How to: Car Repair : How to Replace the Inner Panel of a Wrecked Car

What we’re doing on this vehicle, we’re replacing this front frame rail section. Here’s the new part right here and what’s most important is that we drill out the factory welds and replace this part exactly at the same seams where it was in at the factory. What you don’t want to do in this […]

Auto Body and Paint Training Youtube Channel – Training Videos

Do you want to discover how to: straightened metal, apply body filler, repair plastic, weld, prime, block, paint, clear, polish, detail, cars and more? Hi, this is Donnie Smith. I am an ASE certified collision repair instructor and I post a new video teaching you auto body and paint every Tuesday. Not only will you […]

How to: Car Repair : How Car Panels are Replaced

Here we have Jose welding a quarter panel onto this Civic. As you can see he has taken the new panel, he’s placed it against the body and he is locking it in place with these clamps. He’s in the process of replacing welds at every factory seam point as we talked about before. It’s […]

Lap Welding Auto Body Sheet Metal – Made Easy

Today I’d like to talk a little bit about lap welding Autobody sheet metal and the one thing that I found made this job a lot easier for me through the years… and that is to use the lap as a guide to welding so when I put a spot weld on this lap I’m […]

Create New Tabs on Urethane Bumper Covers

Urethane bumper covers are often discarded because of broken tabs and bolt holes. These bumpers can easily be repaired using an airless plastic welder. Because thermoset urethane bumper covers do not melt, you do not get a true fusion weld. Instead, the repair is similar to a brazing process. Grind the area to be repaired […]

How to Retexture Bumper Covers

In this video we will show the full procedure to refinish this textured area on the bottom of this Mazda bumper. These areas are prone to get road rash and scratches. This bumper had a small tear which had to be welded. Clean the area to be refinished with 1000 Super Clean or 1001 Eco […]

Plastic Radiator Repair – Fix Radiator Leak

Many do-it-yourselfers replace their radiators because of tiny cracks and pin holes in the plastic radiator tanks. These can be repaired easily with the radiator repair kit from Polyvance. If you have a heat gun, you can speed up the repair by pre-heating and softening the plastic. Heat the plastic slowly so that the heat […]

How To Straighten Metal On Car Parts

Car Rust Repair -How to Fix Rust Pits in a Fender with Glazing Putty & Rust Encapsulator at Eastwood

hi my name is mike i’m a tech here at Eastwood and we’re right in the middle of working on project resolution and the spot here on the fender needs a little more attention so today I’m going to show you how to mix spread and sand some of our contour glazing putty and the […]

Self-Etching Primers – Types & Applications – Weld Thru & High Build from Eastwood

Self Etching Primer JR R&D Corner Hi, this is JR, Product Manager for the Eastwood Company. We had just some confusion out there on when and when not to use self etching primers. Well, today we are going to give you the idea you need to make the right decision and right application, so let’s […]