V12 Valve Silencer Dashpot Base
Interior removed for access to windows... At this point, the "old" interior was to be preserved; later decided to replace interior.
1932 Cadillac air conditioning... crankcase ventilator and fuel pump before removal.... also cleaning of some cylinders completed....
Bill Coleman and Shane Kelly, principal restoration talent for 1932 Cadillac.
transmission well prior to detailing and removal of stick, brake lever, and steering column
from below, behind dash... room for air conditoning?
another view of vacuum pump on engine, before restoration
"free wheeling clutch" control valve, later removed
vacuum pump on engine, before restoration
vacuum brake booster, before restoration
repaired hole in head
painted water pump ready for reinstallation
exhaust parts after painting
restored valves in cylinder head
restored valves and valve springs, showing missing valve silencers...
restored intake and exhaust manifolds
passenger door after heat shield... soundproofing to come later...
transmission bay before detailing... note original oil filter.
Interior stripped, ready for weatherproofing
Radiator removed, cylinder heads removed
Detail of engine mount location.
cylinders before cleaning