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Anyone used OPGI upholstery kit?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian King Mar 13. 4 Replies

Now that my 63 is painted im working on the interior. Planned on using a local shop but at under 1k for the front and back seat upholstery seems very reasonable. If anyone has used this kit, please…Continue

Carpet for 63 convertible

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clovis Feb 9. 5 Replies

Hello. Wondering what you guys have ordered for your car. Even tho it might be slightly overpriced i was planning on ordering from opgi. Unsure which brand to go with. Any input would help. Thank you.

Weatherstripping question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Osborne Jul 11, 2018. 5 Replies

I have a 63 convertible. Where would be the best options for getting new weatherstripping for my car? Opgi sells a full convertible kit but its almost $600 dollars. I wont skimp if thats the best but…Continue

Gaskey under fin taillights?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Osborne May 22, 2018. 1 Reply

My 63 is now in primer ready for paint. Cleaning up some of the bright work. Is there a gasket set that goes under these " tail fin " brake lights?

 

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Brian King replied to Brian King's discussion Anyone used OPGI upholstery kit?
"With the car being a convertible it had water damage from over the years, and the floor pans were totally rusted. The carpet has already been thrown out. There was no saving it."
Mar 13
Ron Perry replied to Brian King's discussion Anyone used OPGI upholstery kit?
"Never used opgi for seat upholstery, be more inclined to buy the material and have a custom shop install it, probably will put in new foam also. As far as the carpet goes if it isn't really hammered take it out and have it professionally…"
Mar 12
Brian King replied to Brian King's discussion Anyone used OPGI upholstery kit?
"Carpet i was told that really only one company makes the actual carpet, no matter where you buy. Im more interested in hearing from someonr who used the seat upholstery"
Mar 11
Russ Austin replied to Brian King's discussion Anyone used OPGI upholstery kit?
"Carpet kits just don't fit right. Get an upholstery shop to custom fit the carpet. Not sure on the rest."
Mar 11
Brian King posted a discussion

Anyone used OPGI upholstery kit?

Now that my 63 is painted im working on the interior. Planned on using a local shop but at under 1k for the front and back seat upholstery seems very reasonable. If anyone has used this kit, please post pictures.
Mar 10
Clovis replied to Brian King's discussion Carpet for 63 convertible
"Rockauto.com has carpets. "
Feb 9
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Brian King's discussion Carpet for 63 convertible
"I see this is about carpet I got the right carpet on ebay for a very good price ( under $200 ) My convertible required a cut pile They will send you samples to inspect for a color match The quality is obvious in the samples I had mine rubber…"
Feb 8
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Brian King's discussion Carpet for 63 convertible
"SMS --has the correct materials to restore the interiors of our cars back to stock They get paid up front and take FOREVER to do the work that comes out perfect Enjoy"
Feb 8
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Brian King's discussion Carpet for 63 convertible
"Brian Check the-- part suppliers --in the header on the home page Best to ask for one specific item at a time to get the best feed back on a supplier for that item if you still need help Enjoy"
Feb 8
Kevin Campbell replied to Brian King's discussion Carpet for 63 convertible
"I was always of the impression that SMS are as good as anyone."
Feb 8
Brian King posted a discussion

Carpet for 63 convertible

Hello. Wondering what you guys have ordered for your car. Even tho it might be slightly overpriced i was planning on ordering from opgi. Unsure which brand to go with. Any input would help. Thank you.
Feb 8
Brian King replied to Russ Austin's discussion New drivers side door jamb rubber wire boot
"Any update on this? Ive been debating trying to make my own."
Jan 25
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Nov 16, 2018
Ian Osborne replied to Brian King's discussion Weatherstripping question
"Nevermind. I see the first reply included a warning about the eBay stuff."
Jul 11, 2018
Tony and Ginny 429 replied to Brian King's discussion Weatherstripping question
"I would like to know the company that makes the best rubber trim products that have held up for a good amount of time In use Enjoy"
Jul 11, 2018
Ian Osborne replied to Brian King's discussion Weatherstripping question
"They are also available on eBay for around a third of that price. I do not know anything about the quality but worth looking into."
Jul 11, 2018

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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1963 convertible
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At 2:55pm on June 5, 2017, Mark Borer said…
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Battery, alternator not charging

Started by Keith Benning in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 10 minutes ago. 11 Replies

Hello All, after replacing the voltage regulator, alternator, checking and replacing wires to alternator plug, test voltage on battery, good, voltage on alternator good.  Checked ground with multi…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

Started by Jason Edge in For Sale. Last reply by Jason Edge 5 hours ago. 0 Replies

To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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'64 Cadillac speedometer cable - transmission to cruise control box

Started by Don Moyer in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Jason Edge 19 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hi folks - I'm new to this forum, but have owned my '64 convertible since 1993.  I recently replaced the speedo gear and seal in the transmission due to fluid leak, and noticed that the end of the…Continue

1963 transmission dipstick tube came out

Started by Karl Schwarz in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion. Last reply by Kurt yesterday. 1 Reply

I went to check the fluid in the transmission on my 1963 Series 62 convertible and when I pulled on the dipstick ring the whole tube came out. I got it back in the hole, sort of, but it is loose.…Continue

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Frame Markings

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 6:26pm 1 Comment

Just got my frame back from powder coating so thought I would post photos of the front and rear frame markings.…

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Lining up the drive shaft

Posted by Dominic Salemi on August 12, 2019 at 5:47pm 2 Comments

Can anyone shed some light on how to position the complete drive shaft in the correct position? I want to make sure my drive shaft is installed properly.

Thanks

Dominic

Upper A Arm Rubber Bumpers

Posted by Gene McIlroy on August 12, 2019 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

I have found a very good replacement part for the Upper A Arm Bumpers.  The top part is identical to the originals the bottom can be used as is or after a few minutes with a belt sander can be ground to the V shape as the originals were.  The replacement bumpers are for a 2001 to 2005 S10 Sanoma or Blazer.  Part number is on the box in the photos.  First photo is the box next to the box is the S10 part and an original.  Next photo shows my sanded down part next to an original.…

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Roof motor

Posted by Dermot Robinson on August 11, 2019 at 8:44am 2 Comments

Replacing my convertible roof motor.

Has anyone any experience or advice on replacing the roof motor on a 1964 Cadillac Deville .

Please..

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