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#358426 - 12/20/15 12:34 AM 1959 Nomad... True or BS?
brewster Offline




Registered: 11/05/07
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Loc: Ontario,Canada
Saw this on a FB site. An owner of one claims they were "a special run of 2dr Nomads," while another states a "B.S. rumour of a special order for US Navy Admirals"...

Any truth to any of this, or just a Brookwood with added Impala trim?

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#358438 - 12/20/15 02:14 AM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: brewster]
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Thats a Brookwood 2 door wagon with Impala trim.
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#358442 - 12/20/15 03:12 AM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: Chev Nut]
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Put together recently, or in 1959?
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#358448 - 12/20/15 06:51 AM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: brewster]
John 348/340HP Offline

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BS.... Never heard of it until now, not even a rumor or urban myth. They did a nice job I think the skirts kill it, such a nice wheel opening no need for the skirts.

I think an Admiral would be more of a Buick owner, the Buick were a good 10 inches longer. Also a better shot for a custom body, the Buick wagons were built by Livonia Body not Fisher Body
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1975 Cosworth Vega #0718
1977 Monza Mirage 305 4 Speed
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#358458 - 12/20/15 06:07 PM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: brewster]
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We know the Brookwood 2 door wagon existed, but not with Impala mldgs.

Someone added the Impala mldgs to the Brookwood, as Gene suggested.

If I had a buck for each time I read about a "RARE" car, I wouldn't be sitting here with my computer.

I'd be spending those "bucks", buying those imaginary rare cars, that I have read about. dance
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#358461 - 12/20/15 07:23 PM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: bobg1951chevy]
John 348/340HP Offline

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I would like to see the interior
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1960 2 door Impala Hardtop 348/340HP 4spd
1962 2 door Impala Hardtop 409/409 4spd
1962 2 Door Biscayne Sedan 327/250 Auto
1975 Cosworth Vega #0718
1977 Monza Mirage 305 4 Speed
1985 Caprice Wagon w/Chevy V-8
1987 Celebrity Wagon
2005 GMC Safari
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#358502 - 12/21/15 01:08 PM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: John 348/340HP]
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Originally Posted By: John 348/340HP
I would like to see the interior


iagree
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#358517 - 12/21/15 03:40 PM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: bobg1951chevy]
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I'll put a request in. I don't think the person posting the photo owned the car though...
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#358656 - 12/23/15 01:58 AM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: brewster]
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Registered: 08/30/07
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Loc: Moneta, VA
In my much younger years, I always wanted to put my '58 Nomad Trim on a '58 Yeoman 2-Dr Wagon, lol.

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#358834 - 12/26/15 04:50 AM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: 62BillT]
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There was indeed a '59 Nomad wagon. It had 4 doors and used "Impala level" trim but I don't think it had any name on it other than Nomad. My buddy had one in his woods for several years.

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#358835 - 12/26/15 05:28 AM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: 35Mike]
John 348/340HP Offline

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Yes there was, but the one in the picture is not, 61 was was the last year for the name plate on the full size wagons, all post 57 were four door and all were six passenger
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if you never do nothing, you can never do nothing wrong! (think about it)

1950 2 door Styline Deluxe
1953 2 door 150 Sedan
1960 2 door Impala Hardtop 348/340HP 4spd
1962 2 door Impala Hardtop 409/409 4spd
1962 2 Door Biscayne Sedan 327/250 Auto
1975 Cosworth Vega #0718
1977 Monza Mirage 305 4 Speed
1985 Caprice Wagon w/Chevy V-8
1987 Celebrity Wagon
2005 GMC Safari
2013 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Diesel
2015 Cadillac CTS

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#360268 - 01/16/16 01:51 AM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: brewster]
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Registered: 07/24/15
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Loc: Medford Oregon
Friend of mine here in Southern Oregon has a 1959 Nomad Wagon; he's owned it for years. Mostly original except for the wheels and tires.


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#360272 - 01/16/16 03:35 AM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: 59camino]
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In 1959 the top line wagon was a Nomad. But only 4 door models were made.
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#360276 - 01/16/16 04:13 AM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: Chev Nut]
John 348/340HP Offline

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Registered: 12/16/01
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I don't think that the question was if a Nomad was produced in 59, just if a 2 door was produced
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if you never do nothing, you can never do nothing wrong! (think about it)

1950 2 door Styline Deluxe
1953 2 door 150 Sedan
1960 2 door Impala Hardtop 348/340HP 4spd
1962 2 door Impala Hardtop 409/409 4spd
1962 2 Door Biscayne Sedan 327/250 Auto
1975 Cosworth Vega #0718
1977 Monza Mirage 305 4 Speed
1985 Caprice Wagon w/Chevy V-8
1987 Celebrity Wagon
2005 GMC Safari
2013 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Diesel
2015 Cadillac CTS

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#368026 - 05/06/16 04:34 PM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: John 348/340HP]
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Registered: 10/25/15
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Loc: SOUTHERN CALIF
the only 2 door NOMADS i ever heard of were shop built.
been hunting down 59 IMPALAS last 18 years
never run across a factory built car not even in passing with other collectors
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#372878 - 07/30/16 06:39 PM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: brewster]
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Registered: 12/23/09
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Loc: Central New York
Yes,Ray it's a real rare Nomad......Nomads were made from 1955 to 1961! 55 to I believe 1957 in 2dr., 58 to 61 in a 4dr. I had a 1960 4dr Nomad, my neighbor had a red and white 4dr 1961 9 passenger,348 engine Nomad wagon,and the 1st Impala wagon was 1962, I had one in Germany in 1970..... joeyk3950
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#372879 - 07/30/16 06:43 PM Re: 1959 Nomad... True or BS? [Re: brewster]
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Registered: 12/23/09
Posts: 47
Loc: Central New York
oops! NOT a 59 2 dr.! joeyk3950
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