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Paint chip repair…

There are many terms that float around in any industry.  ‘Paint chips’ is one of those terms in my industry.  To me, paint chips are damage on your car caused by rocks or even sand. It’s almost always on the front of the car, although it can happen on the side or even roof.  …

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Bumper scrapes and what to do about them

The thing that I see the most is bumper scrapes, mostly from hitting high curbs. With a push over the years for MPG, manufactures lower the front bumpers closer and closer to the ground. It takes very little to damage your car – you are in essence, driving your car into the equivalent of sand…

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Summary of how to fix paint issues

A quick summary of how to get different types of car paint damage fixed. Peeling paint: All too often the clear coat on a car will weaken and start to peel off. This happens when a car is kept outside much of the time, or if a car is poorly resprayed. It seems to be…

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Where should you go, for which type of damage to your car??

Where should you go, for which type of damage to your car?? Go to the wrong place, and you might as well just open up your wallet and give them what you have, or drive away with your car looking much worse than it did. From my experience, many people immediately think ‘body shop’ as…

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Dr. ColorChip to the Rescue!

Dr. ColorChip to the Rescue! I have repaired over 30,000 cars – from Ferraris to Hyundais, from rare classics to old beaters. I have worked for car museums, car collectors, and for regular car owners who just want to drive a nice-looking vehicle. I love what I do and want to do my best for…

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Rock Chips and Their Flavors

The open road causes more damage to our vehicles than we would like. Debris gets kicked up by other cars speeding by, and sure enough, small particles, such as rocks and sand, slam their way into the front bumper. All chips can certainly be repaired, but some are an easier task than others. The easiest…

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Process for Scratch Repair

“It’s just a scratch.” That’s how people describe paint damage. Some will even buy a DIY kit, assuming they’ll fill the scratch in with some paint, and it’ll look as good as new. They are so wrong. Repairing scratches is completely different than paint chip repair. The reason why scratches are so difficult to repair…

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What is that on my car…

I’ve been asked to fix many different anomolies on peoples cars.  Some things are pretty obvious as to what they are, others… not so much. 1. Bug poop.  Not a very appealling subject, but it still needs be addressed.  😛  There are, of course, many types, but only a couple might be an issue on your…

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Schedule – come watch me work.

Monday – Allen Cadillac/Hyundai, Laguna Niguel Weseloh Honda, San Juan Capistrano Tuesday – Keyes Lexus, San Fernando Valley Galpin Jaguar, Aston Martin, San Fernando Valey Courtesy, Thousand Oaks Auto Mall Silverstar Cadillac, Chevy, Thousand Oaks Auto Mall Wednesday – Open for Private car owners Thursday – Circle Porsche, Audi, Long Beach Pacific Ford, Long Beach…

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