A few months ago, I picked up a damaged Mazda 6 for AU$325 from a salvage auction. Sight unseen. Front was fairly cactus, but nothing the photos scared me off with. Wasn’t till it arrived on the truck, that I noticed radiator, fans & ac were all munted. The tow truck driver told me it’s a shame I didn’t get the other one that was there with a good front end. I looked on the auction site and found a stat write-off 6 (can’t be put back on the road). So, the next day, when the auction came up, I won that one for $300. It was pretty bad (rear corner and chassis bent under drivers seat). I got the parts I needed and organised a scrap metal company to come pick it up and they gave me $200 for it. I could have dismantled it as had low km engine, manual trans with receipts for very recent clutch replacement and not too bad interior. But I didn’t have room as my garage is full of crap, and I had 5 cars on my front yard! It’s been slow going, as I do rotational shift work, and weather here has just got too hot to do much. Thought I’d put up a few pics of red one (the fixer-upper), and the black parts car. It’s mostly together. Just have to line the bonnet (hood) up, tighten a few things and get it passed over the pits (roadworthiness inspection to register it). Not in any rush to paint. Just want to get it back on the road first!