Posted on 3/11/2019 2:19 PM By Minnetonka Collision
It happens to everybody sooner or later. You walk out to your car and notice there is a dent, scratch, or rust in the paint job. As irritating as this is, you may find yourself asking if it’s worth it to fix the dent. Although much of your decision will depend on the age and condition of your car, there are other factors you should consider. Below, we take a closer look at dents, cuts, and rusts, and why you need to fix them.
Posted on 2/4/2019 8:06 AM By Minnetonka Collision
Paintless dent repair (PDR) is a method we use for removing small dents, scratches, and dings from your car. This technique is especially useful for eliminating hail damage dents from the metal panels of your vehicle. Minnetonka Collision Center specializes in paintless dent repair for cars, trucks, and SUVs. If you have a small dent anywhere on your automobile, bring it to our auto body shop, and we can smooth the surface out in no time.
Posted on 11/19/2018 10:11 AM By Minnetonka Collision
If you love your car and want to get as much mileage as you can out of it, then maintaining a new appearance is just as important as fixing what is under the hood. Minnetonka Collision can revitalize your car’s new shine and give it a fresh paint job as you take it into the next 100,000 miles.
Posted on 8/6/2018 7:22 AM By Minnetonka Collision
Minnetonka Collision can help you beautify your recent used car purchase. When you bring your vehicle into our service center, we can inspect the paint job and make necessary improvements. Contact us today for a quote.
Posted on 6/18/2018 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
When your vehicle needs a paint job choosing the right auto body shop can make all the difference in the world. A true professional will match the right type and color of paint for the make and model of your vehicle. There are many different types of auto body paints such as acrylic lacquer paint which is used exclusively for luxury cars. Car manufacturers such as a Rolls Royce and Jaguar use an acrylic lacquer paint that has a glossy finish which is quite elegant. However, this type of paint can fade easily.
Posted on 10/9/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
Hailstorms can cause some significant damage to your vehicle in a very short period. When it happens, it can catch you off-guard. So what do you do after your car has been pelted by hail? Here is our step-by-step guide to help you.
Posted on 8/21/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
A storm can cause a lot of damage to your vehicle. Hail can leave dings and dents in the car, high water levels can damage water underneath the carriage of the car, and debris flying around in high winds can chip, crack or break your windows...the list goes on. If your car has been through a storm and you suspect there may be damage or you can see the damage, you may be wondering what steps a collision center, such as Minnetonka Collision in Plymouth, MN, takes to ensure all of the damage is spotted and repaired. Here are the steps that are followed when checking for and repairing car storm damage:
Posted on 1/9/2017 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
If your vehicle has blemishes that make your car or truck look like a wreck, or that are causing people to stare, it’s time to visit a collision repair shop. These professionals specialize in cosmetic enhancements that’ll breathe new life into your vehicle. Dents, scratches, broken windshields, and even full paint jobs are among the top services for cosmetic problems.
Posted on 11/21/2016 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
There is a certain allure to buying a new car. Whether it is that new-car smell or the look on your neighbor’s face when you pull into the driveway, buying a new car can bring about a variety of emotion. Not the least of which is remorse.
Posted on 10/24/2016 4:00 AM By Minnetonka Collision
There are many reasons why the paint may need to be touched up on your car. You may have had one spot where paint was peeling, you may have had rust in one area, or you may have had to have a dent pulled, that ruined the paint. Regardless of why you need a paint touch up, it is important that the color of the touch up paint perfectly matches the color of your existing paint. If it does not, the area that was touched up will stand out like a sore thumb. If you have never had the paint touched up on your car, you may be wondering how color matching is done. Here are a few different ways that color matching is done when touching up a vehicle.