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|02-21-2020 11:06 AM|
|brickwhite||I vote original color!|
|02-21-2020 08:50 AM|
Originally Posted by Brooksey View Post
|02-20-2020 05:58 PM|
|Brooksey||I think it is worth more in the original color as long as you like it too. I have a convertible that I changed from ermine white to ford red because I didnt like the white|
|07-23-2019 11:31 PM|
|BA.||I don't think any 63 'without a 409 and restored' would be worth any more or less with a non-original paint color. Paint it as you want it man!|
|07-23-2019 11:52 AM|
Nice post. . .
We are going to have to open a new chapter of Full size car enthusiast from the city of Srinagar in the Jammu or Kashmir province of India.
|07-05-2019 06:27 AM|
|juliatom543||I also recommend a green color.|
|06-29-2019 02:46 PM|
I think I’ve found some info on production numbers
|06-26-2019 03:50 PM|
Originally Posted by justjohn View Post
I don't think I've ever seen one for sale in that color... 🙁
|06-26-2019 02:50 PM|
Green. Lots of green cars back then. Bad idea looking back on that.
I occasionally fantasize about a two tone white on bass boat blue metal flake.
Might even do it on the 85 C10 I have waiting.
|06-26-2019 12:01 PM|
|Deadwolf||I don't believe they kept production numbers on paint. Production numbers were limited to the big three. Body style (2 door coupe, convertible, station wagon,...), Model (Impala, Biscayne, belair,...) , and V8 or I6. They really didn't delineate between 283 and 327 production numbers, but only 16,902 Big Block 409 cars were built in 1963 and they didn't delineate between low HP 409, mid HP 409's, and Hight HP 409's. All of this creates a lot of issues with true 409 cars and the fakes as nothing in the vin or cowl tag is a true indicator of a 409 car. The rarest option for 1963 was the Z-11 package. Only 57 Z-11's were made and they had a 427 "W" motor, aluminum hood and fenders and some other go fast goodies.|
|06-24-2019 11:41 PM|
|Jayz63||Does anybody know production numbers of each paint colors for 1963 impalas? Thanks|
|06-24-2019 11:20 AM|
|Jayz63||Well thanks for the input I think ill just have to draw a straw with a color on it|
|06-24-2019 11:07 AM|
If you ever expect to be seen in a car mag it has to be painted red. This is because the editors of Hot Red, Popular Hot Redding, Super Chevy and the rest liked red.
|06-24-2019 09:57 AM|
Keeping the original color makes sense if you are doing a restoration. Anything else and you should be ok with typical automotive colors. Hot pink, lime green, or Burberry plaid will certainly limit your potential buyers.
That being said, rebuilding an old car is never a money making endeavor.
|06-24-2019 12:31 AM|
Paint color decision
So I was wondering if anyone knows if a restored 1963 impala convertible is worth more with its original color? I have to decide on a color and my original color is the Cordovan Brown which I never see around. The color it is currently is a off white. Any thoughts ideas, it has a saddle interior