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1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

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Original Base Price $6,817.00
No. Produced 1,320
Body Maker Fisher
No. Doors 2
Model Number 6467E
Wheelbase 130 inches
Length 225 inches
Width 80.2 inches
Height 59.1 inches
Front Tread 61 inches
Rear Tread 61 inches
Type V8 Valve-in-head
Displacement 389.56 cu. in.
Cylinders 8
Bore & Stroke 4 & 3 7/8 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 10.25 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt Not applicable
Brake Horsepower 345@4800
Rated Horsepower 51.2
Main Bearings 5
Valve Lifters Hydraulic
Block Material
Engine Numbers Same as VIN Serial Number.
Engine No. Location On left side of block, just above edge of oil pan.
Lubrication Pressure to all bearings excluding wrist pin
Type 3 dual downdraft
Make Rochester
Type Hydra-Matic automatic
Drive Rear wheel drive
No. Of Gears 4
Gear Ratios
1st Not applicable
2nd Not applicable
3rd Not applicable
4th Not applicable
5th Not applicable
Reverse Not applicable
Not applicable
Clutch Size
Differential Ratio 2.94
Front Independent coil springs
Rear Coil springs
Integral power
Service Power hydraulic
Front Size 12 inches
Rear Size 12 inches
Emergency Rear service brakes
Size 12 inches
Exhaust System Dual
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Battery 12
Cooling System Centrifugal pump with thermostat
Radiator Tube and center
Fuel Type
Wheel Type
Wheel Mfr
Wheel Size
Tire Type
Tire Size 8 x 15
Spare Location Trunk
Fuel 21 Gallons
Oil 5 Quarts
Transmission 22 Pints
Cooling System 18.5 Quarts
Rear Differential 5 Pints
Front Differential Not Applicable
Transfer Case Not Applicable
Not Rated
VIN/Serial no. Starting 59E000001
VIN Description Total Digits: 9
Digits 1-2: Model year
Digits 3: Series
Digits 4-9: Production number
VIN Location Front of left frame side bar.
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Additional Information

Cadillac Shop Manual 1959Los Angeles Public Library
630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles CA 90071
(213) 228-7000
1959 CadillacDetroit Public Library (Nat'l Auto. Hist. Collctn)
5201 Woodward
Detroit MI 48202
(313) 833-1456
Standard Catalog of Cadillac Krause PublicationsLos Angeles Public Library
Serial No. Book for US Cars 1900-1975 G. BrighamHorseless Carriage Foundation
8186 Center St. Suite F P.O. Box 4119
La Mesa CA 91944-4119
(619) 464-0301
Motor Age January 1959Horseless Carriage Foundation
Motor Age April 1959Detroit Public Library (Nat'l Auto. Hist. Collctn)
Paint Type Lacquer
Colors Argyle Blue Metallic
Olympic White
Dover White
Argent Silver Metallic
Vegas Turquoise Metallic
Seminole Red
Silver Metallic
Breton Blue
Georgian Blue Metallic
Inverness Green Metallic
Gotham Gold
Wood Rose Metallic
Dunstan Blue Metallic
Persian Sand Metallic
Pinehurst Green
Kensington Green Metallic
Beaumont Beige
Hampton Green Metallic
London Gray Metallic
Carrara Green Metallic
Lucerne Blue Metallic
All colors may not be available in all models.
Two Tone Colors Available
Standard/Optional Equipment
Pushbutton RadioStd
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