Buying parts for less than the original price allows the consumer to save more money, which can be used to purchase other required parts or services. Discounted parts are available to be purchased from online retailers and automotive recyclers.
Spark plugs are commonly changed during a tune-up service. Using discounted plugs allows the consumer to spend the difference on other parts that need to be replaced, such as air filters, plug wires and fuel filters. The money saved also keeps the overall costs of the service down.
Automotive recycling websites, such as Car-Part, utilizes a search engine thatcan narrow down specific parts for a vehicle. The user inputs the location, year, brand and model into the search field and Car-Part finds local advertisements. The Car-Part website is used by individual consumers and dealer to help find discounted parts.
eBay is another source where a person can purchased discounted spark plugs and auto parts. eBay offers two ways a buyer can make a purchase. First is a buy itnow price at which the item is simply purchased. The second is an auction where buyers bid against each other to win the item. As of 2015, eBay is one of the largest remanufactured auto part databases in the world.