Lee Martin's discussion Back on the Road Again!
Jun 18

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
64 DeVille 4 window sedan
Cadillac LaSalle Club Member? If Yes, Membership #?
#33333
1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Member?
Yes please

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Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Website.

This site is hosted by the CLC (Cadillac LaSalle Club) 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter. Joining the website is free to everyone, however, you must be a CLC member to join the Chapter. 

- Click on www.join.6364cadillac.com for more information on joining the 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter and the Cadillac LaSalle Club.

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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Americas Automobiles of the 1960’s

Started by Tony and Ginny 429 in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 5 hours ago. 1 Reply

The 1960’s —-Americas Golden  Age of Performance Vehicles —-and our year Cadillacs fit the description extremely well General Motors being one of the performance leaders thenThey were special days to…Continue

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1963 & 1964 Windshield Washer Reservoir Bottles

Started by Ron Westwood in For Sale 8 hours ago. 0 Replies

Early 1963 bottle; fully intact lid hinge w/small hairline crack on bottom mounting tab; very nice shape.  $125 plus $15 USPS Priority Mail shipping.  Pictures here: …Continue

1963/64 Cadillac Chapter August 2022 Newsletter Posted

Started by Jason Edge in Newsletters on Friday. 0 Replies

I have just completed and posted the August 2022, 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Newsletter to our…Continue

Tags: Chicago, Illinois, Newsletter, 2022, Chapter

Trivia 24 - Name the Part!

Started by Jason Edge in Trivia. Last reply by Jason Edge on Wednesday. 7 Replies

OK. It has been while since we had trivia and thought I would throw something at you out of my last Cadmium plating batch. I am always throwing things into these batches, sometimes just for kicks…Continue

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Fuel Pump Failure

Posted by Jon Shields on August 6, 2022 at 6:48am 3 Comments

Hello,

I'm located in Melbourne, Australia and my 64 sedan de ville is stuck in the garage due to failed mechanical fuel pump. The first after market mechanical fuel pump lasted a few years before it failed & left me stranded 5 hours from home. A hire car and tow got us home. On inspection, I noticed a valve not seated within the housing. I was optimistic, pressed it into place and assumed the pump was good to go. But alas, no. From what I can now determine, the diaphragm pushrod…

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Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

Posted by Balachne on May 31, 2022 at 7:00am 3 Comments

Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

 

Introduction

To achieve an excellent result of vehicle restoration, it is essential to  manage this task as one manages an industrial project.

To do this we will use a certain formalism of project management and therefore start by defining the need. It is from this that we will deduce the scope, then the time of execution of the…

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I was working on my HVAC system this winter and during the process of taking the dash pad off these two parts fell out. Does anyone know what they are and where they go?

Posted by Patrick Westphal on April 12, 2022 at 1:35pm 1 Comment

I was working on my HVAC system this winter and during the process of taking the dash pad off these two parts fell out. Does anyone know what they are and where they go?

1964 Cadillac Coupe DeVille Convertible Speedometer Bulbs

Posted by Russell L Parr on April 1, 2022 at 9:15pm 6 Comments

I need to replace the bulbs for the speedometer cluster in my instrument panel..

Before I open up the dash, I want to have the necessary bulbs on hand.

Can someone help me determine what bulbs I need, the number of bulbs I need,  and where to purchase them?

Your help will be greatly appreciated.

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