See Parts On Your Car Before You Buy

See Parts On Your Car Before You Buy

"Introducing 3D and AR Views at CJ’s"

Last Updated July 21, 2021 | Bill Tumas

Have you ever wanted to see how a new set of wheels would look on your car before you bought them? Well, now you can. With CJ’s new 3D view, you can see parts from every angle in incredible detail. And with AR, you can see exactly what your new parts will look like on your actual car. It’s as close as you can get to the showroom floor without ever leaving your home.

Here’s how it works:

How to Use 3D/AR View on Your Phone

To take advantage of the augmented reality feature, you’ll have to use your phone. Here’s how to launch the 3D and AR views on your mobile device:

  1. Find a product

    Mustang wheel product page on a cell phone's web browser

  2. Swipe left until you see the thumbnail with the 3D view icon

    3D product image for Mustang wheel on a cell phone

  3. Tap on the icon to launch 3D view

    Finger tapping 3D icon on image to launch 3D viewer

  4. Use your finger to spin or rotate the product

    Finger spinning 3D product image around at different angles

  5. Pinch your fingers together or spread them apart to zoom in and out

    User pushing fingers apart to zoom 3D image out

  6. Launch AR view by tapping the AR button in the bottom-right corner of your screen

    User tapping AR icon in bottom corner of screen to launch augmented reality view

  7. Move your phone around to orient the camera to your environment

    User moving phone around to get AR wheel to appear on screen

  8. Once the product appears on your screen, you can adjust the angle, size, and location to fit your car

    User zooming and positioning AR wheel to match size of his car's wheel

  9. See what it looks like on your vehicle

    AR wheel image is matched up with the wheel and tire of the real car

AR View Is Available On:

  • iOS: On iPhone 6S and newer with iOS version 11.0 and up.
  • Android: Requires the AR Core app to be installed on your phone. AR Core is supported on these devices running Android 7.0 and newer.

How to Use 3D View on Your Computer

You don’t have to be on your phone to take advantage of our 3D product views. Here’s how to find and use 3D view on your computer:

  1. Find a product

    Mustang wheel product page on CJ Pony Parts website

  2. Click on the thumbnail image with the 3D view icon

    3D icon on Mustang wheel product image

  3. Click the image to launch 3D view on your screen

    Mustang wheel in 3D viewer on desktop screen

  4. Click and drag the product to view it from different angles

    3D wheel image rotated to view the underside of the wheel

  5. Use your scroll wheel or trackpad to zoom in and out

    Zoomed in view of detailed 3D rendering of Mustang wheel

Take 3D/AR View for a Spin

This new feature is currently available on wheels only, but we’ll be rolling it out to thousands of products in the near future. For now, test these views out for yourself on some of these products. You can shop with confidence knowing exactly what your new parts will look like before you buy them.

Tell Us What You Want to See Next

We’d love to hear what you think of these new features! Click the button below to share your 3D/AR View experience and let us know which products you want to see these views on next. The survey should take just a few minutes.

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About the Author

Bill is our resident Mustang expert with over 25 years in the auto industry. He’s produced hundreds of videos as the host of the CJ Pony Parts YouTube channel. Read full bio →

See Parts On Your Car Before You Buy

Use our new 3D and Augmented Reality (AR) views to see hundreds of products in fine detail on your actual car! Grab your phone and shop with confidence knowing exactly what your parts will look like before you buy.