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Hot Weather and Charging Systems

With summer here, it is a good time to take a look at the effects heat has on charging systems. We often say that heat is the number one enemy of an alternator, and that is true, but besides destroying alternators outright, heat also has pronounced effect on an alternator’s output. See just how much heat can effect output with this graph courtesy of OE+.

New Parts Available as of 07-26-2018

  1. Rear Right Semi-Loaded Caliper for 2014-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe
  2. Wheel Cylinders for 2008-2011 Nissan Versa
  3. Front Lower Engine Torque Strut Mount for 2007-2015 Nissan
  4. Front Pipe for 2009-2010 Kia Optima
  5. Rear Muffler for 2002-2003 Nissan Frontier
  6. Control Arm Assembly for 2010-2015 Chevrolet Camaro
  7. Turbocharger for 2011-2016 GM
  8. Rebuilt Throttle Body for 2007-2014 Nissan Trucks
  9. And many more

New Parts Available as of 07-19-2018

  1. Front Brake Pads for 2014-2016 Kia Forte
  2. Rear Pads for 2016 Mazda CX-5
  3. Rear Left Semi-Loaded Caliper for 2014-2016 Hyundai Santa Fe
  4. Power Steering Pressure Hose for 2006-2011 Honda Civic
  5. Lateral Link 2003-2006 Subaru Baja
  6. Control Arm Assembly for 2013-2014 Hyundai Azera
  7. Control Arm Assembly for 2016 Audi A4
  8. Transmission Mount for 2003-2008 Mazda
  9. And many more

OES VS. Aftermarket Mufflers

When replacing an exhaust system, most Professional Service Providers are looking for a direct fit option with all the features and benefits of the original muffler. Original Equipment Style (OES) is what is preferred. It allows you to keep the appearance and performance of the original muffler. Learn more about AI’s exhaust systems.

New Parts Available as of 07-05-2018

  1. Water Pump for 2013-2014 Ford Edge
  2. Front Engine Mount for 2006-2015 Toyota
  3. Front Left Engine Mount for 2006-2014 Kia
  4. Center Muffler for 2007-2011 Honda Civic
  5. Rear Muffler for 2001-2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara
  6. A/T Mount for 2008-2015 Honda – Trans Lower
  7. Rebuilt Throttle Body for 2002-2006 Nissan Altima and Sentra
  8. Drive Shaft for 2008-2015 Nissan
  9. And many more

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What is the difference between Chassis and Severe Duty Chassis?

Trucks, fleet and other heavy use vehicles need parts that are up to the rigors that their owners put them through. A great solution to this problem is to utilize Severe Duty parts that offer the fit of OE but have been over-engineered to withstand the harsh use of fleet and work vehicles. What to look for when sourcing Severe Duty parts.

Why is it important to replace brake hardware when replacing brake pads or brake shoes?

Heating and cooling cycles can weaken brake hardware. Weak hardware parts can result in excessive caliper/pad movement or binding causing noise or other related problems such as uneven and premature pad wear, rotor warping and pulling. Learn more about the importance of replacing brake hardware when replacing brake pads or brake shoes.

New Parts Available as of 06-21-2018

  1. Window Regulator for 2006-2010 Hyundai Sonata
  2. Front Rotor for 2012-2016 BMW 3/4 Series
  3. Engine Torque Strut Mount for 2001-2007 Toyota Highlander
  4. Rear Muffler for 2011-2012 Nissan Juke
  5. Rear Muffler for 2003-2004 Mitsubishi Montero
  6. Electric Fuel Pump and Strainer Set for 2009-2013 Toyota Corolla
  7. Control Arm Assembly for 2010-2014 Subaru Legacy
  8. Turbocharger for 2009-2013 Subaru Forester/Impreza
  9. And many more

AI Control Arms

Our control arm assemblies allow for modular repairs where the rubber bushings and ball joints are already included.
Why is this important?
* It allows you to address other worn parts at the same time
* It saves valuable time during installation.
Learn more about AI Control Arms here.