Genuine, OEM or Aftermarket Parts

(This was written about cars but applies to equipment parts as well.)
When a part fails on your car and needs to be replaced, what type of replacement part offers the best value and quality? Knowing the different types of parts available, and when to select the proper type, can save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars.

Car Manufacturers Don’t Manufacture Cars
Contrary to popular belief, the car you bought was not made entirely by the car company you bought it from. It was essentially just put together by the car company from parts made by hundreds of other companies. All car makers use independent companies to design and manufacture most parts used in their cars. read more...