By on February 14, 2011


The turnover of inventory at self-service junkyards near major West Coast ports is extremely quick, what with the hunger of Chinese industry for scrap steel; some yards keep vehicles for just a month or two before crushing them. This steel-company-owned yard in Oakland, California, gets some interesting machinery, but a Lancia Beta? I can’t recall the last time I saw a Beta in any condition, but Volvo parts hunter David ran across this ’78 while seeking parts for his 240. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Superdessucke: Well, if that motorcycle tire had not smacked him upside the head (hopefully knocking some sense into...
  • threeer: Kinda reminds me of the mid 80s being over there where tons of young enlisted folks used their re-enlistment...
  • Hydromatic: I’m wondering if we can just have them watch those brutal Australian motoring PSAs. You know, the...
  • tnk479: And just when will that be Mike? I ask because most signs now seem to back the “lower for longer”...
  • th009: Exactly!

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Staff