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wow,alot of cars,almost looks like my backyard,lol
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i just recently found another private yard like that, checked it out last saturday, raining and swampy Angry no torinos there but tons of chevelle and GTO/lemans cars and parts, (4) 72 cougars there though...
but i'm told the same owner has 4 or 5 more properties full of old cars!!! i was shown a few pics of one of the other yards with several large chicken barns full of cars Big smile can't wait to check that place out!!!!Thumbs Up
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WOW Griffin,
   So many right hand mirrors, if you go back ask him how much for a broken manual one..just need the guts and glass
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This is awesome


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Salvage 1974 Gran Torino Brougham - Van Nuys, CA - 4G32H185265 - Current bid: $0
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That one has an appraisal of 30000 on the auction site.
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Originally posted by fordpower fordpower wrote:

That one has an appraisal of 30000 on the auction site.

Probably worth one third of that unfortunately, if that much. But it allows these cars to remain affordable during the attack of the investors/price hikers/auction watchers/flippers as long as you avoid the crackpipe price ads. 
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Originally posted by GTW GTW wrote:

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Salvage 1973 Montego - Houston, TX - 3H07H653930 - Current bid: $0

Now that's a god damn! Roof is probably toast too. Still has some nice parts though, like the rear bumper and taillights, possibly some interior stuff, maybe the drivetrain. 
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Salvage 1974 Montego MX - Knoxville, TN - 4H04F595694 - Current bid: $0

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Salvage 1977 Ranchero GT - Albuquerque, NM - 7A48H128637 - Current bid: $0


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Duct tape front seats covers....always a classy look!
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Looks like the seats in that Ranchero are 65-66 Mustang Pony interior seats.
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Salvage 1973 Montego - Houston, TX - 3H07H653930 - Current bid: $0

Now that's a god damn! Roof is probably toast too. Still has some nice parts though, like the rear bumper and taillights, possibly some interior stuff, maybe the drivetrain. 
That thing was run hard and put away wet (really wet). Too bad I really like that year. 
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After some Facebook musings on our page, I've noticed that something doesn't quite add up. That Montego has a '74 number. 
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hmm, that one that smog drove to utah to get was a 74 i think? didn't it have big bumpers??? not the smooth flat style like this one?
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Originally posted by GTW GTW wrote:

After some Facebook musings on our page, I've noticed that something doesn't quite add up. That Montego has a '74 number. 
It's got the vin posted starts with a 3, so 73, also has big front bumper and taillights in rear bumper, again 73. there's also a second montego posted (4 door) that's the same color and it's a 74. its vin starts with a 4.


Edited by Big Bird - 23-June-2017 at 4:26PM
The above post should be read in a "Grumpy Old Man" voice.
Almost forgot: "Get off my lawn!!!"
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Originally posted by Big Bird Big Bird wrote:

Originally posted by GTW GTW wrote:

After some Facebook musings on our page, I've noticed that something doesn't quite add up. That Montego has a '74 number. 
It's got the vin posted starts with a 3, so 73, also has big front bumper and taillights in rear bumper, again 73. there's also a second montego posted (4 door) that's the same color and it's a 74. its vin starts with a 4.

I see it now. Mistake on my part. 

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hmm wonder where that is the backgrouind looks like eastern oregon SE of mt. hood
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Why do I always feel so sad looking at these images?
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Originally posted by kychevyguy kychevyguy wrote:

Why do I always feel so sad looking at these images?

Because you can't save them all. But even one saved is one less rotting in a junk yard. (How's that for some profound words!)Thumbs Up
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With me, I just...I just...don't. I still love these cars very much, but just knowing that there are others around (even if you have to be a little patient when finding one) kills all sadness for me. When I'm walking through yards, I take pictures, make a few notes on any desirable stuff on the vehicle, and move on. I think it's also because I see people threatening and berating owners of cars, for doing what the hell they want to do with their stuff. They have the absolute right to be wasteful if they want. Same thing with letting stuff sit around in backyards. You have the right to do that, and nobody else can tell you that you can't do it. All the hate speech gets to you though, even if it's only keyboard warriors acting tough because they're behind screens. About 6 years ago, I was inches from scrapping my wagon. Joined the forum on a whim and it's what's persuaded me to keep it, even if it looks the same and still doesn't run now. I don't know. There's two sides. One side says it's selfish to not let someone else have the chance to put something to use, the other side says it's selfish to feel entitled to someone's stuff because you don't like what they're doing (or not doing) with it. Touchy subject for me, sorry for the little rant. I guess the best thing to do is just what Dan said. Accept that you can't "save" (all of this has made me hate that word LOL) them all, don't rip Censored against people who are just doing what they want with what's rightfully theirs. 

Salvage 1979 Thunderbird - Lincoln, NE - 9J87F216518 - Current bid: $0


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Salvage 1973 Gran Torino Sport - Boston, MA - 3A35S180445 - Current bid: $0
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Salvage 1973 Gran Torino Brougham - Boston, MA - 3A30H186186 - Current bid: $0

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