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RealRides of WNY #2360 - 1965 F-100

When I first came across this 1965 Ford F-100pickup earlier this summer in Buffalo, two things came quickly to mind. And both of them were wrong. At first I thought it was the same pickup we featured here (photo credit to Gary Swiatowy) back in November of 2020. Nope. (See bottom of page.)The I said to myself “It’s wearing a set of 1956 Oldsmobile wheel covers (ironically, yesterday&rs

RealRides of WNY - 1973 Mustang

When the original owners of this 1973 Ford Mustangbought it, I wonder if they were aware there wouldn’t be another Mustang factory convertible produced for another ten years or so? In ’74 we all remember how Ford’s pony car downsized into the Pinto-based Mustang II. When that went away for MY 1979, the only body styles offered were the two-door coupe and a three-door hatchback. T

RealRides of WNY - 1956 Dodge

This 1956 Dodge Coronet V8was shot from a dramatic angle by local car show photographer Gary Swiatowy at a Cars & Coffee event last fall at Wimbledon Lanes in West Seneca. I love going to car shows/cruise nights and finding cars like this one which still look pretty stock — the only non-stock item visible here might be the narrower than usual whitewalls which weren’t available back

RealRides of WNY - 1958 F-100

Is it just me, or does the color scheme on this 1958 Ford F-100 Stylesideremind you of a U-Haul truck? It seems to have been a pretty popular two-tone combination, as Ford used it in quite a bit of their advertising (inset). The Styleside was one of two bed styles offered, with the Flareside being the other (below).The 1958 models were the first Ford pickups to feature quad headlights, a feature t