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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What services does Misfit Fab offer?
    We offer custom formed sheet metal panels for your automotive needs.
  • How long has Misfit Fab been in business?
    We have been a LLC. now for 2 years but have automotive fabrication experience for over 10 years.
  • What types of materials does Misfit Fab work with?
    Most of our panels are made from .063 and/or .040 h14 3003 aluminum with the exception of our weld in style panels which are 18g cold rolled steel.
  • What is bead rolling, and how can it enhance my project?
    A Bead Roller is a machine tool that makes rigid lines in sheet metal to make surfaces more rugged and durable. The lines bead rollers add to sheet metal prevent warping and disfigurement by adding structural integrity to the metal. Bead rollers also can be used in an artistic and creative form by allowing metalworkers to create unique designs and patterns on metal.
  • What types of automotive panels does Misfit Fab fabricate and bead roll?
    We specialize in interior panels like door panels, kick panels, headliners, door sills, rocker panels, carpet trim, package trays etc. We also make firewalls, trans tunnels, inner fenders and other weld in type panels.
  • Can Misfit Fab create decorative art pieces for vehicles?
    We can take our customers creative ideas and transfer them into custom art made into metal.
  • What is the typical turnaround time for custom automotive projects?
    With any custom work it requires time to complete. One thing we do not do is rush jobs to get things done. Quality is out number one priority not quantity. We do try and give an estimated time for the customer before the order is placed but cannot guarantee an exact timeframe unfortunately.
  • Can Misfit Fab ship the finished automotive panels to me?
    We do ship worldwide but some of our larger panels would require special freight charges in some cases.
  • Are there any design limitations for bead rolling on automotive panels?
    There are some limitations involved with compound curves and other special shaped areas. We are always here to listen to your ideas and will offer our professional opinion.
  • Can Misfit Fab accommodate large-scale automotive projects?
    We can make and install complete custom interiors if the customer wants to bring their vehicle to our shop.
  • Do I need to provide my own sheet metal for the project?
    No. We supply all sheet metal but in some special cases, can use the customers sheet metal if preferred as long as it is approved for use.
  • How can I pay for my custom automotive project?
    We can take cash, checks, cards, PayPal, Venmo and offer Klarna for payments.
  • What is the pricing structure for custom automotive projects?
    Pricing for custom work varies greatly on the type panels needed and the hours and material involved.
  • Does Misfit Fab offer any warranties on their work?
    We do not offer any type warranty but if there is any type defect due to craftsmanship I am always willing to work with our customers on making it right.
  • Are there any maintenance requirements for bead-rolled automotive panels?
    Like any type raw metal they can rust/corrode over time if not protected. We recommend using your favorite metal cleaner and protection for the type metal you’re using.
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