Cadillac Service Repair Manuals


TYPE 57

TYPE 57 was similar to Type 55 except:

Bodies

Chassis: No significant change from Type 55.

Drive Line:

Engine

I.D. DATA

1918 Cadillac

1918 Cadillac

STYLE

Style No. Doors Type Name Seating Price Weight
NA 4 Touring 7 $2590 1834 kg
NA 4 Phaeton 4 $2590 1784 kg
NA 2 Roadster 2/4 $2590 1757 kg
2750 2 Convertible Victoria 4 $3075 1805 kg
2730 4 Brougham 5/7 $3535 1950 kg
NA 4 Brougham 7 $4125  
2740 4 Limousine 7 $4085 2011 kg
2820   Limousine      
2680 4 Town Limousine 6 $4100 1952 kg
3110   U.S. Government Limousine      
2760 4 Imperial 7 $4285  
2770 4 Landaulet 7 $4235 2050 kg
2840 4 Town Landaulet 6 $4250 1977 kg
2910 4 Suburban 7 $4090 1977 kg
NA   Police Patrol   $3850  
NA   Ambulance   $4350  
NA   Hearse   $4685  

1918 Cadillac

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1918 Cadillac V-8 - 5 pass.

Note: Prices increased several times during the war years, partly due to war taxes. The lowest prices for the body style are given.

ENGINE

Description Ninety degree V-8 L-head. Heads detachable. Cast iron blocks of four on Aluminum crankcase
Bore & Stroke 79.4mm x 130.2mm
Displacement 5.153 Liters
S.A.E./N.A.C.C. Horsepower 31.25
Main bearings Three
Valve lifters Rockers with roller cam follower acting on mechanical lifters
Carburetor float feed with auxiliary air control; manufactured by Cadillac under C. F. Johnson patents

CHASSIS

  Type 57 Type 57 Roadster Type 57 Limo, Land, Imp, Town Limo, Town Land Special Chassis
Wheelbase 3175mm 3175mm 3353mm 3683mm
Front/Rear Tread 1422mm 1422mm 1422mm 1422mm
Tires 35 x 5 34 x 4-1/2 35 x 5 35 x 5

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Selective, sliding gear transmission. Case in unit with engine
Speeds 3 Forward and one Reverse
Steering position Left drive, center control (Right hand drive optional)
Clutch Multiple disc, dry plate, 17 discs
Drive Shaft drive
Axle Spiral bevel, full floating rear axle
Overall ratio 4.44:1
Brakes Mechanical brakes on two wheels, one external, one internal
Wheels Wood artillery wheels, demountable rims (R-W wire wheels optional)
Wheel size 25 in.
Optional Final drive ratios 3.94:1, 5.07:1

HISTORICAL NOTES

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