To Ron Dauzet, it’s a collection of more than 200 cars—some common, some rare, everything from old BMWs and Mercedes-Benzes to MGs and Jeeps and Porsches. But to the Michigan township he lives in, it’s an unlicensed junkyard, an eyesore, and the cars must go. But Ron fears they must go at a quicker rate than he, or anyone else, can possibly manage.
Ron, 74, is being forced to sell off his enormous car collection at a rate of 20 cars per month because of a township ordinance banning the storage of unregistered vehicles outdoors. And he is utterly overwhelmed.
I first learned about Ron Dauzet from an internet forum member who drove to Northfield Township, Michigan—located between Ann Arbor and Brighton—to buy a Mazda Miata he had spotted on Craigslist. What the prospective buyer ended up finding was much more than just one little Japanese roadster: it was a giant field filled with scores of old, mostly-European, mostly quirky enthusiast cars.
He had, at one point in June, 218 cars on his property.
After seeing photos of the cars on the forum, I went to one of the owner’s many, many Craigslist postings, copied his phone number, and dialed. The voice on the other side was that of a cheery, upbeat older gentleman who told me he was a huge car enthusiast who had been buying up cool cars since he was 21, but that he was now being forced to part with them.
When asked why, Dauzet said he wasn’t entirely sure. All he knew was that Northfield Township wanted him to get rid of 20 cars from his flock every month—a rate Ron says is “virtually impossible for one man to do.”Read More...
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