View Full Version : lark in the woods

04-16-2012, 06:34 AM
looks like it has been here a while.

Blue 15G
04-16-2012, 06:38 AM
And let me guess: The owner said: "No it's not for sale. I'm going to fix it up someday."

Dave Bonn
'54 Champion Starliner

04-16-2012, 06:59 AM
it is in a junk yard and for sale but I don't know if you could get it out.

Dads Baby
04-16-2012, 07:45 AM
I bet... "It ran when parked!" :cool:

04-16-2012, 11:21 AM
You can get it out with a chain saw and a hatchet....then it'll buff right up.

04-16-2012, 02:19 PM
"surprisingly rust free!"

04-16-2012, 02:56 PM
I could see rust from these pictures......can you even imagine what is is like underneath??
Best this one right where she sits!
Good Roads

Lark Novice
04-16-2012, 03:45 PM
Wow that has a detachable hood for easy engine access!

04-16-2012, 05:07 PM
I was out Lark hunting a while back, and I found an ad online for a car in similar condition, though not as thoroughly covered in growth. I had to laugh because the ad said that the "floor panels haven't started rusting through". (That was the only reason I drove to see that particular car.)

When I got there, I managed to clear enough brush to get the drivers side door open, and you could see almost as much light through the floor as you could through the windows. Initially I thought that maybe he just hadn't looked at the car in 20 years and the floors were solid back then. But than I realized that maybe he said that the floors hadn't started rusting through because they'd already finished rusting through. I drove home thinking that this guy should be in marketing.

04-16-2012, 05:11 PM
On a more serious note, it looks like a v8 motor in there. If anything, maybe there's someone out there who could hack that out and put it to use. The front glass looks okay too. You could probably pull a few useful parts from it.