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  • Condition: Used
  • Item location: Woodland Hills, California, United States
  • Make: Cadillac
  • Model: Eldorado
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: ELDORADO
  • Year: 1965
  • Mileage: 57,000
  • VIN: E5100880
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 429
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Red
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

Cadillac Eldorado 1965 Description

1965 Cadillac Eldorado convertible, this 56000 mile southern California example has been professionally restored and is ready for new owner. This low mile beautiful Eldorado is an original black exterior paint car that is dictated by its color code #10 in the data plate. It was sold new 10-26-64 from Cadillac Los Angles on Wilshire Bl to Mrs. Wilcox of Montecito Ca. All factory books and protector plate in the factory binder. I have taken over 100 high res photos of this wonderful example and if I have missed anything that you would like to see I am happy to take them, the car is also open for any inspections. I understand that purchasing a classic over the internet can be a crap shoot but these photos are current being taken the second week of March 2016, this car drives wonderful.
This was a proper car prior to restoration, it was just original and showing its age so it needed a facelift.
The exterior of the car was completely striped. All trim, as well as the bumpers, emblem, glass, top and grills removed, there was no rust repair needed, the car resided in a garage for its complete life, it was taken down to meta, sides had many hours of love to ensure that the long body panels would show good depth and no waves, all sheet metal is very nice and straight, front fenders and rear quarters still retain the embossed date stamps the drip rails, the paint is very deep, door jams and dash were painted as well, it has been cut, polished and the reflection is mirror like, it is a two stage paint. The car has all new weather striping throughout including the top rails, doors, a pillar, Trunk and window seals, both inner and outer fuzzes for all four windows were also replaced., A new motor compartment sound deadening pad was installed. All Chrome has been re plated that was close to $8000.00 and days to put back together and install, all stainless re plated including the rare Eldorado lower moldings, all trim complete, doors, hood and trunk all align correct as well as the windows and top. The glass throughout the car is UN cracked as well as all lenses and original T3 Headlights. There is a new convertible top w glass rear window, new header bows, top lines as well as all hydraulic lines, rams and motor are also new and the top aligns correct, the interior latches also re chromed. This car even retains the original Door edge guard’s.
The car sits on new Wheel vintiques 15 inch wire wheels w new radial tires w a 1.5 whitewall. Front end is excellent with the front end receiving new components as needed and a fresh alignment. Shocks are good and the car rides as a Cadillac of this era is suppose too.
Interior is completely new, the red seating and door panels feel like a chamois, ultra soft, seat cushions and springs have been rebuilt, they carry the correct Cadillac pattern, power seat working in all directions, power windows and power wing vents also working correct and serviced. All interior bright work redone, all gauges working correct, clock has been rebuilt, am radio works as well as power antenna of the radio knob. The Dash was sent out to just dashes and refurbished to new, other options are power trunk, tilt and telescoping steering wheel, twighlight Sentinel also working, power door locks, new carpet, new wood accents with door panels having the proper pinstripe for 1965 Eldorado cars. Factory black rubber Cadillac mats, complete trunk kit in proper material, Trunk mat, spare, and jack and factory cruise control (never tried)
The 429 motor purrs, compression excellent in all 8 cylinders, all hoses, belts, wires, are new, the original carb has been rebuilt, new water pump, fuel pump,battery,altenator,all vacum.lines are new and correctly located in there proper spots. There are no leaks, strong power and the transition shifts well through all gears, motor and transmission mounts were replaced, and exhaust is Cadillac quiet with no.leaks from the manifold gaskets that have been changed. The motor compartment is Tidy. PHOTOS BELOW
On Mar-16-16 at 17:07:32 PDT, seller added the following information:

AC has been converted to 134A and blows cold, all new components.

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