Auto Body Parts Replacement

Outer body panels can be repaired after a vehicle’s underbody also known as the frame and inner body panels have been straightened.  In many cases, damage to the outer body panels can be repaired using techniques or straightening methods.  Other times, time and money can be saved by replacing an entire damaged panel and installing a new one.

Complete Car Part Replacements

The decision of whether to repair or replace a damaged panel depends on the extent and location of the damage.  It is often less expensive to replace a panel than to repair it, these can include:

  • Car hood
  • Front bumper reinforcement
  • Front apron
  • Front fender
  • Front pillar assembly
  • Inner front pillar
  • Lower front pillar reinforcement
  • Outer sill assembly
  • Center pillar assembly
  • Inner center pillar
  • Inner Side roof rail
  • Outer side roof rail
  • Car roof
  • Front roof rail
  • Front roof bow
  • Center roof bow
  • Rear roof bow
  • Rear roof rail
  • Roof protector
  • Inner rear pillar
  • Inner rear wheelhouse
  • Front door assembly
  • Front door guard assembly
  • Front door outer panel
  • Rear door assembly
  • Rear door guard assembly
  • Rear door outer panel
  • Rear fender
  • Striker retainer
  • Fuel filler lid
  • Fuel filler base
  • Rear fender fender corner
  • Rear panel
  • Rear bumper sight shield
  • Rear bumper reinforcement
  • Trunk lid
  • Parcel shelf with rear waist

Common Car Panel Replacements

  • Front fender panel replacement
  • Hood panel replacement
  • Rear (fender) panel replacement
  • Door panel replacement
  • Quarter panel replacement
  • Top panel replacement
  • Bumper panel replacement

In some cases, only the damaged portion of a panel is replaced.  This type of repair is called sectioning.

Unless correctly aligned, hoods, deck lids, and doors will not close properly.  They may also leak, squeak, or rattle.  Improper fender alignment will cause an unprofessional appearance.

Car Panel Repair or Replacement

The decision of whether to repair or replace is almost always determined by the savings to you, unless you or your insurance wishes otherwise.  Panels can be replaced by new panels or good used panels.

Vehicle Panel Alignment

When your car is involved in an accident, the damage oftentimes makes it impossible to simply replace a damaged panel with a new one, that is why we align each panel we install.

 

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