Body Damage Repair

Full body repairs

We take great pride in our smooth and seamless body repairs. We repair rust damage, collision damage, bumps and bruises. Don’t believe us? Check out a few of our recent projects and see for yourself. Whether it’s a dented hood, a rusted fender, or something far more serious, we can repair your car’s body damage.

'78 MGB body damage
This ’78 MGB was in a collision that damaged both the front and rear ends. We successfully repaired the damage and took the opportunity to convert the car to a chrome bumper, returning it to its former glory and then some.

1978 MGB body damage

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The car as it came to us.

TR4 front clip repair
This TR4 came in with significant damage to both front fenders and the front panel from a front end collision. However, we were able to repair it all by fabricating replacement parts and seamlessly welding them in place of the damaged sections.

The Original Damage

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The entire front end of this TR4 suffered heavy damage from a collision. Here, the damage to the wheel arch is plainly visible and fairly severe.

MGA 1600
This MGA is an excellent illustration of the value of our recently acquired MGA body jig from Eclectic Motorworks in Holland, Michigan. This specially fabricated jig is designed to meet the body specifications of MGAs precisely. As Carl Heideman, owner of Eclectic Motorworks said, this jig “picks up over 60 dimensions of MGA bodies and chassis, offering tighter tolerance and greater accuracy than the factory ever could.”

MGA 1600 Body Repair

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64 MGB 15,000 Original Miles
This particular MGB exemplifies why Colorado is such a great environment for vintage cars. It was crashed only 15 months after it was built, then stored and forgotten for nearly forty years. It has very low mileage and a great many shining examples of originality (factory wax pencil marks inside the doors, original sound deadening material in the cockpit, etc) that many people have never seen. We decided to take an exacting approach to its restoration, trying to maintain exactly the original character of the car. From meticulous photographic documentation of every aspect of originality to matching the factory spot welds, we strove to match the factory’s work as close as possible. The end result speaks for itself.

Right Inner Fender

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The right front corner took the brunt of the damage.

Jaguar XK140 Body Repair and Paint
This rust-free Jaguar XK140 required extensive body repair and internal parts fabrication.

Jaguar XK140 body repair and paint

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MGA Front End Repair
When a car’s front end is as damaged as this one, it looks nearly unrepairable. Here at Sports Car Craftsmen, however, we aren’t so quick to give up hope. Using our frame puller and the expertise of our fabricator Chris, we managed to repair this highly injured MGA, getting it back to its original appearance in no time.

MGA Front End Repair

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MGA Mk II fender repair
This MK II MGA came to us with significant damage to the front right fender, as well as other damage to the right door and rear fender. But all hope was not lost! Using both brain and brawn (our frame puller served as a pinch-hitter in this case) we managed to straighten the frame, replace the damaged body panels, and repaint the whole thing, with no one the wiser.

MGA Mk II fender repair

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