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Posted By: George Schire
Posted On: Monday December 3, 2018 at 7:49 AM
 
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And you Christopher also prove MY point. You insist that people bought cars to
be noticed and for people to know they arrived.

And all I'm contending is that if that is the reason people buy (or bought) a car, then they have some serious self-image issues going on in their life. In many instances they are insecure within themselves and have to let people think they are somebody because they have a new or fancy car.

I don't need to be around people like that. When I've bought cars, I've done so because I like them, but NEVER to try impress others or show that I'm better than they are.

Sadly, I've known many folks who have to try and impress others with what they have or own, rather than just being themselves and not a guy who says, "Here I am, look at the fancy, prettier, and bigger car I have than you".

I fully realize the '59 Cadillac was a popular car. I'm only saying that if it is bought to "show off" that one is better or more successful than someone else, it's the WRONG reason.

This is the point that you fail to see in our discussion. Nothing wrong with that though, we both are entitled to our respective perspectives.

One final thing Christopher, I'm certainly entitled to like or hate the styling of any car and I have the right to express it. Same as you and everyone else does.

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PICs: Which '58? Buick or Cadillac by John Bono #39678
Buick. That Cadillac looks like front and back halves of two different cars. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #39678.1
Buick. (EOM) by Brian Cox #39678.2
BUICK for me. I thought the 58 Caddy got uglier than the 57, and then hit horrific by George Schire #39678.3
Once more George you prove my point (thanks!) You hate the 1959 Cadillac but thousands..... by Christopher Moroni #39678.3.1
And you Christopher also prove MY point. You insist that people bought cars to by George Schire #39678.3.1.1
George, I 100% agree with everything you just noted. My only point(s) to all of this.... by Christopher Moroni #39678.3.1.1.1
Thanks Christopher, I think we'er good. I would love to sit and chat cars with you sometime and by George Schire #39678.3.1.1.1.1
.... yeah, one or the other but not both at the same time. LoL (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #39678.3.1.1.1.1.1
Hmmm, never tried ice-cream and beer together. We could be on to the next big thing. :) (EOM) by George Schire #39678.3.1.1.1.1.1.1
Hmmm, never tried ice-cream and beer together. We could be on to the next big thing. :) (EOM) by George Schire #39678.3.1.1.1.1.1.2
IMHO the car you drive should reflect your economic status. by Barry Levittan #39678.3.1.2
Well then ... I drive Cadillac Escalade by Dennis Mong #39678.3.1.2.1
Barry, I have no problem with your rational as long as by George Schire #39678.3.1.2.2
Buick! (EOM) by John Merritt #39678.4
Buick! The rear end of the Caddy takes away from an otherwise good looking car. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #39678.5
Cadillac by a very small margin. (EOM) by David Vandermeer #39678.6
+1 (EOM) by Terence Slekar #39678.6.1
Hate the Buick & the Caddy rear but like the Caddy front. (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #39678.7
Pass ... What else you got ? (EOM) by Dennis Mong #39678.8
+1 (EOM) by Frank Kocour #39678.8.1
To be honest I think they're both design disasters, however... by John Roberts #39678.9
Agreed. 1955 and 1956 were the high points of the decade IMO. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #39678.9.1
I was born in ' 56 ... I love the '55 & '56 Bowtie Offerings (EOM) by Dennis Mong #39678.9.2
Cadillac (EOM) by George Burgess #39678.10
A '50's Buick without Venti-Ports? Give me the Caddy, please. (EOM) by Michael Rodriguez #39678.11
Cadillac, but give me the Series 62 rear end. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #39678.12
Buick. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #39678.13
Caddy because I had a 58 Buick (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #39678.14
Sounds like there's a story there somewhere! (EOM) by Rick Thompson #39678.14.1
It was a great road car making weekends between Camp Lejuene and Cleveland - by Ron Dietrich #39678.14.1.1
Buick. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #39678.15
I am not a fan of either one. I think that Buick by Dick Johnson #39678.16
Buick. The Caddy stole the Chevy front end. (EOM) by Gary Rockwood #39678.16.1
Red 1958 Buick Limited Convertible by Joseph Sturges #39678.17
Pass on both. (EOM) by Randy Portwood #39678.18
For me it's a tie. I luv them both. (EOM) by Al Dorado #39678.19
Buick. I never liked the tail end of the '58 Eldo. (EOM) by John Bono #39678.20




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