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    How to Upgrade Your Car on a Budget



    Are you looking to revamp and upgrade your vehicle?


    If so, but you can’t afford to make a significant investment, you’re not alone. Cars can cost a fortune, which is why many people look to add in a few accessories and give their cars a new life. It’s also a great way of making your car stand out from the crowd and look more appealing too.

    So, what can you do to upgrade its look without splashing too much cash?


    In this article, we’ll walk you through some of the great tips you can upgrade your Calgary car on a budget. Keep reading to learn more.


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    Factors to Consider When Purchasing Truck Parts


    Trucks spend a lot of time on the road and rack up some serious mileage. In fact, the average for one semi each year is 45,000 miles , with long-distance trucks racking up to 100,000 miles per year. 

    When buying truck parts, it’s important that you get the right piece for your vehicle. It needs to be hardwearing and built to last. But what other factors do you need to consider when purchasing truck parts? Keep on reading to learn more!


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    How to Find Quality Used Auto Parts


    Every year, over 27 million vehicles get recycled all over the world. The global car recycling industry is one of the largest. Much of that steel and rubber from recycled cars gets melted down and turned into new products.


    However, automotive recyclers also supply wholesale and retail customers with good quality auto parts costing 20% - 80% less than new parts.

    Purchasing quality used auto parts isn't difficult, but it's essential to know how to shop.

    Keep reading for a quick guide on how to find quality used auto parts.


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    5 Tips to Keep Your Truck in Good Repair

    Trucks are just about the toughest civilian transport option around. They tend to be big and strong, capable of carrying serious loads. That said, trucks, like any machine, also break.


    That's why today we've put together five tips to help you keep your truck in good repair! Remember that auto maintenance is a lot easier and cheaper if you're diligent about fixing things before they cause major issues.


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    Advantages of Visiting the Recycling Centre for Used Car Parts


    If you have ever owned a vehicle, you will have purchased auto replacement parts for it at some point in time. Consider getting used car parts as they are equally efficient and come cheaper compared to brand new parts. A-1 Parts For Less is an automobile wrecking and recycling centre in Calgary with an inventory of used auto parts to choose from. Our products and services include auto recycling, used truck parts and used car parts. Read our blog to know why used auto parts are better than new auto parts.

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    Things You Need to Know Before Recycling Your Old Car


    Auto recycling comes with plenty of benefits that can also help you earn extra cash for your old car. Recycling ensures your old vehicle is properly disposed of and limits the car parts that usually end up in landfills. It also has a positive impact on the environment. Less energy is required in the production of new metals, which in turn reduces the number of greenhouse gases released in the atmosphere. Look for an auto recycling company that is experienced in separating the toxic car fluids and recycling components like gasoline, batteries and tires. Count on A-1 Parts For Less LTD for environmentally friendly auto recycling in Calgary. We ensure our auto reprocessing limits the environmental impact and helps increase the number of recycled parts.

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    Frequently Asked Questions on Auto Recycling


    Recycling is beneficial across all industries. It is an environmentally friendly and economical solution to the growing demand for raw materials. A-1 Parts For Less LTD provides auto recycling services in Calgary. We have put together FAQs in this blog to help you understand the auto recycling procedure.

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    What Happens to a Car After Recycling?


    Many companies are becoming more environmentally conscious and this has increased the importance of auto recycling in the automotive industry. The process allows for parts to be reused along with safely disposing of hazardous materials. It’s common for people to doubt what happens after recycling a car. A-1 Parts For Less can help clarify what goes into the recycling process to help put your mind at ease.


    We sell used truck parts and car parts in Calgary. Our technicians are experts in salvaging usable parts for resale. You can search our inventory online to find the parts you need.

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    Why Used Auto Parts Are Better Than New Auto Parts


    Choosing between used and new auto parts to repair your old vehicle is often difficult. Buying new auto parts is expensive, and there is never a guarantee that you won’t have any problems with them. Purchasing used auto parts has several advantages, such as not having to wait for the parts. Buying used auto parts also helps limit the toxic materials that get into groundwater and the soil. Count on A-1 Parts For Less LTD for reliable used car parts in Calgary. We also provide used auto and truck parts online to make your search hassle-free.

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    What Are the Common Recyclable Automotive Parts?


    Old, worn-out vehicle parts are usually replaced during regular maintenance. The same happens to parts of vehicles damaged in accidents; the entire vehicle is replaced if the damage is severe. Most times, all these waste parts pile up in landfills. This has severe environmental impacts such as an increase in the carbon footprint, soil and water contamination. Instead of throwing away old car parts or truck parts, consider auto recycling.

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    5 Important Benefits of Buying Used Auto Parts


    If you are restoring or repairing a vehicle and in need of parts, then you'll have to decide whether those parts will be new or used. At A-1 Parts For Less LTD, we provide used auto parts in Calgary for both cars and trucks, and we want to help you make an informed decision about the best types of parts for your vehicle. Here are the top five reasons why used car or truck parts might be the right choice for you.

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    Why Trucks Are Popular: Finding Truck Parts in Calgary


    Pickup trucks have steadily risen in popularity over the course of the last decade and are now preferred by many drivers over sedans and SUVs. At A-1 Parts For Less LTD, we sell used truck parts in Calgary, and we've certainly taken notice of this trend.

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    Why Auto Recycling is good for the Environment


    Auto recycling ensures that old vehicles are disposed of in a safe and responsible manner. During the recycling process, auto wreckers such as Calgary's A-1 Parts For Less LTD salvage any usable parts and process them for resale. Auto recycling in Calgary has numerous environmental benefits that you should consider when you need to dispose of an old vehicle.

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    A Guide to Purchasing Used Truck and Car Parts


    Auto maintenance and repair can be costly, especially when you need replacement parts. Thankfully, you can save a lot of money by buying used car parts in Calgary. The cost of used auto parts is always significantly cheaper than buying those same parts new.

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    Auto Recycling and the Environment


    Calgarians are always quick to help out the environment by recycling what they can. Many, however, still don't know about all of the important environmental benefits of auto recycling in Calgary. When it comes time to get rid of an old vehicle, the best thing that you could do for the environment is to have it recycled at an automobile wrecking and recycling centre such as A-1 Parts For Less LTD. There are three main ways that auto recycling in Calgary helps the environment.

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    Myths About Auto Wreckers - Debunked


    Sourcing new parts for your car or truck doesn't have to cost you a small fortune if you choose to use recycled parts from a wrecked car. Unfortunately, many people don't consider this option because of some common myths that they have been led to believe about auto wreckers. The auto wreckers in Calgary at A-1 Parts For Less LTD are here to clear up some of these misconceptions so that you can feel good about getting the parts you need at a price you can afford.

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    Old Car Parts


    Recycling has become a part of our everyday life with nearly all materials available to be recycled or reused in one way or another, and automobiles and their parts are no exception to this rule, and recycling them provides a number of benefits to the environment - and your wallet.

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    Used Car Parts


    As an auto wrecker and recycler, A-1 Parts For Less, we save all usable auto parts so that customers like you can save money on repairing your car or truck. If you’re the Do-it-Yourself or DIY kind of person – guy or gal – then consider these simple rules that can increase your chances of getting good used car parts for your planned DIY repair. If you’re not the DIY repair expert, you still may need to be the one to buy the part(s) for your mechanic, and avoid their mark-up. Here’s what to look for:

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A-1 Parts For Less LTD

7320 36th Street NE,

Calgary, AB T3J 4C9


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Monday - Friday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Service Area

Calgary and the surrounding area


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