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    well... ive done some "work" on the car and drew...

    well... ive done some "work" on the car and drew up some generic schematics:

    http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll195/minddrive_rs/DEVILLE%20RESTO%20PROJECT/cadillac_battery.jpg
    thats a VERY...
  2. your tail lights are awesome!!!! and ive decided...

    your tail lights are awesome!!!! and ive decided not to make a pair. about 3 led's into it, the torch would come out and i'd show everyone exactly how an LED can burn out ^_^ hehehe i wouldnt have...
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    junkyards: "toys R us" for gearheads and mod'rs

    junkyards:
    "toys R us" for gearheads and mod'rs
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    all i need would be to see the engine, get some...

    all i need would be to see the engine, get some dimentions and the materials and i could possibly make them for ya. i love metal work :D
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    OH just wanted to add... junkyards are your...

    OH just wanted to add... junkyards are your FRIEND!!!! especially the ones you can go into and pick your own parts!!!! i suggest finding one near you, and if you have an automotive project your...
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    dont think ive forgotten about this thread... ive...

    dont think ive forgotten about this thread... ive just been busy with my 69 deville... i have however gotten a set of rims for this thing and new rubber.

    tires:...
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    sadly they really dont make a "crate motor" for...

    sadly they really dont make a "crate motor" for this thing as they havnt made the 472/500 cadillac motor for 30+ years. so every "new" one of these beasts is actually a rebuilt one so youre usually...
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    so far ive made everything i need using scrapper...

    so far ive made everything i need using scrapper parts and custom fabricated 'stuff'... check my work log... more pics to come!!!
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    been a while since i posted wow time flies!!! ...

    been a while since i posted wow time flies!!!

    well the 2500 wound up being 3, the motor is giving me greif, and its still mostly 'parts' heheh

    pics of some of the stuff i got done:

    since im...
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    wished my schedule at work allowed me to go to...

    wished my schedule at work allowed me to go to these ~_~ but its just too far up in the city to be working midnights.

    Giz, that 69 caddy i been working on is coming out friggin NICE!!! but as of...
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    Progress so far: engine completely rebuilt-...

    Progress so far:

    engine completely rebuilt- $5000
    frame rebuilt and restored- $2500
    had a shop split the body and frame and recondition all the frame components, suspension, steering, rear end,...
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    havnt even unwrapped mine from almost 2 years...

    havnt even unwrapped mine from almost 2 years ago.... but im definately going to pay attention to this thread!
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    im with those that said it would be cheaper to...

    im with those that said it would be cheaper to buy a different car for the obdII integration... if you were to say find a body totalled new caddy, rip all the wires out of it and sensors with the...
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    if yours has an arm rest as big as the 69's i'd...

    if yours has an arm rest as big as the 69's i'd start there for the motherboard etc. its centrally located (easy to get to) and has direct access through the seat into the stock holes in the carpet...
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    got a lot done to the engine, but opening "this",...

    got a lot done to the engine, but opening "this", and taking "that" off has led me away from actually building the PC into the build as of yet due to the financial investment (im down $5000 in the...
  16. Hey Gizmo.... the Effingham is nowhere near as...

    Hey Gizmo.... the Effingham is nowhere near as good as the Effingbacon LOL

    I found a place similar to the one in years past but a little more centralized and basicly right off Rt 55. Its very...
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    98 Chevy Astro AWD

    No pictures yet.... im still working on replacing steering components.

    One of the first thing I noticed was the HUGE OEM radio display and the sepparate CD player. The OEM radio looks as though it...
  18. Definately looking forward to this one ^_^...

    Definately looking forward to this one ^_^ everyone is so afraid to touch cadilacs (and for good reason) you need a degree in physics to figure out what the 1 of 43 billion wires are supposed to do...
  19. not just an mp3 player but also a multitude of...

    not just an mp3 player but also a multitude of functions... look at Archos devices ;)
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    '69 Cadillac Deville

    YES thats right.... I am going to fuse modern technology with 40+ year old technology. I see it only fitting since Cadillac has been a pinacle in domestic automotive technology since most of us...
  21. i did a very similar project in a 91 GMC 2500...

    i did a very similar project in a 91 GMC 2500 conversion van... OH MAN i miss that beast!

    I didnt even bother with a little touch screen, i went with a 15" LCD and cut out the whole stock radio...
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    There is not many pieces interchangeable between...

    There is not many pieces interchangeable between 69 and 72, as 69 and 70 were the only 2 years they made the body style. Some of the mechanicals are interchangeable but if you think its not...
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    Been working on the mechanicals of this project...

    Been working on the mechanicals of this project before I start ripping into the electrical systems. Found out the altinator is less than 50 amps so what im doing is going to remove the bogus...
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    it was a spur of the moment purchase... only went...

    it was a spur of the moment purchase... only went down there to look at it... i might have thought about the whole thing bout 10 minutes... last minute road trip kinda thing... the underbody is in...
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    sadly, no, but i did find hoffa in the trunk ^_^...

    sadly, no, but i did find hoffa in the trunk ^_^ and a portal to an unknown dimention

    btw... in case anyone wonders... from where i live to St Louis MO was roughly 260 miles and it only used 14...
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