1965 Cadilac Coupe DeVille ** no reserve **
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Last update: 12.06.2013
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1965 Cadilac Coupe DeVille ** no reserve ** for sale
1965 Cadillac Coupe DeVille
Beautifully All Original
This 1965 Cadillac has the standard instrumentation of odometer. temperature gauge. fuel gauge. and clock. It also comes equipped with power brakes. power windows. remote mirror. power seats and power antenna. and power steering which works well and has no leaks. The general body condition and alignment are excellent. All chrome and stainless trim are in excellent condition. It is in very good condition and has been well cared for by all previous owners. it has recently passed a Department of Motor Vehicles safety inspection.
Interior The interior is a bluish grey vinyl and the seats have a bluish grey cloth inserts which are original and in good condition with no rips or advanced wear with the exception of the seam on the left upper corner of the left front seat which is separating. There is also a small tear to the left arm rest. The head liner. door panels. carpet and all interior trim are in excellent condition.
Exterior The exterior body is manufactured of steel body panels which are welded and bolted together and mounted on a full steel conventional frame. The body and frame has undergone extensive restoration with the majority of all exterior body panels having been dipped and stripped to the bare metal. The chassis is a perimeter box type frame utilizing a stamped steel 'X' member. The chassis has been undercoated and is sound with no previous damage. The rear suspension is a triangulated four - link and coil spring system that is factory stock. It is in excellent shape and has new shock absorbers. The front suspension is unequal length upper and lower control arms. the upper "A" arms have new bushings. also finned drum brakes are in place. There are new front shocks and brakes shoes installed. all ball joints and tie rod ends are in very good condition. The vehicle has been refinished in Cadillac Aspen white number 12.
Glass The windshield is in very good condition with only minor pitting and minor scratches evident. The right and left door glass. the right and left quarter glass. and the back glass are all in excellent condition with no scratches or pitting.
Lights The headlights are a four lanp sealed beam system which is in good operational condition. They feature the unique automatic dim system. The corner lamps which are located in the side of the front bumper are 4x10 in size. clear lenses in excellent condition with no cracks or weathering. The tail lamps in the rear are mounted in the rear bumper and are in excellent condition with no weathering or cracks.
Chrome - There is an extensive amount of chrome inclusive of front bumper. windshield mouldings. door glass mouldings. belt mouldings. mirrors. door handles. back glass moulding. body side mouldings. vent cowl. wheel opening mouldings and rear bumper which are all in excellent condition with no corrosion. pitting or prior collision damage evident.
Tires & Rims - The tires. Firestone FR 721 size P235/75R15 wide white walls. are excellent condition with tread depth readings to all four tires at 10/32. These tires are mounted to factory steel rims with full wheel covers which are all in good condition with no prior collision damage or corrosion.
Engine & Transmission - The vehicle is equipped with the original Cadillac engine 429 cubic V8 coupled to a stock General Motor's cast iron 2 - speed automatic transmission. The transmission has been resealed. has no leaks. and shifts as factory intended. A new re-core radiator has recently been installed. It runs well and has been well cared for with no coolant or oil leaks. The exhaust system. coolant pump as well as the upper and lower radiator hoses are in very good condition with the only exception being that the right exhaust manifold has a small crack that was repaired once.
Appraised at $14000 in 2011
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