Understanding Auto Part Numbers

  • Is It Time For A New Excavator Bucket?

    20 July 2022

    Excavators are among the most useful pieces of machinery at any construction site.  Many excavators come equipped with a basic bucket that may or may not meet your needs. Replacing your excavator bucket could allow you to make the machine more productive in the future. Here are three things you should take into consideration when determining which bucket is right for your excavator. 1. Material Density It's essential that you identify the type of material you work with most often when investing in a new bucket for your excavator.

  • 3 Indications You Need New Brake Hoses

    16 February 2022

    Your brake hoses are the unsung heroes of your car's braking system. These intrepid components carry your brake fluid the "last mile" between your hard lines and your brake calipers. These hoses need to provide adequate flow while remaining flexible enough to move with your car as it bounces over bumps and holes in the road. Since your brake hoses can take so much abuse, they tend to wear out and fail over time.

  • What To Do If You Want To Get Rid A Junk Car You Inherited

    11 October 2021

    Do you have a loved one who passed away and you received their car, which you view as junk? Sometimes it is hard to get rid of property due to sentimental value. However, if you have already decided that you do not need or want the car, it is a good idea to consider a cash-for-cars service. The process is not as complicated as some individuals assume. Depending on the condition of the vehicle, you could benefit your community by selling the car.

  • VW Transporter Van Restorations and Upkeep Tasks to Remember

    14 April 2021

    If you have an old VW transporter, restoring it can be a good investment. This may be an ongoing project that also involves a lot of work. After you complete the restorations, the old vehicle is also going to need continued upkeep. The following information will help with your transporter van restoration and maintenance: Engine and Transmission Restoration The engine and transmission are some of the most important repairs that need to be done for restorations.

  • Why SHOULDN'T You Trade In That Old Clunker?

    5 August 2020

    When you're getting rid of a newer car, there's usually only one decision to make: private sale or dealership trade-in? With older vehicles or vehicles that don't run, it may also be profitable to sell your old junk car to a scrapyard. If you find yourself in this particular situation, then these four advantages may convince you that a junkyard is a better option than a dealership trade-in. 1. Greater Flexibility

  • How To Find Affordable Used Engines

    25 September 2019

    If you have a vehicle that now needs another engine put in it, you might have already started to panic because the cost of a brand new engine is really high. You might wonder if that is something you can even do so you can get your vehicle back out on the road. However, you do not really need a brand new engine. There are plenty of used engines out there that still have plenty of life left in them and you can get those engines for a small fraction of the price for what you would spend on a new engine.

  • Why You Should Not Replace Brake Lines Yourself

    5 June 2019

    If you are having braking issues, and your brake pads and rotors have recently been changed, then there is a chance that your brake line has developed a leak. And, while you can potentially make the repair yourself, this is typically a bad idea. There are a few reasons why this is the case. Keep reading to learn why. You May Not Find All The Leaks  Your braking system will develop leaks mainly due to corrosion issues.