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Auto Safety Expert Byron Bloch Discusses Aftermarket Parts and CAPA
By David A Williams, Auto Collision Repair Specialist and DV Expert
Safe Collision Repairs' founder David Williams interviewed auto safety expert, Byron Bloch on August 16, 2007. A portion of his interview questions sought Bloch's opinions regarding aftermarket parts and certifying entity, CAPA.
AUTO SAFETY EXPERT, BYRON BLOCH has issues with the fact that aftermarket parts, including CAPA Certified parts, are not crash tested.
Click the image to hear his thoughts on the importance of choosing OEM replacement sheetmetal parts after a crash that allows vehicles to remain in full compliance with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.