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So, your car has finally decided to kick up a fuss and the fault is a single part. If this is the first time you’ve shopped for a new car part – whatever that part may be – there’s a fair chance you might feel a bit intimidated. After all, this is your car: something you rely on every day.
To help, below is a guide on buying replacement car parts.
Wheel rims are one of the most popular replacement car parts around. They’re a sure-fire way to make virtually any car look that little bit cooler. Aside from the aesthetics, they’re also a fairly common replacement made through necessity. Wheel rims most often need replacement after damage or – in the worst case – a road accident.
This is our guide to all the things you need to think about when purchasing new wheel rims for your car.
Brake pads are one of the most commonly replaced parts in the car world. In providing the friction needed to slow the car down, they are used every single day a car is on the road. As such, they wear out much faster than more or less every single other cap part. If you’re looking for replacement brake pads for your vehicle here are some key things to consider:
There are four main types of brake pad available and it’s important to know in advance which type your vehicle is fitted with, so you can find suitable replacements. Remember to consult with a specialist if you’re not sure what you’re looking at.
Last month, we brought you the first part of our guide on getting your car into sparkling, tip-top condition. Now it’s time for part two.
Follow all the steps in both our guides and you’ll be left with a car that looks as good as the day it came off the show floor:
In a number of previous posts, we’ve covered replacing most of your car’s interior. Now, though, we get to delve into the really fun stuff: the flash, show-off bits that are the reason you bought the car in the first place.
There are a number of different things you’ll need to look at to get your motor looking its best, and we’re going to cover all of them in this monster, two-part guide.
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