Ooooh, moving to Prescott, eh? That's my neck of the woods. yay!
I'll have to go check it out. Thanks for the heads up!
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 9:30 PM, CosmicMag1380 <email@example.com> wrote:
> I was in Maggie Valley, NC last week and saw a bunch of old Jaguar sedans in
> front of a place on hwy 19 called Steve's Antique Auto & Motorcycle parts. I
> had to stop and check it out. The owner actually showed me around and I was
> impressed! Talk about an old school junkyard! He seemed to be more of a
> collector than a junkyard guy... He has over 3,000 motorcycles and hundreds
> of cars, many English. He does own 6 Bugeyes by his count and several square
> body Spridgets. I saw XKEs in various stages of disrepair, MGBs, MGAs, a
> TD, a Datsun Fairlady roadster, a Porsche 356, Fiat 850 spiders, Fiat 600s
> (?), and a bunch of collectable American Iron. One shed had 21 Jag engines
> in the corner! This fellow has 10 buildings full of this stuff and I only
> saw the insides of 2 of them!!! I had asked him about Datsun 210 trannies
> and he showed me a pile of trannies but nothing looked quite right to me at
> the moment. I will admit that I am not an expert in identifying the correct
> ones for our cars. His start price was $225 and he claims that none have
> more than 20K something miles. I'm pretty sure that I saw a B210 tranny in
> the spot for the Datsun stuff.
> Walking around his place was the highlight of my day! From there we went to
> the "Wheels of Time Motorcycle Museum". It is dedicated to the American
> Motorcycles and is privately owned. For those of you who may want to visit
> it, do so soon. They are moving to Prescott, AZ in November. This place is
> well-known by the biker world because they actually start the bikes for you
> instead of them just being display pieces. I got to hear a couple of Indians
> and a Henderson being fired up! They pride themselves on the fact that their
> bikes actually run and drive!
> NFI, just had fun looking,
> 1960 Bugeye
> 1973 Midget - donor card signed in front of a notary!
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