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Junkyards vs. Auto Salvage Yards: Know the Difference

You might think the words ‘junkyard’ and ‘auto salvage yard’ are interchangeable. However, there are several distinctions. A junkyard is often a catchall for unwanted and broken items, and can include appliances, household fixtures, discarded construction materials and cars. Some items can be recycled, but not all. In contrast, auto salvage yards like NNAWG purchase […]

Vehicle Safety Recalls PSA

Staying informed about tire, car seat, equipment and vehicle recalls helps keep you and your loved ones safe. If you’re shopping for a used car, or want to check the safety status of your current vehicle, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has a helpful link that allows you to search for safety recalls […]

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 […]

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 […]