An old game I love

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  1. The Real Jdbye
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    I'm trying to remember an old game I used to play as a kid. If anyone knows what game I'm talking about it would be very helpful.

    I was not much more than 7-9 years, so it must have been released in the 90s or earlier. Most likely it was released in the 90s as I think it was a Windows game.
    The game was about modifying cars, you would receive a car, replace the correct parts with something matching the car the person wanted, and then send it off again. Some of the cars needed you to add taxi stripes or other paint jobs, some required you to add taxi signs on the roof. I think there were a lot of taxies in the game, but I can't remember exactly.

    In addition, you had a parking lot/garage for your own custom cars, which you could sell for money. The garage was shown in a top down style (possibly diagonal)

    You would take jobs from people modifying their cars, give it back to them and earn profit, and then you could take new jobs.

    If i remember correctly, the GUI was a bit like this: There was an overview of parts on the left side as a column, there was a view of your current design in the middle, and on the right was the design your customer wanted. I am not entirely sure about this but I think that's correct.

    The game had a demo, if that helps at all.

    The reason I'm asking about this is that I enjoyed that game a lot in my childhood and it might be fun playing it again especially a sequel if it has one.
     
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    Gearhead Garage by Mekada comes to mind.

     
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    Oh, hell. That might actually be it. I seemed to remember the GUI had a lot of orange in it, but I wasn't sure. I guess I'll have to try it out.
    Thanks either way :D

    I did seem to remember it had 3D in it though, and not just 2D sprites. Even though I was not very old I could still tell the difference. But not remembering much, I wasn't sure.