Auto Dismantler and Recycling

Posts Tagged ‘recycling’

6 Used Auto Parts That Can Be Easily Recycled

Going green this year? If you are looking to recycle more, here are six used auto parts that could be easily, and cost-effectively, be put back into the system. Read the rest of this entry »

Restoring a Vintage Car on a Budget

Restoring a classic car can take anywhere from half an hour to a thousand hours. We'll help you determine if you have the auto parts budget or time to fix up your car. Read the rest of this entry »

6 Most Commonly Needed Bay Area Auto Parts

Whether you're searching for an auto salvage shop or just pricing Bay Area auto parts to see whether your mechanic overcharged you, you need to know the basics first. Read the rest of this entry »

Should I Donate, Trade or Sell My Used Car?

Your once spanking new car is not so spanking new anymore. Your needs have changed, your car has changed, and you are at a different place in your life. But the question looms: what should you do with your used auto? The answer is not always necessarily simple… Read the rest of this entry »

Bay Area Auto Recycling Is Awesome for the Environment

Perhaps you have an old clunker that's been sitting out on the lawn for few weeks (or, heaven forbid, months!). Your Bay Area neighbors are beginning to complain. Or maybe your car was seriously dinged up or even totaled in an accident, and you really just need to get rid of it and get a new car. But you are stuck with the vexing problem of what to do with the old one. Read the rest of this entry »

California Approves Extremely Aggressive Vehicle Emission Regulations

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously approved new California regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by mandating that automakers put more hybrid and electric cars on CA's roads by 2025. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Replace/Install an Ignition Distributor

If you fancy yourself a “do it yourself” mechanic, and you want to replace or install an ignition distributor yourself; here are some key battle tips to get you through the process. Read the rest of this entry »

How to “Break-In” Your New Engine: Surprising Tips

Most casual drivers (and even some professionals) underestimate how important it is to “break-in” a new engine mindfully. Like a new pair of shoes, a new baseball glove, or even – if you want to extend the metaphor to ridiculous lengths – a new pet, the way you treat an engine during its first 1,000 to 3,000 miles of use can profoundly influence its performance and even the lifetime use you get out of your vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Green Recycled Auto Parts? Watch This Video.

"by reusing perserve scarce natural resources and cuts down on uneccesary pollution." "It's good for the earth, good for your wallet, and good for your vehicle." Read the rest of this entry »

SCADA: Why Trust a SCADA Member for Your Auto Recycling

The State of California Auto Dismantlers Association, also known as SCADA, was founded over 50 years ago to license auto dismantlers, educate them, and help consumers. Currently, SCADA has 200 members. Why is membership in this trade association so vital? Whether you're purchasing a used auto part, trying to restore a broken component, or simply searching for a trustworthy, reputable company to consult regarding your auto problems, you should care about SCADA “bona fides.” Read the rest of this entry »