Smash Palace

New Zealand Classic Car - - Advertising Feature -

Smash Palace has been on the scene now for quite a few years and has turned out many stun­ning rides of showwin­ning qual­ity.

“We had one of ours win last week­end at the Hawke’s Bay swap meet. The owner was thrilled,” says shop owner Hamish.

Car restora­tion needs to be ap­proached as a project, and he says that, with this in mind, and know­ing the in­vest­ment that goes into these cars, Smash Palace lives by the old say­ing, ‘ if

ACE Panel and Paint pro­vides high-qual­ity car restora­tion to the whole Coro­man­del Peninsula and be­yond. The com­pany prides it­self on the qual­ity of work­man­ship, de­tails, and fo­cus it puts into each restora­tion project it works on — ACE Panel and Paint wants ev­ery restora­tion project to be as close to per­fec­tion as pos­si­ble when it leaves the shop.

Owner Bruce Haye has been in the panel and paint business for some 30 years — the first 10 years con­cen­trat­ing on smash re­pairs, then mov­ing onto the far more re­ward­ing restora­tion side of the business.

Fab­ri­cat­ing hard-to-find pan­els is one of ACE’S spe­cial­i­ties. It is cur­rently fab­ri­cat­ing Se­ries 1 Land Rover fire­walls and be­spoke parts for ’35 Ford coupés for re­sale to other shops, such is the qual­ity of its work.

Ace’s tight team of four in­cludes a full­time me­chanic and auto elec­tri­cian, to en­sure all your needs are met.

Bruce and his team can do ground-up restora­tions, metal fin­ish and lead re­pairs, as well as all chas­sis fab­ri­ca­tions and en­gine trans­plants.

Body­mods 745 Te Rapa Road, Te Rapa Hamil­ton

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