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Repairing Damage on a Diamond Frame

We have a 1970 Chevelle with a diamond frame. It is only off by 3/8" in the center section. The rigid main front structure is straight. The rear of the frame behind the main structure for the rear end attachment is straight, but the channel behind fo...

Bond Strong to Aluminum

U.S. Chemical & Plastics' AG47 Lightweight GRIP Filler and Icing Lite Gold Finishing Glaze provide the strongest bond to aluminum. Laboratory testing, using Ford F-150 aluminum panels (6022T43 and 6111T43), revealed AG47 was up to 34 percent stro...

RollerRodz Next Generation Paintless Dent Removal Wheels

The new RollerRodz tips have a precision bearing for a smooth rolling motion, three different-sized wheels, the rubber tire is bonded to the bearing and the tire density allows for "gription." The Next Generation RollerRodz wheels take a big leap for...

Don't Forget the Small Things!

In a letter penned to Jean-Baptiste Leroy in 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Well, ol’ Ben had it mostly right. The way I see it, nothing can be said to be certain, exce...

It's Time for NACE/CARS!

Well, it’s time to pack our bags and head to our very own collision trade show. Yep, NACE/CARS is here for 2014. I have to tell you that I’ve been involved in much of the planning, and I can assure you that ASA has developed and organiz...

What Are Your Top Five Repairs?

You want to hear a great horror story? Ask a collision shop owner. Most of them start with, “Remember that car we worked on…?” You’re probably thinking, “Yeah, everyone has a few of those stories. What’s the big deal?” But the story ...

Oil Filter Crusher Goes Green to Save Some Green

Ranger Products' new high-powered RP-20FC Oil Filter Crusher applies – in just about 20 seconds – 10 tons of pure, air-operated pressure to just about any used oil filter, easily reducing it to 25 percent of its original size and removing 95 perc...

It's Time for NACE/CARS!

Well, it’s time to pack our bags and head to our very own collision trade show. Yep, NACE/CARS is here for 2014. I have to tell you that I’ve been involved in much of the planning, and I can assure you that ASA has developed and organiz...

What Are Your Top Five Repairs?

You want to hear a great horror story? Ask a collision shop owner. Most of them start with, “Remember that car we worked on…?” You’re probably thinking, “Yeah, everyone has a few of those stories. What’s the big deal?” But the story ...

Make Aluminum Welding Easier

All three of Cebotech’s MIG welders (models 301, 302 and 322) were designed to make aluminum welding easier. They’re supplied with built-in welding programs for easy setup, and are ready for a Push-Pull gun. The programs are for aluminum wire all...

How They Work: Spot Welders

Welcome to February, the month of love. Valentine’s Day is this month and your obstacles are many, right out of the gate. Order the flowers, buy the chocolates and try to find that perfect gift that says, “Thanks for putting up with me for anothe...

Upgrade Existing Frame Racks for Aluminum, High-Strength Steel

Chief Automotive Technologies’ new Universal Structural Holding (USH) Clamp System lets shops upgrade existing frame racks from a variety of manufacturers to properly repair vehicles made with aluminum and high-strength steel. The USH Clamp System ...

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