Photos and thoughts; Cars; 1950s; 1960s

Posts Tagged ‘Buick

1952 Buick Super – Estate Wagon

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1952 Buick Super Estate Wagon

1952 Buick Super Estate Wagon



Buick Eight

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This 1950 Sedanette isa great looking car.  In the 1950 model year, Buick sold approximately 600,000 cars +/-  that year!  Their rival at the time was Plymouth.  Plymouth won out, but the stately Buick was much grander.

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August 27, 2008 at 6:08 pm

Fins to the Left, Fins to the Right

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March 18, 2008 at 5:24 pm

Nice Buick – 1962 Invicta Convertible

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I’ve always liked Buicks. This is a classic from 1962. Hope you like it. 

When I was in high school, my friend’s parents had a 1962 Buick Electra Convertible – White with Red Leather Interior.  It was beautiful.  This same friend – his Dad had a 1962 Buick Invicta 2Dr Coupe (beige) as a company car.  I think they were a Buick family.






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February 25, 2008 at 5:33 pm

1938 Buick Convertible

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I wanted to do some comparison of color vs black&white – looking for a more dramatic effect in the photos. Offer any suggestions you wish. Maybe because the car is a 1938 the black and white seems a bit more nostalgic and CLASSY!


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February 19, 2008 at 6:03 pm

48 Buick – Rain Man ?

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This 48 Buick Roadmaster was the first car that I came across that the Cruise In yesterday. It looks exactly like the one in the movie Rain Man with Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise (although I believe the Buick in the movie was a 1949 Buick Roadmaster). Anyway, the white chain across was unavoidable – so if you can look past that, you’ll see a beautiful automobile.



“Back in the Day… ” Buick made sure that their automatic transmission was known – and included its trade mark “Dyna Flow” as a badge on the vehicle. Dyna Flow made for a smoooth – shiftless drive without the surge experienced in other transmission of other autos.


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February 17, 2008 at 2:28 pm

Working with Cars

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I’ll be posting some photos of classic American automobiles.  I went to a “Cruise In” today and some of the cars displayed were absolutely beautiful – really made me nostalgic for “the good old days”.

Here’s a 1938 Buick 


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February 16, 2008 at 8:38 pm