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I bought a 1961 Cadillac Eldorado GM factory custom off craigslist

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Nads, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. s55mercury66
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    I have to agree with Gotgas. The family pic is my favorite of all the shots in this thread. Nads, have you had any luck on the lower aluminum trim?
     
  2. Nads
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    I'm lucky, I got a great family, great friends too. It's been a good life for sure.
     
  3. Thats a nice picture of all you together .How you been brother? What you been up too ? I agree block sanding sucks. How miles t bucket going ? Me and gray are slowing working on his 27 bucket
     
  4. Nads
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    Doing great, hope to seeya soon.
     
  5. monsterflake
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    hell yeah! at this point, you could quit, put your feet up, and feel like you've accomplished 10 lifetime's worth of adventures.
     
  6. joemac05
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    Just a long shot... is this your car here ??

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  7. KoolKat-57
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  8. And the Pontiac sign in the back.
     
  9. joemac05
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    Didn't really think so but couldn't be sure. Had to ask...
     
  10. Nads
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    That Pontiac is the X400, the last one of 5 I believe, Latham supercharged monster.
     
  11. Nads
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    It is from the Chicago Auto Show though
     
  12. joemac05
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    Thanks Nads, looks like I came to the right place to find out.
     
  13. elba
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    Beautiful car !!
     
  14. carbuilder
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    Just grand & congrats. Now for the dumb question on 61 converts what is the difference between the Devil, eldo & the eldo baritz.
     
  15. rockable
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    Wow. Don't know how I missed this one. Awesome find and awesome job of preserving it! Go Nads!
     
  16. Tanoki
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    Just wondering, how is the car doing these days??
    Do you still have it?
    Remembered reading this story years ago and had to read it again..
     
  17. Got a real nice featured article in latest Cadillac Owners Club magazine.
     
  18. Nads
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  19. Tanoki
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  20. Incredible Cadillac! I'm glad to see it's still in your capable hands. Looks fantastic!
     
  21. I dont post often but had to tell you what an awesome find that was...brautiful job. I hope you never sell it.
     
  22. Nads
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    thank you all, was gonna take her out this weekend but it's gonna be rainy.
     
  23. Just got through reading your thread.
    Very cool, you did a great job on the tidy up.
     
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