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SCRS Welcomes Washington Independent Collision Repairer’s Association as Most Recent Affiliate Association

SCRS Welcomes Washington Independent Collision Repairer's Association as Most Recent Affiliate Association Mechanicsville, Virginia, December 30, 2019 – The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) announces Washington Independent Collision Repairer’s Association (WICRA) as the latest [...]

2020-01-06T17:06:02-05:00December 30th, 2019|Press Releases|

CCC, Mitchell and Audatex – Selecting Correct Paint Process Type

CCC, Mitchell, and Audatex may suggest a certain paint code to be a single-stage, base coat / clear coat or three-stage based on major paint manufacture suggestions. Ultimately the type of paint process and paint [...]

2020-01-06T16:07:01-05:00December 30th, 2019|DEG Estimating Tips|

Audatex E-coat (protective coating) Removal on New Replacement Parts

Replacement panels which may require e-coat (protective coatings) to be removed prior to welding, bonding, riveting process are NOT INCLUDED per Audatex DBRM Section 4-2, page 44. The labor to remove any coatings required by [...]

2020-01-06T16:11:17-05:00December 23rd, 2019|DEG Estimating Tips|

Congressman Mike Johnson Adds Consent Decree Support with Letter to Department of Justice

Congressman Mike Johnson Adds Consent Decree Support with Letter to Department of Justice Mechanicsville, Virginia, December 20, 2019 – The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) wishes to recognize Congressman Mike Johnson (R-LA) for his [...]

2020-01-06T16:48:13-05:00December 20th, 2019|Press Releases|

CCC – Filling Additional Fluids into Cooling System

Some radiators/condensers have built-in cooling systems for transmissions, power steering systems. Labor to replace these cooling units (radiators/condensers) does not include any additional labor that may be needed to fill additional fluids (transmission/power steering/Oils) when [...]

2020-01-06T16:15:15-05:00December 16th, 2019|DEG Estimating Tips|

CCC – Included / Not Included Headliner Update

11/2019 CCC/MOTORS updated the "HEADLINER" section of the Guide to Estimating P Pages specifically calling out "Interior lower moldings/trim" being NOT INCLUDED as well as "weatherstrip r/I". Scenarios where this would be factored is if the lower [...]

2019-12-16T08:30:53-05:00December 9th, 2019|DEG Estimating Tips|

CCC, Mitchell & Audatex – Emblem Adhesive Templates / Clean and Re-taping

Repairers may see scenarios where an "Adhesive Templates" option may be available to reuse existing emblems, nameplates, and badges. When this option is available, typically from a 3rd party supplier, the labor and material associated [...]

2019-12-16T08:26:51-05:00December 2nd, 2019|DEG Estimating Tips|