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RealRides of WNY - 1966 Ford Galaxie 500/XL

Some days you can follow an old car only so far waiting for it to park somewhere so you can take a photo. Luckily the driver of this 1966 Ford Galaxie 500/XL had to stop for a red light before turning off in the direction I wasn’theaded in, so I could snap this pic. Nice use of the turn signal! The 500XL was knocked down a peg in Ford’s 1966 pecking order with the advent of Ford’

THE AVANTI BUG BITES AGAIN — 1963 Studebaker Avanti

THE AVANTI BUG BITES AGAIN— 1963 Studebaker Avantiby Jim Corbran While visiting Lockport’s Don Kaufman and his 1963 Studebaker Avanti, he showed me a quotation in an old piece of literature which read “Once the Avanti bug bites, it bites hard!”What it doesn’t mention is that sometimes it can be decades in between bites. Kaufman has had this one for about 10 years now

RealRides of WNY - 1965 Ford Fairlane 500 Sports Coupe

Hard to imagine with all the rounded-off shapes of today’s cars that there was a period of time when they were very square. A prime example is this 1965 Ford Fairlane 500 Sports Coupe, seen last summer at the annual car show held in the Village of Allegany. The Sports Coupe was the top-of-the-line Fairlane in ’65; this one has the optional 289 V8, as well as the $45.80 wire wheel cover

RealRides of WNY - 1965 Mustang 2+2

It’s not often these days that you come across a 1965 Ford Mustang 2+2 that looks showroom stock, but here’s one we found last year in Lancaster, complete with whitewalls and simulated knock-off wheel covers. The badge on the front fender indicates an optional V-8 engine, which means it’s either the 260 cu. in., 200 hp Challenger, or one of two different 289s — one had 225