Cadillac Brougham THIS CAR IS FOR SALE 3500


About my car

So I remember my fondest memories being with my grandfather at about 8 or 9 years old, riding in his 80's cadillac brougham, that smelled of cigars, lol, but very nice, my childhood was very rough and filled with abuse and turmoil, so good memories came a dime a dozen. My grandfather died about 5 years ago on thanksgiving. Around that time I was looking for a cadillac I had had many before but I was finally in the financial situation where I could get one and keep it. About 10 years ago I was homeless for the better part of 6 years, and my two cadillacs I had in that time, was all that kept me warm and safe. I had a 1977 coupe Deville and a 1979 cadillac fleetwood brougham. Both I lost or sold due to needing money or frequent breakdowns. I finally have my dream car, and have put about 4000 into it, I've done extensive work on the engine, and interior, and did most of the work to try to cut costs. I am now married and have 4 beautiful children, my 8 year old daughter has helped me painstakingly sand and work on it, I have promised her to go with me to take it to carshows, but each year failed due to lack of funds to finish the car. This car is a family heirloom because there is so many memories tied into this car, from my past. It is almost identical to the one my grandfather had, I brought my daughter home for the first time in a cadillac, and spent many sleepless nights, and some of my hardest times in a cadillac just like it. It gives me a chance to turn something negative into something beautiful, and show my kids you can do the same. Now the most important part of my story. I am the only man to carry my last name, and prayed and hoped for a boy, well on August 12 2015 we finally had him, kaleb. He had a rough start, he was in nicu for the first three weeks because he was a preemie, so we did not get to take him home. He was also on oxygen for three months, and found out he has a condition called hypothyroidism. His thyroid is not functional, and could have caused him to be mentally challenged, or die. He is now on medication, off oxygen, and home in his bed, and healthy. I remember sitting in that car at the hospital, thinking I may lose my son, and crying, scared, of losing this gift. So I have decided if I can come up with enough money to have this car painted and murals. I am going to dedicate the paint job and murals, to all my kids, and my son's condition, his ribbon for hypothyroidism will be on the car along with his name and my other three children, and also my grandfather who passed away. When it's finished, I want to take him on a ride in the car back to the hospital, where they saved my son's life, on the exact route we took to see him everyday. This car is not just a car, it's art, a diary, my story and my families story of how I, and my family have overcome so many obstacles. I want to be able to take it to carshows with my kids and wife, and explain what those names mean, and what this car, came from and why I put so much work into it. It's our family story, it's an heirloom I can pass down to my children and grandkids, they deserve to know what we achieved and the hardships we surpassed. This is very important to me. My wife and i are extremely hard workers. Unfortunately not hard workers enough to be able to finish it right now. It would cost over 4000 to do murals and paint and a new cadillac top, but 500 dollars would get me a little closers. So for now this is the work I've completed on this car, and it is sitting on the back burner until I can come up with the money to finish it. My son is one now, so I'm planning on trying next year. I believe lowriding is part of the soul, an art that you feel in your heart, when I get behind that wheel I think of all the good and bad memories I've had in my cadillacs, and that's why I love this piece of art, because it represents my own personal struggle, and my families as well, and its also a family tradition that can be passed down for generations. Thank you
  • This car was made in 1987 and I've driven it since 2011
  • The Cadillac Brougham was in production from 1987 to 1992

Burgundy canvas top coming soon

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