Local salvage yard.

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    My search for a set of wheels led me to a salvage yard only 2.5 miles from me. The yard is not visible from the road and the run down Parts office building always has a "closed" sign in the window. They do keep erratic hours though and it took about four calls to get in. Nice guy with eclectic tastes in cars.
    I did get a set of four 15 X 7 M body wheels for the Polara.


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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    Fratzog Old Man with a Hat

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    Thanks for posting. That PU looks like with some TLC it be resurrected.
     
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    Man theres still great stuff there! Its the Dodge truck guy in me but I would be grabbin all the good Dodge truck body parts I could. Especially that short box!
     
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    What a cool place to explore :)
     
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    Very cool! What a great place to explore and check out vintage iron and more!!
     
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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    I'll be back.....
     
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    Some goodies there for sure, thanks for sharing!
     
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    I ran into a classic car graveyard about 5 years ago, with dozens of cars from every decade. I honestly can't remember where it was, but I remember texting one of my brothers, and I told him "heaven does indeed exist.. I'm there now." the only way it would have been better is if it was mopar-only
     
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    I agree. I'd have been asking about whether he had title for the red and gray pickup.
     
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    that's awesome thanks for sharing but how did you not know of this yard before since its only a couple miles away. I would have been able to smell them from that far.
     
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    That's an old collection! What is that bubbletop? A Pontiac ? With blinds none the less! I'm pretty sure that '71-'74? Roadrunner? Hood, covering the Stutz? Is worth something. Anyone know what that aluminum frame is from?
     
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    Looks like a nice place to take a walk in the cool weather... I bet it's hell in the height of summer though.
     
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    Neat place Will, thanks for documenting your visit.:thumbsup:
    That yellow Auburn replica thing has the wheels I’ve been not searching too hard for...:lol:
     
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    I didn't inquire about it because... "Hello, My name is Will, and I'm a car-oholic". I'd just end up with another vehicle I don't need.
    I will likely break down and inquire about it.
     
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    Yes, Pontiac. 59 or 60 I believe. I've seen those blinds one other time in a 57 Mercury, in a New Mexaco salvage yard. I wonder what happened when going down the road at 70 MPH and then opening the window.....

    I may go back on the hood. It looked to be in nice condition.

    The frame is a early 50's MG. Not aluminum but painted silver.
     
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    I moved down here full time about a year ago after spending the winter here for several years. I've driven past this yard several times. The building almost looks abandoned and sits in a lot full of huge oak trees. Faded "auto parts" sign out front. The yard itself is not visible from the road. I found it on a google search.
     
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    It is on a VW chassis. Engine wore out. I have a feeling he is pretty proud of it.
     
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    Great post. Nice to see those kind of places are still out there!
     
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