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Old 08-16-2017, 03:26 PM
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I now want to shop at a dealership called La-dee-Dodge.
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Old 08-16-2017, 04:48 PM
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Down the block from fu-fu Ford.
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Old 08-18-2017, 12:21 AM
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It dawned on me as I left work after my 12 hr shift the term "let's get the fuck out of dodge" has a whole new meaning to me now.
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...that you can occasionally find dealerships that used to sell obscure or no longer existant brands of cars and still have a few parts leftover.
I remember reading similar stories in classic car mags back in the 1990s or so. Someone would be clearing out a storage unit, and find all sorts of NOS bits for cars no longer supported. Most of the time, the stuff would get snapped up quickly. But, with the rise of Ebay, it seems that such events rarely happen now.

It's not just auto dealers--many hobby shops, especially ones that have been around for decades--are like that too. For example, the one I once frequented (it's since closed ) opened in 1945. While they had some unique things on their shelves, the real treasure was up in the attic. We're talking early (by early, I mean 1910s and '20s) Lionel train parts, obscure model kits, and a lot of things that are very rare and expensive now. Had I been able to, I could have bought everything, and made a tidy profit on it.
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