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The scrapyard and scrap motor vehicle parts

The word scrapyard in essence means “the place where unusable metal, plastic and glass contraptions are dumped” specifically for recycling purposes. Scrapyard is a word derived from the word ‘scrap’, meaning that an object is of no longer use or uneconomical to repair and is sold or donated to the yard owner who then would strip down the automobile or similar scrap item and sell the parts at a profit or sell the steel, alloy and other metal remains to the smelters who refine these different metals.

The refined metals and plastics etc are used to reproduce forged, cast and extruded  products for resale as various sheet metals, metal tubes, pipes, solid bars and various forms of wire and other metal products which we are mainly going to concentrateon,  that are either drop forged, cast or machined from a solid billet such as steel and cast iron crankshafts, connecting rods, engine blocks and other car, truck, motorcycle, aircraft and any parts imaginable that are manufactured from recycled metals, plastic and glass etc.

There are thousands of scrapyard dealers in South Africa today which are commonly and mostly in the business of buying motor vehicles, aircraft and any unwanted scrap commodity of value that can be stripped down to the bare essentials and turned into cash.

The ‘scrapyard’ is a place where you would go if you wanted to find a certain car part for instance if you could warrant the exchange for a good used spare part for your motor car, aircraft or motorcycle. Whatever it is that you need the scrapyard is sure to add enough value to your time spent on finding the right part at the right price and then going to get it.

A purchase of a used motor vehicle part needs to be well checked out. The supplier should be that of a good standard and well known in the industry and whoever is making the purchase should know what he or she is buying as there are many down falls if you don’t know what you are buying. Always get a second quotation and ask someone with mechanical knowledge to accompany you with your sample of the used spares that you are looking for.

There is also a company such as Looking 4 Spares which can assist you in the buying and the selling of motor spares which offers the general public and motor trade the opportunity of safeguarding themselves when making a purchase or sale.

CLICK HERE http://www.looking4spares.co.za/safe-trade-account-3 which will take you straight to the Looking 4 Spares SAFE TRADE ACCOUNT and supply you with valuable information and help you understand how to make use of this fantastic service. You can also contact the Looking 4 Spares 1-Call-Centre on 0861-777722 for instant access and good advice through our telephone service.

CLICK HERE for the Find A Part Request Form which is sent out to over 200 scrap yards and parts suppliers nationwide. Whoever has the parts that you are looking for will contact you back with a quotation.

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Car Parts | Motorcycle Parts | Truck Parts

If you are looking for spares, motor parts or relative car, motorcycle or truck parts and accessories you can find all your spares by logging onto the internet which has many facets of useful places to find motor spares and accessories for your motor vehicle. Whether you drive a motor car, motorcycle or a light commercial vehicle or truck you will require spares for your vehicle at some time or other.

People who own or that are responsible for such vehicles have the options of purchasing new, used or aftermarket spares for their application. When in doubt on where to purchase motor parts, simply type your relative keywords into Google search bar and literally thousands of search results will come up in the blink of an eye. There are many websites in South Africa that can assist you in finding those elusive spares that you are looking for.

One such website is Looking 4 Spares which is specifically designed to accommodate individuals that are seeking to find a portal that will assist in all aspects of motor vehicle part finding and part locating for the motor trade throughout South Africa. Looking 4 Spares has multiple search functions that are easy to navigate which are designed to help even the slowest of beginners that are surfing internet sites for the very first time.

The Looking 4 Spares website has bold buttons which are relative to your search, such as the “I want to… " buttons, which help surfers easily identify what they want and with one click of a button can be transferred to a world of classifieds spares and other help functions such as the Looking 4 Spares Parts Request Form if simply competed, will be sent out with your name and your number to over 200 scrapyards, parts suppliers and reconditioning centres in South Africa.

Whichever supplier has the parts that you are looking for will contact you back directly with a quotation. You deal directly with the suppliers that contact you with information on the spares you request. Always check with the Looking 4 Spares help line and make sure that the suppliers are legitimate as fraudsters are rife on the internet, but if handled carefully through the correct channels, there is no need for concern.

Make use of our Safe Trade Account payment protection facility  http://www.looking4spares.co.za/safe-trade-account-3 when trading with an unknown supplier for the first time or a supplier that is at a distance whereby the parts cannot be viewed in real time. Remember to send a picture of the parts that you are purchasing to ensure that the parts you are contemplating buying are the same as the description!

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Used Engine and Gearbox Scrap Yards | Motor Parts

One-Call-Centre 0861-777722 with over 200 scrap yards and parts suppliers nationwide !

Looking for used engine and gearbox scrap yards and motor spares parts? Then contact your “1-Stop-One-Call-Centre” Dial 0861-777722 LOOKING 4 SPARES has a wide range of quality motor vehicle spare parts and accessory scrap yards and parts suppliers in South Africa.

If you are looking for spares for a particular make of motor vehicle then you need to contact the Looking 4 Spares One-Call-Centre for spares at the best prices today. Looking 4 Spares is your best bet at finding those elusive car, light delivery van, 4x4 and a wide range of motorbike parts and vehicle accessories at countrywide outlets.

No more phoning around wasting time…

Looking 4 Spares has over 200 vehicle scrap yards and parts suppliers throughout the country. We can help you ... find | buy | sell ... any motor vehicle spare parts at the click of a button by visiting the home page at www.looking4spares.co.za Complete the parts request form and your parts request for spares will be sent out to all participating parts suppliers, reconditioning centres and scrap yard dealers that receive our daily parts leads.

Whoever has the parts that you are looking for will contact you back with a quotation and availability on the parts you require. You deal directly with the scrap yard, supplier or reconditioning centre who have the stock or service you need. If you are doubtful about a certain supplier that has contacted you back with the parts, contact the Looking 4 Spares Call Centre immediately and query the supplier who has contacted you back.

Alternatively, you can make use of the Looking 4 Spares Safe trade Account, which is essentially a payment protection facility designed to safeguard the buyer and the suppliers when buying or selling spares and accessories over the internet. Should a parts supplier contact you at long distance or the parts supplier is unknown to anybody in the industry we suggest that you make use of the Looking 4 Spares Safe Trade Account VISIT http://www.looking4spares.co.za/safe-trade-account-3 for our terms and conditions of trade.

Motor car partsare abundantly available if you know where to find them. Looking 4 Spares has developed a system to make your life easy. Contact us today on 0861-777722 for fast and friendly service. Place a FREE ad on the Looking 4 Spares classifieds when you are buying, selling or just browsing for spares and accessories, For Sale or Wanted.

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CLICK HERE for the 'Looking 4 Spares' SAFE TRADE ACCOUNT payment protection facility when buying spares from an unknown supplier or motor scrap yard in South Africa.


Good Used Motor Spares | Motor Scrap Yards

Find, Buy, Sell find-A-part locator service 0861-777722

Once you buy a new or used car there will be routine maintenance services that have to be adhered to in order to keep your vehicle running efficiently. If your newly acquired car or bakkie is an older model, one of the most important and problematic areas will be keeping the engine in good working order. The motor that your vehicle is fitted with will either be a diesel or petrol engine powerplant and nowadays it is more than likely fitted with a turbocharger for efficiency.

Turbo’s are the way most vehicle manufacturers are heading as they can develop more power out of a smaller engine and therefore emit less amounts of carbon into the atmosphere thereby reducing global warming. A common turbo spins at approximately 175000 RPM and requires replacement or reconditioning every 60000 – 70000 km’s to keep the engine reliable.

Engines require more maintenance than any other part of a motor vehicle and it is recommended that you service the engine at the stipulated intervals. Servicing the engine requires the knowledge of a competent mechanic and the quality parts to get the job done. There are many mechanical workshops that maintain high standards but finding the correct mechanic can be trying on ones nerves as you can fall into a bottomless pit, hence the old saying, “you get what you pay for”.

Ask your friends and family if you are unsure and go to a mechanic that has a good name in the industry such as a franchised network. If your vehicle requires various new parts that are expensive you can turn to the used motor spares suppliers and motor scrap yards who stock good used motor spares that have been stripped from accident damaged cars, bakkies, SUV’s and 4x4 vehicles for their immense value in reusable mechanical, electrical and auto body parts that com at a fraction of the cost of a new part.

Motor spares can be sourced from your local motor parts supplier such as Midas, Autozone or similar suppliers who carry a wide variety of spares for most motor vehicles. These part are called aftermarket parts as they are manufactured by form of imitations of the original dealership parts. Then there is the motor scrap yard that offers good used parts at a very reasonable price.

If you are looking for spares for a particular motor car, light delivery vehicle or motorcycle, then there is a safe passage to locate and purchase your parts from a scrap yard or spares supplier. Contact the ‘Looking 4 Spares’ one-call-centre on 0861-777722 or visit www.looking4spares.co.za for quick service and good new and used spares. It’s a free service and always will be !

Make use of the Looking 4 Spares Safe Trade Account a payment protection facility that protects both 'the buyer' and 'the supplier' when buying spares from an unknown parts supplier or at a distance.



Motor Spares One-Call-Parts-Centre 0861 77 77 22

Trust in Your Instincts: “If it sounds too good to be true” it probably is and there’s something that's not right… By trusting your instincts and using common sense will save you from getting into a precarious situation and getting ripped off.

Don’t Give Out Personal Information: Never give out your personal information such as your credit card or ID number, your birthday and other private information.  

LOOKING 4 SPARES Safe Trade Account: Make use of our ‘Safe Trade Account’ payment protection facility, when buying or selling motor spares. Read up about the buying and selling tips and terms and conditions for using the safe trade service before trading with anyone who is selling spares from an unknown supplier or at a distance VISIT http://www.looking4spares.co.za/safe-trade-account The service can save you valuable time and money !

Inspect Parts Before You Pay: Once the parts reach you inspect them and any paperwork before signing for the goods with the courier that is present and always insist on an invoice or collection note or  tracking number.

Meet in Public: If you are buying from a stranger, always meet to exchange money and goods in a busy public place. If you feel uneasy about the person that you are meeting, meet outside a police station if you are carrying a substantial amount of cash and take a friend to accompany you.

Don’t hand over the spares: Make the buyer come to your vehicle or 'to you' to inspect the goods, and, don’t let him go to the car with items in hand if they haven’t paid you cash for them yet. Always dictate the terms and conditions.

Question the Sale or Purchase: Don’t be afraid to ask obvious questions. Ask the seller why they he is selling the item/s and about the condition and where the parts originate from. For the sellers of goods, don’t be afraid to ask buyers the same obvious questions related to the type of parts being bought or sold. If something sounds unrealistic it is more than likely unrealistic. If you are the buyer or the seller, you can always back out of a transaction before any money is exchanged and move on.

Know What You are Buying: Research the item you are planning on buying so that you understand and know exactly what you are actually getting when you pay. Make a drawing and take a picture saved on your smart phone for reference or even better take the sample with you. Research the parts on the internet. Google will supply you with all the relevant information at the click of a button. If you are buying or selling something, you can protect yourself by providing correct and detailed information about the part. Accurate information is the key to success here.  

Keep Transaction Records: If you buy and sell spares on a continuous basis, keep records of what you have bought and sold, where you have met, and who you bought or sold from including vehicle registration numbers, telephone and ID numbers any even take a picture of the buyer or seller or the vehicle they drive.

Be savvy and be smart when buying or selling goods from the unknown.

CLICK HERE for Safe Trade Account 'terms and conditions' when buying spares from an unknown supplier or at a distance.

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