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Buick Electra 225, 1961-64
Convertible Top and Convertible Top Parts

Buick Electra 225 Key Features:
  • Quality: Made to Buick specs, 100% fit guarantee.
  • Original Configuration: Two piece top, top section and window section
  • Original Factory Material: Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl
  • Original Window: Plastic window.
  • Original Colors: Black and GM White
  • Alternate Materials: Haartz stayfast canvas
  • Package Specials: Get an Electra top and everything you need to install it--and save hundreds of dollars on labor costs. Our Best Buy convertible top packages include a new top, hold down cables, tack strips, convertible top pads, and a staples and glue kit with professional grade contact cement. We also include our Convertible Top Installation Guide, which will walk you through a do-it-yourself Electra top installation. We also offer the option of purchasing the Arrow ETFX 50 Electric Stapler with Staples, which is ideal for driving 1/4", 3/8", and 1/2" staples into modern convertible top tack strips, eliminating the need for an air gun during your Electra convertible top installation. We highly recommend it if you're installing your own Electra top.
  • Shop with confidence: 5 year manufacturer warranty.
  • Hydraulic Components: Hydraulic cylinders, motor pumps and hose sets all available and in stock.

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1961-64 Buick Electra 225 Convertible Tops
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Description Color Price Buy!
Best Buy!
A.) Install Pack with Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl Convertible Top and Plastic Window
Package Includes:
For: 1961-64 Buick Electra 225 Convertible Top
About Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl


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$299.95
C.) Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl, Convertible Top Section
For: 1961-64 Buick Electra 225 Convertible Top
About Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl


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$169.95
D.) Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl, Plastic Window Section
For: 1961-64 Buick Electra 225 Convertible Top
About Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl


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$89.95
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For: 1961-64 Buick Electra 225 Convertible Top
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Buick Electra 225 convertible tops and parts in this category fit model years: 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1964


Accessories
Description Price Buy!
Arrow ETFX50 Heavy Duty Electric Stapler

The Arrow Fastener ETFX50 electric staple gun drives wire staples with force. It will securely drive 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" staples into modern convertible top tack strips, eliminating the need for an air gun for convertible top installation, this stapler comes with the a supply of 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" staples.

This stapler also has a brad driving capability, so you can use this stapler again and again for a variety of jobs.

The Arrow ETFX50 packs a well-balanced powerful, durable design. Comes complete with rugged carrying case and 10-foot, heavy-duty cord, a supply of T50 series staples, and a one-year manufacturer's warranty.

Additional features include safety trigger lock, comfortable non-slip cushion grip, fastener reload, all-steel working parts, and 14-amp motor.

$54.95


Hydraulics
Description Price Buy!
A PACKAGE SPECIAL:
Complete Convertible Top Hydraulics Kit, Motor/Pump With a 1 Year Warranty and cylinders come with a one(1) year warranty. Use Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF)
  • One Motor Pump
  • Two Hydraulic Cylinders
  • One Hose Set
  • Hydraulics System Manual
$599.95
1961-64 Buick Electra Convertible Top Hydraulic Hose Set
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$99.95
1961-64 Buick Electra Convertible Top Hydraulic Lift Cylinder, Each.
$139.95
1961-64 Buick Electra Convertible Top Hydraulic Lift Cylinders, Pair.
$269.95
1961-64 Buick Electra Convertible Top Hydraulic Motor Pump
$229.95
1961-64 Buick Electra Convertible Top Hydraulic Motor Pump Rebuild/repair Service
   The repair service is usually completed 4 to 5 weeks after we receive your motor pump Details...

$149.95
1962-64 Oldsmobile F-85, 98, 88 Convertible Top Hydraulic Motor Pump Fits * 1962-65 Oldsmobile F-85, 98 * 63-64 Bucik Lasabre, Invicta, Wildcat, Electra * 63-64 Chevy Impala
$229.95
Top Switch: To Activate Raising/Lowering.
Heavy Duty: Rated for 50 amps.
Mount in any under dash hole.
Use your original wiring, per included diagram.
$26.95
Convertible Top Motor Pump Rebuild/Repair Service.

Comes with a one-year warranty, good from time of purchase. Please be aware we cannot send a call tags for international shipments.

   The repair service is usually completed 4 to 5 weeks after we receive your motor pump Details...

$149.95
Hydraulic System Guide: A well illustrated 16 page, 8 1/2 x 11 guide to the operation, diagnosis, and bleeding of the motor pump and to the motor/pump and cylinder removal and reassembly. Diagnosis includes electrical testing procedures.
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$14.95
"O" Ring Motor Pump Service Kit For Any 1955+ Motor/Pump

Our O-Ring kit contains the following items:(1) Drive Pin, (1) 1/8" Chrome Ball, (2) 1/4" Chrome Ball, (2) Pump Port O-Ring, (2) Reservoir O-Ring, (1) Reservoir bolt O-Ring, (1) Reservoir plug, (1)Reservoir Plug O-Ring (metal plug only).

$24.95
Set of 4 New Pump Grommets
$3.95
Top Cylinder Mounting Bolt, One.
With Pin and Bushings
1 5/8" Long, 3/8" Diameter.
$11.95
Top Cylinder Mounting Bolt, One
With Pin and Bushings.
1 1/8" Long, 3/8" in Diameter.
$11.95
Top Cylinder White Nylon Bushing, Each
$2.95
Motor pump reservoir plug, black rubber
$1.95


Installation Supplies
Description Price Buy!
Arrow ETFX50 Heavy Duty Electric Stapler

The Arrow Fastener ETFX50 electric staple gun drives wire staples with force. It will securely drive 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" staples into modern convertible top tack strips, eliminating the need for an air gun for convertible top installation, this stapler comes with the a supply of 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" staples.

This stapler also has a brad driving capability, so you can use this stapler again and again for a variety of jobs.

The Arrow ETFX50 packs a well-balanced powerful, durable design. Comes complete with rugged carrying case and 10-foot, heavy-duty cord, a supply of T50 series staples, and a one-year manufacturer's warranty.

Additional features include safety trigger lock, comfortable non-slip cushion grip, fastener reload, all-steel working parts, and 14-amp motor.

   Details...

$59.95
 
New 2012 Edition!!!
Convertible Top Guys' "How To Remove and Install Classic Two-Part Tops."

This 50-page, extensively illustrated how-to manual walks you through removing and installing a two-part convertible top. Any handy person can remove and install their own convertible top and save hundreds of dollars on labor costs. This manual applies to almost all American convertibles made before the year 2000, and some foreign cars, too, like Celicas and Saabs. Our manuals, available exclusively at Convertible Top Guys, have been helping do-it-yourselfers for years. This spiral bound 8 1/2 x 11 book is designed as both a tutorial for first-time installers and as a step-by-step manual, too. They're the best guides on the market. Buy it on its own here or get it for 1/2 price by purchasing one of our convertible top packages.

$29.95
Convertible Top Rear Well Liner, Original Black GM Material
   Details...

$79.95
Front and Rear Top Frame Bow Tack Strip
   Details...

In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$19.95
Pair of Top Hold Down Cables, with Original Plate Design.

American made in the USA (beware of inferior made imports)
   Details...

$51.95
Staples and Glue Kit: 500 each of 1/4" & 3/8" Stainless Steel Staples (20 gauge). Plus an 8oz Can of Trimmer Contact Cement with Brush.
   Details...

In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$17.95
Top Pads
   Details...

$27.95
3M Black Super Weatherstrip Adhesive, 5oz Tube
   Details...

$10.99
Plastic pry tool, great for prying fasteners and seals, pushing seals into retainers, loosening fabric etc
$8.95
Plastic pry tool set, 5 piece kit, great for prying fasteners and seals, pushing seals into retainers, loosening fabric etc. Comes with red case/holder.
$25.95
B.E.A./Stantech Staple Gun 71 Series
 
  • The BEA 71/16-421 air powered upholstery stapler drives 1/4" to 5/8" narrow crown staples.
  • One year warranty
  • This light but powerful stapler features a 1" nose length, ergonomic design, and integrated silencer making it suitable for both industrial and home use
  • Low air consumption, long service life, and ease of maintenance make this stapler a cost saver.
  • Applications for this stapler include bedding, upholstery, packaging, and speaker grills
$229.95


Boots
Description Color Price Buy!
Convertible Top Boot, Attaches as Original - In Original Madrid Vinyl.
Includes 26 Installed Snaps

This boot fits the following cars:

  • 1961-64 Buick Electra
  • 1961-64 Cadillac Eldorado & Series 62
  • 1961-64 Buick LeSabre
  • 1961-64 Buick Invicta & Wildcat
  • 1961-64 Pontiac Bonneville, Catalina, Grand Prix & Parisienne
  • 1961-64 Pontiac Catalina
  • 1961-64 Pontiac Grand Prix
  • 1961-64 Pontiac Parisienne
  • 1961-64 Oldsmobile 88, 98 & Starfire
  • 1961-64 Chevy Impala


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$229.95
Convertible Top Boot Bag
-- -- -- $32.95


Cleaning & Protectant
Description Price Buy!
A PACKAGE SPECIAL:
A Combination Pack of RAGGTOPP Brand Canvas Cleaner & Protectant.
    Plus:
  • Raggtopp Convertible Top Plastic Window Cleaner and Protectant Kit.
  • The Natural Horsehair Convertible Top Cleaning Brush
    In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$79.95
A Combination Pack of RAGGTOPP Brand Canvas Cleaner & Protectant

About RAGGTOPP products
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$38.95
A PACKAGE SPECIAL:
A Combination Pack of the RAGGTOPP Brand Vinyl Cleaner and Protectant.
    Plus:
  • Raggtopp Convertible Top Plastic Window Cleaner and Protectant Kit.
  • The Natural Horsehair Convertible Top Cleaning Brush
    In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$79.95
A Combination Pack of the RAGGTOPP Brand Vinyl Cleaner and Protectant Together

About RAGGTOPP products
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$34.95
Raggtopp Convertible Top Plastic Window Cleaner and Protectant Kit
Contains Bottle Window Cleaner, Bottle Window Protectant, Sponge, Applicator Pad and Microfiber Towel

About RAGGTOPP products
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$29.95
Natural Horsehair Convertible Top Cleaning Brush

About Natural Horsehair Brush
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$14.95


Weatherstripping
Description Price Buy!
Accessory Floor Mat - made of high quality black rubber with molded original emblem. Also designed to be sewn into new carpets. 12"X17", Each
$24.95
Weatherstripping Seal: Roof-Rail Seal Kit, 7 Piece, All Right and Left Side Top Rail Seals, and Includes Header Seal (LP45).

Fits: 61-64 Electra, Eldorado

$249.95
Weatherstripping Seal: Roof-Rail Seal Kit, 7 Piece, All Right and Left Side Top Rail Seals, and Windshield Top Header Seal.

Fits: All 61-64 Wildcat, Impala, , LeSabre, Starfire, Bonneville, Catalina and 61-62 Electra Convertibles

$239.95
Weatherstripping Seals Kit: Convertible Top Roof Rail, Door and Trunk Weatherstripping Seals (Includes LM 21, RR 1810, TK46-18). Fits 61-62 Electra. 61-62 Coupe DeVille, Oldsmobile "88", "98"
$329.95
Weatherstripping Seals Kit: Convertible Top Roof Rail, Door and Trunk Weatherstripping Seals. Fits 63-64 Electra, 63-64 DeVille, Oldsmobile "88", "98"
$309.95


Top Frame Parts
Description Price Buy!
1961-64 Full Size GM Cars (B & C Body). Convertible Top Rear Tacking Rail (Trimstick)
$169.95
1962-63 GM A Body Cars. Convertible Top Rear Tacking Rails (Trimsticks)
$169.95


Parts Catalog
Description Price Buy!
Parts Printout: A full color print out of the parts, swatches and important information listed on this page for your convertible. Comes with a $5 off coupon towards your next order.
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$5.00
Swatch booklet showing all of our available convertible top materials and color selections
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$29.95




Important Information
Original Factory Color(s): Black and GM White

Original Patterns: Our convertible tops are made from original dealer patterns. We offer the replacement tops in original stayfast canvas (some cars) or original pinpoint vinyl fabric (most original tops.)

Installation: This is a classic two part top. You can read a thorough summary of the construction and installation of this top via the link at the bottom of this page. The full manual, together with notes taken during the removal of the old top will guide the handy installer through a complete restoration.

Confidence using an air driven staple gun and the use of contact cement to align fabric and frame sections is required. There is no sewing.

Both Parts Available Separately: If you wish to replace only the window section, or only the main top, the two parts are separately available. Order both the main top and the rear window section for a full replacement top. Or order one of our full restoration packages.

Hold Down Cables: A pair of cables, one on each side, thread through pocketed hems on the main top sides. The ends of the cables hold the top to the frame. New cables are recommended with each new top. (You can read about cables in the installation summary link.) Cables offered here feature the original factory configuration plates.

Tacking strips: Much of the installation involves tacking or stapling (there is no sewing involved.) Tacking into the bow over the windshield (header bow) and into the bow over the rear window (rear top bow) is done into special strips embedded in these frame bows. We offer new tack strips for the front and rear top bows. They should not be required until after at least two tops have been stapled to them. Rebuilding the rear base line tacking strips requires grafting sections of suitable dimension and we would cut and ship per your needs for that purpose.

Top pads: Top padding "builds out" the top. Pads can last through two tops but should be replaced if of suspect condition.

Top Boots: You have the option of using a top storage boot. Our boot fits, as original.Hydraulics:

We now stock hydraulic cylinders, motor-pumps, and hoses for your convertible tops. All are made to OEM specifications. Each can be ordered separately; however, when ordering hydraulic cylinders we recommend replacing both. The chances are that both hydraulic cylinders were manufactured at the same time: if one is on its way out the other may follow. If the top is raised and one hydraulic cylinder is working harder than the other the result over time can lead to a slightly bent convertible top frame. The replacement of both hydraulic cylinders will ensure that the top raises and lowers symmetrically.

Systems for this car take Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) and have a 5 year warranty when used with this fluid. Brake fluid should not be used as it voids the warranty. We also offer an installation manual when ordered.

The 12 volt motor-pumps include a mounting bracket with rubber grommets to reduce vibration.

We also offer a rebuilding service for motor-pumps. Not all are repairable, but it is less expensive to have one rebuilt than to buy a new one. The motor-pump would need to be sent to us for evaluation. Hoses come with all new fittings and are made specifically to fit your car.



Parts in this category (Buick Electra 225) fit cars for years: 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1964.

We a now pleased to offer hydraulic cylinders, hydraulic motor pumps, and hydraulic hose sets for many different convertibles, they will be listed on your cars page if available. Also, checkout our newly added roof rail weatherstripping seals, front header weatherstripping seals, door weatherstripping seals, trunk weatherstripping seals. Look for extra savings on weatherstripping seals kits.

We are continuing to grow our convertible related products: These include convertible top latches, tonneau covers, relays, switches, rear tacking rails (trimsticks), seat covers, car covers, and carpeting.


 
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