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A Full Respray or even Panel Respraying can take years off of your , but it's vital to use a bodyshop around Abingdon with the experience and equipment to finish the job to a high standard, at great value. Fortunatly ALL our Paint Shops and Bodyshops fulfil that criteria.

Enter your reg, describe what's needed (or upload photos) and our specialists will competitively quote for your work. Simply check their prices and reviews, and take your pick!
Top garages for Respraying in Abingdon (11 found)
AJH Vehicle Repairs
200 Jobs Completed
Didcot
4.7 / 5

Established in 2016, we are a relatively new, independent company with a wealth of experience in car servicing and car repairs. Our professional mechanics are trained to NVQ Level 3 with more than 50 years of experience in the motor trade, and can fix any car problem on any make or model of vehicle. We are focused on providing Didcot residents with efficient and reliable garage services, including car servicing packages, annual MOT testing and accurate vehicle diagnostics with modern equipment. Our aim is to deliver outstanding garage services at affordable prices, with a 12-month insurance guarantee for labour and parts.

Here is what Didcot motorists can expect from us:

• Free estimates for our garage services, including car repairs
• Friendly, family-run business dedicated to serving domestic clients
• Emergency call-outs and mobile repairs available in the local area
• Experienced mechanics that are fully-insured to carry out car repairs
• Competitive prices for car servicing and vehicle diagnostics

Didcot Auto Centre
49 Jobs Completed
Didcot
3.3 / 5

"Didcot Auto Centre was established 5 years ago in our modern 4880 sqft premises. We provide car servicing, repairs and MOT testing. Over the years we have specialised in BMW and Mercedes but are able to handle any make of vehicle Are you tired of paying expensive dealer service and maintenance prices? We can now give you the same warranty as your dealer but save you the expense."

Ridgeway Select Oxford
Member since 28 August 2015
Oxford

Ridgeway Select specialises in providing an unrivalled choice of hand-picked quality used cars, competitive prices and outstanding customer care.
Buying a car through one of our 5 Ridgeway Select sites also gives you peace-of-mind that our cars are supplied by one of the UK’s leading dealer groups.

We do more than just sell cars, we look after them too!

A service at Ridgeway Select includes:

• Oil & Filter: Drain oil and replace filter
• Check and correct; coolant, washer fluid, brake fluid
• Check battery condition
• Full brake inspection

You will also receive a complimentary online video of the inspection from our award winning Workshop Window programme. Workshop Window is a transparent process which aims to give you peace of mind that your vehicle is being cared for in the right hands with great value for money. Through Workshop Window our Trained Technicians will perform a routine safety check on your vehicle and email you a video of the check, showing you exactly what work is required, if any. It’s as simple as that! You see what we see.

Reasons why your vehicle should be serviced at Ridgeway Select:

• We will price match any like-for-like quote within 20 miles
• Collection & Delivery of your car^
• No further work carried out without your consent.
• We only use Genuine Parts for your vehicle
• Book an appointment at a time of day to suit you
• All vehicles receive a complimentary wash and vacuum



Abingdon Vehicle Services Ltd
Member since 15 May 2015
Abingdon

Welcome to Abingdon Vehicle Services Ltd in Abingdon. We are a local, independent garage, serving Abingdon and the surrounding area. We are a Unipart Car Care Centre which means all parts fitted come with a nationwide 12000 mile or 12 month guarantee. We provide interim services for the high mileage car user to a full service that covers all areas of essential maintenance so that you can enjoy trouble free motoring and lessen the chance of hidden costs further down the road.

Humphris (Oxford)
Member since 04 August 2017
Oxford

Humphris Kia is the appointed dealership for the Oxford area. Our showroom and sales team will be delighted to discuss your motoring needs with you and can show our comprehensive range of Kia cars and commercial vehicles to you. Our After Sales department are dedicated to providing the best after care service possible benefiting from Kia trained technicians using specialist diagnostic equipment and tools as well as genuine Kia parts to keep your car running at is best.

Car Crash Solutions
Member since 18 February 2020
Didcot

We offer accident repair for all makes and models and can supply quotes for your insurance company or private repairs. We offer convenient and professional repairs to the highest of standards and have completed works from paint-less dent removal to full show winning restoration.

We have a number of ways of carrying out repairs on your damaged car. We will always advise you the best way to get the best quality repair at the best price.
All repairs are carried out to the same high standard and all receive the same level of service.

All of our paintwork is guaranteed for 3 years

We use state of the art waterborne paints, mixed at our in house system. This gives us up to date information on manufactures colours and shades for the best finish. We also have a spectrometer on site to match even the most difficult of shades.

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Martin Gilbert Motor Repairs Ltd
Member since 17 May 2011
Abingdon

"Martin Gilbert Motor Repairs Ltd. is a family run business that specialises in getting you and your car back on the road in the most efficient and cost effective way. We have a large workshop equipped to carry out servicing and mechanical repair work on most types of cars and light commercial vehicles. We have a lot of the latest diagnostic equipment available to an independent garage. Our rates are very competitive and our services are second to none. Our company was started in 1982 by Martin Gilbert and although now retired still has an active interest in the jobs and customers coming through our doors. The company is now run by MartinÔÇÖs son, Richard, who is always available to answer your queries or give technical advice. The reception desk is managed by John Brookes who has 30 years experience of the motor trade. Our qualified technicians' have more than 150 years of experience between them repairing motor vehicles just like yours. Six of our staff are qualified VOSA MOT testers. In addition we have one trainee currently attending college. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers and are always looking for ways to improve our services to suit your needs and your convenience. We have two MOT bays enabling us to take on MOT testing at fairly short notice. Should your vehicle fail a test, our large workshop can repair it for you."

Hurley Motors
Member since 17 May 2011
Abingdon

"We are well established - since 1972 and here at Hurley Motors you will always find friendly professional help at hand for all your motoring problems. All our mechanics are very highly qualified and will always take the time to show you what the problem is. We offer a same day service and MOTs while you wait, and all workmanship is fully guaranteed. "

All Parts Oxford
Member since 23 April 2015
Oxford

All Parts is an automotive parts retailer, not a garage, and this is a test account.

Fitzharris Motors
Member since 18 May 2011
Abingdon

Family owned & run business providing both a friendly and professional service. We pride ourselves on a completely honest service giving our customers real piece of mind.

Camel Tyres
Member since 26 March 2013
Abingdon

"Martin Mechanic with 20 years of experience. All makes and models, cambelts, head gasket. Exhaust, tyres, major repairs."

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Respraying in Abingdon

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Abingdon. We have the produced the following guide to help you understand what is involved in the job and what you need to do if you would like to carry the car respray out yourself.

Having the paint on your car resprayed is a great way to restore its appearance and cover up any scratches, scuffs or fading that may have built up over time.

You can try to respray a car yourself however the finish will not be as professional unless you are an expert.

Specialist bodyshops in Abingdon will be able to provide you with a fresh and quality finish which is why recommend getting quotes to see how much it will cost.

All you have to do is fill in your personal details and the detials of your car and we will then be able to find the best local bodyshops or gargaes to provide car respray quotes directly to you.

What is involved during a car respray?

A car respray can be a messy job which is why using a bodyshop with a specifically designed area is the best way to ensure quality.

After cleaning the car with soap and water, the mechanic will scrub your with a special sanding sponge which will help the new paint stick to the car.

All of the windows, tyres and trimmings will then be covered with newspaper and sheets as it is important not to get any paint on these parts.

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Different garages have different spaces for respraying a car as some will have specialised machinery and rooms whereas others will carry out the respray in a conventional space. The mechanics themselves may spray your manually as opposed to using machines if they are not a specialist body shop.

Having a professional carry out a car respray will ensure the quality of the job is ensured however if the cost of a car respray is too much you can always try it yourself.

At WhoCanFixMyCar we would recommend that you post the job in the form above and simply wait to see how much garages in Abingdon will charge for the job. It’s a completely free service so it is worth finding out before you decide to respray your own car.

Below are the steps you need to take to respray your own car properly if the quotes you have received are too expensive.

How to Respray a Car

Materials for car spray

You need to gather all of the supplies required to respray your which includes; 5-10 cans of paint cans (depending on the size of your car), masking tape, lots of newspaper, a paint drip cloth, a sanding sponge, 3-4 cans of flat grey spray primer and rust killer spray.

All of these supplies can be bought online.

Where to respray a car

It is essential that you carry out the respray on your in a well ventilated area however this cannot simply be somewhere outside. If there is a high amount of sun exposure to the paint then it will ruin the work you have done, similarly, if it rains the pain will run and cause streaking on your .

Many people who decide to respray their own cars do so in a garage. If you are considering doing the same thing it is vital that you cover the entire area including the floors and walls. The paint will get everywhere so cover everything!

Cleaning before a car respray

Your needs to be completely clean and dry for the new layer of paint to stick to the exterior properly.

You should take your car to a car wash or carry out a through clean yourself with hot soapy water. This may be better than a car wash as the drive back home may result in your car picking up dirt on the journey.

Preparing a before a respray

This is where you make use of your sanding sponge. Wet the sponge and scrub the entire area which will be resprayed. This will help the new layer of paint stick to the car.

Dry the car before respray

As soon as you have finished scrubbing the car with the wet sanding sponge, its time to dry the car. once more this is a vital part of getting the ready for a respray.

If the weather is suitable and dry, leave the out to dry further.

Remove rust before a respray

If there are any rusted areas on the car then you need to ensure that they are as sanded down as much as possible as this will help the new paint cover the damage.

You also need to ensure that all of the dirt is removed from the rusted areas as this will prevent the new paint from sticking to the car.

Using spray on rust killer is a good way of helping the paint stick properly. Ensure any rusted area are covered by rust killer.

Cover the windows before a respray

As soon as the car is bone dry, it’s time to cover all of the fittings such as the windows, wheels and handles with masking tape, newspaper and sheets.

Respraying a car

Now you can begin respraying your . Start by using the primer on the rusted areas as this will also help with covering the damage effectively.

Cover everything during a car respray

As soon as all of the damaged area are covered in primer, you can begin respraying the . It is important to focus on one area of the car at a time. Such as all of the car doors individually, then the bumpers and so on. It is important to provide a light and even coat the first time around. Once this is complete you can begin with the second and third coat.

The car spray paint that you use will carry instructions in regards to how long it will take to dry so make sure to pay attention, as it may vary from brand to brand.

If you follow these instructions properly, you will have a great chance of carrying out a professional looking job.

However, there is a huge amount of care and attention required to perform an expert job which is why we would recommend having a body shop or mechanic carry out the car respray.

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy, which is why we've simplified the process.

We work with a network of 15,165 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive car respray deals for you.

To find the best car resprays available in your Abingdon;

  • Enter your car registration number
  • Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  • We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in Abingdon

You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best deal before booking the car respray online.