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356 Restoration

#1 Post by Robert Nio » Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:08 pm

I need a recommendation for a good and honest 356 restoration shop in southern CA. I have a 1962 S-90 and the person performing the work decided to retire. The car is 85% done. Paint, bodywork and interior have been completed.
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Re: 356 Restoration

#2 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:59 pm

A few come to mind in no particular order: Shane (Jim) East, Louis Paras, John Willhoit, Jim Gordon. I have not used any of them for body & paint. I used Hung Luu Auto Body in Azusa. I'm sure others will weigh in with their suggestions.

Mike
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Re: 356 Restoration

#3 Post by Ron LaDow » Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:46 pm

Sounds like it's largely reassembly.
You could try Ed at Klasse in Torrance, Scott's Independent in Anaheim, or Jack Staggs in San Clemente.
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Re: 356 Restoration

#4 Post by Jay Wiener » Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:09 am

Where in So Cal are you located?

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Re: 356 Restoration

#5 Post by Robert Nio » Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:23 pm

Mike Wilson wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:59 pm
A few come to mind in no particular order: Shane (Jim) East, Louis Paras, John Willhoit, Jim Gordon. I have not used any of them for body & paint. I used Hung Luu Auto Body in Azusa. I'm sure others will weigh in with their suggestions.

Mike
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Re: 356 Restoration

#6 Post by Robert Nio » Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:24 pm

Ron LaDow wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:46 pm
Sounds like it's largely reassembly.
You could try Ed at Klasse in Torrance, Scott's Independent in Anaheim, or Jack Staggs in San Clemente.
Thank you!

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Re: 356 Restoration

#7 Post by Mike Wilson » Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:07 pm

Glad to be of help, Robert. Keep us posted.

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