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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 Plympton 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.

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Plymouth Trade Centre LTD
Member since 01 March 2020
plymouth

MOT , SERVICE AND REPAIR CENTRE.
WE CAN DO ANYTHING AS SMALL AS CHANGING A BULB TO ENGINE REBUILDS.
WE HAVE A COMFY RECEPTION AREA WITH A DIGITAL MOT VIEWING AREA.
WE ARE COMPETITIVE WITH PRICING AND DEDICATED TO CUSTOMER CARE.

Newnham Park Garage
Member since 06 July 2018
Plymouth

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.

Rodgers of Plymouth Hyundai
Member since 13 December 2017
PLYMOUTH

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.

VolksCity
Member since 25 October 2014
Plymouth

Volks City are a family owned and run business and have been in our current location near Plymouth City Center for 14 years. We are a VW, AUDI, SEAT & SKODA specialist and offer a comprehensive range of services from brake repairs and air conditioning services to HYDROGEN fuel saving equipment that aims to give up to 60% better fuel economy and reduce harmful emissions.

SMB Motors
Member since 06 September 2011
Plymouth

"If you have queries about car repair and servicing, SMB Motors can help you in Plymouth. Allow our qualified professionals to inspect your car before servicing and repairs take place. Call to schedule meetings to suit you. Taking care of your car's needs is vitally important. It's important for you to get car servicing and repair done at the appropriate time in Plymouth. Taking your car for servicing is like taking your family members for a regular health check-up. Car repair is like going to a doctor for treatment. If you get your car services and repairs done on time, your car will run like a new car. "

Plymstock MOT Centre
Member since 06 September 2011
PLYMOUTH

"If you have queries about car repair and servicing, PLYMSTOCK MOT CENTRE can help you in Plymouth. Allow our qualified professionals to inspect your car before servicing and repairs take place. Call to schedule meetings to suit you. Taking care of your car's needs is vitally important. It's important for you to get car servicing and repair done at the appropriate time in Plymouth. Taking your car for servicing is like taking your family members for a regular health check-up. Car repair is like going to a doctor for treatment. If you get your car services and repairs done on time, your car will run like a new car. Read this car servicing and repair guide in Plymouth."

Paul Vincent Motor Services
Member since 06 September 2011
Plymouth

"Looking for a garage in Plymouth for car repairs or an MOT? If so, look no further than the quality services on offer at Paul Vincents Garage . With over 10 years of experience in the trade, you can count on us to repair and service your car to the highest possible standard. So, for quality vehicle repairs in Plymouth and beyond, call or visit us today. When you need an MOT in Plymouth and the surrounding areas, call the specialists at Paul Vincents Garage . We offer a wide range of services including MOT tests and repairs, diagnostics, clutches & exhausts and even steering repairs. No matter the vehicle type, you can count on us to help. When you need the leading garage in Plymouth, come to us. Our experienced mechanics are on-hand to help and offer impartial advice when required. So, if you're looking for car servicing in Plymouth and the surrounding area, come to the leading garage in Plymouth."

Plymouth Tyres & Autocare
Member since 06 September 2011
Plymstock

"At Performance Tyre and Auto Care, we stock a wide range of tyres from leading manufacturers including household names such as Toyo, BF Goodrich, Good Year, Bridgestone, Michelin, Dunlop and many others. Being an independent business, we are able to offer you unbiased personal advise to ensure that the tyres we supply best meet your needs. At our well equipped fitting centre we offer a professional tyre fitting and vehicle servicing service. All our staff are fully trained with many years of experience in the motor trade and our vehicle servicing is of the highest standard as you would expect. With our fully trained skilled mechanics we are able to offer a high standard of servicing and repair to any make or model of car, 4x4 or commercial vehicle. Due to the Governments Block exemption rules we can carry out full servicing on new vehicles without affecting the manufacturers warranty."

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Plymouth
Member since 30 October 2013
Plymouth

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Plymouth

Cooke Motors
Member since 02 March 2017
Plymouth

Cooke Motors is an independent local Plymouth garage offering the latest technology available to garages in Plymouth combined with excellent customer service and good old fashioned value for money. Cooke Motors are renowned for our approachability and our customers trust us to always assess their vehicle honestly and quote responsibly for repair.

At Cooke Motors our objective has always been to listen to our customers, understand your needs, then offer a service based on exactly what is right for you, the customer and your vehicle. The service that we offer reflects this process, whether it be the provision of courtesy cars, a drop off and pick up from work or home*, the time to explain the work carried out on your vehicle and our extremely competitive prices.

We can do anything a main dealer can do and our workmanship does not affect your manufacturer's warranty, we can carry out all your annual servicing, repairs and cam belt changes whilst maintaining your warranty and service history. These days, car owners are increasingly looking for an economical alternative to 'main dealers' who can offer the same expertise and technical knowhow at a personal level and at a fraction of the cost.

Cooke Motors offers a complete range of garage services for all car and van owners looking for a well organised, professionally run local independent Plymouth garage and MOT test centre. We provide full servicing including cam belts, fault diagnostics, all mechanical repairs on all makes of vehicle, electrical faults, air-conditioning, MOTs, brakes, clutches and much more.

A Gregory Service & Repair
Member since 06 September 2019
Plymouth

Mot testing station
Any vehicle repairs
Air conditioning service
Brakes
Clutches
Cambelts
Servicing
Tyres
Remapping
Recovery

Snows Toyota Plymouth
Member since 06 November 2015
Plymouth

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.

Fix Auto Plymouth
Member since 23 July 2018
Plymouth

Fix Auto Plymouth has built a solid reputation in accident repair, consistently keeping pace with an ever changing industry. Although the company has grown in size and joins an international network, it still maintains a family atmosphere and we are proud of our simplified claims process with your insurer, our quality commitment and our Fix Auto guarantee all combine to ensure your peace of mind.

Victor Barry Tyres
Member since 26 January 2017
Plymouth

Victor Barry Tyres was first established in 1976. At that time we only had one tyre location, based in Plymouth.

Now in 2015 we can happily boast three more branches, making a total of four successfully operational branches.

We have TWO TYRE DEPOTS, one based in Coxside and the other based in Plympton. The other remaining two branches are fully operational Mechanical Depots. Once again, one based in Plympton, right next door to the tyre depot. The other, fourth branch, is based in St Levans Road, Milehouse near the Dockyard. This branch is named Marlborough Service Station.

Our experience of the tyre industry spans nearly 40 years. Our service is based on trust, knowledge and experience and, of course, highly competitive pricing.

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Respraying in Plympton

Car Respray Prices

The guide has been written to answer some of the questions you may have about Respraying your in Plympton. 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 Plympton 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 Plympton 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 15,176 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 Plympton;

  • 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 Plympton

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