1967 Cadillac Eldorado Restoration
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the engine bay - as it looked like when I got the car

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the AC was torn out by the previous owner in an attempt to replace the evaporator - it will be restored back to original condition

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when I got the car - I started to clean and degrease the engine bay

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my wife helped me to change the radio

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trying to repair the radio

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my wife working on the radio

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wet cleaning the carpet

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wet cleaning the carpet

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Cleaning the original floor mats

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The floor mats turned out like new

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My buddy Tayfun helped me cleaning the car - here he is polishing the hood

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My buddy Tayfun helped me cleaning the car - here he is polishing the hood

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the ALC blew the regulator valve - I found another one and replaced it

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the fusible link of the headlights crumbled into pieces when I touched it

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the old original positive battery cable which I replaced with new correct ones

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the harness going to the starter - I removed it and put in new battery cables and a new fusible link

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the Eldo at a shop for examination

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some of the parts I had to buy

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in the shop

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new valve gaskets had to be installed and the valve covers repainted. Note how clean the engine looks inside!

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the radiator was leaking badly - so it was recored

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A H4 european headlight had to be installed as the original T3 lights are not street legal in Austria

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some of the parts

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the left front disc brake is sticking - a picture before the rebuild

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the left front disc brake is sticking - a picture before the rebuild

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new stabilizer links in place together with new ball joints

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to replace the evaporator the whole AC had to be disassembled

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to replace the evaporator the whole AC had to be disassembled

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to replace the evaporator the whole AC had to be disassembled

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the master vacuum switch was the main reason for the blower problem

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the vacuum hoses around the hot water valve were leaking a little

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the vacuum hoses around the hot water valve were leaking a little

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the idle speed up relay on the carb needed to be replaced

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I hooked up another switch for testing purposes - this solved the problem

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Installing new speakers

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Installing new speakers

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Installing the RediRad system to the radio - so I can listen to external audio through my original AM Radio

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One of the door jamb switches had a problem

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had to replace the thermostat - my friend Richard helped as a bolt broke

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had to replace the thermostat - my friend Richard helped as a bolt broke

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had to replace the carburetor gasket as the shop installed it incorrectly

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a Camaro RS headlight actuator modified to fit into the 67 Eldorado

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original and replacement actuator from a 68 Camaro RS

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another way to modify the Camaro headlight actuator to fit into the Cadillac

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another way to modify the Camaro headlight actuator to fit into the Cadillac

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another way to modify the Camaro headlight actuator to fit into the Cadillac

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another way to modify the Camaro headlight actuator to fit into the Cadillac

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another way to modify the Camaro headlight actuator to fit into the Cadillac

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another way to modify the Camaro headlight actuator to fit into the Cadillac

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rebuilding the seat transmission - most of the time dried grease is the only problem. Just disassemble it, clean it - relube and reassemble!

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rebuilding the seat transmission - most of the time dried grease is the only problem. Just disassemble it, clean it - relube and reassemble!

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rebuilding the seat transmission - most of the time dried grease is the only problem. Just disassemble it, clean it - relube and reassemble!

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rebuilding the seat transmission - most of the time dried grease is the only problem. Just disassemble it, clean it - relube and reassemble!

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rebuilding the seat transmission - most of the time dried grease is the only problem. Just disassemble it, clean it - relube and reassemble!

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Eldorado headlight doors vacuum diagram

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Eldorado headlight doors vacuum diagram

© 2017 by Gerald Loidl