If you own a car, there is a good chance that you will need to purchase auto parts at some point. Whether your car is in need of repairs or you are restoring a classic, buying used parts instead of new ones can be a great option. When vehicles are rendered unusable, almost 100% of their parts can be stripped away to be salvaged and reused. These parts are then sold as used auto parts. Before buying auto parts, you should research the benefits of buying used instead of new to decide which parts are right for you. No matter what you decide, Orthodox Auto Company can help you find what you are looking for. Here are a few benefits to buying used auto parts.
1. Help the Environment
Buying used parts means that less new parts will need to be manufactured, thus less energy will be used. It is estimated that up to 80 million barrels of oil are saved annually due to the sales of used auto parts. Gas and electricity are also used when making new parts and can be saved by purchasing used instead.
2. Save Money
Used auto parts typically are considerably less expensive than new parts. The cost of the parts you need will depend on several factors, including whether you pick it yourself or purchase from an auto parts store, the demand for parts in your area, and the condition of the part.
3. Repair and Maintain Older Vehicles
Auto manufacturers will eventually stop making certain car parts after a prolonged period of time. When demand for some parts decreases, manufacturers will focus their resources on producing parts for newer cars that are in higher demand. So, if you are restoring a classic car or maintaining an older vehicle, used parts will most likely be your only option.
At Orthodox Auto, we have amassed one of the largest collections of used auto parts in the Philadelphia area. Our inventory has millions of quality parts that were obtained while strictly adhering to EPA standards for proper fluid removal and material disposal. We test every part for quality and condition before adding it to our inventory. Contact us today at (215) 332-3500 for more information or search our online parts database anytime.