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1968 Cadillac Coupe De Ville 472 Big Block on 2040-cars

Year:1968 Mileage:65827 Color: Regent Maroon / White
Location:

Newport, Oregon, United States

Newport, Oregon, United States
Transmission:Automatic
Body Type:Coupe
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:472 cubic inch big block
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: jb275001 Year: 1968
Make: Cadillac
Model: DeVille
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Trim: 2 door hard top
Options: Leather Seats
Drive Type: Rear Wheel Drive
Power Options: Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Mileage: 65,827
Exterior Color: Regent Maroon
Interior Color: White
Disability Equipped: No
Number of Cylinders: 8
Condition: UsedA 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.Seller Notes:"Some blistering of fenders, leaky front window, missing trunk key, small piece of chrome trim by headlight missing, hole in front seat leather, speedometer doesnt work, heater controls dont work, needs restoration"

This was my grandfathers 1968 Cadillac Coupe Deville. I am third owner and cant do the car justice. It has blisters along the bottom of the fender where someone used bondo to repair them, there are some paint blisters on the back of the window (the black that you see in the images is paint-over-rust).The front window leaks and will need to be repaired. The air conditioning, the fan, the cruise control, the speedometer and the radio dont work. The glass is all original, the electric windows, electric seat, the radio antenna, the lights, and the windshield wipers all work. It runs and I run it everyday to keep it that way. It comes with an original 68 Cadillac owners manual and extra de Ville Badging (see photos). It is a driver and needs some work or a restoration to be back at 100%.  The car is not registered at this time.


It will be the buyers responsibility to transport the vehicle and register the car. Payment is by paypal only.


On Sep-04-13 at 17:44:48 PDT, seller added the following information:

This was my grandfathers 1968 Cadillac Coupe Deville. I am third owner and cant do the car justice. It has blisters along the bottom of the fender where someone used bondo to repair them, there are some paint blisters on the back of the window (the black that you see in the images is paint-over-rust).The front window leaks and will need to be repaired. The air conditioning, the fan, the cruise control, the speedometer and the radio dont work. The glass is all original, the electric windows, electric seat, the radio antenna, the lights, and the windshield wipers all work. It runs and I run it everyday to keep it that way. It comes with an original 68 Cadillac owners manual and extra de Ville Badging (see photos). It is a driver and needs some work or a restoration to be back at 100%.  The car is not registered at this time.


It will be the buyers responsibility to transport the vehicle and register the car. Payment is by paypal only.


Tuesday September 4th note: I found a set of tire chains for the car and a new set of brake shoes for the rear of the car

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