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Looking4spares:Used Spares

Used spares for cars have been unfairly stigmatised.  The motor manufacturers, especially, would not recommend them, sighting safety concerns.  However, there are many used spares that carry no safety risk and that may be obtained at far lower prices than new spares.  Looking4Spares is your used spare supplier portal of choice: we can help you find used spares for your vehicle.

Many vehicles have been written off or deregistered, but still have many serviceable used spares and parts that can be salvaged for other people to use in similar vehicles.  Some wear and tear items physically wear out and cannot be re-used, like brake linings and clutches, but even these may still be in very good nick on cars that were involved in accidents while they were still very new.

Used spares and other used parts may be the only solution for some people with older models for which the manufacturers no longer sell new parts.  Many of these cars are written off for a lack of parts, keeping the remaining ones running for a little while longer by using their donor parts from scrapyards.  While mechanical solutions may be devised to replace hard-to-find parts with similar or generic parts, body parts and trim become sought-after used parts for scarce models.

Looking4Spares has a network of over 300 parts suppliers and Scrap Yard suppliers that can supply serviceable used spares for your car, truck or motorcycle.  Contact us on our call centres help line so that we can start looking for the used parts that you need.  You might find a part the very same day, once we have started circulating your request on our supplier network. "Part Finds looking4spares" is your answer.

Looking4spares: Auto Spares

Auto spares have become a lot more expensive that they used to be.  Car manufacturers design many spares to be specific to their vehicles and one may often not be able to obtain generic equivalents at lower prices elsewhere. Looking4Spares is a free auto spares locator service that will link you to scrapyards and auto spares dealers countrywide, that can help you find auto spares for your car.

South Africans have tended to lose touch with the actual prices of auto spares.  Unlike many other countries, local buyers are discerning and demanding and as such, many cars are sold with service or maintenance plans as standard.  In the case of a service plan, a car’s services are prepaid for a set number of kilometres or years in advance, whichever comes first.  A maintenance plan not only covers services, but also wear and tear maintenance items such as brake pads and clutches.  This means that many people never actually pay for auto spares and other parts themselves while under the coverage of these plans, and they subsequently have little idea what auto spares cost.

Current economic conditions are tough and an increasing number of people keep their cars for longer, often beyond the coverage of service and maintenance plans, which means that they are responsible for the account when the car is serviced or a part wears out or fails and has to be replaced with a reliable auto spares part.  The franchised agents may sometimes be extremely expensive and the consumer may simply not have the cash to pay for expensive auto spares.  In addition, most imported cars’ parts are also imported, making them vulnerable to the exchange rate and affecting supply turnaround times.

Let Looking4Spares help you find new and used auto spares.  We might be able to obtain used parts in good condition at a considerable saving to you, so contact us on our call centre help line : 0861777722 today.

Vehicle Spares

Vehicle spares prices may not bother you too much if you have a car that is being looked after by the agents under the coverage of a service or maintenance plan.  However, next time the agents perform a repair or service on your car, look at the invoice, even if you had not paid a cent.  The prices of vehicle spares may come as a rude surprise.  Once your coverage has expired, remember that you become responsible for those vehicle spares expenses, next time they are due.  Let Looking4Spares find good used spares vehicle spares to ease the financial shock.

The franchised agents charge exorbitant prices for many of their vehicle spares, for no apparent reason. Frequently, the same parts with the same brand names can be obtained from other parts outlets for a much lower price.  Still, that might mean a 30% saving on a R30 000 diesel pump, so it is still a lot of money. Cars that have been involved in accidents can be donor cars for many parts that have sustained no damage, and it is our job to find these parts for you among our network of over 300 parts suppliers countrywide.  Once you have submitted your query on or website, we will start to circulate your parts request out to all leading scrapyards and parts suppliers who may start phoning you shortly.                                                  
Looking4Spares have so many contacts and suppliers that your odds of finding the right parts with us are very good indeed. Contact us today on 08617777222 so that we can start looking for the vehicle spares you need from a scrapyard.

Car Spares

Many people have fond memories of cars of years gone by.  Certainly, a backyard mechanic or committed enthusiast could often fix a car quickly and cheaply with generic car spares poached from almost any scrapyard wreck, a bit of luck and the proverbial piece of wire.  However, car spares have become more specialised and more expensive, and modern cars are often very difficult to work on for people who have had no formal training. Looking4Spares can help you find good used parts for you car at much lower prices than new spares.

Fill in the form on the Parts Request page; supply as much information as possible, so that we know exactly what to look for.We will then distribute your car spares request amongst our network of more than 200 parts suppliers countrywide. Do not be surprised if our suppliers start ‘phoning you the very same day; in fact, we might find the part you are looking for within a couple of hours.

Of course, some safety-critical parts or wear and tear parts are best bought new, like brake pads. However, there are many car wrecks at scrapyards that can donate all manner of serviceable parts that are a lot cheaper used than new.These include parts such as air conditioner compressors, radiators, suspension parts, wheels, engine or gearbox parts and interior trim.

Looking4Spares is a used car spares procurement specialist with an extended network of suppliers to take the pain out of finding parts for your car.  If it is out there, we will find it. Contact us today to learn more and find the parts you are looking for today.

Auto Spares

Auto spares have become a lot more expensive that they used to be.  Car manufacturers design many spares to be specific to their vehicles and one may often not be able to obtain generic equivalents at lower prices elsewhere. Looking4Spares can help you find auto spares for your car.

South Africans have tended to lose touch with the actual prices of auto spares.  Unlike many other countries, local buyers are discerning and demanding and as such, many cars are sold with service or maintenance plans as standard.  In the case of a service plan, a car’s services are prepaid for a set number of kilometres or years in advance, whichever comes first.  A maintenance plan not only covers services, but also wear and tear maintenance items such as brake pads and clutches.  This means that many people never actually pay for parts themselves while under the coverage of these plans, and they subsequently have little idea what auto spares cost.

Current economic conditions are tough and an increasing number of people keep their cars for longer, often beyond the coverage of service and maintenance plans, which means that they are responsible for the account when the car is serviced or a part wears out or fails.  The franchised agents may sometimes be extremely expensive and the consumer may simply not have the cash to pay for expensive parts.  In addition, most imported cars’ parts are also imported, making them vulnerable to the exchange rate and affecting supply turnaround times.

Let Looking4Spares help you find auto spares.We might be able to obtain used parts in good condition at a considerable saving to you, so contact us today.

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