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Recycling Cars for Profit: Selling Your Toyota to a Wrecking Yard

Do you have an accident-damaged Toyota cluttering your driveway? It may be worth more than you think. In particular, Toyota cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers retain their value and are in high demand. And wrecking yards can give you an alternative when disposing of damaged vehicles. Recycling cars this way is good for the environment […]

Affordable Used Vehicles

Looking for an affordable used vehicle to buy with your tax return or stimulus check? Reno Auto Wrecking carries American trucks and SUVs that might fit your needs. We carry Dodge, Ford and Chevrolet full-size trucks. Our Sparks Auto Wrecking location has a large inventory of Jeeps and American cars. And Airport Auto Wrecking stocks […]

Used Car Parts: Shop Local at Salvage Yards

Are you thinking about buying a new vehicle, but your current car or truck just needs a little TLC? Used vehicle prices have surged over the past few years, up 15-20%, particularly during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Shopping for a new car or truck can give you sticker shock at $30,000 to $65,000, or more. Don’t […]

Save Money with a Used Engine!

A blown engine doesn’t have to mean it’s the end for your loyal car, truck, van, or SUV. NNAWG can help you find a quality used motor for your vehicle at a fraction of the cost of a new, or rebuilt engine. Our used motors are thoroughly cleaned and tested to ensure customer safety and […]

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 […]