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Experience of F.B. Coachworks, East Molesey for GRP Repair?

PostPost by: Stevie-Heathie » Sat Jul 02, 2016 11:16 am

Just around the corner from me is F.B. Coachworks. I'm thinking about using them following my "Oh Bother" moment yesterday http://www.lotuselan.net/forums/lotus-chassis-f36/bother-t37475.html.

The chap there says they are very experienced in GRP repairs, and I did spy an Elise in the workshop (as well as an E-Type and a Roller). They have a terrible website http://fbcoachworks.com/Portfolio.php which I actually quite like - it appeals to my old school sentimentalities: "These guys repair cars first, build websites second" :-).

Before I commit my pride and joy into their hands I thought I'd just check if anybody on here has used them before.

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PostPost by: foxoles » Sat Jul 02, 2016 5:26 pm

"These guys repair cars first, build websites second"


Perhaps they shouldn't build websites at all - leave it to the experts, after all they are asking us not to do our own repairs but to leave it to the experts?.
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PostPost by: LaikaTheDog » Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:57 am

The website is retro, It's like the very first generation. I am surprised the number doesn't start with 01.
Does it need any more ? Then it needs maintaining!
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PostPost by: Stevie-Heathie » Fri Jul 22, 2016 5:30 pm

Just closing the loop folks. Collected the Elan from this morning and they did a good job at a reasonable price. Friendly, family run. Recommended.

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