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1966 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special

“She told me: ‘You were always so good to her. I know she’d want you to have the car,’ ” Mr. Knox said.

A cruise along the Merritt Parkway highlighted the plush, isolated ride. Though more vocal than today’s engines, the 429-cubic-inch V-8 hummed unobtrusively. There were no squeaks or rattles in the 47-year-old sedan, and just a bit of wind noise intruded on the relative serenity.

The area’s twisting back roads betrayed the Fleetwood’s lumbering road manners. “It’s like driving a water bed,” Mr. Knox said. “It kind of swishes from side to side.”

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Bruce

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I would think that some newer radial tires and some TLC with suspension parts like shocks, stabilizer bars and links and suspension arm bushings (don't forget the rear), ball joints, Pittman/idler arms and steering knuckles, tie-rod ends, and such would do wonders for the handling. These are wonderfully handling cars when everything is in tip-top shape.

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That's not luck that's clean living and hard work being appropriately and lovingly appreciated. I like it.

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I am always amazed by what you share with us. That car is stunning also. What I wouldnt do to have one like it

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Nice, clean, luxury= fine automobile

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