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Fabulous service I would definitely recommend this garage. My car needed a new master cylinder too and the guy explain what to do to bed it in. Sure enough all was fine within a few miles
Competitive price. Good efficient work, would use them again.
Great work!! I spend lot of money trying to find the problem in my engine and the issue never was solved. Piston&rotor were the first who diagnosed the problem properly and gave me price straight away. I had a valve burnt. All quotation from other garage exceeded easily £1000. Piston& rotor did it for half price and even they changed 2 ignition coils with no extra charge because I told them I didn’t have to much money for the reparation. Have you ever heard something like that in a garage???? I was almost to scrap my car and Piston&rotor brought it to the life again. Thanks so much!!!!!
fantastic service from start to finish will definitely use them again and recommend to everyone i know
Excellent service. Picked up and delivered as promised, price exactly as quoted .
Job done quick at a competitive price . Thanks everyone and keep up the good work.
fast service at reasonable price
Job well done lads
Very good, very thorough and honest
Yes I would recommend this garage..Saj originally quoted £320 for a new clutch but it also needed a new slave cylinder..so with extra parts labour and gear box oil bill was higher at 495..Saj kept me posted throughout..car was towed to garage by AS on Monday lunchtime and got call from saj Wednesday afternoon..to say all fixed so approximately 48 hour turnaround..good service would definitely use this garage again
Very reasonably priced. Collected and delivered following service. Would definitely use them again.
Thanks you have done a great many thanks
Excellent prompt service once again. No nasty surprises with excellent customer care
Excellent prompt service, arrived to pick my car up as agreed and brought it back promptly. very polite and helpful and kept me advised how the job was progressing. would happily recommend.
Impressed with the service. Courteous and professional.
Good service on my car explained what i needed for my car and great valet which i didnt expect
Excellent, lowest price, got me in first thing the next day and had the job completed within 20 mins. Excellent garage, excellent customer services. Will definitely be going back for more work in the future.
was happy with the job
Got there in the morning at 930 am as the booking was then by 11.30 get told the parts will arrive at 4pm then went back at 4pm and left at 6.15 the job is done for a good price but took all day.
Very happy good job done
The work done was efficient, fast and reliable. The cambelt and the water pump of my Golf was changed very fast and with a very good price. The communication to arrange the drop off and the pick up of the car was on the spot . I would definitely recommend the garage
Great garage very friendly will solve any problem with a great price
Very happy, I also asked for a service ready for winter. My car was collected at 10am and dropped back off at 2pm. All work completed. Definitely recommend the garage.
Spot on Dexter did my wheel bearing very quick and kept me informed about everything I will definitely be taking my car back there again thank you
Really good got a lot of feedback pleasant staff definitely would recommend
There able to sort out the noise which is the bearing at my rear wheel.
Fantastic service, collected and returned car promptly and completed car service satisfactorily
Thanks Rick! Picked up my car for a service, returned in a timely manner. So easy and stress free. Highly recommend!
All what i can say.one of the best garage i dealt with.they are professional and friendly,they know what they doing. I quoted £800 through the main dealer. I explained to them over the phone the problem and they advised me to bring from the main deal to fix it completely for £150.yes £150 !the repair taken 3 hour .i am really recommend RTJ to everyone looking for genuine bargain.i wish all the best for all there stuff
Very pleasant customer experience. Collected & returned my car with work completed.
Panel beating is a job carried out by specialist bodywork technicians who are able to utilise specific tools and techniques to reshape the metal on the body of a car.
If you are involved in an accident, it will often be the body that takes the brunt of the damage as panels on a car are designed to absorb impact and reduce the force of a crash by cushioning the blow.
Even though a car may have suffered a huge impact, it doesn’t always mean that the panels need to be replaced.
Panel bashing involves using a huge variety of tools to manipulate the metal and get it back to it's original shape.
Depending on the extent of the damage, the amount of time and money spent will vary, however the cost is likely to be less than replacing an entire panel.
Getting a respray is a quick and easy job which most specialist body shops will be able to carry out.
Depending on the facilities at the body shop you choose, the time the job will take will vary.
Some specialists will have state of the art spraying booths and work with classic and high end cars, these facilities will be able to deliver the highest quality of respray work as the paint and delivery system will be the best avaliable.
However the job is likely to be more expensive than a conventional body shop.
The time taken and cost of the serivce will depend on the type of paint and the size of the area requiring respray.
Wrapping a car can help protect the paintwork from weather, chipping and rusting as well as UV rays which can fade the paint on your car.
Furthermore if you happen to scratch or scuff your car, the wrapping will take the brunt of the damage and so protect the underlying paint.
You can have your car wrapped to display specific graphics if you are interested in changing the aesthetic of your car. If you want a stripe on your car or other shapes, you can make the request from a specialist who will provide you with a quote.
Before a vinyl wrap is applied; all of the lights, door handles, trims and badges will be removed from the body of the car.
Special car wrapping surface cleaner will then be applied to your car before the wrap is applied.
Welding is an important part of bodywork car repair as it is essential for fixing different pieces of metal together.
Welding is a highly skilled job and should not be attempted unless you are a trained professional.
There are a huge amount of uses for welding on a vehicle as new parts can be created and existing ones can be repaired.
Many different parts of a car can be repaired with the help of a welding expert so do not think your car is written off if something falls out of the engine!
Rust removal can be a job completed without the need of a mechanic, however it depends on the extent of the damage and the area which is affected.
Rust forms when an anode, cathode and electrolyte combine.
The metal in your car acts as the cathode and anode which reacts with water (the electrolyte).
Even if your car is under cover, rust will form as a result of these elements coming together if the climate is humid enough.
You can buy specific products online which can help remove rust which are effective at repairing damage, however its effectiveness will vary on the extent of the damage.
The cost of a rust repair will once more depend on the extent of the damage.
Getting a scratch or scruff is common for cars in the UK however they can be perfectly removed with the right technical knowledge, tools and materials.
It’s important to remember that even if you have suffered from extensive scratching or scuffs, a trained professional has the ability to remove them with precision.
Removing a scratch is far cheaper than having an entire body piece replaced like a bumper so always check with a body shop to see if they can remove a scratch before replacing anything.
On average it doesn’t take too long to have your body work repaired when it comes to scratches and scruffs.
It’s important that you get a car scratch removed as soon as possible as it may get worse over time and the value of your vehicle will reduce!
Having a scratch removed by an expert is the best option unless you are a trained professional, as there are a variety of materials and techniques involved in the process.
The cost and time taken to complete the work will depend entirely on the extent of the damage to the body work so make sure to get as many quotes as possible to avoid paying over the odds.
The mechanic will apply the paint to the car scratch, or car scuff, as part of the bodywork repair. The Paintwork repair required for removing car scratches and car scuffs shouldn’t vary in time or cost greatly, from garage to garage.
The bodywork required on a car restoration will be significant as whole panels are likely to require replacement and the ones which stay as part of the original vehicle, will need to be welded, have rust and scratches removed.
A full restoration make take years and they often do, as mechanics and hobbyists use their spare time and money to build their own cars.
A huge amount of car body work will be required on restorations as all of the components will be required to be removed and fixed back into place during different stages of the work.
Dent repair is one of the biggest parts of body work repair and is essentially the same as panel beating or panel bashing which is covered at the top of this guide.
SMART repair (Small, Medium Area Repair Technology) is a type of service offered by mechanics which is includes the use of specialised tools, paints and materials to provide your car with a good as new finish on an area which may be damaged.
Before the technology existed, if a panel was damaged, the entire piece would have to be replaced meaning more money and time would have to be spent on car maintenance.
The advances in technology mean that the speed and effectiveness of body work repair is significantly improved.
According to YouGov research, 65% of cars in the UK are carrying damage which could easily be repaired using SMART repair.
The specific jobs included in this type of body work are;
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