Top 10 Classic Car Junkyards in Illinois based on customer reviews

Discover excellence in classic car junkyads in Illinois with our selection of the 10 best, backed by real experiences of those who have already trusted their services.

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    1. Mo-Par City

    6309 E Brick Rd, Oregon, IL 61061

    5/5 - 3 reviews 

    auto restoration used auto & classic car parts shipping available 

    The finest approach to economize large amounts of money on spare pieces suitable for your automobile is to contact this junkyard in the Oregon location, this is a great option. Other users have shared 3 opinions about this salvage yard.

          Cody B. Google Review

    "Glad places like this are still in business. Called Larry and he took care of me pretty quickly over the phone. He had both of the hard to find parts that I needed and shipped them out..."more

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    2. Yingling Salvage Inc.

    1110 E Church St, Sandwich, IL 60548

    4/5 - 3 reviews 

    used auto & classic car parts self service 

    Looking for a self-serve junkyard with a wide selection of used parts? You're in the right place. This junkyard is the perfect spot to find parts for older vehicles that other yards may not have. With fair pricing and a helpful staff, customers can easily find what they need for their vehicle restoration projects. And don't forget your boots – the yard can get muddy after heavy rain!

          Qman Google Review

    "Very good pricing. If you have an old domestic this place is a goldmine. I would recommend bringing a good set of boots since this junk yard is built on an old lake bed and it can get muddy..."more

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    3. Thompson Auto Wreckers

    5049 S 1400W Rd, Chebanse, IL 60922

    5/5 - 4 reviews 

    salvage yard used auto & classic car parts self service 

    This salvage yard aims to provide a very specialized and skilled assistance at very reasonable prices, with an extensive diversity of supply and with the warranties expected by its clients. You have the possibility to reach this company near the town of Chebanse (Illinois). Additional info: They work from Monday to Friday.In addition, you may read 4 thoughts left by our visitors.

          Jonathan R. SalvageParts Review

    Totally prepared

    "Thompson's has all the parts and advice you could need, regardless of year, make, or model you're working with. Thankfully I don't have to send others to get what I need..."more

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    4. Circus Auto Parts

    13701 S Ashland Ave, Riverdale, IL 60827

    3.7/5 - 3 reviews 

    used auto & classic car parts self service 

    Looking for affordable used auto parts? This salvage yard offers a self-serve option for those looking to save on vehicle repairs. With a wide selection of used and classic car parts, customers can easily find what they need at competitive prices. Whether you're restoring a vintage vehicle or just need a replacement part, this junkyard has got you covered with their auto parts sales and classic car parts sales services.

          Trisha B. Google Review

    "*I updated my review to add 2 more stars, I appreciate the response from the owner. I hope the business will also update their website, gate sign and phone message with the correct hours*..."more

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    5. Callear Autos & Parts

    3719 W Farmington Rd, Peoria, IL 61604

    4.7/5 - 3 reviews 

    used auto, truck & classic car parts used motorcycle parts self service 

    If you're looking for a self-serve junkyard with a wide variety of used parts, this is the place for you. Nestled in the woods, this salvage yard offers customers the chance to search through piles of parts ranging from brake drums to specialty motorcycle pieces. The friendly and knowledgeable staff make it easy to find exactly what you need, all at a reasonable price. Whether you're looking for something specific or just enjoy rummaging through treasures, this salvage yard is the perfect spot for all your part needs.

          Ane K. Google Review

    "20JAN2015 I am in the process of rebuilding a 1979 cafe racer! I needed a few odds and ins for it & heard of this place via through family! Very friendly people/owner! I literally found everything..."more

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    6. A-1 Automotive

    1112 S Johnson St, Macomb, IL 61455

    3.7/5 - 3 reviews 

    salvage yard used auto & classic car parts towing service 

    Visit a local salvage yard with a wide selection of used car parts for all your automotive needs. The knowledgeable staff can help you find the right parts for your vehicle, and they also offer towing services and mechanical work. Don't miss their annual auction to snag some great deals on old cars and parts.

          Mike S. Google Review

    "Great place Gary's a great guy he can handle all your Towing needs once a year he has a big auction where he sells off all the cars he's picked up from the previous year have some old Chevys..."more

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    7. A&B. Auto parts

    1664 Guetschow Ave, South Beloit, IL 61080

    4.7/5 - 3 reviews 

    used auto & classic car parts 

    This family-owned auto parts store offers a wide selection of used parts that are hard to find elsewhere. The friendly and helpful staff prioritize customer service and offer a straightforward buying experience. With a focus on quality and an extensive inventory, customers can expect to find unique car parts for their needs.

          Amanda A. Google Review

    "I love this place! They have parts you can't find anywhere else. The family that owns and operates this place are friendly, straightforward, and really seem to care about their customers. They..."more

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    8. Berninger Jim Auto Wrecking

    31968 N 00 E Rd, Streator, IL 61364

    5/5 - 3 reviews 

    salvage yard used auto & classic car parts 

    This salvage yard located just south of Streator, IL offers a broad selection of used vehicle parts at fair prices. Customers appreciate the friendly service and the ability to remove their own parts. With a good stock of parts for older cars, this business is a great option for cost-effective, reliable automotive components.

          Stevan T. Google Review

    "This is a small salvage yard out in the country just south of Streator, IL. Jim is a very likable guy and his prices are very fair. I removed my own parts. I was looking for a part for an older..."more

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    9. Mr. Impala's Auto Parts

    3351 Greenwich Ln, Island Lake, IL 60042

    5/5 - 3 reviews 

    used auto parts store used auto & classic car parts shipping available 

    Looking for reliable used auto parts? This Houston-based store offers fast communication, quick delivery, and precise product descriptions to ensure you get the right part in great condition. Customers rave about their helpful and friendly customer service, making them the go-to source for hard-to-find items.

          Nic W. Google Review

    "Restoring my Pop's last dream car, a 1996 Impala SS. This is my first time ordering from here. I haven't received my order, but just ordered it today. So far customer service is AWESOME! Very..."more

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    10. Rock Valley Antique

    5295 28th Ave, Rockford, IL 61109

    3.7/5 - 3 reviews 

    used auto & classic car parts 

    A family owned auto parts store, offering top-quality classic car parts from reputable brands. Known for their exceptional customer service and professionalism, they take pride in helping customers find the right parts, no matter how challenging. With a strong focus on reliability, this business is highly recommended for all classic car enthusiasts.

          Frank M. Google Review

    "Sitting in Europe and nursing an eternal love for US classic cars especially of the 1950s is a hard piece of bread at times. Yet with absolute highlight partners like Rock Valley and especially..."more

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FAQs on classic car junkyards in Illinois

Do they offer shipping services?


Some offer shipping for parts, but policies vary, so it's best to inquire with the specific business.

How can I find reviews and ratings of these local businesses?


In the list above you'll find the most recent review of each business. In addition, you can click on a business to see all the testimonials from their customers.

Are they cash-only, or do they accept credit cards?


Payment methods vary; check with the specific yard for accepted forms of payment.

Are they child-friendly for visits?


Some may allow children, but it's best to check their policies in advance.

What safety precautions should I take when visiting a classic car junkyard?


Wear appropriate clothing and safety gear, and follow yard rules for a safe visit.

Can I visit them for restoration inspiration?


Yes, visiting them can provide inspiration for classic car restoration projects.

Do they sell entire classic cars?


Some sell complete classic cars, while others focus on parts.

Do they offer installation services?


Some may offer installation services, while others focus on selling parts.