110 Comments for Motor City Garage

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Looks like it could be a Ford 8N or 9N tractor.
Yes, I'm partial to the huge older cars which is why my daily driver is a '76 Cadillac Eldorado convertible with 39,000 original miles on it. Yup, I lucked out finding this one, less than a thousand miles a year and garage kept all it's life. You can't match the ride that a heavier car gives, mine weighs almost 5,100 pounds. When I get into a newer car, I fell all claustrophobic and like I'm sitting in a bucket. I guess I'm used to my front seat that's really a sofa! Had my share of new cars, still prefer the older ones you can work on yourself.
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looks like a 1930's model a. I have a pic but can't upload it
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Gleaning from the forum post about this engine's restoration, it seems it had been sitting here since the 1980s or 1990s.
https://www.smokstak.c...wthread.php?t=155064
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I wonder how long this has been sitting there. It looks like a spooky place.
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Thanks Jason
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Thanks for the link, I'm very happy to see this beautiful engine to be saved from the scrap heap!
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^^Yep. Here's what it looks like in original condition. Might even be the same original color too.

http://topclassiccarsf...-original-miles.html
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"Happy Sunday. I don't even know if Buick is still making cars."

@flushed - Buick helped save GM. They have been making top notch cars for years now and are only getting better by catering to the younger crowd in design (hence Buick's this is not your grandfather's Buick ads). It only took Buick/GM 25 years to get the marketing message on what people want when they were buying foreign cars.
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Followed the link to the restoration project, that was very interesting. Thanks. I was wrong it turns out to be a wood burner.
Thank you so much - can´t believe You took this picture - BLACK? - LIT? The wheels - without AIR? - awesome - look like from a County Fair ...dream .....really. Like the little tire in middle. Yet The best ! :)
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Nice shot. Would love to see more of that -- but I'm just into these cars really... This one might have been either hit or had a lot of miles on it because all four headlight bulbs have been replaced at some point.
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It's a 1975 LeSabre 4-door hardtop. Too bad.
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I just found it in another picture "Brethren" is the tractor to which the brush is attached. You can just barely see the wheel behind that truck chassis.
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This is it! The tractor has the porcupine attached to the front of it! Son of a gun!