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Review: eBay Motors for Auto Parts

Use eBay motors for car parts vs. local parts stores or junkyards. My car needs a headlight. A local junkyard quoted me $45 for the part. I recently bid on, and won the same thing on eBay motors for $5 plus $12.40 shipping. $17.40 vs. $45. That's an automatic savings of almost $30!

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I have my eye on some struts that my car needs as well. They are $50.99 each at Autozone. They're $36.99 plus $30 shipping on eBay. Sounds expensive but not when you consider I will save over $30 by purchasing there instead of in a store.

Another great thing is the money comes right from your bank account if you choose to pay that way, or you can pay with a credit or debit card. But be careful. I have one debit card that won't work for some reason, and one that does.

I try to deal with reputable sellers. I like them to have at least 98%-99% positive feedback. Even if I have to pay an extra few dollars I will to ensure a smooth, easy transaction. I try to weigh the volume of sales they do with the amount of negatives they have. If they do a large volume of sales and have a few unsatisfied buyers, it's much better than someone that sells very little and has just as many unsatisfied buyers.

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Things do get lost in the mail, and sometimes things do happen, but it's a lot of fun to me!

By Alicia

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