Auto Body Shop – Frame Straightening
When you want frame straightening in Plano, Richardson, Allen, McKinney, Frisco call the certified body shop technicians at Linear Automotive. We provide frame straightening for all vehicles due to accidents. Our I-Car certified technicians will examine your vehicle for frame and body damages on our hi-tech equipment. We offer complete frame straightening and realignment to factory specifications.
When an accident happens and nearly totals your vehicle, Linear Automotive can restore your vehicle to pre-accident condition. Our hi-tech computer communicates with our hydraulic frame straightening and unibody frame and realignment equipment. It has designated laser targets placed strategically on the frame and compares these measurements with factory specifications and lets us know the locations of the bent frame. We will make adjustments to our racking system to stretch or adjust the frame where it is needed till it meets the factory specifications. The results are a correctly repaired and aligned frame.
The vehicle is bolted to the clamps that will hold it tightly in place, called anchoring, so it can’t move in any direction. The chains with one end attached to a post or tower and the other end attached to the car frame, then our computer lets us know the exact point to attach the chains for straightening. The rack will gradually increase the tension on the chains to pull it back into proper alignment and shape. The computer will re-evaluate the frame and again compare with the original specifications to see whether another pulling is necessary. The chains can be moved to focus on another part of the bent frame and again the gradual pulling is increased to straighten another section of the frame. These computerized measurements and evaluations may take a number of adjustments till the frame is back to exactly the factory specifications allowing the vehicle to drive normally again.
Many insurance companies as part of the repair process now require computerized measuring as well as OEM repair procedures to be followed to bring the vehicle back to pre-collision status. We document the frame dimensional condition, the body openings and can print before and after documentation for the insurance company and the customer. It will show the vehicle damage severity, and the repair changes to bring it back to the factory specifications. Linear Automotives Body Shop offers top quality frame straightening with some of the newest hi-tech equipment available today to return your vehicle back to factory specifications and proper frame alignment.