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18 Reasons To Shop at PartsMarket in 2018

18 Reasons To Shop at PartsMarket in 2018

Happy New Year! As you plan for your 2018, I wanted to give you 18 reasons one of your resolutions should be to work with, and/or order parts from, PartsMarket more often during the new year. 1) Our inventory never stops growing. 2) We offer superior warranties on all our parts. 3) We respect your cycle time by delivering parts when you need them. 4) Our quoting portal is a one-of-a-kind online ordering experience. 5) Our support staff will continue…

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Deal #12: Transmissions

Deal #12: Transmissions

On the twelfthth deal of Christmas, PartsMarket gave to me twelve transmissions humming… What does a transmission do? The task of a car’s transmission is to make sure that the right amount of power goes to your wheels to drive at the driver’s desired speed. It works by shifting gears in a very similar fashion to what you see on a multi-speed bike. If you look at a bicycle, if the chain is off, the bike won’t move. If the…

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A Holiday Greeting

A Holiday Greeting

Merry Christmas from all of us at PartsMarket! With so many holiday campaigns and coupon codes available right now, I thought it would be nice to take it easy this week. Much like what you should be doing as you relax and spend some time with your loved ones during the holiday. If you are still working on vehicles and need parts, you can use CHRISTMAS5 for 5% off your order. We’d like to wish you and yours a very…

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Deal #11: Exhaust Pipes

Deal #11: Exhaust Pipes

On the eleventh deal of Christmas, PartsMarket gave to me eleven pipes exhausting… Pipes can be exhausting Exhaust pipes are a rather divise piece to your vehicle. While they’re dirty and often mostly an eye sore, they are super critical to the entire process. How Does An Exhaust (Pipe) Work? Exhaust gases are collected from the cylinder head in the engine by an exhaust manifold. The exhaust manifold acts as a funnel, diverting exhaust gases from all cylinders of the…

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Deal #10: Wheels

Deal #10: Wheels

On the tenth deal of Christmas, PartsMarket gave to me ten wheels spinning… Wheels, wheels, wheels. Our cars need them, but they can become the problem child of a fantastic vehicle. Don’t get me wrong. I appreciate a tire. After all, they take the brunt of the force on a drive. They quite literally hold a car on their shoulders. Let’s give them some respect. But it is frustrating when any of the following unfortunate events happen to your tires:…

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Deal #9: Dash Panels

Deal #9: Dash Panels

On the ninth deal of Christmas, PartsMarket gave to me nine panels dashing… What is a Dash Panel? I don’t know about you, but I purchase my cars based around how they look and how comfortable they feel on the inside. I’m not just talking leather seats and sunroofs either. It’s all about the technology! A dash panel incorporates all of the knobs you see in front of you. It formally consists of the instrument panel, the glovebox, and the…

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Deal #8: Engines

Deal #8: Engines

On the eighth deal of Christmas, PartsMarket gave to me eight engines revving… Although we all think we know exactly what an engine does for our cars, it’s necessary to overview the details to ensure we’re all on the same page (or driving on the same road?). What is an Engine? An engine, also referred to as a motor, is a heavy-duty machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy. Heat engines burn a fuel to create…

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Deal #7: Sway Bars

Deal #7: Sway Bars

On the seventh deal of Christmas, PartsMarket gave to me seven bars-a-swaying… What is a Sway Bar? The sway bar isn’t necessarily often overlooked, because it goes by many different names. It’s also not always on every vehicle. Needless to say, though, it’s an extremely important component to a vehicle’s motions. Also called an anti-sway bar or anti-roll bar, a sway bar is a component of some vehicles’ suspensions. To understand what the sway bar does, it’s helpful to consider…

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Deal #6: Steering Gears

Deal #6: Steering Gears

On the sixth deal of Christmas, PartsMarket gave to me six gears a-steering… What is a Steering Gear? A steering gear is the equipment provided on a vehicle to turn the ship to the left or to the right. The steering gear works only when the vehicle is in motion. It actually does not function when the vehicle is stationary. Manually operated, mechanical steering gears were in use during sailing ship days. Sailors with strong body were required to operate…

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Deal #5: Coil Springs

Deal #5: Coil Springs

On the fifth deal of Christmas, PartsMarket gave to me five coil springs. Coil springs are just one type of many springs that exist inside of an automobile. All springs are vital to vehicles because their job is to support heavy weight. They have the ability to expand and contract when an exaggerated movement is necessary. One example is when your car hits a pothole on the road. Another would be how springs must compress when you encounter speed bumps….

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