Auto parts; Why are used parts better than new cheap parts?

Posted by on Feb 22, 2019 in Aftermarket Parts, Cheap Used Auto Parts | 0 comments

Any running machine is subject to tear and wear. A car’s windshield wipers, brake pads and shoes, and airbags need to be replaced after sometime. You will experience noises from your vehicle when a particular part has been worn out or even broken. It is advisable to research the auto part before you repair or replace it.

Rather than buying a new auto part, it is always advisable to replace a worn out or broken part with a used part even if it is a bit more expensive than the new part. This is so because of:


An already used car part is easy to find as you know where to find it. New parts require a lot of research to find the best part to use. Old parts offer the simplicity of choosing an auto part.


An added advantage of using a used auto part is that you might get a genuine part. Genuine parts have your cars logo and are the most ideal as they are identical


A new product is not always guaranteed to be of good quality. Actually what makes most of the new parts to be cheap is that their quality is poor. You might replace an auto part with s new one and find out later that the auto part is not durable. A quality auto part will serve you for a longer period.


Used parts fit perfectly and do not have a crumple zone, that is, they have a controlled manner in which they crumble when a car crashes meaning they are safer after an accident.

Used parts are also environmental friendly.

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Determining the Value of Your Salvage Vehicle

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Aftermarket Parts | 0 comments

If you plan to purchase a vehicle with a salvage title, you have to make sure that you double check the appropriate value to ensure that you will be paying the right amount.

So for you to get the salvage value, you need to know what the market value. To compute, you have to know the present retail and trade-in value. Add the 2 figures and divide it into 2 so you will get the market value. For example, the retail value is $8000 and the trade-in value is $6000, that’s a total of $14,000. So the current market value is $7000.

Once you have computed the market value, it is now time to check the salvage value. Contact your insurance company for the percentage used for a salvage vehicle. It could only be an estimation of the price because every insurance company has its own computation, mostly about 75-80% of the current market value. Knowing the range will give you an idea if you are given the right price.

Using the market value of $7000 and 75%, the salvage value of your vehicle is $5250.

It could still change depending on the condition of your salvaged vehicle, like if it is still repairable or not. If you are looking for salvaged vehicle, you can visit New York City Auto Salvage & Glass for well inspected salvaged vehicles offered at reasonable costs.

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The Benefits of Salvage Yards

Posted by on May 1, 2015 in Aftermarket Parts | 0 comments

Salvage yards are not scary. You can’t find a dead body or anything drastic inside. This isn’t a location for horror movies that will really drain your senses. Salvage yard is actually beneficial in several aspects. First and foremost, it is the best place to visit if you own a vehicle that is experiencing some technical problems yet you cannot find anything brand new to replace the faulty parts. Manufacturers stop producing particular parts for a vehicle after 10 years of release. Because of that, if you own an old vehicle, finding something that will work best for your vehicle, like how the old one used to, may be a hard thing to do. If that happens, visiting a salvage yard will work best on you. You can find great items that at very affordable rates.

Additionally, salvage yards help save the environment. Vehicles that are not appropriately disposed can extremely damage the environment. If brought in the salvage yard, you are guaranteed that they have ample knowledge how to get rid of the worthless parts and recycle those which can still be used.

Visit New York City Auto Salvage & Glass. We guarantee you that our wide selection of used parts will really help you find what will work best for your vehicle. We also ensure that we manage our business well and at the same time help save Mother Earth through our unsurpassable recycling methods.

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Old Parts from Salvage Yard

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Aftermarket Parts | 0 comments

Someone managed to break your old 1998 Nissan vehicle’s left side mirror. Unfortunately, you cannot find something similar to your remaining side mirror. You do not have the budget to replace both sides because of some urgent things that you need to invest your money on. You are technically broke but you cannot go to your office without your vehicle. Oh, yea! What a very horrible situation. But hey, you don’t need to spend several $$$ just to have your side mirror replaced. Check out New York City Auto Salvage & Glass for a perfect side mirror that matches your vehicle’s brand and make.

What is nice about visiting a salvage yard is that it is a perfect place to find old parts. Some old parts are no longer produced by the manufacturer after 10 years because mostly, people no longer need it. But some people feel attached to their old reliable vehicle that it gets quite hard to let go. Because of that, they get to find some issues about finding the right piece for their vehicle. But luckily, these may be found on salvage yards – a golden place for old vehicle enthusiasts.

These parts are thoroughly checked to ensure that these will work perfectly before selling. We at New York City Auto Salvage & Glass ensure that our skilled mechanics have assessed all the stuff that we sell as we value our clients’ satisfaction. Visit our yard now and we will guide you in finding that part that will appropriately work on your vehicle.

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Can You Use Salvage Cars for Racing?

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Aftermarket Parts | 0 comments

New York Auto Salvage & Glass has a huge selection of vehicles and among these are racing vehicles of different brands and makes. If you want to incline yourself to racing yet you do not have adequate money to purchase a brand new vehicle, you can resort to purchasing salvaged vehicles. Some may think that the idea sounds horrible especially that these were previously damaged, but rest assured that we thoroughly check our vehicles, thus, we will help you find something that is safe for racing.

When you get into a racing activity, they do not really check the title, so having a salvage title will not be an issue. What they thoroughly check is the road-worthiness of the vehicle so it will be thoroughly inspected. You need to make sure that your purchased vehicle has firm pedals, tight wheel lug nuts, firmly mounted seats, slop-free steering, and many more. Therefore, you have to really what to purchase from a salvage yard in order for you to pass these rigid inspections.

New York Auto Salvage & Glass has been in the industry for years. We have well-skilled staffs that are knowledgeable enough to guide you towards choosing the right vehicle that will match your preferences. Speak with us today! You can visit our salvage yard from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM so that you can see our wide collection of racing cars.

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How to Choose Used Wheels and Rims

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Aftermarket Parts | 0 comments

Wheels and rims are among the many things you may be able to purchase from a salvage yard. A properly chosen used wheels and rims provide your vehicle additional capabilities such as better steering and brake performance. These also improve the appearance of your vehicle, making it more pleasant to look at. However, if you are planning to purchase used wheels and rims, you have to be very lenient. There are several things you have to remember in order for you to ensure that you will be buying the right stuff.

Bolt patterns and lug holes should match your vehicle. Usually, manufacturers use the same patterns and holes on their vehicles, thus, if you are planning to purchase used wheels and rims, it is best to get it from a similar brand from the salvage yard. Additionally, you also need to check the size. Make sure that if you are trying to increase the size of your wheels and rims, you have to check if it is appropriate for your vehicle size. Too large wheels and rims can actually damage other parts due to friction, therefore, leading to unwanted replacement or mishap due to faulty parts. Lastly, you have to check the centerbore. Improper sizing will lead to vibrations.

These are among the important things you have to check when you are purchasing from a salvage yard to ensure that you are getting what you need. Here at New York Auto Salvage & Glass, we make sure that we provide the appropriate rims and wheels to our clients. Visit us at 148-36, Liberty Ave., Jamaica, New York from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

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