Posts by Rick Anderson
To claim or not to claim.
We have not really had any Winter storms here in the Reno/Sparks area yet, but with all the new growth and the traffic that goes with it, You quite likely have seen, or unfortunately been involved in a fender bender. You may have just accidentally knocked the mirror off […]
Modern Engine changeovers
We often get calls from our customers wanting to update their old street rod, pickup, SUV or off road vehicle with a modern engine (changeover). So we thought we would take a moment and explain just what is a changeover ? why are they so popular? and what do we provide with when you purchase […]
Why cant Auto Recyclers sell used Catalytic Converters ?
We get a lot of calls from our customers wanting to purchase a “used” catalytic converter for their vehicle and unfortunately we always have to say no. So i thought i would explain some of the details as i understand it to help answer this commonly requested part. There were several Clean Air Acts set […]
Just how important Auto Recyclers are to our Environment?
Vehicle Recycling: Important Statistics Because salvage vehicles have hundreds of parts that can be recycled, statistics for auto recycling can add up quickly. If you have doubts about the popularity or environmental impact of automotive recycling, these numbers may help to provide some help. End-of life cars are the most frequently recycled consumer product worldwide. […]
Buying a replacement Engine – What do you need to know?
Engines are the “heart” of any vehicle. If your engine is failing or has failed, your car or truck may not get you where you need to go. Despite how important they are, engines can be recycled out of another vehicle that has been in and accident. Because of normal traffic accidents, millions of vehicles […]
What is a core charge on used part and why?
Our stores quote hundreds of parts daily and often you will hear the salespersons say that this part has a “core charge” associated with it. Often we get asked “what is a core charge and why”? The reason is that many parts we sell are rebuildable or recyclable, so to insure that we get the […]