I Think Junkyards Are Cool

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    Used to kick around junkyards when I was younger, with my dad who was always looking for a used carburetor or a bit of a window wiper for a motor.  He'd get talking to some geezer and I'd have a wander to ponder the beauty of twisted metal and heavy machinery.  Scrambling up...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    Mar 18, 2011

    Kinda Sad

    i like junkyards but i also think they're kinda sad. being an HUGE car lover it hurts me to see old cars just sitting there waiting to get crushed and turned to scrap metal. if i had the time, money, and space to save every single old wrecked car in the world i honestly would...
    69Charger426 69Charger426
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 8, 2012

    A Fun Way To Spend Your Afternoon

    I recently went to a self-service junkyard, once again (this time for a glovebox), and was reminded of how fun they are. Just bring your tools, grab a wheelbarrow, and plunder what you need. The prices aren't bad either; I scored a glovebox, complete with working latch/lock, for...
    solowing solowing
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 19, 2010
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