General Motors Vintage Car and Truck Parts
General Motors, also known as GM, is an American automotive company that was founded in 1909. This company has produced a number of different types of automobiles during its history. Find parts for vintage cars made by this brand within this collection.What types of aesthetic accessories are offered?
Various aesthetic accessories are available for vintage cars made by this company. Some of these accessories include:
- Hood ornaments: These genuine hood ornaments have been salvaged from other vehicles made by this company. They bear the logo in a number of different colors and styles.
- Floor mats: These optional mats are placed on the interior carpeting of your vehicle. They bear the logo, and there are options offered for the front drivers side, front passengers side, rear drivers side, and rear passengers side.
- Wheel covers: Also known as hubcaps, these accessories cover the nuts and bolts contained in the interior area of a vehicles wheels. They are usually chrome in color.
- Keychains: These authentic keychains have been salvaged from sets of keys for vehicles made by this brand. They bear the brands logo.
Various replacement engine parts are produced by this company. Some examples include:
- Carburetors: The carburetor controls the flow of air that is pushed into the engine. Internal combustion engines mix air with fuel, and this device makes sure that the right amount of air enters the engine.
- Intake manifolds: The intake manifold makes sure that this mixture of air and fuel is properly distributed to each cylinder in an internal combustion engine.
- Fan shrouds: A fan shroud improves the airflow through the radiator of a vehicle by pointing air directly at the radiator. The radiator removes excess heat from the engine, so more air flowing to this part is beneficial.
Follow these steps to install a new hood ornament on your vintage vehicle:
- Turn off the engine and pop the hood.
- Locate the nut that is holding the existing hood ornament in place. This nut is located toward the front of the hood.
- Use a nut driver to remove this nut. Reach around to the top of the hood, and pull the hood ornament out of its socket.
- Clean around the socket area thoroughly. Insert the replacement hood ornament into the socket.
- Thread a compatible nut around the bottom of the replacement hood ornament, then use a nut driver to secure it in place.
- Shut the hood of your vehicle, and make sure that the replacement hood ornament is straight.