NAGS Introducing Hardware Parts and Interchange Guide, 2005 Airbag Quick Reference Guide

National Auto Glass Specifications International (NAGS®), publishers of the NAGS catalog and calculator, is taking preorders for one new and one revised publication: the NAGS Hardware Parts and Interchange Guide (Windshield Edition) and the 2005 Airbag Quick Reference Guide.

The Hardware Parts and Interchange Guide is brand new and fills the need for an informational source in the industry providing details on additional parts and products that accompany windshield replacements. Where the NAGS catalog provides users with the NAGS number and the NAGS calculator provides benchmark price and labor time, the parts and interchange guide provides information on everything else-from moulding to brackets and wiper blades, as may be needed for an installation. The guide is an illustrated manual with detailed information about Interchanges and OEM parts, as well as alternate supplier part numbers for hardware associated with the glass being replaced.

The publication, in the works for about five months now, is the response to industry requests.

"People were telling us, 'It'd be great if you could do this,' and we agree. We think it's a great idea, too," said Bud Oliver, NAGS director of product operations. "It'll be useful for mobile installers."

Additionally, NAGS is rolling out the 2005 Airbag Quick Reference Guide. The reference guide, last updated in 2003, provides information to installers about vehicle airbags, A-pillars and door panels, and how to prevent the potential hazard of an accidental airbag deployment that they present in a windshield replacement.

Both publications will be available in late November, but NAGS is currently taking orders for both. A special discount is available to those who pre-order the Hardware Parts and Interchange Guide-Windshield Edition by November 18.

For more information, contact NAGS at 800/551-4012, Option 5, or visit

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