If you are Purest looking for a Original Cadillac to restore, STOP reading and looking at the listing Now. This Cadillac is NOT for you.
1956 Cadillac Coupe De Ville, 2 Door Hard Top, Auction at NO RESERVE starting bid $12,500.00. Minimum Bid will Win the Car.
This is a Hot Rod conversion done by a Shop in Arizona over 20 years ago, it is old school.
Nice Start to a Hot Rod, Rat Rod or Restomod. The Body is all stock.
This Cadillac has a Small Block Chevy 327/350 block and Turbo 350 transmission.
After market Gauges all function, Oil Pressure, Water Temperature, Vacuum, Amp meter, SunTach, and gas gauge.Original Dash Gauges are disconnected. Original Oil light and Engine light work.
Speed Odometer does not work. Actual mileage unknown. Needs a new cable and gear. Disconnected and capping off.
Radio, antenna, Not hooked up.
Head Lights, Tails lights, brake lights, driving lights and turn signals all work. Turn signal lights on original dash work.
Glove box liner was missing. Replacements are inexpensive on ebay.
Car has a A/C compressor, turns on, not getting cold, have not looked in to it.Red Hoses on the rear of fire wall go to the blowers in the rear window. The rear fans turn on.
The Cadillac is also fitted with a tilt steering wheel that is not stock to the car. Works well. Horn not hooked up.
Wipers work, they are a little sloppy, they changed from vacuum to elect motor, needs arm adjustment.I have the original wiper knob that was removed at the dash. They installed a toggle switch for the wipers.
New parts:
New factory reproduction Fuel Tank, Hard lines, Fuel pump, filters, and Edlebrock Carburetor.New Power Steering pump and belts.Original drum power vacuum brakes overhauled, turned drums, rebuilt cylinders, springs, arc riveted pads.
Glass:
All 4 Power windows work. There is a short in the drivers switch for the passenger window. Works from the passenger switch.Windows need felt and rubber seals.Front Wind shield has a couple BB shots at driver side. For a rat rod, it works.All other glass appears to be original to the car and in good condition.
Paint:
Original color was a Sea foam green? Red paint looks good from 20 feet. Runs, drips, errors, fish eyes, and pealing in a couple spots. Poor prep. Perfect for Rat rod. See pictures.
Body:Has elbow dents on the fenders, door dings. A few small rust bubbles on the passengers side top, and trunk lid. See pictures.
The trunk lid latches properly, needs a new lock and key to be installed. The inside of the trunk is solid, see picture.
The doors, hinges and latches work, they need adjustment. Fill, and blocking out the body, adjustments by a good paint and body shop if you want it perfect.Again, if your going to Rat Rod it, it's perfect. Sand and primer it up or leave it as is.
Chrome:Original chrome is all on the car. Some pitting, door dings in the side molding. Ding in the Dagmar and front bumper.
Rear bumper was welded up where the original exhaust exited at the ends. The exhaust dumps out behind the rear tire.I have original replacement bumper ends available to the winning bidder.
Bumper ends are not a part of the auction. See picture:
All of the chrome is good condition for cores if your going to re chrome for show.
Interior:Seats have covers. Head liner is in good condition. Carpet was replaced some time ago. New replacement kits are inexpensive on ebay.
Dash cover, door panels, and the rest of the interior is how I received the car. See pictures
Remember that this is a 62 year old Cadillac. It is not perfect, or completely Original. All the right bones are there.
This is the lowest price it will ever be as we keep knocking off details listed above and working on it, the price is going to go up.
The Coupe has a new California registration just paid up for the year.
Cadillac has been driven to local events, and shows. Thumbs up every where, and its something different people don't see all the time.
Ten to twenty mile trips around town with no problems. It is a running driving developing project car. Work on it, make it yours, and drive it as you go.This is a great start for someone and priced to sell. Drop the windows down and cruse around town.
Legitimate Bidders, please don't be offended, I will be contacting you through ebay after you bid to verify you are real. Or feel free to contact me.
Serious Bidders Only. The Cadillac is relisted due to Non Paying, Non Responding Winning bidders.
I have described the car to the best of my knowledge. The Cadillac is sold AS IS. If you have a question, please feel free to ask before bidding.
Shipping cost is the responsibility of the buyer. Will assist in loading and pickup. All funds must be paid and clear before the vehicle leaves.
Deposit of $500.00 due to Pay pal within 48 hours of closing auction. Balance of purchase in Cash or Cashiers Check, due in 7 Days.

Seller notes:
Year: 1956 VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): 1956
Mileage: 1 Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Cadillac Transmission: Turbo 350 Automatic
Model: DeVille Body Type: 2 Door Hard Top
Trim: Coupe DeVille Warranty: Sold AS IS
Engine: Small Block Chevy Vehicle Title: Clear
Drive Type: RWD Fuel Type: Gasoline
For Sale By: Private Seller Exterior Color: Red
Disability Equipped: No Interior Color: Black and white
Drive Side: Left-hand drive

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