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Benefits of Using OE-Quality Parts: Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our article on the benefits of using OE-quality parts. As we stated in Part 1, all aftermarket auto parts are not created equal. Whether you’re a technician, retailer or distributor, it’s important to select quality aftermarket parts, and recommend them to your customers.

2019 Presents Big Challenges for Auto Parts Manufacturers

Every year brings new challenges for manufacturers, but 2019 could see even more significant changes taking place. As we head deeper into the new year, it becomes clear what the three main challenges are going to be for auto parts manufacturers. Let’s explore each one.

Benefits of Using OE-Quality Parts: Part 1

All aftermarket auto parts are not created equal. Whether you’re a technician, retailer, or distributor, it’s important to select quality aftermarket parts, and recommend them to your customers. When a consumer purchases a vehicle, they have an expectation that the parts and components are engineered and manufactured to the highest standards to perform as the OE vehicle manufacturer intended.

Talk To Your Customers About Holiday Road Trips This Season

When a road trip is right around the corner, repairs and preventative maintenance are necessary. As the summer winds down, consumers stop planning road trips… or do they?

Predictions: Automotive Customization Technology in 2038

Automotive technology is changing rapidly. This makes it difficult to predict how advanced and different the automotive industry will be when 2038 rolls around. However, it’s possible to predict a few things about automotive customization based on the current trends at performance shops.

Understanding Ignition Systems: The advantages and disadvantages of three common ignition systems

While cars have changed drastically throughout history, there’s one constant that all combustible engines have in common: an ignition system. In this article, we touch on the features of three ignition systems, as well advantages and disadvantages of each.

Looking Ahead: Where Will Performance Shops Be In 2038?

2038 seems far away, but it’ll be here before we know it. Technology is evolving – quickly – and it’s interesting to see how the advancements are already affecting the auto industry. It’s hard to predict what’ll happen in 20 years.

5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Spark Plugs

Changing your spark plugs is a necessary part of scheduled maintenance for every vehicle, but this simple replacement can do much more than just extend the life of your car or truck. Below are four quick reasons or benefits to consider when deciding if you want to upgrade your spark plugs.

How To Find A Quality Parts Manufacturer

Whether you’re an installer, retailer, or distributor, it’s important to work with a quality auto parts manufacturer. That way, you can offer your customers assurances about quality and reliability, minimize returns and comebacks, and save time hunting for products.

Water Pump Maintenance for All Seasons

Water pump failure can happen at any time during the year. Depending on the season, your customer may see different symptoms, and not understand the root cause. We’ll point out below a couple of symptoms that vary with the season, and some that stay the same all year round.

Spot Counterfeit Parts Like A Pro: Five Tell-Tale Signs to Look For

If you are selling auto parts online, you should be aware of a scam that’s going on. A “customer” purchases a legitimate part from your shop and returns a counterfeit part in its place. They get a refund, and then they sell the legitimate part to someone else.

What Service Pros Need to Know Going Into Warmer Weather

With warm weather comes certain car problems. One of the most common problems is fan clutch failure, which is more noticeable in warm weather. The fan clutch serves an important role in the engine’s cooling system.