Editors note: This is the fifth page on Paul's Journey
of restoring a 1959 Cadillac Sedan Deville. If you missed any parts feel
free to go back to page 1 of Paul's
Its time to get serious with it, We have removed the hood and are
working toward stripping her bare and starting over! With the removal of
the interior went a lot of the electrics so we had heard that V8 rumble
for the last time until its rebirth.
Looking at the the front end its probably easier just to remove the
whole lot including all the bright work. I am having all the chrome
replated and may even look at reanodizing the alloy grill components
Blair seems pretty happy to be
pulling stuff apart but I am really hoping that he is as good at putting
it back together!
Good photo kid but you might want to
start lifting this stuff off your dad!
There is a time when a car goes past
looking cool – this time has come!
Ready to rip out the motor and
We have geared up with all the right
toys for this job.
With the last of the cooling and air conditioning components disconnected and removed where necessary out comes the heart and lungs!
Read more on
page 6 of Paul's 1959
If you have missed any part of Paul's
Cadillac Restoration I suggest going back to Page 1.
Cadillac restoration page 2 or
Cadillac restoration page 3