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How Should You Dispose of Motor Oil?

Motor oil is one of the most wasted natural resources on the planet. Both personal and commercial vehicle owners often dispose of old oil by throwing it away, pouring it into the ground, or using for a purpose for which it was not intended.

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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 Tools Do You Need to Bring to a Salvage Yard?

If you decide to visit the junkyard for the part you are looking for, the tools below will come in handy when you need them. If you have these tools, you may not need to carry a heavy toolbox around with you from car to car.

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Should You Purchase a Used Windshield at a Salvage Yard?

You can get almost any used auto part at a junkyard. Whether you purchase used parts off the counter or out in the yard, you’re bound to find something that fits your make and model vehicle - and in working condition.

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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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Make, Model, Year: How to Find the Right Auto Part for Your Car

Looking for an automotive part is a daunting task. Save time and money with the experts at Ace Auto Parts. We provide salvage, used auto parts, repairs, and installation services to the St. Paul, Minnesota area. We can help you find quality parts for nearly any vehicle made. Are you searching for used tires or a battery? Ace has those too. Let's find out how to make locating the parts you need quick and easy.

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