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3 of the Most Common Cars Found in Salvage Yards

If you’ve ever been in the market to buy or sell a car, you know how hard it can be to find the right car for the right price. If you're in Philadelphia or the surrounding area, however, it doesn't have to be difficult at all. Orthodox Auto Company not only has used auto parts in their salvage yard, they also have a wide variety of damaged, or accident cars. I know what you're thinking, "Why would I want to buy a damaged car or one that was in an accident?". The answer is simple. You can find some truly incredible deals if you are willing to dig a little and can summon your inner grease monkey. When looking for a bargain at a salvage yard, there are certain cars that you have an excellent chance of finding.

1. Chrysler PT Cruiser

Over a million of these were produced during its run from 2000-2009, and many have found their way into scrap yards. You should be able to find this vehicle with a minimal amount of searching.

2. Ford Taurus

While it's common knowledge that the transmissions on these vehicles are not terribly dependable, the Taurus was a common rental car and, as such, was kept on a rigid service and maintenance schedule. Despite the common transmission issues, a meticulously cared for car can have some incredible potential.

3. Dodge and Chrysler Minivans

Nobody really knows why there are so many minivans at the junk yard, but if you're willing to do some searching, you likely can find a good one that is worth fixing up.

When you are looking for your next car, consider visiting Orthodox Auto Company and finding a diamond in the rough. With a little work, you can get a great car for an unbeatable price. Contact us today at (215) 608-3270. We'd be glad to answer all your questions and help you through the salvage car buying process.


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