Auto Salvage Yards – Saving Money on Repairs

With today’s recession essential auto repairs are sometimes being overlooked due to financial restrictions. Currently the trend is for people to put off doing repairs to their vehicles as the quotes they are receiving are beyond their financial means. Is there a solution? – Yes there are many ways to help you reduce part costs for your vehicle repair, Auto Wrecking Yards are one option, lets take a look.

Main Auto Dealers are still largely expensive on a labour cost and most will fit Original Equipment Manufacturer parts (OEM). OEM parts are also notoriously expensive. For older vehicles and some newer models, OEM is not always the most cost effective solution for you car.

Many people are now turning to the Auto Salvage Yards to procure the parts they require for their vehicles. This has two massive benefits, firstly you will still be using OEM parts, so you know they will fit without any modifications and they will work as expected. Secondly the cost, most Salvage parts retail for around 50% to 80% of there equivalent new OEM parts.

Many independent auto shops will allow customers to bring the parts they want fitted to their vehicle, it is not necessary to order the parts through the auto shop. This can hugely impact the overall cost of your repair or you can pull out the tools and replace those simple parts yourself, there are so many tutorials online, even in video format to make sure you get the job done right first time.

So take some time and find your local Auto Salvage Yards and/or Wrecking Yards. You will be surprised at the savings that can be made. For people who know their way around auto’s and trucks many Wrecking Yards allow you to scour the yard and pry the parts you need of any of their vehicles, this can be hugely advantageous as you can inspect all similar models to your to ensure you get the best part for your vehicle.

But do not despair if you are unsure of pulling parts of vehicles as the Auto Salvage Yard employee will help you out and retrieve the parts you require. Many Wrecking Yards have already stripped vehicles of commonly used and requested parts. They rack and stack them parts.

So, please do not put off essential repairs to your cars, your safety and well being is worth it. Go grab yourself a bargain.