Dad is living in Oregon. His current project is his '40 LaSalle coupe street rod. Powered by a 500 cubic inch Cadillac engine. NICE!

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May '09 update

Beautiful maroon paint now graces the arrow straight body. 1940 was the last year for the LaSalle line which was built by G.M. in their Cadillac plant.

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Keeping with the luxury theme, Buzz added such options as tilt steering wheel, power windows, power 4 wheel disk brakes, A/C, automatic trans., custom instruments, Ford 9''rear end and power steering.

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Here is a picture from the internet of a stock version of the same model '40 LaSalle coupe.

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Dad's 78th birthday fell on Memorial Day last year which gave a superb cause to go on a 3 day visiting excursion. Buzz hopped on Brandon's 700 Yamaha and went for a test drive!

Update Aug10,09

Dad picked up his LaSalle, with fresh upholstery from Chico,Ca. after he returned from the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Here is a picture of the speedster my Dad was scheduled ot drive, but conditions prevented.


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Firebird donor car sacrificed it's front clip, enabled suspension upgrades.

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