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2018 Training: What will you learn this year?

For 14 years, NAPA and Glenbrook Auto Parts have helped to provide local, affordable training for auto repair shops. This year includes a number of additions and e-learning opportunities, including: • A new, mobile-friendly online learning management system. • A host of new e-learning courses, including diesel fuel system analysis (Ford Power Stroke engines); variable Read more...

Meet the Team: Jesse J. Charchut

Meet Jesse J. Charchut, a member of our Customer Service team. Jesse joined Glenbrook Auto Parts in November 2017. In his free time, Jesse likes to work on cars, do body building, read and travel. Other favorites include Food: Pulled Pork, Pierogis, Chicken Movie: The Accountant Song: Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd Dream Vacation Destination: New Read more...

Product Showcase: Modular (branched) Coolant Hoses & NAPA Import Parts

Modular (branched) coolant hoses NAPA’s line of modular, or branched, coolant hoses are engineered to resist electrochemical degradation, the leading cause of hose failure. Fact: Modular (branched) hoses tend to fail slightly earlier than standard hoses. Fact: NAPA belts/hoses have more than twice the coverage of any other competitor. NAPA Import Parts: Sway bar links, Read more...

Words From Our Clients: Building a shop that runs smoothly even when the owner isn’t there

L-R: Ray Salazar (ASE-Certified Technician), Ricky Gamad (Automotive Technician), Jose Chavez (Co-Owner, Manager & ASE-Certified Technician), Max Sanchez (ASE-Certified Technician) from Lake and Green Bay Auto Service in Wilmette.   “The guys at NAPA have been extremely helpful. They get everything done quickly for us and have become a go-to resource for Read more...

Meet the Team: Mark Sullivan

Mark Sullivan   Meet Mark Sullivan, one of our long-time sales associates and countermen. Mark has been part of the team since 1990. He is ASE-Certified Parts Specialist for Automobile Parts and Medium-Heavy Truck Parts. Mark has also been honored as the ASE Counterman of the Year. His favorite thing about Read more...

NAPA Parts Spotlight: NAPA PROFORMER Beam Wiper Blades

Not all windshield wipers are created equal. The wiper blades you recommend to your clients or fleet drivers should be a good match for the weather they’re most likely to encounter this season. NAPA PROFORMER Beam wiper blades have a special spoiler design that provides down force for the cleanest wipe in extreme conditions. It Read more...

New Products: Light Up Dark Winter Nights

With the long, dark nights of winter upon us, vehicle lighting is imperative this time of year. That’s why we’ve added new SKUs to our headlamp product offerings for January. This line of NAPA LAMPS was produced with our partner supplier Old World Industries, which makes NAPA & PEAK Antifreeze, NAPA P/L DEF & Blue Read more...

Words From Our Clients: The Perfect Green

The Glen Club’s Maintenance Supervisor, Kevin Penne.   KEVIN PENNE: THE PERFECT GREEN "I've been in the maintenance business for over 30 years and I've come to use my share of vendors. Nine times out of 10, Ray’s come through for me with everything from hydraulic hoses fluid to miscellaneous other Read more...

60th Anniversary: Six Decades

As we wrap up our 60th anniversary, we wanted to share this image of two Schubert Auto Parts delivery trucks, circa 1959. This was 2 years after Bob Hillinger bought the auto parts store from the original owner, who had retired. Thank you for being a crucial part of our six decades in business. Here’s Read more...

Winter Ready? Try these New Products!

Make sure your fleet is ready for winter As the temperatures continue to drop, make sure your fleet is ready for the harsh conditions ahead. Glenbrook Auto Parts has you covered with heavy-duty, fleet-grade products like: Napa Batteries   Wiper Blades

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