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FAQ About Powder Coating Vehicle Bumpers

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Did you make the mistake of painting the bumpers on your car? If you are now dealing with paint peeling off, you might want to get the job done by a professional. The best way to paint the bumpers is via a technique known as powder coating, which can be done for various types of metals. This article will answer a few of the questions that you might have before getting your vehicle bumpers powder coated.…

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Your Three Auto Body Collision Repair Options

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If you were recently in an accident and your vehicle needs some body work done on it, you need to understand what different type of body shops exist in your area. Being informed about the different types of body shops will help you narrow your search and will help you only spend time calling shops that fit your specific auto body collision repair needs. #1 Independent Body Shops Independent body shops are often the most affordable options if money is a concern with your auto body repair.…

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Common Hydraulic Problems And The Reason You Are Experiencing Them

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Many types of heavy equipment, such as cranes and excavators, use a hydraulic system to make the equipment work. Unfortunately, over time, you may experience problems with this type of system. Knowing what signs are indicative of problems with a hydraulic system can help ensure that you know when it is time to get heavy equipment repair instead of ignoring the problem or thinking it is normal as the machinery ages.…

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Exploring Different Types Of Automotive Paint

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There are various different types of paint you can buy for your car. This is more than just the color or shade. It’s all about the look for the finish. Do you want something metallic or are you more interested in traditional styles? Here’s a look at the different types of automotive paint available to help you decide. Solid Paint Options The most common type available is solid paint. This is the type that the most affordable options come in and usually comes in red, blue, white or black.…

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Sprucing Up Your Old Cars For A Better Rental Fleet

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If you own a car rental service, exchanging in your fleet for new cars may not always be a feasible idea. Since car rentals are often affordable, increasing prices may also mean that you are priced out for consumers. Instead of looking to purchase brand new cars, consider different ways to upgrade your fleet. Here are some ideas for sprucing up your old cars and attracting customers. Have a total checkup of all vehicles…

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Why Touch-Up Paint Isn't The Right Solution For Chips And Scratches

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Over time, it’s only normal for your car to develop some chips and scratches. Because of this, your average auto parts store offers a full line of touch-up paint that is supposed to be used to cover up these imperfections. Many dealerships sell this paint, too, and market it as a good thing. However, it is best to have your scratches and chips repaired by a professional auto body repair shop.…

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3 Signs That Your Car Is A Good Candidate For Paintless Dent Repair

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If you have been looking into having a dent repaired on your car, you might have heard about paintless dent repair. As the name suggests, this is an option for repairing dented vehicles without the need for repainting, which can significantly reduce the cost of having the work done and can speed up the process. Plus, it’s a lot more convenient, since you don’t have to go without your car for days at a time.…

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3 Tips For Waxing Your Car

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Waxing your car is not just for appearances, but it can actually provide a protective layer on top of your car. This helps to protect it from sun damage, reduces how badly you get body damage from hail and ice, and can limit the fading of the paint job. Here are some tips to follow if you want to wax your own car. Wash the Car Thoroughly Before waxing your car, the surface needs to be washed.…

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Car Wrap FAQ

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If you are interested in reselling your car in the future, you have to be careful what changes you make to it. Some customizations can add value, while others can take away from it. One way you can safely customize your car without impacting the resale value is to have a car wrap installed. Before opting for a car wrap, here is what you need to know about it.  What Is a Car Wrap?…

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Vinyl And Fabric Convertible Top Care Tips

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Getting the most out of your vinyl or fabric convertible top begins with your commitment to care. Proper care of the top will keep it in better condition, for a longer period of time. Fortunately, this isn’t a hard task to complete. Here are just a handful of the measures you want to take to keep your convertible top in better condition. Monitor Water Repellent Just before the convertible top is installed on your vehicle, it’s treated with chemicals to make it water-repellent.…

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