Oliver Tate

  • Fixed Body Truck Side Wall Repair Case Study

    Fixed Body Truck Side Wall Repair Case Study

    This van came into us for an urgent repair, as it was going to Belgium in 2 days time. We had to dry the damaged area out, repair the sidewall from the inside and outside. Once repaired we had it painted and back with the customer the next working day, ready for its trip to…

  • MAN Truck Lower Body Panels, colour change Case Study

    MAN Truck Lower Body Panels, colour change Case Study

    The owner of this truck wanted to colour code the lower textured cab panels with the rest of the cab. This involved tipping the cab and removing all of the panels, before repairing, priming and painting them. Once fitted back on the truck the transformation was complete. In addition to these panels we also prepped…

  • Luton Van Case Study

    Luton Van Case Study

    This van had damage to the nearside cab cone and nearside front wheel arch. The repairs took 2 working days and were completed at the customers site.

  • DAF Truck Punctured Cab Case Study

    DAF Truck Punctured Cab Case Study

    This skip truck came to us because the O/S rear cab roof had been punctured and torn. The repair involved stripping the cab, removing the window glass, welding the torn metal and plating it from the inside before completing the cosmetic repair. The truck was with us for 2 working days.

  • Transit Custom Rear Loading Doors Case Study

    Transit Custom Rear Loading Doors Case Study

    This van came in with several areas of damage on both rear loading doors. From metal work to polishing this van was delivered back to the customer within 2 working days.

  • Mercedes Sprinter Case Study

    Mercedes Sprinter Case Study

    This van had damage in several areas, including dents to the bonnet, N/S sliding door (mid and lower), N/S sill panel in front of rear axle and N/S quarter panel. The repairs were completed at our customers site and took a day and a half.

  • DAF Fixed Body Rear Step Fabrication Case Study

    DAF Fixed Body Rear Step Fabrication Case Study

    This truck came into us with a severely corroded rear access step. As you can see from the photos we removed all the corroded metal and fabricated new metal work and welded into place. A new catch plate was welded in along with additional bracing to provide extra strength. The repairs were completed within 1…

  • Transit Custom Roof Panel Replacement Case Study

    Transit Custom Roof Panel Replacement Case Study

    This van had been returned to our customers site with a badly damaged roof panel. It appeared that someone had been walking on it and the panel was beyond economical repair. Following authorization to carry out the repair we collected the van from site and completed the repair at our commercial bodyshop facility. The roof…

  • DAF Truck O/S Cab door Case Study

    DAF Truck O/S Cab door Case Study

    This repair involved stripping the door card and removing the handle before working the metal and completing a cosmetic SMART repair. This job took half a day and was completed at the customers site.

  • Scania Truck O/S Cab door Case Study

    Scania Truck O/S Cab door Case Study

    This lorry door had been caught by a trailer and pushed right in. We were able to attend site and repair and paint the door within one working day, the truck was back out on hire the following day.

  • VW Crafter Case Study

    VW Crafter Case Study

    The N/S quarter panel on this van had been ripped open and along with the N/S sill panel and Sliding door needed replacing. Once we had received authorization from the customer we were able to complete the repairs and deliver back to the customer within 7 working days.

  • Transit O/S/R D pillar and Quarter Case Study

    Transit O/S/R D pillar and Quarter Case Study

    This vehicle came to us with a variety of damage on it, including O/S rear loading door and various minor dents on other panels. As well as dealing with these we completed the repairs featured below, O/S rear D pillar and O/S rear quarter panel. These repairs were completed at the customers site and the…

  • Transit N/S/R D pillar Case Study

    Transit N/S/R D pillar Case Study

    A common type of damage for high top vans, this N/S/R D pillar required the metal working back into shape before a cosmetic repair was completed. This repair was completed onsite and in one working day.

  • Transit Tipper Break in Damage Case Study

    Transit Tipper Break in Damage Case Study

    This is a common type of damage. Thieves will drill or cut holes in door skins to access the door mechanisms. When repairing these we work the metal back to the correct shape, weld a plate to cover the hole and then cosmetically repair it. This type of job is completed at customers sites and…

  • Transit N/S Sliding Door Step Replacement Case Study

    Transit N/S Sliding Door Step Replacement Case Study

    This Transit 350 had a badly damaged N/S sliding door step that was interfering with the correct operation of the sliding door. We removed the old step and welded the new one into place. Once it was painted it was ready for its new floor and back with the customer.

  • DAF Fixed Body Repairs Case Study

    DAF Fixed Body Repairs Case Study

    This fixed body DAF truck came into us with gouges and a hole/rip in the N/S box panel, a damaged lower rail and a dented N/S cab door. After completing the cosmetic repairs and painting, the truck was returned to the customer as good as new.

  • Welfare Van Case Study

    Welfare Van Case Study

    This van came in having had a significant impact to the N/S roof panel and causing further damage to the upper quarter panel below. We replaced the N/S roof panel and cosmetically repaired the upper quarter panel. After painting the vehicle was valeted and delivered back to the customers site. The vehicle was with us…

  • HGV cab N/S quarter panel repair Case Study

    HGV cab N/S quarter panel repair Case Study

    We were asked recently if we could repair the damage seen below to the N/S quarter panel on the cab of this DAF truck. Once we stripped the interior away from the damaged panel we were able to start the repair process and work the metal back into shape. With some cosmetic finishing work to…