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cheap parts are not the best option

When you are buying parts for your car, do you buy the cheapest that you can find? That is exactly what I did for years. When I installed new filters, I would choose the cheapest filter I could find and quickly put it in my car. After talking with my mechanic, I found that this was not the best practice when it comes to filters and many other parts. I created this blog to help others understand why the cheapest parts are not always the best parts for your car. Hopefully, you will make the same changes that I did to actually save yourself money in the long run.

4 Things That Cause A Car To Overheat

11 August 2015
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If you are driving down the road and you notice the temperature gauge start moving its way up to the hot side, your car is most likely about to overheat.  Some of the signs of overheating are a hot temperature gauge and smoke coming out the hood of your car. Here are some of the more common reasons why a car overheats. You Have a Coolant Leak One of the more common reasons a vehicle overheats is because there is a coolant leak you weren't aware of. Read More …

Taking Away The Haze Of An Oxidized Headlight

3 August 2015
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In time, your vehicle's headlights will become hazy in appearance from oxidation from the illumination under the glass. Many people opt to buy a new headlight when this occurs, often at a hefty price. If you have a bit of patience and the proper tools, you may be able to remove the hazing from the highlight on your own. Here are some instructions to follow in getting your hazy headlight looking like new. Materials You Will Need Read More …

About Transmission Problems & Getting A New One At A Discount

29 July 2015
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Has your car stopped allowing you to drive backwards? You are likely experiencing a problem with the transmission, as it must be in good shape in order for your gears to function as they should. Find out below about the problems a bad transmission can cause to a vehicle, as well as how you can get it replaced on a low budget by visiting a salvage yard. What Makes the Transmission Important to a Vehicle? Read More …

Dispelling Common Misconceptions About Aftermarket And Remanufactured Auto Parts

29 July 2015
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More consumers than ever are doing their own auto repairs—meaning that most do-it-yourselfers are buying used and aftermarket auto parts. What should a buyer know about the differences between aftermarket and OEM parts? Should you buy your own parts and take them to the repair shop to save money? Today, we will answer these questions and dispel some misconceptions on buying remanufactured and aftermarket parts, and we will offer some tips to ensure that you get the parts you need. Read More …

Three Reasons Why You Would Want To Buy Car Parts Online

27 July 2015
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With dozens of mechanic and auto body shops all over your area, you may wonder why you would ever want to buy car parts online. There are auto parts stores that specialize in just parts, too, so it seems out of place to buy parts off the internet. The truth is, if you do a little digging around, you will find that the parts you want have quite a vast pricing difference among mechanics and auto parts stores, compounded by the fact that retail merchandisers offer bigger discounts to attract your business. Read More …