Dodge & Plymouth Enthusiast Reveals Massive Mopar Warchest

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Crazy Mopar Hoard

Instagrammer is a one-stop shop for endless parts from some of the most legendary Mopar muscle cars ever produced.

Hot Rod recently ran a piece penned by Ryan Brutt, who goes by The Auto Archeologist online, where he visited an insane collection of Mopar vehicles and parts. We aren’t sure whether to call it a collection or a graveyard or a hoard, as the guy is clearly beyond the point of having a collection of parts. He has some cars which appear to be complete, he has cars in pieces stacked on top of each other and he has cars that are literally suspended from the ceiling.

In addition to those cars, the unnamed Mopar collector has a seemingly-endless spread of parts, from body panels to engine blocks that line the shelves, the floor and the rafters.

Mopar Tail Panels in the Rafters

Take a Look Around

Brutt doesn’t offer much insight into the sprawling collection of cars and parts, but really, there isn’t much to be said. Everything is so jam-packed into the building that it is hard to make sense of what is what.

Mopar Muscle Cars Piled Up

There is a Plymouth Duster 340 sitting outside while another A-body that appears to have been raced with 340 power is buried inside. We also get a look at a Dodge van from the 1970s, a 1967 Coronet R/T, an Aspen coupe, a 1967 Barracuda, an array of partial B-body cars and some classic Darts.

Old Mopar A-Body Race Car

Around all of these vehicles, there are parts piled everywhere. In fact, they aren’t just around the cars, as in many cases, there are parts piled on top of cars, filling the interiors and lining the many shelves the reach to the high ceilings. Even the ceiling itself is helping with the storage effort, with grilles and tail panels from several classic Mopar muscle cars being balanced carefully across the rafters.

Mopar Grilles in the Rafters

While we have included a few pictures from the Hot Rod piece here just to give you an idea of what to expect, but this is really a piece that you will want to check out in its entirety in the original piece.

Photos: Instagram

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A lifetime automotive expert, diehard Dodge fan, and respected auto journalist for over 10 years, Patrick Rall is highly experienced in the automotive world. He has clocked in time as an auto mechanic, longtime drag racer and now auto journalist who contributes to nearly a dozen popular websites dedicated to fellow enthusiasts.

“Before I was old enough to walk, my dad was taking me to various types of racing events, from local drag racing to the Daytona 500,” says Rall. “He owned a repair shop and had a variety of performance cars when I was young, but by the time I was 16, he was ready to build me my first drag car: a 1983 Dodge Mirada that ran low 12s. I spent 10 years traveling around the country, racing with my dad by my side. While we live in different areas of the country, my dad still drag races at 80 years old in the car that he built when I was 16. Meanwhile, I race other vehicles, including my 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and my 1972 Dodge Demon 340.

“Although I went to college for accounting, my time in my dad’s shop growing up allowed me the knowledge to spend time working as a mechanic before getting my accounting degree, at which point I worked in the office of a dealership group,” adds Rall. “While I was working in the accounting world, I continued racing and taking pictures of cars at the track. Over time, I began showing off those pictures online and that led to my writing.

“Ten years ago, I left the accounting world to become a full-time automotive writer and I am living proof that if you love what you do, you will never ‘work’ a day in your life. I love covering the automotive industry and everything involved with the job. I was fortunate to turn my love of the automotive world into a hobby that led to an exciting career, with my past of working as a mechanic and as an accountant in the automotive world provides me with a unique perspective of the industry.

“My experience drag racing for more than 20 years coupled with a newfound interest in road racing over the past decade allows me to push performance cars to their limit, while my role as a horse stable manager gives me vast experience towing and hauling with all of the newest trucks on the market today.

“Being based on Detroit, I never miss the North American International Auto Show, the Woodward Dream Cruise and Roadkill Nights, along with spending plenty of time raising hell on Detroit’s Woodward Avenue with the best muscle car crowd in the world.”

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