Repairing your own car can be extremely satisfying and can also save you quite a bit of money. In the old days, replacing a broken mirror or bent wheel meant driving around to the local auto dismantlers and hoping that they had the part in stock at a reasonable price.
Sometimes you could find the part, and sometimes you could spend an entire Saturday afternoon driving around only to come up empty handed. If those cases, you would have to postpone the repair or pay full retail price at the dealer. Often times, the dealer wouldn’t even stock the part you needed so you would have to wait a week for it to be delivered.
Over the past couple of years, the internet has transformed the way we buy products and services. The so-called on-demand economy has made it simple to hail a taxi, order food, and summon a professional errand-runner. Luckily, the on-demand economy has also taken the pain out of the most frustrating part of the auto repair process: finding the right parts!
Each year, millions of cars in the US are totaled by insurance companies. These range from new Ferraris to 20 year old Chevy trucks. Most of these cars have been in collisions, floods, or have sustained other forms of damage.
After the cars have been totalled, they are dismantled for their usable parts, which are then used to repair other vehicles. For example, a vehicle that has been rear-ended would still have a perfectly good engine and transmission. The front end body parts, doors, and interior would also be suitable to repair other vehicles.
PartMyRide.com is an online marketplace where anybody can browse OEM recycled parts by year, make, and model. The industry standard check-out process is safe and easy, and all parts come with a 7-day return policy, as well as a 6 month warranty.PartMyRide has way more parts than your local dismantler, and buyers can choose the color and options that they need.
Next time you’re planning a weekend project, you can find the part that you need from your sofa, your bed, or your cell phone. You can purchase the part you need in seconds, and it will show up at your doorstep when you need it, allowing you to focus on the fun part: fixing the car.