The story of Ray’s ’51 Buick start on Christmas Day, 1951 when he was just a boy. Ray’s grandfather surprised his grandmother with a brand new ’51 Buick Special 4-door that year and even after all this time it’s still in the family. Of course it looks quite a bit different than on that day!
The car never left the family. After his grandparents both passed away he discovered that his grandmother had actually left him a note in the glovebox of the car indicating that she wanted him to have it because she knew he had always loved cars.
Once their children were grown they sold off some items and decided to put the money into customizing their family heirloom…
Read the complete story in our October, 2015 issue.