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I am posting this here as these are probably the engines most frequently found in the cars I am talking about.

There's this place about 2.5 hours east of Toronto called Minakers. It's a wrecking yard that has been accumulating vehicles since the 30s. They have decided to close, and are sending all 3,700 vehicles to the crusher. ALL OF THEM! There are a quite a few 60s and 70s Cadillacs (some older). Some of them are relatively complete and virtually all of them still have engines.

I wanted to let everyone know so that they could attempt to rescue as much as possible.

http://groups.msn.com/MinakersAutoParts/_homepage.msnw?pgmarket=en-ca

Help prevent these cars from going to waste.

(Sidebar...can anyone offer some advice on getting windowglass out of old cars? I've never tried that before, and could use some help.)
 

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Ah, if they were closer, and I had the moving capabilities, and I was living at my own place, I would save some of them. LOL

Why are the closing?
 

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Getting glass out is easy enough, you'll get the hang of it quickly. Take a piece of piano wire (after you remove the molding around the glass) and push it through the caulk. Grab both ends of the wire, maybe wrap it around 2 screwdrivers or 2 vice grips. Saw back and forth. Good luck!
 

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Thanks for the tip. I will have to set aside a couple of days before the weather gets too brutal.

They are only closing the yard, they are still a repair shop and do have lots of parts. I suspect that property taxes have to do with closing the yard.

I really hope someone comes to rescue these cars and engines!

Regards,

Nicholas
 
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