Import Direct – Control Arms, Ball Joints, Water/Fuel Pumps for Imports

Import Direct offers control arms, ball joints, water pumps, fuel pumps, ignition wire sets and more for import vehicles. Import Direct parts are designed to meet or exceed Import Original Equipment Supplier design specifications. In fact, many Import Direct OE replacement parts are the very same part that came on the vehicle from the factory, exclusively at O’Reilly Auto Parts.

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Import Direct CV shafts are produced using the latest advanced testing procedures. The end result is one of the highest quality CV shafts available in the automotive aftermarket.
  • Precision rolled splines and threads
  • High performance grease and boots
  • Only complete forgings are used; never welded
  • Six cylinder joints used in all four cylinder applications for superior strength and durability
  • All necessary hardware included

Import Direct control arms are engineered and built using the same materials and processes used by import OES. Rigorous endurance testing in punishing conditions ensures that they continually stand up to any challenge.
  • Industry leading coverage of import and domestic vehicles
  • Bushings and ball joints included where applicable
  • Metal-to-metal designs, rugged steel bearings with grease channels to provide smooth rotation and ensure longer service life
  • Big metal forging designed to absorb the most demanding road conditions
  • Greasable for increased service life
  • Specially treated with coatings to increase corrosion resistance


Import Direct offers a broad range of steering and suspension parts for Asian and European applications. No matter what the service occasion, Import Direct provides the components needed to restore like-new steering and handling to today’s vehicles.
  • Designed for OE fit and performance
  • Full induction ball design for longer life
  • Case hardened socket seats
  • Sealed boots reduce contamination
  • Low friction bearing technology matched to OE
  • Sintered steel metal-to-metal wear surfaces
  • Heat treated components for increased strength
  • Knurling to ball join allows for better fit
  • Nylock nuts with free-spinning washers
  • Polyurethane double-bellow dust covers

Import Direct offers a broad range of steering and suspension parts for Asian and European applications. No matter what the service occasion, Import Direct provides the components needed to restore like-new steering and handling to today’s vehicles
  • Designed for OE fit and performance
  • Forged, fine grain carbon steel rods and sockets
  • Induction-hardened ball studs
  • Serviceable grease design
  • Sealed boots for longer life
  • Tapered end for easy installation
100% New Import Direct water pumps deliver OE look, fit and performance. Import Direct water pumps meet or exceed OEM standards in design, materials and manufacturing.
  • OE designed impellers deliver specified coolant flow rate
  • Hardened bearing shafts wear evenly, last longer
  • Precision machined hubs run smoothly under heavy loads
  • OE style bearings designed to handle total front-end accessory drive loads
  • Precision-ground and permanently lubricated bearing assemblies
  • Unitized seals for exceptional protection against leakage and contamination
  • Durable housings that feature precisely-machined mounting surfaces for proper sealing
  • Latest impeller upgrades engineered for maximum coolant flow
  • Hubs are pressed with precision-guided tooling

Feel confident every time you install Import Direct timing/water pump kits. Import Direct now offers timing/water pump kits covering almost 2,000 vehicle applications for import cars, trucks and SUVs.
  • OE quality construction timing belts
  • Popular kits covering over 44 million import vehicles include actual OE tensioners and idlers
  • OE quality water pump, tensioner and idler
  • Great convenience; ease of parts sourcing
  • Reduced customer comebacks


Import Direct fuel pumps utilize the most advanced technology available to provide high efficiency, long lasting fuel pumps. Every pump meets or exceeds OE specifications for flow and pressure and provides OE-quality fit, form and function.
  • Strainers are designed with multi-layer filtration to provide up to 40% greater dirt-holding capacity than the next-best competing strainer
  • OE matched fit, form and function to install smoothly with zero modifications
  • Configured to OE specs, meets OE standards for pressure and reliability
  • OE pumps are dismantled and analyzed to improve upon OE weaknesses
  • Advanced turbine pump technology reduces amperage draw, runs quieter and is more debris-resistant for longer life
  • Silver alloy fuel sender contacts allow better electrical conductivity and resistance to corrosive fuel blends and additives

Import Direct compressors are manufactured by the nations largest aftermarket A/C suppliers and provide the highest quality in import applications. Every new compressor design is put through rigorous durability testing that simulates operating 50,000 miles in the most extreme conditions before being approved for production.
  • Every unit tested for sound level, vacuum and pressure retention and leakage
  • Leak checked prior to shipping and then shrink wrapped within the box to protect the unit

Manufactured to match the original import design for fit, form and function, Import Direct ignition wire sets come with original-style boots and conductive cores, and many include upgraded routing clips, separators and protective loom. Import Direct also provides a full line of Coil-on-Plug insulators that are designed and engineered to meet all import OE specifications.

  • OE fit, function, performance and color
  • Meets or exceeds OE specifications
  • Premium pre-greased OE style boots ensure secure fit and moisture-tight seal
  • OE type connector systems reduce installation time
  • ABITS (Angle Based Ignition Timing) connectors where OE

A Coil-on-Plug is designed to perform the functions of both the ignition coil (which creates the spark energy), and the spark plug wire set (which is designed to contain and deliver the high voltage energy to the spark plug). Import Direct Coil-on-Plug assemblies are engineered and tested to meet or exceed OE standards for spark energy, impedance and durability.

  • High temperature, shock resistant to handle rapid changes in engine temperature and prevent cracking or coil damage
  • Meets or exceeds OE specifications
  • Engineered to bond with the coil housing and bobbins, Import Direct’s unique process eliminates air pockets and prevents moisture intrusion and thermal breakdown


With more than 16,000 parts and a commitment to exact-match fit, form and function, Import Direct is a complete engine management import line that’s recognized as the import leader in coverage and quality.
  • All Import Direct ignition and engine management products meet or exceed OE specifications
  • Unmatched coverage for all import nameplates



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