1963 Cadillac Convertible Black w/Red Leather Interior. Original Black Lacquer Paint, Red Leather Interior, White Top, 390 Engine & 4-Speed Automatic Transmission. Power seat and power convertible top. This is a true survivor class car with only one dent. 84,000 original miles. No rust holes. Solid frame and body. The ride is smooth, strong and fun. It runs great!
History: First owner family had car the first 56 years. It was a New York insurance executive's Christmas present to his wife in 1962. The car was garaged and not driven in winter or rainy days. The family had moved to Central Florida where the car had been stored in a garage for 27 years. It was rescued from the garage almost 2 years ago.
New Parts: water pump, timing gears & chain, belts, valve cover gaskets, spark plugs, plug wires, distributor cap & rotor, air filter, oil, oil filter, fuel lines, fuel sending unit, fuel filter, fuel pump, brake lines, rear brake shoes, rear brake cylinders, heater core, battery, convertible top hydraulic pump, hydraulic lines, hydraulic cylinders, wipers, shocks front and rear, alternator and thermostat.
Renewed: radiator (recored 3 row), coolant system, carburetor, transmission, radio, power antenna, power steering system and rear axle
Flaws: clock not working, paint has a variety of chips as expected on 58 year old paint, dent on trunk lid (see pic), front lower bumper chrome has corrosion (see pic) and rearview mirror has specs on the glass from age.
Upgrades: New Coker Radial Whitewall Tires, New Classic Performance Parts Company disc brake kit. Kit includes power brake booster and master cylinder, new calipers, brackets, brake discs and disc brake pads. The kit replaced the original drum brake system to improve safety and performance. Electronic Ignition. All original parts that were removed will go to new owner.
This is a great car to preserve and being a survivor car makes it much more rare than a restored car.