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  • Vehicles in the Most Fender Benders Per Year

    Vehicles in the Most Fender Benders Per Year

    26/07/2021

        Replacement Bumpers, Fenders, and Hoods Have you ever wondered if certain vehicles more than others are prone to being in accidents? If you have, you'd be 100% right. Certain vehicles get into more accidents than others, and the...


  • The Disposable Nature of Auto Body Parts Today

    The Disposable Nature of Auto Body Parts Today

    24/06/2021

    It's Cheaper to Replace Damaged Bumpers and Fenders Than Repair Them More and more products these days are designed to be disposable rather than fixable. Car parts are no exception to this, especially now that more modern cars are made...


  • What Causes Car Paint to Fade?

    What Causes Car Paint to Fade?

    23/06/2021

    How Can We Protect It?: Tips, Tricks, and Suggestions   There's nothing quite like that right off the lot glossy sheen of a new car with a new paint job. Even a well-maintained, garaged used vehicle can have that amazing...


  • Top Selling Cars in the US and Why

    Top Selling Cars in the US and Why

    24/03/2021

    For the last 20 years of auto sales in the United States, there have been some pretty clear winners. The Ford F-Series trucks and the Toyota Camry have led sales year after year. Other cars and trucks have consistently been...


  • What Does Factory Matched Auto Paint Mean for Pre-Painted Auto Parts?

    What Does Factory Matched Auto Paint Mean for Pre-Painted Auto Parts?

    22/02/2021

    Learn What Factory Matched Means and What We Do. If you get into an accident, or even if you get a small scratch or ding in your car, you are now likely in the position where you need to match...


  • Dry paint vs Cured Paint Auto Body Paint

    Dry paint vs Cured Paint Auto Body Paint

    05/01/2021

    An Important Distinction We receive a lot of questions about whether our paint is cured when the pre painted auto body part is shipped. Our process for painting auto body panels is identical to that of most body shops you...


  • CAPA Certified Pre Painted Auto Body Parts: Is it Worth the Extra Cost?

    CAPA Certified Pre Painted Auto Body Parts: Is it Worth the Extra Cost?

    04/12/2020

    If you’re looking for car replacement or restoration parts, you might encounter a confusing array of designations like OEM and CAPA certification. Is there a difference? Is one definitely better than the other? Are they worth the extra cost? It’s...


  • Aftercare for Fresh Painted Auto Body Parts

    Aftercare for Fresh Painted Auto Body Parts

    24/11/2020

    If your entire car has just been repainted, or you ordered pre painted auto body parts, you might be wondering if you should take any precautions with the fresh new paint job. As you probably suspect, your new paint job...


  • Ordering Pre-Painted Autobody Parts Versus Using a Paint Shop

    Ordering Pre-Painted Autobody Parts Versus Using a Paint Shop

    26/10/2020

    When it’s time to paint your vehicle—or a portion of it—it’s natural to want two things: factory-matched paint and services that are provided at a reasonable price. The question is, what’s the best way to make both of these things...

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