Replacement El Camino parts can be purchased from local automotive parts retailers, classifieds or auto recycler websites. When purchasing auto parts online, a core fee may be charged, which will require the consumer to send their old part back through the mail in order to receive a discount.
The first to consider when purchasing parts online are websites for local auto part chains. These websites offer the convenience of dealing with in-store customer service, parts in stock locally and warranties on items. Auto retailer chain stores generally offer specials and online coupons which can yield customers large discounts towards their purchases.
Classifieds sites are used as a medium for individuals to sell to each other. Making use of a classifieds website for parts can help in finding rare components for relatively inexpensive prices. Shipping is handled between the two parties.
Another place to look for parts, and generally seen as the most effective in terms of prices, is online junkyards or auto recyclers. Like the auto part chain stores, these junkyards have places that can be visited when looking to purchase a specific part. Online junkyards often give the customer the option to save money by allowing them to remove the part from the vehicle themselves or the buyer can have the junkyard pull it for a fee.