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RealRides of WNY - 1949 Ford

This 1949 Ford was found last summer amidst a few other old school customs in a lot in Blasdell. It seems to be wearing some mid-1950s Cadillac wheel covers along with a set of wide whites. Filling the grille cavity is the unit from a 1955 DeSoto. These were the types of relatively easy modifications owners used to do back in the day to make their cars stand out from everyone else’s. It stil

RealRides of WNY - 1962 Cadillac

For years I’ve struggled with trying to tell the difference between cars like this 1962 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two, seen over the summer in Blasdell, and the very similar Sedan DeVille. Finally, after studying literally tens of photos, I realized that the DeVilles are badged as such (usually on the rear quarter panel) while the Sixty-Twos are pretty much incognito. It was on the insides of th

RealRides of WNY - 1957 Olds Golden Rocket 88

No, this isn’t a still photo from American Graffiti. I passed this 1957 Oldsmobile Golden Rocket 88 holiday coupe one recent Saturday afternoon in Blasdell, sitting in front of a shop with a few other period hot rods & customs scattered around. In 1957 Olds introduced the Golden Rocket 88 moniker only to replace it (after one year) with the 1958 Dynamic 88. Also, the previously-named Nin