Have you decided to do a complete restoration on an older car? Learn more about proper body work repairs.

How To Replace A Broken Vehicle Windshield

21 March 2017
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If you have a cracked or shattered vehicle windshield from impact or debris, it should be removed and replaced right away. Your windshield prevents you from being thrown during a collision. It also prevents the roof from sagging during a rollover, and it ejects the air bag. However, you don't have to take the vehicle to a mechanic. You can save several hundred dollars by doing the job yourself. Here are tips to replace a broken vehicle windshield. Read More …

How Difficult Is it to Repair Aluminum?

17 March 2017
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In the never-ending search for lighter and stronger materials, a growing number of automakers are turning to aluminum alloy as an alternative to traditional steel. As a result, auto body shops and dealerships across the U.S. are faced with the prospect of potentially tougher and more expensive repairs. But exactly how difficult is it to repair an aluminum body or chassis and how does that affect a typical collision repair shop's ability to repair it? Read More …

Caring For Your Car During Winter

2 March 2017
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Winter has its own particular demands on your vehicle. Here are some of the ways that you can care for your vehicle to shield it against the harsh conditions of winter driving. Protect the Windshield The first area to look at is the windshield. Changing windshield wipers is a good first step; these will need to be strong to handle the slush that they will need to clear from the car. Read More …

How To Repair Minor Rust Auto Body Damage

2 March 2017
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Rust on your car's body is a pretty serious concern because, if left unchecked, rust can spread throughout the frame and threaten the structural stability and integrity of your vehicle. Thankfully, if you find rust on your car quickly enough, it only represents an aesthetic problem and can be fixed using some basic tools before it gets the chance to spread. What You'll Need Before you get started, you should get all of the materials and tools that you'll be using together to speed up the rust removal process as much as you can. Read More …

Vehicle Wraps: A Guide Of Advantages For Business Owners

28 February 2017
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Whether you are the owner operator of a small restaurant that offers food delivery or you are a professional dog walker or contracto, having a vehicle that is outfitted to portray your line of work is an excellent idea. While you could spend a lot of money investing in a vehicle especially for your business use, it is a much better idea for most small business owners to vamp up a ride they already have. Read More …

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Body Work Basics: Tips For First-Time Restorers

Proper body work repairs require careful attention, especially when you're working with classic cars. I decided to do a complete restoration on an older car that I inherited from my grandfather, but I had to do a lot of learning to ensure that I did the body work right. I created this site as a way to chronicle everything that I learned along the way. I hope that the voice of my experience can help you gain the confidence to tackle a project like this yourself. With the right tools and understanding, you can restore your favorite classic or even repair your newer car after an accident.