We’re adding to our body shop Tucson locations!

It is just barely 2012 and we are pleased to announce in early 2012 we are opening up a second location in  Green Valley Arizona! Our new shop will allow customers in Green Valley to get the same great service that has made O’rielly collision centers Tucson’s go to shop for over 80 years.

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Paintless Dent Repair- your friend at the body shop

 Paintless Dent Repair

Consumers have a new friend in the body shop. It’s called “Paintless Dent Repair” or PDR.  PDR is a process for removing dents using specialized tools and equipment to work the metal back into shape. In the old days of body repair, and good body man could hammer and dolly your dents back to shape using pure skill, art and the ability to read a dent. The widespread use of high-strength metal and resilient paint finishes has allowed PDR to become a viable alternative to traditional body repair techniques. In fact, some insurance companies will even waive the deductible if PDR is chosen over more traditional techniques like body fillers and paint.
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How safe is my car after it is fixed by a body shop?

How safe is my car after the accident?

You just got your car back from the shop, and the paint looks great, the car smells good, and it looks even better than before it was in a wreck. But how safe is it now? The number one concern for most people after picking up a car from the repair shop is how safe the car will be. Modern cars are very different from those from a decade ago, and each individual make and model requires different knowledge and technology to make repairs. In short, not every shop can fix modern cars properly. Here are a few areas to concern yourself with in making sure you choose the right shop to ensure the safety of your family in your car after an auto body repair job.

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The importantance of auto body repair after a minor accident.

Why it is important to repair your car’s exterior after a minor accident

Sometimes if a car is damaged in a minor fender bender, but not too badly, owners choose to ignore the situation and avoid exterior body repair.  It can be tempting, especially in this economy, to ignore the repair and continue driving the vehicle if the drivability is not affected.

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O’Rielly Collision Centers named ABRN top Auto Body shop for 2011!

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 O’Rielly Collision Center named ABRN top Auto Body Shop for 2011

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What is a Repair Plan and why does my auto body shop need one?

What is a Repair Plan and why does my body shop need one?

Besides getting you from point A to point B, your car serves one important function; protect you and your occupants in the event of a crash. The technologies in your car have been advancing at an amazing rate since vehicle safety started to get public attention in the 1950’s. Cars built today are some of the safest and strongest ever built. It does not matter if you are driving an economy car or a luxury cruiser, your car will protect you in an accident like no models that came before it. Read more

Should I use my insurance company’s preferred auto body shop?

Should I use my insurance company’s preferred auto body shop or Direct Repair Partners (DRP’s)?

Your Insurance company has recommended to you that you select a Direct Repair Partner auto body shop with whom they do business in Tucson, but what’s in it for you?  All business are trying to cut cost and boost profit, and the Direct Repair Program (DRP) your insurance company has in place with the body shop down the street is designed to protect your investment and theirs. By lowering operating costs, the insurance companies are able to offer lower, more competitive premiums. Read more