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1953 Cadillac Project Resto-mod / Rat Rod 1960 Engine 1954 1955 Wire Hubcaps on 2040-cars

Year:1953 Mileage:99999 Color: Blue / Blue
Location:

Poolesville, Maryland, United States

Poolesville, Maryland, United States
Transmission:auto
Engine:1960
Body Type:Convertible
Vehicle Title:Clear
Condition:
Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
: 5362
Year: 1953
Exterior Color: Blue
Make: Cadillac
Interior Color: Blue
Model: DeVille
Number of Cylinders: auto
Trim: ser 62
Drive Type: rwd
Mileage: 99,999
Options: Convertible
Sub Model: Convertible
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty

1953 Cadillac Convertible Project Car POSSIBLE Resto-Mod/Rat-Rod) POTENTIAL
Information about this car:
  • All side trim is on the car and included with the sale
  • Fender skirts have been upgraded to very nice set
  • A nicer brighter chrome Western front bumper has been added (will be put on the vehicle for you, the one on the 53 is twisted ), but we do not have a rear bumper
  • A nicer trunk lid has been added and will be included as well as any other added parts
  • Majority of interior  we have (we have complete door panels for the front, as well as both kick panels) I have the rear  LOWER side interior panels from a 1950 Convertible, very similar
  • Front seat included (very hard to find in any shape) no back seat upper and lower cushion, have both upper rear interior panels with switches
  • Header bow is in good condition top frame was beige from new
  • The floor is fairly solid and please not e the valve  the assembly in the back that works the hydraulics
  • ~1960 Engine (it does need to be overhauled, 1953 engine can be purchased please inquire about our salvage yard of Cadillacs  1950-1964)
  • The trunk has rust but fixable
  • Rare spoke 1953 hubcaps included
  • Very nice convertible top frame that has never been off the vehicle, has nice pinch well trim as well as well as UPPER rear interior panels with switches
  • A nicer hood will be added please see pic, the one on the 53 has rust under the lip and the hood that is included is VERY CLEAN
  • VIN tag in door jamb and VIN numbers are very legible in frame
  • We do not have the keys for this car
  • The car does not run
  • Same owner for many years
  • This car is very, very rare and difficult to find and we are listing many 1953 coupes and convertibles on Ebay
Other Information:
  • Can help with delivery to any port and can help with all International shipping.
  • Please remember we have a scrap yard if you require more parts sometimes we can deliver. I am always able to talk at   301 672 1000

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Cadillac V-Series Academy comes to Las Vegas [w/video]

Thu, 31 Jan 2013 08:26:00 EST

General Motors has added another high-speed education course to the curriculum at the Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. The desert track already hosts the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School with Chevrolet Corvettes, including the ZR1, and they've just added the Cadillac V-Series Academy.
Open now, the one- and two-day performance driving school teaches "the finer points of high performance driving" using the 556-horspower instructional aids known as the CTS-V sedan, coupe and wagon. This is different than than using the CTS-V at the Monticello Motor Club on the east coast - that's part of a sponsorship deal that Cadillac has with the track. The driving course at the Motorsports Ranch is its own program that was developed by Fellows, and we have no reason to think the Cadillac edition won't be just as thorough and enjoyable as the one with Corvettes.
Unlike the 'Vette edition, however, it doesn't appear that you get an invitation to the program if you buy a CTS-V model. Classes are capped at 12 participants and run $1,295 for a single day, $2,295 for two days. There are a video and a press release below with more info.

How GM's grueling 24-hour test gets the kinks out of its performance cars

Tue, 27 Aug 2013 09:30:00 EST

One of the biggest challenges automakers face when designing a high-performance car is making sure that it is both fast and reliable. For General Motors, any car that might be taken to the track by its owner - like the Corvette, Camaro Z/28 (shown above) and the Cadillac CTS-V, for example - undergoes a rigorous and strenuous 24-hour test by engineers at the Milford Proving Grounds, as pointed out by Car and Driver.
We've posted on this topic in the past - on a video showing the Camaro ZL1 being brutalized, for instance - but this article gives a more in-depth look at what actually happens behind the scenes... including what that poor ZL1 went through. Though the test isn't for 24 hours straight, the cars are pushed as hard as possible by some of GM's best drivers with only the brakes and tires replaced frequently.
We don't want to ruin the fun for you, but it is an interesting article that tells just some of what GM does to develop its sports cars. Check out the full article over at Car and Driver for the rest of the story.

GM recalls 2014 Cadillac CTS recall

Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:33:00 EST

No, that headline isn't a typo - General Motors has reportedly issued a recall for one of its own recalls. The recall of a recall affects the recall of the 2014 Cadillac CTS, which wasn't supposed to be recalled. Except that the 2014 CTS was supposed to be recalled. Oh no, now we've gone cross-eyed.
Allow us to explain. The redesigned, third-generation CTS Sedan does not feature a faulty ignition switch, while the 2014 CTS Coupe and Wagon, which are based on the second-gen car, do. And as it turns out, there are only 264 of those vehicles included in last week's 8.2-million-unit, ignition-switch recall. Model year 2003 to 2013 CTS Sedans, Coupes and Wagons are still covered.
It's not entirely clear how this, frankly, colossal mistake was made, although we're betting GM is rapidly trying to get to the bottom of this embarrassing issue. Regardless, let's just take what solace we can in there being one less vehicle that GM has recalled this year.