2009 Award of Excellence
2010 BBB Torch Award

 About Old Style Repair

    BRUCE CHAYTOR

Retired as a drafsman from BC Tel in 1977, Bruce started Old Style Street Rods, DBA as Old Style Repair evolving in 1983 to Old Style Repair Ltd. Bruce has built a reputation for quality work; dominant with gasoline, a solid reputation in propane conversions & current with the latest of Diesel engines.  Community is vital to Bruce; and he always maintains there is enough work to earn an honest living holding a strong dedication towards integrity and honesty; operating his shop with these ethics.  Old Style Repair to his credit won the Better Business Bureau Award, has been nominated several times and has won twice the Business of Excellence Award for all of Vancouver Island twice and nominated numerous times.  These awards exemplify his ethical business practices.  This  auto repair shop thrives on honesty, ensuring clients know their vehicles are dealt with professionally with their best interest at hand.  Bruce has achieved and maintained his goal, an honest auto repair shop. 

DONNA CHAYTOR

Donna joined Bruce in 2004 with a background as an IATA Travel Agency Manager, First Nations Administration, Casino Administrator, CEO of a National Magazine and various other interests and abilities. As Service Writer/Office Manager she covers the loose ends at Old Style Repair. With a diverse background, she loves the automotive industry as it brings her a variety of interesting and phenomenal people whom she naturally embraces. With keen insight she relates to being a single mom petrified when the car broke down and being a patron of those places that wanted to liquidate her limited resources. To this she mirrors the beliefs of her soul mate Bruce, offering a level of comfort to all customers who feel anxious with automotive repairs ensuring them fair honest repairs, and education as this is key to building trust. Always learning Donna also keeps herself aware of industry changes, challenges, pricing and has an excellent understanding of the industry, it's unique requirements, and needs.

Employee(s) are certified and well trained technicians, we strive to hire individuals who reflect our values and interests, and are extremely pleased with our staff.  In this world an employee who has high technical abilities loyalty and dedication is very difficult to find, as thist is reflected into the work that is done on your vehicle.  Nick is the best and we are very pleased he is part of our full team; and recognize it is both the auto repair shop, and the quality of technicians that build a goo, reliable and trustworthy  business.  Also it takes customers, many who we have had for several years and are into the generations, however we have new customers daily, and we thank you for your patronage as you are our best advertising, a happy customer is what we strive for at all times. 

Recipients of Three Major Awards:  BBB Torch Award and twice Business of Excellence by the Business Examiner. Nominated many times as well.  Old Style is also a member of the Westshore Chamber of Commerce and has many years vested in iATN which is a throng hold of over 90,000 plus mechanics discussing daily the different and unusual experiences of vehicles and problems solving issues on a daily basis.  We offer the best of expertise, go that extra mile to solve issues, invest in high end diagnostic equipment, our preference is to use top quality parts, where we warranty these parts for both parts and labor.  If and when there is a vehicle that can be serviced for a unique issue with specialists, we do not have an ego that gets in our way, we either point you in the direction, or we handle that service for you for your convenience.   Ultimate in providing quality service is knowing your point of excellence ensuring the customer receives the best.

 



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