Posted on 9/18/2017 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
The saying is true: You’re only as good as the tools you use. Therefore, it’s important to have the right tools for the job. Below are our picks for the essentials, the tools that everybody should have while working on their cars. Which tools are you missing?
Posted on 9/4/2017 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
Before you head out to the salvage yard, save yourself some time and a BIG headache by calling ahead and asking a few basic questions. Below are some common questions that will help you to find the right used auto part for your vehicle.
Posted on 8/21/2017 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
There are numerous reasons why you might need auto parts. Perhaps your current vehicle needs to be improved. Or maybe you have an older car that you want to fix up. Regardless of why you need them, consider the appeal of buying used auto parts instead of new the next time you have a project.
Posted on 8/7/2017 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
When you think about your tires and them being balanced, consider the explanation that it's a tune-up for them and the wheels they depend on. This tune-up is designed to ensure that the weight is evenly spread out among the wheels and the tires. Not having your tires and wheels balanced on a regular basis can result in undesirable side effects including the following:
Posted on 4/24/2017 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
Your car has a lot of components, but not all of them are easily maintained. Just like your gas mileage is impacted by how often you drive, your brake components revolve around consistent use. Your brakes are comprised of linings. As your brakes are pressed, your wheel discs are compressed. This creates friction, and friction degrades brakes over time. That said, degraded brake components can catch up to you. Stay on top of your breaks, and pay attention to the warning signs below.
Posted on 4/10/2017 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
Whether you’re installing used tires or are taking a trip to the junk yard, your decision to prioritized used auto parts is a big one. Used auto parts cost less, and they’re surprisingly durable. If you didn’t know, there are a wealth of benefits surrounding used installations. We’re covering five of them.
Posted on 3/20/2017 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
It makes sense to drive an older car for a number of reasons, most notably the savings of owning the car outright rather than making monthly payments and if you're comfortable with it, you don't need as much insurance as required by a loan provider. However, when a car gets to the point in which it is no longer reliable you may realize you need to reevaluate whether to continue driving the car at which point you have to make a decision about what to do with it.
Posted on 3/6/2017 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
Anyone who owns fleet vehicles understands how maintenance and repairs are an important aspect of keeping the cars and trucks on the road so they can be earning the money needed to keep your business running. You probably have an employee who is directly responsible for assuring they are running well. Whether you hire an outside mechanic as needed or have a large enough fleet to justify keeping an in-house mechanic to perform the needed repairs, you're going to need to buy parts to keep the fleet running properly and safely.
Posted on 1/9/2017 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
If you have an older car, there may come a point in time where that car needs major repairs. You may find yourself wondering if you should really make the repairs or if the car is too far gone and it just needs to be sold to a junk buyer. Making this decision can be challenging, as there are multiple factors to consider. Here are three important factors that will help guide you to the right decision for you and your car.
Posted on 12/19/2016 4:00 AM By Ace Auto Parts
The radiator has one job and it's an important one: to keep your engine from overheating. Internal combustion engines produce a lot of heat when in use. The coolant in your vehicle circulates through the engine and the radiator, absorbs the heat and uses the air passing through the radiator to cool it down.