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    Want to Live Your Off-Road Dreams? Here's How!

    Last updated 2 years ago

    Nothing excites off-road enthusiasts like winding trails and rough terrain. Off-roading draws many drivers to purchase their Jeeps or high-performance SUVs in the first place. Most SUVs built to drive off-road will handle the bumps of basic trails without issue, but this guide to off-road performance shows drivers how off-road vehicle maintenance and upgrades can take their adventures to the next level.

    Regular Maintenance:

    • Your SUV is designed to handle tough road conditions and high-speed driving. However, even the best off-roading machine will begin to underperform without regular maintenance. The high-horsepower engine of your Jeep, for example, won’t be able to conquer a steep incline when it’s overheated—even relatively small repair issues can cause a problem out on the trail. Be sure to keep your machine in good repair to ensure next off journey ends with success.

    Off-Road Modifications:

    • SUV owners can make further enhancements to their off-road machine with professional vehicle improvements. Body lifts, for example, make it easier for large vehicles with big wheels to tackle a variety of challenges. Auto body shops can also do work to upgrade the vehicle’s limited differential for improve traction. Lastly, most SUV owners upgrade their off-road machine by adding skid plates or rocker panel protection. These enhancements make off-roading safer for the driver and the vehicle.

    Conditional Maintenance:

    • Drivers can also prep their SUVs for off-road driving with weather-specific adjustments. For example, “airing down” is a popular technique used for off-roading in heavy snow. This small air pressure decrease helps tires to get better traction on ice-packed turns. Drivers should also be diligent in cleaning their vehicles after muddy trips to avoid off-road problems. Grime-packed suspension components, for example, can cause a loss of control and handling issues.

    Dave's Body Shop does more than expert collision repair. We can also help off-road champions get their SUV in great shape for the trail. Contact us at (801) 566-3906 for more information on our off-road modification crew.

    Angie Talks About Tire Safety and Performance

    Last updated 2 years ago

    Good tires do more than protect against flats. In fact, the quality of your tires actually impacts the performance of your vehicle in many ways. This video from Angie’s list shows you everything you need to know about keeping your tires healthy.

    Drivers can learn a lot about tire maintenance from Angie’s List founder Angie Hicks. Your tires influence the handling, traction, and fuel economy of the vehicle. Keep your tire maintenance up to date to ensure your vehicle stays out of the repair shop and far from the gas pump.

    Tire performance checks are especially important after an accident. That’s why so many customers trust their post-impact inspection to Dave’s Body Shop. Contact our collision repair shop at (801) 566-3906 to learn how we can get your entire vehicle back into perfect shape.

    Taking a Closer Look at the Collision Repair Process

    Last updated 2 years ago

    Dave's Body Shop is proud to offer complete collision repair services to our West Jordan customers. What makes our auto repair and restoration jobs so effective? This behinds-the-scenes look at our auto body facilities and collision repair techniques shows why our shop is the best in the business.

    • Convenient Tow: Collision repair service from Dave’s Body Shop starts with a convenient tow. Our 24/7 service makes sure your vehicle is never stranded after an accident. One call to our collision repair center will put you in touch with a helpful associate—if the call happens at night, then we will be happy to store your vehicle in our security system-protected garage.
    • Complete Inspection: Dave’s Body Shop runs every vehicle through a comprehensive inspection. Damaged cars and trucks are checked thoroughly by an I-CAR gold certified technician. This overview will help technicians to plan up repairs for your vehicle and produce a realistic cost estimate. Dave’s Body Shop technicians receive the latest training on collision repair, so our vehicle inspections always incorporate the latest techniques and manufacturer data.
    • Vehicle Reconstruction: Expert body shop work helps your vehicle return to normal after a collision. Torn or dented panels are replaced with manufacturer original parts while bent frames are pulled back into shape. These repairs help vehicles regain their good looks and original performance levels.
    • Exterior Restoration: Customers can also expect professional paint services from Dave’s Body Shop. We use detailed color-matching technology to every section of your repaired vehicle is a perfect match. In addition, we use high quality paints and high-pressure applicators. These tools and factory techniques ensure your new paint job stays brilliant for years.

    Get in touch with Dave’s Body Shop near Salt Lake City today at (801) 566-3906. We’ll be glad to help you learn more about the collision repair process or service your accident-damaged vehicle. You can also visit us online for more info on our services.

    Learn More About Why Dave's Body Shop Is Your Collision Repair Solution

    Last updated 2 years ago

    If you are getting bored with your car’s current paint job, or you need to get your car repainted because it was recently in a collision, there are a variety of things to consider first. To learn more about your car’s paint and how to make the post-collision repair process go smoother, visit the following websites:

    • Read this article written by Rod and Custom Magazine to find out more about why the color of your car’s paint is such a core feature of your car’s personality.
    • It’s not just the color of your car’s paint that says a lot about you—it’s also the condition of your car’s paint. Find out more about how to wash your car effectively by reading this article by Consumer Reports.
    • Discover what the most popular car colors are and what benefits certain car colors have to offer by visiting
    • Car collisions are very difficult matters to deal with. Be sure that you know what to do after an auto collision by reading this article from
    • If you have a teenage driver, it’s particularly important that they know how to handle an auto collision. Read this article about post-collision tips for young drivers at

    For more information about our auto body shop services, contact Dave’s Body Shop at (801) 566-3906.

    AutoBoy BlackBox

    Last updated 2 years ago

    If you’ve ever been in an auto collision, you know how important it is to document every aspect of an accident. Fortunately, if you have an Android phone, you won’t have to worry about this.

    With the AutoBoy BlackBox app, you can set up your Android to record, view, and send video; store and recall the location of your car; and take GPS-linked pictures. This app even has a collision-sensing feature that will increase your protection from auto collisions. Download the app for free by clicking on the link.

    In the unfortunate event of an auto collision, contact the collision repair experts at Dave’s Body Shop. For more information, give us a call at (801) 566-3906.

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Dave’s Body Shop exceeds all EPA requirements for auto repair. We recycle; everything from excess paint to cardboard, aluminum, anti-freeze, oil and metal, and we are committed to minimizing our impact on mother earth. For more information contact Dave's Body Shop at (801) 566-3906.

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