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Old 5th December 2018
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Originally Posted by dcwave View Post

GM shared frames, pillars, and parts across most of their brands - Chevy, Buick, Olds, Pontiac.

That's right, a Chevy Impala/Caprice was a Pontiac Catalina/Bonneville, was a Buick LeSabre/Electra225, was a Olds 88/98, was a Cadillac Calais/DeVille ...

Same over at Ford and Chrysler - when I was a kid in the 60's/70s, it was fun trying to tell some of these models apart - it dawned on me then the big Buicks were a great value compared to Caddies! Still, each brand had a real identity - Buicks were known for their brakes, Caddies for luxury, Pontiacs for performance and Chevy for value.