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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

What’s Better than the Original?

In the auto parts industry of fifty years ago, the answer would usually be a resounding – nothing, you don’t have any other choice. Fifty years ago the ONLY options for replacing a majority of the parts on our vehicle was to purchase them from the OEM(original equipment manufacturer) or buy a used part from […]