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Selling your wheels at the dealer used to be all about convenience. But nowadays, car dealerships are hungry for high-profit used cars, so you can get top dollar and save the hassle of selling yourself.

First, take your wheels to the used-car chain CarMax, says Ronald Montoya, a consumer advice editor with They'll make you an offer good for up to a week. Then ask your dealer to beat it.

By Peter Valdes Dapena @Money - Last updated June 06 2012: 3:56 PM ET
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