Quarter panel


Quarter panel

On an automobile, a quarter panel (or rear wing) is a body panel that covers the section between the door and the hood or trunk. They are typically made of sheet metal, but are sometimes made of fiberglass and fibre-reinforced plastic. They are the parts of the exterior of the car that is left once the hood, trunk, roof, doors, bumpers, fenders, lights, and plastic trim are taken away. They typically wrap around the wheel wells. Damage to these panels does not affect the frame so these panels can be replaced with little effect on vehicles safety and crash worthiness.

See also

*Quarter glass


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