Classic Cadillac Coupe Burns On Busy Freeway In Tustin

Just saw this on YouTube last night. I think this might be Scott Doll's 1964 de Ville Convertible which we featured in our May 2014 Newsletter. Very Sad.
UPDATE: This is Chapter Member Scott Doll's 64 Convert. He said his extinguisher was empty, 2 others had stopped by and their's was almost empty, and by the time they could get a 3rd one on it, it was too late! You can see Scott and his 64 from our May 2014 Newsletter at this link: https://app.box.com/s/6dwscht5zbootqudpqaa

UPDATE #2: According to Scott, it seems the rear wheel brake was sticking to the brake drum, which caused the brake fluid and tire to catch fire.

07.06.2019 | 1:13 PM | TUSTIN - A Cadillac Coupe DeVille burned on a busy freeway, Saturday evening. Authorities responded to reports of a vehicle fire on th...

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Comment by Kim K Kaiser on July 21, 2019 at 5:23pm

yes,, so far so good,, things do fine,, i take her to bozeman about once a week,, hour and half ride, one way,   does good,  

i think my next be deal will be the ac,, i know the bearing is probably locked up as the wheel wont spin.   be nice to have a little ac,,,,hot up here now..

Comment by Kim K Kaiser on July 21, 2019 at 10:39am

two years ago , after i changed the rear brakes, my 63 would vibrate badly at about 60 - 65,  i could feel heat coming off rear hub,, i touched it and it was blazing hot, like blister you at touch hot,, and in the end, it ended up being the new brake cylinder was bad,, it would not plunge back out after being pushed in when you put on the brake, so it just kept he show in touch with drum...took for ever and lots of help from you guys to finally figure it out, but looking back, i guess i could have ended up in the same place if i hadn't noticed that intense heat on the rim and hub

Comment by Cees de Bunje on July 19, 2019 at 3:54pm

It is now for sale on copart. Pictures look horrible. Such a shame.

Comment by Ray Schick on July 13, 2019 at 10:53pm

Hope his insurance company won’t screw him and give him the full replacement value for that fine automobile.....

Comment by Jason Edge on July 13, 2019 at 11:31am

UPDATE #2: According to Scott, it seems the rear wheel brake was sticking to the brake drum, which caused the brake fluid and tire to catch fire.

Comment by Jason Edge on July 13, 2019 at 11:13am

Just included this update:
UPDATE: This is Chapter Member Scott Doll's 64 Convert. He said his extinguisher was empty, 2 others had stopped by and their's was almost empty, and by the time they could get a 3rd one on it, it was too late! You can see Scott and his 64 from our May 2014 Newsletter at this link: https://app.box.com/s/6dwscht5zbootqudpqaa

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