Many of us are looking for ways to get around for less. If you’re hoping to save on repairs or prolong the lifespan of your vehicle, have you thought about visiting salvage yards to look for auto parts?

As the insightful infographic below shows, there are several types of auto salvage yard, catering for owners of all kinds of vehicles. Car salvages come in different forms, with some yards dedicated to specific makes and some designed for types of vehicles, for example, Muscle Cars. If you plan to visit a salvage yard for car parts, it’s a good idea to research in advance to find a yard that caters for the make and model you own. Some yards offer warranties for used parts.

For those with different types of vehicles, for example, RVs, trucks and motorbikes, there might also be a chance to save. Truck, RV and motorcycle salvage yards specialize in dealing with clients that are searching for cheaper parts, as well as vehicle-specific extras. For RVs, for example, you might be able to find replacement doors, sinks or toilets. 

Owning a boat isn’t cheap, but there are ways of saving on running costs. One option is to visit a boat salvage yard to buy parts. As well as housing vessels of all sizes and parts, you might also be able to pick up used boat trailers. 

Other types of salvage yard cater for specific types of vehicles, for example, tractors and construction trucks and machines. It’s also possible to save up to 50% on tires by visiting a tire salvage facility. 


Infographic Created By Junk Yards Near Me