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Old 01-28-2012, 01:31 PM
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Strike two on a body shop...

Hello, all..
I'm in the process of trying to find a body shop to fix some rust and paint my 75 F 100.. problem is that the first place I tried it a small shop, and is currently swamped.. second place has steered away from that and is focused on collision stuff.
I live near Clarion, PA, and any tips would be great

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Check with your local Vo-Tech school
my old tech school took peoples cars in and fixed them and painted them, its not expensive either, if i remember correct you only pay for supplies...just a thought
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if that dont work, look in your phone book for different body shops in the area, or do a search online for different shops in your area, and go from there
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A lot of shops I talked to when I had my Explorer shied away from rust work as they said "they can't guarantee it lasting"...like Shane said try a Vo-Tech school and keep pinging shops...someone is bound to want the work...
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A Vo Tech School would be more then happy to have it since they are teaching the kids to fix that kind of stuff, so it would be a great learning oppurtunity
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Yeah, thanks again for the advice. I think I may have found such a person today. I live next to a gas station (convenient, huh?) and the guy that works there gave me a phone number of the person who works on the owner's classic cars.. He took my number, and we are planning on meeting up on Thursday or Friday of this week.
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good thing I was almost out of gas in my car today.. LOL
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Lol well you know what they say...expect the unexpected, glad you found someone, and hopefully it works out for you!
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If u dont find some one to do it I love working on them old truck as u can see I got a sweet one
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