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Auto | Under the Hood | 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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Are junkyard parts worth your time?

Junkyards salvage parts and whole vehicles for reuse, crush stripped or intact autos into scrap metal, and serve as a final resting place for wrecked cars. But is it worth your time to rummage through one to find an old replacement part for your car?


Are junkyard parts worth your time?

 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 »