Category: Auto Body Parts

Get a Handle On It – Door Handles, Mirrors and More

Original door handles and exterior mirrors are components that are always exposed to the elements and as a result, they often look far more battered and worn than the rest of your classic GM car, especially if the final paint

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OPGI’s 5 Top Tech Tips: Weatherstripping

Everyone knows that new weatherstripping can tighten up the fit and sealing of a vehicle’s doors, windows and trunk (and more) to make the overall driving experience quieter, cleaner and more comfortable. What fewer people seem to recognize is just

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OPGI’s Top 5 Tech Tips: Moldings

Bright and shiny new moldings will obviously improve the appearance of any car that they are installed on. In order to look their best however, molding components must absolutely be installed correctly. Installing new moldings is never a quick, snap-together procedure, and the

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New Tail Fin Lamp Lens for all 1963 Cadillacs Now Available!

A worn or damaged tail lamp lens can really ruin the appearance of an otherwise excellently restored classic car like the big 1963 Cadillacs. Original General Motors (GM) 1963 tail lamp lenses are not easily restored, and they are not

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Deluxe 1968-72 El Camino Bed Surround Molding Kit

  Original Parts Group Inc. (OPGI) has announced the availability of new RESTOPARTS® brand Bed Surround Molding Kits for 1968-72 Chevrolet El Caminos. Although GM no longer offers replacements for these highly visible El Camino exterior trim components, Original Parts

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The Buick Nailhead

Buick’s legendary V-8 engine from the mid-fifties to the mid-sixties is often called the “nailhead” motor due to its long, thin-stemmed valves with small diameter heads that resemble vertical rows of nails. The first Buick nailhead engines (debuting in 1953)

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2016 Edition 1954-76 Cadillac Restoration Parts Catalog

The Original Parts Group Inc. (OPGI) 2016 edition of the 1954-76 Cadillac restoration parts catalog is now available. If you’ve got a classic Cadillac, you need this catalog. The new 2016 catalog includes everything from interior and body parts to

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Lower Body Side Molding for 1978-1987 El Caminos

  Dented or damaged body side moldings just look bad, and they are all too often very visible on classic vehicles like 1978-1987 El Caminos, especially if the rest of the car’s exterior is in otherwise good condition. That’s why

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The Top 10 Cadillac Gifts for the Holidays

Whether you’re shopping for a loved one, friend, or family member, the holidays can be stressful.  OPGI offers a full line of Cadillac specific gifts for those hard-to-get guys, everything from our extensive range of restoration parts for their favorite

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Tips to Finding the Perfect Project Car

When you’re starting a new project, there are a few points to consider before purchasing a project car.  If you already have a car that you’re restoring, than it is likely you chose it because there were aspects of the

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