RealRides of WNY - 1950 Dodge

Yesterday we featured a RealRidefrom a couple of years ago which underwent a wheel/tire change since we first saw it. In a similar story, we photographed this 1950 Dodge Wayfarerin a North Tonawandadriveway a few weeks ago, complete with the original poverty hubcaps, a set of newer whitewalls, and a current Arizona Historical license plate. We drove by a week or two later and saw the car up on jac

RealRides of WNY - 1989 Chevrolet Caprice

If it’s a plain black 1989 Chevy Caprice, most onlookers would guess it’s a former police car, especially this one with its collection of rear antennae, as well as the poverty hub caps mounted on steel rims with some pretty beefy-looking tires. Closer inspection also shows a left side a-pillar-mounted spotlight — all the better to keep an eye on you as your citation is prepared.

RealRides of WNY - 1955 Ford Fairlane Victoria

The license plate might say Massachusetts, but I’m pretty sure I was driving through the Town of Wheatfield, New York when I spotted this 1955 Ford Fairlane Victoria. This one’s got some options: two-tone paint, whitewalls, outside mirrors, back-up lamps, bumper guards, continental kit, radio, and a V8 with dual exhausts. You might think it odd that with all of these extras, it’s