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What extras are worth harvesting from Leaf before sending to junkyard

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I've begun my Leaf-powered '79 Superbeetle 'vert project and am about to start disassembly of the 2014 Leaf so I can get it out of the driveway.

I'll be using the Resolve-EV controller (arrived yesterday!), so will keep the things recommended in the Resolve-EV online manual to get it running.

I am assuming that with the front end crushed, various dents and scratches around the panels, stained seats, and without the drive stack or batteries, I'm probably not going to get much from the yard for what's left, and I may even have to pay for them to take it.

Is there anything worth keeping, possibly for selling?

My son thinks the navigation system, wheels, and possibly doors might be worth hanging onto. Any have suggestions?

If I take the wheels, should I make plywood replacements for it to roll on, or will the wrecker just drag it onto a flatbed? (put it on moving dollies? should be light without drive stack and batteries)

Is it worth saving sensors for people trying to do a Leaf-build from parts rather than scavenging from a whole Leaf?

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Tires and rims....the wrecker will just drag it onto a flatbed. They normally are special low resistance tires.
Interesting you say that, as I hope Nissan started using better tires than on the 2013 model, ours lasted 18 months (18K miles) and we had to buy new ones half way through our lease, that was very disappointing, that something non electric car related was a failure, the new tires also the exact same type lasted just till the end of the 3 year lease so same 18 months (18K miles), super sad also our AC went out three times and it was the same high pressure hose line bursting each and every time they would replace it and not tell us they replaced it they just said they recharged it so that we could not have a lemon clause on the lease
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