acciDentGuru Is a Cape Town based automotive body repair business with a modern approach to the Panelbeating or Collision Repair Business. Located in Paarden Eiland, acciDentGuru is conveniently situated to service the greater Cape Town and West Coast area.

Paul van Wyk and Piet Bakkes are the owners of this special “panel shop”. As both owners are graduate mechanical engineers and car enthusiasts, you can be sure all work will be done to perfection. By adding their extensive experience in the automotive development industry and motorsport arena, Piet and Paul have created a repair workshop with modern, state of the art, panel beating and spray-painting facilities and equipment.

At acciDentGuru we care for the environment and our employees’ health and thus we have installed the best equipment to remove all harmful particles from the air. We guarantee a professional job at a competitive price. Our focus is to deliver a personal and friendly experience to all customers and to provide the highest quality of service possible with our state of the art repair facility.

We can handle any type of motor vehicle body repair, from minor scratches, bumper repairs and rust repairs, to major collision damage. Repairs are carried out to the highest standards required by all major insurance companies and all Motor Manufacturers.

acciDent Guru is a new vehicle repair facility that promotes personal attention, high quality workmanship and quick turn-around times for almost any customer requirement. We strive to make your visit as pleasant as possible with a fresh approach to the traditional industry of “panel-beating” – an industry often associated with a not-so-good stigma.

With additional services like headlight restoration, wheel repairs, mechanical repairs, valets and car rental, forget any previous experiences you’ve had and look forward to peace of mind and convenience while we repair your vehicle.
The owners of acciDent Guru are Piet Bakkes and Paul van Wyk. Both are qualified mechanical engineers, and huge car enthusiasts. Their paths crossed in the motorsport arena where they competed in regional, as well as national rally championships.

Piet is a successful businessman with a variety of businesses that is as vast as the footprint they cover around South Africa.

Paul has experience in automotive development from working at Ford and Bosal SA , and after acquiring his Master’s degree, he worked as a project manager for companies like Sasol. These guys know and love cars, so you can be assured that they will look after yours as if it were their own!

Our team members consist of qualified tradesmen (panel beaters and spray painters), and each of our members were carefully selected based on their qualification, experience and most of all, attitude. These guys are efficient and effective and because of their great team spirit, they are the perfect candidates to care for your vehicle. (View our staff Profile)

Because quality is not negotiable, our equipment and tools are state of the art, modern and of excellent quality, so be sure that we’ll be able to handle almost any requirement – from small scratches, rust spots and minor dents, to major collision damage.

At acciDent Guru, we also care for the environment and our employees, so we’ve installed equipment that removes harmful particles from the air in the body repair section, preparation area, the spray booth, and the polish bay.