1947 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 SPECIAL RUNNING DRIVING, RAT ROD, HOT ROD, FLAT HEAD

1947 Cadillac Fleetwood

Make: Cadillac
Model: Fleetwood
Trim: 4 Door Sedan
Year: 1947
Mileage: 48,000
VIN: 47-6069
Drive type: Automatic
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Augusta, Maine, United States
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UP FOR A NO RESERVE AUCTION IS THIS RARE 1947 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 SPECIAL Runs+Drives+StopsReady for a Restoration!!!PLEASE READ EVERY WORD OF THIS LISTING BEFORE YOU BIDI ENCOURAGE BIDDERS TO ASK QUESTIONS AND WITH THEIR AID I WILL DO MY BEST TO GET THEM THE ANSWERS AND OR PICTURES THEY NEEDI WILL DO MY BEST TO REPRESENT THIS AUCTION TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY I AM BY NO MEANS AN EXPERT ON THIS AUTOMOBILE. I AM SELLING THIS CAR LOCALLY AS WELL AND RESERVE THE RIGHT TO END THIS AUCTION AT ANYTIME. IF YOU ARE LOCAL I ENCOURAGE YOU TO COME LOOK AT IT IN PERSONI WILL MEET AND HELP WITH ANY SHIPPING THAT IS PAID FOR BY OUT OF STATE SELLERSCAR MUST BE PAID FOR IN FULL AND PAYMENT CLEARED BEFORE IT LEAVES MY POSSESSION . MAINE IS A NO-TITLE STATE ON CARS THIS OLD. THEY DO NOT ISSUE THEM PERIOD. A MAINE BILL OF SALE AND A MAINE DMV LETTER OF VERIFICATION WILL GET YOU A TITLE IN YOUR STATEPLEASE CHECK WITH THEM. AND GET ANY DOCUMENTS YOU MAY NEED. I PURCHASED THIS CAR WITH THE INTENT OF RESALE FOR PROFIT. AND NO OTHER PLANSTHE HAGERTY PRICE GUIDE REPORT GIVES THESE CARS A VALUE RANGE OF $15. 00 IN POOR CONDITION TO $90. 00 MINT OR RESTORED!!!!THE TRENDS AND MARKET ON THIS CAR HAS AND IS RISING EVERY YEAR!THE AVERAGE PRICE IS $48. 00 AND HAS RISEN IN VALUE EVERY YEAR. WITH TRENDS FOR THIS AUTO ON THE RISENO RESERVE ON THIS INVESTMENT!!!THE BAD I SAW UPON MY INSPECTIONVISUALTHE CAR NEEDS A COMPLETE RESTORATION BUT IT DOES RUN DRIVE AND BRAKE. IT ACTUALLY RUNS PRETTY GOOD. QUIET DOESN'T SMOKE. IT MAKES IT A LITTLE EASIER TO MOVE AROUND AS YOU RESTORE IT. ITS A SOLID CAR WITH THE EXCEPTION OF RUST AROUND THE TRUNK AS SHOWN IN THE PICTURES. AND THE FLOORS NEED TO BE REPLACED. THIS REST OF THE CAR FRAME INCLUDED IS SOLID! THERE IS A LARGE DENT ON THE PASSENGERS REAR DOOR THAT CAN BE WORKED OUT AND THE DOES NOT CURRENTLY EFFECT THE FUNCTION OF THE DOOR. CAR NEEDS BODY WORK. PAINT. INTERIOR. GRILL IS MISSING. WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET THERE IS NO EXTRA PARTS. YOU COULD EASILY TURN IT INTO A RAT ROD OR CRUISER BUT WITH A CAR THIS RARE AND A VALUE LIKE IT HAS IT WOULD BE A SHAME. THIS IS A NO RESERVE AUCTION HIGHEST BIDDER WINS!THE QUARTERS. DOORS. TRUNK. HOOD. TRUNK LID. ALL LOOK SOLD. LINED UP PERFECTLY. ALL CLOSE AND OPEN FLAWLESSLY. THEY LATCH EFFORTLESSLY. ENGINE/TRANSMISSIONRUNNING DRIVING TIRES ARE HOLDING AIR AND INFLATED BRAKESNEW LINES AND WORKPASSENGER WINDOW CRACKED SEE PICTURESINTERIOR SEAT FRAMES ARE THERE. NEEDS UPHOLSTERY WORKALL IN ALL THIS IS A GREAT CAR FOR RESTORATION OR EVEN WITH JUST A LITTLE WORK A FUN DAILY DRIVER. THE CAR WAS NOT CLEANED AND THE PICTURES WERE TAKEN WITH MY CELL PHONE. IT REALLY IS A BEAUTIFUL CAR WITH PLENTY OF POTENTIAL. ONCE AGAIN IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE ASK BEFORE BIDDING. BELOW IS EVERYTHING I COULD FIND ONLINE ABOUT THE AUTO. I AM BY NO MEANS AN EXPERT ON THIS CAR. I'M JUST PASSING ALONG THE INFOI FOUND. The completely new Sixty Special for 1942 was 7 inches (180 mm) longer and 1 inch (25 mm) lower than the 1941 model. and now riding a wheelbase of 133 inches (3. 00 mm). longer than any other non-limousine Cadillac. This marked the beginning of what would become a central characteristic of the Sixty Special. For 28 of the next 34 model years of its existence the Sixty Special would feature a uniquely stretched GM C-Body with noticeably greater legroom and headroom. Through 1948. Cadillac advertised the Sixty Special as a five-passenger car. This was the year that the bumper 'bullets' were introduced; they would remain a Cadillac styling feature through 1958. The slow-selling sunshine top (sun roof) option was discontinued at the end of the 1941 model year. and would not reappear in a Cadillac until the 1970Eldorado. While the roomy interior was luxuriously outfitted. Cadillac depended on trim to differentiate the exterior of Sixty Special from its Cadillac siblings. Decorative chrome louvers - which would become a Sixty Special trademark ornament for years to come - were mounted in three locations on the 1942 model: behind the wheel well openings on the front and rear fenders. as well as mounted on the roof behind the rear door opening. In addition to the louvered trim. the Sixty Special had a wider "C-pillar" than other models. and retained its individual chrome bead around the side window glass – one of the only design features to carry over from the original Bill Mitchell design. Just two models were now available in the Sixty Special series – the standard sedan priced at $2. 35 and a $2. 89 Imperial sedan which featured an electrically adjustable glass division between the front and rear seats. Productions totals include 1. 84 standard sedans and an additional 190 Imperial sedans. Because of World War II. Cadillac ended automobile production in February 1942 and began assembling military equipment. On October 17. 1945. the first post-war Cadillac rolled off the assembly line. The 1946 Sixty Special was now very similar to the C-body Series 62. though a mild wheelbase stretch added more room to the rear seat area. The 1946 model showed few changes from the 1942 model. including a mild grille redesign and new bumpers. Parking lamps and turn signals were now mounted below the headlights. This was the first year the "V" was used underneath the Cadillac crest (the last vehicle to use this emblem would be the 1984 DeVille). Only one model remained in the Sixty Special lineup – the $3. 54 standard sedan. Both sets of fender-mounted chrome louvers were gone. but roof-mounted ones remained. Cadillac now used a negative-ground battery on a 6-volt system. Sixty Special would only reach 5. 00 units for 1946. as it did not go into production until later in the model year. An electric clock was standard. [3]1947 Cadillac 60 SpecialFew changes greeted Sixty Special for 1947. as an all-new design was coming in 1948. Cadillac's famed "sombrero" wheel covers – in bright stainless steel - debuted this year. Behind the redesigned grille was the same 346 cu in (5. 67 L) engine that Cadillac had been using since 1936. now rated at 150 horsepower (110 kW). Bright metal stone shields – mounted on the forward edge of the rear fenders - replaced the black rubber pieces used on the 1946 model. The new grille was made up of five bars versus the previous six. Lastly. Cadillac script nameplates replaced the block letters used previously. Price was up to $3. 95 – a pretty substantial jump from the 1942 price of $2. 35 considering it was practically the same vehicle. Despite the steep price hike. production hit a new height at 8. 00 units. but this represented only 14% of Cadillac's sales. down sharply from the 40% share they had represented in 1939. This was largely due to the tremendous sales success of the Series 61 and 62. whose low. runningboardless bodies. with broad shoulder room. had been inspired by the original Sixty Special.