Tag Archives: BIW

2012 Buick Allure/LaCrosse Body Structure

Below is the body structure for the 2012 Buick Allure/LaCrosse.  Parts of the vehicle not listed below are made from mild steel.  Remember to never assume your tool can not cut through the steel, no where the steels are and what ...

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2013 Lexus GS Body Structure

The 2013 Lexus GS Body Structure has an exterior weight reduction through a combination of aluminum alloys, high-tensile strength steel, ultra high-tensile strength steel and hot-press steel.  Yes the steel that has to be heated before it’s stamped! Hot-pressed steel is ...

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2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Body Structure

The 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Body Structure is a strong, lightweight Unibody is formed by welding high-strength steel sheet metal stampings to form a single structure. But the big story of this vehicle is the side airbag.

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2012 Chevrolet Sonic Body Structure

The body structure of the all-new 2012 Chevrolet Sonic sedan and hatchback. Nearly 60 percent of the body structure, as well as the four-mount hydro-formed engine cradle, use high-strength steel. Ultra-high-strength steel is strategically integrated in the forward portion of the rockers and the center cross bar.

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2012 Audi A6 Body Structure

Think Audi has stopped engineering their body structures to reduce weight and improve safety? The new 2012 A6 currently being launched, can weigh as much as 80 kilograms (176.37 lb) less then the previous model. Some interesting and important facts to keep in mind about Audi vehicles.

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2011 MINI Cooper Clubman Body in White

Illustrations are used in service manuals by many manufacturers. Below are some illustrations of the 2006 thru 2011 MINI Cooper Clubman.

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