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Save Time By Knowing Your Vin Number
03Aug

Save Time By Knowing Your Vin Number

Having your vehicle’s VIN number available when you call Bow Auto Parts with save you time while ensuring you get the right part from the start.  When shopping for automotive parts, it’s often difficult to identify the right parts. Not only does the brand, model, and year of your vehicle matter but there are often […]

10 Tips for Long Summer Road Trips
28Jul

10 Tips for Long Summer Road Trips

It’s the middle of summer and all your thoughts are on fun and vacation. If you are a car enthusiast who relishes time on the open road with your favorite car, the last thing you want is problems, whether you are getting ready to go or worse, if you’re on the road. You simply want […]

Expert Advice For Buying Used Engines
01Jul

Expert Advice For Buying Used Engines

How do you know what to look for in a used engine? How can you know the quality of something that a complete stranger has owned and used? It’s one thing if something is brand new from the factory, but used?  Depending on where you buy them, used parts including engines could come with problems. […]

Don’t Get Swamped By Flood Vehicle Parts
06Apr

Don’t Get Swamped By Flood Vehicle Parts

One of the hidden problems that can plague the used automotive market is vehicle inventories that are salvaged from major storm disasters and flooded zones. They are known simply as “flood vehicles.”  Whenever major flooding occurs in population centers, hundreds and often thousands of cars and trucks become immersed in dirty water that gets into […]

Repair or Replace My Transmission?
23Nov

Repair or Replace My Transmission?

In the automotive repair industry, the debate continually rages on what is the best option for a damaged transmission customer – repair it or replace it? Like most debatable questions, “it depends,” but in many cases, it’s worth replacing your “dropped tranny” rather than paying for the labor and parts required to properly bring it […]

Bow Auto Parts Is On the Road Again!
11Sep

Bow Auto Parts Is On the Road Again!

We can all remember back in March how uncertain things looked for businesses of all kinds as a new and potentially dangerous pandemic made its way across the world. Abundantly cautious politicians feared the worst and decided to shut the country down for several weeks in an effort to slow the spread of the disease. […]

Bow Auto Parts Response to COVID-19
27Mar

Bow Auto Parts Response to COVID-19

We’d like everyone to know that Bow Auto Parts is open for business with some changes to our normal operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. – We have closed our lobby and now provide curbside service for customer pick-up. – Customers can call 603-224-8400, press 1, and we will bring your part to your […]

Major Expansion to Serve New England
07Feb

Major Expansion to Serve New England

If a picture is worth a thousand words then a video must be worth a million more, especially when it comes to giving a virtual tour of our expanded auto parts recycling center in Bow, New Hampshire. Over the last couple of years, Bow Auto Parts drew up plans and implemented phased construction to upgrade […]

No Warranty, No Problem. Buy Used!
29Jan

No Warranty, No Problem. Buy Used!

When it comes to auto repairs, it often feels like you have just two choices. Unless you can do it yourself, you can either take your car to a dealership or visit your trusted independent auto mechanic. Depending on your situation, there are benefits to both. But when you need a repair not covered by […]

Why the Pros Trust Team PRP Members
16Nov

Why the Pros Trust Team PRP Members

When the pros need used auto parts, they know they have a choice when they shop. And so do you. Because pros want high-quality and trusted parts at a great price, they prefer to shop with Team PRP recyclers. While they could go to a nearby junkyard and sometimes do, Team PRP members offer something […]

How “New” are Used Auto Parts?
07Mar

How “New” are Used Auto Parts?

“I want brand new, factory fresh parts,” say some automotive enthusiasts who claim they won’t take a chance with anything considered “used.” They just don’t want to risk buying a part that comes from a vehicle they know nothing about. We can understand that. Some folks simply demand new parts, especially when they’re made by […]

Your Auto Recycling and Disposal Choices
07Jan

Your Auto Recycling and Disposal Choices

Lots of people like to buy quality cars & trucks and drive them for a long time. Settling into a favorite vehicle and taking care of it for many years is not only prudent but highly gratifying for many drivers. Modern-day vehicles, when properly serviced, run reliably for hundreds of thousands of miles and keep […]

Recycled Or Used Auto Parts?
14Nov

Recycled Or Used Auto Parts?

A debate on automotive components word usage recently came up when speaking with a few of our associates. What should be the primary term used to describe the auto parts that we source and sell – “used” or “recycled?” Given that our products have been used on one vehicle and then get reused on another […]

How We’re Better Serving Customers
19Sep

How We’re Better Serving Customers

What’s the best reason to expand a used auto parts business? One word: customers! Strong sales growth over the last few years has driven us to expand our business (again) to serve the growing auto salvage industry and the increased demand for quality recycled auto parts. Thanks to our customers, our employees and our valued business […]

Do You Offer Used Tires In NH & MA?
17Aug

Do You Offer Used Tires In NH & MA?

Your car’s ride quality depends a lot on the quality of its tires. Remember when you were a kid and you got a new pair of sneakers? You felt lighter on your feet and you just wanted to run and jump and play the moment you put them on. Replacing your car’s worn out tires feels […]

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