1961 to 1963 Short Deck / Park Avenue Sedan Stats

Here are the variations of the 1961 - 1963 Short Deck sedans:

1961 - body style # 6399, body style code 'D', 6 window Sedan deVille Short Deck- 3,756 built
1962 - body style # 6289, body style code 'A', 4 window Sixty Two Town Sedan - 2,600 built
1962 - body style # 6389, body style code 'D', 4 window Park Avenue Sedan deVille - 2,600 built

1963 - body style # 6389, body style code 'D', 4 window Park Avenue Sedan DeVille - 1,575 built
- Wheelbase      - 129.5" (same as other 62 and 63 series body styles)
- Overall length - 215.0" (vs the 223.0" length of other 62 and 63 series body styles)

 NOTE: In the 1961 shop manual and 1st Edition Owners Manual a 6299 body style is listed but is not in the master parts book. It was not produced. Instead a 6399 6W short deck was produced.  


Also NOTE: Some books reference a 1961 6399 Town Sedan with body code "C'. It is my understanding that the correct body style and Code is listed above with the 'D'.

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Comment by Jason Edge on October 6, 2019 at 10:09am

There's been some good discussion on the short decks on the CLC forums at this link: http://forums.cadillaclasalleclub.org/index.php?topic=157482.0

Thankfully, the 1963 6389 Park Avenue is less confusing than the 1961 6399 (insert your own name here! LOL)

Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on August 15, 2017 at 1:32pm
Jason

A great artical on a 63 Cadillac that i never knew existed and never saw a picture of
So much info to learn just about the 63-64 Cadillac years alone
So glad we have Jason ( Carnack the Magnificent ) to keep us infomed on the subject of our year cars

Enjoy
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