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August 1, 2018 @ 3:51 pm | Category:Boston Auto Body | Tags: ,
allston collision center boston auto body shop

This year, 2018, the Chaet Family enters its 90th year of collision repair.  Three generations have proudly served the Boston area with superior auto body work, customer service, and an unbeatable guarantee. The generational history begins with Paul’s grandfather, Dave, opening up shop in 1928.  By 1961, the operation had moved to 420 Cambridge Street, […]

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July 1, 2018 @ 6:59 pm | Category:Boston Auto Body | Tags:
car totaled after crash

Many of you have had this experience and that includes me. It is a difficult experience to total your vehicle.  I’ve been in three total wrecks and had three different experiences.  Two were before I owned a body shop, and had no help, and last one after and I knew how to handle it.  I […]

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March 19, 2018 @ 6:40 pm | Category:Boston Auto Body | Tags:
winter driving in boston, ma

I know many of you out there are thinking – could there be more snow? Three storms in less than two weeks – whew we are getting hammered this March. One of our friends, who shall remain unnamed, asked us to stop doing the snow dance! I realize everyone thinks our business is related to […]

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January 1, 2018 @ 1:07 pm | Category:Boston Auto Body | Tags: No tags
allston collision center cambridge street allston ma

90 YEARS AND COUNTING! As I say goodbye to 2017, I am somewhat shocked I am entering my 18th year, but then again I say that every year.  Not only am I proud of our accomplishments, but we learned to live and adjust to the complexities of owning a business.  We reap the reward and […]

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December 26, 2017 @ 11:01 pm | Category:Auto Body Repair | Tags: ,
Completed Lexus Paint Job in Boston

When I came on board as Allston Collision Center’s business partner I conceived an idea that a body shop could be a place where employees and customers alike trusted each other to produce a body of work to be proud of.  I believe this has been accomplished many times over at Allston Collision Center, but […]

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October 4, 2017 @ 2:02 pm | Category:Auto Body Repair | Tags: ,
2017 lexus ls460 accident in boston

The Lexus LS460 shown here was hit so hard.  We were glad that its owner was not hurt.  As you can see this was a rear hit that required us to remove the entire back end of the vehicle.  This vehicle needed the sheet metal pulled to get the lines back.  However, before the pull, […]

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July 24, 2017 @ 11:03 pm | Category:Auto Body Repair | Tags: ,
icar certification auto body repair high strength steel bronze

Allston Collision Center ushers in its own style of the Bronze Age. We are very excited to announce not one, but two auto body professionals with ICAR Certifications. This allows Allston Collision Center to handle all types of auto body repair including steel, including ultra-high strength steel also known as AHSS and Bronze. In 2016 […]

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June 30, 2017 @ 4:29 pm | Category:Auto Body Repair | Tags:
vehicle hail damage repair

It’s that time of year again when hail storms roll through the city causing damage to all sorts of things, especially cars.  If this has happened to you contact Allston Collision Center to find out how to have the damage repaired.  Whether there are dents in your vehicle or broken glass we have the expertise […]

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June 5, 2017 @ 7:48 pm | Category:Boston Auto Body | Tags: ,

Allston Collision Center is very excited to have completed this project for one of our customers. This is a 2013 Scion with a Lambo door kit installation. The customer wanted to retrofit his Scion with vertical doors and as you can see the finished product is super cool. This style door, referred to as vertical, […]

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February 20, 2017 @ 11:19 pm | Category:Boston Auto Body | Tags: , ,

A Bird, a Silly Rabbit and a Strike! Trailhawk:  Well I’m sure you have realized by now we aren’t talking about a bird!  This vehicle was hit while parked.  The owner of the vehicle arrived to find the passenger side buckled.  You can see the wave and scratches on the door in the photos.  Unfortunately […]

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