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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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Five Myths About Used Auto Parts

Used auto parts might be excellent price-saving alternatives to factory-made parts, but negative myths still shroud their purchase in misinformation. If you want to upgrade your car with new parts, fear not. There’s no reason to fear the auto world’s much-touted rumors surrounding used parts. If you’re looking to buy, we’ve got you covered. Below, we’re dispelling the false truths surrounding used parts and cars.

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When It's Time to Replace Your Brake Components

Your car has a lot of components, but not all of them are easily maintained. Just like your gas mileage is impacted by how often you drive, your brake components revolve around consistent use. Your brakes are comprised of linings. As your brakes are pressed, your wheel discs are compressed. This creates friction, and friction degrades brakes over time. That said, degraded brake components can catch up to you. Stay on top of your breaks, and pay attention to the warning signs below.

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Five Big Benefits of Buying Used Auto Parts

Whether you’re installing used tires or are taking a trip to the junk yard, your decision to prioritized used auto parts is a big one. Used auto parts cost less, and they’re surprisingly durable. If you didn’t know, there are a wealth of benefits surrounding used installations. We’re covering five of them.

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What to Do with Your Old Car

It makes sense to drive an older car for a number of reasons, most notably the savings of owning the car outright rather than making monthly payments and if you're comfortable with it, you don't need as much insurance as required by a loan provider. However, when a car gets to the point in which it is no longer reliable you may realize you need to reevaluate whether to continue driving the car at which point you have to make a decision about what to do with it.

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Repairs for Your Fleet

Anyone who owns fleet vehicles understands how maintenance and repairs are an important aspect of keeping the cars and trucks on the road so they can be earning the money needed to keep your business running. You probably have an employee who is directly responsible for assuring they are running well. Whether you hire an outside mechanic as needed or have a large enough fleet to justify keeping an in-house mechanic to perform the needed repairs, you're going to need to buy parts to keep the fleet running properly and safely.

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Do You Change Your Car's Oil Yourself? Learn How to Properly Dispose of It

If you are familiar with car's, you may change the oil in your vehicle yourself. This can help you to save some money, or may even be a task you enjoy doing. However, when you are done, you are left with old, used oil. By law, this oil has to properly be disposed of. It cannot simply be tossed in the trash or sent down a street gutter. This is because oil can be harmful to our water supplies and animals. But this leaves you with an important question. What should you do with your old oil?

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Signs You Have a Radiator Leak

Your car's radiator has an important function. It helps to keep your car's engine from overheating. However, if the radiator has a leak, it may be unable to perform its job well. If your car's engine were to overheat, substantial damage can be done to the engine. This is why it is so important to know what the signs are that something may be wrong with your radiator and to take your car to an auto repair shop as soon as possible if you notice any of these signs. Here are a few of the signs that your car may have a radiator leak.

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What Does a Company That Buys Junk Cars Do with Those Junk Cars?

You have likely heard or seen radio, television or billboard advertisements for companies that buy junk cars. When you hear this, you may find yourself wondering why anyone would buy a junk car and what they do with those cars. Here are three different things that companies that buy junkers do with those old cars.

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Factors to Consider When Deciding Whether to Sell or Fix an Old Junk Car

If you have an older car, there may come a point in time where that car needs major repairs. You may find yourself wondering if you should really make the repairs or if the car is too far gone and it just needs to be sold to a junk buyer. Making this decision can be challenging, as there are multiple factors to consider. Here are three important factors that will help guide you to the right decision for you and your car.

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