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Contact Auto Body & Paint Center 609 S Marshall Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020
Family Owned & Operated Since 1959

San Diego and East County's Best Value
in Auto Body Paint and Collision Repair Since 1959

Welcome to Gene Townsend Auto Body & Paint: La Mesa's Best Choice for Auto Body Services, Collision Repairs, Car Restorations, Vehicle Painting, & More Since 1959

Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint delivers the highest quality auto body and painting services available to La Mesa as well as cities throughout San Diego and East County. With our exceptional workmanship, lasting results, honest business practices, and fair rates, we have earned tens of thousands of satisfied customers since our doors first opened in 1959. Over our 50 years in business, we have earned an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, approval for direct repair by some of California's leading insurance companies, and five-star reviews on Yelp.

As a fully licensed, insured, and bonded auto body and paint shop serving La Mesa, we are your one-stop source for:

  • Auto body repairs
  • Collision repairs
  • Bumper repairs and replacement
  • Vehicle painting and finishing
  • Interior repairs
  • Glass and windshield replacement
  • Mechanical repairs
  • Custom car modifications
  • Tire and wheel replacements
  • Wheel realignments
  • Vehicle frame straightening
  • Vehicle restorations

All of these services are available for vehicles of every make and model and reasonable priced. Also, they're performed by I-CAR certified technicians, and we're confident that each and every one of our auto body services for La Mesa meet with the highest of quality, safety, and efficiency standards. It's why we back all of our work with a written warranty.

As a family owned and operated business, our one goal is to make our La Mesa clients happy. Accordingly, we do our best to reduce client inconvenience, and offer free, preliminary estimates, vehicle pickup and delivery service, shuttle service, insurance coordination, towing referrals, rental car assistance, and convenient appointment times. We also accommodate requests for early morning and evening vehicle dropoffs. To learn about our auto body and vehicle painting services for La Mesa, give us a call between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday or 8am and 12pm on Saturday at (619) 442-8807.

Learn More About Our Menu of Our Auto Body & Painting Services

Auto Body Services, La Mesa, CA - Car Collision Painting, Repair, and Restoration

When it comes to auto body service and repair, we get the job done right, the first time, everytime. That's because with over 50 years of industry experience, we are experts at auto body repair, paint, customization, and restoration. La Mesa customers can count on us to work on vehicles of all makes and models, as well as to provide them with timely service at reasonable rates. We are I-CAR certified and excel in all aspects of collision repair, painting, and restoration (this includes auto body parts replacement, frame realignment, dent removal, paint scratch removal, sheet metal repair, fiberglass repair, vehicle liquid and powder coating, and much more). Call today to learn more about our auto body services for La Mesa clients.

Affordable Collision Repair, La Mesa, CA - Computerized Color Matching, Dent Repair, Auto Body Repair

Because car accidents are stressful enough, we go above and beyond to make our collision repair process as stress-free and hassle-free as possible. By choosing Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint, La Mesa clients will enjoy customer-focused services, such as a streamlined insurance process, towing referrals, car rental assistance, free shuttle services, a comfortable waiting lounge, free estimates, and more. More importantly, we are I-CAR certified, so you can rest easy knowing that we have the expertise to repair your vehicle, no matter its make and model, according to the industry's highest standards for quality, safety, and performance. We can either work directly with your insurance company or provide you with cost-effective solutions to help those paying out of pocket keep theirs costs low. So give us a call today for all of your collision repair needs in La Mesa and beyond.

Auto Bumper Repair, La Mesa, CA - Paint/Paintless Plastic Bumper Repair for Dings, Scratches & More

Licensed, bonded, and insured Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint delivers some of La Mesa's best bumper repair services. From scratch and dent removal to complete bumper replacement, our bumper repair services are always flawless and affordably priced. With every bumper repair, we'll use the highest-quality auto body parts and paint and the industry's leading bumper repair techniques. We excel at working on both domestic and foreign cars, as well as plastic and metal bumpers. Call us today and learn more about our bumper repair services for La Mesa, California.

Award-Winning Car Restoration Services, La Mesa, CA - Corvettes & Other Classic Cars

Whether you are looking to enter an upcoming car show or want to restore a classic car for your personal collection, choose Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint. Our owner Gene has a long-standing reputation for delivering unparalleled Corvette restorations and modifications throughout La Mesa and San Diego County, and is even sought out by car enthusiasts as far as Nevada and San Francisco. That's because his restored cars have gone on to win very prestigious car shows, including the La Jolla Concours d'Elegance. His focus, skill, and years of experience make it possible for him to do some of the most detailed and difficult car restoration work, from exterior paint to interior upholstery. With his level of expertise, he is able to restore nearly any classic car in La Mesa and beyond. So call today to discuss your upcoming car restoration needs in La Mesa.

Car Painting Services for La Mesa Clients - 1,000 of Satisfied Clients, Lifetime Guarantee

For complete and partial car paint jobs, choose Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint. We have decades of experience, are dedicated to complete client satisfaction, and use the market's highest quality vehicle paints. We offer computerized color matching and use paints from Spies Hecker. This paint comes with a risk-free, transferable guarantee that assures our La Mesa clients that the paint we apply on their cars will not fade, lose color, or lose its topcoat. Our prices are also very fair and we participate in ongoing manufacturer trainings. So join our thousands of satisfied clients in and beyond La Mesa, and schedule your car paint service today.

Contact Us Today for All your Auto Body & Painting Needs in La Mesa

Gene Townsend Auto Body & Paint is open Monday through Saturday. We're located at 609 South Marshall Avenue, in El Cajon, California, and our phone number is (619) 442-8807. We welcome general inquires, as well as requests for preliminary estimates, and will happily discuss our extensive portfolio and qualifications. Contact us today.

Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint La Mesa - 91941, 91942, 91943, 91943, California
Area code (619, 858)
Trusted Auto Body Shop BBB Certified Auto Body Company

Other Services

  • Plastic / dash repair
  • Stereo replacement or repair
  • Upholstery repair
  • Exhaust replacement or repair
  • Tire and wheel replacement
  • Glass & windshield replacement
  • Mechanical repairs
Reviews

"I just want to thank Gene and David for the care and workmanship that was given to my family on our '85 El Camino! It's the little things that count most. This car has been in our family for 25 years and will be handed down to my sons. Again, thanks to all who took part.

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