1973 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible. This car has 45,900 actual
miles. This car originally belonged to Frankie Yankovic, The Polka
King. He bought this car brand new, and had such hits as 'Just
Because', 'Too Fat Polka', 'In Heaven There is No Beer', and 'Who
Stole the Keeshka'. He is the Polka King of America and won an
Oscar in the late 80s. Let me tell you a story that I know about
this automobile: I actually lived in the 60s and 70s in South
Euclid, which is the same city that Frankie Yankovic lived in when
I was a kid. I knew the family a little bit and I remember when he
bought this car new in the Fall of 1972, I remember seeing it in
the driveway and I'd go by and look at it and couldn't believe how
nice this car was. Frankie Yankovic kept the car and drove it
everyday for about 12 years. When he moved to Vegas around 1980, he
took the car with him. I do have registration with Yankovic's name
on it and I have a signed muffler receipt where he had the car
fixed with his signature in the early 80s. If you want to call the
Cleveland title beaurea you will see that he purchased this car new
in 1972 living on Belvoir Boulevard. About 3 years ago, I opened up
Craigslist and the guy that owed the car at the time had it listed
for sale. It was with the Yankovic family up until about 10 years
ago so I went out to Painesville, OH and purchased the car. I took
the car right to the mechanic, because I wanted it to run perfectly
before I restored it. Fixing this car mechanically, including brake
work, a complete tune up, valve covers, battery, new power top
motor for the convertible top, hoses and belts. I had two new floor
pans put in it because it's a convertible and they had a little
rust on them. I also had brand new carpeting put in the car,
exactly the same color as the original color carpeting. If you look
underneath the vehicle, the frame and floors are perfect. This is a
great car to complete the restoration of. It will need the interior
replaced or died.
1973 Cadillac Eldorado
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