Choosing Performance Car Parts

Performance Car PartsIf you’re fed up of driving the same, tired out old vehicle but can’t afford to replace it, then why not have a look at the possibility of investing in some performance car parts.  This investment will not only make your car look completely different but will also have an impact on how it drives as well.

The market for aftermarket and performance car parts has seen a steady increase over several years as less and less people can afford to replace their car regularly.  They offer you the chance to enhance your vehicle at a fraction of the cost of buying a new one and they will also improve overall performance.

Choices of Performance Car Parts

If you’re wondering what sort of car parts you can purchase to improve the look and performance of your vehicle, you may be surprised at how many options there are available.   The most popular performance car parts include items such as exhausts and exhaust pipes, brakes and clutches to name a few.  Changing these parts in your old car can greatly enhance its performance and your driving experience.  As will all car parts however, you must ensure that the performance car parts that you invest in are suitable for your vehicle as different parts will be required for different makes and models.

When it comes to the appearance of your vehicle, you can alter and enhance the look completely by purchasing items such as spoilers.   These are particularly attractive if your car is looking old and dated.

Availability of Aftermarket Car Parts

If you can’t afford to invest in new performance car parts, then you also have the option to buy aftermarket car parts which tend to be just as good in quality but often half the price.

These are car parts that have been taken off other vehicles, serviced and sold on to people looking to change the appearance or performance of their vehicle.  They are cheaper as they are essentially second hand.  Provided they have been well looked after there is no problem in using aftermarket car parts to improve your vehicle. Just make sure you acquire these parts from a reputable supplier to avoid problems in the future.


Shops that stock Performance Car Parts

There are a number of outlets that stock good quality aftermarket car parts and performance car parts too.  As mentioned, particularly if you are looking to purchase aftermarket car parts, you must ensure they are coming from a reliable source to ensure that they are fit for purpose.   One local supplier of both these type of cars parts is FMP Motor Factors who have shops in both Swansea and Port Talbot.

FMP Motor Factors has been supplying garages and individuals with performance and aftermarket car parts for a number of years and so have an established reputation for quality and reliability.

In the video below, Joe from FMP Motor Factors explains the types of car parts that FMP can provide and why the company is the first choice supplier across South Wales.

[car parts video]If you would like to receive any more information on the range of car parts that are currently available at FMP Motor Factors, then don’t hesitate to either call one of our team or to pop into our Swansea, Port Talbot, Llanelli or Carmarthen Offices

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Open Mon-Fri, 8.00am - 5.30pm and Sat 8am - 1.30pm
FMP Motor Factors, Unit 1, St John's Court, Upper Fforest Way,
Swansea Enterprise Park SA6 8QQ

Port Talbot

Open Mon-Fri, 8.00am - 5.30pm and Sat 8am - 12.30pm
FMP Motor Factors, Unit 30, Baglan Industrial Park,
Port Talbot, SA12 7DJ