After a car accident, your biggest priority is to repair your vehicle and get back on the road. Minor repairs are easy to fix; however, if the car was smashed, you need to repair the entire body. Smash repairs are involved, and if you're not careful, they can take weeks or months to complete. Also, they can be incredibly expensive. Therefore, before you get started, here are tips on how to simplify the process.
Car restoration can be a long and expensive affair. However, with adequate preparation, your restoration journey should be stress-free. Read this excerpt to learn how you can prepare for vehicle restoration.
Determine the Scope of Restoration
Inspect the vehicle to determine the kind of repairs it needs. Examine the following:
1. Engine and Transmission Repairs
Has the vehicle had an engine overhaul? Strip the engine to know whether it needs crankshaft and camshaft refurbishment or a replacement of the spark plugs, lead wires, injectors and pistons.
Dings and dents from an accident can severely detract from the overall visual appeal of your vehicle. Thus, it is essential to seek smash repairs as soon as possible so that the appearance of the auto body is restored. Although panel beating has been the go-to solution for flaws on a vehicle's body, you may want to consider an alternative technique in the form of PDR.
Paintless dent repair (PDR) is a process utilised to smoothen out the dents in the vehicle's body without having to repaint the car once the repairs are complete.