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OCTOBER 2014: 1955 BUICK SPECIAL – A FRIEND'S LEGACY CAR LIVES ON

55-imgp5630Gord Lucas is the proud owner of a '55 Buick Special convertible because of a long-term friendship.

He is the new caretaker of a very unique car because of circumstances but the car speaks to the memory of a buddy.

The Buick is in good hands.

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OCTOBER 2014: 1956 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE CONVERTIBLE – A SOLID 36 YEAR RELATIONSHIP

56-imgp4791'56 Plymouth Belvedere convertibles are on the high side of rare in 2014 because they only made about 6700 copies of these incredible cars in 1956.

The math is easy when you add sixty years into the equation.

In fact, the best way to own a '56 Plymouth convertible was to buy one back in 1978.

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OCTOBER 2014: JUST DON'T CALL IT A RAT ROD: THIS IS A '51 FORD LEAD SLED

51-imgp5149We met Joel Henry a few years ago shortly after he and his wife Dana moved east from their Lower Mainland home.

They have an ideal marriage because both love the old car culture, particularly the wild customs.

Joel owns a 1951 Ford lead sled that he and Dana put on the road in 2012 after a long storage period in a tattoo shop.

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OCTOBER 2014: 1969 ROAD RUNNER–FAST, BUT NOT FAST ENOUGH TO RUN FROM THE IRS

69-imgp4740Mopar muscle cars are off the charts in value thanks to supply and demand economics.

Basically, this means more guys want Mopar muscle cars than there are Mopar muscle cars so you need a stroke of luck to get a good one for a decent price.

A stroke of luck like a fire sale because of income tax problems.

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OCT 2014: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A 1946 OLDS GETS A DODGE CUMMINS HEART TRANSPLANT?

46-imgp7277Last spring we spotted a 1946 Oldsmobile at a weekly car show.

A '46 Olds is worth a story on its own accord, but a post-war Olds with dual tires on the back is a can't-miss for us at MSCC.

The reaction of the people at the show to this unusual ride confirmed we needed to get the story.

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