Top Parts Searched At

Are you buying recycled auto parts? Using recycled auto parts saves both money and resources. Many recycled auto parts, like engines, are typically 50 percent less than new OEM parts and as a repair alternative, fewer resources are used to manufacture new parts. The auto recyclers featured in the’s Part Search stock quality, graded recycled auto parts.

Although recycled auto parts are a good alternative to new for body repair, they are also used in mechanical repair. In fact engines and transmissions are the top two parts searched at’s online parts search. Wheels and mirrors are also popular.

The top 10 parts searched at

  1. Engine Assembly
  2. Transmission / Transaxle assembly
  3. Wheel
  4. Door Assembly
  5. Seat, Front
  6. Hood
  7. Fender
  8. Bumper Assembly, Front
  9. Side View Mirror
  10. Life Gate / Decklid / Trunklid / Tailgate

Classic vehicles and vehicle restorations are big business, nearly $1.9 billion a year, and true OEM classic repair parts are always used. The Locator launched its specialty Classics Search in July 2016.

The top 10 classic vehicles searched at were:

1979 Pontiac Trans Am
1973 International Scout
1951 Chevrolet Truck
1955 Willys Station Wagon
1968 Chevrolet Chevelle
1980 Chevrolet Camaro
1976 Chevrolet Corvette
1972 Plymouth Duster
1967 Ford Mustang
1937 Chevrolet Deluxe


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