Sunday, October 26, 2014

5k: Sea Ville: 1986 Cadillac Cimarron Custom Boat

 The Cadillac Cimarron is often accused of being many things -- a badge engineering experiment gone wrong, the worst car ever built with an egg crate grill, and a festering pile of monkey feces, but you can't lump it into the same boat as the typical Cadillac and accuse it of being a...well...boat.  That is because it was a compact car and while not particularly nice, it didn't have the heft and girth of a typical Caddy...at least before you fuse an entire boat chassis on top of it.  Find this 1986 Cadillac Cimarron Custom Boat offered for $4,500 in Costa Mesa, CA via craigslist.  Tip from Mike N.



Wow, a boat car, let's take this baby on the water and figure out what she'll do.  Whoa, slow down there Marco Polo, this is a car with a boat body on it that will float about as well as the Top Gear BBC boy's boats on their maiden trip, which is about as well as very small pebbles, churches, mud or great gravy.   A quick roundup of DT's previous sinkers & floaters shows a group of vessels that are about as amphibious as a peacock. 


A glance at the interior shows that a surprising amount of time/effort went into making this thing into a functioning parade style car.    The seller says it was purchased to make a movie, but it looks like Fast & Furious 17 Venice Wake was renamed Fasturious and is now a western themed extension of the FF franchise, starring Ben Affleck as the ghost of John Wayne competing in amateur dirt track racing. It's gonna be awesome.


See a better use for a Cimarron chassis? tips@dailyturismo.com



4 comments:

  1. Gone ....Damn! Amazing what people will spend their time doing.

    ReplyDelete
  2. The 3 pedal mafia crew races a boat in LeMons but I don't even think they are demented enough to have built it on a cimarron.

    ReplyDelete
  3. This is such an extraordinary asset, to the point that you are giving and you give it away for nothing. I adore seeing sites that comprehend the benefit of giving a quality asset to free. It is the old what circumvents comes around schedule. Boat repair

    ReplyDelete
  4. A debt of gratitude is in order for posting this data. I simply need to tell you that I simply look at your site and I discover it exceptionally fascinating and enlightening. I can hardly wait to peruse loads of your posts. GLM aftermarket Mercury boat parts

    ReplyDelete

Commenting Commandments:
I. Thou Shalt Not write anything your mother would not appreciate reading.
II. Thou Shalt Not post as anonymous unless you are posting from mobile and have technical issues. Use name/url when posting and pick something Urazmus B Jokin, Ben Dover. Sir Edmund Hillary Clint Eastwood...it don't matter. Just pick a nom de plume and stick with it.
III. Honor thy own links by using <a href ="http://www.linkgoeshere"> description of your link </a>
IV. Remember the formatting tricks <i>italics</i> and <b> bold </b>
V. Thou Shalt Not commit spam.
VI. To embed images: use [image src="http://www.IMAGE_LINK.com" width="400px"/]. Limit images to no wider than 400 pixels in width. No more than one image per comment please.