Collision Repair News

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In case you missed it, I-CAR's very own Steve Marks presented "Advanced High-Strength Steel Vehicle Collision Repairability" at Great Designs in Steel 2015.


Repairer Driven News recently published an article, based on a presentation at Great Designs In Steel (GDIS), on the 2015 Nissan Murano.


Per your requests, we are adding step-by-step instructions on how to access the vehicle maker repair information to complement our how-to-videos on the OEM Information pages. Easily reference this article by clicking the link under the video on the Volvo OEM Information page.


Honda has released the 2016 Honda Pilot Body Repair News bulletin:


Per your requests, we are adding step-by-step instructions on how to access the vehicle maker repair information to complement our how-to-videos on the OEM Information pages. Easily reference this article by clicking the link under the video on the Mercedes-Benz OEM Information page.


Many of you have been wondering how you will obtain the elusive blind rivets, solid rivets, and self-piercing rivets (SPRs) that you will need when you get one of those new aluminum 2015-present Ford F-150s in your repair facility. We can help you out with that because we recently ordered some for ourselves.


Per your requests, we are adding step-by-step instructions on how to access the vehicle maker repair information to complement our how-to-videos on the OEM Information pages. Easily reference this article by clicking the link under the video on the Kia OEM Information page.


In an effort to be your one-stop-shop for all things collision repair we have added a new feature to the site. Now you can access other related industry sites right from our footer. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Related Industry Links.


Per your requests, we are adding step-by-step instructions on how to access the vehicle maker repair information to complement our how-to-videos on the OEM Information pages. Easily reference this article by clicking the link under the videos on the following OEM pages:


Per your requests, we are adding step-by-step instructions on how to access the vehicle maker repair information to complement our how-to-videos on the OEM Information pages. Easily reference this article by clicking the link under the video on the Audi OEM Information page.


Did you miss the Great Designs in Steel 2015 conference? Don't worry, they have you covered.


Per your requests, we are adding step-by-step instructions on how to access the vehicle maker repair information to complement our how-to-videos on the OEM Information pages. Easily reference this article by clicking the link under the video on the Volkswagen OEM Information page.


Per your requests, we are adding step-by-step instructions on how to access the vehicle maker repair information to complement our how-to-videos on the OEM Information pages. Easily reference this article by clicking the link under the video on the INFINITI OEM Information page.


Check out the quarter panel on this 2015 Nissan NV. That's a vertical line of exposed seam sealer from the OEM. It can be found on the 2500 and 3500 versions of this vehicle dating back to model year 2013. Seam sealer isn't normally exposed like this on the exterior of the vehicle, so what do you do with it if you have to replace it?


Per your requests, we are adding step-by-step instructions on how to access the vehicle maker repair information to complement our how-to-videos on the OEM Information pages. Easily reference this article by clicking the link under the video on the Nissan OEM Information page.