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1985-1996 Fleetwood and Brougham Forum Discussion, 84 Coupe Deville Project in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Thanks you Jay, thats the one I need. Definately different from the 83, not sure why they changed the wiring ...
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    re: 84 Coupe Deville Project

    Thanks you Jay, thats the one I need. Definately different from the 83, not sure why they changed the wiring around.

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    re: 84 Coupe Deville Project

    LMK if you need anything else.

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    From 10 till 4am since no friends wanted to show but its in and it bolts to the 4100 engine and tranny mount locations. Bedtime...

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    re: 84 Coupe Deville Project

    Quote Originally Posted by bstrang6 View Post
    I would check out lizard skin for the floors, good stuff, spray it on and it seals and deadons sound[COLOR="Silver"
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    [/COLOR]Does that car happen to use the same cruise control servo as my 307? If so do you wanna sell it?
    So I guess you have used Lizard Skin? I have wanted to use it for the roof on two of my black cars, which get very hot in the summer. I can't seem to find anyone who has actually used it. I would think Dynamat is too thick to use under a headliner, and the idea of no seams with the Lizard Skin seems smart to me. By the way, can you use Dynamat under a headliner? I'm thinking about it for my 97 Cutlass Supreme Coupe and my 78 Coupe De Ville.

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    So we are gonna fiberglass the rear quarters and over the new floor pans. Sound right?

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    Re: 84 Coupe Deville Project

    Don't glass the 1/4s. It will come back through the paint. Lots of work that will be ruined.

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    I'm talking about the rust holes in the rear quarters, is that what you're talking about? What do you mean come through the paint? Should we just weld in some sheet metal?

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    Re: 84 Coupe Deville Project

    Yes, cut out the bad, weld in new. Glassing it will mean the rust will continue to spread under your new paint. Save the glass for sub boxes, boats, and Vettes

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    Re: 84 Coupe Deville Project

    Alright, I'll just weld the quarters. Just to be clear, we are talking about the holes in the inside where the seats are in the pics in post 40? I probably wont be painting them, just spraying down some bedliner.

    Deville33, your inbox is full.

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    Re: 84 Coupe Deville Project

    Cool looking car.
    I am definitley going to be watching this one. Correct me if I am wrong but you are going to do a frame swap on this one?? I think I read it somewhere on your topic.
    Going to be doing one on mine soon. Just waiting on my $

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    Re: 84 Coupe Deville Project

    Sorry, I thought you were talking about outside body work. However, I would still put metal patches in there inside. I missed those shots of the rear inside area. Damn, that thing is rusty. You don't need to make it perfect, just cut out the rust, seal the edge, cut a patch and weld/screw/bond/whatever it into place. Seal it up well.

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    No frame swap, just swapping parts. Thanks Jay, I'll just put the patches in.

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    Re: 84 Coupe Deville Project

    Havent did anything in a week or so but its going in the garage in a couple hours. Gotta get fuel lines, batteries, starter and wiring started. Carpet is at the carpet cleaner and I got newer 3 motor seat rails.
    Here is the other floor repair and seat studs. He missed the cut but I was able to jump on it when we were done.

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    Re: 84 Coupe Deville Project

    You fix floors like a boss. You are making me feel like a big time slacker.

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    Thanks jay. Have you did it before? It was his first time doing a floor but he's been welding a while. Wish he wouldn't have missed that cut but it should stay strong. He has his mind set on fiberglassing the floor. I don't know. Got a good look at the fuel lines tonight and they look bad. Probably gonna have to redo them all from the pump. Brake lines will need attention soon also. Slowly but surely, just nice to have it back in the garage.

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