"Kind of nice that there are so few of these cars produced. This car has US plates on it and as I remember, there is one of those dealer chrome identifiers on the back that was in Las Vegas, something like that. I think the colour was…"
"If it has wood trim on the glove box and door panels, and stainless trim along the outer rockers, it's an Eldorado. New sheet metal plus sanding/painting plus motor & trannie rebuild plus new interior and top = big bucks. …"
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You will see some 1963 EL Do’s that will stop your Heart so you know what your car will look like when you fully restore it ( I am smiling very big after saying that…"
The very big upside to purchasing this car—— is you can say you are the proud owner of a 1963 El Dorado Britz very very limited production Cadillac which is very true ( you are not lying ) and no one would…"
"It is a real conundrum. I know I should stay away from it but he only wants 2000CAN for it [about 1500US]. and I might be able to talk him down a bit. I thought I might get it up on its tires and brought to a local auto body place…"
"The El Do in the picture might be a good purchase to use for parts only —for the other El Do you bought to be restoring back to life
The total number of El Do’s they made in these years is a very small number so acquiring…"
"Sometimes the side trim has been added to the sides of a given Cadillac in our years
That side trim is amazing as it keeps the sides of these cars from getting dings and bangs that would otherwise happen over the years
The sides of my 64…"
"it's probably an eldorado. It has the letters and the rocker moldings. It's very common for eldorados up to 66 to have add-on aftermarket side moldings, because there are none at the level where other cars' doors tended to…"
"The seller describes it as a Cadillac El Dorado Biarritz. Mike is not sure if it is an El Dorado because of the trim down the side. I now know that Biarritz says "convertible" in Cadillac parlance thanks to advice from this…"
These Cadillacs get very expensive and a hell of a lot time and money needs to be spent to be bringing it back to life from the condition this one is in
The suggestion is to buy the Cadillac in the best possible condition…"
"How tough are the frames on these cars? I am looking at one where the floorboards are rusted through with vegetation coming through the holes. It has been sitting outside in our wet climate for a pretty long time and it is a Biarritz…"
"I can't properly thank you all for your information and references to the 'Help' section. I now know for sure that the car in question is an Eldorado Biarritz.. And I can see that if I proceed I will be going to that Help…"
what is the vacuum canister for that is behind the drivers front fender?After removing my fender I see its got a hole in the top but nothing is hooked to it and no line is laying there.Any help would…Continue
I have a 63 cadillac and I took it to a mechanic for a motor tune up long story short the fuel pump gave out and hes tried twice to order it and he says it didnt fit the original pump is smaller on…Continue
I was successful in getting a vehicle from the New York contact I talked about at the last club meeting. I am still trying to figure out how to post a picture of the vehicle that is tied with this comment so if you see a random picture of a black convertible in a yard, that's me haha. …
Hi Everyone, been quite a while since i have been on here.
I have had an issue with the idle on my 64 Coupe Deville ever since i have had it.
With the Idle set high enough that it is smooth, but still a nice idle, the RPM seems only slightly too high for the stall of the Torque Converter. And therefore it tends to sit there and grab and lunge a bit. So until now, i have been putting the car in Neutral at the lights to stop this happening.
Newbie to the group here - we have already found tons of invaluable information on the board, so thanks! We are restoring a 1963 Series 62 Convertible. We are wondering if anyone knows of a source to buy the propellor yoke flange (that bolts to the pinion flange) for the driveshaft? One of our ears partially broke off. Not sure if we can buy just the yoke flange as an aftermarket part, or if it has to be rebuilt by a welder/fab guy? Maybe a salvage yard for a source? Again, any…