If you were to look at the underside of a 2005-2010 Chevy Cobalt or Pontiac G5, the recipe doesn’t look that much different than a 1995-2004 Chevrolet Cavalier or Pontiac Sunfire. The basic ingredients of a strut front suspension and loaded beam axle rear suspension are still there. But GM introduced several new ingredients that
Understanding the differences between different kinds of sandpaper and how they’re made will equip you with the knowledge to make smarter buying decisions.
Quality pinstriping takes lots of practice, but if you dedicate yourself to it and market it well, you can make it a thriving add-on business.
When a car is snatched away from us, we call it
steering. When a car is steered to us from another shop, we call it a referral. Some would argue, then, that steering isn’t all bad. But what everyone agrees is bad is “deceptive referral.”
The leaders of the three main collision industry associations announced their unanimous endorsement of OEM repair procedures as the industry’s repair standards: now what?
Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend the 2011 National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Technician Recognition Awards celebration.
Industry changes have had a big impact on masking tapes. A look at the new technology out there should help you with your buying decisions.
The first thing I get asked at cocktail parties outside of the collision repair industry after telling people what I do for a living is, “Are you a car nut?” When I answer no, I’m invariably met with a gasp…
More plastic is coming down the line in vehicle construction. If you don’t start repairing plastic in the next five years, your competition surely will.
These top-performing young women are proving there’s room for more than just boys in the collision repair industry. Meet Haley Krueger, Jessica Anderson and Alley Domar.
Here are some excerpts from current OE repair articles and TSBs found in ALLDATA Collision S3500.