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Old 12-16-2006, 07:17 PM   #1
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Well, it seems LKQ is buying up many of the bone yards on the east coast. Recently they bought LIVINGSTONS, a local yard I have been going to for almost 20 years. Today I went to check it out. I was very impressed. This is probably one of the nicest yards I have ever been to. All the cars were 2 feet in the air, the whole lot was thick rock gravel, neatly organised by the various manufactures. It'* a you pull, and as soon as you walk into the yard there is a fleet of wheelbarrows for you to use. They have a set price list for every part, no matter what type of car. I found 1 92-99 Bonneville. So I snagged a few items:
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I just wish the driver'* seat was in better condition.
A point of interest: They remove and crush 32 cars once every day (Mon- Fri), and replace them with 32 more cars. So their invintry is never the same.
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That'* old hat over here...they have been in Orlando for a while, they just took over the Pull-N-Save in Daytona, and THAT lot had everything modeled like LKQ does.

On some things, the pricing is great...same price for an LT1 as it is for a 1.6 VW motor. And that is how I got the donor motor for the Jinx...130ish I think for a 90K '93 3800. I was happy!
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I've been frequenting the yards here for years, and none of them can compete with the prices this place has. Some of the other yards are gonna lose alot of business.
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It'* about time we got a decent u-pull in the area

Expect Pat to be making a few more trips down to this area
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LKQ is great. They are by far my favorite place to work with. The closest one is 70 miles away, but I can always count on them.
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Wish we had some places like that around here. Your pic reminds me, I need to get a new headlight switch
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Wish we had some places like that around here. Your pic reminds me, I need to get a new headlight switch
I'm going back in a week or so. (Quest for a driver'* seat)If there are any Bonnevilles out there at that time I'll grab you a switch.
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