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A Buyer's Guide to Salvage Cars

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If you have spent any time searching for used cars, then you know how this story goes: you come across a great-looking car with a price that’s too good to be true, only to discover that it has a salvage title. If you are like most car buyers, you immediately move on to the next ad. This is usually a good decision, but do you really know what a salvage title means?…

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Got A Car That Doesn't Run? Get Answers To The Questions You Have About Junking Your Car

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If you have a car that is inoperable or costs more to repair than it is worth, you may be trying to figure out what to do with it. Believe it or not, but there are companies who will offer you money to junk your car for you. This may leave you with many questions, such as why they would want your broken car or how you go about doing that.…

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Scrapping Your Old Ride? Sell These Used Auto Parts For Cash

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That old car you have parked in the drive may look like nothing much more than a hunk of junk that you can’t wait to get out of your way, but the fact is it could still have some value left in it. For one, you can sell the car to scrapyards, junkyards, and salvage auto centers and stick maybe a few hundred bucks in your pocket. However, there are also some auto parts in your old ride that could hold value to other auto owners.…

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Not All Tail Lights And Headlights Are Created Equal: Three Reasons Not To Confuse Parts When You Replace Them

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People who do not know their way around cars and trucks make many mistakes learning about how to take care of them. One such mistake is when they want to buy a tail light, they buy a headlight instead, or vice versa. These are not universal parts and should not be confused. Here are three reasons why you should not confuse these parts when you need to replace one or the other.…

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Help! The Vehicle's AC Is Blowing Hot Air

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The air conditioner system in your vehicle is designed to keep you cool. For this reason, it is a pretty good indication that something is wrong if it starts blowing hot air. Unfortunately, this fault in your air conditioning system could be the result of a few different problems. Does the Compressor Engage? The first problem you can check is whether the compressor is working. You’ll be able to see this by checking if it engages.…

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Four Ways To Revamp Your Vehicle's Storage For A Better Business

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Few things are more frustrating to business owners that fumbling through a pile of bags or boxes to find what they need. Enhance the storage in your vehicle by making a few simple, yet highly effective changes. Once your vehicle undergoes a storage makeover, you are able to spend your time growing your business rather than hunting down misplaced necessities.  1. Sliding Cargo Tray You can install a sliding cargo tray from a company like Radauto to take the storage of your vehicle’s bay to the next level.…

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Make Big Bucks Selling Your Used Car With A Few Cosmetic Changes

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Whoever said “You can’t judge a book by its cover” must never have tried to sell a used car. People will take one look at the photos of your car in the paper or online and decide if they want to contact you. If they see the car in person and don’t like the appearance, regardless of how well it runs, they may not even want to test drive it. A few cosmetic repairs on your car can make the difference between it being ignored and drawing attention of potential buyers.…

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Why Aftermarket Parts are Cheaper and Easier to Find

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If you have an older vehicle and prefer making repairs on it yourself, you may experience issues locating the right parts for your car. If you choose to purchase aftermarket parts, you may have an easier time locating the parts you need, and you may not have to spend as much money. Here are two things to know about aftermarket car parts. What Are They? There are two main types of car parts you can purchase.…

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What Should You Expect When Visiting Auto Salvage Yards?

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Your salvage yard experience will vary widely, depending on the type of salvage yard that you visit. There are two basic types of salvage yards, and you should call before visiting to determine how to prepare for your visit, especially if you need a specific part as soon as possible. The self serve auto salvage yard This type of salvage yard is for the more adventurous bargain hunter. In this type of facility, you must remove the parts yourself from junk cars that have been towed to the property and drained of all hazardous liquids.…

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Three Things To Check When Purchasing Used Tires

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Owning a vehicle can sometimes be expensive. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can help keep your costs lower. This is especially the case when it comes to purchasing tires. In some instances, a used tire can be just as sufficient as a new tire; however, it comes with only a fraction of the cost. If you are considering the idea of purchasing a used tire, make sure you know what to look for.…

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