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The Corner - When the wheel is off, there are several high-failure and maintenance components exposed, and these systems can all affect the performance and health of your customer’s vehicle. While inspecting them is the first step, the key to restoring that “like new” performance effectively and efficiently is all about the parts. With Duralast, the brand more technicians choose for automotive aftermarket parts**, restore OE performance profitably and keep your customers safe and satisfied.

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DID YOU KNOW? Using Inspection Sheets can help increase repair orders by as much as 24.8 percent.*

 

Brakes

BrakesNoise is usually the signal that causes your customer to come in and have the brakes and corner checked. While brake pads are usually seen as the culprit, they may not realize that hardware and rotors wear just like pads and excessive corrosion can also cause premature caliper failure. Whether replacing brake pads, rotors or calipers, Duralast parts are OE or better quality at every tier.

Duralast brake pads are an OES replacement for light vehicle applications, and feature OES-type friction material and slots and chamfers as required. The Duralast Gold brake pad line features factory-matched design for application-specific OE form, fit & function. From friction formulation to a powder-coated backing plate to application-specific stainless steel hardware, Duralast Gold pads deliver “like new” performance expectations. 

No matter the make or model, Duralast and Duralast Gold brake pads are readymade to install and meet or exceed OE quality, ensuring a swift corner repair and a safer vehicle.

 

Chassis

ChassisWeak chassis parts put the driver and vehicle at risk, so it’s important to inspect them while performing routine maintenance repairs.

All Duralast chassis parts are designed to match or exceed OE at a better-than-OE price for a worry-free, efficient installation all while keeping your shop profitable. They are made with heavy-gauge steel and also include hardware and fully serviceable grease fittings where applicable. All parts and components are torture tested to ensure they meet or exceed the OE performance.

For tougher truck and SUV applications that demand more, Duralast Gold chassis parts feature induction-hardened studs to reduce the risk of failure, an integrated bearing and larger ball with greater surface area to better absorb impacts, grease channels to increase flow throughout the joint, premium corrosion-resistant coatings, and pre-installed grease fittings. Rigorous testing ensures superior durability is built into every Duralast Gold chassis part.

Innovative designs and premium quality make Duralast and Duralast Gold chassis parts a profitable investment to help ensure quick quality repairs to the backbone of any corner.

 

Shocks & Loaded Struts

StrutsOver 80 percent of vehicles go to the scrapyard with original shocks/struts.*** Support the corner with OE-quality Duralast shocks and loaded struts. Duralast loaded struts are pre-assembled units that are a faster, better option with coil springs designed for application-specific OE ride height. Loaded struts are uniquely made with chrome-plated piston rods that help prevent corrosion and provide a dependable seal for consistent OE ride performance. Priced to compete with the time and effort of a bare strut replacement, offer your customers an OE equivalent alternative from which you can profit.

Duralast shocks are available in both monotube and twin-tube configurations and the OE-matching design provides superior performance for increased handling, stability, and braking performance, restoring OE ride quality.


Your customers’ demands for “like new” performance is a catalyst for OE quality parts like Duralast. Duralast OE quality or better brake, chassis, and suspension parts are designed to keep your bays turning and your shop profitable on every corner job that comes through your doors, so you can confidently keep your customers safe, content and loyal.

To learn more, check out duralastparts.com

*Auto Dealer Today magazine, 2011

**Proprietary Consumer Study Conducted by The NPD Group, 2019.

***KYB, 2018

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