Nile Bolen
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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
Jason Edge left a comment for Nile Bolen
"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…"
Aug 24, 2020
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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 deville convertible
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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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Chapter Member? Got a 63 or 64 Cadillac for Sale? Let's Run it in the Newsletter!

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 4 hours ago. 4 Replies

One of the new features of recent newsletters is a Member Classified Cars for Sale section.…Continue

vacuum canister

Started by Walt Timmerman in General Discussion. Last reply by Rob Shatsnider 9 hours ago. 15 Replies

what is the vacuum canister for that is behind the drivers front fender?After removing my fender I see its got a hole in the top but nothing is hooked to it and no line is laying there.Any help would…Continue

New Batch of Embroidered Iron-On 1963/64 Cadillac Chapter Patches - $4 each

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63 coupedebille fuel pump issues

Started by Daniel Grande in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Daniel Grande 23 hours ago. 9 Replies

I have a 63 cadillac and I took it to a mechanic for a motor tune up long story short the fuel pump gave out and hes tried twice to order it and he says it didnt fit the original pump is smaller on…Continue

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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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Can you help? Driveshaft Question....

Posted by Chris on May 30, 2021 at 8:55am 1 Comment

Hello!

Newbie to the group here - we have already found tons of invaluable information on the board, so thanks! We are restoring a 1963 Series 62 Convertible. We are wondering if anyone knows of a source to buy the propellor yoke flange (that bolts to the pinion flange) for the driveshaft? One of our ears partially broke off. Not sure if we can buy just the yoke flange as an aftermarket part, or if it has to be rebuilt by a welder/fab guy? Maybe a salvage yard for a source? Again, any…

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Thank you Kurt re: VIN location

Posted by Robert Pellow on April 19, 2021 at 1:07pm 0 Comments

I just wanted to say a thank you to Kurt for steering me to the tech tips page on V.I.N. locations.  Excellent information.  Thanks a bundle.

Robert Pellow

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