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A review of O'Reilly auto parts

O’Reilly auto parts opened their first store in Springfield, Missouri in 1957. Today, they have 3,613 stores, and they are one of the top three auto parts chains in the US. They sell parts and carry out services in 38 US states. This article provides you with an overview of O'Reilly auto parts.

Parts

O'Reilly sell new and remanufactured, replacement and performance parts like alternators, fuel pumps, brake systems, batteries, belts and hoses, as well as interior and exterior accessories like seat covers and floor mats. Diagnostic tools and safety equipment are also sold. Fluids Fluids like engine additives and anti-freeze are stocked alongside cleaning products. They also sell a line of automotive, custom and industrial paints from companies like Evercoat, Hutchins and Sata. These parts are supplied to do-it-yourself customers as well as professional installer, and can be bought online and shipped to your door or reserved for in store pick-up.

Services

Your local O'Reilly auto parts store doesn’t just sell parts. In store, specialists can test your car battery, and carry out a full diagnostic check free of charge. If the battery is about to fail, they will recycle it without charging you, and they can also give you a recycle motor oil. These services aren't available at every store, so it’s worth checking O’Reilly’s website before you visit. Other services Other services include starter and alternator inspections, to determine if they are operating correctly and tool loans, for specialised equipment that you can’t justify buying. If you are building your own engine, some stores offer a machine shop which can refurbish crankshafts, blocks and cylinder heads.

Motorsports

O'Reilly auto parts are the official auto parts store of NASCAR and sponsor events at Texas, Kansas and Bristol. They are the official and exclusive auto parts retailer of Infineon raceway in Sonoma, California, and are regularly involved with NHRA drag racing events as well as regional car and monster truck shows.

Final word

O'Reilly strives to provide better parts at better prices, and to continue to expand into new markets. They are considering hundreds of new locations each year to accommodate their growing business, so if there isn’t an O'Reilly auto parts store near you, there may well be in the near future.

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