QUALITY REPLACEMENT PARTS / NEW AFTERMARKET PARTS
Car Body Parts Online offers only the highest quality replacement
parts available. All parts are engineered to meet or exceed
Original Equipment specifications. Many of the parts we offer
are certified to meet or exceed OE specs by CAPA, the only industry
recognized organization to certify aftermarket parts. Additionaly,
virtually all of our factories are ISO9002 certified; which is the
top world wide certification for quality control.
All body parts come with an industry standard 1-year Limited Warranty
against defects in workmanship and materials. Please see our
complete warranty for full information.
You can buy with confidence from us, knowing that you have the
best quality aftermarket replacement parts with the
best warranty protection and a low price guarantee.
LOW PRICE GUARANTEE
We constantly shop the web (and the streets) to make sure for the level
of service we offer, that our prices are the lowest. If you find
something we've missed, we'd like to know about it, and beat that
price by 10%. If some one gives you the same Warranty, Fit, Delivery,
and OEM Manufacturer, we'll be happy to beat that price.
It's easy: just email us with the name of the company, the part number,
the OEM manufacturer, delivery method, and the lower retail price. If
you've purchased the part from us within 30 days, we'll refund the
difference plus 10%. If you haven't yet purchased the part, we will
contact you within one business day (M-Sat 6am - 5pm) and will lower
our price by the difference plus 10%.
Keeping you satisfied is the cornerstone of our business!LIMITED GUARANTEE - 1 YEAR FROM DATE OF PURCHASE
Car Body Parts Online warranties only their proprietary parts to be
free from defects in workmanship and material for a period of one (1)
year from the date of purchase to the original purchaser. During this
one year period Car Body Parts Online will repair or replace at it's
option any Car Body Parts Online proprietary product returned prepaid
by the original purchaser when it has been determined by Car Body
Parts Online, at it's sole discretion, that the product has failed due
to defective materials or workmanship.
This warranty does not cover failure due to improper installation or
maintenance, misuse, abuse, unauthorized repairs, modification or
alteration, freight charges, costs or removal or replacement, losses
due to downtime of the vehicle, normal wear and tear, any subsequent
or consequential damages.
Implied Warranty: This warranty is in lieu of all other
warranties and/or representations, express or implied, including,
without limitations, warranties of merchantability and fitness for
purpose and all other liabilities, including special or consequential
damages,in connection with the sale or use of any Car Body Parts
Online product. Any warranties implied by law are limited in duration
to the duration of this warranty except in those states where
prohibited by law
WHAT THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY SAYS ABOUT AFTERMARKET PARTS?
Car owners in need of collision repairs do not have to settle for low
quality replacement parts. There are high quality, tested and certified
"aftermarket" parts available (i.e. Car Body Parts Online). Certified
Automotive Parts Association (CAPA) is a non-profit organization
established in 1987 to develop and oversee a testing and inspection
program for certifying the quality of parts used for collision repairs.
CAPA was founded to promote price and quality competition in the
collision parts industry, thereby reducing the cost of crash repairs to
consumers without sacrificing quality. Manufacturers and distributors of
competitive replacement parts are so confident in the quality of their
parts many are now offering limited lifetime warranties. Most reputable
distributors, body shops and insurance companies recognize that the
competitive nature of the industry mandates a concerted effort focused
on quickly and cost effectively refurbishing the consumer's car to
pre-accident condition. Therefore, these "players" have absolutely nothing
to gain from using sub-standard parts.
Healthy competition in any business ultimately benefits the consumer;
in this instance the car owner. The average Ford or General Motors car
selling for $14,000 would cost over $40,000 if purchased piece-by-piece
using Original Equipment (OE) parts. In 1992, an OE fender for a Toyota
Camry cost $253. By 1996 that same fender had dropped to $143.88 primarily
because the aftermarket fender was selling for around $60.00. (There is a
reason that Henry Ford once said something to the effect that he would
give new cars away if he could be assured of having all of the replacement
parts business.) Overall, auto owners have seen collision parts prices
reduced by as much as 40% since competitively priced aftermarket parts
have become readily available.
Based on guidelines set by the National Highway Transportation Safety
Administration, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has conducted
numerous crash tests comparing aftermarket and OE parts. These tests have
shown conclusively that there are no discernable differences in safety
performance. In fact, during one such test in 1997, while representatives
from body shops, insurance companies, and members of the media looked on,
experts determined that aftermarket parts performed as well or better than
The use of aftermarket collision parts does not affect the trade-in or market
value of a vehicle any more than replacing an original battery with a Die-Hard
from Sears. The goal in all post-collision repairs is to return the automobile
to pre-accident condition and this can be achieved with OEM, aftermarket,
salvage and reconditioned parts.