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Zionsville, IN 46077

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Indianapolis Paint and Body Shop Blog

Will the Paint Match?

Have you ever seen a car that looked like it had been painted with multiple shades of the same color? This is everyone's fear when bringing their car in for a collision repair. Making sure the paint matches is not easy and requires a high quality repair facility. 

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Items to Keep in Your Car in Case of Emergency

Even with proper care, there is always the off chance that your car will break down. It is extremely important to be prepared for this type of emergency at all times because you never know when it could happen to you.  Better to be safe than to be sorry! Here is a list of items to keep in your car in case of an emergency.

1. Box with secure lid to store items

2. 12-foot…

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Are Collision Repairs Safe?

Performance Collision Center recognizes the stress and confusion surrounding auto body repair and post-collision vehicle safety.  Unfortunately, after a vehicle encounters a severe wreck, the original condition will never be restored fully.   With the technology and skill of collision and auto repair experts, however, vehicles that may have seemed totaled get repaired to look and operate almost like brand new.  It?s the job of your collision center technicians to guarantee that the safety, function, and appearance of your vehicle are reestablished once it rolls out of the shop. 
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Distracted Driving Poses Road Safety Concerns

Performance Collision Center recognizes the growing anxieties of hazardous road conditions involving inattentive drivers.  In 2012, an estimated 421,000 people were injured in vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver, a nine percent increase from the estimate in 2011 (Distraction.gov).  Distracted driving consists of actions that divert a driver?s attention away from their primary responsibility of controlling a moving vehicle...

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Driving safely in snow and ice

As temperatures drop, Performance Collision Center encourages drivers to take caution of weather conditions when driving.

If roads are icy, drive slowly, giving yourself plenty of room to stop. Do not pass snow plows or sanding trucks because they have restricted visibility. Turn your lights on and keep your windshield clean. Brake with ease, and release the brake if your wheels lock up. Avoid using cruise control, and be especially careful on bridges, overpasses and…
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Remove bird dropping stains

Performance Collision Center knows how difficult bird droppings can be to remove.  Often, the droppings will stain your car or damage the surface, if not removed quickly. Car expert, Autoglyn, advises to:

  • Remove deposit as soon as possible
  • If the deposit is dry, soften it with a moist cloth to remove
  • Dispose of wipe used and wash hands immediately 

Old Car Online suggests using salt-free seltzer water to remove the bird droppings. If the droppings 

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What to do if you’re stranded on the road

Car trouble is a common problem that often comes at the worst times! Read these tips to handle the dreaded car breakdown in the best way possible:

  • Attempt to get to the right-hand shoulder if you notice something unusual with the way your car is driving, and try to coast along that shoulder until you're past any curves in the road. 
  • Make your vehicle evident by turning on your flashers
  • Exit out the passenger side door to avoid the traffic on the right-side
  • Contact Zore's Towing- open 24 hours- (317) 247-8484 and tell them you would like your…
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Be prepared on the road

Before you drive it is smart to have materials in the car with you that will assist you in case of an unexpected delay or emergency:
Performance Collision Center recommends to have the following with you in your vehicle:

  • Box with secure lid to store items
  • 12-foot jumper cables or portable jump-starter
  • Four 15-minute roadside flares
  • Fluids including: Two quarts of oil, Gallon of antifreeze, Spray bottle with washer fluid
  • First aid kit (including an assortment of bandages, gauze, adhesive tape, antiseptic cream, instant ice and heat compresses, scissors and aspirin)
  • Blanket
  • Phone charger
  • Extra fuses
  • Flashlight and extra batteries…
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