The discontinuation of the Pontiac brand has presented owners and mechanics with some unique challenges. The brand was eliminated because of redundancy; Pontiac sales were always healthy with respect to other GM brands. Nevertheless, they are gone for good. The effect on the parts market is complex. The majority of the ...
March 29, 2010Anthony Luna
Introduced in 1986, the Samurai has become a classic 4x4, offering a rugged drivetrain in an extremely lightweight vehicle. Of course, no off-roader can leave their vehicle stock for long, and thanks to the Suzuki's time on the market enthusiasts have figured out ways to use stock parts from other ...
March 24, 2010Anthony Luna
The 2010 Mazda Tribute comes standard with specific driver-friendly equipment. Therefore, purchasing additional Mazda auto parts is more for cosmetic than for necessary purposes. Some of the standard safety equipment includes passenger and side airbags, a tire pressure monitoring system, traction control, and brake assist, among others. A folding ...
March 22, 2010Anthony Luna
Considering the current economic crisis in the United States and abroad, consumers are looking harder and trying desperately to find ways to save money and spend less of their hard earned dollars. For this and many other reasons, buying used or recycled Hyundai auto parts makes perfect logical and ...
March 17, 2010Anthony Luna
When it comes to car repairs, you know the cost can be rather frightening, especially if you need major repairs. But did you know that your insurance company may request the use of non-OEM parts to repair you vehicle? OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer; these Oldsmobile Auto Parts ...
March 16, 2010Anthony Luna
Volvo has sold cars in North America for a long time. They were never considered stylish, but referred to as "sensible." And, in spite of a conservative appearance, were stereotypically considered to be the favorite of liberals. The fact is that Volvos, until the late eighties, were much closer to ...
March 15, 2010Anthony Luna
There are a lot of VWs on the streets of America. VW has sold cars in North America since the fifties, and continues to be a strong presence in the market. There have been some changes, though, and there are a few considerations to make when shopping for parts. VW in ...
March 11, 2010Anthony Luna
There are many options for buying GMC auto parts. The most obvious option is to get them from a GMC dealer, but that is often very expensive. The same is true for local auto shops, which often have to order parts and therefore charge high fees, especially if they know ...
March 10, 2010Anthony Luna
If you own a Ford vehicle and you want it to run at its peak performance, youâ€™re going to want to upgrade and replace your parts every once in a while. As the old saying goes, if you take care of your car, it will take care of you. Since ...
March 9, 2010Anthony Luna
In 1988, Chrysler bought American Motors, mainly so they could take over the Jeep brand. Their car brand, AMC, was reborn as the Eagle brand. Intended as a more sport-oriented arm of the company, its cars were originally based on models from AMC's partnership with Renault, eventually gaining products from ...
March 4, 2010Anthony Luna