Jobber / Retail Store:
Is an independent auto parts store, serving local communities, including but not limited to performance & accessory companies, whose primary function is stocking automotive parts to sell and service consumers and other automotive businesses.
A vehicle dealer whose primary focus is on the sale and service of new and used vehicles and whose secondary focus is on selling automotive parts and accessories to consumers and other automotive businesses.
A business including but not limited to machine shops, engine rebuilders and chassis shops, whose primary function is to install automotive parts and accessories on consumer vehicles.
A chain store normally has multiple locations of 20 or more outlets in multiple states that share a common "company name" and central management, usually with standardized business methods and practices. They are a type of business whose primary operations is sales of automotive parts to consumers. Features common to all chains are centralized marketing and purchasing. IE Auto Zone, CSK Auto, NAPA Auto Parts, O'Reilly Auto Parts, PEP Boys, etc.
Muffler / Exhaust Shop:
A muffler / exhaust shop is a business whose primary function is to install mufflers / exhausts and under chassis parts and accessories.
A specialty store is a boutique retail operation. Search by specific manufacturer.
Wheel / Tire:
A wheel / tire store is a business which has specific knowledge and focuses on the wheel/tire segment and whose primary function is to sell and/or service performance & accessory parts specifically for wheels and tires.
Engine Builder / Machine Shop:
A shop which has the ability to build engines and/or machine engine parts
Speed / Restoration / Chassis / Fabricator:
General Repair / Body Shop:
Race Team / Racer / Racecar Builder: