Results for: 1949 FORD

RealRides of WNY - Ford Tudor

This 1949 Ford Tudor(or is it a ’50 as seen below?)seems to be having an identity crisis. Seen a couple of weekends ago in Blasdell, it looks like it might be wearing the hood of a 1951 Ford, while those teeth seem to have been transplanted from a 1952 DeSoto. The bumper also looks a little different, but we can’t quite place it. One Moon disc is on the front wheel, while the back spor

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 - 1950 Ford Custom

Found this nifty 1950 Ford Custom recently while bicycling through Buffalo’s West Side. The ’49-’51 Fords are affectionately known as Shoe Boxes, a nod to their shape — the first real post-WW II cars to come out of Dearborn. This was kind of a rush, design-wise, as the cars that were supposed to be the new 1949 Fords were instead built as the new Mercurys. Parking the two s