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An LKQ Alternative for Used Parts

An LKQ Alternative for Used Parts

The US auto recycling industry is huge, and is made up of over 6,000 licensed dismantlers nationwide. These licensed professionals can be a great source for used parts for the car you’re trying to repair. Whether you got into a fender bender and need some body parts, or you need a replacement alloy wheel, you can usually find used parts for a fraction of the dealer price. Unlike new dealer parts, used parts can vary tremendously in price. For example,…

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The Importance of Choice

The Importance of Choice

In any open financial market, you probably know that price is merely a byproduct of two polarized principles. Supply Demand As you probably learned in grade school, the greater the supply of any given product, the less expensive it becomes. This is because if nobody is asking to buy it, suppliers will be left holding on to them. The opposite is true when demand in a product rises. Greater demand leads to fewer products being available, which creates scarcity. This…

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Our Wheels are Turning

Our Wheels are Turning

If you look away for too long, you might miss out on all that we are doing to constantly improve the PartsMarket experience for our customers. Fresh after Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, we have already launched our latest promotion… And it’s all about wheels! For those that have asked us about wheels in the past, you may find this as a shock. But it’s true. As we work hard to fill in the gaps, we continue to expand our…

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Finding Parts for My 2000 Ford Ranger

Finding Parts for My 2000 Ford Ranger

When I lived in Sacramento, my family occasionally needed to transport large items: furniture, construction materials, and the like. I always fancied the idea of getting a small truck, but I was never sure if I would use the truck enough to justify paying $5,000-$10,000. One day, I was browsing Craigslist and found a red 2000 Ford Ranger with only 73,000 miles for $1,500. Only one problem… The truck has been in a front collision and needed repair. After negotiating…

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OEM vs. Aftermarket vs. Used Parts for Collision Repair

OEM vs. Aftermarket vs. Used Parts for Collision Repair

Auto body shops, collision repair facilities, and insurance companies have a variety of choices for sourcing parts for collision repair. When choosing between OEM, aftermarket, and used auto parts, it’s important to know the costs and benefits of each type of part. Whether you’re looking for a Toyota Prius Bumper or a BMW 328i headlight, choosing the right part for your repair job can save you time and money. OEM Parts New OEM or Dealer Parts are great in terms…

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