Originally Posted by evolvo
Brian, I'm a total newby to panel alignment, so......I spent at least 2 minutes putting my shims in, but I was moving slow
I think his 13.8SEconds is per the flat rate book which is based on an experienced bodyman's average time...some are quicker.
As for my experience, Brian and BDBM have kept me from hogging out holes to make panels fit. I take pride that each vehicle I do has a lot fewer shims than it arrived with. I strive to avoid the stack of shims in highly visible places. I try to bend the tabs to compensate for what the shim would have done if proper adjustment doesn't do it initially. Tech69 is steadily getting on the list with them two as well.