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1958 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special Wins Best in Class at 2014 Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance

The  1958 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special conserved by Anderson  Automotive Enterprises was chosen Best in Class for Preservation cars by  the Boca Raton Concours judges for its quality and authenticity.
The car's owner, its fourth, opted to preserve instead of restoring  the 32,000 mile original given its overall excellent condition. The  Peacock Green Metallic paint and turquoise leather and black brocade  interior needed only careful cleaning. The bright work was polished to its  original luster. The underside of the car is in excellent condition  including "like new" primer on the underbody. However, the consumables  associated with good maintenance had been replaced without regard to  authenticity.
AAE replaced spark plug wires, hoses, clamps, belts, battery, etc  with authentically correct items. The engine compartment, wheel wells and  suspension were thoroughly cleaned. Several features were not operating as  intended. The proper operation of these features were restored - power trunk, power door locks, windshield washer and clock. A complete,  authentic exhaust system was installed, including the unique steel spiral  wrap on the headpipes.
The Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance judges use a modified French  judging system that evaluates the car's condition,  authenticity/originality and appeal in the following areas: the exterior, the interior, the engine compartment, plus the overall presentation,  visual impact and significance of the car.

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