Nothing like wandering around the junk yard for a long walk, fresh air, and some sun. Plus it is free unless you buy something.
My son's Ford Focus is missing a piece in the dash that holds the hood release. The release works but is unsightly. No Focus in the place had an intact dash, let alone what I was looking for.
While looking at this late 70's Pinto two guys were there discussing turning it into a dragster. Floating in the air were thousand of female voices exclaiming,
"Men and boys and their toys".
The bushings on my Mighty Max windshield wiper transmission are badly worn. Didn't expect to find a Mighty Max but did find a 1993 Mitsubishi Montero that has the same dimensions wiper post to wiper post as my truck. The position of the wiper motor on the firewall is the same. Need to do some research but think it might work.
I'm far too old and stove up to be climbing on wrecks but there are always others pulling parts that will do it for you for a $20 bill. Takes about fifteen minutes.
This caught my eye, a utility bed on a Ford Ranger. Measured it, and it will fit my truck. I have zero need for a utility bed on my truck. But,
"Men and Boys and their toys".
Huge cool factor. Dents removed and painted red. Bet I can talk myself into doing it.
Yes, Sisty, I need a life. The upside is it keeps me out of bars.