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Respraying in Oxford

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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 Oxford 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 Oxford (47 found)
D&A Autos
36 Jobs Completed
Witney
4.8 / 5

D&A Autos of Witney offer an independent personal service backed up by over 40 years experience. Although we are well known as Volvo specialists within the Oxford/Witney area, we also deal with all other makes of cars. Offering a full service from MOT/Repairs to selling carefully selected used cars.

Our staff are hand picked and are also fully skilled. We feel we can offer you a service that is not only personal but highly skillful and professional. We have a good modern workshop with 4 bays fitted out by ourselves, and have daily deliveries from most franchises to cater for all makes. We also carry out diagnostic work and specialist work for other garages in the Witney/Oxford area and welcome trade enquiries.

N. Scott Autos
28 Jobs Completed
Abingdon
5.0 / 5

N. Scott Autos have an experienced & trusted team. Chris Hale does all MOT, servicing & mechanical repairs whilst Nathan Scott is a bodywork specialist - fully qualified in panel beating and spraying. As one of our previous WhoCanFixMyCar customers said, we carry out 'masterful' work at very competitive, honest prices. We turn things around quickly and make sure the job is done perfectly each and every time. Please see our social media & website for more 5* reviews.

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

Johnsons Hyundai - Oxford
2 Job Completed
Oxford
4.0 / 5

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities.

We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake of being different, but because it makes us better. And for us, that starts with you.

We're dedicated to providing a full spectrum of aftersales care, including maintenance and servicing. And naturally, all work is carried out to the highest standard by our team of Hyundai trained technicians, using only genuine parts.

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."

SPL Automotive Oxford
1 Job Completed
Oxford
5.0 / 5

We are a local Oxford based mobile car servicing, repairs, & recovery specialist. Offering the highest quality mobile service at a reasonable price. We use the latest computer aided diagnostic software to help diagnose issues with your car. Full workshop facilities based right here in Cowley, Oxford.

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



Inchcape (Oxford)
Member since 04 September 2016
Oxford

Inchcape Oxford offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensure you and your Toyota receive the best care possible, and we will only ever use Toyota genuine parts on your Toyota.

Standlake Vehicle Services Ltd.
Member since 16 December 2014
Oxford

We are a Small independent garage covering all vehicle makes including light commercial and motorcycle repairs and MOT's

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.

B & N Motors
Member since 22 February 2012
Oxford

"B & N Motors is a well established and respected MOT garage providing car servicing, mechanical repairs, and MOT's in Oxford. We undertake MOT's for all makes and models of cars and light commercial vehicles. We are well equipped to undertake all types of mechanical repairs including replacement clutches, new brake fitting, new exhausts, new tyres right through to fault finding and computer engine diagnostics. To compliment our repairs and servicing we also provide replacement automotive parts such as spark plugs, oil filters, windscreen wiper and bulbs. We have an up-to-date fully equipped test centre with all the facilities to service and repair your vehicles. At B & N Motors we focus on providing an exceptional garage service with competitive pricing. We have been serving customers in the Oxford area for many years."

Oxford Crash Repairs
Member since 22 February 2012
Cowley, Oxford

"Oxford Crash Repairs was established for car enthusiasts by car enthusiasts: we deliver a top-quality, professional service, yet we believe that high quality can be achieved at a reasonable cost.We are happy to undertake normal, everyday accident repairs at the keenest prices, and we are proud to offer full bodywork and automotive paint finishing, from Minis to Mustangs, from Fiestas to Ferraris.Customer satisfaction is our No.1 priority, and we have many Customer Testimonials to confirm that. Our small, dedicated team fuses over 40 years of traditional experience with the latest equipment and paint technology."

East Oxford Garage
Member since 23 February 2012
Cowley, Oxford

"East Oxford Garage was situated in Hurst Street, Cowley, Oxford for over 30 years, and has been run by Colin Stanton for the last 14 years. The business recently re-located to a larger, more modern, and more easily accessible premises in Transport Way, Oxford (just behind the BMW Mini factory).Colin Stanton and Leigh Hopkins have worked successfully together for the last 17 years and between them provide a reliable service and repair facility to local Oxford-based vehicle owners, and since moving to their new larger premises, are now able to offer a full range of car repair, car servicing, and MOT centre services. Between Colin and Leigh they pride themselves on a friendly, helpful service at all times. Most customers like the fact that they can talk to the mechanic dealing with their vehicle. No work is undertaken without contacting the customer with details of costs etc.Colin Stanton says: ÔÇ£At East Oxford Garage, we have always prided ourselves on the fact that customers can be assured they will get an honest, friendly, value for money service. We will do all we can to ensure that our customers are happy and therefore will always come back to us. This is borne-out by the fact that a great deal of our customers who have been coming to the old East Oxford Garage premises in Hurst Street for many years, are happy to travel futher to our new premises in Transport Way, Cowley, as they know they will get a second-to-none personal, friendly, and competitive service from us"

Car Medic
Member since 23 February 2012
Witney

"Mobile SMART repair of the highest quality - We can save you up to 60% off conventional bodyshop prices - We come to YOU!Minor vehicle damage like dents, scuffs and scratches to panels, bumpers, wheel arches, mirrors and alloy wheels are inevitable in todayÔÇÖs driving conditions, and at some time most vehicles suffer some kind of damage. All of this damage can be repaired on your driveway in a matter of hours! You don't even need to leave the house."

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Respraying in Oxford

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Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Oxford. 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 Oxford 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 Oxford 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 15,158 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 Oxford;

  • 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 Oxford

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