Car Parts Crossword Competition

Tuesday 7th January 20134: Jasmine Collier of Leigh in Lancashire has won the crossword competition. She was first out of the hat with all the correct answers. The married mother of 2 children and grandmother of 4, keen walker of her pet dog, said on hearing the news: Thank you so much for your phone […]

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Car Parts delayed? Try second Hand

Used Car Parts Cars often represent the second most expensive purchase we ever make [after a home]. If something goes wrong whilst it is under warranty you have some satisfaction that it is the dealer’s responsibility. What happens if it is out of warranty? Or, as most of us do not have our cars from […]

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How many Car Parts Competition

Tuesday 17th September 2013: Will Blyth of Stratford-upon-Avon has won the car parts competition. He was first out of the hat with an answer of 23. The married, 33 yr old ex-game programmer, now a freelance media producer, said on hearing the news:   I had put off buying a tablet when most people I […]

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Car Breakers Can Save You Money

People should use recycled car parts from Car Breakers because it is as simple as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. One: We have one planet. Don’t use it all at once, simple. Two: Two manufacturers are unlikely to have the exact same specification or tolerances for products they manufacture. So, although a 3rd party might […]

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Why there are big numbers of used car parts

Once upon a time, in the latter part of the 1800s, a man called Karl Benz invented the automobile. He called it the Motorwagen. And, in the beginning, there was just one of them. Now, 128 years later, there are over one billion cars. That’s a lot of Motorwagens.   Now consider this. Every modern […]

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Poem about second hand car parts for sale

Second hand car parts can keep the 1989 VW T3 Campervan called “Belle” on the road: This is a poem about how one family tries to recycle and, in some small way, save the world. They have a 1989 VW T3 Campervan called “Belle”. Getting parts is quite tricky so they have to get second […]

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Why should people should buy used car parts

Everyone knows that recycling is good for the environment, but not everybody understands exactly why or just how much of an impact buying recycled car parts can make. Re-using something means that another one does not have to be manufactured.  This statement has a far bigger impact than it first appears.  It does not just […]

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Caption competition about used car spares

Wednesday 29th May: Valerie Falconer of Llandough, Penarth has won the caption competition. The French teacher and Pétanque player came up with this parts related caption: Of course, we have to have a mudguard fitted behind the horse … although we don’t actually call it a MUDguard The French for mud is ‘boue’ and not […]

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Used Saab parts keep Saab 9000 on the road

“Used Saab parts keep Saab 9000 on the road”* One fine summer evening I was driving my lovely old Saab 9000 home from work, when a… (or whatever you would call him in the circumstances) drove straight out of a side road without looking.  Fortunately no one was hurt. My nearside front wing, plus the […]

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Winner of Recycled Car Parts Essay

Congratulations to Helen Davison! The judges had a tough time trying to decide which entry should win. There were so many entertaining, clever, and factual essays, stories and poems that trying to put just one entry on the winner’s podium was a tough call in deed. In the end the judges were unanimous in having […]

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Writing competition about used car parts

1st Choice Essay Competition Closed     The judges now have the difficult task of choosing a winner from your fantastic entries. Check back in to see if you have won. We aim to inform the winner by midnight on the 21st February. Fingers crossed, it could be you!   1st Choice is passionate about the […]

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Rational replacement van parts purchasing

Are we rational when it comes to choosing van parts? We like to think of ourselves as rational beings. We are sensible and make logical choices. Perhaps in many areas of life we are; however, are we when it comes to choosing car parts? Consider this: You own a 5 year old van that needs […]

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Find van parts from your smart phone

Find Van Parts On The Move Many small businesses in the UK rely on their works vans. Having the vehicle away from work for repairs is going to stop the business making money. If you need a replacement part that is not urgent do you waste business time or your own time? Difficult question, but […]

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Spare SAAB parts availability article from 1st Choice Spares

Replacement SAAB Parts It has been a worrying time for UK SAAB owners since Saab GB went into administration on November 29 2011. No rescue attempt has yet succeeded in rescuing the 64 year old parent car manufacturer. Existing SAAB car owners could be understandably worried about warranties and parts. Cars consume parts as a […]

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Used van parts for DIY repairs

Used Van Parts Most businesses in the UK are not multi-nationals or big names – the most numerous are the small businesses employing under 10 people. Allied with this is the army of single, self employed tradesmen. A common denominator for this multitude of artisans is their vehicle of choice: The works van. It is […]

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