That part of a fender that is curled under at the wheel opening.
Horizontal strip along the inside of the front fender near the top.
Vertical support and reinforcement at rear of front fender.
The forward, lower wall of a vehicle cab. This wall is located above the area of the
vehicle operator's foot controls and extends from fender to fender, and from cowl
to floor pan.
A rim, edge, or collar made of metal and used to strengthen an object, hold it in
place, or attach it to another object.
One of the two main lengthwise members that make up the frame of a vehicle.
Shield under the front bumper of a vehicle used to deflect stones.
Corrosion usually resulting from differing metals of greater/lesser purity which are
in contact with one another. The great variance in metal purity works to polarize
the metal. In the presence of moisture, this greater polarity begins to tear down the
atomic structure of the weaker of the two metals.
To coat iron with zinc, at time of manufacture, in order to increase the resistance of the
iron to rust.
A hat-shaped channel usually found on the underside of a vehicle.
The area above the front grille of some vehicles.
Shield behind headlight to which socket and headlight adjustments are attached.
Trim around headlight and adjustment screws.
The vehicle cab's support pillar to which the door is hinged.
See Hinge BOX
Reinforcements located inside doors and used to resist impact on the sides.
Chemical substance or mixture which, when added to a solution, decreases
Coatings (usually paint) applied to a surface by electrical/magnetic means, i.e.,
electro-deposition. Examples are chrome plating, anodic coatings, conversion
coatings, phosphate coatings, and oxide coatings.
A cover easily removed in order to allow visual or physical access to an enclosed area of
A localized area on a vehicle where rust is occurring. An area on the vehicle that
contains all the elements of rust creation.
That area of the cab pillar post where the door lock strikes and latches when the door is
Lock Striker Plate
An automotive term meaning "Original Equipment Manufactured".
The hole in the nozzle of a rustproofing spray wand.
The process of electrons combining with atoms of oxygen.