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Correct paint for front seat metal pieces

Started Jun 28 0 Replies

I just had the seats redone on my 64 Deville conv with the white interior.  But the metal pieces around the sides and back need to be repainted because they are all dingy.  Anyone know where to…Continue

 

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Correct paint for front seat metal pieces

I just had the seats redone on my 64 Deville conv with the white interior.  But the metal pieces around the sides and back need to be repainted because they are all dingy.  Anyone know where to source this paint?  Thanks. Nile  bolennr@airproducts.comSee More
Jun 28
Nile Bolen commented on Nile Bolen's blog post Help on Removal of rear seatback on 64 convertible
"thanks all.  my original 1964 shop manual didn't mention anything about 2 screws on each site top from the back.  my shop manual seems to have slightly different instructions than what Jason Edge posted.  once I removed those, it…"
Jan 10
Jason Edge commented on Nile Bolen's blog post Help on Removal of rear seatback on 64 convertible
"This is what the shop manual says ... see bullet 3... perhaps that is the step you missed:"
Jan 8
Jason Edge commented on Nile Bolen's blog post Help on Removal of rear seatback on 64 convertible
"I checked and don't have any pictures of the convertible seats from the back. I have parted 3 convertibles out... and memory is failing but don't remember any real issues in geting them out. I know on the standard seats there are tabs that…"
Jan 8
Jason Edge commented on Nile Bolen's blog post Help on Removal of rear seatback on 64 convertible
"Russ, There is no rear center arm rest on the convertibles. It has been 10 years since I parted a convertible and why I have not chimed in. I will dig thru my pictures though and see if I can post something that might help."
Jan 8
Russ Austin commented on Nile Bolen's blog post Help on Removal of rear seatback on 64 convertible
"Lower the arm rest and behind the cover panel you will find 2 bolts. "
Jan 8
Chris Codd commented on Nile Bolen's blog post Help on Removal of rear seatback on 64 convertible
"My hooks for my seat were pretty rusty. Try pushing in at the bottom while you lift. Make sure you disconnect that speaker wire too. "
Jan 8
Tony and Ginny 429 commented on Nile Bolen's blog post Help on Removal of rear seatback on 64 convertible
"The back  seat should come out with the instruction you have  Enjoy "
Jan 8
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Help on Removal of rear seatback on 64 convertible

I'm trying to remove the rear seatback on my 1964 deville conv.  The only help on this site that I can find is the following:The seatback, its bright stainless trim, and the speaker grille are removed as an assembly.  The seat back hangs on two hooks near the top, and is retained to the body by two bolts and washers near the floor, one on the right side, one on the left.Once these fasteners are removed, lift the seat back upward and free it from the hooksI've removed the bolts on the bottom,…See More
Jan 8
Christian Doerk and Nile Bolen are now friends
Oct 14, 2020
Nile Bolen replied to eugene's discussion choke tube
"hi, I'd be very interested in your step-by-step on replacing that internal heat tube.  did you ever restore the pictures that you deleted?  thanks, Nile"
Aug 24, 2020
Nile Bolen replied to S J Cox's discussion Fresh air hole plugged on bottom of intake.
"thanks, one last question:  I've also been considering switching to an Edelbrock carb.  can you still run the stock air cleaner or do you have to use the round plate looking setup like I have on my old bronco (pic attached)"
Aug 24, 2020
Nile Bolen replied to S J Cox's discussion Fresh air hole plugged on bottom of intake.
"thanks.  I forgot to check the plugs, so I'll look for white/brown.   I have plugged the vac line going to the firewall to rule out any under-dash leaks.  But back to the original question:  after replacing the rubber…"
Aug 24, 2020
Nile Bolen replied to S J Cox's discussion Fresh air hole plugged on bottom of intake.
"Jason--my choke tube to the round bimetallic spring has snapped off.  I jammed  a tiny funnel into the hole with a rubber hose and verified that the it is not plugged.  from the threads here, it sounds like the intake for this tube is…"
Aug 24, 2020
Nile Bolen replied to S J Cox's discussion Fresh air hole plugged on bottom of intake.
"I'm also having the same problems.  The vacuum line is correctly attached to the back of the carb, but I will check to see that the rubber section under the car has not been compromised.  One thing though:  the problem seemed to…"
Aug 24, 2020
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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…"
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Help on Removal of rear seatback on 64 convertible

Posted on January 8, 2021 at 11:44am 7 Comments

I'm trying to remove the rear seatback on my 1964 deville conv.  The only help on this site that I can find is the following:

The seatback, its bright stainless trim, and the speaker grille are removed as an assembly.  The seat back hangs on two hooks near the top, and is retained to the body by two bolts and washers near the floor, one on the right side, one on the left.Once these fasteners are removed, lift the seat back upward and free it from the hooks

I've removed…

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At 10:43am on August 24, 2020, Jason Edge said…

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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Classic Cadillac Parts For Sale - Misc Items

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 42 minutes ago. 275 Replies

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

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Dash Grille - Adhesive?

Started by Chris McBride in General Discussion. Last reply by Chris Codd 2 hours ago. 2 Replies

This dash grille likes to vacation from the dashboard.  Is it properly secured with an adhesive and, if so, what adhesive?  If so, what type?  If not, how is it secured?Thank you.…Continue

Wiper Blades for a '63?

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 18 hours ago. 3 Replies

Is there anything special about the wiper blades I should use on my '63 Series 62 convertible? I have the original arms with the original blade brackets. I got Anco N-18R blades that should fit. I…Continue

Resistance wire removal or replacement

Started by Anders in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 21 hours ago. 38 Replies

Resistance wire removal or replacement.If installing an electronic ignition system the resistance wire most likely has to be removed or bypassed. There are several ways to do this and the solution…Continue

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Rumble Sound at 55-60 mph

Posted by Ray Schick on September 20, 2021 at 10:45pm 6 Comments

64 Coupe DeVille , while driving at 55-60 mph I have a oscillating rumble sound . Steering wheel does not shake or vibrate . Transmission mount looks good .Tires were replaced 2 years ago balanced and rebalanced recently. Axel bearings were just replaced, rear differential assembly was just replaced with a Posi track ,pinion bearings good. Fresh gear lube. Driveshaft checked and balanced the other day ,new center bearing installed and new bearing carrier assembly too. Trying to figure this…

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1963 series 62 convertible transmission issue

Posted by Matthew VanDeWater on June 22, 2021 at 3:03pm 1 Comment

Hello I've been restoring a 63 for way to many years. Down to almost done, but have issue with trans linkage, when column in park shift rod 2 inches short. everything original. been trying to find picture of manual rod hooked up from under car to see position of linkage. was wondering if anybody has access for pictures. I wanted to see if my manual linkage is bent  wrong out of the trans if somebody dropped the trans or something. Doesn't make sense why it doesn't work. Thanks for any input…

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New vehicle in the club

Posted by Patrick Westphal on June 17, 2021 at 4:00pm 1 Comment

I was successful in getting a vehicle from the New York contact I talked about at the last club meeting. I am still trying to figure out how to post a picture of the vehicle that is tied with this comment so if you see a random picture of a black convertible in a yard, that's me haha.  …

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Torque converter grab when idling in Drive

Posted by Cliff Johnston on June 14, 2021 at 8:47pm 2 Comments

Hi Everyone, been quite a while since i have been on here.

I have had an issue with the idle on my 64 Coupe Deville ever since i have had it.

With the Idle set high enough that it is smooth, but still a nice idle, the RPM seems only slightly too high for the stall of the Torque Converter. And therefore it tends to sit there and grab and lunge a bit. So until now, i have been putting the car in Neutral at the lights to stop this happening.

I've had the car dyno tuned and…

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