LAR Panelbeaters / Lehlobo Autobody Repairers

Panel Beaters in Midrand, Halfway House , Gauteng , South Africa

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Lehlobo’s Trading Enterprise CC t/a Let investment that most people make and it is inevitably a traumatic event that brings our clients to us.

It is with this in mind that we endeavor to provide a service which will not only take the discomfort out of the experience but also leave clients impressed.

hlobo Autobody Repairers was establidhed in 2013, is a panel beating & spray painting company capable of conducting Non-structural and Major Structural Repairs and the facility is accredited by RMI, MIBCO and SAMBRA. Our Workshop is situated at 709 Richards drive, in Midrand Gauteng.

Lehlobo Autobody Repairers is an Exempted Micro Enterprise level 1 owned by Mr Motsaka Ledwaba. Mr Ledwaba is responsible for the overall Management, financial, administrative and governance matters in the business.

We are a committed team of professional individuals who are passionate about friendly and accurate service. We understand that motor vehicle is usually the second largest investment that most people make and it is inevitably a traumatic event that brings our clients to us.

It is with this in mind that we endeavor to provide a service which will not only take the discomfort out of the experience but also leave clients impressed.

 

Our Processes

Quotations:

LAR uses TMS as our main quoting system for structural repairs; and management system to quote for smaller repairs.

Repair Process Planning: We use our Management System to plan all aspects of the repair process; assuring our customers of accurate daily updates.

Quality Assurance:

Each vehicle entrusted to our care is quality assured through each phase of the repair and restoration process.  Each customer receives a full chassis alignment report (Car-O-Liner 3D Vision) with every structural repair undertaken.

Quality Control: 

Once the vehicle is completed, a full road test and an in-depth Quality Control Procedure ensure that the vehicle returns to the customer in perfect condition.

 

Facilities

At LAR we offer two separate customer focused facilities:

The Structural Repair facility repairs any mechanical and structural damage.

The Non Structural Repair facility, focuses repairing non-structural damage as quickly and efficiently as possible.

 

Tools and Equipment

  • Panelbeating Equipment - LAR uses Car-O-Liner chassis straightening equipment to effect structural repairs.  We operate Car-O-Liner 3D Vision chassis diagnostic equipment to verify the accuracy of repairs.

 

  • Welding Equipment - Our manufacturer approved spot welding equipment is up to date, state of the art, and able to weld multi-phase steels.
  • Wheel Alignment - Outsourced to approve professional wheel alignment and wheel Fitment to ensure accuracy and quality service.
  • Air-conditioning Repairs - Using our in-house equipment, the LAR technicians are fully qualified to perform repairs and to re-gas all automotive air-conditioning systems.

 

  • Vehicle Diagnostics - All electronic systems are carefully diagnosed with leading equipment.
  • Tyre Replacement and Tyre Balancing - We are capable of changing and accurately balancing all tyres through outsourced services approved tyre fitment  centre.

 

 

Paint Work

In our New workshop with only the best equipment (Aer–o–Cure etc.), we offer the following Services:

Spray Painting

Spray Booths - LAR has one fully compliant, combination downdraught spray booth/drying ovens; capable of delivering 6 cars per day.


Paint System - LAR only uses a water-based paint system; as required by most leading manufacturers, including VW, Toyota, BMW, Audi, and Lexus.

 

 

Vehicle Recovery

If you are in the unfortunate situation of a vehicle accident and your vehicle is not driveable from the accident scene, our handpicked and accredited towing service providers will recover your vehicle promptly and deliver it as found to our premises.  Once your vehicle is received at LAR our 24 hour guard service will take care of your vehicle.

 

Accident Towing

Contact our 24-hour emergency number to get a towing operator on the accident scene as soon as possible.

Trade Towing

Our handpicked and accredited towing service providers are on hand to efficiently collect any vehicle from the trade and deliver it safely to LAR.

Contact 011 312 8337 or 083 562 7548 for this service.

 

 

Staff Qualifications / Skills

Our technical staff are experienced and qualified; and up-to-date training for all the latest makes of vehicles.  Our Customer Service staff will liaise with the vehicle owner throughout the repair process, taking care of all relevant customer needs.

Accurate damage diagnosis
Our personnel are trained to accurately diagnose the impact to the car’s body work; as well as to the extensive electronics and mechanical components found in today’s modern vehicle.

Top quality bodywork
We thoroughly examine the damaged areas and have the specialized equipment, knowledge and expertise to restore your vehicle to original factory specifications.

 

Mechanical repairs

Our expert mechanics ensure that all of the mechanical and suspension repairs are done to exacting standards. 

Paint work

LAR uses an environmentally friendly water-based system with accurate color matching capabilities resulting in a perfect, consistent finish.

Electronics
We are able to diagnose and repair any electronic faults and failures that occur as a result of a collision.

Quality assurance

Each vehicle entrusted to our care is quality assured through each phase of the repair and restoration process.  A full road test is done, and an in-depth quality control procedure ensures that the vehicle is returned to you in perfect condition.

Hospitality

Our customer lounge allows you to coordinate your claim requirements in a relaxed atmosphere.  LAR driver will deliver you home safely when required.