The Truth About Cars » 1987 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:30:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » 1987 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Junkyard Find: 1987 Cadillac Sedan de Ville, World’s Yellowest Leather Interior Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1987-cadillac-sedan-de-ville-worlds-yellowest-leather-interior-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1987-cadillac-sedan-de-ville-worlds-yellowest-leather-interior-edition/#comments Wed, 02 Dec 2015 13:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1232969 One slimy thing that unscrupulous junkyard shoppers do is to lock all the doors of a car with interior parts they want to save for themselves on a later visit (presumably after they’ve done a few smash-and-grabs to get the money they need for the parts). They’re banking on the reluctance of more ethical junkyard […]

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One slimy thing that unscrupulous junkyard shoppers do is to lock all the doors of a car with interior parts they want to save for themselves on a later visit (presumably after they’ve done a few smash-and-grabs to get the money they need for the parts). They’re banking on the reluctance of more ethical junkyard […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Saab 900S http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/junkyard-find-1987-saab-900s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/junkyard-find-1987-saab-900s/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 13:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224201 About five years ago, the Saab 900 was a relatively common sight in American self-service wrecking yards, but now examples of this Saab 99 descendant are getting rare. Here’s a non-turbo 900S that I spotted not long ago in a Denver yard. Almost 200,000 miles, but this Swedish steel will go to The Crusher just […]

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About five years ago, the Saab 900 was a relatively common sight in American self-service wrecking yards, but now examples of this Saab 99 descendant are getting rare. Here’s a non-turbo 900S that I spotted not long ago in a Denver yard. Almost 200,000 miles, but this Swedish steel will go to The Crusher just […]

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Crapwagon Outtake: 1987 Porsche 924S http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/crapwagon-outtake-1987-porsche-924s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/crapwagon-outtake-1987-porsche-924s/#comments Fri, 16 Oct 2015 12:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1196426 The lure of the cheap “exotic” car can be irresistible for some gearheads. Just open up eBay Motors sometime and type “project” into the search bar. Instantly, dozens of cars, old and new, are there to haunt your bargain-hunting dreams. In a quick glance, I spotted a Viper, a Z32 300ZX, and even a Local […]

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The lure of the cheap “exotic” car can be irresistible for some gearheads. Just open up eBay Motors sometime and type “project” into the search bar. Instantly, dozens of cars, old and new, are there to haunt your bargain-hunting dreams. In a quick glance, I spotted a Viper, a Z32 300ZX, and even a Local […]

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Crapwagon Outtake: 1987 Buick Regal Turbo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/crapwagon-outtake/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/crapwagon-outtake/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1128617 I never thought much of Buicks as a kid. When it came to daily drivers, dad was an Oldsmobile man. See a very young Chris below, detailing dad’s Cutty sedan. Buicks were old-man cars. My grandpa drove Buicks. Underfunded Indy 500 drivers drove and exploded Buicks. One day, I recall someone light up a set […]

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I never thought much of Buicks as a kid. When it came to daily drivers, dad was an Oldsmobile man. See a very young Chris below, detailing dad’s Cutty sedan. Buicks were old-man cars. My grandpa drove Buicks. Underfunded Indy 500 drivers drove and exploded Buicks. One day, I recall someone light up a set […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Plymouth Caravelle http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/junkyard-find-1987-plymouth-caravelle/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/junkyard-find-1987-plymouth-caravelle/#comments Thu, 07 May 2015 11:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1063130 The alphabet soup of platforms that Chrysler based on the K-car during the 1980s and 1990s gets a little overwhelming to sort out. The “extended” K-car chassis was known as the E Platform and included the Dodge 600 (we’ve seen one in this series), the Chrysler E-Class (we’ve seen one of those as well) and […]

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The alphabet soup of platforms that Chrysler based on the K-car during the 1980s and 1990s gets a little overwhelming to sort out. The “extended” K-car chassis was known as the E Platform and included the Dodge 600 (we’ve seen one in this series), the Chrysler E-Class (we’ve seen one of those as well) and […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Dodge Shelby Charger http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/junkyard-find-1987-dodge-shelby-charger/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/junkyard-find-1987-dodge-shelby-charger/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 02:41:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=982713 Who would have thought, in the late 1960s, that the future held front-wheel-drive Chargers, based on a French platform? Or that Carroll Shelby’s name would be on some of those cars? The Shelby Chryslers aren’t worth a whole bunch today, which means that non-perfect ones show up in cheap self-serve wrecking yards all the time; […]

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Who would have thought, in the late 1960s, that the future held front-wheel-drive Chargers, based on a French platform? Or that Carroll Shelby’s name would be on some of those cars? The Shelby Chryslers aren’t worth a whole bunch today, which means that non-perfect ones show up in cheap self-serve wrecking yards all the time; […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Subaru XT GL http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/junkyard-find-1987-subaru-xt-gl/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/junkyard-find-1987-subaru-xt-gl/#comments Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=844169 The Subaru XT is a car you won’t see often in most parts of the country, but Denver junkyards have tremendous quantities of old Subarus and so I see them on a regular basis here. So far, this series has had this ’85 XT Turbo, this ’91 XT, this ’91 XT6, and now today’s ’87 […]

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The Subaru XT is a car you won’t see often in most parts of the country, but Denver junkyards have tremendous quantities of old Subarus and so I see them on a regular basis here. So far, this series has had this ’85 XT Turbo, this ’91 XT, this ’91 XT6, and now today’s ’87 […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Plymouth Horizon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/junkyard-find-1987-plymouth-horizon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/junkyard-find-1987-plymouth-horizon/#comments Sat, 28 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=529337 Chrysler did pretty well selling Mitsubishi-derived products in North America, but the only platform from their European operations that was a hit over here was the Simca-based Omnirizon. These cars had a lengthy production run and you still see a fair number in wrecking yards these days; in this series so far, we’ve had this […]

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Chrysler did pretty well selling Mitsubishi-derived products in North America, but the only platform from their European operations that was a hit over here was the Simca-based Omnirizon. These cars had a lengthy production run and you still see a fair number in wrecking yards these days; in this series so far, we’ve had this […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Toyota Conversion Van http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/junkyard-find-1987-toyota-conversion-van/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/junkyard-find-1987-toyota-conversion-van/#comments Sat, 31 Aug 2013 13:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=504057 The last time we saw a Toyota Master Ace Junkyard Find was when I discovered this super-elaborate ’85 Space Van art car in Northrn California last year. I’ve always admired these mid-engined machines, with their unkillable pushrod fours and goofy Mars Base looks. Here’s one I spotted in a Denver wrecking yard a couple weeks […]

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The last time we saw a Toyota Master Ace Junkyard Find was when I discovered this super-elaborate ’85 Space Van art car in Northrn California last year. I’ve always admired these mid-engined machines, with their unkillable pushrod fours and goofy Mars Base looks. Here’s one I spotted in a Denver wrecking yard a couple weeks […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Nissan Stanza Wagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/junkyard-find-1987-nissan-stanza-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/junkyard-find-1987-nissan-stanza-wagon/#comments Tue, 27 Aug 2013 13:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=501297 Chrysler scored big in the North American market with their K-car-based minivan in the early 1980s, and the Japanese automotive manufacturers wanted to cash in on the demand for front-wheel-drive (or four-wheel-drive) small van-like machines. Toyota, Nissan, and Mitsubishi brought over the Master Ace, Vanette, and Delica, respectively, and you could get all sorts of […]

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Chrysler scored big in the North American market with their K-car-based minivan in the early 1980s, and the Japanese automotive manufacturers wanted to cash in on the demand for front-wheel-drive (or four-wheel-drive) small van-like machines. Toyota, Nissan, and Mitsubishi brought over the Master Ace, Vanette, and Delica, respectively, and you could get all sorts of […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Volvo 740 Turbo Art Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/junkyard-find-1987-volvo-740-turbo-art-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/junkyard-find-1987-volvo-740-turbo-art-car/#comments Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=491436 Since I’ve built (and daily-driven) what I consider to be an art car, I’m not against the concept of an art car. The problem is that you get 100 random-beater-with-army-men-hot-glued-all-over art cars for every brilliant Sashimi Tabernacle Choir. Because affixing random crap all over a cheap car is an accepted route to a certain segment […]

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Since I’ve built (and daily-driven) what I consider to be an art car, I’m not against the concept of an art car. The problem is that you get 100 random-beater-with-army-men-hot-glued-all-over art cars for every brilliant Sashimi Tabernacle Choir. Because affixing random crap all over a cheap car is an accepted route to a certain segment […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Ford LTD Country Squire http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/junkyard-find-1987-ford-ltd-country-squire/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/junkyard-find-1987-ford-ltd-country-squire/#comments Sat, 01 Jun 2013 13:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=490126 Will the faux-woodgrain Country Squire Junkyard Finds never stop? Not if I can keep finding them! We started this sequence with this ’76, then followed up with this ’77 and this ’86. Today’s Squire is another Panther platform “woodie” wagon, Detroit’s traditional rear-drive family hauler for the late 1980s. This car couldn’t carry the staggering […]

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Will the faux-woodgrain Country Squire Junkyard Finds never stop? Not if I can keep finding them! We started this sequence with this ’76, then followed up with this ’77 and this ’86. Today’s Squire is another Panther platform “woodie” wagon, Detroit’s traditional rear-drive family hauler for the late 1980s. This car couldn’t carry the staggering […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Dodge Raider http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/junkyard-find-1987-dodge-raider/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/junkyard-find-1987-dodge-raider/#comments Sun, 02 Dec 2012 14:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=468731 Remember the Raider? No, you don’t. Nobody remembers the Raider, because this one that I found yesterday at a self-service wrecking yard near Denver was the only Raider Dodge ever sold. All right, Chrysler probably moved a few more rebadged first-gen Mitsubishi Monteros out of the showrooms, but it’s hard to think of an example […]

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Remember the Raider? No, you don’t. Nobody remembers the Raider, because this one that I found yesterday at a self-service wrecking yard near Denver was the only Raider Dodge ever sold. All right, Chrysler probably moved a few more rebadged first-gen Mitsubishi Monteros out of the showrooms, but it’s hard to think of an example […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Isuzu I-Mark http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/junkyard-find-1987-isuzu-i-mark/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/junkyard-find-1987-isuzu-i-mark/#comments Sun, 30 Sep 2012 13:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=461840 North Americans bought the post-Chevette Isuzu Gemini under several marques. There was the Spectrum, sold as a Chevrolet, a Geo, and a confusing Chevrolet/Geo. In Canada, you could get a Gemini badged as a Pontiac Sunburst. And, of course, there was the Isuzu I-Mark, a destined-for-China’s-steel-industry example of which I’ve found in a San Francisco […]

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North Americans bought the post-Chevette Isuzu Gemini under several marques. There was the Spectrum, sold as a Chevrolet, a Geo, and a confusing Chevrolet/Geo. In Canada, you could get a Gemini badged as a Pontiac Sunburst. And, of course, there was the Isuzu I-Mark, a destined-for-China’s-steel-industry example of which I’ve found in a San Francisco […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Toyota Cressida http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/junkyard-find-1987-toyota-cressida/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/junkyard-find-1987-toyota-cressida/#comments Fri, 07 Sep 2012 13:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459261 How long does the typical Toyota Cressida last? Based on my recent surge in wrecking-yard Cressida sightings (this ’92, this ’84, this ’89, and this ’80) after decades of the Cressida being a once-every-six-months junkyard catch, I’m going to say that your typical Cressida lasts about 25 years, give or take a half-decade. Part of […]

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How long does the typical Toyota Cressida last? Based on my recent surge in wrecking-yard Cressida sightings (this ’92, this ’84, this ’89, and this ’80) after decades of the Cressida being a once-every-six-months junkyard catch, I’m going to say that your typical Cressida lasts about 25 years, give or take a half-decade. Part of […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Chevrolet Nova Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/junkyard-find-1987-chevrolet-nova-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/junkyard-find-1987-chevrolet-nova-sedan/#comments Thu, 28 Jun 2012 13:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=450426 The fifth-gen Chevy Nova was built at California’s NUMMI plant for the 1985 through 1988 model years, prior to becoming the Geo and then the Chevrolet Prizm. The Nova was really a rebadged AE82 Corolla, and so most of them managed to survive into the turn of the 21st century. By now, however, a NUMMI […]

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The fifth-gen Chevy Nova was built at California’s NUMMI plant for the 1985 through 1988 model years, prior to becoming the Geo and then the Chevrolet Prizm. The Nova was really a rebadged AE82 Corolla, and so most of them managed to survive into the turn of the 21st century. By now, however, a NUMMI […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Toyota Corolla GT-S FX16 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/junkyard-find-1987-toyota-corolla-gt-s-fx16/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/junkyard-find-1987-toyota-corolla-gt-s-fx16/#comments Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=448495 Rear-wheel-drive AE86 Corolla GT-Ss are worth bucks these days, and you won’t see them in low-priced self-serve wrecking yards. The AE82 front-wheel-drive Corolla GT-S hasn’t held its value so well, and so examples do show up on The Crusher’s doorstep. We saw this white ’87 in California last year, and now I’ve found this silver […]

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Rear-wheel-drive AE86 Corolla GT-Ss are worth bucks these days, and you won’t see them in low-priced self-serve wrecking yards. The AE82 front-wheel-drive Corolla GT-S hasn’t held its value so well, and so examples do show up on The Crusher’s doorstep. We saw this white ’87 in California last year, and now I’ve found this silver […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Jaguar XJ-S http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/junkyard-find-1987-jaguar-xj-s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/junkyard-find-1987-jaguar-xj-s/#comments Mon, 09 Apr 2012 11:49:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=438844 Wait, straight, unrusted XJ-Ss get crushed? Yes, indeed, I see solid examples of Jaguar’s V12 statusmobile at self-service junkyards all the time. This car listed at $39,700 when new (nearly 80 grand in 2012 dollars), but couldn’t even fetch above scrap value at an auction today. That’s why we see quite a few XJ-Ss in […]

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Wait, straight, unrusted XJ-Ss get crushed? Yes, indeed, I see solid examples of Jaguar’s V12 statusmobile at self-service junkyards all the time. This car listed at $39,700 when new (nearly 80 grand in 2012 dollars), but couldn’t even fetch above scrap value at an auction today. That’s why we see quite a few XJ-Ss in […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Toyota Corolla FX16 GT-S http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/junkyard-find-1987-toyota-corolla-fx16-gt-s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/junkyard-find-1987-toyota-corolla-fx16-gt-s/#comments Sat, 31 Mar 2012 13:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=437267 Just a few years after Toyota confused American car shoppers by badging the early Tercel as the “Corolla Tercel,” they offered two very different vehicles as the 1987 “Corolla GT-S.” One was the AE86 coupe, based on the older rear-drive Corolla platform and much beloved by present-day drifters, and the other was the front-drive FX16 […]

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Just a few years after Toyota confused American car shoppers by badging the early Tercel as the “Corolla Tercel,” they offered two very different vehicles as the 1987 “Corolla GT-S.” One was the AE86 coupe, based on the older rear-drive Corolla platform and much beloved by present-day drifters, and the other was the front-drive FX16 […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/junkyard-find-1987-nissan-pulsar-nx/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/junkyard-find-1987-nissan-pulsar-nx/#comments Sat, 24 Mar 2012 13:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=435810 We saw an ’83 Pulsar not long ago, but it wasn’t until later in the 80s that Nissan’s semi-sporty commuter got really weird. Yes, interchangeable rear body panels! I believe the wacky “Sportbak” wagon option was built on a different body than the regular Pulsars (but I could be wrong); this type of Pulsar could […]

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We saw an ’83 Pulsar not long ago, but it wasn’t until later in the 80s that Nissan’s semi-sporty commuter got really weird. Yes, interchangeable rear body panels! I believe the wacky “Sportbak” wagon option was built on a different body than the regular Pulsars (but I could be wrong); this type of Pulsar could […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Chevrolet Nova http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/junkyard-find-1987-chevrolet-nova/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/junkyard-find-1987-chevrolet-nova/#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2012 14:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=431899 When the GM Fremont Assembly plant took on Toyota managers and became NUMMI in 1984, the same supposedly inept lineworkers who hammered together sub-par Buick Apollos suddenly started building Corollas that were at least as well-made as the ones made by their Japanese counterparts (you are free to draw your own conclusions about GM management […]

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When the GM Fremont Assembly plant took on Toyota managers and became NUMMI in 1984, the same supposedly inept lineworkers who hammered together sub-par Buick Apollos suddenly started building Corollas that were at least as well-made as the ones made by their Japanese counterparts (you are free to draw your own conclusions about GM management […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Hyundai Excel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/junkyard-find-1987-hyundai-excel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/junkyard-find-1987-hyundai-excel/#comments Sat, 11 Feb 2012 14:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=430174 Would you believe that the first-generation Hyundai Excel is now one of the rarest of Junkyard Finds? It’s true! The 1985-1989 Excel was so incredibly terrible— in my opinion, even worse than the Yugo— that just about every example in North America was dead and crushed by about 1995. In fact, in recent years I’ve […]

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Would you believe that the first-generation Hyundai Excel is now one of the rarest of Junkyard Finds? It’s true! The 1985-1989 Excel was so incredibly terrible— in my opinion, even worse than the Yugo— that just about every example in North America was dead and crushed by about 1995. In fact, in recent years I’ve […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Subaru GL Wagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/junkyard-find-1987-subaru-gl-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/junkyard-find-1987-subaru-gl-wagon/#comments Tue, 13 Dec 2011 14:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=422094 You didn’t start seeing Subarus in large numbers in North America until the third-gen Leone showed up. Even so, most of these quarter-century-old veterans are gone now, even in regions they once dominated (e.g. New England, Colorado). I found this more-80s-than-Wang Chung example in a Denver self-service yard a few weeks back, and I had […]

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You didn’t start seeing Subarus in large numbers in North America until the third-gen Leone showed up. Even so, most of these quarter-century-old veterans are gone now, even in regions they once dominated (e.g. New England, Colorado). I found this more-80s-than-Wang Chung example in a Denver self-service yard a few weeks back, and I had […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Honda Civic 4WD Wagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/junkyard-find-1987-honda-civic-4wd-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/junkyard-find-1987-honda-civic-4wd-wagon/#comments Sun, 04 Sep 2011 20:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=410260 Living in Denver gives me a great perspective on the history of the four-wheel-drive car. Nowadays, it’s pretty much an all-Subaru affair around these parts (an observer who never left Denver would make the extrapolation that Subaru is one of the top-selling— if not the top-selling— marques in the world), but there was a time […]

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Living in Denver gives me a great perspective on the history of the four-wheel-drive car. Nowadays, it’s pretty much an all-Subaru affair around these parts (an observer who never left Denver would make the extrapolation that Subaru is one of the top-selling— if not the top-selling— marques in the world), but there was a time […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/junkyard-find-1987-toyota-tercel-4wd-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/junkyard-find-1987-toyota-tercel-4wd-wagon/#comments Sat, 02 Jul 2011 13:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=401334 When we think of Japanese four-wheel-drive station wagons these days, we immediately picture a Subaru product. We often forget that, in the 1980s, most of the Japanese automakers made four-wheel-drive versions of their small wagons. Honda had the 4WD Civic Wagovan, Nissan had 4WD Stanza and Sentra wagons, Mitsubishi had the Mirage and Colt 4WD […]

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When we think of Japanese four-wheel-drive station wagons these days, we immediately picture a Subaru product. We often forget that, in the 1980s, most of the Japanese automakers made four-wheel-drive versions of their small wagons. Honda had the 4WD Civic Wagovan, Nissan had 4WD Stanza and Sentra wagons, Mitsubishi had the Mirage and Colt 4WD […]

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