My First Luxury Car 1976 Cad Coup De Ville

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  1. Lon Tanner

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    I bought this car new for cash. It had a very large trunk and wife wound up using it like a truck in the 80's by hauling concrete & bricks in the trunk.

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    What a beauty @Lon Tanner !! How long did you own it?
     
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    1970 Cadillac Eldorado, 500 cid (8.2 L), 400 hp; required leaded 100 octane fuel, usually airplane gasoline at that time.
    Bought in 1993 with 54,000 actual miles, original paint, leather smelled like new on a warm day..
    Loved to exit the on ramp at about 80 mph.


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    Is it just me or were cars more beautiful back then? I love the long sleek lines.
     
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    My wife died in 1989 and I sold the car to a friend 1n 1991 for $1,000.00
     
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