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RealRides of WNY - 1980 El Camino

Saw this pretty well-preserved 1980 Chevy El Caminolast summer in the parking lot of a swap meet in Dunkirk. I could never understand why this body style faded from popularity here in North America. The modern-era car/truck was begun by Ford for MY 1957, and followed by Chevy for 1959. In Australia, the ute, as it’s known Down Under, was still popular well into the twenty-teens, with version

RealRides of WNY - 1957 Ford Ranchero

Now here’s a two-tone combination you almost never see anymore — this 1957 Ford Rancheroappears to be painted in white along with a Thunderbird Bronze (I don’t see anything else remotely close in the standard Ford color chart for 1957 [see below]; but the ’59 models offered a Tahitian Bronze hue [also below]). The Ranchero was a new model for Ford in North America, but ther

RealRides of WNY - Ford Ranchero, c1978

This c1978 Ford Ranchero looks to be in pretty good shape — well, except for that hood. What do you suppose happened there? The models from 1977-79, which all look pretty much the same, were the seventh and final generation — so far — of the North American ute from Ford. I wouldn’t be surprised some day to see this body style make a comeback. This one was was seen over the