• Summer Road Trip

    With summer around the corner, millions of Americans are planning road trips. And why not? It’s a great way to let go, see the country and make memories with friends and family. Hitting the highways can be an epic adventure or an epic headache if you’re not careful. Unless you want to end up in a “National Lampoon Vacation” movie, make sure your car is ready for long-distance travel with these summer road trip tips…

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  • Interference Engine vs Non-Interference Engine Types

    Automobile engines can be classified as either interference engine or non-interference engine types depending on what occurs if piston/valve synchronization is lost. In the non-interference engine with the crankshaft still moving there Is enough clearance between the valve and piston even if the camshaft stops with a valve fully open. However, interference engines usually sustain…

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  • Why Replace Coil Springs?

    The function of coil springs is to support the vehicle at its desired height, to maintain proper alignment angles and to absorb road shock transmitted through the tires and shock absorbers. Constant flexing in normal service gradually weakens the suspension system, which in turn allows the car to sag. Once this sag becomes pronounced, the…

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  • 10 Perfect Car Gifts For The Ultimate Mom

    Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Rather than just relying on the old standbys, like flowers and jewelry, why not give her a gift for her car that she can use all year long? After all, she makes dozens of trips each week, driving the kids around town, going to and from work and…

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  • coil spring suspension types

    Since the horseless carriage appeared on the scene, automotive undercar service has undergone continual and radical change. The undercar – or chassis – is best described as a series of related steering and suspension parts which should be viewed and serviced at complete systems. There are several types of suspension system and steering arrangements. Though…

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  • Common Vehicle Warning Lights Guide

    Vehicle warning or indicator lights are not new but what these lamps are telling us has changed along with vehicle technology. The following list is by no means comprehensive, and the indicator images are not necessarily universal (automakers do differ so the owner’s manual should always be consulted), but these should provide a fair cross…

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  • NAPA battery display

    When learning about car batteries you may come across terms you have never seen before. That’s we have supplied a list of common battery terms to help you understand your battery better. These terms can also help when talking with one of the experts at your local NAPA AUTO PARTS store. ACTIVE MATERIAL – The…

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  • INDYCAR Photo – Chris Owens

    via INDYCAR.com photo credit: INDYCAR Photo – Chris Owens INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 7, 2017) Alexander Rossi and Conor Daly have been friends for years, and sometimes housemates since both joined the Verizon IndyCar Series full time in 2016. Now they’re something more: teammates for Season 30 of “The Amazing Race,” the popular, Emmy Award-winning reality competition show airing on…

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  • BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Oct. 28, 2014) – Ron Capps and the NAPA AUTO PARTS team are intent on climbing up the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championship standings this weekend in the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He won’t rule out overcoming Don Schumacher Racing teammate Matt Hagan, who…

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  • MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2014) – With three races to go, NAPA AUTO PARTS driver Chase Elliott looks to capitalize on a return to Texas Motor Speedway this Saturday afternoon.  In April, the young rookie led 38 laps en route to winning his first NASCAR Nationwide Series race.  At the age of 18 years, four months,…

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More than 90 years ago, the National Automotive Parts Association ("NAPA") was created to meet America’s growing need for an effective auto parts distribution system.

Today, 91% of do-it-yourself customers recognize the NAPA brand name.

We have over 6,000 NAPA AUTO PARTS Stores nationwide serving all 50 states with a unique inventory control system that helps you find the exact part that you need.

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