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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.

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?

10 Signs Your Classic Car is a Goner

Classic cars have been an American passion since the 1950s, and the hobby demands a lot of time and attention. Find out 10 signs your classic car is a goner. See more »

10 Ways to Spot a Flood-damaged Car

These 10 ways to spot a flood-damaged car could help you avoid making a bad vehicle purchase. Learn about 10 ways to spot a flood-damaged car. See more »

Should you ever buy a flood-damaged car?

Should you ever buy a flood-damaged car? Read about the risks in buying a flood-damaged car at HowStuffWorks Auto. See more »

What is a salvage title?

What is a salvage title? Read about salvage titles and whether you can really get that seemingly-perfect deal on a car. See more »

Are junkyard parts worth your time?

Is it worth your time to rummage through a junkyard to find an old replacement part? Read about whether or not the hunt for junkyard parts is worth it. See more »