Seppala's Body Shop & Restoration

645 Douglas St. N.W. Grand Rapids, MI 49504   Call:  616-459-1945


October-May Office Hours:  8-5 Monday through Friday, Sat. By Appointment Only

June-September Office Hours:  Tuesday through Friday 8-5 Sat. By Appointment Only


Celebrating Over 40 Years Of Quality With Pride Of Workmanship Since 1978

The Benefits Of Using  Seppala's Auto Body And Restoration


For All Of Your Collision  And Restoration Needs


  • State Of Michigan Tested, Licensed, Certified In Collision, And Collision Related Mechanical  Repair Facility  With I-Car Certifications As Well

  • Uni-Body and Full Frame Straightening In House

  • Senior Senior Citizen , Military, And College Student

  • 40 + Years Of Honest, Trustworthy And Reliable     Repairs For All Kinds Of Collisions Any Time Of Year

  • Centrally Located In Grand Rapids, MI, And Just 3 Minutes West Of Down Town, Close To All Major Highway On And Off Ramps For The Surrounding
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan Area.  (Without road construction)

  • Seppala's Works With All Insurance Companies And Guarantees Their Work, And Parts

  • Computerized Estimating And Paint Mixing

  • Estimates Are Emailed To You And Your Insurance Company

  • Auto And Truck Windshields, Door Glass Replacement And Repairs or Replacement Of Window motors


  • Custom Paint, Flames, Scallops, Old School Metal Flakes To Specialized Techniques And Finishes
  • Seppala's Uses Genuine Originial Equipment Parts From Your Vehicles Manufacturer(OEM) And Aftermarket Parts That Are Capa Certified Which Carry Their Own Warranty

  •   Lifetime Member Of Grand Rapids, MI Community. Which Adhere To A Code Of Ethics In Our Business
  • We Give Our Pledge To Each Customer Of A Honest , Complete And Safe Repair To Their Vehicle(s



OUR COMPANY AT A GLANCE

Since March 1st, 1978 Opening Day Of Operations, The Seppala Family Has Always Kept "Quality With Pride Of Workmanship" And Taking Care Of Their Customer As Their First Priorities. 


So, For The Past 40 Years It Has Worked Out Well For Both The Customers And Seppala's.  With Their Customer's  Giving Referrals And In Turn Doubling and Tripling Seppala's Business. 


A Big Thank You To Each Of Our Customers And Their Families, Thank You For Each Compliment About Our Work, And Every Referral You Have Given Us.  We Would Not Be Able To Be Here Without You.  You are our Best Bosses ever.


Proprietor, Tom Seppala started his career with a small shop on Prairie street S.W. Grandville, Michigan On Weekends,  While He Worked As A Apprentice At Borgman Ford. Learning From Their Repair Craftsman.  They Taught How To Lead Weld, And Old School Techniques To Repair The 1950's-1980 Antiques And Now What We Call Classics.


Seppala, Went On To Finish Out   His Degree At Ferris State University's  Auto Body Technical Trade Center,  And Business School In Accounting.  All The While He Worked At Borgman Ford, Earning Respect From Those Repair Craftsman He Worked With.  They Were His Mentors At Borgman Ford.  Thank You Guys, For Teaching Me, I Will Be Eternally Grateful.


The Seppala family insists on using American based BASF,

and Martin Senior' Corporations paint products  to produce showroom quality finishes for their customers vehicles.


Tom Seppala Has Also Gained Respect From The Restoration Community With Restorations From Model A's To 1960/1970's muscle cars.  With Customers Taking First And Second Place Awards In The Shows They Entered.


The Seppala family has invested A Great Deal In Their Grand Rapids Business Location.  Being Centrally Located And Just Three Minutes West Of Downtown Grand Rapids.  We Have Easy On/Off To All Major Expressways Very Close By,  Please See Our Map On Our Contact Page Above.


If You Get Lost With All Of The Construction Going On, Just Give Us Call, We Will Gladly Help You Out.


In Closing, Should The need

Arise For Any Collision Repairs, Restoration Collision, Glass Repairs, Or The Restoration Of Your Antique or Classic Please Give Us A Call At 645 Douglas St. N.W. Grand Rapids, MI 49504, Phone (616) 459-1945.   We Will Be Glad To Help You.


 If your vehicle is not able to be driven, Please Keep Your Repair Shop, And Towing  Service "Local"......   Seppala's Recommend :


For complete towing at reasonable rates Call Hookline Towing @(616) 647-2791.  This company will tow your vehicle to Seppala's Body Shop & Restoration Without Reservation Or Concerns.


For Other Mechanical Work Stop And See Ball Park Service On West Fulton St. N.W. Across From Ace Hardware, Give Them A Call At (616) 454-1605.

Also, on the West-side/downtown area is Makisms Safety Service, 235 Seward Ave. N.W. they too are mechanic shop and are able to do wheel alignments too.  Give them a call at  (616) 459-6484.