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  1. General Auto Parts Discussion

    This forum is for general auto parts topics that are not specific enough for other forum areas. Forum moderators may move a topic if a better suited forum is available.

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  2. Finding The Right Auto Part Help

    Do you need help finding the right auto part for your car or truck? Forum for questions on brand, quality, warranty, or where to buy your parts.

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  4. Auto Parts Stores, Sellers & Suppliers

    This forum is for topics about automotive parts suppliers that do not currently have their own dedicated forum on AutopartsForum.com.

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  5. Factory OEM Auto Parts

    This forum is for OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) auto parts topics. Auto parts topics that are factory direct and not aftermarket should be posted and include topics about OEM suppliers such as Ford, GM, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda, BMW, etc.

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  6. Auto Parts Brands and Manufacturers

    This forum is for topics about specific brands of auto parts and the manufacturers that make them. Post specific brand or manufacturer questions with a topic in this forum.

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  7. Auto Parts Training and Resources

    This forum is for topics about auto parts training and resources provided by automotive parts manufacturers and suppliers.

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  8. Automotive Tools & Equipment

    This forum is for automotive tools and equipment related topics. You can post anything that is related to automotive tools, equipment, etc. 

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  9. Used Auto Parts Forum

    Finding used parts at an Auto Wrecker, often referred to as a Junk Yard, can save lots of money. These parts are not new and come off of wrecked vehicles. Post a new topic if you have questions or suggestions.

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  10. Auto Parts Classifieds

    List your auto parts you have for sale, new and used. Post a topic if you are looking for something specific to buy or trade.

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  11. Auto Parts News

    Automotive Parts Industry News

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