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Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by earlsgarage, Oct 25, 2017.

  1. earlsgarage
    Joined: Aug 14, 2016
    Posts: 15

    earlsgarage

    Just got this 55 1 owner 36k original miles on the road after sitting sense 1995[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


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  2. harpo1313
    Joined: Jan 4, 2008
    Posts: 1,409

    harpo1313
    Member
    from wareham,ma

    Love the color combo ,congrats.
     
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  3. wvenfield
    Joined: Nov 23, 2006
    Posts: 4,521

    wvenfield
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  4. KoolKat-57
    Joined: Feb 22, 2010
    Posts: 2,564

    KoolKat-57
    Member
    from Dublin, OH

    Welcome to the wonderful world of 1955-57 Pontiacs!
    As you have probably already found out they are quite unique in the GM line up from those years.
    Looks GREAT!
    KK
     
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  5. belair
    Joined: Jul 10, 2006
    Posts: 7,412

    belair
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    1. H.A.M.B. Chapel

  6. AngleDrive
    Joined: Mar 9, 2006
    Posts: 385

    AngleDrive
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    from Florida

    My second car was a 56. Love them, great find.
     
  7. Hnstray
    Joined: Aug 23, 2009
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    Hnstray
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    from Quincy, IL

    Classy ride! Have you known about it for a long time or just happened to come upon it?

    Ray
     
  8. BuckeyeBuicks
    Joined: Jan 4, 2010
    Posts: 699

    BuckeyeBuicks
    Member
    from ohio

    Great car, I always liked those slick Ponchos, especially that color combo.
     
  9. Bird man
    Joined: Dec 28, 2009
    Posts: 294

    Bird man
    Member
    from Milwaukee

    What part of the world are you in? I have seen that old Garage someplace!
    And there are loads on Pontiac people here, keep us updated.
     
  10. Runnin shine
    Joined: Apr 12, 2013
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    Runnin shine
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    Well now I'm jealous


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  11. bobwop
    Joined: Jan 13, 2008
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    bobwop
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    very nice
    congratulations
     
  12. traffic61
    Joined: Jun 15, 2009
    Posts: 1,364

    traffic61
    Member
    from Owasso, OK

    Killer! Congrats on a stellar find.
     
  13. A little paint buff, a new star on the fender and some lanolin rubbed into the leather.....sheeeit, man! You be ridin!
     
  14. bob b.
    Joined: Aug 30, 2009
    Posts: 67

    bob b.
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    from peoria az.

  15. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
    Posts: 19,256

    Jalopy Joker
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    Congrats - plans for it? - chop, bags, Chevy motor ? - HA!
     
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  16. I once owned two 55 Pontiac hardtops. One was a star chief and the other a chieftian. Any road the 287's aint bad engines. I have always wanted to replace the small cube engine with a 1959 389. That would be a sleeper.
     
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  17. earlsgarage
    Joined: Aug 14, 2016
    Posts: 15

    earlsgarage

    No plans at the moment have my 60s kingswood on the table and all projects are a slow go with my youngest fighting cancer


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  18. donno
    Joined: Feb 28, 2015
    Posts: 272

    donno
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    Very nice. Have a fistful of those "Stars" if you need one.
     
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  19. Slopok
    Joined: Jan 30, 2012
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    Slopok
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    I've always just loved the lighted hood ornament!:cool:
     
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  20. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
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    Jalopy Joker
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    yep, Family comes first - there are many of us here that have had battles with cancer in one way or another - wishing the best for your young one
     
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  21. hotrodj54
    Joined: Jun 1, 2007
    Posts: 597

    hotrodj54
    Member

    nice car, great start. im working on a 55 starcheif hardtop now myself. parts can be a little scarce sometimes. good luck with the battle....john
     
  22. 55 Ford Gasser
    Joined: Jul 7, 2011
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    55 Ford Gasser
    Member

    Nice! My first car was almost a 55 2dr Pontiac. Dad took me to Evans Auto Sales, Columbus, Ga. in 1966 to look at a white 55 Pontiac for $250. It would have only been 11 years old (I was 16). I remember the hubcaps laying in the back floorboard and chrome lug nut covers on the wheels. I was excited about getting it, but Mom didn't think I should have a car yet.

    Side note: My first car ended up being a 1962 Mini, when Dad drove it home (I couldn't drive a standard yet), Mom says "That's cute!". Actually had 2 first cars, if that's possible. Dad's 63 Valiant as well as the Mini. In my garage now is a 67 Mini and a 63 Valiant (identical to first one except for color). Along with a few other classics.

    Enjoy your 55, I am always watching out for just the right one.
     
  23. rosstom
    Joined: Dec 26, 2017
    Posts: 19

    rosstom
    Member
    from Ga

    Nice car indeed. My family had a '54 Pontiac.
     
  24. 56sedandelivery
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
    Posts: 4,901

    56sedandelivery
    Member

    I like the car, I really like the garage, and I truly hate that your child and family is having to deal with this God awful disease. I'm a retired healthcare worker (32 years X-Ray/CAT Scan Tech), and I wish you and your family, especially your youngest, the best. Where exactly is "Earl's Garage"? I am Butch/56sedandelivery.
     

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