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Old 02-03-2009, 03:01 PM   #41
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Re: List of Bus Yards & Graveyards

I know this guy has about 10 busses and a few RV's

Johnson Auto Salvage -
1029 County Line Rd, Griffin, Ga - (770) 227-4244
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Old 03-26-2009, 11:53 AM   #42
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Re: List of Bus Yards & Graveyards

did yall find what ya wanted in GA?
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Old 04-13-2009, 10:25 PM   #43
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Re: List of Bus Yards & Graveyards

if anyone is intrested i have some great windows, black tank. water tank, sink, water lines, hot water heater out of old RVs at my house in Ga. ill make you a good deal.
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Old 08-19-2009, 10:59 PM   #44
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Re: Bus parts

Originally Posted by mike
Just have visted Wades garage in Alto G.A. well he had a little of every thing, he was able to supply me with all the parts I needed for my 1988 wayne and 1988 thomas buses and he did let me browse around the yard which a good size, fords ,dodges, chevys ,internationals, short and long also some city transit , also has complete buses running for sale.
I think thats where we bought our shorty . We were near Cleveland Ga. riding down the road and i saw it . I yelled turn around theres my bus . My hubby never liked them so this time I insisted [ threatened his les Paul guitar ]. Now he loves our bus .

It was a huge place so it was probably the same place you got parts . We paid them $2500 for it, drove it home 400 miles right off lot .
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Old 08-29-2009, 11:07 PM   #45
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Re: List of Bus Yards & Graveyards

Anyone know any good bus yards to snag replacement parts in Florida?
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Old 09-05-2009, 12:11 PM   #46
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Re: List of Bus Yards & Graveyards

Originally Posted by Skoolie Steve
looking for a radiator in or near the tampa bay area... 91 thomas 8.3 .... used..
It might be cheaper to get your existing radiator serviced by a radiator shop than to buy a used one that may end up failing faster than the original one. If you do the labor of removal and installation, that'll save you some money as well. Jake Von Slatt documented his experience with that here.

good luck,
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Old 09-27-2009, 04:47 PM   #47
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Re: List of Bus Yards & Graveyards

Found about 40-50 or so busses in Paducah, KY today. some looked whole, some were destroyed, parts everywhere! for those in need, its at the end of Lane Rd, off of Husband Rd.
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Old 10-09-2009, 11:08 PM   #48
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Re: List of Bus Yards & Graveyards

Anyone know of yards in Upstate NY??
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Old 03-04-2010, 06:53 AM   #49
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Re: List of Bus Yards & Graveyards

Here is a list I copied from somewhere else.

Surplus Parts only - No Salvage or Used Parts

Bontragers' Surplus Parts
Bontrager's Factory Surplus
18719 E US Highway 12
White Pigeon, MI 49099
(269)483-7017, FAX, (269) 483-7786.
web: Bontrager's
Refrigerators, ranges, hot water heaters, furnaces. Six salesmen.

Salvage Yards - Typically Have Used Parts Available

Huckaby's Recreational Vehicle Salvage
1293 NW 50 Highway
Holden Mo., 64040

All Auto Truck Recycle
Rancho Cordova, CA
(800) 477-3086
vehicle parts incl MH.

Arizona RV Salvage, 2737 W. Lincoln, Phoenix, AZ 85009 (602) 272-0301, FAX (602) 484-0918. New and used plumbing, cooling, lighting, appliances, A/C, lights, windows, doors, holding tanks, hubs, rotors, axles, running gears, rear ends, will ship nationwide.

Colaw RV Parts & Salvage
10389 Cimarron Rd.
Carthage, MO 64836
Actively dismantling hundreds of damaged RVs for the purpose of reselling used RV parts.

Elkhart Surplus Salvage
28301 US Highway 33 (West Franklin)
Elkhart, IN 46516

Factory RV Surplus
1537 W. Bristol
Elkhart, IN

Graber Industries
Constantine, MI

1283 Mt. Baker Hwy.
Bellingham, WA 98226
(800) 444-4344, (360) 733-5036
Large number of rebuildable RVs, auto recycling center, appliances, all types of parts for all types of RVs.

Icke's RV Surplus, Montpilier, IN, (317) 728-5668
Raymond Ickes Supplies
701 W Huntington St
Montpelier, IN 47359
New/Surplus RV parts, 29 years in business, 4 warehouses. UPS nationwide delivery.

L&M Salvage
Mishawaka, Indiana

Midwest Salvage, Shipshewana, IN (219) 825-9822
Midwest Salvage Inc
1700 N State Road 5
Shipshewana, IN 46565

National Recovery Service
PO Box 310
3241 Leonard Dr
Liberty, NC 27298
(800) 903-7285, (336)622-7285
Rebuilds damaged RVs. Engines, nose/tail cones, differentials, transmissions and other new and old hard-to-find parts.

R&R Sales And Service
107 W Main
Walnut Ridge, AR 72746
toll free 1-866-625-5442
Repairs RV refrigerator cooling units and sells RV appliance parts. Has some obsolete parts for some of the older units.

RV Doctor George
1142 Dixieanne Avenue
Sacramento CA 95815
Office (916) 927-7837
Fax (916) 927-3866

RV Surplus & Salvage Inc.
1400 W. Bristol Street
Elkhart, IN 46514

Shaw & Co
6374 State Rd. 303
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 877-8949
Mainly trailers and large appliances.

Singleton RV Salvage and Sales
383 Nelson Rd.
Rochester, WA (360) 273-9566
"We are here just for you...Check with us before buying new!" Sinks, fridges, stoves, lights, awnings, roof air, propane tanks, axles, body parts, doors, windows, jacks, and much more. Open four days a week: Thur., Fri., Sat. and Sun.

State Line Salvage
51027 State Road 13
Middlebury, IN 46540

Tomís Borderline Bargains
67351 US South 131
Constantine, Michigan 49042
(616) 435-5533
Refrigerators, ranges, hot water heaters, furnaces, paneling, replacement windows, Amish oak, carpet, trim, a little bit of everything for your home, mobile home, and RV.

Truck and RV Supply (guarantee on parts?)
Elkhart, IN

Vanderhaag's, Inc.
3809 4th Ave. W.
Spencer, IA 51301
(800) 831-5164, (712) 262-7000
Oshkosh and Winnebago surplus parts, plus new and rebuilt engines, transmissions, rearends, wheels, manifolds and rotors. Installation available on all parts. Free mailer available.

Walt's RV Surplus
16616 Valley Blvd.
Fontana, CA 92335
(909) 823-0563, FAX (909) 823-8515
New/Surplus RV parts. Specializing in Fleetwood, as well as National and Cobra RVs. , CA (909) 823-0563

2525 Chicago Dr.
Grand Rapids, MI 49519 - Specializing in Driveline for Motorhomes, , Gas / Diesel Engines, Automatic Transmissions, (including Authorized Allison Rebuilder) Rear Axles, Tires & Rims, A/C Units, Generators, & Repairable RVs.
Visit us at or contact Dave Laninga at or call (616) 241-2110.

The RVWeb seems to have a pretty good list of salvage and surplus sites.

Winnebago Surplus & General Store
P.O. Box 152
Forest City, IA 50436-0152
(515) 582-6935, FAX (515) 582-6958
Store Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-5 & Sat. 8-12. has an obsolete parts resource <CLICK HERE>.

Bill's RV - Elkhart, IN (219)522-1569 - Salvage yard.

1500 Shelton
Hollister, CA 95023
(800) 262-6541
Collision-repair parts for all types RV exteriors.

20651 84th Ave S.
Kent, WA 98032
(206) 393-4065
Surplus aluminum sheeting, honeycomb insulation and mylar. Large quantity orders call, Jon Thurman at (206) 393-4049.

Canvas Replacements (tm) by
Camper & Recreation, Inc.
W2299 State Hwy 98
Loyal, WI 54446
(800)232-2079 or (715)255-8142
fax (715)255-9332

4409 E. Mission Blvd.
Pomona, CA 91766
(909) 590-1702
Wheels, tires, accessories. Buy/Sell/Trade. New & Used.

4135 N. Dixie Hwy.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33334
(305) 565-9210
27 yrs. in business. New and hard-to-find trailer and RV parts.

304 1/2 N. Main
Middlebury, IN 46540
(800) 289-0919, (219) 825-5858.
Reconditioned/Scratch and dent appliances. RV appliance parts.

108 E. Sherman
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 669-9966
Custom manufacturing of electrical wiring harnesses, electrical assemblies, switch panels, clock panels and misc. electrical devices for vans and RVs.

5811 S. E. JohnsonCreek Boulevard
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 771-2526, (800) 349-3778
Parts and repairs for the LeSharo and Phasar motorhomes. Toll-free parts and help line. Available stock for almost anything that is drivetrain related -- including transmissions, engines and most all-related components.

19100 Fairchilds Road
Constantine, MI 49042
(616) 279-5288
Obsolete and new RV parts and supplies as well as building materials, carpeting and plumbing.

704 Main Ave. N.
Harmony, MN 55939
(507) 886-6666
Components available for any Harmony Ent. roof-lift system. Heco camper canvases are available for Palomino, Puma, Trade Winds, Winnebago and many more.

Orlando, FL (407) 351-3096
Tampa, FL (813) 622-8777
N. Ft. Myers, FL (941) 731-2266
Forest Park, GA (404) 362-9559
Greer, SC (864) 877-8218
Orlando, FL (407) 363-9211
Roseville, CA (916) 782-3178
Bakersfield, CA (805) 831-5451
Las Cruces, NM (505) 523-0715
Specializing in Airstream and Holiday Rambler parts of vintage.

I-43 South
PO Box 1171
South Sheboygan, WI 53801
(414) 564-2381
Parts and accessories for all types of campers.

1162 Greenfield Dr.
El Cajon, Ca 92021
(619) 441-0066
New, used and reconditioned RV appliances.

3375 E. Bayshore Rd.
Redwood City, CA 94063
(415) 365-1574
Hard-to-find new and used RV parts.

391 Elizabeth Lane
Corona, CA 91720
(800) 877-7311
Parts for older Airstream trailers.

2225 W. Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
(602) 834-1234
5151 W. Bell Rd.
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 938-4990, (800) 962-5547
Parts and service available for older and current RVs. Specializing in hard-to-find parts, also RV handicap equipment, accessories and modifications. Mail-order catalog and knowledgeable order-desk personnel available for questions.

2444 N. Fifth St.
Hartsville, SC 29550
(803) 332-0191
Unique inventory of new and obsolete heating, airconditioning and appliance parts; Duo therm, Coleman etc. Wholesale only - Please have your dealer contact them for you.

8301 Bolsa Ave.
Midway City, CA 92655
(714) 897-1926
Parts available include FMC custom accessories, innovations and manuals.

PO Box 85
Hanlontown, IA 50444-0085
(800) 933-7742,(515) 896-2222, FAX (515) 896-2223
Winnebago/Itaska dealer and mail-order parts help. Specialize in LeSharo-Phasar.

QUALITY COACH (Div. Rec Ve Inc.)
Stump Road & Commerce Dr., Montgomeryville, PA 18936
(215) 643-2211
Appliances, interiors, brakes and hitches as well as other parts available for Cortez, Dodge RV chassis, FMC, Revcon and others.

RVS CORP. - Recreational Vehicle Services
RR #2M140
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
(800) 821-2266, (40 779-3173
Parts available for 1973-76 FMC 2900R; all molds, tooling, dies, fixtures, large parts invetory. Original parts and services and owners manuals.

RV SPECIALISTS INC. - 11865 SW Hwy 54, (8 1/2 Miles East of Wichita, KS on Hwy 54, South side), Augusta, KS
67010; (316) 775-3098. RV repair service that does a lot of "skin" jobs and has a good source of material.

51027-2 St. Rd. 13
Middlebury, IN 46540
(219) 825-7540
Van seats, tires, VCRs, TVs, drink trays, consoles and misc. van/RV accessories.
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Re: List of Bus Yards & Graveyards

FWIW, some of those may no longer be in operation, I deleted one already.
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