09/17/2013
By: jack.stubbs.1614
Parts Plus Autostore
I've gone to Scotty's three times for different vehicles. Each time they discovered that the work I thought needed to be done, wasn't needed. They sent me home with no or little charge. Another place would have gouged me. Scotty's didn't.I will be a loyal customer.
02/26/2015
By: Bob M.
Diamond Auto Parts
Had a great buying experience with Diamond. Andy was very helpful with my hard to find part. I would buy from them again and again. I saved a lot of money.
06/14/2014
By: Peter K.
Anders Auto Parts
Friendly, personal service, quality parts. I love to support my local small businesses.
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03/13/2015
By: Jeremy S.
Diamond Auto Parts
Great customer service fair prices,and good all round experience
Tips & Advices
Depending on the part and its overall quality, a good amount of money can be saved by purchasing aftermarket parts versus OEM parts. But aftermarket parts that are low in price might also be lower in quality and could do more harm than good to your car, or they may need to be replaced more frequently than a more expensive counterpart. This could lead to saving some money in the short term, but spending more than anticipated in the long term.
The type of tires being purchased is the most significant determinant of their price. SUV tires are more costly than average car tires. And high-performance tires are more costly than economy grade tires. On average, standard tires for an average-sized vehicle are around $100 per tire. Standard tires for an SUV are around $150 and pick-up truck tires are about $200 on average. Some dealers offer discounts if purchasing more than one tire.
Car inspections typically take about an hour. However the wait time can be longer depending on how busy the shop is. Call ahead for an appointment to avoid long wait times.
Depending on the manufacturer, certain aftermarket parts can be just as reliable as Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts. But one item within a vehicle, like oil filters for instance, could have multiple manufacturers and there could be inconsistencies in quality among them.
Costs of replacing a windshield can vary greatly depending on a variety of factors:
  • Vehicle make and model
  • How much of the cost insurance will cover
  • Whether the windshield installers come to your location or you bring the vehicle to them
  • Standard service costs of the windshield installers
Generally, newer and higher-end vehicles cost more to have their windshields replaced because certain manufacturers use modified or proprietary glass types.

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