Cadillac Eldorado Convertible Tops and Convertible Top Parts
The Cadillac Eldorado convertible top in a classic two-part top--and if you're even just a little handy, you can install it yourself. The original Eldorado top came in black or white and was made of Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl. We offer this original top for the Eldorado convertible, as well as other Eldorado convertible tops in a variety of styles and fabrics. Our Best Buy Eldorado packages offer the most bang for the buck. Ready to buy an Eldorado top? Click on a link at the right.
Choosing an Eldorado Convertible Top Fabric:
Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl:Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl is a two-ply composite with a PVC outer layer and a cotton inner lining. Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl is a popular convertible top fabric. The original Cadillac Eldorado convertible top was made of Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl. In fact, this fabric is original to most American cars made before 1993. Pinpoint refers to the little dots on the vinyl surface. If you take care of a Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl convertible top, it can easily last 10 years.
Haartz Stayfast Canvas: If you're looking to upgrade your vinyl top, consider a convertible top made of Haartz Stayfast Canvas. This fabric is the American substitute for the German canvases used in Mercedes, Porsche, BMW, as well as some Mustang and Lebaron models. Haartz Stayfast Canvas is a three-ply composite material made of an acrylic square weave outer fabric, a butyl rubber core, and a cotton lining. The butyl rubber core promises to make Haartz Stayfast Canvas last a very long time. This canvas is a little richer looking than the vinyl. It's also a little harder to clean. Stayfast Canvas has both better static and dynamic wear ratings than vinyl tops.
More Eldorado Convertible Top PartsAlong with Cadillac Eldorado convertible tops, we carry tack strips, well liners, boots, hold down cables, headliners, do-it-yourself top installation manuals and other parts. Ready to start shopping? Click on a link at the right.
Can I Install the Cadillac Eldorado top myself?Yes! The Cadillac Eldorado requires a classic two-part convertible top, meaning there's a main top section and a rear window section, the "curtain." The two convertible-top sections are integrated during the installation process.
For your convenience, we sell the two parts to this top together and separately. Looking for a great deal? Check out our Best Buy Cadillac Eldorado Convertible Top Packages.
If you can use an air-driven staple gun and are patient and methodical, you are very likely to be able to install the Cadillac Eldorado convertible top. Installing your own Eldorado soft top can save you hundreds of dollars in restoration labor costs!
To help you install your own Eldorado convertible top, we offer a profusely illustrated convertible top manual, now in its fourth edition. This covers, in detail, all the steps for do-it-yourself convertible top installation. In particular, the manual applies to cars, like the Cadillac Eldorado, with a two-part convertible top. You may purchase the manual to review it before purchasing a convertible top package. (We would then pro-rate future purchase of the convertible top when it is ordered.)
In most cases, our convertible top packages include everything you need to install your own Cadillac Eldorado soft top. (Convertible top frame seals must be ordered separately if required.)
There is no sewing involved in installing a two-part convertible top, but you will have to be comfortable with a staple gun, manipulating convertible-top fabric, and applying contact cement. Our convertible-top packages include stainless-steel staples and the very best grade of contact cement with brush. To start shopping, click a link at the right. To learn more about installing your own Cadillac Eldorado soft top, click the link below.
Do-it-yourselfers: Read a summary of convertible top installation.
Cadillac Eldorado Convertible Tops and Convertible Top Parts available for years 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 and 1986
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