Magic Pen for Car Scratches: Do They Really Work?

Everyone loves an easy fix to a small problem. That’s exactly why there is a market for things like Magic Pens for car scratches. The claim is that these little instruments fix car scratches by simply pressing the tip of the pen into and along with a scratch and the scratch disappears, like magic. But… is it too good to …

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How to Tell If a Car Has Been in an Accident

If you are in the market for a car, there’s a good chance you are not going to be the first owner. Unless you are buying directly from the manufacturer, you are going to have to navigate the world of private sales. With this, there is always a risk that someone is going to try and take you for a …

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Can Auto Body Shops Match Paint?

If your vehicle has been in an accident or has gained some dents and scratches from the joys of driving in Vancouver, you might be eager to get it restored to its original condition. And while the damage might be easy to fix, what about the paint job? Will you ever be able to get it back to its original …

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Trending Car Colors in 2019

Tastes change and trends come and go, in every industry and affecting every part of our lives. And car paint colours are no exception. We might think that our taste and style is completely independent and solely based on our unique individual whims, but we are often influenced in ways we don’t realize. Style trends are heavily researched and predicted …

Bird Poop Car Paint Damage

*** Please NOTE: We do not recommend you try this at home. We are not responsible for any damage done to your vehicle, please consult a professional *** Are you one of those lucky people that no matter what, every time you wash your car, within minutes, the birds have left a not so lovely gift for you? It’s like …

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Painting Your Car vs. Wrap: Pros and Cons

Are you thinking about giving your car a fresh new look? Maybe changing the exterior of your vehicle? And why not? Instead of getting a whole new car, why not give your old car some new life? You have two main options: a car wrap or a new paint job. Car wraps have been around for a while now. Originally, …

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Car Painting Tips: How to Protect Your Car’s Paint

Summertime in Vancouver is a great time to see beautiful cars driving up and down the roads. Classic cars, new sports cars and everything in between, now is the time people like to show off their wheels. Grandcity Autobody Shop wants to provide you with the best car painting tips. Even if you don’t have the nicest car on the …

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What Causes Discolouration and What Can I Do About It?

Everyone loves the look of a new car, or even an older car that’s been well taken of. Heads turn when there is a shiny and sleek vehicle on the road, especially one with a perfect paint job. To keep a car in mint condition, a vehicle is usually kept in a garage. But in a place like Vancouver, not …

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Car Dent Repair: Should You Fix That Dent Yourself?

One of the realities of driving in a city like Vancouver is that your car or vehicle will probably get dented at some point. With the crowded streets and parking lots that cram as many vehicles as possible, dents almost seem inevitable. If you are in the unfortunate position of finding a dent on your car or truck, there are …

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How Much Does It Cost to Paint a Car?

Is The Cost To Paint A Car Expensive If you’ve been the proud owner of your car for a few years (or decades!), you have probably started to notice that there is a fair amount of wear and tear showing inside and outside of your vehicle. While this is certainly to be expected, it is rarely welcome. Things like nicks, …