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The Legacy of the Woodies

The Legacy of the Woodies

'51 Buick RoadmasterThe last of the real Woodies were made by Buick in 1953. The Buick Roadmaster Woody was built to celebrate Buick’s 50th anniversary. They paid homage to the classic beach cruiser, but added a powerful V8 engine. Their creativity and flawless design made the 1953 Buick Roadmaster a hot collectible. But, the 1953 Buick Roadmaster Woody is not the only beautiful Woody on the market today.

Using Wood to Replace Much-Needed Steel

Ford Model T Pickup

The name Henry Ford is a truly iconic one, not just in the field of auto making but in American business as a whole. A large part of his legacy lies in the fact that he wanted to of bring automobile ownership within reach of ordinary people.

In the beginning, motor vehicles were made individually by hand. As you might imagine, this was very time-consuming and inefficient and the costs involved in the manufacturing efforts were passed along to consumers. In addition, because the going was slow the supply was limited and this drove up the prices as well.

Where Do You Find The Right Classic Truck?

One of the things that makes a collectible car or truck collectible is rarity. This can seem like an instance of overstating the obvious, but this can make it difficult to find the right classic truck.

It’s not like you can go down to any car dealership in your city of residence and take your pick among dozens of different vehicles. You are limited by the relatively small numbers of classic trucks that fit the category you are interested in.