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Which Auto Parts Do Salvage Yards Offer?

Used Auto Parts Availability

By Ben Silver - December 16, 2015

This blog is just a quick article to better explain what is availble at salvage yards.  There is a common misconception that salvage yards sell "old parts" and "junk".  So first, professional salvage yards offer parts that are commonly found out on the road.  We use supply/demand data to recognize what parts are needed and do our best to purchase vehicles with those parts.  Many "Full Service" salvage yards operate in this capactiy.  Our aim is to provide dealerships, garages, shops, and the general public with almost any used auto part that they need.  There are "U-Pull It" salvage yards that have different offerings.  These facilities actually allow patrons into there yard to remove what ever they please.

Here is a list of used parts that are availble for sale...
Engines
Transmissions
Transfer Cases
Turbos/Superchargers
Wheels
Rear Axle Assembly
Front Axles/Beams
Trunk Lids
Tail Gates
Doors 
Bumpers
Hoods
Headlights
Taillights
Engine Cradle/Crossmembers
Air Bags
Fenders
Carriers/Differentials
Body Panels (1/4, Rocker/Post, Etc)
Radiator Supports
Suspension (Struts, Knees/Knuckles, Control Arms, Axle Shafts)
Seats
Door Mirrors
Grilles
Stereos
Navigation Units/Info Screens
Engine Cooling Motors
Radiators
Condensors
Compressors
Steering Gears/Rack and Pinions
Speedometer/Dash Clusters
Heat/AC Controllers
Electronic Control Modules (Engine/trans/chassis comuters)
Power Window Switches
Washer Bottles
Throttle Bodies
Starters
Alternators
Anti-Lock Brake Pumps
Glass/Windows

These are the main products that we sell.  You may have noticed that I didn't list any small components like cup holders, plugs, sensors, or clips.  We actually don't offer these part types but they can be found at dealerships and "U-Pull It" salvage yards.

Central Auto Parts is proud to provide used auto parts to Denver and the surrounding areas.  We also ship nationwide every day to help shops and dealerships around the country complete there repairs. Give us a call today and we'll help you get your vehicle back on the road asap!

Ben Silver is the CEO of Central Auto Parts and acting President of the Colorado Automotive Recyclers.  When he's not "auto blogging" or pushing Central Auto Parts to new heights, he's chasing his young daughter around the house or tying flies for the next great fishing adventure.