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Talking About Stock Parts and Aftermarket Components

Hello, my name is Cody. Welcome to my site. I want to talk to you about the difference between stock parts and aftermarket components. For many new vehicles, it just makes sense to use the stock parts for maintenance and repairs. If you want to improve your vehicle’s performance, however, you will benefit from aftermarket components instead. Stock parts for older vehicles tend to fall out of production, which is where aftermarket components shine. I hope to provide you with all of the information you need to know when choosing between these options for your auto parts. Thanks for visiting.

Using Additives To Reduce Diesel Particulate Filter Clogging

5 May 2016
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Diesel particulate filters (DPFs) help to reduce environmental pollution by trapping soot particles from a vehicle's exhaust. While this is great for the environment, continued accumulation of the trapped particles in the DPF can restrict the flow of exhaust and may thus reduce the performance of the vehicle. DPF regeneration To help reduce the risks of DPF-related performance problems, manufacturers have designed the DPF in such a way as to allow the accumulated soot to be burnt off. Read More …

Repurposing Salvaged Auto Parts: 3 Unique Projects

4 May 2016
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Experts estimate that some 17.5 million new cars were purchased by consumers in the year 2015 alone. Many of these cars were meant to replace cars that had gotten too old to drive, or had been rendered inoperable due to accident. Discarded cars often find their way into salvage yards. If you thought that the auto parts in a salvage yard were good only to mechanics, you couldn't be more wrong. Read More …

3 Things You Should Know Before Buying A Used Transmission

30 April 2016
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The last thing you ever want to hear from a mechanic as a vehicle owner is that your car is in need of a new transmission. With the average cost of a replacement transmission ranging anywhere between $4000 and $8000, it is only logical for most vehicle owners to seek out a used transmission from another vehicle instead to save money. However, before you jump on any used transmission that you find listed for sale on Craigslist or local classifieds, there are some pretty important things that you need to know. Read More …

Learn Three Things On Your Car You Can Easily Replace By Visiting A Salvage Yard

26 April 2016
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Many people assume that the only time they need to go to a salvage yard to replace a part on their car is when it has been in an accident. That is not the case at all. When you go to a salvage yard, you can purchase any part that comes on or in a car. Use the guide below to learn a few parts that you could find at a salvage yard to replace damaged or missing items in your car. Read More …

Removing And Replacing An Old, Rusty Car Door With Powered Windows And Locks

26 April 2016
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The rock salt used to treat winter driving conditions unfortunately helps to rust cars out faster than normal. A rusty car can be an eye sore, but it doesn't mean that the car can't continue to run well. The bottom of doors typically rust out faster than other parts on a car, and to make the car look good again, all you have to do is replace the doors with ones that don't have rust on them. Read More …