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U-Pick salvage yards

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by MarinePhoenix2207, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. Oct 15, 2011 at 7:36 AM
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    MarinePhoenix2207

    MarinePhoenix2207 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    South Jersey (yes, there's a North and South)
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    bug/debris deflector, hose clamp mod, G4 elite fold-a-cover, Westin black nerf bars, Weathertech floor mats, 285/70/17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, MO951 black Moto Metals 17x9, Pop n' Lock w b/u camera, "TRD" third brake light mod, 13" black FA-series antenna, 20% front 5% rear tint, painted badges mod, rear diff breather mod, Thule 400xt Aero roof rack, Westin Sportsman black grille guard, silver pinstripe removed, Tacoma short bed bedmat, 3" Toytec Bilstein adjustable lift kit w 5100 shocks and 2" lift AAL, Redline Tuning Quicklift Plus, Rockford Fosgate sound system w/ Kenwood h/u
    Anyone ever find anything useful in the U-Pick salvage yards?
     
  2. Oct 15, 2011 at 7:38 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    All the time!
     
  3. Oct 15, 2011 at 7:38 AM
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    MarinePhoenix2207

    MarinePhoenix2207 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    bug/debris deflector, hose clamp mod, G4 elite fold-a-cover, Westin black nerf bars, Weathertech floor mats, 285/70/17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, MO951 black Moto Metals 17x9, Pop n' Lock w b/u camera, "TRD" third brake light mod, 13" black FA-series antenna, 20% front 5% rear tint, painted badges mod, rear diff breather mod, Thule 400xt Aero roof rack, Westin Sportsman black grille guard, silver pinstripe removed, Tacoma short bed bedmat, 3" Toytec Bilstein adjustable lift kit w 5100 shocks and 2" lift AAL, Redline Tuning Quicklift Plus, Rockford Fosgate sound system w/ Kenwood h/u
  4. Oct 15, 2011 at 7:40 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    Ive been going to these places for 25 years....Not sure I can recite all the deals I have gotten.
     
  5. Oct 15, 2011 at 7:41 AM
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    Matic

    Matic Locked and Lifted "02" DC TRD.

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    OME 881 coils with OME nitrochargers shocks up front. OME aal with OME nitrochargers out back. Warn 8000 winch with 80ft custom braided synth line. Custom 60ft synth extension. All pro tube bumper, Hi-lift jack, Safari Snorkel, Wilco tiregate.
    Never have myself but my buddy can always find something with flames on it in any junkyard. Flamed gas caps, flamed brake pedals, flamed grills, flamed reciever hitches.
    He can spot a flamed item 200 yrds away, I swear.
     
  6. Oct 15, 2011 at 8:07 AM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    Oh yeah. I have been searching yards for years. Not so much now a days because the truck doesn't need anything but for older vehicles I have found, mirrors, door handles, door emblems, body panels, steering wheel, spare tire, headliner, Transmission, rear end. Its actually endless. Basically everything you would need to build a vehcile is there for the taking.
     
  7. Oct 15, 2011 at 8:14 AM
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    jsutter

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    Yes, I rebuild my Ranger from one after I hit a deer; hood, hood hinges and latch, radiator, grill, header panel, a turn signal and a headlight for <$250. You just have to check with them often or give a name/number to have them call you when the vehicle you want comes in as many vehicles get picked clean pretty quickly.
     
  8. Oct 15, 2011 at 8:15 AM
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    TacoRun

    TacoRun Subd for later..

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    I can't go into those places! I would go a lot with my dad as a child and would freak out when I would see blood on the seats. I remember asking my dad if someone died in there and he said...probably.
     
  9. Oct 15, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    Trapper6speed

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    Man where I'm located in Texas I'm kinda far from any of the pick a part places. But I'm in the middle of a project now. Great excuse to go.
     
  10. Oct 15, 2011 at 12:01 PM
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    Warhorseforever

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    All teh time. You get great deals but the parts may need a little cleaning up.
     
  11. Oct 15, 2011 at 3:08 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides. Thor

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    I rebuilt an entire dashboard in one of my high school cars with one. I've gotten several rims and tires for stuff that needed just one or whatever. Got some parts for a '67 tbird sent to me from one for a buddy.
    They are gold if you don't need the part RIGHT NOW cause you may have to look for it/one in good shape for a while. But great deal!!
     
  12. Oct 15, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    we have a few of these in our area. very hard to find parts for tacomas. If you do stumble onto one it's probablly so stripped you're lucky to salvage a screw off of it. searched for parts for 85 & 87 4-rnr's at these. lucky because from dash up was same as truck. 4-rnr's were really stripped, now the 84-89 4-rnr's are almost intact. probablly because there's a lot less of them being maintained.
     
  13. Oct 15, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    KalamaKid

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    same shit as everyone else
    If your looking for parts for your Tacoma then your screwed...


    If you want to fix your Honda accord then they have everything you could ever need. Stupid stuff for like .25 cents. I just picked up a knob for my honda's fan control for .50 when the dealership wanted $13!
     
  14. Oct 16, 2011 at 12:01 AM
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    inesshell

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    ^^^all those tacomas are going straight to the auction yards. u pull it only works for cars earlier than 2000's.
     
  15. Oct 16, 2011 at 1:40 AM
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    2008taco

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    I've gotten stuff for my other vehicles. I need to find one with a 09-11 taco so I can get the middle dash panel with the slots...
     
  16. Dec 17, 2011 at 1:39 PM
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    The Driver

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    Lakewood (Green Mountain), CO. I'm from Tampa. I
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    Aftermarket tranny cooler, 5100 Series Bilsteins, Class 3 Hitch.

    Not in FL, LA or OK... All the way to 2005-06 in OK, about the same in FL.
     
  17. Dec 17, 2011 at 1:41 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    I found a sweet shift knob out of a cellica once. around here the junk yards are full of domestic vehicles, the foreign section is tiny and pretty much full of nissans, Mitsubishis, etc. hardly any toyotas because they're all still on the road.
     
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