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Wheels are easy and cheap to change; upholstery isn't.  For someone who cares, that makes it a no-go unless price is discounted enough to cover upholstery.


It just baffles me how many people spend essentially the same money to do upholstery non-original as to do it authentically.  If you like it and will keep the car forever, fine.  But if there's any chance you may want to sell it down the road, you're at the least making you're pool of buyers much smaller and possibility greatly affecting value.

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Sorry Matthew - I owned 2 1964 Electra convertibles,  2 1964 Wildcat convertibles and a 1964 LeSabre convertible.  As Lance suggested, keep it forever it’s your car but I’m not buying it specifically for those seats.  There are relatively plenty of these 60’s GM convertibles in nice shape for that price of less.  Pass...

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Seeing seats done incorrectly, I think the cars

are often owned by novices in the hobby.  They

don't know where to get authentic material, 

thinking it's long extinct;  they don't know the

value that hobbyists put on correctness;  and their

local shop probably does all sorts of things, such

as sofas and boat covers, and doesn't know the

sources either.


But the novice will soon learn when he goes to sell--

unless he sells to another novice!

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John. Correct especially with fabric. But the seat pattern is correct on this car it’s just appears to be vinyl when it should be leather   

I suspect he wanted white where he sat. But the cost to do the whole car was too much.  

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