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Where to Find Auto Parts in Your City

December 26th, 2009 Labelle Chevrolet 250 comments
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Where to Find Auto Parts in Your City




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If your car needs repairs then chances are that you have taken it to one of the main auto repair shops around your city or state before. In fact, there are probably more auto repair shops in one city than their are auto parts stores. This is all par for the course, however, if one needs to make their own car repairs or wants to, auto parts definitely need to be found. If you are having a hard time trying to find the auto parts that you need then there should be plenty of stores in your area that will allow you to get the repairs that need to be done on your car. Here are some suggestions of retail stores to try if you are trying to find some auto parts :

NAPA

The NAPA store has long been a popular auto parts store that people have been able to visit in order to buy the auto parts that they need. There are plenty of these types of stores around. In fact, this is a chain auto parts store that is located not only in each State, but also outside of the United States as well. While at NAPA, one is able to get the exact auto parts that is needed in order to make the repairs to an automobile. Furthermore, the NAPA Company also has auto repair shops sprinkled throughout the country as well. For example, there is a NAPA AutoCare Center, NAPA Collision Center, as well as a NAPA Truck Center. There is usually a NAPA auto parts store wherever there is a NAPA store of any kind, but one cal always call just in case. Furthermore, NAPA also has an online store where one can purchase auto parts from them and have them shipped immediately through a UPS service.

AutoZone

Another chain auto parts store that is very popular is AutoZone. AutoZone is also a store that has an auto parts retail store in virtually every place around the United States, but they do differ from NAPA in a slightly different way. Whereas NAPA traditionally stocks auto parts for many cars and that’s about it, AutoZone has a whole selection of other different automobile products in their stores. For example, self-contained batteries can be purchased, heavy-duty flashlights, along with a whole plethora of other products made for automobiles. AutoZone is one of those household names that is always spoken of and can be trusted to obtain the correct and best auto parts from.

Auto Repair Shops

One place that you may not have thought to ask is an auto repair shop. Believe it or not, auto repair shops do have connections when they want to purchase auto parts for various repair projects.

Choosing the Right Auto Parts for your Suspension

December 26th, 2009 Labelle Chevrolet 244 comments
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Choosing the Right Auto Parts for your Suspension




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There are many things that you must think about before repairing your car and the most important issue that must be decided is on the right auto parts for the job. There are so many options to choose from. Many people contend that a certain brand of auto parts is the best for any job, some people choose strictly OEM auto parts , and there are others who choose after-market auto parts simply because there is less of a hassle and they are less expensive anyway. One scenario where you may encounter deciding which auto parts are right for the job is when dealing with repairing your whole suspension on your car.

Have you ever been traveling down the road and were able to feel every nook, cranny, and small bump that came along? What usually happens when your suspension system needs replacing is that the auto parts that are in your car give out and your car bounces vigorously up and down on the road no matter what kinds of rocks or bumps that are hit. If you are serious about changing the suspension system on your car, though, there are certain auto parts that you should know about that will do the job properly. Not all of them are cheap, but they certainly are needed in order to get the automobile back in tip top shape.

Strut Assembly

There are several words for the suspension on your car that can be used interchangeably. For example, the struts on your car, the auto parts involved with the suspension, as well as the shocks in your car are all the exact same part; however, they are just slightly different methods of calling them. The strut assembly that you must buy can come from virtually any place that sells new auto parts and these are generally going to be anywhere from $75 to $100. For a little bit more one is actually able to buy lifetime warranties, which is a great deal to those who want the added protection! Since the struts, or suspension system, don’t need to be changed very often, many people just decide to buy the part.

Strut Mount

The strut mount is another one of the auto parts that is crucial to having a successful suspension system again, but the main purpose of this auto part is to provide a bed for the whole strut assembly. These auto parts usually vary with the brand that produces them, but they are generally somewhere around the $50 price.

Shock Absorbers

The third type of auto parts that you’ll need when repairing the suspension is the shock absorbers. These are part of what will absorb the bounce in the automobile ride, but these are not all that expensive either. Nevertheless, the shock absorber auto parts

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