Project 1967 Cadillac Eldorado

JohnCool Cars, Latest Projects, RestorationOctober 11, 20150 Comment

This blog Post we give you an inside peek of the restoration Project 1967 Cadillac Eldorado we are doing at our New shop In Ocala Florida

Project 1967 Cadillac Eldorado

we service the entire State many of our Jobs come from Tampa, Orlando as well as SWFL including Naples, Fort Myers, and Sarasota ..kEEP your Eyes peeled for 4 Classic Car Restorations Projects From Sarasota including a 1966 Mustang convertible, 1950 Chevrolet Truck with an Art Morrison Frame .. 383 stroker Fuel Injected .. lets see also We just completed a 1970 Gsx Stage 1 car ..

Finally some really cool clients with  a 1961 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud .. only 5300 Original miles .. Wow

Got a bit sidetracked .. Back on Point ..lol

Project 1967 Cadillac Eldorado

 

On the Caddy Project on the bottom of the post, I will share a link to two early blog post at the beginning of

this Classic 1967 Cadillac Eldorado.

Take a peek at this Video I share how for 35 years we have a certain Procedure we follow to

Get a show Quality Finish 

It is a Long and Time-Consuming Process

Takes more material To Get the Results but so worth it!

This Video I explain the Grits of sandpaper and how we Go about wet Blocking a car after the First 4 coats of Clear

and The secret Next Step ( most people ) don’t do this!

 

 

 

 

Did you know that the 67 Elderado was the first front-wheel drive car Built By the Big Three?

Here is some info on this Classic Car Below

The new Eldorado was a nice departure from the previous iteration, which had to emerge as little more than a dressed-up variant of Cadillac’s De Ville. It is crisp styling, initiated by way of GM styling chief invoice Mitchell, was once exotic and particular, extra angular than the streamlined Riviera and Toronado. This was the one creation Cadillac to be prepared with his headlights in the back of vacuum operated doorways.

Efficiency was zero–60 mph (zero–96 km/h) is not up to 9 seconds and a high speed of 120 mph (192 km/h). Roadability and handling had been enormously praised by means of present-day stories, and earnings were high-quality regardless of high record costs.

The success of the Buick Riviera and Oldsmobile Toronado didn’t escape the attention of Cadillac executives. They wanted a private luxury car and in 1967 proved to be the right time for Cadillac to make their move. This automobile used to be loosely headquartered upon 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado “GM E-physique” technological know-how but used Cadillac’s possess engine and extraordinary sheet metal together with a moderately longer wheelbase and revised frame.

The Toronado-type front torsion bar suspension was broadly carried over and shared, as was the exact turbo-Hydramatic 425 automated. A silent however huge hy-vo chain carried the vigor a hundred and eighty levels from the torque converter to transmission (which nestled beneath the right financial institution of the V-8). The final power was in front of the transmission, and the left driveshaft used to be routed via the oil pan. GM Styling Chief invoice Mitchell was once liable for the styling, and it was once decreed that the car could be constructed exclusively as a two-door hardtop. The performance was once superb, with 0-60 is not up to 9 seconds (now not bad given that the 4, seven hundred kilos plus weight) and top velocity used to be in the vicinity of 120 mph. Drivability and dealing with had been lauded in road tests of the day, and 17,930 units offered helped Cadillac to a great-promoting year. Entrance disc brakes had been not obligatory. 1968 cars had minor changes, along with a greater, all-new 472 cubic inches V-eight engine making use of much-elevated foundry systems and hollow crankshaft.

This engine belted out 375 hp and seemingly enough torque to topple the Washington monument at will. Entrance disc brakes have been made commonplace. 1969 and 1970 automobiles were elevate-over cars with a few enhancements. Primarily, the 1970 car brought an enlarged 500 cubic inch V-8 boasting 400 horsepower, and traditionally adequate torque to pull down the Chrysler building.

 

Here is the post when we first started in case you didn’t see Here 

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