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Whose your go-to auto parts store?

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by Rye, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. Sep 26, 2011 at 12:56 PM
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    Rye

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    I have had different experiences and was wondering how much is purely local, and how much might be due to the chains themselves.

    Autozone - they are always eager to pull a trouble code for me for free, but they don't seem to know much about actually working on cars, also thier selection is limited. They are everywhere around here.

    O'Reilly - They have a better selection than Autozone, the guys tend to be knowlegable, and they accept my used oil. They are also everywhere.

    Napa - They seem to have everything, and know what they are talking about, but seem to be more oreinted to the commercial customers that the retail customer off the street like me. There are only a few in my area.

    Pep Boys - I've only been in once or twice to get a case of oil on sale. If I ever need an air freshener or accessory doo-dad, they would probably have it. Only one in these parts.
     
  2. Sep 26, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    I go to O'Reilly for parts...but go to Wal-mart for oil and such cause its usually cheaper
     
  3. Sep 26, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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    WhatThePho?

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    O'Reileys If I need something asap. Or have a buddy order it through World Pac or some other company I can't remember the name right now.
     
  4. Sep 26, 2011 at 1:03 PM
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    UndefinedTaco

    UndefinedTaco I'll eat all your food.

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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    I get specialty parts through World PAC. My mom is the manager of one of the local warehouses, so she gets 35% discount. If I need something now I go to Kragen or Napa.
     
  5. Sep 26, 2011 at 1:12 PM
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    09taco4x4

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    Autozone is just a good place to buy fluids from and that's it.

    OReilly has better OEM style replacement parts I think

    Napa has good parts too and staff that knows a thing or two about cars. Expect to pay more though.

    Pep Boys has only one location near me and I have only bought tires from them. The Dakota Futura MT's for my old 1993 Z71. I went through 3 sets and got about 45k out of all of them. For 4 tires mounted and balanced just under $400 you cna't beat that.

    Call Autozone and ask for halogen fluid for a 1998 Chevy silverado........it's amazing on how bad the question confuses them.
     
  6. Sep 26, 2011 at 1:16 PM
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    for cleaning products or things like wipers then O'reilly's, mostly because they are only two or three minutes from my house. For actual parts I use Motion Auto, their guys around here know their stuff and really go the extra mile. They have saved my ass on more than one occasion.
     
  7. Sep 26, 2011 at 1:35 PM
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  8. Sep 26, 2011 at 1:57 PM
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    This guy knows what's up. I saved so much through World PAC.
     
  9. Sep 26, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    O'Reillys if I need something quick but rockauto if I want to save money. ;)
     
  10. Sep 26, 2011 at 2:38 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Genuine Toyota MAF sensor for $65.45
    Beat that..go price out a maf sensor for a 99' Tacoma 2.4L
     
  11. Sep 26, 2011 at 5:11 PM
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    Autozone, but that's just because it's closest, I do prefer them though.
     
  12. Sep 26, 2011 at 5:14 PM
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    Advance has been the best for me.
     
  13. Sep 26, 2011 at 6:55 PM
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    oh yeah I forgot about advanced, they pretty good too
     
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