Hey Bowdoctor - Welcome to the forum - My favorite summer job as a kid was working in a huge wrecking yard. For me it was more of "one continuous play day" especially since they'd let a teenager loose with a front end loader and a cutting torch. I remember innocently asking another worker about a customer's request for a Cadillac muffler bearing. It wasn't until I had the car up on stands and the cutting torch lit that the laughter got plumb out of hand.
You never know the answer to something unless you ask-