Is it possible for a diminutive Pontiac Firefly to support the weight of a tank-treaded Caterpillar D11 bulldozer? Not at all!
About a third of the questions I get from readers center around one issue: euthanasia in the car world, or what I like to call “automotive decrapitation”.
High on the remote Colorado plains known as South Park sits a few hundred acres of ranchland and a car collection of one man that numbered 1,000 vehicles. After years of frustrated selling, his widow has called in the crushers. Your move, hippies.
Just east of Austin, Texas, sits 1,054 old American cars from the '40s, '50s and '60s, rusting in the elements and infested with rattlesnakes. Sometime today, a deal may be struck to crush what's not pure oxidation already.
We thoroughly enjoyed Joshua Davis' thrilling tale of the salvage operation of the Cougar Ace — a subject we've covered on these pages more than once. Finally, we've now got the answer to the question of what you do with a boat-wrecked shipment of Mazdas. You take the 4,700 formerly brand-new automobiles and send 'em…