Chroming automotive parts has become very expensive in recent years and although spray on chrome has been around for a number of years the end result is never that close to real chrome and often looks more like polished steel … Continue reading →
As long standing members of local VW club Wolfsburg Weed Huggers we were asked to make some trophies for the show and shine at their second Lazy Day event held in June 2013. This seemed like a great excuse to … Continue reading →
The other week I was trawling through Ebay to see if any parts where available for our projects and I found an advert for a Citroen DS that was being broken in West Drayton. Upon phoning the number I found … Continue reading →
The Renault Alpine A110 was a popular choice of rally car in the late 60’s to early 70’s this particular car was used by the Gendarmerie and Renault as a test bed for development concepts. Our client has owned his … Continue reading →
Just to let you know we now accept Visa and Mastercard Payments. There is 2.75% surcharge for card payments below £1000 and 1.5% surcharge for payments over £1000. We also accept bank transfer and cash. Cheques can be used but … Continue reading →
Toms goal was to have his Beetle ready for the 2013 Volksworld show. Although the beetle only had our standard finish the paint work did come out great. After we finished the paint job Tom set about the rebuild and … Continue reading →
This Karmann Ghia cabriolet was bought to us for a respray but as with all good paint jobs the car needed some restoring first. Being a cabriolet the body does not have the strength of it’s coupe counterpart and … Continue reading →
This will be an on going blog so please excuse the incomplete article…. Due to the unique way the Citroen DS/id range is constructed we will detail some of the more unusual body elements that take some figuring out to … Continue reading →
One body shell for painting, modifying (to fit narrow beam) and a lot of repair work to the bolt on panels. All the panels on this Beetle are original or reclaimed. The body shows no sign of welding work and looks extremely original. Continue reading →
Painting a custom VW bug based Baja using an old conversion as the basis with subtle body kit modifications, Metal flake paint designs and hand written sign writing in spun gold leaf. Continue reading →
A couple of examples of repair work carried out recently by The Paint Shop Pros on classic vehicles where colour matching and spray blending has been essential to achieve an invisible repair. Continue reading →
Dennis Downs. with over 45 yrs experience in panel beating and spraying he has worked for Rolls Royce and the Royal house hold amongst others. There is no such thing as a panel he cannot repair. He is our pro painter and master of body work.
Gavin Downs BA – With a background in Art & Graphic Design Gavin has an eye for the visual that he transcends to the automotive world. Gavin and his father spent many summers working together on various project cars, each project gave them time together with father teaching son the trade.
Adam – every company should have an Adam. Adam started as an apprentice and has developed a wealth of skill. showing a particular penchant for panel fabrication. He is also a good prep hand and is proficient in Mig, tig and oxy welding. Infact apart from paint application he has got it covered.
James – Having trained in the high volume turnaround accident repair industry James knows how to turn out consistently good results. He is also a fantastic paint finishers.
After nearly a year and half, two industrial units some odd new concepts in mobile spraybooths and considerable investment The Paint Shop Pros specialist paint and bodyshop is finally operational and ready to accept bookings for body and paint work … Continue reading →
To make life easier for you we have made the move over to true HVLP technology. Commonly available HVLP guns (conversion guns) are designed to run on compressors these are not true HVLP, True HVLP runs from a Continue reading →