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5 Tips for Selling Your Car with Ace Auto Parts

Do you have an old junker lying around the house that you’ve been wanting to get rid of? Let Ace Auto parts take it off your hands. We purchase old cars whether they’re sitting in your driveway or having been out the field for a while. Before you call us, however, we want to provide you with a few tips for picking your car up, so that the experience is problem free.

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The 7 Most Important Tools in Your Automotive Toolbox

The saying is true: You’re only as good as the tools you use. Therefore, it’s important to have the right tools for the job. Below are our picks for the essentials, the tools that everybody should have while working on their cars. Which tools are you missing?

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Questions to Ask Before Visiting a Salvage Yard

Before you head out to the salvage yard, save yourself some time and a BIG headache by calling ahead and asking a few basic questions. Below are some common questions that will help you to find the right used auto part for your vehicle.

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Buying Used Parts: Why You’ll Get Hooked

There are numerous reasons why you might need auto parts. Perhaps your current vehicle needs to be improved. Or maybe you have an older car that you want to fix up. Regardless of why you need them, consider the appeal of buying used auto parts instead of new the next time you have a project.

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3 Reasons Your Tires May Need to be Balanced

When you think about your tires and them being balanced, consider the explanation that it's a tune-up for them and the wheels they depend on. This tune-up is designed to ensure that the weight is evenly spread out among the wheels and the tires. Not having your tires and wheels balanced on a regular basis can result in undesirable side effects including the following:

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What Factors Should You Consider When Buying a Used Car Battery?

If you are in need of a car battery, but money is tight, or you do not plan on keeping the car for long, you may be considering a used battery. You can often buy used batteries at junkyards and salvage yards. However, as you search the cars in the junkyards for batteries, there are a few things you need to look for and pay attention to. Knowing what to look for can help you find a used battery that still has some life left in it. Here are a few things to consider when buying a used car battery.

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The Pros and Cons of Used Car Tires

Tires can be expensive. If a tire on your car blows out or you need to purchase a new set, you have a decision to make. You have to decide whether to invest in new tires for your car or whether you should purchase used ones. Learning the pros and cons of used car tires will help you decide which is the better option for you. Here are a couple of the pros and cons of buying used car tires.

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When to Buy New and When to Use a Salvage Yard

When your car needs a new part, it can be a difficult decision whether to buy a new or used part. On the one hand, you want your car to run as efficiently as possible without worries, but you also realize you can save money with used parts from a salvage yard. If it isn't going to affect the performance or appearance of the vehicle and is a part which is known for rarely having problems, it's usually a good idea to look for a used piece instead of paying full price.

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Routine Replacement Parts and Automotive Upkeep

Every automobile requires routine maintenance and upkeep, in addition to minor repairs from the occasional fender bender or parking lot accident. Although some parts for such routines are inexpensive enough to warrant new parts, often perfectly good parts can be salvaged from the unaffected portions of a new car which was wrecked beyond repair. You can generally save quite a bit of money by finding used parts when they will work as well as new ones.

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Five Ways to Get the Most Out of a Salvage Yard Trip

You shouldn’t fear a trip to the junkyard. Today’s salvage yards are packed with cheap, high-quality parts. Some, in fact, offer the best-used parts around. If you’re taking a trip to the yard, check out these treasure-finding tips.

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