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Respraying in Lancing

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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 Lancing 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 Lancing (52 found)
M-Tech Garage Services.
54 Jobs Completed
Worthing
5.0 / 5

M-Tech Garage Services

Robins Garage
385 Jobs Completed
Hove
4.6 / 5

I am an IMI qualified mechanic and MOT tester with over 14 years experience.
We have experienced and friendly technicians.
We take all jobs!
Full service, mot repair. Brakes, shocks, carbon clean, tyres, welding, etc.

Cobra Cars
1 Job Completed
Littlehampton
5.0 / 5

Cobra Cars is a well established business servicing private, trade and fleet customers. As well as carrying out MOT's and all electrical work we also carry out all mechanical repairs, servicing, valeting, engine management diagnostic, welding, supply and fitting of tyres and wheel alignment, to all makes of vehicle, diesel and petrol. We offer a free collection and delivery service upon request. We have a dedicated professional and helpful team, with many years experience in the trade. Our main priority is to deliver a quality service to our customers. You will be assured of the highest possible levels of care and attention from all members of the team We will always seek approval from our clients before commencing any work and explain any defects found in detail. We provide our regular customers with reminders when servicing and or an MOT is due on their vehicle thus allowing you not to worry about it. We only fit quality parts to ensure trouble free motoring.

Bens Mobile Mechanics
2 Job Completed
Hurstpierpoint
5.0 / 5

I pride myself on being a trustworthy and reliable mechanic. I offer a quality mobile service with 15 years experience.

Golding Barn Garage
3 Job Completed
Smalldole
5.0 / 5

"We are a fast moving modern garage, that puts our customers first. We take care of everything car related. From your general maintenance right through to restorations. We cover it all. MOT, Service, Bodywork, Wheel alignment, Batteries, Brakes, Suspension and so much more. We also offer free collection and free courtesy cars. So don't feel like you have to local visit GBG. Also with direct access to the downs and a cafe on site we have it all."

Cedar Garage
1 Job Completed
Worthing
5.0 / 5

"Cedar Garage is an Independent Garage which was established over 30 years ago in Worthing and carries out car servicing, repairs, diagnostics and MOT testing and serves the large seaside town with a very wide range of vehicles.

We take great pride in our work which reflects on the team, who all enjoy working for Cedar Garage.
Cedar does not claim to be the cheapest independent garage in Worthing but we do offer excellent value for money performing work to the highest of standards.

Cedar can boast amongst its team of technicians an accumulation of 140 years of experience which, together with the latest tools and diagnostics equipment, means we can service and repair all cars using the highest quality parts available.

With the sophistication of todayÔÇÖs cars, it is unsurprising how many customers come to Cedar Garage saying two or three other garages couldnÔÇÖt repair their vehicle's problems, sometimes unfortunately having spent a small fortune.

Cedar Garage has at its fingertips vast data banks of repair knowledge and the most up to date diagnostic tools enabling us to carry out sophisticated repairs and have main dealer diagnostic tools for 14 vehicle manufactures. We also have the correct tools to specialise in areas such as air conditioning as well as specialist tools dedicated to specific vehicle problems eg known faults.

We look forward to helping you soon."

Tates (Pyecombe)
Member since 23 November 2015
Brighton

Whether you’re looking for a funky Kia Soul, a versatile Kia Sportage or a nifty Kia Picanto you’re guaranteed to find your perfect match at Tates Kia. Visit our spacious showroom in Pyecombe and find a comprehensive selection of new and used Kia cars in stock, available for you to test drive. Kia Soul Stand out from the crowd in a truly unique car, the funky Kia Soul defies classification mixing the styling of an urban SUV with the fuel efficiency of a compact car. The Kia Soul is a real character and practical and spacious to boot. Kia Magentis The ultimate motorway muncher, the Kia Magentis, prides itself on offering a refined ride at speed with uber sumptuous sports seats for unbeatable comfort. Business class travel at its best. Kia Cee’d The Kia Cee’d is the complete package-combining refined good looks, a roomy and smartly styled interior with dynamic performance and top notch safety features. Book a Kia Cee’d test drive today with Tates Kia and see what all the fuss is about!

West Sussex Motors (Worthing)
Member since 04 February 2016
Worthing

For Kia in Sussex, Birchwood Kia should be your only destination. Our Kia showrooms are located throughout Sussex in Eastbourne and Washington. From Kia servicing and Motability to our dedicated Kia business user team, our extensive range of aftersales services perfectly complement our range of used Kia cars and the full, exciting range of new Kia cars available to view and test drive today. At Birchwood Kia in Eastbourne we offer the complete motoring experience. For Kia servicing we offer a manufacturer-approved workshop with fully-trained technicians using only genuine Kia parts and equipment for complete peace of mind

Tempest 4 Cars ltd
Member since 26 November 2015
Small Dole

Tempest 4 Cars is the south coast’s premier used car dealership. During over 40 years in the business we have supplied the region’s motorists with the excellent pre-owned models they want and need. Whether you are searching for your own small family hatchback, powerful estate or stunning supercar, you are likely to find it on our forecourt. And with an unwavering focus on customer satisfaction, we will help you to do so.

By hand-picking each model in our stock we can guarantee its as-new quality and dependable performance. Each vehicle on sale is also fully tested by the skilled technicians at our workshop to ensure it is in the best possible condition.

Your ideal model from our collection may be more affordable than you think, as you can finance the purchase through our lending partner, Santander. As you would expect, we will make sure the finance plan you sign up for is right for your circumstances. At the same time you can trade in your current car to significantly reduce the amount that is owed.

The other side of our service involves manufacturer-standard aftersales care. On-site servicing and repair facilities allow us to maintain virtually any make and model using genuine parts and the very latest equipment. In this way we can offer you a lifelong motoring partnership, which is one of the reasons why we see many repeat sales from satisfied drivers.

It can be a frustrating time when repairs are needed to your car’s bodywork, but Tempest 4 Cars is here to help. Our dedicated bodyshop can return your model to its former condition or better, and get you back behind the wheel as soon as possible.

Locating your next pre-owned car is quick and simple through our website. The full stock list can be viewed online where we include images, specification details, and performance output. At the same time you can understand the various finance options we offer and read about the aftersales services that are available whenever you need us.

We look forward to hearing from you soon. Make an enquiry online or call us during business hours to schedule a visit to our site in Small Dole.

R&G Autocare
Member since 13 April 2020
Lancing

We are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute. In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind.
We cover Lancing, Worthing & Shoreham. We are Peugeot and Land Rover specialists. We offer courtesy cars as well as a free collection and delivery service. We also offer NHS Discount.

Patcham Garage
Member since 02 August 2011
Patcham, Brighton

Are you looking for quality sevicing & MOT testing in Brighton? If so, look no further than Patcham Garage, we are the company for you. We are a well experienced and highly professional family run business and we are consistently adding to our extremely enviable reputation for delivering a value for money, quality service to all our clients. We specialise in completing any car servicing, MOT, tyres or welding work to an exceptionally high standard. We are in the perfect position to do so, as we have been established for over thirty years now. During this period of time our company has developed a wealth of knowledge in our line of work that enables us to maintain an excellent standard of service, as well as make sure each individual requirement of the customer is fully met. We are more than happy to cater to the needs of any domestic or commercial clients in the Brighton, East Sussex and Patcham areas. For your complete peace of mind, we have eight fully trained and qualified members of staff on hand to offer expert advice and make sure all work is completed to the highest standard. For car or light commercial MOT testing in Brighton, make sure that you get in touch with our company today.

A J Robertson LTD
Member since 15 September 2020
Hove

A J Robertson LTD

HiQ Elite Brighton
Member since 02 August 2011
Dyke Road Drive, Brighton

"Brighton HiQ centre car tyre specialist stocks leading tyre brands such as Goodyear, Dunlop, Fulda and Sava also offers car servicing, exhausts, batteries and much more to keep your car in tip top condition"

M.D Motors UK LTD
Member since 31 October 2012
Shoreham by sea

"Our company is a family run business and we have been going for almost 20 years and pride are self on our quality of work and how we treat are customers. We doing everything on our premises such as M.O.T which are -ú30.00 we also do air con, tyres, tracking and much more. Please call for details or a quote on any work you may need doing"

SE Tyres Henfield
Member since 03 August 2011
Henfield

"We have 17 fast-fit auto centres located across the South East. SE Tyres Henfield offers a range of services and tyres from all the major manufacturers including Goodyear, Continental, Uniroyal, Pirelli, Dunlop, Michelin, Nokian, Avon and Hankook. Our Fast Fit Centres offer a range of facilities, including tyres, brakes, MOTs, servicing, exhausts, batteries and wheels across the South East of England"

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Respraying in Lancing

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Lancing. 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 Lancing 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 Lancing 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 Lancing;

  • 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 Lancing

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