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RealRides of WNY - 1962 Fairlane

Today is “You Hardly Ever See One of These at a Car Show”Day. This 1962 Ford Fairlane 500was spotted back in 2014 at a weekly cruise night at the Texas Roadhouse in Tonawanda. It was the inaugural year for Ford’s new mid-sized lineup — a size which proved to be very popular with the buying public (well, except for its almost identical cousin, the Mercury Meteor), eventually

RealRides of WNY - 1964 Fairlane

At the time this 1964 Ford Fairlane 500was new, it was considered a mid-sized car. As Ford described it in that year’s Buyer’s Digest, “It’s a car, first of all, that appeals to families. It’s sized just right for them; not too big, not too small.”If that doesn’t help you figure out just how big (or small) the Fairlane was, consider that it was over a foot

RealRides of WNY - 1972 Skylark

Day 2 of “Not A Trailer Queen Week"A little sandpaper and a lot of elbow grease should bring this 1972 Buick Skylark GSback to life. Okay a lotof sandpaper. And a snow brush. Oh, and don’t forget the tow truck (or a good shovel and about seven friends with strong backs!). Lol… This would be the final year for the Skylark as Buick’s entry in the mid-size field; for 1973 the

RealRides of WNY - 1963 Rambler

Came across this 1963 Rambler Classic 770yesterday while bicycling through Buffalo’s Elmwood Village. The big (relatively speaking) Ramblers were named Motor Trendmagazine’s Car of the Yearfor 1963. The folks from AMC described them thusly: “All New… All Beautiful… All Rambler!”Bigger than they looked, the Classics (and the similar Ambassador) were outwardly s

RealRides of WNY - 1968 Pontiac Tempest Custom

A rare (these days) GM four-door midsize from the psychedelic era, this 1968 Pontiac Tempest Custom was just the right size for most families back in the day. The full-sized cars just kept getting bigger and bigger, so much so that this green example — a MIDsize, mind you, is actually an inch longer overall than Pontiac’s 1955 Chieftain four-door. The full-sized ’68 Catalina four