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1940 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet. Truly a rare and desirable classic automobile and one of the most beautiful cars ever built. Powered by a powerful and dependable 1949 Cadillac V-8 engine.No dings, dents or rust on the body. Bumpers have patina and the interior is original. Over $26K has been spent over the past six months inclusive of the following; The entire 6-Volt system has been professionally upgraded to a 12-Volt System for quick starting and dependability. All the gauges work as do the horns.The tail light lenses were replaced with "like new" ones, the trunk lock assembly was replaced and is perfect. Lower stainless steel is show quality. The undercarriage has been completely detailed and painted. New convertible top still in box. Rebuilt convertible top cylinders – Convertible top functions up and down. New Brake and fuel lines. New Wiring. Rebuilt carburetor. New Aluminum radiator. New Electric fan. New Electric Fuel Pump/ New Cherry bomb muffler. Rebuilt water pump. New one wire 12 volt alternator. New wide white wall tires. Powder coated rims. New mud guards for rear fenders. New battery with cut-off switch. New points and spark plugs. The convertible top will need to be replaced as there are a few small rips and some stains. Call or text Todd at 860-803-1000 for further information. Price reduced to $39,750.00. Feel free to email me at TJCVPSALES@aol.com for more pictures or information.

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1 hour ago, TODD CALDER said:

 Powered by a powerful and dependable 1949 Cadillac V-8 engine.

 

It's a Hot Rod Lincoln!!!!

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Transplanting the '49 Caddy OHV 331 ci V-8 was thought to be the best of the replacements for the Lincoln V-12 which was considered anemic, as well as less than dependable by many folks, back in the day. Others also substituted a Ford 59AB, or a period Mercury engine.

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I looked at a ‘48 Lincoln at auction for a person on this board. Cadillac conversion. The installer even put a plate on the firewall with his name!

Todd, do you have any record of who did the conversion and when it was done?


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