TIPS TO GET YOUR CAR READY FOR WINTER

Posted by on Nov 29, 2019 in Cheap Used Auto Parts, Cheap Used Auto Parts NYC, Junk Car, Junk Yard Tips, Replacement Tires, Tires And Rims, Used Auto Parts, Used Auto Parts NYC | Comments Off on TIPS TO GET YOUR CAR READY FOR WINTER

When getting your car ready for New York winters, several things need to be done to keep it running and ready to go! If working on it yourself, check first at junk parts stores to look on junk cars. If you don’t find the auto parts you need there, you can then look at New York auto parts stores or auto repair shops.

Some tips to get your car ready are:

1. Check your belts and hoses. Winter weather creates havoc on belts and hoses, so you need to check them for leaks and/or tears. Junk cars that have been in accidents may have junk parts, which include belts and hoses that are in good shape.

2. Have your battery checked. You don’t want to be stranded somewhere in New York if your battery goes dead. A certified auto repair shop can test your battery to make sure it holds its charge in cold weather.

3. Make sure your antifreeze mixture is correct. Purchase an antifreeze tester at any New York auto parts store, then check it yourself to make sure it’s a 50-50 mix of water and antifreeze. This will ensure it won’t freeze in really cold temperatures.

4. Check your windshield wiper blades. If you’ve had the same windshield wiper blades for one year or more, go to your auto parts store and purchase new ones. When the snow starts to fall, you want your wipers to make a clean swipe so you can see clearly.

5. Check your tire pressure. Your tires lose more air pressure in colder weather, so tire pressure needs to be checked more often. You can purchase a tire gauge at your New York auto parts store so you can inflate your tires to the correct air pressure.

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Cheap DIY fixes with Used Auto Parts – Part 4 – Replacement Tires

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in Replacement Tires, Tires And Rims | 0 comments

Replacing tires isn’t a big deal if you’ve got the money, but if you don’t it’s a heavy hit to the wallet. At the very cheapest, one new tire costs $70. Mounting and balancing tires is usually about $20 per tire. While not all purchasers buy four tires at a time, it’s wise to match your vehicle’s tire tread, size and pressure in order to avoid potential problems with shaking, blowouts and shifts in alignment. Most assume that buying new tires at their local garage is the only option and the cost of buying new tires is unavoidable. This is simply untrue.

Saving money on tires is very doable at NYC Auto Salvage and Glass. We take tires off salvaged vehicles and inspect them for any leaks, rim problems and tread depth. After passing inspection, tires are stored in an organize warehouse and entered into the system so that finding the right set for your car is quick and easy.

Mounting and balancing of your tires should be done by a professional. Schedule an appointment or drop by our shop for a quick and professional tire replacement and balancing with our high-quality used tires. You can also purchase tires and take them to the tire shop of your choice for installation.

By calling one of our customer service representatives, we can find the perfect tires for your car. When calling, please look at your current tires and make a note of the brand, number of lug nuts and size. Size and brand name should be easily visible when looking at the outside wall of the tire.

Call NYC Auto Salvage and Glass at 718-297-9797 to find the right set of tires for your car or to schedule mounting and balancing. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for news or specials.

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Need New or Used Tires & Rims Due To Huge Winter Potholes

Posted by on Jan 30, 2011 in Aftermarket Parts, Tires And Rims | 0 comments

The winter time puts drivers at more of a risk of bending and damaging their rims, then at other times. Why is this the case? The reason is pretty simple, we all know how roadways react to cold and hot, contraction and expansion right? So if you factor this into the equation, then you see that NYC potholes that have been repaired before are more likely to go through more stress then a solid piece of roadway.

This will cause the old pot hole filling to become loose, the you have the snowplows and salt spreaders will be shaking up what ever is left in that pot hole, but the real danger and damages to the rims and tires come when that pothole looks full of snow like part of the roadway.

You Don’t need to worry if you have a truck that looks like the one in the photo below

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