[Noisebridge-discuss] Tearing apart a bus...

Sparr sparr0 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 21:15:07 UTC 2016


On Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 2:01 PM, Trent Robbins <robbintt at gmail.com> wrote:

> The USA has a pretty big market for 'refurbishable cores'.  If you can
> identify which components can go to a refurbisher, you should be able to
> get good money there.  My guess would be radiator, engine, engine headers,
> air conditioner, any complex intake and exhaust components, alternator, and
> maybe the electronics controllers.
>

Thanks for the tip. I'll try to find some such companies and see if they
might be able to give me a list of parts they would want from it.


> I imagine it's already gutted though?
>

Not at all. It's currently in good to great condition throughout, except
for the engine.


> I don't know much more about salvage than that unfortunately.
>
> Scrap yards are essentially the worst case scenario, as they have a
> constant flow of totalled cards from insurance and don't need anyone else's
> business, so they do take-it-or-leave-it.
>

Yeah, that's how it seemed to me as well. Scrap yard is my last resort.
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