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How to Part Out Your Car

How to Part Out Your Car

So, you’re considering parting out your car. Maybe you’ve been in an accident or the cost of replacing your engine exceeds the car’s resale value. Before you begin, you need to have a plan that will maximize the amount of money you can earn from the parts while minimizing the hassle of selling and removing those parts. These 5 steps will make the process easier, and will ensure that you aren’t left with a pile of parts you can’t sell….

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9 Common Auto Repair Scams To Avoid

9 Common Auto Repair Scams To Avoid

PartsMarket was featured on cheapcarinsurance.net a while back chatting about some of the most popular repair scams out there. These are some great things to be aware of while getting your car repaired. 9 Common Auto Repair Scams to Avoid Whether it’s high prices, problems not fixed properly or repairs that don’t hold up, there are some auto repair shop scams that consumers should be aware of. Some may be innocent and may just be overzealous salesmen trying to make sure…

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Finding Parts for My 2000 Ford Ranger

Finding Parts for My 2000 Ford Ranger

When I lived in Sacramento, my family occasionally needed to transport large items: furniture, construction materials, and the like. I always fancied the idea of getting a small truck, but I was never sure if I would use the truck enough to justify paying $5,000-$10,000. One day, I was browsing Craigslist and found a red 2000 Ford Ranger with only 73,000 miles for $1,500. Only one problem… The truck has been in a front collision and needed repair. After negotiating…

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Cars That Last 200,000 Miles

Cars That Last 200,000 Miles

A major aspect of the car buying process is a car’s durability. Although we’re in the business of helping repair cars, it’s never a driver’s desire to have to replace parts. In fact, history has proven that some of the most financially fit individuals in the world reap immense benefits from driving the same car until it can’t go a single mile farther. To celebrate a sort of throwback to our roots, we unearthed an old article published on Cheap…

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3 Must-Haves Customers Look for in an Auto Repair Shop

3 Must-Haves Customers Look for in an Auto Repair Shop

Almost nothing is more stressful than needing a car repair, which is why it’s important to have your vehicle fixed as soon as possible. While there are several factors that you’ll want to consider when you need a car repair, the most important is which auto repair shop you will trust to work on your vehicle. Before you schedule your repair, it can be a good idea to learn about the characteristics you should look for in an auto repair…

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Automotive Recycling – Quality Used OEM Auto Parts

Automotive Recycling – Quality Used OEM Auto Parts

The $27 Billion automotive recycling industry is the best source of quality, affordable parts for auto repair. Every year, millions of cars reach their end of life, and their working parts are recycled and reused- in fact, cars are the most recycled product in the world by value. Automotive Recyclers buy millions of totaled and nonoperational cars every year When a car is totaled by an insurance company, it breaks down, or if it’s just no longer wanted by its…

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PartMyRide on Auto Service Professional

PartMyRide on Auto Service Professional

PartMyRide was featured in Auto Service Professional News Locate used OEM parts with PartMyRide “PartMyRide is a marketplace designed to help auto repair professionals quickly and easily locate used OEM parts from local auto dismantlers. PartMyRide provides chassis interchange information as well as photos of individual parts and donor cars. Buyers can compare prices, delivery options and warranties to get the job done right at the best price.”

How To Keep Your Car Shiny This Summer

How To Keep Your Car Shiny This Summer

PartMyRide‘s CEO +Stan Markuze was featured on AOL Autos.When the sun shines and it’s warm outside, everybody wants to have a car with shiny, beautiful paint. Like everything else on your car, its paint job needs to be maintained if you want it to look the same way it did when it rolled off the assembly line. Fortunately, keeping your ride’s coat sharp isn’t particularly difficult or expensive. 

Top 5 Gifts for Car Enthusiasts

Top 5 Gifts for Car Enthusiasts

The holidays are a great time to show friends and relatives that you care about them by getting them a thoughtful gift they’ll actually use on a regular basis. A true car enthusiast can never have too many tools. If you’re not mechanically inclined, deciding on a particular gift can be a difficult process. Here are five gifts under $100 that every car buff should have in his or her garage: 1. Lithium Ion Power Screwdriver A power screwdriver is…

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3-Step Guide to Safely Buying a Used Car

3-Step Guide to Safely Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car from someone you’ve never met can be risky business, especially if you’re not a car person. If you don’t take the necessary precautions, you can end up buying a car with a rolled back odometer, shoddy body repair, or even flood damage. If you follow these basic steps, you can save yourself a lot of hassle and expense in the used car buying process. 1. Check the Vehicle History When you see a used car advertised…

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