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Recycling steel from old cars and auto parts is a big business. Junk cars can be used for two things. Either their parts can be salvaged to be used in another car, or their steel can be salvaged and recycled. In fact, on average 14 million tons of steel is made from dismantled cars. Below are several terms associated with recycling auto parts.

  • Salvage Yard – These can also be called pick and pulls. Basically they are junk yards where cars are usually brought by a wrecker service when they no longer work. Their parts can be dismantled and sold.
  • Resale –Selling of used car parts after they have been stripped.
  • Classic Cars – A car between 20 to 40 years old. While it can be difficult to find parts for classic cars at traditional auto part stores, there are often a lot of classic cars in junk condition at salvage yards that still have their parts.
  • Vintage Cars – A car older than 40 years. Because steel rusts after a certain period of time, you will have difficultly finding used car parts for vintage cars.
  • Stripping – The process of removing all parts of the car, such as doors, engine, wheels, etc. Once a car is stripped only the shell, or basic steel body is left behind. This process is used when recycling scrap cars into steel.
  • Shredding – The final part of turning cars into recycled steel. Shredding cuts up the body of the car into metal pieces. In fact, the largest shredder in the world belongs to Sturgis iron and metal and is used to render cars into pieces for recycling.
    Automotive Recyclers Association
    Fairfax, VA 20151
    We are a top of the line, non-profit Automobile Parts Recyclers & Dismantlers company. If you or someone you know is looking for Auto Parts Recycling in Rancho Cordova we can assist. All cars welcome as we are dedicated to the safe & efficient removal of vehicles & parts. We'll help you getting rid of the old or inoperable.
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    A & M Auto Dismantling
    716 Bell Ave, Sacramento, CA 95838
    We carry Car & Trucks parts Early model inventory includes auto parts for a wide range of brands.
    (916) 922-8833
    Payless Gm Auto Dismantlers
    7040 Mccomber St, Sacramento, CA 95828
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    (916) 383-5853
    User Review: "I found the old chevy parts and the prices were reasonalble!" - Curt (CA)
    Ameral's Truck-Auto & Scrap Metals
    4468 Forni Rd, El Dorado, CA 95623
    Since 1948, Amerals Truck-Auto & Scrap Metal has been the longest standing scrap yard for your AC units, cars, trucks, and much more! We have the experience to get you the best offer possible for you
    (530) 621-1900
    All Dodge Truck
    11350 S Bridge St, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    (916) 635-7602
    10850 Gold Center Dr Ste 325, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    (916) 853-9314
    Hyundai-Isuzu-Kia-Nissan-Infiniti Auto Recycling
    3750 Recycle Rd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    (916) 851-9857
    Rancho Ford Truck
    3450 Recycle Rd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    (916) 638-2222
    Super Muscle Parts
    3667 Recycle Rd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    (916) 638-3906
    Rancho Chrysler Plymouth & Dodge
    3527 Recycle Rd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    (916) 638-5100
    Specialized Parts Planet-Acura
    3379 Sunrise Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    (916) 635-2400
    Quality & Quick Auto Parts
    3513 Recycle Rd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    (916) 851-9898
    3410 Sunrise Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    (916) 635-8900
    Hap Recycling
    3450 Recycle Rd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    (800) 999-9499
    Ford Auto & Truck Used Pats Specialized Parts Plan
    11355 Dismantle Ct, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    (916) 635-2222
    Now Ventures Inc
    3559 Recycle Rd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    (916) 631-8333

    There are various types of companies that provide services related to automobiles. Some will offer new and used parts to replace old ones in the car, truck, or van. Other companies will dismantle the parts in a car and recycle them right away, or give them to salvage yards to be eventually used again. Vintage cars that are not in working condition can be found for sale in salvage yards. From there, old scraps and other replacement parts can be bought in order to fix the car back up. Classic cars that need replacement parts may take a while to be finished, due to the amount of searching that may be needed in order to find the correct Japanese, European, or American part type. When cars are totaled on the road, but still have usable parts, salvage yards or other automobile companies may buy the car in order to dismantle the engine, door, or other part of the car and sell it to those who need it. Replacement tail lights, door handles, steering wheels, and others that are bought used instead of new can save the owner a lot of money without taking away from the car's performance. Foreign vehicles will need different components compared to American cars. Some salvage yards may only sell imports, while others will have all different types of parts that can be recycled. To find more information on a local salvage yard, calling and seeing what parts they have available can help answer questions you may have. Visiting the yard will also give you a good idea on if they have parts for motorcycles, heavy trucks, or cars.
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