Auto accidents can make vintage BMW owners weep. Locating used auto parts locally often can be difficult, especially if the owner lives in a rural area. While well-populated cities will have a larger inventory of used car parts, finding parts may still be a challenge. Depending on the year and model, some parts might only be found at a salvage yard. One way to increase the searching area is to use the Internet. With just a little investment in time, several businesses can be searched at once. If the part cannot be found locally, search in another region.