When it comes to decaying old vehicles, there’s plenty of supply and demand around here. Which creates an economic situation where everyone gets what they want. Whether the hulk of metal, glass and toxic fluids ever winds up back on the road depends on a million different factors—of which time and money are probably the most important.
It’s a strange cycle. A subculture often without sound logic for their obsession. It’s expensive. It’s time consuming. It’s rarely profitable. It also happens to involve some of the most friendly people I’ve ever had the pleasure to meet.
Here’s some inspiration. Cars and trucks that rolled through the assembly line and off the dealer’s lot at some point in their lives only to be parked and forgotten about years later. Humans leave a trail of junk. Fortunately, some of that junk is worth bringing back to life.