Finding Your Parts in Search Engines!

The internet is an ever-changing and ever-growing source of knowledge–a great compliment to the ever-changing and ever-growing trucking industry.  In taking advantage of the internet, when it comes to searching for parts, there is a learning curve that comes in searching in a way that will maximize the helpful results and eventual resolution of your issue.

One hint–when using a search engine like Google, for example–is to search using the 2- 4 most important terms that your search involves.  For example, if I’m trying to find out what an EPG Valve is for a Volvo VED12 engine, I would probably start with searching “EPG Valve Volvo”.  The results will, much of the time, produce content referring to the keywords I am searching; and since these were the most important keywords, that content will likely produce a correct answer for me.

Many are catching onto the fact that typing in a part number may automatically produce the exact result you had hoped for.  However, sometimes specificity in search engine searches can be misleading.  Let’s take a Ford Part number for a pitman arm as an example. Let’s say your mechanic is quickly told that he needs a steering part with part number, E8HT-3590-EB, but neither the mechanic nor the driver looking at the part physically, knows what it’s called.  You may have no clue where to start!  Knowing the truck is a Ford (if you would play along), you might initially assume it to be a Ford part number.  So, you can save money and go find used; but what part will you ask for when calling around?  So, you start with Google’ing the part, and typing in “E8HT-3590-EB”.  Now, if this is a good Ford part number, AND there is some type of demand and/or supply for this part, you should get some GREAT results.  Heck, you might even find us halfway down that results page, showing we have the part!  Helpful and resolved!

HERE is where you can get into some real trouble with using specific part numbers, and then I’ll close this scenario with a solution!  Say the driver and mechanic gave you the incomplete number of EHT-3590-EB.  Try searching THAT number.  In most cases, since the part number is off, your results are skewed, and you have quickly hit a dead end in your Google search!  THIS is where broad searches of 2-4 relevant keywords come in handy.  The best search scenario would be to type the part number EHT-3590-EB (though incorrect, its all you have); but then to think of other great keywords to go along with it.  Let’s try “EHT-3590-EB Ford steering”  (since we know its a component of the steering assembly).  This type of search will put you right back in the vicinity of very helpful answers!  In the end, it’s about giving a search engine two or more chances with different critical keywords until you find the results you were hoping for!  Remember, Broad Key Words!

We hope you can take this information, and find your parts quicker!  On our end, we are always improving the information that we think might match most of your searches when it comes to truck parts!  If you’d liked this, follow us on Facebook AND subscribe to our blog!

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Who We Are

Our mission is to offer a large variety of recycled medium and heavy duty truck parts to anyone who is a looking for a money-saving alternative to new parts.

What do we do?

We sell Used and Rebuilt Medium and Heavy Truck Parts and Used Vehicles, and we perform General and Major Repairs, Truck Frame Modifications, and offer Truck Equipment Installations and Sales.

Who do we serve?

We serve all size Fleets, Insurance Companies, Body Shops, Independent Repair Shops, New and Used Truck Dealers, and the Agricultural Industry, including Farmers, Ranchers, Dairies, and Feed Lots.

Where are our customers?

We serve businesses and individuals locally, nationally and internationally!  We shop for the cheapest freight price, and ship anywhere in the world.

What do we offer our customers?

We offer our customers a money-saving alternative to new parts and the comfort of knowing they are using O.E.M parts and, ultimately, helping the environment. We also provide availability of some parts that are no longer manufactured or readily available new. If we don’t have the part in stock, we will do our best to locate the part for our customer.

What unique effects do we leave with our customers?

We like our customers to leave or receive their part with the feeling that we care about keeping their truck in operating condition and making money for them. We understand that minimal down-time is crucial and we do our best to provide them with quality parts in a timely manner.

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Finding the used truck parts that best fit the needs your truck has never been easier. Whether you are located in Colorado, or around the world, we are ready to provide the heavy-duty truck parts you need, while saving you time and money.

Fast service is one of the foundational aspects of Active Truck Parts. We know that the less time you can spend worrying about vehicle maintenance, the more time you will have to focus on the success of your business. That is why we make it our aim to provide an efficient used heavy truck parts shopping experience that gets you the used truck parts to keep you on the road.

Our wide selection of heavy truck parts makes it easy to find exactly what you are looking for. You can choose from used truck parts or aftermarket truck parts, and from heavy duty truck parts or light duty truck parts. Our website provides the tools for you to search as specifically as you need, down to the manufacturer and year of the used truck part you are searching for. 

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Along with our wide selection of used heavy duty truck parts is an experienced and knowledgeable used truck parts specialist team. We know heavy duty truck parts and are always available to work with you to find the used truck parts that you need. Whether we find it in our used truck parts inventory or have to search within our large network of dependable partnerships, our team is focused on providing the best possible service for you and your truck.

Our efficiency serves as the pillar of our business. Yet it is not the only thing that sets us apart from the rest.

We pride ourselves on selling used, O.E.M truck parts that save you money without sacrificing quality. By purchasing our used truck parts, you can save 25-80% on what you would be paying for new truck parts. And you are not simply saving money on cheap and mediocre heavy truck parts, but you are saving on used truck parts that were manufactured using the same processes and materials as your original part. This means that you are not losing quality and you are receiving a used truck part that is built specifically for your truck.

We believe in the importance of what you do. Choose Active Truck Parts, and you will find the used truck parts and customer service that saves you money and gets you back on the road faster.

Don’t live in Colorado? Don’t worry! We ship our used heavy truck parts anywhere in the world, so wherever you are, we will ensure that you get the parts and the service that you deserve.

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