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Offline Cadillac1955

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Post Your restoration pics here
« on: August 26, 2009, 02:15:19 PM »
Post Your Caddy restoration pics here  ;D ;D
Andrè Aga

Cadillac Coupe de Ville 1955
Cadillac Coupe de Ville 1964 "The Apollo"
Cadillac Conv. 1965

Offline jaxops

  • Mark Monaghan
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Re: Post Your restoration pics here
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2009, 08:26:46 AM »
1956 Cadillac: had been re-painted red with a white roof when I got it from my father.  Leaked everywhere and barely turned over after 30 years of storage.  See the whole story: http://mysite.verizon.net/vzerqgfe/id5.html
1970 Buick Electra Convertible
1956 Cadillac Series 75 Limousine
1949 Cadillac Series 75 Imperial Limousine
1979 Lincoln Continental
AACA, Cadillac-LaSalle Club #24591, ASWOA

Offline Cadillac1955

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Re: Post Your restoration pics here
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2009, 10:51:54 AM »
1956 Cadillac: had been re-painted red with a white roof when I got it from my father.  Leaked everywhere and barely turned over after 30 years of storage.  See the whole story: http://mysite.verizon.net/vzerqgfe/id5.html

I wonder if You have some restoration pics during the frame restoration??
Andrè Aga

Cadillac Coupe de Ville 1955
Cadillac Coupe de Ville 1964 "The Apollo"
Cadillac Conv. 1965

Offline jaxops

  • Mark Monaghan
  • Posts: 648
Re: Post Your restoration pics here
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2009, 08:57:50 AM »
I wonder if You have some restoration pics during the frame restoration??
We left the frame and chassis together.  I lifted the rear end to install a new chassis connection that had rusted out but that was about it.  The frame was scraped and repainted but it was in really good condition.  Besides, no one had a lift big enough that could pull the body apart, or that I could afford.  These pics shows the trunk/rear lifted so they can install the new bar and weld it in to secure the rear of the chassis to the frame.
1970 Buick Electra Convertible
1956 Cadillac Series 75 Limousine
1949 Cadillac Series 75 Imperial Limousine
1979 Lincoln Continental
AACA, Cadillac-LaSalle Club #24591, ASWOA

 

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