Summer Auto Fun in Oregon – Upcoming Auto Shows/Events

Summer is definitely being felt with the hot weather, and that also means it’s time to get outside and enjoy the many automotive events and shows in the area.  Late July and August are a perfect time to head out on the road, crank up that AC, and go check out some other sweet rides!  […]

Cycle Times Lower than Average – BASF’s Advance Process Solutions (APS)

Dabler Auto Body has always focused on improving our repair process with two goals in mind – shorter repair times and improved customer satisfaction. To achieve our goals, we’ve organized our repair efficiency process around BASF’s Advance Process Solutions (APS). In the past, after we implemented the new process, we were able to dramatically reduce […]

I-CAR Certification Ensures High Quality OEM Repairs

I-CAR Gold Class® recognition helps to ensure that every collision repair at Dabler Auto Body will safe and of the highest quality. This not only ensures a smooth repair experience, but it also boosts the residual value of your repaired vehicle. Each OEM repair will be backed by hundreds of hours of training and experience […]

Dabler Auto Body Hosts Polyvance Plastic Repair Clinic

In late January 2018, Dabler Auto Body, along side Farmers Insurance hosted a Polyvance Repair Clinic.  During the event, representatives and technicians from about 20 different body shops attended the event. The event included training on Polyvance techniques, technology, and the latest equipment in the plastics repair industry.  Here’s Polyvance’s mission statement from their website: […]

February’s Local Events – Salem, OR

Are you looking for something to do in Salem, OR and the surrounding Willamette Valley area?  Well we’ve comprised a list of local events in the area to check out!   Mid-Valley Food Summit Date and Time Sat, February 3, 2018 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM PST Location Willamette University – Putnam University Center 900 […]

Article: How Car Suspension Systems Work

Source – YourMechanic.com How Car Suspension Systems Work by Jason Unrau On the surface it appears the suspension of a car has a pretty straightforward job. If the bumps end up being less bumpy then it’s all good, right? In reality, the suspension system has a massive amount to do and the components have to […]

Video: Airless 3D Printed Tires

Michelin is on to something, and it might be big.  Look what they have to say about their latest tire concept: At Movin’On, Michelin is lifting the veil on what we think mobility will look like tomorrow: an airless, rechargable, 3-D printed organic tire, developed from bio-sourced, biodegradable materials. A connected tire, it provides real-time […]

Upcoming Car Culture Events in Oregon/Washington

We’ve comprised a list of events of car related events coming up in Oregon and Washington.  Enjoy! Winter Rod & Speed Show: Albany Friday, January 19, 2018 Saturday, January 20, 2018 Linn Co. Fair & Expo Center 3700 Knox Butte Rd E Albany, OR Exit 234 off of I5 Friday: 7:00pm to 10:00pm Saturday: 9:00am […]

Article: 10 Breakthrough New-Car Features Coming For 2018

A new year is on the horizon, and so are new automotive tech gadgets. Don’t worry if you didn’t get what you really wanted for Christmas, we got some cool new gadgets and ideas to get your mind off that “old” gear. Forbes.com – Source Jim Gorzelany , Contributor If you’ve finally decided to trade […]