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1963 Comet Convertible

Postby rcoop1950 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:06 pm

I am new to the world of Mercury Comets. I recently purchased a 63 convertible. Lookin to answer a questions about hood and looking for parts.
1. My hood has the word Mercury spelled out in separate block letters-is this correct for 63?
2, Missing the letter C- are they available anywhere?
3. Door sills looking tired can they be purchased anywhere?

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Re: 1963 Comet Convertible

Postby lavron » Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:46 pm

rcoop1950 wrote:2, Missing the letter C- are they available anywhere?


They are not reproduced, check eBay or maybe someone on here will have one they are willing to part with.

rcoop1950 wrote:3. Door sills looking tired can they be purchased anywhere?


Should be the same as Falcon convertibles places like Macs probably have them.

I think the hood lettering is probably correct but would have to look it up, some one will answer you that shortly I am sure.

Nice looking Comet BTW.

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Re: 1963 Comet Convertible

Postby poboyjo65 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:53 pm

rcoop1950 wrote:3. Door sills looking tired can they be purchased anywhere?

Thanks
Coop


If they're not rotten or beat up you can scrub them with 0000 (4) ought steel wool & make them look new again.
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Re: 1963 Comet Convertible

Postby GeneB » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:09 am

I have a 63 convert and the word Mercury on hood is all together.
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Re: 1963 Comet Convertible

Postby bmmaurer » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:50 am

Your lettering is the '62 hood style. In '63 they went to a single script on the driver's side like the above picture. EBay has what you need sometimes.

Here's a few full sets marked as '63 but it is a '62...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1963-Mercury-C ... SwO-pb-uEO

https://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-FORD-62-19 ... Sw1YRcg0F~

I have some door sill plates for a convertible if interested... See here.

viewtopic.php?f=15&t=15063

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Re: 1963 Comet Convertible

Postby Jims65cyclone » Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:36 pm

Welcome aboard, Coop! :D As you can see, plenty of help is here for the asking.

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Re: 1963 Comet Convertible

Postby rcoop1950 » Tue May 07, 2019 10:51 pm

Thanks for all the great responses and comments!
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