The Truth About Cars » Down On The Junkyard http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 15:37:53 +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 » Down On The Junkyard http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Junkyard Find: 1980 Toyota Corolla Station Wagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1980-toyota-corolla-station-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1980-toyota-corolla-station-wagon/#comments Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281562 The fourth-generation Corolla was a gigantic sales success in California, but you won’t see many of these TE72 wagons even in rust-free regions these days; nearly all of them were driven into the ground and replaced by RAV4s or Priuses a decade or two back. Since we had wagon Junkyard Finds on Monday and Wednesday, […]

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The fourth-generation Corolla was a gigantic sales success in California, but you won’t see many of these TE72 wagons even in rust-free regions these days; nearly all of them were driven into the ground and replaced by RAV4s or Priuses a decade or two back. Since we had wagon Junkyard Finds on Monday and Wednesday, […]

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Junkyard Find: 1982 AMC Eagle Station Wagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1982-amc-eagle-station-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1982-amc-eagle-station-wagon/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281378 I live in Colorado, where the AMC Eagle sold as well in the 1980s as the Subaru Outback does now, and so I see the all-wheel-drive versions of the American Motors Concord and Spirit everywhere here. This means they show up in Denver-area self-service wrecking yards like clockwork, and I photograph them when they do […]

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I live in Colorado, where the AMC Eagle sold as well in the 1980s as the Subaru Outback does now, and so I see the all-wheel-drive versions of the American Motors Concord and Spirit everywhere here. This means they show up in Denver-area self-service wrecking yards like clockwork, and I photograph them when they do […]

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Junkyard Find: 1984 Ford Escort Station Wagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1984-ford-escort-station-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1984-ford-escort-station-wagon/#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1280986 The first North American Ford Escort went on sale for the 1981 model year; it was related to its Mark III Escort European counterpart but was more of a cousin than a sibling. It wasn’t a great car, but was such an improvement over its miserable Pinto predecessor that it flew off the showroom floors […]

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The first North American Ford Escort went on sale for the 1981 model year; it was related to its Mark III Escort European counterpart but was more of a cousin than a sibling. It wasn’t a great car, but was such an improvement over its miserable Pinto predecessor that it flew off the showroom floors […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Hyundai Excel with Not-Rare-Enough Zero-Options Package http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1987-hyundai-excel-not-rare-enough-zero-options-package/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1987-hyundai-excel-not-rare-enough-zero-options-package/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:21:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1279530 I can’t think of any vehicle manufacturer whose products improved as much and as quickly as Hyundai’s did between the ghastly first-gen Excel and the very nice Hyundais of, say, the current century. The only new US-market car that was cheaper than the first Excel was the Yugo GV (which was, arguably, the better car), […]

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I can’t think of any vehicle manufacturer whose products improved as much and as quickly as Hyundai’s did between the ghastly first-gen Excel and the very nice Hyundais of, say, the current century. The only new US-market car that was cheaper than the first Excel was the Yugo GV (which was, arguably, the better car), […]

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Junkyard Find: 1970 Ford Econoline Van http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1970-ford-econoline-van-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1970-ford-econoline-van-2/#comments Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:30:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1278042 The Ford Econoline went from having a forward-control/mid-engine layout to sporting a stubby hood with the engine moved a bit forward for the 1968 through 1974 model years. Every time I see one of these vans in a wrecking yard, it has been so thoroughly used up that I feel compelled to break out my […]

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The Ford Econoline went from having a forward-control/mid-engine layout to sporting a stubby hood with the engine moved a bit forward for the 1968 through 1974 model years. Every time I see one of these vans in a wrecking yard, it has been so thoroughly used up that I feel compelled to break out my […]

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Junkyard Find: 1989 Pontiac Grand Prix Coupe, with Rare Manual Transmission Option http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1989-pontiac-grand-prix-coupe-rare-manual-transmission-option/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/junkyard-find-1989-pontiac-grand-prix-coupe-rare-manual-transmission-option/#comments Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1277385 While it was possible to buy a new W-body late-1980s/early-1990s Lumina, Cutlass Supreme, or Grand Prix with a five-speed manual transmission, almost nobody did so. These cars have become pretty rare by now, so the chances of finding a five-speed Grand Prix in the junkyard are about the same as finding a five-speed BMW 7-Series; […]

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While it was possible to buy a new W-body late-1980s/early-1990s Lumina, Cutlass Supreme, or Grand Prix with a five-speed manual transmission, almost nobody did so. These cars have become pretty rare by now, so the chances of finding a five-speed Grand Prix in the junkyard are about the same as finding a five-speed BMW 7-Series; […]

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Junkyard Find: 1978 Datsun 510 Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1978-datsun-510-sedan-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1978-datsun-510-sedan-2/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272465 The badging on US-market Datsuns and Nissans got very confusing thanks to the Datsun-to-Nissan changeover that stretched from 1981 through 1984. It resulted in vehicles with awkward names such as “Datsun 810 Maxima By Nissan” showing up in showrooms with all the Datsun logos about to be chiseled off the walls. There was an ever-shifting cast of Bluebirds and […]

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The badging on US-market Datsuns and Nissans got very confusing thanks to the Datsun-to-Nissan changeover that stretched from 1981 through 1984. It resulted in vehicles with awkward names such as “Datsun 810 Maxima By Nissan” showing up in showrooms with all the Datsun logos about to be chiseled off the walls. There was an ever-shifting cast of Bluebirds and […]

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Junkyard Find: 1972 “Gazelle” Mercedes-Benz SSK Replica http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1972-gazelle-mercedes-benz-ssk-replica/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1972-gazelle-mercedes-benz-ssk-replica/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272065 Trying to track down the history of all the varieties of fiberglass-bodied kit cars intended to look something like the Mercedes-Benz SSK will drive you crazy in a hurry because so many companies building these cars popped up in the 1970s and 1980s. You could build an “SSK” based on hardware from a Chevy Chevette, a […]

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Trying to track down the history of all the varieties of fiberglass-bodied kit cars intended to look something like the Mercedes-Benz SSK will drive you crazy in a hurry because so many companies building these cars popped up in the 1970s and 1980s. You could build an “SSK” based on hardware from a Chevy Chevette, a […]

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Junkyard Find: 1981 Buick LeSabre Diesel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1981-buick-lesabre-diesel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1981-buick-lesabre-diesel/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 13:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269633 Ah, the disastrous GM diesel V-8 cars of the 1978-85 model years, equipped with failure-prone engines that scared generations of Americans away from diesel cars. Nowadays, of course, diesels work just fine (except when they don’t), but it’s good to see the occasional reminder of these miserable GM cars in the junkyard as part of […]

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Ah, the disastrous GM diesel V-8 cars of the 1978-85 model years, equipped with failure-prone engines that scared generations of Americans away from diesel cars. Nowadays, of course, diesels work just fine (except when they don’t), but it’s good to see the occasional reminder of these miserable GM cars in the junkyard as part of […]

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Junkyard Find: 2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, American Flag Option Package http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-2004-ford-crown-victoria-police-interceptor-american-flag-option-package/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-2004-ford-crown-victoria-police-interceptor-american-flag-option-package/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 13:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268681 Ford Panthers are easy to find in American self-service wrecking yards, to put it mildly, and the most common Panther of them all is the P71 Police Interceptor version of the Crown Victoria. I daily-drove an ex-San Joaquin County Sheriff’s ’97 P71 for most of the 2000s and thought it was one of the best […]

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Ford Panthers are easy to find in American self-service wrecking yards, to put it mildly, and the most common Panther of them all is the P71 Police Interceptor version of the Crown Victoria. I daily-drove an ex-San Joaquin County Sheriff’s ’97 P71 for most of the 2000s and thought it was one of the best […]

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Junkyard Find: 1994 Audi 100 Station Wagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1994-audi-100-station-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1994-audi-100-station-wagon/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 13:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265473 We examined part of the endgame of the Audi 5000 debacle in the United States with a junked 1990 Audi 100 Quattro sedan in Denver. Having banished the toxic Audi 5000 name, Audi called these cars Audi 100s until everyone was thoroughly confused, then renamed it the A6, which they still use today. Here’s a sort of unusual example […]

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We examined part of the endgame of the Audi 5000 debacle in the United States with a junked 1990 Audi 100 Quattro sedan in Denver. Having banished the toxic Audi 5000 name, Audi called these cars Audi 100s until everyone was thoroughly confused, then renamed it the A6, which they still use today. Here’s a sort of unusual example […]

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Junkyard Find: 1991 Dodge Shadow ES Turbo Convertible http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1991-dodge-shadow-es-turbo-convertible/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1991-dodge-shadow-es-turbo-convertible/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260329 The Dodge Shadow was one of many, many versions of the Chrysler-saving K Platform, and it sold in fairly large quantities before being replaced by the Neon. As recently as five years ago, Shadows and their Plymouth Sundance siblings were among the most numerous Chryslers in American wrecking yards, but massive numbers of Sebrings have […]

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The Dodge Shadow was one of many, many versions of the Chrysler-saving K Platform, and it sold in fairly large quantities before being replaced by the Neon. As recently as five years ago, Shadows and their Plymouth Sundance siblings were among the most numerous Chryslers in American wrecking yards, but massive numbers of Sebrings have […]

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Junkyard Find: 1990 Audi 100 Quattro Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1990-audi-100-quattro-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1990-audi-100-quattro-sedan/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 13:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256105 The C3 Audi 100 was sold in the United States badged as an Audi 5000 … until the “unintended acceleration” nightmare nearly killed Audi in North America and the company decided, after a few years of abysmal sales numbers, to go ahead and call this car the 100 over here. Because so few were sold, […]

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The C3 Audi 100 was sold in the United States badged as an Audi 5000 … until the “unintended acceleration” nightmare nearly killed Audi in North America and the company decided, after a few years of abysmal sales numbers, to go ahead and call this car the 100 over here. Because so few were sold, […]

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Junkyard Find: 1979 Chrysler Cordoba http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1979-chrysler-cordoba-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1979-chrysler-cordoba-2/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 13:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1255721 Examples of the Chrysler Cordoba continue to show up in the self-service wrecking yards I frequent, though I tend to skip the ones that are particularly wretched and break out my camera only when I’m in the presence of a Cordoba that still has a certain personal luxury aura. So far in this series, we’ve […]

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Examples of the Chrysler Cordoba continue to show up in the self-service wrecking yards I frequent, though I tend to skip the ones that are particularly wretched and break out my camera only when I’m in the presence of a Cordoba that still has a certain personal luxury aura. So far in this series, we’ve […]

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The Best Junkyard Finds of 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/best-junkyard-finds-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/best-junkyard-finds-2015/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 13:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1252241 We saw 104 Junkyard Find vehicles here in 2015 (I did a few dozen Junkyard Treasures posts for Autoweek as well) and among them were some great examples of automotive history and culture. The oldest Junkyard Find we saw here during 2015 was this ’51 Ford, and the newest was this ’09 Kia Rondo. As for […]

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We saw 104 Junkyard Find vehicles here in 2015 (I did a few dozen Junkyard Treasures posts for Autoweek as well) and among them were some great examples of automotive history and culture. The oldest Junkyard Find we saw here during 2015 was this ’51 Ford, and the newest was this ’09 Kia Rondo. As for […]

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Junkyard Find: 2004 Mazda RX-8 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-2004-mazda-rx-8/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-2004-mazda-rx-8/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 13:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250473 Just about every kind of vehicle shows up at the low-priced, high-inventory-turnover self-service wrecking yards, sooner or later. It took until the late 2000s before I started seeing Mazda Miatas in such yards, and now it appears that the advance scouts for a steady flow of RX-8s are here. I saw this silver ’04 at […]

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Just about every kind of vehicle shows up at the low-priced, high-inventory-turnover self-service wrecking yards, sooner or later. It took until the late 2000s before I started seeing Mazda Miatas in such yards, and now it appears that the advance scouts for a steady flow of RX-8s are here. I saw this silver ’04 at […]

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Junkyard Find: 1992 Mercury Capri http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1992-mercury-capri/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1992-mercury-capri/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 13:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1247722 Imagine it’s 1992 and you’re shopping for a sporty convertible: Do you get an Australian-built front-wheel-drive Mazda based on the 323 … or do you get a Miata? Exactly. As a result, the 1991-1994 Mercury Capri wasn’t a big seller in the United States, but I still see about as many of them in wrecking yards […]

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Imagine it’s 1992 and you’re shopping for a sporty convertible: Do you get an Australian-built front-wheel-drive Mazda based on the 323 … or do you get a Miata? Exactly. As a result, the 1991-1994 Mercury Capri wasn’t a big seller in the United States, but I still see about as many of them in wrecking yards […]

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Junkyard Find: 1981 Datsun 810 Maxima by Nissan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1981-datsun-810-maxima-nissan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1981-datsun-810-maxima-nissan/#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2015 13:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1247458 The 1980s were confusing times for figuring out badges on U.S.-market Japanese cars. You had the Toyota Corolla Tercel (which wasn’t related to the Corolla). You had the ever-shifting miasma of various Mitsubishi-based Chryslers. You had the Nissan Stanza Wagon (which was a non-Stanza Prairie at home). And you had all the brand bewilderment of the […]

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The 1980s were confusing times for figuring out badges on U.S.-market Japanese cars. You had the Toyota Corolla Tercel (which wasn’t related to the Corolla). You had the ever-shifting miasma of various Mitsubishi-based Chryslers. You had the Nissan Stanza Wagon (which was a non-Stanza Prairie at home). And you had all the brand bewilderment of the […]

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Junkyard Find: 1995 Eagle Summit AWD Wagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1995-eagle-summit-awd-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1995-eagle-summit-awd-wagon/#comments Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241305 It’s hard to keep track of all the twists and turns of the drama involving Chrysler, Mitsubishi, and American Motors vehicles and branding during the last quarter of the 20th century — and that’s without even bringing Rootes Group stuff into the cast of characters. The Eagle Summit Wagon, which was a left-hand-drive Mitsubishi RVR […]

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It’s hard to keep track of all the twists and turns of the drama involving Chrysler, Mitsubishi, and American Motors vehicles and branding during the last quarter of the 20th century — and that’s without even bringing Rootes Group stuff into the cast of characters. The Eagle Summit Wagon, which was a left-hand-drive Mitsubishi RVR […]

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Junkyard Find: 1983 Jeep Cherokee http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1983-jeep-cherokee/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1983-jeep-cherokee/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 13:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241097 Because we still see them all over the roads today, the still-in-production (in China) XJ Cherokee is the best-known Jeep Cherokee. However, AMC made a two-door version of the original SJ Wagoneer, called it the Cherokee, and built it for the 1974 through 1983 model years (just to confuse things, a four-door SJ Cherokee was […]

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Because we still see them all over the roads today, the still-in-production (in China) XJ Cherokee is the best-known Jeep Cherokee. However, AMC made a two-door version of the original SJ Wagoneer, called it the Cherokee, and built it for the 1974 through 1983 model years (just to confuse things, a four-door SJ Cherokee was […]

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Junkyard Find: 2002 Isuzu Axiom http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-2002-isuzu-axiom/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-2002-isuzu-axiom/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 13:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238201 Remember the Isuzu Axiom? Of course you don’t, because this Rodeo-based SUV was sold (in tiny quantities) for just the 2002-2004 model years and was then replaced with the Chevy Trailblazer-clone Isuzu Ascender. Oddball, 21st-century marketplace flops are interesting to me, for whatever reason, so we’ll follow up the Kia Rondo Junkyard Find with this Denver […]

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Remember the Isuzu Axiom? Of course you don’t, because this Rodeo-based SUV was sold (in tiny quantities) for just the 2002-2004 model years and was then replaced with the Chevy Trailblazer-clone Isuzu Ascender. Oddball, 21st-century marketplace flops are interesting to me, for whatever reason, so we’ll follow up the Kia Rondo Junkyard Find with this Denver […]

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Junkyard Find: 1967 International Harvester 1100B Pickup http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1967-international-harvester-1100b-pickup/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/junkyard-find-1967-international-harvester-1100b-pickup/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2015 13:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1234305 Living in Denver, I see plenty of International Harvester Scouts in local wrecking yards. IHC pickups and SUVs show up as well, including this ’72 pickup, this ’71 Travelall, this ’71 pickup, and now today’s non-rusty ’67 pickup. As long as a pickup can still haul stuff, it pays its keep… but newer, more fuel-efficient […]

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Living in Denver, I see plenty of International Harvester Scouts in local wrecking yards. IHC pickups and SUVs show up as well, including this ’72 pickup, this ’71 Travelall, this ’71 pickup, and now today’s non-rusty ’67 pickup. As long as a pickup can still haul stuff, it pays its keep… but newer, more fuel-efficient […]

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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: 1979 MG MGB http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/junkyard-find-1979-mg-mgb/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/junkyard-find-1979-mg-mgb/#comments Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1228081 MGBs continue to show up in self-service wrecking yards, with another rubber-bumper Malaise Era example today. In my junkyard expeditions prior to today, I’ve photographed this ’67, this ’71, this ’75, this ’77, this ’77, this ’79, and this ’79 with a Toyota 20R swap, and now we’ve got today’s Denver ’79. This car appears […]

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MGBs continue to show up in self-service wrecking yards, with another rubber-bumper Malaise Era example today. In my junkyard expeditions prior to today, I’ve photographed this ’67, this ’71, this ’75, this ’77, this ’77, this ’79, and this ’79 with a Toyota 20R swap, and now we’ve got today’s Denver ’79. This car appears […]

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Junkyard Find: 1991 Jeep Cherokee Sport http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/junkyard-find-1991-jeep-cherokee-sport/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/junkyard-find-1991-jeep-cherokee-sport/#comments Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224441 The XJ Jeep Cherokee was made for approximately a thousand years (OK, 32 years, counting the still-in-production BAW Knight S12), and these trucks are still extremely easy to find here in Colorado. Nice XJs still command good prices here, but used-up ones fill the local wrecking yards. Since I shared a junked Grand Cherokee last […]

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The XJ Jeep Cherokee was made for approximately a thousand years (OK, 32 years, counting the still-in-production BAW Knight S12), and these trucks are still extremely easy to find here in Colorado. Nice XJs still command good prices here, but used-up ones fill the local wrecking yards. Since I shared a junked Grand Cherokee last […]

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