Collision Center From The Experts


Get Back on the Road With Quality Collision Repair

When you've been involved in a vehicle crash, it can be stressful choosing a repair center that provides high-quality repair and service. At Gilbert Ford, you get peace of mind because our Ford dealership offers expertise needed to get you back on the road, offering Ford Original Equipment and OEM repair procedures to help ensure your Ford vehicle is restored to its original, pre-collision condition. Ford Genuine Parts Collision and Auto Body Parts are guaranteed to provide form, fit, and finish to your Ford vehicle.

Gilbert Collision Center has always been dedicated to restoring your vehicle to its pre-loss condition; quality repairs require good equipment, original parts, and the best materials. We are the designated repair facility for most major insurance companies because of our high customer satisfaction. Your service and good quality repairs will not be compromised. Our friendly staff will work for you! We are experts in working for you with your insurance company and ensure all vehicles receive complete and appropriate repairs. 

We have trained and certified ASE and I-CAR technicians onsite that will repair all makes and models in a timely manner. We use only the highest quality PPG paint. Our courtesy transportation and rental vehicles are available while your vehicle is being repaired and we'll make sure yours is spotless after the work is completed.

Gilbert Ford guarantees quality workmanship, which is generally accepted in the automobile repair business for 1 year and applies to the owner of the vehicle.  

Important Facts About Us: 
  • We have over 80 years of experience.
  • We have a 10,000 square foot facility under one roof.
  • We have 3 state-of-the-art down draft paint booths.
  • We have 2 chief frame machines on site.
  • We service and repair all makes and models. 


Where should I take my vehicle?

Ultimately, you're in the driver's seat when it comes to where to take your vehicle for repair, not your insurance company. As Ford dealers, we maintain a high standard of customer service and repair so you can feel confident and secure your vehicle is in the right hands.

Check your policy to be sure you're covered.

Check your policy to make sure you are covered for OEM parts in all instances. Oftentimes, you may be covered for "parts of the same kind and quality." Some policies may specify OEM parts must be used and other policies may only cover Non-OEM parts.


Discuss Ford OEM parts with your insurer.

Ford Original Equipment is the closest to factory installed parts for your Ford vehicle. To help promote the proper, safe repair of Ford vehicles, it's important to request OEM parts when taking your vehicle in for collision repair.

Keep your Ford a Ford.

Preserve the integrity of your Ford vehicle by receiving the proper form, fit, function, and quality you expect from Ford Original Equipment, by using Ford Genuine Parts.




When it's time for a repair, look no further than the Ford Certified Collision Network-the network created to promote the proper, safe repair of Ford vehicles. As a member of the Ford Certified Collision Network, Gilbert Ford has the technical expertise, quality equipment, and Ford direct support that helps ensure your vehicle is repaired with Ford standards in mind.  We operate with integrity and are dedicated to you, making the stressful time after a collision easier to navigate.
We're doing our part to leave this world (and Okeechobee) a bit better than we found it. Gilbert Collision Center is "Going Green" with the introduction of new Green Technology.

Our paint of choice is the very green, PPG Envirobase TM brand. PPG is the world's largest manufacturer of coatings and the Envirobase TM line of paints offer 3rd generation enhancements of the innovative waterborne technology, first introduced by PPG TM in 1999. Providing amazing color matching and a durable finish, PPG Envirobase paint is also eco-friendly utilizing water as the primary ingredient instead of environmentally harmful solvents.
Gilbert Ford and PPG believe in preserving our future. That is why we choose environmentally friendly products, including high performance automotive refinish coatings that provide the following benefits:   

  • Reduced volatile emmisions by up to 80%.
  • Improved air quality for the work environment and community.
  • Reduced hazardous waste.
  • Aligns closely with original manufacturer waterborne paint technology for superb color matching. 


Ford Original Equipment is important to the repair process. Ford OEM parts offer proper fit, which eliminates unsightly gaps, rubbing, or other issues caused by improper fit. Since Ford Genuine Parts are those originally designed for your vehicle, you can be sure that they maintain the same structural integrity and quality as those that were factory-installed. When it comes to your collision service, connect with us about Ford Original Equipment. 

The Advantage of Ford Genuine Parts vs. Non-OEM Parts

Ford Genuine Parts

Designed to Ford's safety requirements 

Precise fit

Quicker installation

Primed and ready for paint

Verified build quality

Proven structural integrity

Maintains resale value


May not have crumple zones or meet manufacturer's stringent safety requirements

May leave unsightly gaps between body panels

May require workarounds and more time to get parts to fit

May not be primed, affecting paint adhesion and overall finish quality

No guarantee of material or design quality

Unknown integrity

Ill-fitting parts and build quality could affect car's resale value


See the map below or request directions to Gilbert Ford. We're one of the leading Ford dealers in the area, and we want to show you why. Call us at 863-763-3154 if you have any questions! 
  1. Gilbert Ford

    3175 Highway 441 S
    Okeechobee, FL 34974

    • Sales: 863-763-2121
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  • Monday8:30am-7:00pm
  • Tuesday8:30am-7:00pm
  • Wednesday8:30am-7:00pm
  • Thursday8:30am-7:00pm
  • Friday8:30am-7:00pm
  • Saturday9:00am-5:00pm
  • SundayClosed