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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by lothiandon1940, Jan 31, 2019.

  1. I'm thinking '54 Olds 4-door Sedan in this Sara Bowen print. Who's in? FB_IMG_1548970166090.jpg
  2. chevy57dude
    Joined: Dec 10, 2007
    Posts: 6,561


    [​IMG]Here's a '54, Don.
    And a stock Model 88
  3. chevy57dude
    Joined: Dec 10, 2007
    Posts: 6,561


    upload_2019-1-31_17-23-4.jpeg oops
    Gotta ask, is that your fathers' Oldsmobile?
    Ba dump bump.
  4. 55buick ?

    Whatever it is it’s a damn shame !
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  5. Sadly, I think the tree has won this battle.:(
  6. oldiron 440
    Joined: Dec 12, 2018
    Posts: 2,397

    oldiron 440

    To much Viagra, the cars got a woody!
  7. Hnstray
    Joined: Aug 23, 2009
    Posts: 12,168

    from Quincy, IL

    Definitely agree it is a '54 Olds........not a '53 or '55 and not a Buick......

    that drooping chrome 'mustache' nails it........
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  8. Definitely a parts/firewood car. :cool:
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  9. czuch
    Joined: Sep 23, 2008
    Posts: 2,688

    from vail az

    New for 1954, The Fire Log.
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  10. Dino 64
    Joined: Jul 13, 2012
    Posts: 2,096

    Dino 64
    from Virginia

  11. 1953naegle
    Joined: Nov 18, 2013
    Posts: 264


    That's why every garage needs a chainsaw.

    I lived in northern Idaho when I was a kid (rural coeur d'alene area) and right across from our field, the previous owners had parked a bunch of their old cars in the forest to rot. Really good 30's to 50's stuff. There was a 30-somethin truck carcus with a tree growing through the floorboards that I had my heart set on. I asked my dad to sharpen a hatchet for me, so he "sharpened" the edge right off (I was 5). After a few days mawling the bark off the tree with that dull hatchet, I gave up. But I like to think that tree gave up too.
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  12. oliver westlund
    Joined: Dec 19, 2018
    Posts: 1,002

    oliver westlund

    its salvageable, get out the saw!
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  13. I have heard of growing trees from seeds but never seen one grown from a bulb.
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  14. Dixon Bastie
    Joined: Apr 7, 2017
    Posts: 175

    Dixon Bastie

  15. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 28,404


    May be a Dogwood, you can tell by the bark.
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  16. Dixon Bastie
    Joined: Apr 7, 2017
    Posts: 175

    Dixon Bastie

    I agree it's a 54 Olds, and if there were two more of them there, could you call it a case of "three on the tree"?
  17. BamaMav
    Joined: Jun 19, 2011
    Posts: 5,092

    from Berry, AL

    Several years ago, one of my cousins came across a horde of old cars on a old home place. Most were Buicks, the oldest a 1940, the newest was a 1956, all were scrap metal, they had sat there too long to be anything but parts. There were a few other odd vehicles there too, a WWII Ford Jeep that I should've saved but didn't, a 26-27 T Tudor that I did save, a bullet nosed Stude 2 door, another I should have saved but didn't, and a 35 or 36 Ford truck without a bed. The cab was in great shape, the frame was almost rusted in two about middle ways, and there was a 12" pine tree growing between the frame horns and the intact front bumper. I was determined to get it, was planning on cutting the tree above the bumper, then below it. Walked up to it with chainsaw in hand running, put my foot on the bumper to brace myself, and the bumper fell off! Bolts were rusted away!

    Tree came in handy afterall , I tied a chain to it up as high as I could reach, then hooked a come a long to the rearend and picked it up high enough I could back my trailer up underneath it, then sat it down on it. Never did anything with it, later traded it for a 47-8 coupe.
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  18. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 9,970

    jimmy six

    I need that parking light for a friends 56 Chev pickup.
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  19. 56sedandelivery
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
    Posts: 6,695

    Member Emeritus

    I've seen a few similar tree VS car/truck situations. The tree almost always wins; someone wanted firewood, not an old car. I am Butch/56sedandelivery.
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