Category: Used auto parts

The Circular Scrap Metal Journey

As the auto industry has shifted quickly in so many different ways over the past couple years, there has been runoff across tons of industry. Obviously component and material production, such as plastic and sheet metal, have been booming as a direct result. There is however less obvious peripheral boom in business segments you probably… Read more »

Some Things You Just Need to Buy New

Auto salvage yards are a great resource for used auto parts of all kinds. They are great places for finding mechanical parts for your engine or cosmetic components such as fenders or rear view mirrors. There are some items, however, you should just never salvage. Braking System Components Whether it’s your brake pads, rotors, brake… Read more »

Scrap Yards vs. Retail Auto Parts

Scrape your side view mirror on that fence backing out of your driveway? Accidentally scrape your bumper when you thought you cleared that U-turn? Found a huge ding on your driver side door from your trip to the grocery store the other day? These parts could easily cost thousands of dollars if you order replacements… Read more »

How To Effectively Use A Junkyard To Maintain Your Vehicle

Getting replacement parts for your vehicle from a junkyard is actually much easier than you would think. Moreover, you save money and can feel good about recycling old parts that still have life in them. Although older cars might not be of much help, many newer vehicles will have reusable parts at a much lower… Read more »

Tips For Buying Used Auto Parts

Owning an automobile can be an expensive proposition, as we are all well aware. With time and use, any part on a vehicle will wear down and need replacing. Mechanic bills can reach many hundreds of dollars, scaring many car owners away from taking the time they need to make necessary repairs. Most of the… Read more »