I am looking for a particular part for my new '99 Dodge Ram 1500. I have found that it is very difficult to locate OEM part numbers for individual items in the car. My thought process is that if I can find the OEM part it makes it a lot easier to call around to see who might have the part available. In my case, I'm looking for an interior trim retainer clip that is yellow nylon and appears to be called a "christmas tree retainer." The service manual says
6506878aa is the part number but searches for that don't seem to return any retainer clips. After calling the dealer, they notified me that the part number is actually
Having a place where I can look up comprehensive parts lists for my vehicle, right down to the individual part numbers for bolts, would be really helpful. I figure that auto parts stores have large databases for just this sort of thing; I'm wondering if there is anything I can use as a home user to try to find the proper part numbers for various components?