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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 /

Poolesville, Maryland, United States

Poolesville, Maryland, United States
Body Type:Convertible
Vehicle Title:Clear
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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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