In this course, students will study advanced repair techniques such as damage analysis, the use of computerized frame equipment, panel sectioning and non-structural collision repair. Lab activities will include the selection of proper tools to repair or replace collision damaged parts on vehicles. Students learn to repair structurally damaged conventional frame and unitized bodies. Topics such as vehicle set-up procedures and the use of hydraulic frame straightening equipment, along with body and frame construction will be covered. Information concerning mechanical component replacement, as related to the collision repair industry, is also presented. This course contains material previously taught in CRT 201 and CRT 241.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; ABR 123 and ABR 124, minimum grade "B"; ABR 113 or ABR 135, minimum grade "B"