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  1. BODYSHOP recs for minor rust on 95 840ci (based Ealing but happy to travel to save £s)

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Cross post from the 8 series forum as not sure which is most suited... Apologies if this is covered elsewhere but haven't had a lot of luck finding recent results. There's a few issues I'd like dealing with: NS rear quarter, little bubbling on arch, pillar up to left of rear window rust...
  2. 95 840ci - looking for a reasonable BODYSHOP for minor rust attack (based Ealing but happy to travel to save £s)

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Apologies if this is covered elsewhere but haven't had a lot of luck finding recent results. The car is essentially solid and looks great at a distance! Close up there's a few issues I'd like dealing with: NS rear quarter, little bubbling on arch, pillar up to left of rear window rust...
  3. Anyone used Yeovil Motor Company Bodyshop

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I need some panels on my E92 M3 sprayed. My local BM dealership is Westerly and they have Yeovil Motor Company Bodyshop in their group of companies. Has anyone used them and can advise on their service and ability to colour match. Richard
  4. Bodyshop Shropshire

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Does anyone have any bodyshop recommendations in the Shropshire area. Potentially looking at half a car respray with pearlescent paint. I'm super fussy as we all are when it comes to paint. This needs to be done correctly 1st time with zero defects ie dust in paint or overspray and perfect...
  5. 840 ci new owner, help with reliable and reasonable 8 friendly mechanic & bodyshop nr west london / home counties

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hello All, Hoping to be active here. Picked up my first 8 yesterday, '95 840ci metallic black. In basically sound order, but needs some light attention to keep things right for the future, so on the hunt for an 8 friendly garage and bodyshop around west London / home counties. ( I'm in...
  6. Body Shop recommendation in Kent

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hey guys/gals - Got some minor cosmetic damage that I need to have sorted in the Kent/Southeast London area. Can anyone recommend a trustworthy shop that can do the work? Much Appreciated! Erik
  7. Bodyshop recommendations in Norfolk? Anyone?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Ok so I have these two patches on the front and rear bumpers which need painting. I'm told to avoid mobile guys as they're not worth the money (sorry to any mobile paint guys - just what I've heard). I was thinking of attempting this myself if the cost were too high but I'd rather have it...
  8. Bodyshop recommendation request (Tyne and Wear / Durham)

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, can anyone recommend a good bodyshop for repair of my vehicle in the Tyne and Wear / Durham area. A bus crashed into it and the company are willing to foot the bill but I want to make sure the work is done properly and to a high standard. Thanks in advance.
  9. Bodyshop in London (East preferably) - Lacquer coming off

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey all. I have a bit of lacquer peel from a stone chip on my rear quarter panel of my 330i. It's around the size of a 5p piece and the paint is unaffected. 1. Can anyone recommend anywhere to get this fixed? 2. Any ideas how much this should cost roughly? Thanks!
  10. Bodyshop for Rust Repairs?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I've got a 2001 320i facelift model. It has a little bubbling on the rear arches and one rust spot the size of about a 5 pence piece. I'm tempted to take it to a bodyshop to sort it instead of having a go at sorting it myself. Any idea how much it'd cost to sort the issues out? I'm going to...
  11. Titan Silver Colour Match at BMW Approved Repairers/Body Shop

    General BMW Discussions
    Howdy, Can anyone with a 'Titan Silver' Car tell me what the colour match is like when painted at an approved (only) Body Shop. I'm toying with getting my 2010 E9x Bonnet and Front Valence painted as its badly stone chipped and been told that 'Titan Silver' needs blending into the wings. I'm...
  12. Fix arch rust, looking for good reasonable bodyshop in London

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi Guys, I recently went a local bodyshop to get a quote for repairing some rust on the drivers side rear arch. I don't really know what the going rate is for this job but think the estimate I was given is pretty expensive and was wondering if anyone knew any trusted places around London that...
  13. Bodyshop in East London

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Can anyone recommend a good bodyshop in East London? Thanks
  14. beemabuild bodyshop and repairs

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    So 2015 has been eventfull many years of trouble free ownership to get the 13yr old bad luck happen. So about 6 weeks ago some twat in a red left hand drive old bmw alpina b5 i think comes up the inside takes my wing mirror clean off, ok sorted he got me another one from B m R us bmw spares in...
  15. Looking for a good body shop in or around bracknell area

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Someone has hit my bmw on the front and has left some scratch marks and damaged the plastic. probably needs to be sanded down and body filler to be used!!! is there a good respectable workshop? not had much experience with them, and the experiences i have had I cant say have been very good.
  16. Vehicle repairs, refinishing and restorations in Crawley

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi I am part of a company in west Sussex called CTR. We are mainly a vehicle bodyshop but we also do restorations, refinishing, fitting of bodykits and insurance work. I own a 2005 M5 myself, also had an e39 M5, e34 535 and also an e30 323i. I love the brand so much ai ran two BMW s100rr's in...
  17. Car damaged - BMW Bodyshop or independent?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi All On my way home this evening several 'undesirables' were dropping bricks off a bridge and one of them hit my car on the bonnet. My car is an E90 3 series which will now need repairing. The bonnet will need the paint stripping and the damaged area filling and making look good. Can...
  18. poor repair,paintwork from bmw "approved" bodyshop

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, I picked my Bmw e92 up with 30 miles on it in april, last week discovered divers side side skirt had been resprayed, noticed it looked dull after i fully polished the car and upon inspection the paint felt rough, when the door is open you can see that the side skirt has not even been removed...
  19. stone chip bodyshop coachworks repair shop? Brighton Area?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi guys, I picked up my first 'Bimmer' yesterday, already in love with it! However it does have alot of stone chips, some of which have been poorly touched up in the past, im nervous of tackling it myself - does anyone know of a good bodyshop in the brighton area that would be woth a visit...
  20. Taylors Bodyshop Hull - are they any good?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, My car has been damaged by contractors at work and they have organised to have it repaired at Taylors Body shop in Hull. Does anyone know what their work is like? Good or bad? Would you take your car there? I was wanting Stratstone BMW Hull to do the work to ensure the quality, but their...
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