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Anyone able to share some insight as to why I can't seem to find anything other than brake pads/rotors or light bulbs for Hyundai cars in the aftermarket? My local dealer is the only game in town, and has stopped delivering parts to independent shops. None of my vendors seem to keep much of anything in stock. Frustrating.

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There are still MANY items that are simply dealer only for Kia/Hyundai. NAPA has really started to boost their Altrom line in our area. Alot of the Altrom part line are OEM products but not every. WorldPAC has good availability as well but like I said, sometimes you just have to go to the dealer.

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Anyone able to share some insight as to why I can't seem to find anything other than brake pads/rotors or light bulbs for Hyundai cars in the aftermarket? My local dealer is the only game in town, and has stopped delivering parts to independent shops. None of my vendors seem to keep much of anything in stock. Frustrating.

Not sure if you get the Ratchet & Wrench magazine? This month's magazine has an ad on Page 20

from a Hyundai Dealer, located within an hour of your shop. If you do not have that magazine issue,

send me a private message and I'll send you a photo of the ad.

 

You may think an hour away is too far. It's been my experience a wholesaling dealer advertising

in a magazine like Ratchet & Wrench is set up to service a large area.

 

There are many aspects to dealer parts. I wrote an article that may help you when you talk to

dealers about buying parts:

http://sellmoreautoservice.com/partspricing/

 

Let me know if you have any questions.

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I think the issue is the 10/100000 warranty. I needed some rotors and tie rods for a 2012 the other day and nobody had anything in stock, even the warehouse was showing nothing. Seemed unusual until I read this.

 

I got hooked up with a dealer over an hour away, they network with a couple dozen dealers and deliver daily. 20% off list isn't best but better than no part.

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My area dealers give me list price about five dollars over my price. I have to use my matrix and common sense on what I need to have to stay in business. It's a game that the dealer parts suppliers use to keep us all competitive.

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