Estimating Tips

Refinishing roof with no break point

Estimating Tip: CCC and Mitchell- Refinishing roof with no break point CCC and Mitchell has provided feedback to inquiries regarding masking operations when refinishing a roof panel without a breakpoint. Additional information about extending clear coat van be watched in this SCRS Quick Tip Video DEG Inquiry 20058 for CCC “MOTOR feedback: Perimeter masking is included. Rolled tape edge is not included.” DEG Inquiry 20057 for Mitchell “Mitchell considers the included “Perimeter mask” of the roof to also include to perform “Rolled Tape Edge” type masking if the repairer is electing to perform refinish to the roof panel only and not extending the refinish to the adjacent panels.” It’s important to refer to refinish manufactures repair procedures for an accepted warranty repair on panels with no breakpoint. Click this link to visit SCRS Refinish Manufacturer technical information page.

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Estimating Tip: Mitchell- Lamp Aiming NOT INCLUDED operations

Estimating Tip: Mitchell- Lamp Aiming NOT INCLUDED operations   “Currently Mitchell does not create procedural page information for Lamp Aiming. Specific included and not-included operations are not defined.”   DEG Inquiry 20081 “Variables identified in the service procedure such as the following have not been factored into the published allowance: Replace faulty glass and mirrors and blackened light bulbs. Vehicle with full fuel tank or appropriate additional weight in trunk.”   DEG Inquiry 19093 “Variables identified in the service procedure such as the following have not been factored into the published allowance: Filling or adding fuel to tank. Someone seated in the driver’s seat during adjustments. Removal and Installation of components for access-unless identified in a footnote.”   If end users have questions regarding what is or is not included in aiming lights when referencing OEM repair procedures, submit an www.degweb.org inquiry