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Salvage, Used & Junkyard Parts

If you want to repair or restore an old car, then salvaging used parts from a junkyard might be just what you need. But how can you tell a deal from a rip-off? Read articles about finding the right used parts for your auto.

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What is a salvage title?

Visit an online classifieds Web site, and mixed into the glowing descriptions of vehicle histories are two words that can quickly throw a wrench into your dreams of finding the auto deal of the century: "salvage title." What does this mean?


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10 Places to Look for Classic Car Parts

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Where should you look for classic muscle car decals?

Where should you look for classic muscle car decals? Read about how to find classic muscle car decals at HowStuffWorks Auto. See more »

Where should you look for classic car restoration parts?

Where should you look for classic car restoration parts? Read about where to find restoration parts for your classic car. See more »

10 Reasons a Car Might Have a Salvage Title

What are 10 reasons a car might have a salvage title? Learn about 10 common reasons that a car might have a salvage title at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Tips for Buying a Salvage Auto

Buying a salvage car is a teeter-totter, with your time, money and effort on one side and the car on the other. Learn 10 tips for buying a salvage auto. See more »

Can you insure a car that has a salvage title?

Can you insure a car that has a salvage title? Learn about what you need to consider when insuring a car that has a salvage title. See more »

Can all classic cars be salvaged?

Reconstructing classic cars to their former glory is a popular hobby, but can all classic cars be salvaged? Find out in this article. See more »

10 Surprising Junkyard Finds

These surprising junkyard finds may inspire you to dig through your local salvage yard. Learn about 10 surprising junkyard finds at HowStuffWorks. See more »