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Reasons to Visit a Salvage Yard for Your Project Car

Classic car restoration is a popular hobby. Naturally, you need the car base to start with. You can choose an old classic, such as a 1969 Ford Mustang, or just choose any old car that you plan to put into eventual use. If you have time on your hands...

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When to Take Your Car to an Auto Recycler | Pick-A-Part Jalopy Jungle

Your Car Is Dead: When and Why You Should Take It to an Auto Recycler Economics has a term for computing the cost benefit of choosing certain options over other options: opportunity cost. The idea behind it is that you're meant to find the...

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Have a Good Trip to the Auto Recycler | Pick-A-Park Jalopy Jungle

How to Make the Most of a Trip to the Auto Recycler Keeping an older car on the road is no easy feat, but it's often one that's both satisfying and great for your wallet. Saving money on labor isn't the only way to help keep your...

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Buying a Used Engine | Pick-A-Part Jalopy Jungle

Buying a Used Engine | Pick-A-Part Jalopy Jungle Used engines are a good option if you need to replace the engine in your vehicle and are working on a tight budget. Auto recyclers sell complete engine assemblies from cars they take in, but since...

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6 Tips to Buying Used Auto Parts | Pick-a-Part Jalopy Jungle

6 Tips to Buying Used Auto Parts People work on their own cars for many reasons. No matter what your reason for working on your car, one thing has to happen: you have to be able to get ahold of good parts. Installing used parts in your car will...

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Staying Safe in the Salvage Yard | Pick-A-Part Jalopy Jungle

For many car enthusiasts, a trip to the salvage yard is a lot of fun. Exploring the yard and finding parts for your project can be extremely satisfying, but the fun ends pretty quickly if you get hurt while you are there. Safety is essential, so...

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Salvage Yard Etiquette | Pick-A-Part Jalopy Jungle

  Salvage Yard Etiquette for the New Parts Picker Salvage yard parts are a great way to save some money and pick-a-part salvage yards are a great place to start. If you are new to picking parts in a salvage yard, learn some basic background...

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