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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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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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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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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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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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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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