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1953 Packard Cavalier Takes First Drive and Cleaning in 26 Years, It's a Time Capsule
1953 Packard Cavalier Takes First Drive and Cleaning in 26 Years, It's a Time Capsule

1 Mar 2022, 14:57 UTC / Introduced in 1953 as a replacement for the Packard 300, the Cavalier remained in production for only two years with a straight-8 engine under the hood

 
This Rare 1972 Dodge Charger Spent Decades in a Junkyard, Still Has Original 440 Block
This Rare 1972 Dodge Charger Spent Decades in a Junkyard, Still Has Original 440 Block

1 Mar 2022, 12:16 UTC / One of only 165 cars built with a 400CI, Dana 60, and four-speed manual, this 1972 Dodge Charger is looking for a second chance at life

 
Huge Oklahoma Junkyard Is Home to 3,000 Classics, Some Need to Be Saved
Huge Oklahoma Junkyard Is Home to 3,000 Classics, Some Need to Be Saved

28 Feb 2022, 17:10 UTC / Located in Aline, a small town in Alfalfa County, this junkyard has been operated since the 1950s, so it's not surprising that it is home to about 3,000 cars

 
Abandoned Property Hides a Small Junkyard, Rare Chryslers Included
Abandoned Property Hides a Small Junkyard, Rare Chryslers Included

17 Feb 2022, 13:44 UTC / A car you won't see very often these days, the Chrysler Avenger went into production in 1970 as a Hillman. It was also sold as a Talbot

 
Abandoned 1972 Winnebago Brave Camper Flexes LS V8, Takes First Drive in 10 Years
Abandoned 1972 Winnebago Brave Camper Flexes LS V8, Takes First Drive in 10 Years

16 Feb 2022, 15:10 UTC / For a camper that spent about 10 years off the road, this classic Winnie Brave is in fantastic condition. Save for the V8 engine

 
This Range Rover Junkyard Is Proof That Luxury SUVs Also Get Abandoned
This Range Rover Junkyard Is Proof That Luxury SUVs Also Get Abandoned

15 Feb 2022, 14:29 UTC / A classic Range Rover is among the last SUVs you'd expect to find in a car graveyard, but there's a place in Britain where at least 30 of them are rotting away

 
Learn To Build Your Own Insane and One-of-a-Kind Motorcycle Trailer From Scraps
Learn To Build Your Own Insane and One-of-a-Kind Motorcycle Trailer From Scraps

14 Feb 2022, 20:18 UTC / This YouTube video from Make it Extreme reveals how you can create a motorcycle trailer out of things found around in a junkyard. Includes hydraulic function

 
This Rare 1965 Rambler Classic 770 Is Going to Waste in an AMC-Packed Backyard
This Rare 1965 Rambler Classic 770 Is Going to Waste in an AMC-Packed Backyard

9 Feb 2022, 12:36 UTC / Introduced in 1961, the Rambler Classic was discontinued in 1966. The 770 was the range-topping version of the intermediate

 
Super-Rare 1956 Dodge Texan Found in 300-Car Junkyard, Needs a Lot of Love
Super-Rare 1956 Dodge Texan Found in 300-Car Junkyard, Needs a Lot of Love

8 Feb 2022, 11:41 UTC / Based on the Dodge Coronet, the Dodge Texan was built in just 289 units for the 1956 model year. Finding one in a junkyard is a big deal

 
This Farm in the Middle of Nowhere Is Home to an Abandoned Fleet of Old Chevrolets
This Farm in the Middle of Nowhere Is Home to an Abandoned Fleet of Old Chevrolets

7 Feb 2022, 16:44 UTC / Unlike most of us, who usually worship Impalas and Bel Airs, some guy in Nebraska was nuts about Fleetmasters and Deluxes

 
Seemingly Abandoned Property Is Packed With Old Fords and Chevrolets, Rare Gems Included
Seemingly Abandoned Property Is Packed With Old Fords and Chevrolets, Rare Gems Included

2 Feb 2022, 15:54 UTC / The Chevrolet stash also includes a few rare gems, like a two-door panel wagon, a couple of Apache pickup trucks, and 3600 delivery van

 
1957 Chevrolet 210 Was Left to Rot in a Junkyard, Takes First Drive in 50 Years
1957 Chevrolet 210 Was Left to Rot in a Junkyard, Takes First Drive in 50 Years

31 Jan 2022, 12:48 UTC / Abandoned after only 15 years on the road, the 1957 Tri-Five came back to life after a whopping 50 years wearing a cool patina

 
Mr. Norm's 1971 Dodge Charger Junkyard Find Sitting Out in the Cold Is a Sad Sight
Mr. Norm's 1971 Dodge Charger Junkyard Find Sitting Out in the Cold Is a Sad Sight

28 Jan 2022, 13:55 UTC / This rare Mopar just missed its transport toward a new owner, but the good news is that it will eventually be restored to its former glory

 
Big Collection of Derelict Vehicles Brings Together Hawker Hunter and Rally Cars
Big Collection of Derelict Vehicles Brings Together Hawker Hunter and Rally Cars

25 Jan 2022, 15:56 UTC / Not a fan of aircraft and military stuff? Well, this collection also includes a few interesting cars, including rally-spec vehicles and a Nissan GT-R R33

 
1972 Winnebago Brave Gets Rescued From the Junkyard, Hides a Surprise Under the Hood
1972 Winnebago Brave Gets Rescued From the Junkyard, Hides a Surprise Under the Hood

24 Jan 2022, 13:36 UTC / It's hard to believe that someone would abandon such a cool shorty camper in a junkyard, but apparently, someone had enough of this Winnebago

 
1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle Gets Saved from the Crusher, Goes Off-Roading
1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle Gets Saved from the Crusher, Goes Off-Roading

19 Jan 2022, 20:43 UTC / The Golden Eagle was just an appearance package, but it enabled the Cherokee to stand out from the pack through a large, gold eagle decal on the hood

 
This 3,000-Car Junkyard Is an Open Air Museum for the Zombie Apocalypse
This 3,000-Car Junkyard Is an Open Air Museum for the Zombie Apocalypse

19 Jan 2022, 13:17 UTC / The place is mostly packed with American vehicles, but you'll also see a few rare and sought-after European sports cars, Porsches included

 
1954 Buick Special Was Left to Die, Comes Back to Life After 30 Years
1954 Buick Special Was Left to Die, Comes Back to Life After 30 Years

13 Jan 2022, 16:34 UTC / Yeah, the old gal rattles and squeaks as it rolls down the road, but the mill fires right up and purrs like a kitten while idling

 
1961 Chevrolet Impala Spent 28 Years in a Junkyard, Now It Runs and Drives Again
1961 Chevrolet Impala Spent 28 Years in a Junkyard, Now It Runs and Drives Again

11 Jan 2022, 18:31 UTC / Almost three decades of exposure to the element can turn a classic into a rotting carcass, but this Impala somehow managed to survive

 
Huge Texas Junkyard Is Mopar Heaven, Includes Rare Plymouths, DeSotos, and Imperials
Huge Texas Junkyard Is Mopar Heaven, Includes Rare Plymouths, DeSotos, and Imperials

10 Jan 2022, 19:00 UTC / This could very well be the largest Mopar hoard in Texas. And all the cars you see here, including the rare DeSotos and Imperials are for sale