Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7B 4A2 | Sales: 807.345.2327  •  Service: 807.345.4163  •  Parts: 807.343.5480
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Half-Way Motors CARSTAR Collision Centre is Thunder Bay's only full-service import auto body repair facility. This does not mean we only repair imports though, we are also well known for our excellent work on all domestic makes of cars and trucks. We take pride in offering you the latest in repair and refinishing technology.

Our state of the art bench measuring system allows us to precisely measure your vehicle and identify frame damage. Our new downdraft/bake paint booth along with the latest in two-stage auto refinishes (the most vibrant paint systems in existence) allows us to provide factory quality finishes that are guaranteed for the life of your vehicle, without harming the environment. In addition, we offer complete windshield and automotive glass servicing. Our quality and customer satisfaction has led to full accreditation by many major insurance companies.

Carstar has over 7,000 sq. Ft. of working area, and customer parking for over 100 vehicles (with security compound) for convenience and peace of mind. Our specialized computer estimating system includes: ADP Shoplink, ADP Photolink software, as well as Mitchell Ultramate and Mitchell Imagemate software. Inside, the centre features 20 repair bays, an environmentally-friendly downdraft Devill-Biss spray booth, computerized wheel alignments, tire-balancing and changer technology. We also take care of removal of drive trains, suspensions and other mechanical components. Other features include a limited 5-year fully funded national warranty, 24 hour emergency and roadside assistance, and the Air Miles® advantage.

Our location is equipped with a drive-in damage appraisal bay that requires no appointment. Appraisals are free and take no more than 15 minutes. Remember, it is your right to take your car to whichever repair centre you want. So tell your insurance company you’re coming to Carstar and let us take care of the rest.