Cadillac : Fleetwood Hardtop 9 Passengar Station Wagon
Sale price: $13,500.00 make an offer
Car location: United StatesSale type: Fixed price listing
Technical specifications, photos and description:
|Type:||9 Passenger Hardtop Station Wagon|
|Color:||Brown / Gold|
|Engine:||472 cu. in. 375 h.p.|
|Transmission:||3 Speed Turbo Hydromatic 400|
|Trim:||Hardtop 9 Passenger Station Wagon|
|Interior Color:||Tan / Gold|
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Cadillac : Fleetwood Hardtop 9 Passengar Station Wagon for sale
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Enveloped in History and One of the Rarest Cars on the Planet!
Only 14 were ever manufactured
and it is said that only 6 are left in the World today!
G. M. Factory Commissioned 1969 Cadillac Fleetwood Hardtop 9 Passenger Station Wagon with Sunroof and Luggage Rack
472 c. i. 375 h. p. @ 4400 rpm 10. 5 to 1 Compression Ratio 525 Torque ft. lbs. @ 3300 rpm
THM-400 3 spd. Trans. Rochester Quadra-Jet 4V Carb.
19'2" Over-All Length 130" w. b. 5200 lb. Gross Vehicle Weight. $13. 61 MSRP in 1969
Body by Fisher and Conversion by Custom Craft Division of Automobile Specialty. Detroit. Michigan. Other wagons were owned by Supreme Court Judges. Country Singers Glen Campbell and Porter Wagoner. Dean Martin and Jeff Dennis to just name the few.
Jeff Dennis was a Real Estate Owner/Developer/Salesman and Founder of the highly successful R-Ranches of California purchased this "First and Favorite" of many Cadillacs for his Personal and Business Collection. Besides this 1969 Fleetwood Wagon he also owned a 1972 Fleetwood Wagon and a 1976 Fleetwood Wagon and several Eldorado Convertibles. this 1969 Station Wagon is the only Hardtop and the last Cadillac from that collection. These vehicles were all purchased by Mr. Dennis "brand new" for his personal use while on the Ranches and as Courtesy Cars to accommodate his prospective and current customers thus the Low Mileage on this Classic. they pretty much just stayed at home and on the range!
In 1969 several Cadillac Fleetwood Wagons served as Indianapolis 500 Courtesy Cars to shuttle the V. I. P's of the Speedway. Racing Team Big Shots. Drivers. Team Members etc. to and from the Track. Hotels and Airports. It's been stated that up to 6 vehicles were in service and although the odds are good that this may one of those vehicles we have not as of yet been able to certify or document that. The reason for bringing this up is that there is a "Commemorative Plaque of Appreciation" mounted on the dash. With an Official Seal of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. saying "in Appreciation of Courtesy Service 1969". We have been trying and still are in touch with the Indy 500 museum and searching the internet to get this documented or at least a picture of it in service. Mr. Dennis passed away so as of this writing all we have is the plaque on the dash.
: FYI Mario Andretti in his Hawk III / Ford won that race over Dan Gurney with an average speed of 156. 867 mph and paid $206. 727 in winnings for his Victory.
After spending most of it's traveling life in the state of California as a Courtesy Car for the R-Ranches it was taken out of service and stored back in 2001. Resting peacefully at one of the R-Ranches the R-Wild Horse Ranch in Redding. CA. Then around 2010 it was brought to Smith River. CA. the home of Bill Dennis recently retired Drift Boat owner. Outfitter. Avid Fisherman and one of Jeff and Shirley Dennis' four children. There it has sat in storage. again peacefully resting in his garage until this July (2014). At which time Bill contacted me to resurrect this last remaining Classic Wagon and get it ready For Sale. Stating he wanted the car to be driven and appreciated rather than just sitting in storage. he wishes he had the time to dedicate to this Rare One Owner Family Vehicle but recently admitted he just does not. Thus this "Once in a Lifetime Chance" your only chance to own and conduct the restoration of this Classic Historical American Road Ruling Timepiece!
Why me. well Bill and I grew up together since back in the 50's and Bill knows of my Expertise and Experience with Classic Cadillacs. Performance Hot Rods and Show Cars. Having recently retired myself from Vic Hubbard Performance Auto Supply a World renown Speed and Marine shop and parts supplier since 1949. where I managed the Wholesale Division for the last 20 years. I know Hot Rods and I know Classics!
The work on the Fleetwood thus far:
Engine and Transmission both completely flushed. filters changed and worn gaskets replaced.
Road tested over 500 miles. it's Running Strong. Responsive with no leaks or smoke whatsoever it just ran Cool. Quiet and Reliable!
New Brakes. completely done with a New Master Cylinder. all new Wheel Cylinders. both Front Brake Hoses. New Rear Shoes. New Front Pads and fresh New Brake Hardware all around. Flushed all the brake lines with all New Synthetic Fluid and Pressure Bled until all air was removed!
New Monroe Shocks and new all new air lines. Monroe-Matics in front and Monroe Air Shocks in the rear (90lbs. capacity I run @ 60lbs. )!
Complete and Thorough Tune-Up with New Ignition Wires. Spark Plugs. Distributor Cap. Rotor. Points and Condenser. br>with all Brand New A/C Delco parts!
New Fuel. Air and Crank-Case Filters. all with Brand New A/C Delco Parts!
Power Steering Pump Flushed with New Fluid and Lucas P/S conditioner. New Hoses and all air removed!
Radiator Pressure tested. Flushed. New Delco Anti-Freeze. New Upper and Lower Hoses. New A/C Delco Thermostat and Belts
(2-A/C. 1-Alternator. 1-P/S and 1-Smog Pump)
Fresh New Battery and Alternator tested with 13. 7 output.
Fuel Tank and Lines completely Flushed and Replaced with Sta-Bil fuel conditioner. Hi-Octane Fuel. Lucas Conditioners with Lead Supplements!
Four Brand New Hankook 70. 00 mile tread life Tires with the best of the rest diverted to spare duty!
Newly Rebuilt Rochester Quadra-Jet 4V Carburetor. Just because it sat for so long I was sure the gaskets were toast! Again Bill wants this car in excellent running condition for the next owner. I also Replaced all the Vacuum Lines!
Please ask all questions you need and want and read all information carefully and completely before bidding. this vehicle is Sold As Is and there is No Refund! Additional Pictures and Information available upon request.
Thanks for Checking out our ad and Good Luck bidding!
Sincerely. Douglas Kennedy and Bill Dennis
Also published at eBay.ca
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Comments and questions to the seller:from Jim Bledsoe, dated 20 july 2017
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