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    Are Bodyshops losing their 'spark'??

    has anyone else had problems with bodyshops?

    recently i have been browsing most bodyshops around my area to see if they can give me a quote for getting the car done.

    thinking it would be a great job to take on i wouldn't find it hard to get someone willing to do it??.... i was wrong

    i've had a few companies turn round and say 'its too much work'!!!!

    c'mon.. too much work.. thats what you all do for a living??

    aparently a whole car respray is a big no no these days
    dunno why.

    has anyone else had problems with bodyshops?

    i think they are beggining to lose their spark for their work..

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    When I looked at getting some work done it was like "well if it hasn't got primer on then we won't do it." If you say you want something out of the ordinary they look at you like your head just rotated around 360degrees.

    Is the VXD done yet Steve? Any updated piccies?
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    Ask MatG about his bodyshop experiences

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    The one I use in Dartford are great... Panic motorsport, they are cheap too
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    Sorry to say but this is the tuning/modifying industry as a whole imo at the moment. Anthing out of the ordinary and its frowned upon big style.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jam View Post
    Is the VXD done yet Steve? Any updated piccies?
    Nope not yet, but i am looking to get it booked in as soon as possible, and when i say as soon as possible i mean when someone decides they want to take on the work lol

    Yeah i've noticed it with everything lately, when start asking questions about how things can be changed everyone goes in panic mode.

    last month i got in touch with a company to make me something from scratch and they didn't even reply to my emails :O

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    there is a place next to me that do custom paint jobs and arent badly priced plus also get a LIFETIME garantee.

    Could you not just travel down here with your car mate.

    check these out here

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    Sorry, but we have got a few around here will take anything on, they are into the modifying scene though, so it helps them, and word gets a bout that they are prepared to get the job done right.

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    Who have you tried Steve?
    Scottish Member? Have a peep at our Region For tints or wraps Click Here!!

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    Try the 1 man shops based in funny areas, talking about 2k and a week around here.

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