eBay is now the go to site for car parts in the UK, this is because you can now shop from hundreds of retailers large and small all on one e-commerce website.
main dealers of top car brands such as Audi, Land Rover and Ford now have eBay shops or stores or even outlets in the case the after market retailers such as Halfords, and Euro Car Parts. Often you'll find the prices on eBay are cheaper than their own website. What's more with Click and Collect are Argos offered by sellers, you can now collect the items at your convenience, 7 days a week instead of waiting for a courier or postman.
The love of a good car
Whether you’re head over heels with a classic car or making your hot hatch stand out from the crowd, the world of car maintenance and restoration is one that transcends age, gender and brand loyalty. Sourcing parts for your vehicle can be part of the enjoyment; knowing that with every addition, you’re making your model that little bit better, faster or sleeker. eBay is home to hundreds of vehicles ready to be restored as well as thousands of parts for vintage motors.
Restoring or up scaling a camper van or a motor-home is a labour of love and one that is made easier through eBay’s marketplace. Bring your VW camper-van back to its former glory or go all out to create a work of art that will go down a storm with all wannabe surfers. From purpose-built cabinets to recessed lighting to bring a much needed glow after a day spent on a Cornish beach, browse from your garage in peace for all the campervan or motorhome parts you need.
Fan of the van
If your van is a crucial part of your day to day life, you don’t have time to waste in shops making sure that you are good to go. There are thousands of different parts that you can choose from if you see that wear and tear is getting the better of your vehicle. From interiors, including seat sections, to a roof rack that gives you extra capacity for ladders, you can be ready to get on with the job. You can also source parts and accessories for large truck and lorries, including DAF, Scania and Volvo parts.
Once you’ve got the part you need, there’s a wide range of garage tools that will help you get your vehicle up and running in perfect order again.
OEM CAR PARTS
eBay’s vast selection of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) vehicle parts and accessories offers the perfect way to get your vehicle out of the garage and back onto the road. Whether you are reviving the original look of a classic Ford for the next car meet or you just want to restore your Honda or Toyota’s original factory style, finding the necessary components and tools is easy with eBay.
Original equipment manufacturer is a term used to describe components produced by the original car manufacturer, or components from third-party manufacturers that were part of the vehicle’s original factory build, including rims, engine parts, external trim, and interior elements. In contrast, aftermarket parts are alternative components from third-party manufacturers. Buying OEM car parts ensures compatibility and a perfect fit without the need for modification, guarantees quality, and helps to maintain the original look and performance of the vehicle. In many cases, there is only one type of OEM part suitable for a vehicle, and this makes it easy to shop for the right items on eBay.
OEM auto parts are often more expensive than aftermarket components; however, that is not always the case when you are shopping on eBay. By purchasing used or refurbished parts, it is possible to take advantage of deep discounts; and with so many sellers competing, they are often prepared to offer lower prices than you find elsewhere. By using eBay’s search functions, it is possible to compare your purchasing options to get the best price possible.
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eBay Motor Deals
eBay Daily Deals can be a treasure trove of automotive goodies. With Prices often cheaper than Amazon, and no postage charger or membership fees to get the best deals, eBay is slowly gaining an edge over the power house of Amazon in the deals sector. You can always check using sites like Idealo that provide price comparison services between the major players.
Buying New Or Used on eBay, What You Need to Know.
eBay is a great platform for buying and selling, but sadly over the last few years it got a reputation for bad sellers, sending fake or counterfeit goods to our doors, but with the new eBay seller programs to reward good sellers with a eBay Premium Service badge you can buy with confidence. Also there is an eBay Money Back Guarantee meaning your protected from scammers. eBay Money Back Guarantee covers over 99% of listings on eBay.co.uk when you pay with PayPal. Some types of listings are excluded: vehicles, real estate, businesses for sale, and digitally delivered goods or service. You can find all the details on the eBay Money Back Guarantee policy page. Remember, if you paid as a PayPal Guest you can’t use this process, but you’re still covered by PayPal Protection. You’ll also need a PayPal account to use the eBay Resolution Centre.