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The newest arrival – 2000 Toyota 4Runner

November 17, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

In the “odd looking sports cars” category, there is a 2000 Toyota 4Runner sitting in my garage to be parted out. It was wrecked in the front end, and has some dings in the rear, but I’m feeling very thankful

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Back to basics – A 1977 Corvette

September 20, 2015 | Posted in Corvettes, Shop Time | By

We’re parting out a 1977 Corvette. Lots of useful parts on this one! This one suffered a passenger front corner hit, and then sat in a barn for several years afterward. The front clip is (as expected) a basket case

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That’s an odd-looking sports car….

June 2, 2015 | Posted in Shop Time | By

This past weekend, we had the opportunity to acquire (and start parting out) a 1995 Buick Roadmaster. It has 175,000 miles, power everything, and an interior in great shape. It had an issue with one of the brake lines, the

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eBay’s Hassle Free Returns (And why we use it)

May 14, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Over the past few months, I’ve been converting our listings to use the relatively new eBay Hassle Free returns process. The process is virtually automated, with clearly defined choices and policies. Sellers can choose their own automation rules to simplify

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A new look!

April 20, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

I’m in between projects now, so I took the time to update our web presence. Facebook, Twitter, our eBay store, the website, even this blog…everything. It was long overdue, and well worth the time I spent teaching myself the skills

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I am ready for Spring. Who is with me?

March 4, 2015 | Posted in Shop Time | By

My secondary storage area has been impassable for a while now because of all the snow. The end result is…I have waaaaay too much stuff in my hair here at the moment. (I am not kidding…I’ve been running sales to

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Let There Be Light(s)

January 27, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Thanks to a couple of friends (one who we got building materials from, the other who helped build shelves out of it) I’ve managed to get two pallets of side view mirrors organized, plus a truckload of boxes. I should

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2001 Saturn SL1 – The latest funny-looking sports car

December 15, 2014 | Posted in Saturn | By

Last month, I had the opportunity to buy and part out a 2001 Saturn SL1 in Black Silver. It came to us having a VERY rough idle, supposedly due to a broken timing chain. While the timing chain wasn’t actually

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1996 Jeep Cherokee and Through the Looking Glass

October 21, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Just when I got my garage mostly clean…. 🙂 I have a friend who gave me a gift that keeps on giving. Specifically, two Gaylord boxes full of car mirrors. What in the world am I going to do with

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More of those funny looking sports cars!

September 13, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

We parted out a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It was our daily driver, so we know it’s been well maintained. Rather than trading it in and losing money, we determined that it was worth more as parts. So, doing what

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