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Showcase Schedule – Tradeshow Listing

Showcase Schedule – Tradeshow Listing

Great vacations start with great planning — typically well in advance of those precious days you’ll spend on the beach, in the mountains or at some dearly important family spot closer to home. The same approach will guarantee your spot at industry trade shows and other automotive expos where you get a leg up on […]

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Back to Collision School – InShop Clinics Offer New Training for a New Year

Back to Collision School – InShop Clinics Offer New Training for a New Year

Following a popular and highly successful 2016 run, GM’s InShop Clinics return this year with even more training options and brand new classes held onsite at your shop. These cutting-edge training sessions provide a first-class look at current repairs and the future of automotive service. New for 2017 are: Aluminum Repair and Welding (W-SR04-01.01IST) This course […]

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Great Grilles Come Pre-Primed!

Great Grilles Come Pre-Primed!

Front Grille Assembly replacements for the latest Chevrolet and GMC trucks are making a statement. Repairing/replacing grille and grille related components on Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty trucks is a whole lot simpler with GM’s new primed grille kits, featuring ready-to-paint grille bezels. Component kits aid technicians in providing an invisible long lasting repair […]

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Technical Articles

GM Recommended Pickup Box Replacement Procedures

GM Recommended Pickup Box Replacement Procedures

A correction to the May 2016 edition of GM Repair Insights where we stated the following: “GM Rear bumper kits feature everything necessary to swap out a damaged bumper assembly”. Which is a true statement. We went on to indicate: “Shops just have to remove the existing bumper from the frame and unplug the electrical harness.” A customer reminded […]

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Belt Cut Repair Strategy: Learn GM’s recommended repair to fix doors of full-size trucks and SUVs

Belt Cut Repair Strategy: Learn GM’s recommended repair to fix doors of full-size trucks and SUVs

Those of us who notice new vehicles often do because we’re car guys or because we repair them for a living. One of the most significant design changes was the move to new inlaid doors, which fit into the body sides rather than wrapping over the roof of General Motors’ full size pick-ups and SUVs . The design […]

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Are You Performing Proper Welds? I-CAR Training Will Give You Confidence.

Are You Performing Proper Welds? I-CAR Training Will Give You Confidence.

When a poor or improper weld is performed during a structural collision repair, it can compromise the vehicle’s structural integrity. The result may be a “repaired” vehicle that is dangerously unsafe to drive. In fact, recent tests by I-CAR® uncovered that 70% of welds failed destructive testing when performed by technicians prior to completing I-CAR’s Welding Training & Certification™. Could […]

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Everything you need and…everything you want. 2018 Chevy Equinox

Everything you need and…everything you want. 2018 Chevy Equinox

| March 15, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to have it all? The all-new 2018 Equinox was designed with your needs and wants in mind. From style and technology to performance and safety, this versatile crossover offers the complete package. Welcome Home. With Equinox, every drive is a chance to take a little time for yourself. The […]

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Help Wanted? Help Found! I-CAR Student Career Fairs Give Shops Chance to Hire the Cream of the Crop.

Help Wanted? Help Found! I-CAR Student Career Fairs Give Shops Chance to Hire the Cream of the Crop.

| December 7, 2016

Whether shops actually place Help Wanted posts on Internet job boards or in the press, most are always on the lookout for more good people. Lately, the combination of an aging workforce and an expanding market is forcing repairers to act with more urgency to fill staff voids, especially with younger workers. This is no […]

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