Cadillac Service Repair Manuals


Three primary models were available for 1932:


355-B (8-CYLINDER)

1932 Cadillac

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1932 Cadillac

The Cadillac Series 355-B is representative of changes for 1932 that other models made.

BODIES

1932 Cadillac

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1932 Cadillac

I. D. DATA

STYLE

Fisher 134" wheelbase
Job numberDoorsStyleSeatingPrice Weight
32-8-1552-doorRoadster2/4$28952107 kg
32-8-1782-doorCoupe2/4$27952139 kg
32-8-1682-doorConvertible Coupe2/4$29452125 kg
32-8-1594-doorStandard Sedan5$28952220 kg

STYLE

Fisher 140" wheelbase
Job numberDoorsStyleSeatingPrice Weight
32-8-2564-doorStandard Phaeton5$29952136 kg
32-8-2804-doorSpecial Phaeton5$30952159 kg
32-8-2734-doorAll Weather Phaeton5$24952305 kg
32-8-2794-doorSport Phaeton5$32452182 kg
32-8-2722-doorCoupe5$29952143 kg
32-8-2594-doorSpecial Sedan5$30452257 kg
32-8-2524-doorTown Sedan5$30952264 kg
32-8-2624-doorSedan7$31452323 kg
32-8-2634-doorImperial Sedan7$32952341 kg

STYLE

Fleetwood 140" wheelbase
Style numberDoorsStyleSeatingPriceWeight
4930-S4-doorSedan5$33952257 kg
4975-S4-doorSedan7$35452323 kg
49754-doorLimousine7$37452341 kg
49812-doorTown Coupe5$33952234 kg
49124-doorTown Cabriolet5/7$40952268 kg
49914-doorLimousine Brougham7$42452318 kg
49254-doorTown Cabriolet7$42452318 kg
4975-H44-doorLimousine7  
49852-doorConvertible Coupe5  

ENGINE

TypeNinety degree L-head
CylindersEight cylinders
CrankcaseCast Iron on Aluminum crankcase
Bore & Stroke85.7 x 125.4
Displacement5.793 Liters
Compression ratio5.38:1 std; 5.70:1, 5.20:1 optional
Brake horsepower115 @ 3000 rpm
SAE Taxable horsepower36.45
Main bearingsthree
Valve liftersMechanical
CarburetorCadillac/Johnson

CHASSIS

Wheelbase3404mm or 3556mm (3962mm Commercial Chassis)
Overall length5258mm, 5410mm
Front Tread1521mm
Rear Tread1549mm
Tires7.00 x 17

1932 Cadillac

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1932 Cadillac Roadster

DRIVETRAIN

TransmissionSelective synchro transmission
Speeds3 forward, 1 reverse
ControlsLeft-hand drive, center controls (right-hand drive optional)
ClutchTwin disc clutch -- selective vacuum-activation
DriveShaft drive
--Torque tube
Axle3/4 floating rear axle
Drivespiral bevel drive
Overall ratio4.36:1, 4.60:1
BrakesMechanical brakes on four wheels
Drums381mm brake drums
WheelsWire wheels (std), demountable wood (opt)
Wheel size17 in. drop center

OPTIONS

Tire cover(s)$5-$20 each
Trunks$100-180
Heron or Goddess$20
RadioPrice on application
Heater$37.50-47.50
Auxiliary lights$37.50-57.50
Wind wings$25-47.50
Tonneau Shield$185
Seat covers$26.50-73.50
Mirrors$8-16 each
Full covers for wire wheels$10 each
6 wire wheels with fender wells and trunk rack$130
5 demountable wood wheels$30
6 demountable wood wheels with wells and rack$166
Colored fender set$50

HISTORICAL NOTES

1932 Cadillac Notes




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