Junkyards are fascinating and incredibly useful—but using one well requires preparation. A tragic T-boning incident in my post-college years sent me to a junkyard searching for a replacement door for the Sky Blue 1978 Chevy Nova I’d purchased from a friend for one dollar and named Laverne. Through my love for Laverne, a deeply flawed car even before the collision, I learned that a door from a Nova or a similar car (the Buick Skylark, for example) could fit her, but the junkyard held many more lessons beyond that… read more >
True Genius Is Knowing How to Shop a Junkyard
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