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  1. Behind the wheel of Cadillac's flagship

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    Parked conspicuously at GM's Milford proving grounds during a visit there a few weeks ago, the Fleetwood looks dignified. Its sheet metal could easily be described as edgy though boasts nothing that could be called daring, but its anonymity is at best discreetly handsome and at worst not in the...
  2. Film on factory Cadillac paint?

    Cadillac STS Forum 2005 through 2012
    I was buffing my '05 STS this weekend (that I just purchased) and when I was I noticed a clay like substance keep getting smeared across my paint and in some cases there would be enough to make little clay balls on my paint... It couldnt have been residue from the last time the car had a clay...
  3. Dry Film Lubricants.

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    I just recently purchased a quart ($100/quart, makes gasoline look cheap) of dry film lubricant. This is the type that requires baking to cure at around 400 degrees F. The main intent is to use this as piston skirt coating, but thinking about it, Northstars see wear in other areas as well. I...
  4. DRL Burned Out & Left Film Inside Headlight! Grrrrrr!

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    I am NOT happy, less than a week ago I purchased the Putco 35w H16/9009 spark white bulbs to replace my DRLs from Summit Racing... not even a week later, just noticed today the bulbs melted their bracket/housing and now worst of all have left a "melted plastic film" on the inside of my headlight...
  5. In case you thought of buying a Benz....

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    When I was shopping for my 08 CTS I have to admit that one of the other cars I was considering was an E Series MBenz. I am so glad I didn't get one. Here is an interesting page about the "joys" of Mercedes ownership. Mercedes Benz Lemon Problem Vehicles Pick a the "Experience...
  6. 2011 Hyundai Sonata SE. What do we think?

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    I'm thinking about buying one of these for the wife. We went to the dealership and test drove it. Fully loaded with all the bells and whistles in comes out at $23,900. Not very fast but great mpg and great handling. I like the styling too. What do we think of it?
  7. Bikini cut or Straight cut for the clear film on the hood?

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS Appearance Mods
    Guys, Looking at putting on the clear film on the CTS and see there is a straight across cut or a bikini cut that kind of follows the front curve of the hood. Anyone have any opinions on either of these and/or pictures of your cars with any brand of the clear protectant film? Thanks, Andrew
  8. I was 10 seconds away from buying one today!!!!

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    Hey guys, The craziest happened to me an hour ago! I have an 04 and an 08 CTS. LOVE the 08 CTS! (I put on some extra chrome here and there, and boy it turns heads!) In any case, time to ditch the 04 and buy a new car. After spending a few months looking at the SRX (mostly for my...
  9. 960 mile drive in a Mercedes S63 AMG...err.. rocketship

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    My Father is an auto enthusiast like most of us... he is a 16 year old trapped in a 58 year old body. He loves his cars and loves to change his 'stable' every year. Last year he bought my Mother a 2009 Jaguar XKR Convertible to replace her BMW 760Li. She thought she wanted a sporty coupe now...
  10. Carbon Fiber Film from 3M

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Im not sure if you seen this stuff but it seems pretty catchy to put on our cts? what do you guys think? it was in a post a while back but now that summer is comming i would like to throw this on my car somewhere, so when i...
  11. Replacement Tire Brand

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    I need new tires, I can save about 85 bucks per tire by switching to Yokohama tires. Any experience with Yokohama? Should I stick with the Bridgestone Dueler?
  12. Headlight protector film anyone ?

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Since this is my first car with plastic headlights (at least that big ones) I feel always bad driving behind a truck/lorry or normal car and a stone will hit a headlight. Of course this will be covered by my insurance but maybe a transparent protector film like 3M may help to prevent any...
  13. Is 2010 The Last Year Of The DTS?

    Cadillac DTS Forum 2006 through 2011
    I have always thought that the DTS was supposed to be in production thru 2011. The new order guides for 2011 are now out and the DTS is not listed. Anyone know whats up? Texas Jim
  14. XTS with 300hp to 500hp

    Cadillac XTS Forum 2013-2019
    I found this article in an well-known Spanish website. It says that the Cadillac XTS will have V6 and V8 with 300 to 500hp and a V6 plug in hybrid. This is great news. At least something to hang on. I just couldn't accept that the new flagship, state of the art Cadillac, S class competitor...
  15. Center console clock and gauge cluster has a film or fog.

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    The center console clock and gauge cluster have a film or fog on the glass. I used an eye glass cleaning solution but seemed to only make it worse...any suggestions?
  16. Presence ... Some Cars Have It Most Don't

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    Some cars just have a "presence'" about them that says "I know what I am supposed to be. I may not be the fastest, or the most luxurious, or cost the most but my designers knew what kind of car I should be and designed me to be just such a car." Whether the car is a luxury car, a race car, a...
  17. Selling my Cadillac

    Cadillac STS-V Series Forum
    I have a 2006 STS-V, black on black with all options, excellent condition, 80k miles. I have four vehicles in total, including a brand new SRX 2.8T. I don't trade in my vehicles, which is part of my problem, because I can get more money for them myself. The problem with not trading them in is I...
  18. Paint protection film "tension marks"

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Just got my 08 black cts back from getting the 3m paint protection film on the hood and bumper. Overall I'm pleased. The coverge is great but I noticed on a few places on the front lip of the hood there are small lines and stretch marks. The installer said they were "tension marks" and would...
  19. rode in Mercedes

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    I was in a new Mercedes limo (did not see exactly which model it was) the other night. They had greenish ambient lighting all the way around including the back doors. Also, there was a smallish yellow light shining down in the center of the roof. They also had lighting underneath the front...
  20. 07 needs features my 03 has :)

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    my godparents picked up a 07 cts in florida with 7000mi on it and only paid something around 14-16 for it. they are use to their s550 benz and the seats are giving them a headache. so they brought the car to canada to their main house and she just discovered no heated seats, but the car they...