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Cadillac Chat Room / Re: Stolen 53 Eldorado parts.
« Last post by Quentin Hall on June 14, 2018, 06:06:14 PM »
 The thief has returned a large quantity of parts but he still retains the following items. I have blanked out the thief’s name as he has s protected by a Intervention Order but I intend to name him once it expires.  Any other named persons on this list have been of assistance.
1. Complete rechromed rear bumper with all fixtures including brackets licence light and exhaust outlets. Swapped over at Restored Classics. (Taken from upstairs of shed). Refer Tom Deen affidavit.
2. 24 k gold Cadillac fender scripts. (Taken from middle filing cabinet ).
3. 2x Excond Fog light housings (rechromed by (blank)to hide provenance Taken from trunk of #412). Seen in pics provided by LS.
4. Restored licence surround. (Taken from top drawer of middle filing cabinet.)
5. Rechromed hood goddess taken from 53 drawer of filing cabinet on back wall.
6. Blower motor removed from 57 Ac/heaterbox. ( presume by RC)
7. 3x rear view mirrors in boxes. Brand new. (Taken from middle filing cabinet).
8.  2x Guide S18 door mounted spotlights in New Old Stock condition.
9. Two thin ss door mouldings removed from both returned rh Eldo door panels. Taken from off door and front seat of #412] refer Tony Love affidavit.
10. 3x pairs of bumperette screw covers in ss (from  middle filing cabinet)
11. Eldo only seat tag from #412 (irreplaceable) (Taken from middle filing cabinet.)
12. Pair excond taillights. Including second hand lenses. Seen in pics provided by LS.
13. Hydramatic ring gear. Refer Laine Smerdon response. (Taken from front entry of shed).
14. Hydrovac Trico vacuum pump. Eldo only . (Taken from middle shelving wall).
15. Mint condition 4gang window switch. From gold coupe parts car. (Taken from far corner wall shelf).
16. 2x front bumper ends (in excond unchromed bare metal from #433.) (Taken from floor in between #433 and 57 conv.)
17. Brand new rams, springs, hoses and fittings removed from #412 hydraulic door mechanisms by RC?. Identified by gold zinc plating .( Blank’s units in silver zinc rich paint. Also lower eldo only L brackets. Identified by red paint on tip of ram. Eldo only.)  (Taken out of #412.)  ( seen in pics provided by LS).
18. Rear bolster upper armrests in black paint. Seen in trunk of (blank) car photo provided by LS. Taken out of #412]. Eldo only.
19. Rear licence light surround glass lenses and chrome bezels x 2 or 3? (Taken from middle filing cabinet refer also similar complete item 4.)
20. 1957 sun visors in poor condition and convertible only escutcheons. (Taken from middle area of shed where 57 is stored).
21. A pair of 53 rear windows that were marked in texta “Q to take”. These came from gold Perth donor car.
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Cadillac Chat Room / Re: Stolen 53 Eldorado parts.
« Last post by Quentin Hall on May 30, 2018, 08:04:07 AM »
Yesterday marked two long years since May 29 2016 when I discovered a devastating theft of irreplaceable 1953 Eldorado parts from cars #412 and #433 from my home workshop. The thief was quickly determined on the first day. Police were called and a report made. QP1600958952.
On May 30 2016 I went to a Brisbane restoration shop premises and saw some of my stolen property  on the shop floor before being ushered from the property with an intervention order granted that morning by a Victorian Court. Police were advised and gave permission to the thief for the stolen property to be removed from the restoration shop to the thief’s home in Victoria. The Court intervention order precludes me uttering the thief’s name.
    A lawyer mate drafted a dozen or so letters of demand to the thief’s lawyer and they resulted in the return of some of the parts. A large quantity of my property remains in the thief’s possession.
     I demand that Queensland Police charge the thief with theft. It is irrefutable.
     It should not take two years to get no Police enforcement of a very simple but devastating (for me) theft.
      The Court and legal manipulation should be seen as unacceptable.
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Cadillac Chat Room / Re: Luxury Car Tax & Asbestos
« Last post by Quentin Hall on May 13, 2018, 10:17:53 AM »
Typical illogical Government overreaction. Our suburbs are full of James Hardies finest. Wittenoon mine is just a southwesterly breeze from Perth.
In fact the trade winds probably blow asbestos over from non compliant countries. But good on them for controlling and dominating people’s lives over and above the miriad other illogical government mandates.
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Bodywork - Paint - Interiors - Trim - Glass / Bonnet Hinge Repair
« Last post by Phil Weber on May 11, 2018, 04:57:15 PM »
I need to have my bonnet hinges repaired on my 76 Deville. The pivot pins/rivets are worn out .

I can send them to the US but I'm hoping somebody here might know a good repairer in Australia.


Thanks...……...Phil
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Parts For Sale or Wanted / Re: 1970 Deville parts wanted
« Last post by Dave and Deb on May 07, 2018, 06:18:51 AM »
Hi there,

I wanted to wake up this topic as my son needs some parts for his '70 Deville. Does anyone still know about the car that's sitting in the paddock in Victoria? A complete parts car would be awesome.

Thanks,
Dave
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Parts For Sale or Wanted / Re: Oil pump drive
« Last post by 62 cad conv on April 23, 2018, 11:54:42 PM »
Thanks cad 161 I'll give it a go!
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Parts For Sale or Wanted / Re: Oil pump drive
« Last post by CAD161 on April 22, 2018, 09:01:56 PM »
Hi mark , if you have no luck on here try the midcentury Cadillac forum
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Parts For Sale or Wanted / Oil pump drive
« Last post by 62 cad conv on April 22, 2018, 07:59:36 PM »
Hey Guys I'm searching for an oil pump drive for my 62 conv. 62 series 390, some were between getting the engine machined 10 years ago and now it's gone. If anyone can put me on the right track it would be appreciated. Mark
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Cadillac Events / Renmark National Rally SA Photos
« Last post by Peter-P on April 15, 2018, 04:19:42 PM »
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Hi all, be a part of one of the largest gatherings of Cadillac and LaSalle cars seen outside of a National Rally.

Come along to General Motors Day Sunday 29 th April at the Museum of Fire Castlereagh Rd Penrith, gates open at 8.am for the early birds,we invite all owners of Cadillacs and LaSalle cars to attend even if you are not a club member,please still bring your Caddy out for the day.

https://www.visitpenrith.com.au/events/exhibitions/general-motors-display-day

Thanks Peter.
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