Summer 2016 Car Parts Draw

Competition Winner Announced: Monday 3rd June 2016 Julian Barton of Tytherington has won the competition. He was first out of the hat. The newly retired winner said on hearing the news: ” I must admit to being stunned by your call today. I so very seldom win anything, that to have won your competition is […]

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Cars & Car Parts – how do we agree on technical details?

Car Parts, global regulations. Ever wondered how a car built here in the UK can be sold in, say, Malta and still be technically accpted? Or a car assembled in Japan sold here to an agreed level of specification? You may think it is the EU dictating policy on technical harmonisation. Well, you would be […]

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Spring 2017 Car Parts Draw

Have a go at our Spring Quarterly Draw   We want our service users to have the chance of winning an Apple iPad Mini. All you need to do is complete a parts request on our website www.1stchoice.co.uk and register your request number via our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/1stChoiceSpares A winner will be picked at random […]

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Winter 2017 Car Parts Draw

Competition Winner Announced: Wednesday 29th March 2017 Allan Matthews of Folkestone was first out of the hat. The Chelsea supporter, grandfather of 7, and mad poodle owner said on hearing the news: ” Thank you I’ve got to be honest & say I didn’t really believe you when you phoned me, it was only when […]

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Autumn 2016 Car Parts Draw

Competition Winner Announced: Monday 16th January 2017 Sharon Witney of Cheddon Fitzpaine has won the competition. She was first out of the hat. The winner said on hearing the news:   ” I’m absolutely thrilled to have won. I’m a mum of two working full time and currently studying for professional exams. I’ll be able […]

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Spring 2016 Car Parts Draw

Have a go at our Spring Quarterly Draw   Competition Winner Announced: Tuesday 28th June 2016 Lindsay Gordon of Invergowrie has won the competition. He was first out of the hat. The dedicated fan for the last 35 years of Dundee FC said on hearing the news: ” Fantastic news just what I need. An […]

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Winter 2016 Car Parts Draw

Competition Winner Announced: Thursday 31st March 2016 Gordon Campbell of Putney was first out of the hat to win the competition.  Gordon said on hearing the news:   “I work as Managing Director at Prestige Car Buyer Ltd (www.sellyourprestigecar.com). I couldn’t believe it when you called me on Tuesday to say I’d won. I’d already […]

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Summer 2015 Car Parts Draw

Have a go at our Summer Quarterly Draw   Competition Winner Announced: Thursday 01st October 2015 David Smith of Derby was first out of the hat to win the competition.  David said on hearing the news: “It has really made my day and a new iPad mini is going to be so use full. I […]

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Spring 2015 Car Parts Draw

Have a go at our Spring Quarterly Draw Competition Winner Announced: Friday 26th June 2015 David Reed of Anglesey was first out of the hat to win the competition.  David is a Health and Safety Officer at a polymer manufacturing company which specialises in biodegradable materials. He said on hearing the news: “My wife bought […]

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Winter 2015 Car Parts Draw

Competition Winner Announced: Tuesday 31st March 2015 Ian Payne of Loughborough has won the competition. He was first out of the hat. The married father of two from the East Midlands said on hearing the news:   “A very nice surprise!”.   Hopefully this will make his Easter that bit more special.   So congratulations […]

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Common Car Parts used in different models. Good or Bad?

Car Parts Market forces shape our lives on a macro scale – the efficient use of capital is paramount. The mass production of cars is not free of these forces. Ever more efficient processes are demanded and supply chains refined. Economies of scale slim supply chains; and, this means a rationalisation of the amount of […]

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New Car Parts Competition

Competition Winner Announced: Friday 19th December 2014, Emma Anderson of Norwich has won the competition. She was first out of the hat with the correct answer – 30. Emma said on hearing the news: “Wow!! That’s amazing, I really, really don’t know what to say. What a brilliant Christmas gift!! Hopefully the prize will entertain […]

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New Car Parts Crossword Competition

Crossword Competition Winner Announced: Wednesday 6th August 2014 Stephanie Campbell of Preston in Lancashire has won the competition. She was first out of the hat with the correct answers. Stephanie said on hearing the news: “I am over the moon, busting with excitement…its really made my day on top of today being my sons 5th […]

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Mystery Used Part competition

1st Choice Spares Mystery Used Part Competition Winner Announced Tuesday 6th May 2014 Graham Ashworth of Oldham in Greater Manchester has won the competition. He was first out of the hat with the correct answer: Wiper Motor. Graham said on hearing the news: After hearing the news about the win, I was over moon and […]

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Recycled Car Parts – What’s Not to Like?

Let’s look at an equation or two: 1. Save some money Lots of cars on UK roads (28,467,289 in 2011!) x increased costs of living x very pricey car parts x time (as our car ages) = only one place to go to save some money = 1st Choice Spares 2. Save the Planet One […]

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