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Old 18-08-08
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Bodyshop suggestions

I have got my hands on wing mirrors to replace the ones that were kindly kicked off a couple of weeks ago. One is in the same colour whilst the other is red.
Can anybody recommend a good well priced body shop to paint the mirror casing for me?

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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

There is a little bodyshop/sprayers in Don Place @woodside

Name i cant remember at the mo,but it is just down the side of the fountain bar off Gt northern Rd

He has done work for me in the past,no complaints
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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

I've got a dent in the door I'm wanting soted so I went to a 3 bodyshop places for quotes. Not looked in the Woodside area though. Cheapest one was Watson's Autobody on Holland St. The guy seemed pretty reasonable and he was currently working on an Aston Martin so he must be well trusted!
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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

Was down @ Sillet tyres today,he is next door to Watsons,dont think he has been in there that long,havn't noticed him b4 anyway.

If you dont mind me asking what were you getting quoted for and just how cheaper was he?

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Was down @ Sillet tyres today,he is next door to Watsons,dont think he has been in there that long,havn't noticed him b4 anyway.

If you dont mind me asking what were you getting quoted for and just how cheaper was he?

D
Bought the car for a reduced price with a bash in the door. Looks like someone has just driven into it in the supermarket then bolted. The quote is for that dent and the rest of that side to get rid of door bashes etc. There is also a small mark on the other side where someone (with a red car as they were kind enough to leave some paint behind) has scraped it. *******s these people who can't park a car.

Went to Autospray in Bridge of Don - £850, Reid's Autobody Repairs in Bridge of Don (works from a shed at the end of a wee lane) - £650 and Watson's Autobody - £500.

Think I'll need to wait a couple of months before I can afford it though! Got the cambelt etc to pay for and could do with a new key as well!


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What kind of key you after?

I have a couple in the garage
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What kind of key you after?

I have a couple in the garage
It's the black key with 3 buttons - Open, Lock and Boot.
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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

Alexgee, get a cheapo airbrush, Machine Mart about £9, a canister of propellent, some flat colour, clear lacquer, bit of prep, and off you go. Much more controlled application than aerosols, for a good, cheap DIY jobbie.
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It's the black key with 3 buttons - Open, Lock and Boot.
Will let you know
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Will let you know
Any luck Geordie??
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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

Sorry bud,should have got back to you sooner

I have 1 but i cant find it

Will have another look this w/end
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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

I've got a nasty mark and small chip on the wheelarch from some careless bugger at supermarket car park. Silver paint marks across the rear offside wing (the smallish wing with fuel cap) so I could at least tell the colour of the offending drivers motor! he had obviously bolted by the time I came back. bloody ridiculous.

I've got the silver paint off but now ive taken some laqcuer away and its lost the shine.. also the chip I have painted over with some glossy black for now but it dont look good. Pain in the ass... If I could catch the bugger i'd hang im....

Might need to respray that wing, thankfully black should an easy colour to match, apart from ths mess the existing paint job is pretty decent still.

Is this place on woodside called Dave's?


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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

Yep thats the guy

Friend just recently had there rear bumper done,well pleased although his prices are not as cheap as i remember,so check 1st.

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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

Used this guy a few times over the years.

He is located half way..ish between the Kingswells roundabout and the Westhill roundabout, just look out for the sign for "Smiddy Brae"

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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

I used to use a guy in Ellon.

Station Auto BodiesCommercial Rd
Ellon, AB41 9BD
01358 721406

Owner - Robbie Cowie

In behind the Staion Holtel in Ellon.

Never had any probs with the work carried out.
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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

It is a bit of a trek but Fiskens Bodyshop of Forfar, Angus did a complete respray of my 156 including fitting two new front wings, new badges, repairing the side skirts which were split, a couple of shopping trolley dents and a high spot in the roof.

It looks like a new car £1600 including the cost of two wings.DPP_0002 copy.jpg
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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

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It is a bit of a trek but Fiskens Bodyshop of Forfar, Angus did a complete respray of my 156 including fitting two new front wings, new badges, repairing the side skirts which were split, a couple of shopping trolley dents and a high spot in the roof.

It looks like a new car £1600 including the cost of two wings.Attachment 58153
This may sound daft, but I recognise that street. Is it around the greens area in Forfar?
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Re: Bodyshop suggestions

Nope I dont live in Forfar just work there and get my car fixed there but I suppose it does look a bit like Victoria Street
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I've got a dent in the door I'm wanting soted so I went to a 3 bodyshop places for quotes. Not looked in the Woodside area though. Cheapest one was Watson's Autobody on Holland St. The guy seemed pretty reasonable and he was currently working on an Aston Martin so he must be well trusted!
I meant to post this a couple of weeks ago.

I recently had my car repaired at Watson's Autobody and I must say he did a cracking job. 100% happy with it and it was done at a reasonable price.

It was £400 to get the whole of one side done and the door on the other.

I had a big dent in the passenger side door from someone hitting it in a carpark before doing a runner. This had also casused slight damage on the front wing. Various door dings up the side were also removed.

The drivers side door also had a small dent and some red paint the other mystery driver had kindly left for me.

Anyway, decent guy who does a great job. I'd recommend to anyone.
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just thought I would dig this thread up as I am thinking about getting the front end of the GTA done, I managed to use the existing casings on the new mounts on the GTV so didnt get anything painted

anybody want to add anybody else to the list?

For some reason I think there is somebody around Findon/Portlethen that is good but can think what they are called.

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