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What type of sectioning joint does Toyota recommend?

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Per Toyota Bulletin #176 - Approved Collision Repair Methods: The "Approved Repair Method" is "Open Butt Joint" and the "Method Not Approve" is "Butt Joint with Backing (Sleeve)"

The complete CRIB can be found at: https://techinfo.toyota.com

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