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codybirchem

$125 trip to the junk yard today...

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So Des backed into my grandpa's truck.. well, kinda... with the side of her car. Snapped her mirror off. Well, I kinda began to get into a bit of a panic because I know dual post mirrors wouldn't be the easiest thing to find in a scrap yard. So, we go to a company called "U-Pull-R-Parts" and start walking around. Find a 2000 Grand Prix GT, suffered an engine fire. Walked in for the mirror.... walked out with:

Passenger Side Dual Post Mirror

Digital Driver's Information Center

GT dual exhaust

GT rear bumper with lower "PONTIAC" valance

Bose 6 speaker system

Ceiling Center Console with functioning lights and 12v Power Supply

FULL LEATHER INTERIOR (MINT CONDITION)

Well, I spent $125 on all of this stuff. I'd have to say I made an AMAZING purchase. Here are my images for the day:

My Donor Car:

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Rear Seats, D.I.C., Ceiling Center Console and Speakers:

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Full Seat Set Up, Misc. Accessories on the seats, Dual Exhaust:

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All the above listed, plus the rear bumper:

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Junkyards do have treasures waiting to be found. Nice collection for the price!

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U pick U pull junkyards are teh best. Amazing deal you got there, but I'm surprised you didn't nab the 16"s as well.

Gah, I need to hit up some boneyards for some parts.

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Wow great deal!

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Well, I planned on grabbing them, but wasn't planning on grabbing rims and they take the tire irons out of all the cars before they put them on the yard. 31 bucks a rim for them, but the tires are no good and there were only two rims. Thinking about going on Monday and getting them, I regret not doing It already.

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wow. lots of stuff. why does that always happen to us? we go in for one thing or jus to look and we come out with the whole store. ;)

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^^ lol

Nice grab though! I need to do that for my Ranger...

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^^ lol

Nice grab though! I need to do that for my Ranger...

yeah, if this doesn't prove I love my pontiacs, I don't know what will. We were in the yard for 4+ hours in a -5 wind chill, with clothes meant for about 20 degrees. I was excited the whole time, never once complained about how numb my toes or face got haha!

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yeah, if this doesn't prove I love my pontiacs, I don't know what will. We were in the yard for 4+ hours in a -5 wind chill, with clothes meant for about 20 degrees. I was excited the whole time, never once complained about how numb my toes or face got haha!

:lol2: Classic Minnesotans, I would have probably done the same thing

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wow!!! great dealio u got urself there. i dont really need anything right now but the pick n pull's round here suck so idk wat id do. but nice finds for a great price!

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the bumper changed color today..

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and the leather seats look good. Going to have to start a progression thread for this thing too haha

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awesome parts for $$$$$ more :lol2:

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Ew wash the GP!! lol. I can see a slight glimpse of it and its dirty!! :lol2:

Very nice though on bumper and the leather looks good

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I'd say the body work was a win. More leather shots soon, going to clean up the inside of the car, get the leather all armor all-ed up haha

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Lookin good!!! :agreed:

Man why cant junk yards here in Cali be as cheap??? For 125 here, all you would have nabbed is the mirror... NO JOKE!!!

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Well normal junk yards are like that around here but this one, you go into the yard, YOU freeze your nuts off, and you have to pay $2 to get in whether you buy something or not haha. So you basically save all your money on the laboring part of it :D

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I just wish we had A junk yard less than an hour away :D

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OH GAWD they're everywhere around here. Some 15 minutes away, this one was about 25 minutes away.going again Friday if I can afford to, but my job outlook just took a turn for the worst, hours are cut so I'll only make 135 a week, so gotta play catch up for now haha. Driver info center installed, pictures soon as I'm home!!

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Looks good, can't wait until Spring when I can completely clean up the inside, it's gonna look so good! Once we paint it fully in June/July this thing will be like a show car!

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are you kidding 125$?!?! i need to go there. im planning on swapping the interior in my 64 for newer leather interior out of a newer pontiac

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Yeah, 125 for everything. going back for the front bumper soon, hopefully can find a nice grand Prix with the leather door panels, because the panels in this one were broken haha.

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any G6s? Cobalt SSs? Saab 9-3s?

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If you find any G6 headlights let me know, I need to send one to our vendor to get eyelids made ;)

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I've got a list of crap to get for everybody haha:

G6 headlights

Rear Window for Honda Prelude

Hood for Silhouette

Mirror for Silhouette

.... others? haha

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I've got a list of crap to get for everybody haha:

G6 headlights

Rear Window for Honda Prelude

Hood for Silhouette

Mirror for Silhouette

.... others? haha

uhHEM...\/ \/ \/ ;)

any G6s? Cobalt SSs? Saab 9-3s?

bigger brakes from 9-3, even bigger brakes from the SS. any 9-3s that were modified and possible coilovers. turbos (NOT that im getting one. cuz im not. :P). and GXP/body kits on the G6s. jus do a quick look for me please. and i see that RINGO did not say please. :P

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