Don Garlit’s Drag Racing in Ocala Florida
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Normally the new cars require a primer sealer on the new sheet metal parts then a few coats of base color and 2-3 coats of high grade urethane clear coat to match the OEM finish . When we refinish the classic cars It can be a very different procedure with body work and multi coats of primer and blocking the primer to straighten the sheet metal .
Once the sheet metal is ready for paint Then the base coats are applied usually 4-5 coats of base and 3 coats of clearThen the car is sanded with 500 grit wet sand paper and 600 grit then an additional 3-4 coats of flow clear is applied ( look below )
I challenge you to ask yourself a question if you are spending the money ( or investing ) on Auto Paint in Cape Coral and Fort Myers
Give us a call or stop buy we have cars and trucks that we have Repaired and Restored all over the country .
Automotive Paints are very expensive and when you are looking to Refinish your car or truck you want to make sure the shop you chose will preform the proper prep procedures before spraying your car.
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Palm Beach Customs is a skilled and certified high quality auto paint workshop serving Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Naples, Charlote County in SWFL.
Below is just a small sample of the award-winning paint works we’ve done mostly on restoration projects. Feel free to browse our site and get in touch with us for more info.
Bring your Classic Car Hot Rod and Sports Cars To Palm Beach Customs. You will receive a Complete estimate and a Time Frame ( schedule ) to complete your Project .
The Owner John Russo Grew up in a Family Business That was quality and production orientated. This has allowed his team to produce over 500 completed restorations since the early days of 1980.
Sport Bike Custom Painting and Graphics is what your looking for on your next project or on your current bike? The crew here at Palm Beach Customs is ready to trick out your ride. You can either drop off your entire bike or give us the panels and we will take it from there. On this bike we went with red and silver with black and some beep red candy fades. Then we buried all the graphics with high solid House of Kolor urethane clear coat. Take a peek of the progress below and feel free to call us with all your questions for your project.
Here are some close ups of the different stages of graphics and striping.
The complete bike is a real show stopper with the sunlight beaming of the Kandys.
Sport Bike Custom Painting and Graphics at Palm Beach Customs bring your bike in and leave with a wild custom paint job to match your taste.
At Palm Beach Customs John Russo originally started his business with fleet and heavy equipment repair so you wouldn’t be surprised to see that Fleet Refinishing Services, Truck Lettering and Spray on Bed-liners are part of the menu at Palm Beach Customs School Buses, Fire Trucks, Police and local business. With a fresh look and Logo design to display the company Brand and Message feel free to check out the pictures below of Joe Capalbos Shore line Sanitation’s new roll off pumper truck. It is a real cool concept to utilize one truck for multiple jobs. Please give us a call for any Fleet Refinishing Services, Truck Lettering and Sprayon Bed-liners.
Looking for classic car or muscle car restoration services in South-West Florida? Consider this: Palm Beach Customs in Ft. Myers has a track record of over 500 restoration jobs since the early 1980s. When it comes to car restorations, this is the Go-To place. There are over 500 happy clients to vouch for this.
Classic car restoration services require considerable skills and insight to be successful. In fact vintage automobiles that are no longer in production can be worth a lot of money. The process involves repairing classic cars to restore back to its original condition. Such kind of restoration work involves:
Palm Beach Customs is dedicated to provide extensive vehicle restoration services, including classic car restoration works. Located in Fort Myers, our store offers parts and components to car owners that are difficult to acquire. There is also the inherent issue of wear and tear that exists with regular usage of automobiles which can be maintained by our service techs at work.
Muscle car and hot rod restoration offers you your dream car. These fuel guzzling monsters once used to rule the streets. In the age of engine efficiency, these muscle cars come to be known as classics. Such cars include both muscle cars and hot rods. Our specialists at Palm Beach Customs have still held on to the most popular muscle cars of that time. Not because it’s a classic but since its appearance and design is coming back in the cars today.
Order your muscle car restoration at our store we’ll get it restored for you. These cars require maintenance and proper care to ensure that they remain in good state for years to come. Restoring muscle cars like Ford’s Mustang to life can be performed by suitable mustang restoration. For many owners these restoration services become a necessity. Restoring this amazing American motoring icon to mint condition brings a smile to any car lover’s face, guaranteed.
Ever since its first year of production in the year 1964, the mustang body has allured many people. This two door classic muscle car has acquired great recognition and is considered one of the most popular vehicles around the world. Even the 57 chevy acquired immense accolades during this time which packed a real punch on the performance and mechanical front. It scores high points due to its style and design which was unseen previously. This new highly styled version of pickup trucks becomes the most recognized symbols of that time. At Palm Beach Customs we work on your car to restore to original or custom whichever you prefer.
In 1968 Ford Mustang got a body expansion which made it look massive with included features as well. However, by the time the 1970s had arrived, the Mustang could no longer be stated as the sleek elegant pony car it was originally styled to be. Our specialist service techs at Palm Beach Customs provide exclusive mustang car restorations and making the car of your dreams within your specified budget. Our range of services includes classic and antique car restoration, lettering, bedliners, collision repair works and more.
With over 500 car restorations completed for our customers since the early 1980s, consumers now have great choices in our services that have only evolved with time. In 2009, the new concept of the Camaro hit the big screen making a comeback in the movie “The Transformers”. In 2011, Camaro celebrated its 45th year in production.
Order your classic car or muscle car restoration from Palm Beach Customs. It’s your choice:
In United States peoples’ dream is to own a vintage car. There are many car lovers who tend to get these valuable possessions restored to enhance the performance and appeal. Getting your classic car restored is an extremely satisfying activity. Choosing the right assistance in the field becomes necessary to guarantee maximum pleasure, and with over 500 restorations, Palm Beach Customs is the best place in South West Florida for a car restoration job.
Please feel free to ask us any questions on your next car restoration project
Your car is your life on the road.
Up-to-standard repair work of your vehicle is literally a life-saver. This is why the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) offers training programs for collision repair technicians.
Palm Beach Customs in Ft Myers is a ASE Certified Repair Shop, because John Russo, the owner and head technician holds the ASE Collision Repair Technician certification.
John Russo has earned a specialty certificate in Structural Analysis and Damage Repair, which qualifies him as an ASE Collision Repair Technician. Coupled with hands-on repair experience since 1980, you can be absolutely sure that your car will be treated with complete professionalism, and the repair job will be to a like-new level.
Thanks to this formal education and experience, your vehicle will be repaired to factory specifications. This means you will have the car back to a pre-crash geometry of the suspension, which ensures your car will not "pull" to the left or right so you won't need to steer it back on track. Also, you will be worry-free because the repair procedure, all the welding and body-work will be done according to factory specifications, ensuring that the vehicle is structurally as sound as it was before the crash.
Palm Beach Customs in Ft Myers is the ideal repair shop for any collision work you may need for your vehicle. John and his colleagues will take great care of your car, and teat it with professionalism. You will get your car back in excellent, pre-collision state so you will be able to safely drive it for years to come.
This is how the ACE Certification looks. You can see it states that John Russo (the owner of Palm Beach Customs), is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence as a Certified Collision Repair Technician, with specialty in Structural Analysis and Damage Repair.
You will get the real expense of the damage
You will get highly professional autobody repair
Your car will be restored to a pre-collision state
You will be treated with due respect and attention throughout the repair process
So, don't hesitate. Rest assured that your vehicle will be repaired to factory specifications, and the paint job will be flawless, for a pre-crash looks of your car. If you are from Ft Myers, Palm Beach Customs is the best place to be for a collision repair. Please use the button below to learn how to go about the collision repair:
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