The Truth About Cars » Junkyard Find http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:15:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Junkyard Find: 1980 Plymouth Arrow http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1980-plymouth-arrow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1980-plymouth-arrow/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1332186 Chrysler imported and rebadged quite an assortment of Mitsubishis during the gloomy years of the Malaise Era, and we have seen a good sampling of those cars in this series so far. There was the Mitsubishi Colt Galant aka Dodge Colt, the Mitsubishi Galant Lambda aka Plymouth Sapporo/Dodge Challenger, and the Mitsubishi Mirage aka Plymouth […]

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Chrysler imported and rebadged quite an assortment of Mitsubishis during the gloomy years of the Malaise Era, and we have seen a good sampling of those cars in this series so far. There was the Mitsubishi Colt Galant aka Dodge Colt, the Mitsubishi Galant Lambda aka Plymouth Sapporo/Dodge Challenger, and the Mitsubishi Mirage aka Plymouth […]

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Junkyard Find: 1988 Ford Escort GT http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1988-ford-escort-gt-3/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1988-ford-escort-gt-3/#comments Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331810 The first-generation North American Ford Escort looked a lot like its European namesake, but was a very different machine under the skin. For the 1991 model year, the Escort moved to the same platform as the Mazda 323, so the late-’80s models are the last of the all-Ford American Escorts. Here’s one that I spotted […]

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The first-generation North American Ford Escort looked a lot like its European namesake, but was a very different machine under the skin. For the 1991 model year, the Escort moved to the same platform as the Mazda 323, so the late-’80s models are the last of the all-Ford American Escorts. Here’s one that I spotted […]

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Junkyard Find: 1983 Porsche 944 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1983-porsche-944/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1983-porsche-944/#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1328969 The Porsche 944 is an excellent example of the kind of car that’s worth pretty decent money when in great condition … and worth scrap value beyond a fairly strict threshold of perceived thrashedness. I see plenty of 944s at the fixed price, high-inventory turnover, self-service yards (not to mention many more blowing up in […]

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The Porsche 944 is an excellent example of the kind of car that’s worth pretty decent money when in great condition … and worth scrap value beyond a fairly strict threshold of perceived thrashedness. I see plenty of 944s at the fixed price, high-inventory turnover, self-service yards (not to mention many more blowing up in […]

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Junkyard Find: 1992 Toyota Previa All-Trac http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1992-toyota-previa-trac/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1992-toyota-previa-trac/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1327993 Living in Colorado, I have become something of a connoisseur of low-sales volume, all/four-wheel-drive versions of otherwise commonplace vehicles. The rarest one so far has got to be this ’87 Ford Tempo AWD, but I also have managed to find some fairly unusual All-Trac-equipped Toyota vehicles. There’s this ’90 Camry All-Trac, a car that’s a […]

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Living in Colorado, I have become something of a connoisseur of low-sales volume, all/four-wheel-drive versions of otherwise commonplace vehicles. The rarest one so far has got to be this ’87 Ford Tempo AWD, but I also have managed to find some fairly unusual All-Trac-equipped Toyota vehicles. There’s this ’90 Camry All-Trac, a car that’s a […]

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Junkyard Find: 1990 Cadillac Allanté http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1990-cadillac-allante/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1990-cadillac-allante/#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1327529 Yes, from the Volaré to the Troféo, Detroit marketers of the 1970s and 1980s knew that an accent in the car’s name meant “no need to buy one-a-them fancy imports with no pushrods in the engine, we got your class right here!” to American car shoppers. Unfortunately for General Motors, the Cadillac Allanté cost much […]

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Yes, from the Volaré to the Troféo, Detroit marketers of the 1970s and 1980s knew that an accent in the car’s name meant “no need to buy one-a-them fancy imports with no pushrods in the engine, we got your class right here!” to American car shoppers. Unfortunately for General Motors, the Cadillac Allanté cost much […]

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Junkyard Find: 1979 International Harvester Scout http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1979-international-harvester-scout/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1979-international-harvester-scout/#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 12:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1325874 Is it fair that I photograph just about every reasonably intact International Harvester Scout that I see in wrecking yards, while ignoring nearly all air-cooled Volkswagen Beetles that I find in the same yards? Probably not, though I’m making an effort to shoot the more interesting Beetles now. No matter what happens with Beetles in […]

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Is it fair that I photograph just about every reasonably intact International Harvester Scout that I see in wrecking yards, while ignoring nearly all air-cooled Volkswagen Beetles that I find in the same yards? Probably not, though I’m making an effort to shoot the more interesting Beetles now. No matter what happens with Beetles in […]

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Junkyard Find: 1998 BMW Z3 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1998-bmw-z3/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1998-bmw-z3/#comments Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1324682 One of the interesting things about frequenting high-inventory-turnover wrecking yards is that you get a sense of when a vehicle’s value has reached a certain “not worth fixing when it breaks” threshold. There will be no examples of this type of car in such yards, and then suddenly I’ll see a half-dozen in the space […]

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One of the interesting things about frequenting high-inventory-turnover wrecking yards is that you get a sense of when a vehicle’s value has reached a certain “not worth fixing when it breaks” threshold. There will be no examples of this type of car in such yards, and then suddenly I’ll see a half-dozen in the space […]

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Junkyard Find: 1985 Buick Skylark Limited Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1985-buick-skylark-limited-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1985-buick-skylark-limited-sedan/#comments Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1323002 Remember the misery of the Chevy Citation, which had such outstandingly bad build quality and horrifying public reliability problems that the damage to Chevrolet’s image took decades to repair? Only the staggeringly nasty Pontiac Phoenix (a Pontiac-badged Citation sibling) might have been worse; meanwhile, the Buick Division leaped on board the oil-leaking, prematurely corroding, Iron Duke-powered […]

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Remember the misery of the Chevy Citation, which had such outstandingly bad build quality and horrifying public reliability problems that the damage to Chevrolet’s image took decades to repair? Only the staggeringly nasty Pontiac Phoenix (a Pontiac-badged Citation sibling) might have been worse; meanwhile, the Buick Division leaped on board the oil-leaking, prematurely corroding, Iron Duke-powered […]

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Junkyard Find: 1985 Dodge Daytona Turbo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1985-dodge-daytona-turbo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1985-dodge-daytona-turbo/#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1321410 After the near-miraculous success of the K platform dug Chrysler out of the pit of its near-bankruptcy and controversial government bailout (no, not that bailout, the earlier one), Lee Iacocca led the company to produce a bewildering number of vehicles based on the K. Chrysler had some sporty machinery based on the Simca-derived Omnirizon (not […]

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After the near-miraculous success of the K platform dug Chrysler out of the pit of its near-bankruptcy and controversial government bailout (no, not that bailout, the earlier one), Lee Iacocca led the company to produce a bewildering number of vehicles based on the K. Chrysler had some sporty machinery based on the Simca-derived Omnirizon (not […]

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Junkyard Find: 1983 Nissan Sentra Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1983-nissan-sentra-coupe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1983-nissan-sentra-coupe/#comments Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1320506 The first-generation Nissan Sentra first appeared on American roads in 1982, early in the very costly Datsun-to-Nissan rebranding process. The lightweight, fuel-efficient Sentra was a big sales hit, because drivers in the early 1980s (with vivid memories of the gas lines of a few years earlier) were willing to put up with double-digit horsepower and […]

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The first-generation Nissan Sentra first appeared on American roads in 1982, early in the very costly Datsun-to-Nissan rebranding process. The lightweight, fuel-efficient Sentra was a big sales hit, because drivers in the early 1980s (with vivid memories of the gas lines of a few years earlier) were willing to put up with double-digit horsepower and […]

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Junkyard Find: 1969 Volkswagen Beetle http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1969-volkswagen-beetle/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1969-volkswagen-beetle/#comments Wed, 06 Apr 2016 12:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1317538 The production run of the Type 1 Volkswagen Beetle, which was built using essentially the same design from 1938 through 2003, will never be surpassed; the runner-up Morris Oxford II/Hindustan Ambassador was made from 1954 through 2014, and we feel fairly sure that the Chinese Communist Party will put a stop to Chinese production of […]

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The production run of the Type 1 Volkswagen Beetle, which was built using essentially the same design from 1938 through 2003, will never be surpassed; the runner-up Morris Oxford II/Hindustan Ambassador was made from 1954 through 2014, and we feel fairly sure that the Chinese Communist Party will put a stop to Chinese production of […]

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Junkyard Find: 1974 Toyota Land Cruiser http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1974-toyota-land-cruiser/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1974-toyota-land-cruiser/#comments Mon, 04 Apr 2016 12:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1317314 The Toyota Land Cruiser has been around since the Sengoku Period (OK, since 1951), and all varieties of this truck tend to have plenty of obsessively devoted single-interest fanatics here in Colorado. You’ll see the occasional FJ60 Land Cruiser in junkyards here, and I’ve even seen a well-stripped FJ40 in a Denver yard. Today’s well-thrashed […]

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The Toyota Land Cruiser has been around since the Sengoku Period (OK, since 1951), and all varieties of this truck tend to have plenty of obsessively devoted single-interest fanatics here in Colorado. You’ll see the occasional FJ60 Land Cruiser in junkyards here, and I’ve even seen a well-stripped FJ40 in a Denver yard. Today’s well-thrashed […]

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Junkyard Find: 1993 Jeep Cherokee, Pink Camouflage Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1993-jeep-cherokee-pink-camouflage-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/junkyard-find-1993-jeep-cherokee-pink-camouflage-edition/#comments Fri, 01 Apr 2016 12:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1312754 Examples of the XJ Jeep Cherokee are everywhere in Denver junkyards (nearly as numerous as late-1990s Subaru Outbacks, these days), and it takes a special one to make me deploy my camera. I thought the factory-installed orange tape stripes on this ’91 Cherokee Sport were interesting, and now today’s ’93 with innovative tree-branches-and-rattlecans camo job […]

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Examples of the XJ Jeep Cherokee are everywhere in Denver junkyards (nearly as numerous as late-1990s Subaru Outbacks, these days), and it takes a special one to make me deploy my camera. I thought the factory-installed orange tape stripes on this ’91 Cherokee Sport were interesting, and now today’s ’93 with innovative tree-branches-and-rattlecans camo job […]

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Junkyard Find: 1968 Volvo 140 Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1968-volvo-140-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1968-volvo-140-sedan/#comments Wed, 30 Mar 2016 12:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1312498 How is it that there are still sufficient Volvo 140s left, more than 40 years after production of the original Swedish brick ceased, that you’ll still find plenty of them in American wrecking yards? Not in the quantities you’ll find of their 240 descendants, of course, but anybody driving a 140 today should have no […]

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How is it that there are still sufficient Volvo 140s left, more than 40 years after production of the original Swedish brick ceased, that you’ll still find plenty of them in American wrecking yards? Not in the quantities you’ll find of their 240 descendants, of course, but anybody driving a 140 today should have no […]

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Junkyard Find: 1986 Buick Somerset Custom http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1986-buick-somerset-custom/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1986-buick-somerset-custom/#comments Mon, 28 Mar 2016 12:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1312138 Because General Motors felt that the world — or at least Michigan and maybe Wisconsin — needed a small, affordable personal luxury coupé with a digital instrument cluster, rackety pushrod four-cylinder engine, and a name that started life as the designation for an early-’80s Regal trim package, the 1985-87 Buick Somerset, sibling to the N-Body […]

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Because General Motors felt that the world — or at least Michigan and maybe Wisconsin — needed a small, affordable personal luxury coupé with a digital instrument cluster, rackety pushrod four-cylinder engine, and a name that started life as the designation for an early-’80s Regal trim package, the 1985-87 Buick Somerset, sibling to the N-Body […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Dodge Raider http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1987-dodge-raider-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1987-dodge-raider-2/#comments Sat, 26 Mar 2016 14:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1311586 The Dodge Raider was a transparently badge-engineered first-gen Mitsubishi Montero (known as the Pajero in much of the world), available in the United States for just the 1987-89 model years. The Montero wasn’t a big seller and its Raider sibling was a rare sight even in the late 1980s. I find the more obscure Chrysler-badged […]

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The Dodge Raider was a transparently badge-engineered first-gen Mitsubishi Montero (known as the Pajero in much of the world), available in the United States for just the 1987-89 model years. The Montero wasn’t a big seller and its Raider sibling was a rare sight even in the late 1980s. I find the more obscure Chrysler-badged […]

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Junkyard Find: 1983 Oldsmobile Toronado Brougham Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1983-oldsmobile-toronado-brougham-coupe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1983-oldsmobile-toronado-brougham-coupe/#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2016 14:38:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1309458 The Oldsmobile Toronado started out as a big sporty car, morphed into an Eldorado-styled full-on luxury boat, then spent its twilight years getting progressively smaller and less opulent. Every Toronado ever made had front-wheel-drive and two doors, and every one had at least some Eldorado DNA in its bloodstream. Here’s a downsized-but-still-substantial third-generation Toronado I […]

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The Oldsmobile Toronado started out as a big sporty car, morphed into an Eldorado-styled full-on luxury boat, then spent its twilight years getting progressively smaller and less opulent. Every Toronado ever made had front-wheel-drive and two doors, and every one had at least some Eldorado DNA in its bloodstream. Here’s a downsized-but-still-substantial third-generation Toronado I […]

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Junkyard Find: 1989 Mercury Sable LS Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1989-mercury-sable-ls-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1989-mercury-sable-ls-sedan/#comments Mon, 21 Mar 2016 12:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1303329 The first-generation Mercury Sable, like its revolutionary Ford Taurus sibling, was a smash sales hit. Then, well, the plastic in those cool-looking “lightbar” grilles yellowed after a few years, sales of later Sables declined, and then the 1986-1991 Sables were just about all gone. I don’t see many first-gen Sables at U-Yank-It yards these days, […]

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The first-generation Mercury Sable, like its revolutionary Ford Taurus sibling, was a smash sales hit. Then, well, the plastic in those cool-looking “lightbar” grilles yellowed after a few years, sales of later Sables declined, and then the 1986-1991 Sables were just about all gone. I don’t see many first-gen Sables at U-Yank-It yards these days, […]

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Junkyard Find: 1980 Toyota Corona Liftback Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1980-toyota-corona-liftback-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1980-toyota-corona-liftback-sedan/#comments Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1303105 I have an extensive formative history with the 1965-70 (third-generation) Toyota Corona, and so I photograph them whenever I find them in junkyards. So far in this series, prior to today, we’ve seen this ’66 sedan, this ’68 sedan, this ’70 sedan, and this ’70 coupe. Much harder to find in the United States is […]

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I have an extensive formative history with the 1965-70 (third-generation) Toyota Corona, and so I photograph them whenever I find them in junkyards. So far in this series, prior to today, we’ve seen this ’66 sedan, this ’68 sedan, this ’70 sedan, and this ’70 coupe. Much harder to find in the United States is […]

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Junkyard Find: 1982 Toyota Starlet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1982-toyota-starlet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1982-toyota-starlet/#comments Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302889 The Toyota Starlet was sold in the United States for the 1981 through 1984 model years, though not in large numbers. It was rock-and-stick simple, had rear-wheel drive and an unkillable pushrod engine, and it got a (claimed) 54 highway mpg. But it was tiny and cramped even by Miserable Econobox standards and had to compete […]

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The Toyota Starlet was sold in the United States for the 1981 through 1984 model years, though not in large numbers. It was rock-and-stick simple, had rear-wheel drive and an unkillable pushrod engine, and it got a (claimed) 54 highway mpg. But it was tiny and cramped even by Miserable Econobox standards and had to compete […]

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Junkyard Find: 1979 Ford Granada Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1979-ford-granada-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1979-ford-granada-sedan/#comments Mon, 14 Mar 2016 12:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302713 I took my first driver’s test, in 1982, in a loathsome ex-rental-car 1979 Ford Granada sedan, a car that made my beige 1969 Toyota Corona sedan seem both fun to drive and cool by comparison. Since that time, it makes me happy each time I see a pre-Fox Platform Granada (or its Mercury sibling, the […]

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I took my first driver’s test, in 1982, in a loathsome ex-rental-car 1979 Ford Granada sedan, a car that made my beige 1969 Toyota Corona sedan seem both fun to drive and cool by comparison. Since that time, it makes me happy each time I see a pre-Fox Platform Granada (or its Mercury sibling, the […]

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Junkyard Find: 1974 Chevrolet El Camino http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1974-chevrolet-el-camino/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1974-chevrolet-el-camino/#comments Fri, 11 Mar 2016 13:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1301737 The Chevrolet El Camino reached its largest size in the 1973-1977 fourth-generation version, while engine power decreased at about the same rate as its bumper size increased. Still, these cartrucks are somewhat sought-after today, more so than the later, smaller G-body-based ones. Since you won’t see many of these vehicles in self-service wrecking yards, I […]

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The Chevrolet El Camino reached its largest size in the 1973-1977 fourth-generation version, while engine power decreased at about the same rate as its bumper size increased. Still, these cartrucks are somewhat sought-after today, more so than the later, smaller G-body-based ones. Since you won’t see many of these vehicles in self-service wrecking yards, I […]

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Junkyard Find: 1979 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Regency Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1979-oldsmobile-ninety-eight-regency-coupe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1979-oldsmobile-ninety-eight-regency-coupe/#comments Wed, 09 Mar 2016 13:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1297858 The greatest Oldsmobile song of all time is Public Enemy’s 1987 masterpiece, “You’re Gonna Get Yours” (from all the many great Oldsmobile songs out there), but just what kind of Olds 98 was it that Chuck D used to get all those suckers to the side? I say it was the 1977-1984 tenth-generation 98, and […]

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The greatest Oldsmobile song of all time is Public Enemy’s 1987 masterpiece, “You’re Gonna Get Yours” (from all the many great Oldsmobile songs out there), but just what kind of Olds 98 was it that Chuck D used to get all those suckers to the side? I say it was the 1977-1984 tenth-generation 98, and […]

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Junkyard Find: 1990 Daihatsu Charade SX http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1990-daihatsu-charade-sx/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1990-daihatsu-charade-sx/#comments Mon, 07 Mar 2016 13:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1296922 The Daihatsu Charade was available in the United States for the 1988 through 1992 model years, then was forgotten more quickly than the speed at which Darmstadtium-267 decays. Still, among the Daewoo Nubiras and Kia Rondos and Sterling 827s and other forgotten machinery at your typical California self-service junkyards, you’ll see a Charade now and then. […]

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The Daihatsu Charade was available in the United States for the 1988 through 1992 model years, then was forgotten more quickly than the speed at which Darmstadtium-267 decays. Still, among the Daewoo Nubiras and Kia Rondos and Sterling 827s and other forgotten machinery at your typical California self-service junkyards, you’ll see a Charade now and then. […]

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Junkyard Find: 1978 Honda Civic Hatchback http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1978-honda-civic-hatchback/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/junkyard-find-1978-honda-civic-hatchback/#comments Fri, 04 Mar 2016 13:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1291017 The first-generation Honda Civic sold like crazy in California, and could be found everywhere in the Golden State from the mid-1970s through the mid-1990s. These Civics are now virtually extinct, both on the street and in the junkyard, because they were used up and summarily discarded. There isn’t much enthusiast interest in restoring these cars, so backyards and driveways aren’t full […]

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The first-generation Honda Civic sold like crazy in California, and could be found everywhere in the Golden State from the mid-1970s through the mid-1990s. These Civics are now virtually extinct, both on the street and in the junkyard, because they were used up and summarily discarded. There isn’t much enthusiast interest in restoring these cars, so backyards and driveways aren’t full […]

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