Remember when need of a fuel pump for your 1969 Sprite meant abandoning your baby to the garage and waiting for the part to arrive? Those days are long past!
Thanks to the internet and the modern marvels of search engines like Google, the world of replacement parts is literally at your fingertips. With the entry of three words, ‘sprite midget parts, in .14 seconds 20,700 results appeared. In approximately forty-five seconds, your fuel pump can be on its way.
But the wonders don’t stop there. If you are computer literate and don’t mind making major purchases online, the process is quick and easy. However, many shoppers may not be comfortable with this process. Do not be discouraged. You may still seek out your parts online and dial up the 800 numbers to call a representative directly and many offer online chat. And the payment options are a breeze, as the majority of the sites accept all major credit cards and many of them use PayPal.
Seek out dealers with guarantees. With the ease of using the search engine, if you don’t find that the site you are on carries guarantees, just back out and head to another site. This is truly shopping at its most convenient.
Speaking of convenience, some of the sites were actually parts locators, such as breakeryard. This site locates the part near your home, quotes the price, and gives you the name of the dealer with the phone number. In addition, many of the brand specific sites such as the Victoria Bush Ltd site for MG Midget and Austin Healey Spirtes also serve as a link to auto clubs with great events for like-minded auto lovers.
The real winner here is you! With today’s rising prices, it pays to compare and with the internet you can shop around the world from the comfort of your easy chair.
Your car may be a classic, but there’s nothing antiquated about finding parts these days. It couldn’t be easier or more convenient. So hit the on-ramp to cyberspace and you’ll be back behind the wheel in no time!