Showing posts with label Honda. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Honda. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

1992 Honda Accord LX- Overall paint job

 This customer came in wanting an overall paint job and a color change. The original color was unidentified but ultimately it was decided by the customer to change the color to "Gloss Grey" made by Sherwin Williams. He decided on using Enamel paint with a basic sealer and added our chip and scratch option to smooth out imperfections in the paint.  The color change helped make this older car look like new again! 


1992 Honda Accord LX before paint job at Almost Everything Autobody

1992 Honda Accord LX after Overall Paint at Almost Everything Autobody

1992 Honda Accord LX before paint job at Almost Everything Autobody

1992 Honda Accord LX after Overall Paint at Almost Everything Autobody

1992 Honda Accord LX before paint job at Almost Everything Autobody

1992 Honda Accord LX after Overall Paint at Almost Everything Autobody











Tuesday, July 12, 2022

1994 Honda Civic Revamp

This customer came in looking to paint their aftermarket parts that they installed to match their original paint job titled "Frost White".  This customer wanted to paint over the moldings, door handles and mirrors. Choosing to paint said parts the same color as the car was a bold move worth making! 

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1994 Honda Civic Aftermarket parts prior to paint job by Almost Everything Autobody

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1994 Honda Civic "Frost White" Paint Job from Almost Everything Autobody
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1994 Honda Civic Aftermarket parts prior to paint job by Almost Everything Autobody
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1994 Honda Civic "Frost White" Paint Job from Almost Everything Autobody

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1994 Honda Civic Aftermarket parts prior to paint job by Almost Everything Autobody

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1994 Honda Civic "Frost White" Paint Job from Almost Everything Autobody

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

2005 Honda Civic Si Revamp

2005 Honda Civic Si with new Championship White paint job from Almost Everything Auto Body.
A young driver and his parents wanted his first car to be something a little special. So they took a nice Honda Civic Si that was looking a little old and made it look new. The Honda Championship White paint is a nice touch and a tribute to Honda's first Formula 1 victory in 1960.

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Microchecking paint and rust on roof prior to repairs at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Faded, peeling Honda Civic prior to repairs & paint at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Honda Civic after repairs & paint at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Honda Civic before complete paint job at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Honda Civic after complete paint job at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Honda Civic SI before color change at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Honda Civic SI after color change at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Oxidized paint before overall paint job at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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After overall paint job at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Honda Civic Si before overall paint job at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Honda Civic Si after overall paint job at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Faded paint on Honda Civic Si before respray at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Honda Civic Si after respray at Almost Everything Auto Body.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

2012 Honda Civic Collision Repair

2013 Honda Civic with auto body damage before repairs at Almost Everything Auto Body.

We replaced the fender and mirror and fixed the dent on the door. We often explain to customers what the difference is if we repair vs. replace a part. In this case, the customer was paying for repairs themselves. Replacing the fender resulted in a better quality repair and also cost less than trying to repair it. On the other hand, it was far less expensive to repair the door than to replace it. Feel free to ask us why you should choose one option over the other. We always provide honest recommendations from both a quality and cost perspective. If an option is both better quality and less expensive, that is the option we will always recommend.

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2013 Honda Civic before collision repairs at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Damanged fender, mirror and door on 2013 Honda Civic before repairs at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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New fender, mirror and repaired door on 2013 Honda Civic at Almost Everything Auto Body.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Scraped Bumper Repair & Paint

Scraped bumper at Almost Everything Auto Body for repairs & repaint.

The bumper on this Honda CR-V was scraped. We disassembled the bumper, repaired the scrapes and restored the factory paint. The customer chose to also replace broken fog lights at the same time because most of the installation labor was already included in the disassembly of the bumper. It saved them about $100.

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Close-up of bumper scrapes before repairs at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Scraped bumper on 2013 Honda CR-V before repairs at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Bumper repairs on 2013 Honda CR-V at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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2013 Honda CR-V with repainted bumper and new fog lights at Almost Everything Auto Body.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

1995 Honda Accord with Microchecked Paint

Almost Everything Auto Body technician masking a car prior to paint.

This 1995 Honda Accord was still performing well when it came to us in 2019. But the paint looked like hell! The paint had develop a problem called microchecking. Over time microchecking leads to paint failure and rusting. It is characterized by small cracks (or "checks") in the paint. They look like lots of small razor cuts and are usually the result of temperature extremes. So it is common to first see the problem over the car's radiator where the paint experiences the most extremes of heating and cooling. The cracks allow water to get under the paint so metal body parts start rusting.

This post provides a very nice photo progression of the car going through sanding and masking processes in the shop.

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Stripping a car is a lot of work. This vehicle owner started then turned the job over to us when he realized how much more he needed to do.

During Sanding:
Microchecking paint has been remove to expose bare metal in preparation for repainting.

Masking Process:
1995 Honda Accord getting masking for paint at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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1995 Honda Accord with new paint job from Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Failed paint that was partially stripped by the owner before bringing the car to Almost Everything Auto Body.
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Honda Accord with Enamel, single-stage paint job from Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Microchecked paint that was partially sanded before the car was brought to Almost Everything Auto Body.

During Sanding:
Failed paint has been sanded to bare metal in preparation for repainting.

Masking Process:
Windows, lights and trim parts being masked prior to painting at Almost Everything Auto Body.

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Honda Accord with single-stage complete car paint from Almost Everything Auto Body.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Would You Drive 100 Miles to get Work Done on Your Car?

2004 Honda Civic before repairs at Almost Everything Auto Body.

We are always grateful (and sometimes astonished) at the distances some of our customers drive to work with us. This car was driven from Elk Grove, over 100 miles from us. The customer had done a lot of repairs himself and wanted us to just paint the car. We were happy to oblige. The customer chose our economical Enamel paint and to his credit, the results were quite good!

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2004 Honda Civic before complete paint job at Almost Everything Auto Body.
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2004 Honda Civic after complete paint job at Almost Everything Auto Body.
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2004 Honda Civic with primer & body filler showing.
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2004 Honda Civic after Enamel paint job at Almost Everything Auto Body.
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2004 Honda Civic with customer's own primer & body filler work.
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2004 Honda Civic with new Enamel paint job at Almost Everything Auto Body.
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2004 Honda Civic with customer's own primer & body filler work.
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