I think I’ve died and gone to Jeep heaven, because my trusty $600 Jeep Cherokee and I just stumbled upon the most incredible Jeep junkyard I’ve ever seen. I want to live in it.

On our return to Michigan from Moab, Project Swiss Cheese and I took a break in Colorado Springs to help fix a friend’s AMC inline-six. On our way back from a machine shop, my trusty steed and I came upon an absolute goldmine for Jeep enthusiasts: an indoor junkyard filled with the most random Jeep parts I’ve ever seen.

As I walked into FN Jeep in Colorado Springs, I was greeted with a wall of old Willys grilles. But I had no idea what I was about to walk into. After a few more steps past the entrance, my mind melted.

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This was a huge warehouse filled with almost every Jeep part you could ever even think of.

I walked through the warehouse, wide-eyed, with a steady drip of drool escaping my mouth. A salesperson came up and asked “Hello, how can I help you?” I just stood there, mouth agape, trying to process where I was. Had my $600 Jeep actually sent me off a cliff? Is this heaven? Do I have to pay rent to live here? Is there rent in heaven?

After getting myself together and buying a fender and shifter lever for my Jeep collection, I walked through the vast aisles of this Jeeptopia, amazed at the sheer volume of strange Jeep components on the shelves.

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You need fuel rails? They’ve got dozens of them in a big pink bin. You want throttle and transmission kick-down cables? They’ve got scores of them hanging on the back wall. You want hood prop-rods? They’ve got hundreds of them in a bucket. You need shifters for your Jeep J10's T177 transmission? They’ve got boxes full of the things.

That’s the thing that makes this junkyard special— it’s not a typical “You Pull It” kind of yard—all the parts are already removed. And it’s also not your typical warehouse filled with new-old-stock parts. This place basically takes wrecked Jeeps, pulls the parts off, and keeps everything. And I do mean everything. Some of the stuff for sale I would never even think to buy used.

Here are some pictures of the random Jeep-y goodness. Prepare your minds:

Buckets Of Engine And Transmission Dipsticks

Randomness Level: 10/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: I guess. Why not?

Fuel And Transmission Hard-Lines

Randomness Level: 9/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: I mean, I guess. Never really thought about it.

Used Water Pumps

Randomness Level: 4/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: It’s a very bad idea.

Crates and Crates Of Air Boxes

Randomness Level: 7/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Do it.

Two Giant Bins Filled With Starters and Alternators

Randomness Level: 3/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure, but have it tested at an auto parts store.

Cylinder Heads Out The Wazoo

Randomness Level: 2/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure, but have it cleaned, checked for cracks and valve seating.

So Many Axle Shafts

Randomness Level: 5/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure, but get new u-joints.

Axles and Leaf Springs

Randomness Level: 1/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Axles—yes. Leaf springs—questionable, but I’d do it.

Steering Intermedia Shafts

Randomness Level: 6/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure, just check the u-joint.

A Bucket Of Hood Prop Rods

Randomness Level: 10/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: I guess so. Why not?

A Shelf Of Carburetors Next To A Barrel Of Track Bars

Randomness Level: carbs—1/10, track bars—6/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: carbs— sure, just rebuild it. Track bar—probably not. Used bushings and ball joints can be dangerous. I’d do it, but I’m cheap.

Two Bins Filled With Shifters

Randomness Level: 9/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Yes. I bought one for my Jeep J10.

Steering Wheels

Randomness Level: 9/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Just make sure the airbag works. But sure.

Gas Tanks

Randomness Level: 6/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: I probably would.

XJ Rear Tailgates

Randomness Level: 1/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Definitely.

Jeep Wrangler Grille Support Rods

Randomness Level: 10/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Yes.

Tons And Tons Of Differential Rings And Pinions

Randomness Level: 4/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure, just check the gear ratio and gear-tooth wear.

Seat Belts and Differential Carriers

Randomness Level: Differential Carriers—4/10, seatbelts—6/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Carrier—Sure, just check the gear and bearing wear. Seatbelts—I guess so, why not.

Trash Cans Full Of Drag Links and Tie Rods

Randomness Level: 7/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: You probably shouldn’t. Ball joints wear out, and these parts aren’t too expensive new. I’d do it, but I’m cheap.

Lots Of Gas Tank Straps

Randomness Level: 9/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure, but they’re not too expensive new, either.

Rotors And Knuckles

Randomness Level: 6/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: I wouldn’t. Rotors are cheap, but if you have used ones machined, it’s probably fine. Knuckles you can buy used, no problem.

Oil Pans And Distributors

Randomness Level: 5/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Oil pan—yes. Distributor—check gear and bearing, replace cap, rotor and maybe magnetic pickup, and you’re good.

Flywheels, Pressure Plates and Flex Plates

Randomness Level: 8/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Perhaps, just make sure you have it balanced with your crank.

Vacuum/Evap Canisters

Randomness Level: 10/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure, as long as it’s not cracked.

Engine Computers

Randomness Level: 4/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Yes. These aren’t cheap new.

Shelves of Intake Manifolds

Randomness Level: 6/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Yes.

A Pink Bucket Full Of Fuel Rails

Randomness Level: 8/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure.

A Shelf Of AC Compressors

Randomness Level: 7/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Check the clutch and bearing, but I probably would.

Boxes and Pistons and Connecting Rods

Randomness Level: 9/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: As long as you get new rings, and have them balanced with your crankshaft, sure.

Tons of Fender Flares

Randomness Level: 7/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure.

Lots Of Glass

Randomness Level: 6/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: No reason not to.

Shelves Of Transfer Cases

Randomness Level: 2/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Absolutely. Don’t bother buying a new one. Worst case: rebuild an old one.

Many Power Steering Pumps

Randomness Level: 7/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure.

A Crate of Steering Gearboxes

Randomness Level: 7/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: You could. I don’t think they’re .

Manual Transmissions

Randomness Level: 7/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure, but I’d rebuild it.

Automatic Transmissions

Randomness Level: 2/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: I probably would.

Jeep CJ Dashboards

Randomness Level: 8/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Yes.

Old Copper/Brass Radiators

Randomness Level: 7/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: If you want to keep your car original, sure. Just have it checked by a shop for leaks.

Coolant And Windshield Washer Bottles

Randomness Level: 10/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Yes.Jeep Frames

Jeep Frames

Randomness Level: 10/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: If you need a frame, you kinda have to buy one used.

Jeep CJ and Wrangler Tubs

Randomness Level: 7/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Yes. OEM tubs are better than aftermarket ones.

Differential and Transfer Case Yokes

Randomness Level: 8/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Yes.

Crankshafts and Camshafts

Randomness Level: 8/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Yes, but take it to a machine shop to have it checked out and balanced.

Jeep CJ Hoods

Randomness Level: 7/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Of course!

Box Of Window Regulators

Randomness Level: 9/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Do it.

Box of Thermostat Housings

Randomness Level: 8/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Why not? It’s just a chunk of metal.

Exhaust Manifolds, Harmonic Balancers, Pulleys

Randomness Level: Manifolds and Pulleys—4/10, harmonic balancers—8/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Pulleys and manifolds—sure. Harmonic Balancers—I wouldn’t risk it. The rubber between the two rings goes bad over time.

Wheel Hubs

Randomness Level: 10/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: No, you absolutely should not. I would, because I’m very cheap, but you shouldn’t. Do as I say, not as I do.

Bell Housings

Randomness Level: 8/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Yes. It’s just a hunk of aluminum.

AC Hard LInes

Randomness Level: 9/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: I’ve never thought about it, but I guess so?

Jeep Grilles

Randomness Level: 1/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: You don’t really have a choice.

HVAC Blower Motors

Randomness Level: 9/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: Sure, though they’re not too expensive new.

Heater Cores And Condensers

Randomness Level: 7/10. Should You Buy A Used One?: I’d take it to a shop to have it inspected before installing it, but sure..

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