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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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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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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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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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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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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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