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  • 1967 Cadillac convertible with continental kit

    At first glance it is hard to appreciate how much work went into making this full-size tire continental kit on this 1967 Cadillac.

    The bumper is not just cut into two pieces. The ends are welded closed and the pieces chromed as unit. It appears stock.

    http://www.squarebirds.org/images/19...onvertible.jpg

    http://www.squarebirds.org/images/19...ontinental.jpg

    Compare this to the stock rear bumper:

    http://www.libertysoftware.be/cml/ga...7/67conv04.jpg

    http://www.libertysoftware.be/cml/ga...7/67conv08.jpg

    What other modifications do you notice that were made to make continental kit fit?

    Alexander
    1959 Hardtop
    1960 Golde Top
    Alexander
    1959 Hard Top
    1960 Golde Top
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  • #2
    RE: 1967 Cadillac convertible with continental kit

    Of course, the quarter panels were lengthened.

    AHA (Andrew A. Hotton of Belleville Michigan and Canada did some
    beautiful work on 1975-1979 Lincoln Continentials along the same style, but they were much much nicer.) This Phoenician Ivory 1967 deVille required alot of work and perhaps a doner car to boot. Notice the side marker lights, made out of Caddy Wreaths & Crests, hollowed out with custom-made transparent crests. Side markers did not start until 1968. I recall vividly as I was in fact 75 years old then! BTW, the side chrome spear was custom made longer as was the rear cowl area increased. The trunk lid appears stock.

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    • #3
      RE: 1967 Cadillac convertible with continental kit

      The quarter panels were not lengthened.

      You are right, a side marker light was added.

      Alexander
      1959 Hardtop
      1960 Golde Top
      Alexander
      1959 Hard Top
      1960 Golde Top
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      • #4
        RE: 1967 Cadillac convertible with continental kit

        Had to be ~ ~ or the trunk lid was shortened. 1 or the other.

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        • #5
          RE: 1967 Cadillac convertible with continental kit

          The trunk was shortened. It is done so well, few people notice.

          Alexander
          1959 Hardtop
          1960 Golde Top
          Alexander
          1959 Hard Top
          1960 Golde Top
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