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Trim Pieces - 63 4 door Series 62

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Foose Jun 3, 2018. 1 Reply

Hi AllI sold my Caddy - And I kinda miss it.  But I have some parts for sale to people that appreciate these fine cars. I decided to 'smooth' mine - so I won't be needing this.  The ones withOUT the…Continue


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New Water Pump - Only One Leak :+)

Posted on July 21, 2015 at 6:17pm 10 Comments

So I got this project all done - only broke 2 bolts.

Got everything all buttoned up and tested it.  I have a pretty strong leak - started as a drip but as engine got hot it turned to a spray - under the left lower bolt head on the outlet pipe.  No leaks at the pump itself (yet)

Of course, its the most difficult one to get at - will have to remove alt and oil pump upper mount just to get a wrench on it.  It is leaking at the bolt head - not at the mating surface on the…


So... I had this Rumbling sound....

Posted on July 3, 2015 at 5:33pm 26 Comments

Couldn't figure it out.  Thought it was my carrier bearing but it started sounding off when parked and idling. Invested $1.99 in a HF stethoscope and couldn't find NUTHIN.  Well, maybe its the Tranny.  Still didn't make sense (kinda like my gas gauge)

The other night I went for a ride with my wife and the rumble got REAL LOUD - REAL FAST.  Next was a bang and the sound of a 'part' clanging on the road - then steam and the smell of coolant.  Freak'n Great!

One of the blades on…


Electric Fuel Pump is next

Posted on January 24, 2015 at 1:26pm 20 Comments

Hi All

I have to drop my tank to adjust my sending unit.  While I'm at it I want to install an Electric Fuel pump - noticed that some of you have done this mod.  Eventually I'm gonna swap a 500 into my '63 so Now's as good as any.  I read a good post on ModCad that used an oil pressure switch as a safety - a good idea! 




Wiring modern audio

Posted on October 9, 2014 at 8:23pm 7 Comments

Well, I got my window trim to 'click in' - just had to beat the snot out of it!  On to the next project - Audio...

My head unit calls for 3 wires and a ground (that's easy)

One to Acc. - that's on the fuse block - already used it for the air suspension

One to constant hot - I guess its to keep the setting from vanishing when the car is just sitting.  Where is the best place to tap that source?

And one to 'illumination' -  I guess that's the interior light dimmer…


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At 3:07pm on October 21, 2014, steve white said…
Hey mike I tried adding you as a friend and it didn't work so maybe you can try from your end
At 9:43am on February 2, 2013, Eric Pastrama said…

I didn't do the bags. But I've replaced the rear ones. They basically go where our existing springs are. Then u have an upper plate and a lower cup. The airbag is samwiched  between. There r fittinngs on top that the hose goes into. Then its a matter of routing all our hose back to where u want ur valves and compressor's and tank. I run a I think its 8 valves. Just depends on how many separate bags u want to operate. Like I can deflate each separately or all at once or just the back or just the front. The only down fall is the front is so heavy u have to have the tank full to lift it . there's a couple relays and some other electrics stuff too. U can buy kits with everything if our interested.

At 10:09pm on October 25, 2012, Jason Edge said…

Hi Mike,

Welcome to the 63/64 Cadillac Site. Be sure and check out all of the page tabs up top in header and make your self at home.




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What front springs to use to level car back out after an LS swap?

Started by Richard Biele in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

I see other members have put LS engines into their cars. I am wondering what springs you put in afterwards. I cannot determine the height due to the car having a front end fire (how I ended up with…Continue

2020 Cadillac calendars.

Started by Russ Austin in General Discussion 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

I just got in the 2020 Classic Cadillac calendars.  12 months of 63-64…Continue

Henry Leland- founder of Cadillac and Lincoln

Started by Kurt in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 15 hours ago. 2 Replies

Here's a good article about Henry Leland. I had heard bits & pieces of his story over the years but didn't know all these details.…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 15 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

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driveshaft help

Posted by wayne weaver on October 9, 2019 at 4:41pm 1 Comment

can anyone help me with a driveshaft ? I have a 1963 Cadillac 62 series 4dr with the hydro-matic trans. I need the male splined shaft on the front of the rear driveshaft section. the piece with the nut attached by clip.id be willing to buy a shaft if its not horribly priced.

Dash removal

Posted by Jake Mickley on October 9, 2019 at 12:06am 9 Comments

Hello everyone,

On a 63 CDV, if a guy wanted to remove the entire dash to get all the metal painted, and do some other things behind there, how would he go about doing that?  I checked here and the shop manual, but can't find a complete guide.

As always, and help or direction is appreciated.  Thanks!


Introducing myself

Posted by Gary Marchand on October 7, 2019 at 9:32pm 8 Comments

Thanks for letting me join the club.  Picked up this ‘64 Coupe Deville a few months ago out of Beverly MA, the car has few stickers on it from various Cadillac clubs, didn’t know if anyone might recognize it from it’s “Glory days.” Everything seems pretty healthy except for the body and some very Mickey Mouse repairs, was wondering if anyone had any leads on…


Carter AFB carburetor question

Posted by Ray Schick on October 7, 2019 at 8:29pm 8 Comments

3655S carb, and a 3656S carb .I know the difference is one is for A/C and the other in for a non A/C car . Now the question is : can I use the carb bowl from the A/C car on the non A/C car ? They look the same set up next to each other


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