Head Gasket Repair Cost: Is it Worth the Money?

It isn’t cheap to fix a blown head gasket — the cost to repair a blown head gasket is at least $1000, and often even more. To repair the head gasket, a mechanic has to disassemble the top portion of the engine and the process often takes a few days to complete. So is it worth the cost to actually …

How to Find Cheap Car Parts at a Junk Yard

We’ve all been there. You went in for an oil change, expecting to spend $50, when the car service salesman (and that’s exactly what he is – a salesman) tells you that you need a repair. And of course that repair is going to run you in the high hundreds. Instead of spending the $50 that you were planning on, …

Junk Car Buyers – 5 Ways to Make Sure Yours is Legit!

There seems to be a stereotype that junk car buyers are just trying to pull a fast one on consumers – and sadly, sometimes that is the case. New car junk yards show up every spring that are not legitimate and will take advantage of you, so you have to learn how to identify the good ones and not fall …

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End Life of a Vehicle – The Automobile Recycling Process

We all love our cars when they’re shiny and new, but eventually that shine wears off until one day your car is done. When your car isn’t safe to drive and no amount of repair work will get that old car back on the road, it has reached its end life. Now it starts down a new path that that …