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All Three Estimating Systems – Secondary Color / E-Coat Color Duplication

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on All Three Estimating Systems – Secondary Color / E-Coat Color Duplication

Refinish labor to duplicate factory “E-coat”/Overspray appearance on non-visible back side/undersides is NOT INCLUDED. Refinish times also does not include color matching, mixing the appropriate color variant and labor to mask interior surfaces. As always, material cost is NOT INCLUDED in refinish labor times. The estimating databases are all intended to be used as a GUIDE ONLY - it is important to remember that the auto body professional performing [...]

All Three Estimating Systems – Secondary Color / E-Coat Color Duplication

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on All Three Estimating Systems – Secondary Color / E-Coat Color Duplication

Refinish labor to duplicate factory “E-coat”/Overspray appearance on non-visible back side/undersides is NOT INCLUDED. Refinish times also does not include color matching, mixing the appropriate color variant and labor to mask interior surfaces. As always, material cost is NOT INCLUDED in refinish labor times. The estimating databases are all intended to be used as a GUIDE ONLY - it is important to remember that the auto body professional performing [...]

CCC, Audatex & Mitchell – Quick Reference Chart Pre/Post Scan Included/Not Included Labor Options

October 22nd, 2018|DEG Estimating Tips|

The DEG has developed a quick reference chart of included/not included labor operations on repairs requiring pre/post scan,initializing and calibration. To download this chart, click [...]

CCC, Audatex & Mitchell- Quick Reference of Repair Conditions Involving Seam Sealers and Protective Coatings for Welded Panel Labor

October 15th, 2018|DEG Estimating Tips|

The DEG has developed a quick reference chart of Included and not Included labor operations when working with repairs involving the following conditions. To download [...]

CCC, Audatex, and Mitchell – Disassembly of Replacement Parts for Refinish

September 17th, 2018|DEG Estimating Tips|

Some replacement parts may come preassembled from the supplier in primer or with incorrect supplied body color. Labor to disassemble replacement parts i.e. grilles, mirrors, [...]

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