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Post by Limey SE on Wed Sep 03, 2014 12:22 pm

this yard will be crushing every thing before the snow flies, the ad Says owner retired and all  cars have to go.

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/pts/4636678449.html

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Post by driveit on Wed Sep 03, 2014 12:45 pm

There are some beauties there.  Wish I was up there to just walk through the place.

You missed this one. Look back in the back.

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Post by thatfnthing on Wed Sep 03, 2014 12:48 pm

For me, walking through a place like that is like walking through the SPCA -- I want to bring them all home.
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Post by driveit on Wed Sep 03, 2014 1:12 pm

I know what you mean. I don't know what SPCA is though. lol.
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Post by Limey SE on Wed Sep 03, 2014 2:09 pm

East Troy is hop skip and a Jump for me I have every other weekend off, And not this but next I may make a trip there to see what can be had for anyone interested here
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Post by driveit on Wed Sep 03, 2014 2:49 pm

need a black seat belt set for front. both sides if your lucky enough.
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Post by thatfnthing on Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:30 pm

driveit wrote:I know what you mean.  I don't know what SPCA is though.  lol.

Animal shelter.
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Post by driveit on Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:31 pm

oh. lol... I guess I knew that. I just assumed it was something car related.
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Post by Limey SE on Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:49 pm

driveit wrote:need a black seat belt set for front. both sides if your lucky enough.

Dam I knew I was supposed to send some one something but I forgot till I seen this OOOppsss Will get them out real soon bossman, Might wait till I see if the place has a black set for ya
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Post by BicknellWelding on Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:20 pm

That's a shame. You'd think if he knew he was going to retire, he would have gotten the word out like a year in advance. Sell everything at scrap weight prices. Theres still a ton of useable parts and probably a few cars that could be saved. Rat rod heaven.
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Post by driveit on Thu Sep 04, 2014 11:47 pm

Limey wrote:
driveit wrote:need a black seat belt set for front. both sides if your lucky enough.

Dam I knew I was supposed to send some one something but I forgot till I seen this OOOppsss  Will get them out real soon bossman, Might wait till I see if the place has a black set for ya

No Problem.
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Post by SSTOOLMAN on Sat Sep 06, 2014 5:29 pm

I was at this yard today... The best cars are pictured, most others are stacked up and trees are growing in them, some inaccessible due to thick brush. I found a 73 chevelle it was tipped on its side resting on a car and a tree, it was rotted out, side windows gone and interior trashed, dash ripped out typical crusher. a 75 wasn't much better, up on an embankment hard to get to, still had seats with foam exposed some of the dash but trashed, couldn't get to the hood to get it open.
The yard owner was there but ornery because there was 30 people trying to talk to him at one time. (looked like the craigslist ad worked) the best car I saw was the red/black 60 Thunderbird in the photo above, it was $1000, it was complete with a decent interior w/red and white seats if I was a Tbird fan I would have bought it.
It was a fun afternoon to walk around and look but I didn't see anyone removing or buying parts
execpt the 16 yr old kid trying to pound a hood emblem off a 1940 pontiac with a rock.
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Post by Limey SE on Sat Sep 06, 2014 9:23 pm

darn well I guess you saved me a trip LOL
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Post by Mcarlo77 on Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:06 pm

Too bad there weren't any G3's with good parts worth saving. Kind of wondered how productive a walk thru the yard would be based on the photos. BUT, it's never a wasted day when you're able to roam around a junk yard!

BTW...if I was the owner and saw some kid beating on a hood ornament with a rock, I'd be beating on his head with a bigger rock! It's that kind of s@#t that causes many yards to prohibit people from pulling their own parts. People get banned for life from the yards around me if they are caught recklessly breaking things.
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Post by pila on Sun Sep 07, 2014 4:52 pm

It's really a shame that more folks didn't know about that place, specially people with cars like what I see in the pics....

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Post by Biomedtech on Sun Sep 07, 2014 9:12 pm

driveit wrote:need a black seat belt set for front. both sides if your lucky enough.

Bench or Bucket?
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Post by Limey SE on Mon Sep 08, 2014 11:24 am

I believe he needs Bucket seat belts Bio
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Post by driveit on Mon Sep 08, 2014 12:55 pm

It is a bench currently.
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Post by Limey SE on Mon Sep 08, 2014 2:35 pm

aren't you switching to Buckets I thought ?? ....
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Post by driveit on Mon Sep 08, 2014 3:34 pm

later on. I don't care which ones they are as long as they work. lol.. whats the difference anyway?
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Post by jerry46765 on Mon Sep 08, 2014 4:46 pm

I looked at these companies at a trade show. Both looked good and were dead ringers for OEM GM belts. Look around on these sites:

http://www.julianos.com/seat_belts.html

http://www.seatbeltsplus.com/product/WSCH205P.html
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Post by Limey SE on Mon Sep 08, 2014 4:59 pm

UM Jerry whats the deal with the Guna Signature ??

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Post by jerry46765 on Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:06 pm

It's my first car, and I've had it stashed in the back of my Dad's shop with a cover on it until life slows down. It's never going to slow down.

After looking it over the other day, I am really jonesing to get it out.

I'll start another thread later tonight.
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Post by thatfnthing on Mon Sep 08, 2014 10:21 pm

That's nice car! Dig it out and enjoy it, 'cuz life never slows down. It only gets faster.
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Post by 77mali on Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:29 am

thatfnthing wrote:That's nice car!  Dig it out and enjoy it, 'cuz life never slows down.  It only gets faster.

x2! Drive that mother-lover!
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