Steel Rims….or Aluminum Rims?

A deep pothole filled with water in middle of street is murder to your wheel rims.
Well, it’s that time of year again. The time of year we all look forward to from Cedar Springs to Grand Rapids, MI. The beauty of the snow stuck to the tree branches. The fresh blanket of snow across the yard that the children are playing in, and let’s not forget……… POTHOLES! That’s right…Michigan driving at its worst. As one of the leading Cedar Springs-Grand Rapids auto parts suppliers, we are here to assist you in not only your used auto parts needs, but also used auto parts education. Today, we will lay out the pros and cons between steel and aluminum rims when it comes to winter dr...
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10 Ways to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Driving

car in snowstorm
Yes…it’s here. Are you and your car prepared? If not, now is the time! Have your battery and charging system checked for maximum performance. Cold weather is very hard on batteries. If your car needs a replacement battery, stop in for a tested used battery from Premier Auto Parts in Cedar Springs.  All batteries come with a 12-month replacement warranty. Clean, flush, and put new antifreeze in the cooling system. As a general rule of thumb, this should be done every two years. Make sure heaters, defrosters, and wipers work properly. Consider winter wiper blades a...
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A Quality Used Transmission AND a 100% Guarantee!

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What happens if your transmission fails in your daily driver? What is the best replacement transmission option that will give you both dependability and a fair price? When the transmission dies on your car, truck, or SUV you have two options: 1) Buy a new one… or 2) Save big and get a quality, used transmission from Premier Auto and Truck Parts! Every single used truck transmission, used car transmission, and used SUV transmission in our North of Grand Rapids, MI warehouse that we sell comes with a standard 6 Month replacement warranty!   For a very low additional cost we offe...
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5 Reasons to Buy a Quality Used Engine

Inside of a clean car engine
    Well… your engine just failed on your daily driver. You are now faced with the question, “Do I replace my engine or buy a new car?” There many benefits to purchasing a quality used engine. Here are five reasons why you’ll want to consider coming to Premier Auto and Truck Parts, and buy used engines in Grand Rapids, MI.       Cost Savings One of the most obvious and sought after benefits of buying a used engine is the significant cost savings. Depending on the year and model of your vehicle, the cost of a new engine can vary drastically. Thi...
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5 Ways Your Car Will Survive The Summer Heat

With the dog days of summer upon us, high temperatures can take their toll on people, animals and even cars. Extreme heat can push a vehicle past its limits, and once again this year some drivers will find themselves stranded at the roadside because of it. While many drivers think about the importance of readying their vehicle for cold weather in winter, it’s important to not forget about the need also to prepare for hot summer months. 1. Heat Can Zap the Life from Batteries Most drivers think battery problems occur primarily in winter, but summer heat can negatively impact your c...
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The Purest form of Recycling…

"The original recyclers!" You may not be aware that automotive recycling is recycling at the purest. Re-use is the ultimate form of recycling. Raw materials and expensive manufacturing are not required when a quality used auto part is removed from another vehicle and used again. An astounding 86 percent of each vehicle is recycled. What does that mean annually? Six million tires are recycled 100 million Gallons of Gas and Diesel fuel are recycled 24 Million gallons of motor oil are recycled Eight million gallons of engine coolant and 4.5 million gallons of windshield wiper fl...
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