The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Cruiser, Sep 20, 2008.
It looks like crap now, but it's getting somewhere... My recently obtained '63 Sedan Deville...
Here are a few of mine, my 59 convertible
This is my shop truck, made into a pickup back in the 50's.
This is one I am currently working on!
Looks like this right now
Nother vote for keeping it....where in San Jose are you? I've never seen your car around!
Speaking of which, I've noticed you're in Campbell yourself... Wherabouts in that area? I live in the blossom valley, just off of Almaden myself.
when i got it
the day i sold it
I've never seen a Cadillac that looks like crap, that I didn't like. It's getting there just takes time and green.
dont know if it fits properly but its a least 20% cadillac..and its a kustom as well
built in us between 68-76 then parked until I bought it 2007
was a 1950 buick roadmaster sedanette...2968 built
needs work...and parts
thats for sure
regards stig m sweden
That is a beautiful car!
put a 50 cad nose on that. i always wanted to turn a 50 buick fastback into a caddy.
Here's my '60 - bone stock... for now
A long way to go.... but the one I picked up on Friday.
Love those Cadillacs
I'm more or less downtown Campbell, near the Light Rail @ Campbell.
I'm in South San Jose, where 101 and 85 meet. I've taken the car to only a hand full of shows (strangers BBQ, Paso last year). Not too much time with two toddler and home projects.
Here's a coupe of cool Caddy pictures from a friend lil'j who took them lately. Nice shooting..............
Here's my old '56 convert. Built it from a Sedan DeVille 4dr hardtop. Pontiac 400/400 turbo.
Here's what I'm pickin' up this week...
We just stepped into the Cadillac world. We Traded our 51 Chevy even up for this 46 Cadillac 60 Special Fleetwood. We love it!!!
Here is the before and after of my daily. I know now that there are people who like to read maps, parked in the middle of a highway in a 65mph zone with no shoulder one foot past the gas station driveway and six feet before a turn lane. And don't forget the tahoe almost flipping to avoid him and the paint I traded with the guy next to me to try and avoid the two dark cycles and one light cycle of the hazzards I had the fortune of seeing. His car was a 2008 suburu forrester, now has a tail light six inches from the drivers seat. Lap belt only no harm to me or him. My car still runs and drives, with a little rubbing, but put down for now. Only hit him with the outside headlight, just cracked it and didn't hurt the other..they both still work. When I hit him it was like throwing a hammer through a hay field. It was fathers day and had spent my morning loading most of my hand tools and a bunch of big hammers and a few pry bars 3', 5' ,7' long to fix and regap as well as replace the radiator and straighten the core support of a friends trooper. He rolled into someone at a light. For free I fixed it...hmmm...kharma...nahhh. As I had the car towed to my shop I called for my family to meet me so we could go eat. Unloaded all my tools, then locked the car and left. Found out the next day someone broke into my car and stole..........................................
4 mexican blankets,slated for use temp for the seats
5 t shirts, some of them my shops shirts with my logo on them
skateboard-under the blankets
all the quarters out of the ashtray and the ash tray insert, how else were the going to carry the quarters, who has pockets these days right?
and the thirty bucks behind the ashtray, emergency gas/beer fund
Got 4500.00 from his insurance for his neglegence and kept the car too. Bought the black 66 for 2500.00 and has only 19k on the odo and really bad ass interior for original stock. Needs short block due to a dead cylinder and had the money too. Then the med insurance that said and aproved the emergency hysterectomy my wife had earlier this year wasn't covered after all. so no motor yet....kharma?.......who'd I kill?
GoManGO1951 thanks for posting the photo's they look great. Love the two photo's on you kids, kids who love cars that's cool.
BlackMagicKustoms that's a very good story on your Cadillac the Caddy looking very cool now, I just love long black Cadillac's the ultimate cruiser.
Found this very cool Caddy on straykatkustoms tread it needed to be here with the other cool Cadillac cruisers. Mick most likely knows who owns the nice ride.
Yeah, the green part's the problem... That, and trying to work out of an apartment complex parking lot...
Here is a link to more photos of this Caddy...
Ours has been posted previously, but here are a few pics anyway.
Painted by Kings Kustomizing in Easley, SC.
Interior by Sean (Fatluckys).
Striping by Skratch.
Engine by Lux (Crushproof) et al.
My '40 LaSalle/Cadillac with my 509 Cadillac motor, installing this week.
Here is my '61 Fleetwood 75 limousine. Its about to get a '59-60 air suspension set up and a set of '56 Eldorado Sabre wheels.....
Here are a few more of my fleet:
1962 S&S Victoria Hearse
1962 Fleetwood 75 Liousine
1962 Sedan DeVille
and another shot of my 1961 Fleetwood 75.
Here's a pic of my beater Kustom. Doesn't look like I'll get any more work done on it for a few more months. Working near Philly 11 hours a day 6 days a week on afternoons while living in an apartment complex. Can't wait to drive it again. I need a " FIX "
looks good! Those are only 2" blocks in the rear??? Would you mind posting a couple of pics of the 500Cad motor in the engine comparment?
Man that is an angry lookin' ride! I love it.
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