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Junk Cars

What is the Difference Between a Salvage Yard and a Scrap Metal Yard?

Do you have a junk car that you want to sell but don’t know whether to take it to an automotive salvage yard or a metal scrap yard? There are several distinctions between each yard, knowing where to take your car can put more money in your pocket.

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5 Tips for Selling Your Vehicle at a Salvage Yard

A salvage yard is unlikely to pick up your vehicle in inclement weather. Please check the forecast and schedule a pickup when the weather is more favorable. An Ace Auto Parts technician can arrive and pull your car away when the weather outside is pleasant.

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What Happens to Your Car at a Salvage Yard?

If you think you’re car magically disappears at a salvage yard, you’re not far from the truth. Salvage yards exist to buy used cars and then turn a profit by selling off the parts. There are cases, however, when a salvage may restore a vehicle and put it back on the market.

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Qualities You Should Look for In a Used Car

Finding a quality used car requires applying thorough research and basic knowledge of what to look for. Knowing how to spot potential problems can save you from expensive automotive repairs down the road.

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Selling Your Car to a Junkyard: What You Need to Know

At some point in time, with the exception of unique and valuable vehicles, you may come to realize it is time to retire your car from the road. Cars that are old and worn out often need extensive and expensive repairs that just aren’t worth it. There comes a time to scrap them, giving your car the chance to live on in a new life by donating its viable parts to help keep other cars on the road. When the time has come to retire your vehicle, you will find selling it to a salvage yard is the easiest method. Follow these tips to ensure a hassle-free experience.

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3 Salvage Yard Safety Tips For “Pull-It Yourselfers”

With the high cost of auto repairs, most car owners will seek any way within their means to save money. Even with the advanced complexity of modern autos, many used auto parts remain serviceable by owners with at least a moderate skill level. For those repairs, recycled auto parts represent a significant value over new dealer and aftermarket parts. These parts are even cheaper when you pull them from a salvage yourself. However, salvage yards present multiple safety hazards. Our team at Ace Auto Parts in St. Paul has put together this helpful list of safety tips for “pull-it-yourselfers.”

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4 Dangers of Driving a Junk Car

We all know the inconvenience and cost of driving a wrecked vehicle. The hazards of driving these cars on the road are commonly overlooked. Ace Auto Parts in the Twin Cities, Minnesota offers cash for junkers. We also provide optional used auto parts, as well as repair and installation services. Here are four common dangers of driving a junk automobile.

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Different Categories of Vehicles in Salvage Yards

When you sell your car to a salvage yard, you’ll want to get the best price possible. To do this, you may want to know a few things about how salvage yards categorize their vehicles. Whether your car is still drivable or completely totaled, it is categorized according to the extent of its damage. Junkyards practice categorization to determine whether a vehicle contains any usable parts. At Ace Auto Parts, we work hard to make sure our used auto parts are in the best condition possible. Therefore, we categorize our vehicles according to their conditions. Here are the different categories of junked vehicles you should know about:

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4 Tips for Junking Your Vehicle

If you’ve recently been in a collision and damaged your car beyond repair, you may be wondering what you should do with your totaled vehicle. Instead of letting it sit in the driveway, you can sell it to your local salvage yard. Ace Auto Parts buys salvage vehicles so that we can remove and stock their usable parts. To make the selling process more convenient, we also offer free towing. We’ll come right to your door to pick up your totaled vehicle, saving you both time and the cost of having to do it yourself. Before you decide to hand over your vehicle, however, here are four tips to keep in mind:

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Why You Should Sell Your Junk Car to a Licensed Salvage Yard

When it's time to say goodbye to your old vehicle, your best option is to take it to a licensed salvage yard. There are several advantages to working with salvage yards, and you may just come out on top. Ace Auto Parts is a fully licensed salvage yard. We service clients in the Twin Cities area. If you're considering getting rid of your car, below are some reasons why you should go with a salvage yard.

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