- 20 Things You Should Keep In Your Car This Winter.
Have you winterized your car? Snow tires, fresh oil change, fluid refills, battery checks – they’re all important, no doubt about it. But have you really winterized your car?
- How to Shop For Car Parts Online
Online shopping has exploded in recent years. Name a product or service, and there’s a good bet it’s available online. Car parts & components are no exception; the variety of OEM and 3rd-party manufactured parts has grown from just a few thousand select products in the late 1990s to literally millions of components today.
- How Brake Failure Works
How does brake failure work? To put it another way, what happens when your brakes don’t work? It’s an open-ended question for sure. Behind tire issues, brake failure is the most common cause of road accidents in the United States.
- How to Prep Your Car for Winter
Here’s a seasonal saying you don’t hear too often, but is still 100% accurate: winter is hell on your automobile. And that might be putting it mildly, because winter weather (for a large chunk of the country) is anything but mild.
- What should you do if your brakes fail?
Nobody ever thinks about their car’s brakes. It’s just one of those functions we take for granted. Press the pedal, slow down, stop. Repeat as necessary. Pretty simple, right?
Yep, the whole process is as simple as it gets – until the brakes stop working. Brake failure is one of the most common causes of road accidents, immediately behind steering and tire problems. How brakes fail is due to many factors: negligence, road hazards, or maybe a small issue that quickly becomes a big problem.
- And We Have a Winner! Announcing the Ultimate Gearhead Quiz Marathon Contest Champion
After 10 weeks, neck-and-neck competition, tough trivia questions and a serious display of classic auto IQ, the BuyAutoParts.com Ultimate Gearhead Quiz Marathon Contest has concluded.
- Boosting Engine Performance Turbocharger Upgrades and Other Critical Areas to Focus On
With a general trend towards raising emissions standards both domestically and internationally, the consensus among automotive executives over the past few years has been to prioritize fuel efficiency over performance.
- 3 Quick Tips for Buying the Most Affordable Auto Parts
Whenever you purchase auto parts, does it seem like your budget’s already taken a huge hit? Do you cringe whenever you leave the auto parts store with a water pump, alternator, exhaust pipe or other components? Has the dreaded “labor” part of the mechanic’s bill taken a backseat to your parts expenses? It’s time you looked into why you’re spending so much, and come up with a better way to buy more affordable auto parts.
- Labor Day: What You Didn't Know about Auto Repair Labor Rates
With Labor Day approaching, thoughts naturally turn toward backyard BBQs, the end of summer, insanely expensive car repair labor rates, another school year for the kids and autumn, which is suddenly right around the bend.
OK, so Labor Day isn’t really about the ultra-pricy rates we pay for car repair labor – but now is a great time to review some things you might now know about the subject.
- How to Save Money at the Mechanic's with Affordable Car Parts
If you’re not planning to do it yourself for your next car repair, you can still save money at your mechanic’s shop.