Used Parts: A Blog About Car Wrecking And Recycling

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Used Parts: A Blog About Car Wrecking And Recycling

Hi there! I'm Dave, and I have a most unusual hobby. I love visiting car wrecking yards. As part of the research for my thesis on the effects of car waste on the environment, I like to watch the process of cars being crushed and pieces being salvaged for recycling. Recently, in China, I saw a state-of-the-art plant which could even separate out the coins that people had dropped behind the back seat! Most friends and family I talk to don't realise the amount of metal and other materials that could be recycled rather than putting old cars in landfills. I have started this blog to outline all the ways that car wreckers help our planet. I hope you find the topic as fascinating as I do. Thank you for smashing in.

Five Signs Your Trailer Needs a Repair

Axles can be essential on a trailer, but like any other parts, axles often need to be replaced. Here are five signs that you may want to talk with a trailer repair professional about your axles. 1. Clicking Sounds When the joints in the axle become too loose, the components may knock against each other, and you may hear a clicking noise, especially when turning. To listen out for the noise, turn off your radio, open the window and listen for clicks as you turn. Read More