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3 Compelling Reasons to use old Auto Parts

If you need a car but do not have a lot of money sitting in your account, head straight to junk car auctions that offer repairable salvage cars for sale at dirt cheap rates. Whether you already own a car or are planning to buy one, you need to account for the cost of replacing dysfunctional parts with new ones. New parts are costly, which is why many people buy a salvage car for parts that can be used in other vehicles. Many salvage cars, especially the repossessed ones have their parts such as transmission, wheels, and engine components intact. You can also look for used car parts at auto salvage yards. In this post, we take a look at some benefits of using recycled auto parts.

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1. Cost-effective
Buying used car parts is an affordable alternative to opting for a brand new OEM or aftermarket part. Savings can be substantial for high-cost replacements parts such as transmission. VIsit salvage yards to get different parts such as mirrors, window glass, and seats. Many salvage yards have new cars that were involved in minor accidents. If you are able to spot one, consider it your lucky day, as there are high chances that most parts would be intact.

2. Environment friendly
Did you know that over 76 percent of a junk car has parts that can be used in other vehicles. Buying used parts extends their life keeping them out of landfill sites. When more used car parts are in circulation, it eases pressure on environmental resources that are exploited to produce new parts. According to a study buying old parts saves 80 million barrels of oil every year.

3. Availability
If you have an old car whose production has been discontinued, locating a dealer who sells its parts can be an uphill task. Even if you are successful in finding a seller, there are good chances the person will quote a hefty price. To save money, visit salvage yards that are home to old cars of different makes and models. Before making frantic calls to dealers or posting an advertisement on internet, consider calling your local salvage yard to confirm whether they have the parts that you need.

Wrap up
These are some benefits of using old auto parts. When buying used auto parts, have your VIN handy to ensure you get the right parts. If you cannot find the parts that you need at your local salvage yard, talk to your neighborhood mechanic or post an ad online. You can also visit online car enthusiast forums to seek help.

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