Mercedes to stepsides, here's a look into Michigan car hoarder's collection

Ron Dauzet is being forced by a consent judgement to remove or sell 20 cars per month on his Northfield property. Here's

The 160-some vehicles on Ron Dauzet’s property in Northfield Township run the gamut -– from circa 1980s diesel-fueled Mercedes to a classic “stepside” Chevrolet C10 truck to vintage Volkswagens.

Dauzet is being forced to sell or remove 20 cars per month since a consent judgement was issued in 14A-3 District Court in Chelsea in June, deeming his property in violation of a township ordinance for containing 218 "inoperable vehicles." 

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Michigan auto hoarder forced to sell 20 cars per month to meet township demands

Here’s a sampling of some of the cars for sale on Dauzet’s property at 4985 E. North Territorial Road. Prices are as of Tuesday, Sept. 19, and some of these cars may have been sold by the time this article was published. 

• Austin Healey, Sprite, circa 1965, $1,600

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A circa 1965 Austin Healey Sprite for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $1,600. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detroit Free Press)

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Detail of a circa 1965 Austin Healey Sprite for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $1,600. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detroit Free Press)

 

• Cadillac Allante, 1991, $2,500

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A 1991 Cadillac Allante for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $2,500. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detroit Free Press)

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A 1991 Cadillac Allante for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $2,500. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detroit Free Press)

 

• Mini Cooper, 2004, $2,000

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A 2004 Mini Cooper for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $2,000. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detroit Free Press)

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A 2004 Mini Cooper for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $2,000. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detrout Free Press)

 

• Saab 900S, 1991, $600

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A 1991 Saab 900S for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $600. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detroit Free Press)

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A 1991 Saab 900S for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $600. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detroit Free Press)

 

• Mercedes 420 SEL, circa 1989, $700

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A circa 1989 Mercedes 420 SEL for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $700. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detroit Free Press)

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A circa 1989 Mercedes 420 SEL for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $700. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detroit Free Press)

 

• Volkswagen Passat, 2005, $2,400

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A 2005 Volkswagen Passat for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $2,400. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detroit Free Press)

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A 2005 Volkswagen Passat for sale at Ron Dauzet's property in Northfield Township. He is asking $2,400. (Photo: Hasan Dudar/Detroit Free Press)

mercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 13Buy Photo Ron Dauzet loads up a 1993 Mazda Miata for a customer Wednesday, September 20, 2017 on his property in Northfield Township.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 14Buy Photo Ron Dauzet stands among the 200 cars he must sell Wednesday, September 20, 2017 on his property in Northfield Township.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 15Buy Photo Branches are seen jutting of the hood and grill of an older Mercedes.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 16Buy Photo Dennis Huntley and his dad Larry Huntley look over one of the 200 cars on the property of Ron Dauzet.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 17Buy Photo A Pontiac Fiero, is one of the 200 cars on the property of Ron Dauzet.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 18Buy Photo An older Mercedes-Benz model sits beneath a tree on Ron Dauzet's property on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in Northfield Township.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 19Buy Photo The stering wheel of a Wolfsburg edition of a Volkswagen.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 20Buy Photo Ron Dauzet speaks on the phone with a customer.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 21Buy Photo Dennis Huntley and his dad Larry Huntley talk to Ron Dauzet about some of his cars.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 22Buy Photo Aa older BMW and two Mercedes-Benz are part of the large collection that has to be sold or moved.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 23Buy Photo An old Ford Mustang is one of the 200 cars on the property of Ron Dauzet.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 24Buy Photo David Copher from Indianapolis, carries a bumper to his car that he purchased.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 25Buy Photo David Copher of Indianapolis, loads up his 1993 Mazda Miata.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 26Buy Photo Ron Dauzet signs a title over to David Copher from Indianapolis.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 27Buy Photo Ron Dauzet signs a title for a 1993 Mazda Miata over to David Copher from Indianapolis, on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 on his property in Northfield Township.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 28Buy Photo Quinton Knox of Wixom, looks over an older Ford pickup.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 29Buy Photo Ron Dauzet flashes a smile.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 30Buy Photo Ron Dauzet speaks on the phone with a customer.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 31Buy Photo Ron Dauzet shows a hand full of keys.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Pressmercedes-to-stepsides-heres-a-look-into-michigan-car-hoarders-collection photo 32Buy Photo Ron Dauzet looks over the 200 cars he must sell.  Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Press

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