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RealRides of WNY #2309 - 1939 Dodge

Day 3 of “Yeah, it needs a little work…”A sign in the window of this 1939 Dodgesaid it had been in storage for the past 15 years when we came across it a couple of summers ago in Lackawanna. It also mentioned that it “comes w/parts”and suggests making an offer, although it did havea four-figure asking price listed. The trim on this one would seem to indicate it&rsquo

RealRides of WNY - 1968 Malibu

No, you don’t see a lot of mid-sized GM four-doors from the 1960s at car shows/cruise nights, but here’s one now: a 1968 Chevelle Malibu Sport Sedanspotted last fall at the Motorhead Mania Super Cruzin Lackawanna. In the brochure photo of a much tamer-looking sport sedan (below),a tiny caption read “Note the well designed look of this Malibu Sport Sedan.”And I’ll agre

RealRides of WNY - Metropolitan

Maybe we should label this one a “former” RealRide, as this 1954-55 Nash Metropolitanis now a permanent piece of advertising, perched out front of a Lackawannatransmission shop. Early Mets had the single-bar grille seen on this one (although it was chrome-plated, as were the bumpers), while the 1956 models switched over to a mesh insert fitted into a chrome surround. Those later models

RealRides of WNY - 1948 Olds

The brochure proclaimed this 1948 Oldsmobile Series 98to be “The Fulfillment of the Futuramic Idea.”It also told us that it was “…a car that marks a milestone in automotive history—a car specially designed to commemorate the Golden Anniversary of America’s oldest car manufacturer.”Although it sounds (IMO) rather Orwellian, Olds offers us an explanation of

RealRides of WNY - 1964 Coupe De Ville

You never know what you might come across in some of those small, neighborhood used car lots. Earlier this summer we found this rather solid-looking 1964 Cadillac Coupe De Villein the front row of a lot in Lackawanna. Although it’s not so odd to see these days on new cars in every price range, back when this De Ville was new it was rare to ever find a car like this wearing a set of blackwall