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Modern Car Restoration Questions
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(1178) I WILL BE TAKING DELIVERY OF THIS CAR IN SEPTEMBER, AND MOVING TO IPSWICH. I BELIEVE IT WOULD BENEFIT FROM A MACHINE POLISH AND SEALANT, AND THE DRIVERS SEAT COULD BE DONE BEFORE IT GETS TOO BAD. DUE TO WORK COMMITMENTS, WOULD IT BE POSSIBLE TO DELIVER TO YOU ON A SATURDAY AND COLLECT THE FOLLOWING SATURDAY? EXCELLENT WEBSITE! THANKYOU FOR YOUR TIME... [more]
(4584) Hi there, while reversing into a tight parking spot yesterday, I scraped the back left corner of my husband's car on a wall. Attached is one photo showing the whole area, then 3 photos showing the damage closeup... [more]
(4574) Good morning, I am considering selling my car (silver smart fortwo) and there are 3 areas of the car (front, back and side) that are scratched. Please see attached photos. Please note the side scratches are in the same vicinity as one another... [more]
(4368) How would you repair the scratch shown on the attached photos? It was caused by contact with the edge of a brick pillar and is on a metallic black Jaguar XF. My postcode is LE67 6PF Model: Jaguar... [more]
(4745) Rain has leaked pretty badly in the passengers side, rear foot well. I'm pretty certain the water is coming through the rear light fitting on the near side. I have no way of sheltering the car as it is parked on the street... [more]
(4595) Would it be possible to repair the damages in 3 places on the car: (i) tear at the back of the driver's seat and (ii) tears on the armrests in both back doors? Pictures attached. If so, how much would it cost... [more]
(4768) Hello We just bought this lovely old "Young timer" Volvo, and we are working towards bringing it back to it's past glory days. There are many things that needs fixing, but the main thing is to repair the two front seats(see pictures) The drivers seat is worst off but the passenger seat is also starting to split in the seems... [more]
(3585) I've just come across your website and am very interested in some of the services that are offered. In particular, I have issues with the following: *Damage to the interior plastic trim. *Stone chips to the bonnet and on roof... [more]
(4644) Hi there, I called this morning and have been penciled in for 8am tomorrow morning. I said I would send a photo to show the extent and double check it was possible and which service it will need... [more]
(4463) I took my car to an autatic carwash that have a D& S 5000 and it left hard black specks covering my car! It is worse on the front. I took it to a detail shop and the guy said it was like a hardened rubber specks and couldnt get it all off... [more]
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If you don't have a photo don't worry, you can still send us your question, just be aware that we may not be able to give you a good answer if we can't see what we are being asked about. If you can't supply a photo, please give us a description. You can also send us your photos and questions even if you have no intention of using our services. We don't mind at all!
Photo Tips - Try to get one good close up of any damaged area, and then one shot which clearly shows the location... try and get in the nearest 'landmark' like a wheel arch or headlamp. When taking photos of dents, try taking them from a distance and zooming in. Use the reflection of a wall or fence to help show the dents. If your camera has problem focusing on chips or scratches, stick a piece of tape next to the damaged area and focus in on that, this will also help us get an idea of scale. When sending us photos of wheels, send us examples of the worst of the damage and one full picture of the face of the wheel so we can see what kind of finish it has.
The more information we have, the easier it is to answer! So you can include information such as the age of your car, and even your location - after all we might be able to recommend somebody closer.
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