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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Five Reasons Used Parts Are the Best Choice

  When it comes to taking care of your car, few instances are more frustrating when the price of a part needed for your repair costs nearly as much as you spent on the vehicle. Even if an auto part is relatively inexpensive, you may still benefit from purchasing it used. In fact, there are… Read more »

Regular DIY Automobile Maintenance

Maintaining a vehicle yourself can save you both time and money. But there is more to staying on top of your maintenance than changing the oil and keeping the tires inflated. You need to stay on top of so many lesser-known factors that keep your car running smoothly.   Fuel Filter Every single second your… Read more »