Hey everyone, thanks for the comments. The guy said he will buy the new hood orniment, trunk lock wreath and crest and the 4.9 V8 one of the back, he said he was getting them right from Caddy for me.
There were some slight change in plans, we were talking about it, and I may infact keep my Grand Am, we'll proablly fix it up, but very cheap aand not go out of our way, just get it ready for the road. Becuase this will be my first car, and not being experienced, I would really, really hate to damage the Caddy in something stupid, so we figured, we would fix the GA, then I will use that for a month or so while I get used to driving (alone) and then I'll use the Caddy. But, since the Caddy is a Florida car, and although it is 10 years old, the car, besides the miles could be brand new, and it never seen winter, I would really hate to run the car in the snow/ice etc.... with all the salt they dump on the roads (even getting it rustproofed dosn't solve the problem) so I figured, I would use the GA as a winter beater... from Dec 1st to April 1st or so, that way I will not do any harm to the Caddy by running it in the winter, and I'll have the GA.
So, I go to my fathers tomorrow, he wanted me to help him bottom seal the boat or something like that, and I'll mention that to him..... he should agree, becuase today when I told him about it, after we were talking, he said, well it is a really nice car, but are you sure you want to use such a nice and expensive car as your first car? he said why don't we just get your Grand Am fixed up and you can use that to start off with.... so I'll mention that to him, but perhaps the thing I really like is the fact that I wouldn't be driving the Caddy in the winter, I was thinking about that last night, and how bad that would be, plus I already have the car (GA) so I won't be putting too much in it (take bumbers from parts car, paint them black, get car strightened and fix exhaust system, and that's all, it would be ready to drive)
bs4sho..... I agree with you to a point, IMO, I love the style of my '93, and better yet, it is a coupe..... '94 they were too bubble shapped, and looked just like a Caprice except for the back (which I didn't car for either) it wasn't until '98 or so that I started lking the DeVilles again, and the new ones are not too bad. also IMO the early 90's SeVilles I didn't care for (styling) I didn't really like the tail lights/back, even with the new style in '93(?) and it wasn't until '01 or '02 when the SeVille changed the style, and tail lights that I like them more. So it depends on the year... early 90's (like mine) I would go with the DeVille, mid 90's and I dunoo..... probally the SeVille, and late 90's/00's I would go with the SeVille.....
Kat... the 4.9 is your favorite Caddy engine? even though you have the LT1?
Sorry for the long post guys.... can you tell I am excited?
I said "CADDY ENGINE". The LT1 is a Chevy engine
The 4.9 is hands down the best all around engine Cadillac has made in years. I doubt you'll get any arguement here from anyone on that point. Especially from people who've owned them.
yes, that is the one of the major things about this car, the reliablility of the 4.9..... before I decided on a '91-'93 DeVille, I was going to get a '88-'89 Brougham (my mother and her boyfriend have one) and the Olds 307 is very, very reliable (although wayyyy tooo underpowerd) so I started reading about the 4.9, and how much of a good engine it is, and has nice power, that and I like this gen DeVille better (now) then the Brougham, made me decide on one.
front drive and uni-body are the only 2 things I don't like about it.... although it's nice to see again that there is still part of the car after the rear wheels
So I printed out a picture of the side view (over the weekend) and showed a buch of friends and kids at school, pretty much everyone said it's a old mans car (don't bother me though, I'll show them ) but alot of people commented on how nice it is.
nightwolf, welcome, your friends r right it is a MANS car, not a punk teenager's.from what i read you seem more mature.Dont listen to them.TAKE PRIDE IN YOUR RIDE. im putting my 90 up for winter too. grandma gave me a 91 sunbird for the snow. free advice, your just getting you license? only drive the cad close to home, and dont try to impress your friends with speed, youll only break something and they wont help you! CADDY parts are expensive! beat the @#$% out of your GA!
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