Who are we?


Bay Vehicle Modifications Ltd is your one stop auto shop for all your vehicle requirements. Our team caters for a wide range of vehicle modifications including:
___ Disability modifications
___ Panel-beating and spray painting
___ Vehicle customising
Bay Vehicle Modifications Ltd is the leader in vehicle adaptions in Hawke’s Bay. With our expertise within the mobility sector, we understand the uniqueness of each client, their individual needs and the importance of maintaining independence.
Top quality workmanship and certification to LVVTA standards ensures legal and safety compliance.

Meet the team

Bay Vehicle Modifications Ltd is a family run business and has been servicing the greater Hawkes Bay region for more than 30 years.


Rod Russ { Owner / Operator}
With over thirty years experience in the vehicle modification industry Rod is more than happy to go through a clients requirements to find the most practical solution whilst taking into consideration the client's budget. Over his time in the trade, Rod has built very strong relationships with people in a large range of industries throughout New Zealand. This allows us to look outside the square and go out of our way to find solutions to unique requirements.

Rusty Joe Russ { Adaptions Engineer / Deisgner}
With over 5 years experience in similar automotive modification and repairs, Joe also has experience in basic Computer Aided Design programs such as AutoCAD and Solidworks. This allows us the option to virtually design concepts to show clients, and gives the chance to change any indescretions in design before work is undertaken.


Deidre Russ { Owner/Administrator}
Deidre is our on site office administrator. She has recently rejoined the family business that she helped create alongside Rod back in 1982. Deidre has a strong understanding of the kinds of modifications we do and therefore is often out of office visiting clients, past clients or places that may need our advice on how we can make their driving or transport more accessible.