1940 Cadillac La Salle

 Price £85,000

ABOUT THIS CAR

3 times Peking to Paris entrant – 2007, 2010, 2016
3 finishes – 1 Gold Medal – 2 Silver 

Work completed by current owner prior to Peking to Paris 2016

Engine
• Refurbished cylinder heads – new gaskets
• Rebuilt starter motor
• Rebuilt alternator
• Rebuilt water pump – USA specialist
• New upgraded radiator – N.A.R.
• New electronic distributor system
• New HT leads – suppressor caps

Transmission
• Gearbox overhaul
• Differential overhaul
• New clutch
• Wheel bearings replaced all round

Brakes
• Brake cylinders replaced all round – new
• Replaced master cylinder – new
• Brakes relined all round

Suspension / Steering
• Replaced front coil springs – new
• Reset rear leaf springs
• Replaced lower wishbones and pivot pins – new
• Replaced rear shackle pins and bushes ? new
• Replaced rear dampers with adjustable dampers – new
• Fitted adjustable telescopic dampers to front end – new
• Replaced track rod ends – new
• Reset camber/castor

Electrics
• New fuse board
• New switch panel
• New central horn button
• 2 x new batteries with isolators
• 2 x new MONIT rally computers/trip meter
• 1 x new TRACKER via Endurance Rally Association

Interior
• 2 x new RECARO rally seats
• 2 x new 4-point safety belt system
• New aluminium wet box
• New flexible map light

Fuel
• 2 x new RECARO rally seats
• 2 x new 4-point safety belt system
• New aluminium wet box
• New flexible map light

General
• Resprayed whole car

Engine
• Flat head V8 5300cc
• Electronic ignition – new
• Twin HT coils – new
• Two 12v batteries – new
• Two battery isolators – new
• Stainless steel exhaust with snorkel extension

Cooling
• Uprated engine radiator – new
• Electric radiator fan – new
• Electric carb float chamber fan

Fuel
• 2 x long range fuel tanks – new
• Twin FACET fuel pumps with in-line filter – new
• Upgraded main fuel filter – new

Chassis
• Skid plate to sump and fuel tank
• 4 x jacking points on chassis

Interior
• 2 x RECARO rally seats – new
• 2 x 4-point seat belts – new
• Roll over bar – new
• Wet box – new
• Luggage storage area inside car
• Central console storage
• Fire extinguisher – new
• Map light – new
• 2 x MONIT rally computer and trip meters – new
• Internal light – new
• Tracker via Endurance Rally Association
• 2 x security document safes

General
• Lightweight trolley jack
• Multi switch control panel
• 2 x spare wheels
• First aid box – rally spec
• 2 x front spotlights – new
• Rear fog light
• Reversing light
• Workshop manual
• Tow strap with shackles

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