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Posted By: George Schire
Posted On: Monday December 3, 2018 at 5:07 PM
Barry, I have no problem with your rational as long as
the car bought isn't purchased to flaunt the fact that you make more money than someone else and you have to brag to people with the car you drive to prove it.

i mean no disrespect intended to anyone who buys the fanciest car (or house, or anything), but I'm only trying to say that I've known and dealt with people over the years who use those things to insinuate they are better than others. And that is when I have the issue with it.

If you drive an elite car and you're just an average Joe who is the salt of the earth good guy, I love ya!

But some of the people I've known, which also includes some family members, have used their cars, home, and other material things as a means of rubbing it in the face of others by actually saying, "Look at me, I drive this or have that and you don't".

And truth be told, I'd as much run over those kind of people than respect them.

Personally, I don't give a rats behind what anyone drives, and I'm happy for them if they have nice things. But just don't wave it front of me as if it were a badge of honor and you are better than me or anyone else.

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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.
Thanks Christopher, I think we'er good. I would love to sit and chat cars with you sometime and by George Schire #39678.
.... yeah, one or the other but not both at the same time. LoL (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #39678.
Hmmm, never tried ice-cream and beer together. We could be on to the next big thing. :) (EOM) by George Schire #39678.
Hmmm, never tried ice-cream and beer together. We could be on to the next big thing. :) (EOM) by George Schire #39678.
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.
Barry, I have no problem with your rational as long as by George Schire #39678.
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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