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How to Buy Cheap Auto Parts (That Aren’t Cheap Quality)

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A bargain is only a bargain if you get value out of it.

Running a car can be expensive. But many car owners make the mistake of buying cheap parts in an effort to save some cash.

Unfortunately, that’s the same as throwing money away. The trick when shopping cheap auto parts is to judge cost and quality at the same time.

Below, we’ll go through some ideas about how you can get the best parts for the price.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Scrapping Your Car

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Since 2011, Silverlake have been using Google to sponsor ads on the search engines. As a result, we are able to see the details of every search term our customers have used, which resulted in our adverts displaying.  From the results, it looks like there are common themes to the questions our customers are asking when thinking of scrapping their car.

This post is designed to provide quick answers to the most common questions based on our 6 year search history. If you would like more detailed answers, please give us a call on 02380 229999.

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We are recruiting – Apply Today

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We are recruiting – Apply today
We are recruiting – Silverlake Auto Parts is one of the UK’s leading vehicle recycling and scrap yards and we are specialists in vehicle recycling, vehicle dismantling and salvage repairables. We are currently breaking over 1500 vehicles for Parts, we have over 300 Salvage vehicles for sale and over 1000 vehicles on Auction at any one time.

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How Scrapping a Car Can Help the Environment

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Money is often the primary motivation for more than 1.1 million cars being scrapped each year in the U.K. But did you know that scrapping a car has environmental benefits?

Scrapping a Car Can Help the Environment

Here are some of the ways scrapping — instead of abandoning — your car can make a difference.

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Recruitment – Workshop Manager

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Automotive Workshop Manager

We are currently recruiting for a professional Automotive Workshop Manager to join an experienced team based at our head office in Shedfield, Southampton.

Silverlake Auto Parts is one of the UK’s leading vehicle recycling and scrap yards and we are specialists in vehicle recycling, vehicle dismantling and salvage repairables. We are currently breaking over 1500 vehicles for Parts, we have over 300 Salvage vehicles for sale and over 1000 vehicles on Auction at any one time.

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How to Find the Right Tyre Size

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If you’ve ever taken your vehicle maintenance into your hands, you’ll likely need to know how to choose the right tyres for your vehicle.

This can be intimidating to some people, but don’t let that stop you! The first thing to keep in mind when you are looking for the right tyres for your vehicle is to find the right tyre size.

This involves a few key steps. Keep this in mind as you go about making your tyre purchase, and you’ll be sure to find the perfect set of wheels for your vehicle.

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Making the Most Out Of Your Old Car With Auto Salvage

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Making the Most Out Of Your Old Car With Auto Salvage

Is your car vehicle getting closer to its end of life?

If so, you should consider salvaging your automobile as an environmentally-friendly way to earn some money!

From 2007 to 2014, there were over 1.1 million end-of-life vehicles per year in the United Kingdom.

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5 Things to Know Before You Scrap a Car

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You’ve had your car for several years and it’s run for thousands of miles. But now, it’s reached the end of the line and it’s time to scrap it.

If you’re hoping that scrapping your car, or even just selling some of its old parts, will help you make a little extra cash, you’re not alone. In fact, about 1 million cars head to the scrapyard every year.

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10 Car Repair Projects You Can Do Yourself

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There are several car repair projects that you can do yourself to save money! We’re sharing the 10 easiest right here.

It’s no secret that cars are expensive. Not only does it cost you a hefty amount to buy one (whether you buy it outright or put down a down payment and follow up with monthly payments), but car repair gets expensive as well.

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