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    Thread: Official Junk Yard Finds Thread

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    2. 12-05-2010 02:41 PM #27
      The Helicopter shell is awesome.

      When i was a kid and went to work with my father on the weekends we would always pass an Army surplus store with one of these outside. I would always say i wanted it for a tree house every birthday, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa but it never happened.

      Hell, if i could find one for a good deal currently i'd probably buy it and still make a tree house for my self...

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      01-14-2011 01:39 PM #28
      In for later... I have a few fuzzy cell shots of interesting stuff I'll post when I get home.
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      01-14-2011 02:10 PM #29
      I started looking at those pictures and thinking heyy, that looks familiar. Ive been to that yard in Wilmington many many times.

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      01-14-2011 02:11 PM #30
      this junkyard was huge...cars as far as you can see and if you did a full circle, it would look the same. sadly its gone now.
































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      01-14-2011 02:19 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by VDub2625 View Post
      It's owned by a crazy old bearded man who lives in a house in the middle of the junkyard. Nothing in the place is newer than mid-90s at best, and nothing has a sticker newer than 2000 so nothing has driven since then.
      My favorite yard, too. What a strange dude he is. He burns his trash, which is a trip to watch (and pretty awful smelling). One day, I saw him pumping out his septic tank right on the ground, which ran all the way down the road. He affectionately calls me "The Jew". He also doesn't seem to want to part with much.

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      01-14-2011 02:30 PM #32
      I LOVE this thread. I can't wait to hit salvage yards more often once I have a little more time on my hands.

      Yo dawg, I heard you like vans and sciroccos, so we put a scirocco on your van so you can wear vans while driving your scirocco on a van.


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      01-14-2011 02:32 PM #33


      An almost complete oval window.

      I know its not necessarily rare but when you are looking at a sea of plastic 1995 model year and up cars this one sticks out like a sore thumb.

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      01-14-2011 04:17 PM #34
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      01-14-2011 05:26 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by Jonesy02719 View Post
      My favorite yard, too. What a strange dude he is. He burns his trash, which is a trip to watch (and pretty awful smelling). One day, I saw him pumping out his septic tank right on the ground, which ran all the way down the road. He affectionately calls me "The Jew". He also doesn't seem to want to part with much.
      Haha! A local! I found it becuase i drive on 24 a lot and always saw the cars in the wintertime. Very odd guy, his cats are all gimpy, but kinda cute in an "I don't want to touch you" sort of way. I hate buying stuff becuase he asks me to go pull it, then asks what I think is a fair price and without fail counters me with a 1.5x offer.

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      01-14-2011 06:19 PM #36
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      Re: air intakes


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      01-14-2011 08:39 PM #37
      Great thread.





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      01-14-2011 08:58 PM #38
      [school bus in the air]

      WAT
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      01-14-2011 09:11 PM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by Roketdriver View Post
      [school bus in the air]

      WAT
      you see the front loader holding it up? maybe?
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      01-16-2011 09:57 AM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by patentpending View Post
      you see the front loader holding it up? maybe?
      Yeah, he was doing about 20-25mph with that bus up there, we dipped to a different aisle REAL quick.
      Anyone that's been to that yard, has probably had a run in with the 8 fingered torch guy.

      And yeah, that white XJ had a rear 44.
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      01-16-2011 10:15 AM #41
      My old roommate (Vegasjetta) had a collection of photographs he found in junkyard cars. He put them all over a wall in our house and it made for interesting decor and conversation when people ask why we have a wall of photographs of people and things we know nothing about And every once in a while someone would come over, look at the wall, and say, "Hey! i know that girl!" It was usually a call-girl
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      01-16-2011 10:48 AM #42
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      Opel Kadett C

      That's actually a Buick Opel by Isuzu. It was made in Japan based on the Kadett C; in the JDM it was an Isuzu Gemini.

      Don't remember exactly what this is

      That's a Fiat 131.

      Datsun 180 or 200SX (aka Silvia)

      These cars are completely extinct on the East Coast. I want one
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      01-16-2011 10:49 AM #43
      Quote Originally Posted by A.Wilder View Post
      My old roommate (Vegasjetta) ...photographs of people and things we know nothing about And every once in a while someone would come over, look at the wall, and say, "Hey! i know that girl!" It was usually a call-girl
      A friend of mine owned a tow truck and scrapped cars with it. Before the cars were scrapped, we usually went through the cars, to try and find interesting stuff. He found a couple wallet-size pics jammed in a dashboard of a kid that looks nothing at all like him, and would carry them around in his wallet as a conversation starter.

      I used to grab every homemade CD I'd find that wasn't scratched and give it to my girlfriend. I'd always give her the BS line that "Our song" is on the CD... without listening to them first.
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      01-16-2011 11:01 AM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by jettagli1991 View Post
      I found a rare Husco cup holder armrest made specially for a Mk2 (earlier ones without the larger seatbelts) and removed it with several angry yellow jackets eying me from the radio hole. I found the leather-wrapped 4 button wheel and chrome handles from a low-mileage Quantum.



      Are these armrests actually worth anything? I had one of these in my MK3, but I kept it when I got rid of the car, been trying to sell it forever, and nobody's interested

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      01-16-2011 01:20 PM #45
      Saved this one from the junkyard. Really nice 78 diesel. Even had the 78 only license plate filler.
      You can buy some cars out of a California junkyard.

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      01-16-2011 05:02 PM #46
      I went the JY just to browse today and found exactly what i was looking for, a MT/2WD 4.0 Jeep with low mileage
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      01-16-2011 06:20 PM #47
      I love junkyards. Hate seeing cars that look like with a little bit of work they could be back on the road.



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      01-16-2011 06:24 PM #48
      ^ At first, I was like "Ah man, It's nothing special, but that SVX is in pretty rare and in good condition to be in a junk..." and then my eyes popped out 10 seconds later when I noticed the 164S underneath.

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      01-16-2011 06:59 PM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by ReflexJettaVR6 View Post
      Are these armrests actually worth anything? I had one of these in my MK3, but I kept it when I got rid of the car, been trying to sell it forever, and nobody's interested
      If it's in nice shape, you may want to eBay it as "parts" to fix an E30 armrest. Those ones go for a lot, as they were a rare dealer accessory. The metal bracket is different, but the pad and cup holder assemblies were the same. All were made by Husco, but BMW had the exclusive rights to sell the E30 ones though their dealerships.

      I like mine, it's nice to lean on, but I have to turn it around so the cup holder is on the back.

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      01-16-2011 07:03 PM #50
      That yard in MA, I've been there before but can't remember the name? I got lots of parts for a 95 Sentra I had. Is it still there?
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