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Spacer in steering column

Started this discussion. Last reply by 3gk350qap28u3 Oct 8, 2023. 2 Replies

When fixing the turn signal switch in my 64, I found out that the spacer is missing in steering column. This is non-tilt version. with amazing luck I managed to acquire missing spacer within few…Continue

Rochester 4GC idle vent valve?

Started this discussion. Last reply by b4382978a0ca44ab9d351688c569b49a Aug 16, 2023. 6 Replies

Any idea how that idle vent valve is supposed to work in 64 Rochester 4GC? There is nothing in 64 Shop Manual and nothing in 64 Delco Rochester 4GC Bulletin. I assume open when idle and closed when…Continue

Steering gear compatibility

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matti Roth Mar 23, 2023. 2 Replies

The steering gear in my 64 is leaking from steering shaft side and I need to rebuild it. I have used steering gear from 70`s Monte Carlo available. Is there any reason why not to use that temporarily…Continue

Padding under the carpet?

Started this discussion. Last reply by 0j5tsd56vkwvh Aug 29, 2023. 7 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

 

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Matti Roth liked Tim's discussion 1964 Cadillac interior restoration/refurb
Jan 14
Matti Roth replied to Matti Roth's discussion My 64 Sedan Deville body reparations
"Thanks Tim! "
Jan 11
Tim replied to Matti Roth's discussion My 64 Sedan Deville body reparations
"Love your 64.  These cars will surprise you with comfort and quality.  Its making my 59 seem cool but meh haha.  Keep up the good work!"
Jan 10
Matti Roth replied to Jeff Donaldson's discussion 64 CADILLAC TAIL LIGHT ALUMINUM SURROUND TRIM BEZEL INSERT
"Hi Bill If you have more available I am interested as well. regards Matti"
Dec 15, 2023
Matti Roth liked Jason Edge's discussion New Picture with my Caddy - Post Yours
Nov 14, 2023
Jason Edge replied to Matti Roth's discussion My 64 Sedan Deville body reparations
"Matti, We need to do a full cover Chapter Newsletter Feature on your 64 Sedan de Ville. It would be an excellent follow-up to this month's feature of Bob Schles' 63 Eldorado.  Maybe when you see Bob's restoration project write-up…"
Nov 3, 2023
Matti Roth replied to Matti Roth's discussion My 64 Sedan Deville body reparations
"Finally I got my 64 registered and it is ready for street traffic. Winter is coming and cruising season is over here in Finland. Already now it feels great to notice that engine runs very smooth and TH400 shifts supersoft.  Several small bits…"
Nov 3, 2023
Matti Roth liked Michael Vogler's discussion My '64 deVille restoration is (mostly) finished.
Oct 30, 2023
Matti Roth replied to Jim Staruk's discussion Do I have a 3-speed or 4-speed Turbo Hydromatic Transmission?
"Hi Based on selector you have 3-speed TurboHydramatic."
Oct 22, 2023
Matti Roth replied to Matti Roth's discussion Spacer in steering column
"This spacer is not only making the cancel of turning signal, but it keeps that upper bearing  tight. Without the spacer the bearing is sloppy and steering wheel feels a bit loose. The pin in spacer need to point upward and goes to hole in…"
Oct 7, 2023
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Spacer in steering column

When fixing the turn signal switch in my 64, I found out that the spacer is missing in steering column. This is non-tilt version. with amazing luck I managed to acquire missing spacer within few days. Which position the spacer should be installed? Based on diagram, the pin is facing down. I wonder if anyone has photo how the spacer is positioned. …See More
Oct 5, 2023
Matti Roth replied to Logan Robb's discussion 64 Fleetwood Trans Issues
"Can you change from 2nd to 3rd gear manually?  ie. With warm engine drive fast (>50 mph)  with stick in 2nd gear and then move it to 3rd position. If it changes ok then valves and bands seem to work ok with warm engine. In that case I…"
Sep 16, 2023
Matti Roth replied to Logan Robb's discussion 64 Fleetwood Trans Issues
"It is true that 64 TH400 is not 100% identical to later years, but those differences are minor. Even here in Finland, far away from Caddy home, I can get 64 specific parts without problem. Unfortunately I am not able to tell the solution for…"
Sep 13, 2023
Matti Roth replied to Matti Roth's discussion Rochester 4GC idle vent valve?
"Thanks Luke. Do you mean 62 factory service manual?"
Aug 16, 2023
Matti Roth replied to Matti Roth's discussion My 64 Sedan Deville body reparations
"Hi Tony I used the biggest rebuild kit available from Rockauto. Bearings included there as well."
Aug 16, 2023
Matti Roth replied to Matti Roth's discussion My 64 Sedan Deville body reparations
"Steering gear was leaking from steering wheel end so I removed the PS belt and moved can without power steering. Now I learned that PS need to work in MOT inspection, so I need to fix that. I thought it is big job so I bought an used steering box to…"
Aug 15, 2023

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
64 DeVille 4 window sedan
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Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 9 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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Pertronix 3 install and resistor wire

Started by Dave Fehrle in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 9 hours ago. 15 Replies

A few questions on the resistor wire, what color is it in the pic? The yellow/blue or black? And connecting to the ACC on the fuse box seems easiest way to go with the new switched wire, but where…Continue

Cruise control

Started by CHRIS CARLSON in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Mike Travers 11 hours ago. 1 Reply

Is anyone using an aftermarket cruise control on there 64 Cadillac? what brand & model did you purchase?Continue

carter carb paper gaskets

Started by tim sparks in General Discussion 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

had my carter carb on my 63 rebuilt when i got it back rebuilder gave me 2 rochester paper gaskets according to the ones jason sells.will those be a problem putting them on my carter? thanks in…Continue

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accumulator dryer

Posted by CHRIS CARLSON on December 6, 2023 at 10:54am 0 Comments

Who rebuilds original AC  accumulator dryers for 1964 Cadillac? I have been on Classic auto air in Tampa FL wait list for over a year ,  There is one on Old air products web site that looks very similar to the original # 21-4214A but states it fits 1962 Gm cars, The one recommended for a 1964 Cadillac is half the length 21-4215A    What  is everyone using ? I would prefer to be as original as possible. Thanks

'63 Eldorado trumpet horn + 2 standard horns restoration

Posted by Les Eastling on November 15, 2023 at 10:34am 1 Comment

My son, unbeknownst to me, had all three of the horns on our 1963 Eldorado completely restored. We had recently added the Eldorado trumpet horn to the two standard horns and the sound was not very good... we had heard good ones so we knew something was not right... but there was not much we could do to get better sound from the 3 horns. 

There is a restoration service called The Horn Works who my son…

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Clock ‘64 DeVille

Posted by Matt Vander Hooven on July 23, 2023 at 7:36pm 2 Comments

Is there still a member in the Detroit area that refurbishes clocks?

Matt VH

Spark Plug Heat Range

Posted by Patrick Westphal on July 7, 2023 at 10:00am 1 Comment

I found a diagram that illustrates the main factor in determining a spark plug heat range that I was trying to describe to you during the chapter get together.

Here it is:

 

The main factor is the length of the ceramic insulator from the middle of the spark plug to the tip (where the spark happens)  

The insulator…

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