Thought I'd pose a question to anyone that feels led to respond. When it comes to restoring your vehicle, what are your must have literature resources on your book shelf? Number 1 is no doubt the Shop manual. What others are "must haves?" SA Car Tech books, maybe?

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Comment by Jason Edge on November 7, 2014 at 7:23am
Yes, in fact thru the 1965 75 series since the body is that of a 1964 with some minor revisions for 1965. Josh, I appreciate the offer and may call you up on it once I get more into it this coming year.
Comment by Josh Snow on November 7, 2014 at 5:40am
Not sure how you do it Jason. You must work on a 36 hour workday! Will the manual project include 75s? I can only imagine how much time it is taking/will take to complete that thing. I don't have the mechanical knowledge you and some of the others have, but if you need some typing or data entry done let me know. I work shift work and have time at nights.
Comment by Jason Edge on November 6, 2014 at 6:55pm

The Shop Manual, Seviceman Bulletins, Specification Manual and Dealer Data Book are the pieces of literature that will fill in most blanks for restoring your car to original.  The best manual has yet to be published and that will be the 1963/64 Cadillac LaSalle Club Authenticity Manual project which I am heading up. I hope to have a first cut of it out by end of 2015.   For basic operational information, there is really a ton of information in the Owners Manual.  Many basic items from how the cornering lights work to which bulbs to use, is right there in the owners manual.

Comment by Chris Codd on November 6, 2014 at 5:23pm
Most people will say the latest issue of Hemmings, especially if you need to replace some specific parts. You can find pretty much anything in there. Cadillac Tim has highly recommended Climate Control service manuals. Most everything else you can find on this site and through the help of the members here.


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