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Old 06-13-2018, 06:58 PM
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Default '41 Cadillac Series 75?

Spotted today at Doug's 4x4s in Pella, IA
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Not a 75 It is a 63 this used the Buick Limited Body. Wheelbase if I remember right is shorter than a 75. GM would not allow Harlow Curtis to use the 75 body on the Limited as Buick was putting a hurt on Cadillac limo sales. Buick in both 40 and 41 had a limited number custom production by Brunn of a Limited town car and supposedly a four door convertible although I have never seen one. There is at least one town car in existence. That program was dropped in 42 as they were costing Cadillac too many sales.
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I should have recognized that. I know of one other of these '41 Series 63s in a yard in Kansas. This one has a partition. The Buick Limiteds looked much better than these Series 63s. Those Buicks were gorgeous!
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I had a beautiful 41 Limited divider limo skirts and all even shortwave radio. I could not drive it as the seat did not go back far enough and every time I stepped on the brake I knocked it out of high gear Sold it many years ago to Doug/Dick Scott from CA. He came all the way to Pa. and drove it to the west coast. Still have one 41 Buick a Century 66S two door fast back. Oh yeah I still have a 41 90 Limited in the yard a rusted disaster I should scrap.
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That car is a long wheelbase 1941 Cadillac Series 67. Fisher body on a 139" wheelbase.

Series 75's had 136" wheelbase in '41. Series 67's were the longest wheelbase offered on a GM passenger car in '41 excluding commercial chassis.
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Thanks for setting us strait. What was the 63 then?
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Hey no problem. I just happen to have a weird obsession with '41-'42 series 67s. The series 63 was a regular wheelbase Fisher bodied "six window" sedan with very similar lines to the series 67. See:

http://momentcar.com/cadillac/1941/cadillac-series-63/

Sedans in the 62 series were bustle-back "four window" Fisher bodies:

http://momentcar.com/cadillac/1941/cadillac-series-62/
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OK I see the 63 body was shared by as lowly as a Pontiac Streamliner The eight cylinder was only $25.00 more than the six. The 62 bustle back sedan body again was shared all the way down to Pontiac In the Torpedo models. You got a hell of a deal from GM with the Pontiac as you got the same interior room as a Cadillac or Buick Roadmaster for hundreds less.
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Somewhere I have photos of another Series 67 that is still at Easy Jack's Auto Salvage in Junction City, KS. Similar condition to this one.

BTW- The grille for this Series 67 is inside the car.
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