Whether you are buying a part for your own car, or are in the auto repair business, we are one of the top service oriented, premier salvage yards in the tri-state area. Our 8-vehicle strong delivery fleet, all experienced drivers, ensures you a quick delivery and our newly implemented quality control program will ensure all parts from our yard will be thoroughly inspected for your satisfaction. All repair shops, please take advantage of our services to help you repair your customer's cars on time, all the time....read more

Why Salvage Yards Are Good for the Environment

That water bottle you just threw in the trash will take more than 400 years to degrade… did you realize that? Humans, now more than ever, consume a lot of stuff, daily. Then we throw stuff out, in garbage cans, or, perhaps, recycling bins. Think of all the plastic water bottles you’ve used and/or you’ve…
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Why You Should Check a Used Car’s VIN Number Before Purchasing

Much like people have fingerprints that identify them as individuals, vehicles each have their own specific vehicle identification number, commonly referred to as the “VIN” number. This code is made up of 17 characters including digits and capital letters. Where can you usually find a vehicle’s VIN number? There are several places, such as on…
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The Appeal of Buying Used

The price for a new car has skyrocketed in recent years. According to Edmunds, the average price of a new vehicle cost a record $34,077 in 2016, and it doesn’t look like the price of new cars, trucks and SUVs is going to go down anytime soon. As vehicle manufacturers have added new features like…
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Beyond the Body: Recyclable or Reusable Auto Components

An old car, truck or SUV might look like a hunk of junk from the outside, but did you know that the majority of the parts that are found inside of vehicles can be either recycled or reused? From the engine oil that is used to keep the vehicle going to the auto glass that…
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Save Big When Buying These Used and Salvaged Parts

Buying replacement parts for a car or truck seems like a simple enough process. Identify the failed or damaged part and locate a replacement – simple, right? However, sometimes items are mislabeled or passed off as in better condition than advertised. Working with a reputable dealer like All American Auto Salvage can help give you…
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Winter and Your Car: How Cold Weather Affects Autos

The cold weather months are finally upon us. While we don’t have to deal with the oppressive heat and humidity of the summer months, winter means getting up earlier to warm up your car and shorter daylight hours, both of which can make it all the more important that your car or truck is running…
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Understanding Used Part Grading

At All American Auto Salvage, we are proud to be a member of the Automotive Recyclers Association of New Jersey. As such, we follow a specific grading scale for used parts that is established by the ARA. These guidelines were created to help establish standards that collision repairers and automotive recyclers can understand clearly. This…
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Prepare Your Car for the Cold Weather

Winter is coming, and that goes for us and our vehicles! In cold and snowy climates, it is critical that your car is up for the challenges that fall and winter present. These fixes won’t take too long, but they can be true life savers. Here are a few tips to prepare for the inclement…
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Six Tips to Get Your Car Ready for Summer

With Memorial Day now behind us, we are moving into the sweet spot of summer where trips and vacations become a part of most people’s calendar. Before you head out this summer, though, make sure your car is ready for the trip. Summer is notoriously hard on cars with the high heat, blowing dirt and…
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Drive Safe, Drive Defensive: Top Roadway Tips

The open road can be a very dangerous place. That’s why it’s important to drive defensively to keep yourself safe. Here are a few tips to make sure you get where you’re going safely.   Always Think Safety First   Safety starts with you. That means making sure that you fasten your seatbelt and leave…
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