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Posted By: Bob Jackman
Posted On: Wednesday March 25, 2020 at 10:45 AM
 
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George is correct that the wheel covers were held on by clamps.
The clamps for the 61s were shorter than the 62s which made installation of the 62s much easier. My 55 T-Bird had clamps that held on the factory wire wheel cover option on 55 and 56 Fords.

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PICs: Which '62? Oldsmobile or Pontiac by John Bono #47426
Pontiac. The Olds is very nice but the trim is a bit busy. (EOM) by Terry Daly #47426.1
Pontiac. (EOM) by Brian Cox #47426.2
Wow! A dynamic duo. I'll go with the GP (EOM) by John Kuvakas #47426.3Moderator
Pontiac. I love the front of the Olds and the way the bumper flows into the fenders but the by Steve Jakubczak #47426.3.1
Olds. I happen to be a fan of the Starfire side trim. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #47426.4
Same here. (EOM) by Al Dorado #47426.4.1
Pontiac! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #47426.5
Having owned a 62 Starfire just like the one in the photo, hands down it's better than the GP. by George Schire #47426.6
Had a few flats there George ? (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #47426.6.1
Olds (EOM) by Terence Slekar #47426.7
GP by the shortest of hairs! (EOM) by steve kiraly #47426.8
Even though they're both nice, it's a slam dunk for the GP for me. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #47426.9
Pontiac, far and away. One of the most beautiful American cars ever. And, it didn't by Rick Thompson #47426.10
LOVE them both but Olds is gorgeous for '62. All other years its GP. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #47426.11
George is correct that the wheel covers were held on by clamps. by Bob Jackman #47426.12
I forgot to vote...Olds although I like the GP also. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #47426.12.1
Pontiac. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #47426.13
Oldsmobile (EOM) by David Larsen #47426.14
Buick for '60; Bonneville for '61; Olds Starfire for '62; Olds for '63; GP for '64. (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #47426.15
Pontiac, although I like them both. (EOM) by Duncan Pohl #47426.16
Tough call.....but it has to be the GP. (EOM) by John Bono #47426.17




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