Taking Advantage of Used Auto Parts

Previously, nobody would have considered buying used car or auto parts to rehabilitate a vehicle unless nothing else was available. Today, however, used parts has gained wider acceptance. The truth is, nowadays, a lot of people are looking to have some useful knowledge about the concept of used auto parts.

At times, these used auto parts can be comparable to brand new ones in terms of performance. Many people find that buying used automobile parts can give more value for their money, which is one of the main reasons for its rising popularity. There are new parts that are priced too expensively, particularly the bulky ones like an engine or steel wheels that maybe required by a certain situation. New parts such as these can be very expensive and you may not be able to afford buying them immediately. Thus, in cases like these, used auto parts can work to your advantage and you will be able to save on cost.

Aside from this, once a vehicle becomes unserviceable, it is hardly useful at all. But, you must be aware that because of the complicated way that an engine operates, many other parts of an unserviceable car engine can work excellently. So, the next thing you should probably do is to look for auto recyclers. Your car may already be a piece of junk to you, but to an auto recycler it is remains a pot of gold. These auto recyclers will compete to obtain the vehicle for you. Look at it as another means to earn money for your vehicle in exchange for the recyclers inventory of auto parts. Now, isn�t that something to consider as a car owner?

There is a huge competition among auto recyclers out there and there is a big chance you can buy used parts at affordable prices. Over the years, these dealers have been identified through a variety of names such as junk yards, auto wreckers, salvage or wrecking yards. But, what they are actually doing should be aptly termed auto recycling. When compared to regular retail auto shops, their prices are generally lower.

You will definitely be able to save more or less 50 percent on the used or re-manufactured auto parts than the original ones. What�s great about buying auto parts is when you happen to obtain some parts that are more popularly known because buying such brands would usually be very costly. Nowadays, a lot of used auto part dealers are providing online shopping options and they have fantastic deals available on their websites. Finding a reputable used auto parts seller or supplier store through the Internet is going to be relatively easy.



  1. I have personally become a big fan of used auto parts. It is a much cheaper option than buying new parts, and the used parts work just as well. I have used a local auto recycler to find my used parts, and in fact have given them a couple of cars as well.

    • I never knew anything about used auto parts until recently. I had a part on my car replaced and they asked me if I wanted to use a new or used part. The used was cheaper so I went with it. Turns out it is just about as good and cost about half of what the new part was.

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    My little brother just bought his first car and is beyond ecstatic about it. It’s a nice car, but there are few parts that need to be fixed up. He isn’t sure where to find good car parts for a good price though, so I’ve been helping him look around for some, and this helped a ton. I’ll have to show him this and see what he thinks about it.

  3. It’s true that not many people would consider buying used auto parts to rehabilitate a vehicle unless nothing else was available. I never like to use old car parts. However, I’ve learned that these used parts often function just as well as new ones. Like you say, used auto parts often give more value for your money.

  4. One of the things that I like about used auto parts is that they are a fraction of the cost of new parts. You are right that people at first didn’t want to buy used since it wasn’t widely accepted. For me, I’d go with used for a lot of parts. There are some things that I would only buy new. Just be sure that the parts you are getting are the right ones.

  5. I think getting used stuff is really resourceful. I do a lot of music stuff and I get most of my equipment used and it serves me well. I think it’s the same for cars. It’s great to save money and get similar results to new stuff. Plus, you will probably learn a little more about how cars work.

  6. It hard to believe that many people overlook the possible savings with used auto parts. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Thanks for sharing! I actually had no idea that you could save about 50% by buying used parts instead of new ones. That is a lot of money, especially if you’re looking to get some expensive pieces. Plus, it is nice that a lot of places allow you to shop online. That way, you don’t ever have to worry about not finding the right part!

  8. This is some really great advice for anyone who has never thought of using used or refurbished auto parts during repairs. A lot of the time, when a mechanic says something needs to be replaced you can save a lot by finding a used on yourself, either online or at a part pulling facility. And I agree that there are enough dealers out there that is has become much easier to find reputable used parts. Thanks so much for writing!

  9. I just wanna thank you for sharing your information and your site or blog this is simple but nice article I’ve ever seen i like it i learn something today.

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  11. Thanks for sharing all of this advice on getting used auto parts for your car! I had no idea that you could save around 50% on these parts; that can be a lot, especially if you need an expensive one. However, I think that if you are going to buy the parts online, it’s important to research the seller who has them. that way, you can be sure you’re getting the quality that you need.

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  13. It does sound true what the author said about some car parts from an unserviceable can still be useful. I guess it would be a good idea for me to get used car parts from an old Buick and install them on to my new Buick. I’ll probably have to find the tools to take the old ones and install new ones.

  14. We are restoring my dads old 1965 Mustang. The issue we are having is finding new parts. It might be a good idea to try finding some used parts. It is just as your article said a great way to save money.

  15. When I was a kid my dad would never buy used car parts. In the past five years, that’s all he has bought. If he’s doing it then something must’ve changed, I think you’re right that it gained a wider acceptance. My car actually needs a new transmission, I might try finding a used one in good shape.

  16. Previously, nobody would have considered buying used car or auto parts to rehabilitate a vehicle unless nothing else was available. Today, however, used parts has gained wider acceptance. The truth is, nowadays, a lot of people are looking to have some useful knowledge about the concept of used auto parts.

  17. I never knew that you could save as much as 50 percent on buying used auto parts. I would imagine that if you know what you are looking for you could find parts for your car very cheap. I’m looking for some car parts so maybe I should look into getting used parts to help restore the car I’m working on.

  18. I think that cost is definitely the most common reason to choose a used car part. The article is correct when it says that in many cases, the used part is just as functional as a new part. Another option to consider is called remanufactured. This means that the part is taken apart and rebuilt to be almost new.

  19. I really like using used car parts. It’s great that places like salvage yards can recycle a car and sell the parts for a cheaper price. I don’t know why I would ever buy a new part when these used parts are an option.

  20. A friend of mine is thinking about fixing up his old car, but wasn’t sure where he was going to get the parts. It’s interesting that you say that you say used parts can save you a lot of time and money. Since he wanted to make sure that the car is running well, it would be nice to make sure that the parts work beforehand as well.

  21. Thank you so much for the advice regarding used auto parts! I think this article would be perfect for someone who is looking to fix up their car! I was unaware that you could save up to 50% or more by purchasing used parts — that incredible. Thanks again for the advice!

  22. It’s really good to know that used auto parts can be comparable to brand new parts in terms of performance. My friend has been having some trouble finding the funds to purchase a couple parts for his car that have gone bad. I’ll be sure to let him know that recycled parts from a reputable dealer are just as good as new ones, at a fraction of the cost.

  23. I was unaware that I could save up to 50% or more by looking for used parts. I also did not know that there was such a competition for used parts! With this being said, I think that a lot of the used parts prices can be negotiated because of the competition. What you said about finding specific parts is definitely true as well! Thanks so much for all of the great advice!

  24. You made a good point about how competition will help you get a good price on selling your car or buying used auto parts. I bet that if you were to take the time to find a place that was looking to buy the type of car you were selling you could really maximize on that. It would also make sense to check out a company with the BBB or a similar site before doing business with them.

  25. Great Article! very informative, you explain all this about how to take advantage from used parts very well. we will definitely use this information to use our used car parts. hopefully you will write more like this article. Great Job!

  26. Used car parts sound like the best option. Like you said, used parts can sometimes be comparable to new ones, which is great. Used parts are especially good for random parts, like sun visors or floor mats.

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