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How To Choose The Right Forklift Parts

The right components for your forklift can do more than get your machine back and running. Repairs improve and optimize your performance. You may have a smoother operation and safer equipment indoors or outdoors. Conversely, the wrong part can hurt your machine and endanger the operator when they next use it. You need to know how to choose the right forklift parts from a trusted retailer.

Helmar Parts has spent many years helping forklift operators pair their machinery with proper components.

Tips On Ordering The Correct Forklift Part

Below are some standard tips when browsing forklift parts and components. They can help you make informed decisions.

Check The Make & Model of Your Forklift

Knowing your forklift is the first step before making any purchases. While some components are interchangeable, not all of them are. You can also narrow down options once you know your machine’s limitations and ramifications.

Budget For Manufacturer’s Warranty

Different manufacturers vary in how they price their warranty. Yet you can save on repairs in the short term with the right policy. If some necessary parts have a lower shelf life, you can invest in a warranty policy that keeps your budget from extending.

Schedule Your Parts Delivery

It may seem like a minor issue, but parts delivery can affect how long your repairs will take. Scheduling them can save on wages or time lost during the workday. Check your retailer for potential shipping deals.

Decide What Matters More: Quality Or Cost?

While not all expensive hydraulic lifts need costly parts, it is better to know the value of what you purchase in terms of quality. Buying solely to fit your budget can cost you down the line if parts of cheaper materials break down faster, causing more delays.

How To Navigate Or Search For The Right Parts On Helmar Parts

We have several options if you need assistance in navigating our site. Our team can understand that finding specific pneumatic tires or air brakes can prove difficult, especially with getting descriptions.

The first is using our downloadable PDF catalog. Our catalog is organized into short columns with a quick view into cross-selection. You can download it to Adobe Acrobat or different word processing software.

If you know the part number or your truck number, you can type it into our intuitive search engines. One search filter will look up your truck information, and another can help you find a specific part.

We also have product category pages, as listed in the menus. Intuitive navigation will take you to specific lift cylinders, batteries, cables, and more options. Then you can look at our recommendations and their model sheets to determine if the parts are compatible with your forklift.

Compare Different Powered Forklift Components At Helmar Parts

Helmar Parts is the best place to get forklift components at aftermarket prices. Our experts can recommend the right parts that will match your budget.

To find out more about your components, please reach out to us today. Let Helmar Parts guide you to the right cushion tire and types of masts for rough terrain.