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Rare Pontiac Pathfinder Gets Saved from the Crusher, Still Runs and Drives
Rare Pontiac Pathfinder Gets Saved from the Crusher, Still Runs and Drives

30 Sep 2021, 15:55 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Back in the 1950s, Pontiac decided to sell some of its American nameplates with different badges in Canada. The Pathfinder was one of them

 
California and Colorado, Not the Easiest Places to Title a Barn Find
California and Colorado, Not the Easiest Places to Title a Barn Find

29 Sep 2021, 11:15 UTC · By: Tudor Serban / While getting a title in some states is an easy but time-consuming job, in California and Colorado is a messy business, but might worth it

 
Abandoned Forest Junkyard Looks Like a Classic Car Ghost Town
Abandoned Forest Junkyard Looks Like a Classic Car Ghost Town

28 Sep 2021, 15:45 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Stephen King scenarios aside, this place is packed with hundreds of cars and most of them seem to be from the 1950s. Sadly, none is worth saving

 
Rare Studebaker Avanti Found in a Shed, Gets Saved from the Crusher
Rare Studebaker Avanti Found in a Shed, Gets Saved from the Crusher

24 Sep 2021, 18:19 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Designed by the famous Raymond Loewy, it was described as "one of the more significant milestones of the postwar industry."

 
This Is How You Can Get an Abandoned Car, and Not Spend a Night in Jail for Stealing It
This Is How You Can Get an Abandoned Car, and Not Spend a Night in Jail for Stealing It

24 Sep 2021, 15:21 UTC · By: Tudor Serban / Even though some cars areabandoned, it doesn't mean that you can get them and turn them into your own without any consequences

 
Abandoned 1975 Ford LTD Gets Second Chance, Does Massive Burnouts to Celebrate
Abandoned 1975 Ford LTD Gets Second Chance, Does Massive Burnouts to Celebrate

22 Sep 2021, 15:43 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Introduced in 1975 as a range-topping model alongside the Brougham, the LTD Landau was more or less Ford's alternative to the Mercury Grand Marquis

 
Old Junkyard Used to be Home to a Massive Hoard of Studebakers, They Were All Crushed
Old Junkyard Used to be Home to a Massive Hoard of Studebakers, They Were All Crushed

22 Sep 2021, 12:34 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Unfortunately, these classic beauties spent a few good decades completely exposed to the elements, so most of them were beyond salvageable

 
Abandoned Forest Junkyard Is Home to Hundreds of Classic Cars, Rare Gems Included
Abandoned Forest Junkyard Is Home to Hundreds of Classic Cars, Rare Gems Included

13 Sep 2021, 14:27 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Since it hasn't been maintained for years, the field is difficult to navigate and you can easily get lost in what appears to be a maze of abandoned classics

 
Abandoned RAF Airfield Is Home to a Bunch of Rare Dassault Mystere Fighter-Bombers
Abandoned RAF Airfield Is Home to a Bunch of Rare Dassault Mystere Fighter-Bombers

30 Aug 2021, 13:36 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The former airfield looks like a junkyard now, but it's the resting place of several Dassault Mystere planes, operated by the French Air Force in the 1950s

 
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Has a Mysterious Racing Past, Hideous Square Headlamps
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Has a Mysterious Racing Past, Hideous Square Headlamps

27 Aug 2021, 20:24 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Yup, someone went through the trouble of cutting out the area around the stock, round headlamps to make room for rectangular lights. Yuck!

 
Texas Ghost Farm Hides More Than 100 Abandoned Classics, Including Rare Hudsons
Texas Ghost Farm Hides More Than 100 Abandoned Classics, Including Rare Hudsons

27 Aug 2021, 18:16 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / No fewer than 42 Hudsons are currently resting their "bones" on the farm, including a rare 1942 four-door with a special badge

 
Mega Stash of Rare Classics Lying Around for Years Awaits Fans in Pennsylvania
Mega Stash of Rare Classics Lying Around for Years Awaits Fans in Pennsylvania

2 Aug 2021, 07:12 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / There are many hard-to-find parts as well, some of them appear to be listed on the yard owner's eBay account, but it's best to go there in person for a tour

 
Abandoned Lincoln Continental Gets Second Chance, V8 Fires up After 32 Years
Abandoned Lincoln Continental Gets Second Chance, V8 Fires up After 32 Years

29 Jul 2021, 13:38 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / In a market dominated by SUVs, the Lincoln Continental might not return, but it will never be forgotten thanks to its classic iterations

 
Huge Junkyard Packed with Legendary Fords and Chevys Is Sad Yet Amazing
Huge Junkyard Packed with Legendary Fords and Chevys Is Sad Yet Amazing

16 Jul 2021, 12:43 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Sadly, most of them are beyond salvageable, but the place looks like an open-air car museum that stretches over at least 50 decades

 
Abandoned 1960 Ford Ranch Wagon Gets Saved, Takes First Drive in 40 Years
Abandoned 1960 Ford Ranch Wagon Gets Saved, Takes First Drive in 40 Years

13 Jul 2021, 13:20 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / This 1960 Ranch Wagon got lucky and is on its way to a better life. A great reason to celebrate if you're into classic station wagons like I am!

 
Abandoned 1971 Buick Riviera Gets a Second Chance, Takes First Drive in 30 Years
Abandoned 1971 Buick Riviera Gets a Second Chance, Takes First Drive in 30 Years

20 Jun 2021, 19:24 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / This Riviera has been off the road for around 30 years. And it spend these three decades out in a yard. That's always bad news for classics, but it still works

 
1966 Chevrolet Impala Rotting Away in a Junkyard Hides a Mysterious V8
1966 Chevrolet Impala Rotting Away in a Junkyard Hides a Mysterious V8

21 Apr 2021, 18:45 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / This ’66 Impala wagon looks like it’s been abandoned for a long time, yet the car is now listed for sale with a 327 under the hood

 
The Most Beautiful Car Junkyard Lies Underground, in Wales
The Most Beautiful Car Junkyard Lies Underground, in Wales

29 Oct 2018, 15:00 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The Cavern of Lost Souls was once used as a car dumping ground and it remains one of the most fascinating places to explore by daredevils

 
RC Junkyard With a Car Shredder Makes for a Good Horror Scene
RC Junkyard With a Car Shredder Makes for a Good Horror Scene

27 Jan 2015, 18:31 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / German RC enthusiast who had the chance to visit last year’s Faszinationa Modellbau fair in Friedrichshafen filmed a R/C junkyard

 
Texas Brush Fire Sparks Massive Junkyard Blaze
Texas Brush Fire Sparks Massive Junkyard Blaze

9 Aug 2014, 05:13 UTC · By: Jeffrey Ross / To automotive enthusiasts (or do-it-yourself mechanics), junkyards are exciting places that can combine the thrills of hunting and the satisfaction of auto repair into a single location. On the othe...