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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

I-CAR Certified Auto Body Shop in El Cajon: Collision Repairs, Bumper Repairs, Car Restorations, Car Modifications, and Vehicle Painting

Since 1959, Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint has focused on providing our El Cajon customers exceptional auto body and paint services. Our services include automotive painting, collision repairs, part replacements, frame realignments, bumper repairs, car restoration, and custom car modifications. To ensure that our El Cajon clients always receive the high-quality, reliable auto body and painting services they expect, we've invested heavily in developing a dedicated staff of experienced technicians. These technicians receive ongoing training from the manufacturers we work with and are certified by I-CAR (the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair), one of the most trusted auto technician training organizations in the country. Additionally, many of these technicians have worked with for over a decade and are expected to perform work that continuously meets the highest of standards.

Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint is a full-service, family-owned auto body shop in El Cajon, California. We have served thousands of residential and commercial clients throughout San Diego and East County over the last five decades and receive much of our new business through referrals. In fact, we maintain an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and frequently receive outstanding reviews on Yelp for our flawless workmanship and outstanding customer service. We can also provide our El Cajon customers with free estimates, shuttles, car rental assistance, towing referrals, vehicle pickup and delivery, multi-point vehicle inspections, car washes, and more. Call us today at (619) 442-8807 and learn more about our auto body and paint services.

Gene Townsend Auto Body & Paint
609 S. Marshall Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020

Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
We also welcome vehicle dropoffs outside of our normal hours.

Auto Body & Paint Services in El Cajon, CA

At Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint, we are fully licensed, bonded, and insured, and provide a written warranty on all of our auto body work. Even our car paint is backed by a lifetime warranty. Additionally, our owner (a respected car restoration specialist) personally surveys every car we work on before we consider it ready to be returned to the client. So keep reading to learn more about our auto body and paint services for customers in El Cajon and beyond, or give us a call.

Auto Body Services in El Cajon for Cars of All Makes & Models, Both Foreign & Domestic

At Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint, we stake our reputation on each and every auto body service we perform. That's why we use state-of-the-art frame measuring systems, computerized color matching, wheel alignment measuring tests, and other tools to achieve highly accurate auto body repairs, restorations, painting, and modifications. Experienced, knowledgeable, and I-CAR certified, we are able to provide superior auto body services that include glass and windshield replacements, plastic/dash repairs, upholstery repairs, exhaust system repairs, tire/wheel repairs, and mechanical repairs. We work with all makes and models of foreign and domestic vehicles, and are known for providing fair prices, honest advice, and outstanding customer service. Call us today to learn more.

Collision Repair in El Cajon, California

If you've recently been in a collision, bring your vehicle to Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint. With more than 50 years of auto body and paint experience, we are one of the best providers of automotive collision repair services in El Cajon--if not all of San Diego and East County. Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint is I-CAR certified, and can be trusted to excel at everything from dent removal to unibody repairs. We'll complete our repairs in a timely manner and do so without ever sacrificing quality or safety. Because of the quality of our work, track record for customer satisfaction, and honest business practices, we are also approved for direct collision repair by major insurance companies. For those working with an insurance company, we can help make the claims process as easy and convenient as possible; for those paying out of pocket, we'll offer cost-effective solutions to work within your budget. In both cases, we'll also help with towing referrals, rental car coordination, shuttles, and more. If you are in the El Cajon area, call today and make your collision repair process in El Cajon a smooth one.

Comprehensive Bumper Repairs in El Cajon, California

In business for more than 50 years, we provide El Cajon residential customers with comprehensive bumper repairs and replacements. We can repair and replace bumpers for any type of car, no matter the make or model. We correct dings, scratches, dents, punctures, scuffs, and cracks using the industry's leading bumper repair techniques and computerized color matching. If the bumper is beyond repair, we'll promptly order a replacement bumper and install it. Our bumper repair and replacement services in El Cajon comply fully with I-CAR standards, and ensure the highest level of safety and driveability. And, for individuals paying out of pocket, we are able to provide timely and cost-effective solutions that will ensure complete customer satisfaction.

Automotive Painting Services in El Cajon, California

As a family owned and operated business, we take pride in everything we do, from small paint corrections to custom paint jobs. That's why we rely on the market's leading automotive coatings from Spies Hecker, all of which are backed by lifetime guarantees. We also routinely participate in manufacturers trainings, ensuring we use the industry's latest vehicle painting techniques and tools. As such, we are able to use advanced, computer technology to achieve precision color matching and fading results by custom-blending all of our car paints. By doing so, we are able to consistently deliver some of the highest quality vehicle painting services in El Cajon. Call Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint today and enjoy not only a flawless, factory-grade paint finish on your vehicle, but also free estimates, great prices, and above-and-beyond service.

Award-Winning Automotive Restorations in El Cajon, California

Gene Townsend is El Cajon's best source of automotive restorations. Whether for a custom paint job of a sports car or the complete restoration of a classic car, our auto restorations have a reputation for producing award-winning results. In fact, our restored cars have gone on to win first place at the La Jolla Concours d'Elegance, a fiercely competitive car show that demands an obsessive attention to detail and workmanship quality. To achieve such results, we have had to invest heavily in training and ensure we stayed up to date on the latest restoration tools and techniques. We also have become experts at researching and tracking down high-quality, original parts, and matching our custom paint work to those once used by the car's original manufacturer. Moreover, we invite our El Cajon clients to stay involved with their car's restoration, offering them personalized service, giving them ongoing updates, and empowering them to make well-informed decisions according to their preferences and allowable budget. If you are interested, call today and tell us about your automotive restoration needs in El Cajon.

Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint El Cajon - 92019, 92020, 92021, 92022, 92090, California
Area code (619, 760, 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

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"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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