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  1. For aftermarket I would go with Raybestos or Wagner. If you have an Advance store, try a set of CARQUEST Platinum. Make sure your rear brakes are good, may be overworking your fronts or those OE pads are just extremely dusty.
  2. First Brands Group, a global automotive parts manufacturer, has acquired Brake Parts Inc (BPI), which manufactures and markets brake products including the full line of Raybestos branded brake parts, and Champion Laboratories Inc., a full-line filtration manufacturer with LuberFiner as a leading brand. The acquisitions are effective immediately. First Brands Group, a global automotive parts manufacturer, has acquired Brake Parts Inc (BPI), which manufactures and markets brake products including the full line of Raybestos branded brake parts, and Champion Laboratories Inc., a full-line fil
  3. Same issue because we live on a private road. Put up a big mailbox at the end of your driveway or even a big outdoor box, then go to the post master and authorize packages to be left in there. We use for small packages: For large packages, put up an outdoor container something like: Stops the need to go to the post office.
  4. Your best bet is to go through the Curt website images for maybe class 2 and 3: https://www.curtmfg.com/trailer-hitches/rear-mount
  5. Looks like a performance muffler. What kind of car is it?
  6. With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) changing both daily life and business practices at a rapid pace, many automotive aftermarket businesses are taking preventative actions to stop the spread of the virus, as well as offering words of assurance for customers and employees during these tenuous times. Below is a round-up of messages from around the aftermarket regarding COVID-19 response. From Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey: Dear Brothers and Sisters in the auto care industry, With respect to managing your inbox, I’ll keep this brief. We understand that d
  7. Automotive Repair, Service Deemed ‘Essential’ During COVID-19 https://www.autoshopowner.com/forums/topic/15867-automotive-repair-service-deemed-‘essential’-during-covid-19/
  8. We are setting up this topic to share information on any impact the current COVID-19 virus has on the auto parts industry. Sourcing, distribution, parts availability, and business impact. General questions and sharing of knowledge are welcome. The WHO has designated this a global pandemic that is already affecting many industries, including most sectors in the automotive industry. Corporate and Independent automotive parts stores are being impacted by repair shop businesses slowing down. As you know, many parts come from China and other parts of the world, which are affected by the curren
  9. This is a hub backing plate. It is mounted to the front wheel hub behind your brake rotors. Each side has one.
  10. In this two-part series, we’re looking at why batteries fail, especially during extreme weather. We know extreme temperatures can be tough on automotive batteries. But there are other factors that can cause batteries to fail any time of year. Counterman Magazine: http://www.counterman.com The Network: https://www.networkhq.org/
  11. Oil filters play a vital role in the operation of a vehicle. Most counter professionals cringe when they hear a customer say, “Just give me the cheapest one.” Let’s talk about why that’s an especially risky request when a customer is looking for a replacement oil filter. Counterman Magazine: http://www.counterman.com The Network: https://www.networkhq.org/
  12. It’s been said that making oil is like baking a cake. Everyone uses the basic ingredients like water and flour, but the spices and frosting give it a distinct taste. With oil, it’s a similar story. Counterman Magazine: http://www.counterman.com
  13. Looks like something from a seat assembly. Might just be something accidentally left from manufacturing. Bring it to the dealer.
  14. Looks like Amazon has raised their oil prices...$24.99 for the 6 packs
  15. Are you looking for new or used? For used try http://car-part.com/

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