Get The Most From The Local Junkyard

By  July 31, 2015
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Don’t be afraid of junkyards. They’re loads of fun, filled with cheap parts, and offer some of the greatest wrenchin’ you can find in this great nation of ours. Come check out an awesome junkyard with us and we’ll show you the ropes.

I really like being around cars. So naturally, I’m a big fan of car shows. Around Detroit, where I live, there are tons of great shows every weekend. The cars are all shiny, clean, and generally not infested with diseases or varmints. It’s great.

But you know what I like more than car shows? Junkyards. Because, in a way, junkyards are the ultimate car shows. You not only get to look at cars, but you can sit in them, and, most importantly, wrench on them. Not to mention, you can learn a lot about the cars’ previous owners by the strange corpses you find buried in the trunk.

First, I’ll outline the steps you need to take to make junkyarding a good experience. (more…)

Re-shared from Jalopnik, Text and Photography by David Tracy