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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:45 pm    Post subject: Colorado - Denver / Front Range Body Shop Recommendations Reply with quote

Looking for recommendations for a body shop in the Front Range area that is willing to take on panel replacement jobs - thus far I've had a hell of a time finding anyone who is willing to do the work. Any suggestions out there of shops that people have experience with? This is an insurance covered situation, so I'm not concerned on finding "a deal" as much as I'm concerned with "doing it right."

Thanks all.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Colorado - Denver / Front Range Body Shop Recommendations Reply with quote

I had the bodywork on my '76 Jeep Renegade done by Jimmy Poole at Jimmy's Customs north of Wellington, Colorado. He did a beautiful job for a very fair price.

Fair warning......if you are looking for a fancy urban body shop, this ain't it. Total redneck, loves guns and shooting at crap, shop is in the middle of nowhere somewhere by the Wyoming border. Lots of rattlesnakes, most with holes in 'em. He specializes in old car restorations, so not sure if he wants to deal with the headaches that come with insurance jobs. That said....Jimmy is a great dude, does very nice work and is as honest as the day is long. Check it out & good luck.

http://www.jimmyscustom.com/
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Colorado - Denver / Front Range Body Shop Recommendations Reply with quote

Hank's Auto Body has always had a great rep, but not sure what their current status is.

Sorry, if during my pinstriping days, I'd have ten worthy of referral.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Colorado - Denver / Front Range Body Shop Recommendations Reply with quote

Done... right?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=546554

Still holding up magnificently. Nobody better than Wheels of Time.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Colorado - Denver / Front Range Body Shop Recommendations Reply with quote

Colorado Yeti wrote:
I had the bodywork on my '76 Jeep Renegade done by Jimmy Poole at Jimmy's Customs north of Wellington, Colorado. He did a beautiful job for a very fair price.

Fair warning......if you are looking for a fancy urban body shop, this ain't it. Total redneck, loves guns and shooting at crap, shop is in the middle of nowhere somewhere by the Wyoming border. Lots of rattlesnakes, most with holes in 'em. He specializes in old car restorations, so not sure if he wants to deal with the headaches that come with insurance jobs. That said....Jimmy is a great dude, does very nice work and is as honest as the day is long. Check it out & good luck.

http://www.jimmyscustom.com/


Bookmarked. Looks like the kind of place one could trust a van to. I lived in Ft. Collins years ago and rode lots between there and Cheyenne.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:18 am    Post subject: Re: Colorado - Denver / Front Range Body Shop Recommendations Reply with quote

Thanks all for the tips - looks like as of now I'll be getting some help from Heart down at Evergreen Mountain Micros and learning how to do some of this myself which is really the goal
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