With the regulation requiring vehicle manufactures to average 54 .5 MPG by 2025, lighter cars must be produced. However, as Shawn Collision mentions, don’t break the bank preparing for aluminum repairs just yet. There are some basic tools that will do a good job without spending a fortune. To learn more about the basic tools you will need to start repairing aluminum click here to read full article.
One critical thing to know is that you must have separate tools to use for aluminum repairs. Regardless of how expensive or inexpensive the tool is, using the same tool for steel and aluminum repair will lead to galvanic corrosion to the aluminum when making the repairs. Therefore, a separate tool set must be used exclusively for aluminum.
Below is a video with a few tips when straightening aluminum.
This video is provided from Ohio Technical College.
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