So a friend and I have decided we want to make some AutoArt to sell. Engine block tables, Cam Lamps, Etc. Well he needed to get a part for his car from a junkyard and wanted my help extracting it, so it was a perfect opportunity to start picking. I had a timer set on my phone when an hour was up. This place is a candyland to people like me.

Yes I’m removing an intake manifold while he is searching for spare change in the car. He actually found $4.00 in quarters. Bonus points for recognizing the car.

Now for the finds. Please pardon the mess that is my garage, the house is under construction so stuff is everywhere.

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All this for the price of the intake manifold he needed. I will be going back to this junkyard again with a prybar as I found a 70s Buick Sklyark with what looks to be BBC under the hood that is jammed shut.

But we weren’t done for the day one CL find later a 2.8L Chevy V6 was found for the cost of a case of beer. Say hello future table.

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And if you remember a few weeks ago the blurred out car from the BBQ, well she finally announced she had it so here is the unedited version.

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And then it was Fathers day. Spent the day with my lilun and ended up changing a tire on the CX9 in the rain, to a flat spare. At least I lived close to where the car was. Plugged the tire and everything is happy.

I’ll be sure to post pictures as I tear down the engine for the table. As well as the other items that end up being created.