What’s An Alfa Romeo Rear Closure Panel?

When it comes to repair information, vehicle makers use a wide variety of terminology for replacement parts. All of the different names can be confusing, especially when repairing a variety of vehicle makes and models.

When searching for repair procedures, knowing what to look for can save valuable time. When searching Alfa Romeo, for example, instead of looking for an upper rail, look for the load path beam (see Table 1). Having the correct repair information is essential to a proper repair process. Without vehicle maker repair information, you are potentially re-engineering the vehicle without the research into how the vehicle would react in another collision.

Table 1
Alfa Romeo Part Terms Industry Part Terms
Load Path Beam Front Upper Rail
Front Frame Rail Front Lower Rail
A-Pillar A-Pillar
B-Pillar B-Pillar
Rocker Panel Outer Rocker Panel
Quarter Panel Quarter Panel
Rear Closure Panel Rear Body Panel
Rear Floor Trunk Floor
Rear Rail Rear Rail
This table shows the terms that Alfa Romeo uses on the left and the common industry terms on the right.

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