Tony Sestito's 1947 Cadillac
1947 Cadillac Convertible restyled by Bertolucci's Body and Paint Shop for Tony Sestito. The front end was reshaped in order to accept the 1953 Oldsmobile upper grille bar. The grille opening had an Oldsmobile floating grille bar installed. The front bumper originated from a 1952 Oldsmobile. The front fenders were extended and the headlights were slightly recessed and frenched. The front wheel opening were recountoured and flared, a nice combination along with the 1953 Cadillac Sombreros. The hood was shaved for its ornament and trim. The windshield was chopped and a padded top with a wrap around rear window was installed and fabricated by Hall Upholstery. A pair of 1951 Mercury fender skirts were cut down and made to fit the Cadillac body. The taillights were made from 1950 Ford units on scratch built which were molded onto the the rear fenders. Dual spotlights wrapped up the style.
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