The plasma cutter may be mysterious to many, but its functions are undeniable, especially when it comes to cutting heat-treated alloys like boron steel.
The problem: You don’t know how many coats of pearl the OEM applied at the factory. The solution: Make a letdown panel.
Every botched job I see reminds me of the lack of pride some techs and painters have in their work. Having a plan and following your paint system’s handbook goes a long way toward avoiding such disasters.
WEB EXCLUSIVE ARTICLE FOR FEBRUARY: Hybrids account for only 1% of all U.S. light-vehicle sales, which actually presents a dilemma for shops: Because hybrids aren’t all that common (yet), shops aren’t as familiar with the potential hazards as they should be.
Oxyacetylene Torches Can be a Versatile Tool for the Class and Shop