The Luxury Car Restoration
Do want to restore your luxury, exotic or sports car?
Do you want to drive the streets in your luxury car without feeling embarrassed?
Does your exotic car need body and paint restoration?
West Coast Body and Paint will help with your body and paint luxury car restoration needs. We will bring your car back to life.
The Luxury Car Restoration Process
At the consultation we will talk about your vision and how we will make it happen. We will assess your car to see if their is any body damage that needs repair, such as rust, and other body repair. Let us know if you want to make any modifications, what colors, stripes, and finishes you want. The end result of the consultation will be an initial estimate.
The initial estimate is a preliminary estimate. It can be your only estimate as long as no additional damages are discovered during the restoration process, and you do not add, change or modify to the work of your original vision. Last minute changes are common in these types of projects and they do include additional costs.
The Body Work
The body work will be done by our bodyman technician. He will repair any collision damage, remove rust, straighten panels, etc. As with every stage of the process we ask that you be patient because attention to detail is very important in each step. Sometimes we have to order parts that are hard to find, or no longer are in production and we need to take our time to solve the issue or fabricate them ourselves.
Ultimately our goal is that all the panels fit and the lines of your car are seamless. This prepares your car for a great paint job.
The Paint Job
We always recommend our client get a professional body repair job. Clients who want to save money by doing the body work themselves or take their car to a cheap shop in hopes that the paint job will cover all the mistakes. This is a myth. Paint does not fix crooked lines, or uneven panels, huge gaps, and parts not installed correctly. Bondo can only fix so much and it can’t repair body work. In other words, a professional body repair is key for a good paint job.
A luxury car’s paint job starts with bondo and plenty of sanding. We go to great lengths to take our time, use the right materials, and do things right the first time. The extra steps we take will give you the best outcome and save you money in the long run. And if you sell your car down the line, it might make you money.
Our paint technician makes sure all the lines are straight, there’s no gaps, all the panels and parts are in their proper place. With that out of the way, the paint technician will apply primers, sealers, base coats, color coats, and top coats. These are often done several times each and sanding happens in between each coat. Once painting is complete you car will get a expert detail and is ready for you to cruise.
From Oh No! to Oh YES!
We invite you to take a look at our before and after pictures and see just a few vintage car restorations we have worked on for our clients. We have worked on cars like the Karma, Bentley, Rolls Royce, Mercedes, Lexus, Audi, Infiniti, and BMW. Expensive cars take time, but we think it’s worth the wait. Wouldn’t you agree?
“Need body work and a paint job? THIS IS THE PLACE TO GO!! Don’t let the tight parking and driveway fool you. This man is top notch. I have a brand new 18 Audi that got hit while I was parked. I wanted to get the best job done being it was brand new and I shopped around and checked out the web. Thank God there are peeps like Jaider out there.
Don’t believe me, stop by and check it out. You won’t be disappointed. My car looks like it never was touched. Thanks Jaider”
-Steve S., Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA, 10/27/2018
Are you looking for a professional luxury car shop in Van Nuys or the Los Angeles area?
Come by our shop, give us a call 818.785.2639, text 818.793.7728, or email us at email@example.com for more information on luxury car restorations. Restorations usually start at 17K and have about a 2 year waitlist. Check out our gallery or before and after pictures here. We serve all of Southern California, located in the city of Van Nuys, we have clients in the San Fernando Valley, and the Los Angeles area.
Ourestimates are always free and you are welcome to come by our shop anytime or make an appointment. We know that many clients like the convenience of sending pictures of their car and request an estimate; but, in reality an estimate by this means is not really reliable. Why? Because the estimate will either be too high or too low. In order to assess the damage and give an estimate, a car needs to be seen by a professional and in person. This insures that the estimate is as accurate as possible, not too high or too low. For more information click here.
If you are not able to come by our shop during normal working hours, you can give us a call or send us an email, and make an appointment when you can come, in most cases we are able to accommodate our clients.
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