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Clovis replied to Jon Peterson's discussion Need 1963 "Boomerang" bumper pieces
"Top side"
57 minutes ago
Clovis replied to Jon Peterson's discussion Need 1963 "Boomerang" bumper pieces
"I have a very nice driver quality for $20.00. Slight crack under the nose but will not be seen once installed. Email me at Thirstyislander@gmail.com"
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Clovis replied to Patrick Zimmerer's discussion Package tray colors and material
"If your cardboard is usable but slightly deteriorated you can use fibreglass resin to strengthen it. I did that to my kick panels and it worked out great. You can also later some Kraft paper with spray adhesive to smooth the surface. Any bumps or…"
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maurice lapoiinte replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.
"here it is with cover just installed and with the buttons and chrome trim back on. I think with a bit of sun time it will dewrinkle the minor wrinkles and look just fine. one more thing. when the guy made my covers he heat embossed the cadi logo in…"
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Russ Austin replied to Jon Peterson's discussion Need 1963 "Boomerang" bumper pieces
"What side do you need?   I have some driver quality pieces. email me at  russ85747@hotmail.com   Let me know what your zip code is, so I can get you a shipping quote in the same email."
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Russ Austin replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.
"Just amazing work. Not that expensive either."
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maurice lapoiinte replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.
"then the fun began, I had talked to an upholstery guy and he said use 4 inch thick q16 foam so I tried that and found it was too thick to fit the cover, so I cut it to 2 inches thick using my wifes electric turkey caring knife sprayed down with…"
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Need 1963 "Boomerang" bumper pieces

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maurice lapoiinte replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.
"I then went a little outside the box and added another layer of burlap to cover the whole frame. I installed the cotton batting layer, gluing it to the burlap and cutting out the strip areas to secure the cover"
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maurice lapoiinte replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.
"The narrow burlap  strips at the top had a wire sewn into the edges and the wire was wrapped in a cardboard like substance, it was in weak shape so to save it I bought heat shrink tubing and covered it and shrunk the tubing here is the new…"
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maurice lapoiinte replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.
"I removed the surface rust from the frame and painted it by brush with por 15 black I installed new burlap with the wires in it. I found that mig welder wire worked fine as it was easy to bend the edges like the original "
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maurice lapoiinte replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.
"on the top edge was a narrow band of burlap to hold the seat frame thickness,  I just kept removing stuff till I was down to the frame and laid it out in order"
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maurice lapoiinte replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.
"here is the foam off, it was held in place with hog rings and a cloth edge glued on to it underneath that was a cotton like layer with an extra layer at the top below that was  burlap with some fine wires running thru it. I have no idea what…"
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maurice lapoiinte replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.
"yes it looks pretty crusty right now"
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maurice lapoiinte replied to maurice lapoiinte's discussion my interior restoration, pitfalls and thing I have learned.
"I then started on the rear seat back, maybe not my best decision as its more complex than the seat bottom.here it is when I started I took lots of pictures along the way, but  won't post them all, but if anyone wants a picture of a certain…"
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maurice lapoiinte replied to Paul kloc's discussion Door panels
"you need to remove the little chrome trim on the end of the armrest nearest the door handle, 1 screw, then remove the power window switch panel 1 screw at front and 1 at rear. then remove the screws that hold the armrest to the door bracket 2…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Paul kloc's discussion Door panels
"You have a number of nail like fasteners that push into nylon clips that grab the nail So pop them out one at a time all around the edge of the door You should have a vapor barrier behind the door pannel if it is still there or may have died of old…"
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Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Denny Link's discussion Problems
"See if you can visually see the socket If you can see it you have a good chance of retreving it with an extension magnet ( it extends like an antenna would ) Enjoy"
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Need 1963 "Boomerang" bumper pieces

Started by Jon Peterson in General Discussion. Last reply by Clovis 57 minutes ago. 3 Replies

Any good ones out there for sale?…Continue

Package tray colors and material

Started by Patrick Zimmerer in Restoration & Authenticity. Last reply by Clovis 1 hour ago. 4 Replies

I'm rebuilding my package tray for a 64 sedan Deville series 62. I'm trying to find info on factory colors and material type for the package tray.My interior is the sandstone or light tan color. Not…Continue

Door panels

Started by Paul kloc in Restoration & Authenticity. Last reply by maurice lapoiinte 2 hours ago. 2 Replies

I want to remove door panels in my 1963 Sedan Deville. What is the easiest way and what tools I should use.Thank you .PaulContinue

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Cowl cap

Posted by Christopher Codd on December 1, 2016 at 12:21am 8 Comments

Does anybody know what the deal is with the caps under the cowl? I was cleaning out a mouse nest and found that the passenger side cap was cracked open. What are they there for? Does anybody have a replacement for sale?

Take the time to Work Clean doing repairs

Posted by Tony and Ginny 429 on November 30, 2016 at 3:28pm 5 Comments

Do take a few minutes to Gunk down and power wash with soap and rinse ( a type of car wash ) the engine and engine bay before taking on a repair job

Especially a big repair job

Can do the undercarriage as well

You will need to protect the carb and dist cap from moisture

Plasic bags do the trick

Remove the air cleaner and cover the carb up

At start up the car can run a bit rough but will get back to Normal fast once you get back to operating temp and burn off the… Continue

Carb question

Posted by Tony and Ginny 429 on October 27, 2016 at 4:42pm 0 Comments

Do you know if your carb venturis are wide open when you accellerator peddle is to the floor ?
Worth a check
Could directly effect performance and WB checked when a carb is installed if done correctly

Enjoy

Carb question

Posted by Tony and Ginny 429 on October 27, 2016 at 4:42pm 4 Comments

Do you know if your carb venturis are wide open when you accellerator peddle is to the floor ?
Worth a check
Could directly effect performance and WB checked when a carb is installed if done correctly

Enjoy

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