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Old 06-06-2023, 01:56 AM   #7 (permalink)
Isaac Zachary
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
Finding a mechanic who does a good work at a more reasonable cost might be the most challenging aspect. When it comes to OEM parts vs the ones bought at NAPA or Autozone, as long as they're of a similar or better spec, I wouldn't be so strict about OEM in order to evaluate if a mechanic is good or bad.
But what about parts you've had that the OEM lasted 20 or 30 years but the aftermarket one needs replacing at least once a year?
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