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M –66
Salem, Oregon
United States


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May 16, 2011 at 10:49 am
Love this Buick!!!
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Apr 19, 2011 at 2:46 pm
Your garage is like looking at 1 calendar page at a time! WOW
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Apr 15, 2011 at 2:25 pm
Thanks for all the nice comments...and yes my wife does show it off well. She enjoys classics and hot rods as much as I do. She even encourages me to spend more money and time on our cars. Am I incredibly lucky or what?

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1955 Buick Special (George)

Last updated Apr 15, 2011  

Photo of a 1955 Buick Special (George)


This '55 Special was once owned by Johnny Bartlett aka JB. He was well known in the NHRA especially in Woodburn OR.
The car went from him to his nephew Dave Bartlett then was restored and customized by Dave Lovell of Eugene OR. I bought it from Dave Lovell in 2000 and finished his near complete project


Shaved, nosed, and decked.
Small block 400 cid
350 turbo
Ford 9" rearend