About UsHe sold the business in 1977 and moved to warm Naples Florida where he founded Pilcher Auto Rebuilders. It became one of the largest and most modern auto body shops in Florida. In the 1980's he also founded Vanex Inc., a company that extended new mini vans and put on raised tops, custom interiors and paint schemes.
George (Jake) Pilcher is the founder and manager of RV Clear Coat Paint and Body Inc. He has a life time of solving repair problems. Jake started his first auto body shop at age 27 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. For 7 years he built that business and a rust proofing business.
In the 80's Jake often traveled across the U.S. teaching shop management and selling computer systems for 3 M; he also tought certified auto repair procedures for ICAR. In the 1990's he saw the need and developed a clear coat system to rejuvenate the paint jobs on many older faded motor homes.