|1) Q. What exactly is clearcoat?
| A. The clearcoat is the actual gloss
and glamour appearance that you see when you look at most finishes of today. The clearcoat
provides a protective "shield" for the actual basecoat or color. It contains uv
screeners and other additives to protect from stains and ward off other harsh
|2) Q. Will I notice a difference in paint color?
| A. No. Color blending is a method of
spraying color onto a vehicle in such a way that the edge of the sprayed color
"disappears" into the surrounding area, whereby not leaving a noticeable break
line such as a door gap or molding.
|3) Q. I want to get the rust repaired on my car but won't it just come back?
| A. Although many shops won't touch rust
repairs, at Don's Autobody, we do everything we can to give you the best job possible.
This includes sandblasting the rusted area as needed and applying special corrosion
|4) Q. Will my car drive the same as it did?
| A. Yes. When a car in involved in a
collision the vehicle is put on a frame machine and pulled back to factory specifications.
When all measurements meet or exceed factory tolerances, the car then gets an alignment
for final adjustment.
|5) Q. My insurance company gave me a list of body shops. What do I do?
| A. You have the right to go to the
repair shop of your choice. Your insurance company cannot require you to go to a
particular shop. You should choose a shop that you feel comfortable with.
|6) Q. What do the terms oem, lkq, and aftermarket mean?
| A. OEM is the original equipment
manufacturer; it is what your car came with from the factory. LKA stands for like, kind,
and quality or, better yet, used. Aftermarket refers to a company that has reproduced a
part for a car. Occasionally these parts can give the repair shop a bit of a hard time. At
Don's Autobody, we weed out the inferior aftermarket parts and only use CAPA certified
parts that live up to our standards.