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Old 06-24-14, 01:47 PM   #1
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Exclamation Any good body shops in South Bay?

I have this really good auto body shop down the street from my house, however the guy told me he doesn't do after market installations.

Do any of you (or if you can do it personally) know of any good body shops that will do the following for a reasonable price?

1. I ordered the black pearl emblem/badges for my 2014 Lexus IS 350 F-Sport. I need a place that will professionally install these because I just don't trust myself with it since I don't have experience with it.

2. I'm going to order a rear diffuser body kit in the coming weeks and want a body shop that is familiar with Lexus vehicles and/or after market mods.

I'd greatly appreciate any help or advice!
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Old 06-24-14, 04:55 PM   #2
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I'm surprised they won't change the emblems or diffuser. Those are easily changed..

I would call my local Lexus dealer and see who they use
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Old 06-25-14, 07:14 AM   #3
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bring it to Platinum VIP. they re very familiar with lexus in and out. i know u asking for around south bay, someone here live in san diego and went to platinum VIP for his car needs, it will be well worth it.
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This isn't a vouch, but I have been researching shops in the Southbay to help me out on my near future build of my 3GS. The 2 names that keep on coming up are Status Autoworks in Gardena and 168 Motoring in Torrance. Like I said, I have no first hand experience with these 2 shops, but I will probably contact them soon.

Let me know if you do contact them and your experience if possible. Cheers.
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Old 06-25-14, 12:26 PM   #5
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here is one in gardena, ca
Western Autobody
17001 S Western Ave,
Gardena, CA 90247
(310) 329-6920
http://www.yelp.com/biz/western-auto-body-gardena
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I whole heartedly recommend "First Class Autobody" in Harbor City. All my experiences with them have been great (going back 5 years to present). I've used them on my 4Runner and most recently on my 2014 RX. They are a family run business that's honest and does amazing work. The shop is super clean. Talk with Oscar and he'll take care of you.

http://1stclassab.com/

http://www.yelp.com/biz/first-class-...dy-harbor-city

Good Luck!!
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This isn't a vouch, but I have been researching shops in the Southbay to help me out on my near future build of my 3GS. The 2 names that keep on coming up are Status Autoworks in Gardena and 168 Motoring in Torrance. Like I said, I have no first hand experience with these 2 shops, but I will probably contact them soon.

Let me know if you do contact them and your experience if possible. Cheers.
Used to go to status when it was in Hermosa Beach. Cool guys. Last I heard (4-5 years ago) they moved out to Westminster? Their facebook page says permanently closed though https://www.facebook.com/pages/ViP-S...SA/36019630465
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