Left quarter panel
Insurance company states that insert of backing plates when performing R&R operation of left quarter panel is included with CCC book time for R&R quarter and/or with repair time to adjacent panel damage.
12 mig welds
Raw stock from damaged quarter
Create backing plate using damaged quarter panel, weld to roof rail, set new quarter panel and weld to backing plate. Repeat steps for 2nd backing plate required for rocker area.
Shop did not find in motor procedure page any documentation to suggest that creation of backing plates is included with R&R time of quarter or with repair time to adjacent panel damage (weld burn). Shop suggests 2.0 hours per insert - 2 inserts for 4.0 hours and includes material since raw stock was used.
Estimated Release Date: Closed
Proposed Resolution: MOTOR stated:
According to the “Labor Time Premise” of the Guide To Estimating, “Fabricate templates, reinforcing inserts, sleeves or flanges” is not included. The estimate work time required to fabricate the “Backing Plate,” will need to be determined by an”on the spot evaluation” at the time the estimate is written. However, the installation of reinforcing inserts, sleeves or flanges is included.
No changes required.