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Old 01-02-2010, 08:45 PM   #1
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Paint Estimate question

Before I go to the body shop Id like to see what to expect and since many here on the forum have gotten things painted Id like to know how much my items would run.

Im going to be painting a set of Speedster Humps, '03 rear bumper, and center console. these will all be painted speed yellow.

what do would you guys estimate this to come out too?

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Old 01-02-2010, 10:16 PM   #2
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Depends on how much preparation is required. Expect $400 to $800.
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Old 01-02-2010, 10:17 PM   #3
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Anywhere between $1000-1700. With paint work, you pay for what you get.

Don't you have to replace the spoiler also to retrofit the 03 bumper to an earlier car? I believe it's completely different.
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Old 01-03-2010, 04:30 AM   #4
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Paul's estimate sounds right, if you pay cash and find the right person in your town getting a decent deal on a simple shoot like that should be fairly easy. My bumper cover was only $500 but I knew the guy very well.
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Old 01-03-2010, 04:52 AM   #5
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Speedster Humps (both sides) min. $600

Rear Bumper Cover min. $400

Center Console min. $380. (I recommend you do a core exchange with Bumperplugs)

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Old 01-03-2010, 07:00 AM   #6
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We are talking about handing ready to paint parts to the painter, correct? No removal or installation costs are included in my estimates.
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Got a quote yesterday.

I could not find a decent body/painter up here. So I placed an ad on craigslist for paint and body wanted. Got about 6 replies and narrowed them down to a guy I want to deal with, called references...He is a One man operation, proper booth, his shop holds only 2 cars at a time. Paints only foreign cars. Now that I re-installed the engine and tranny I am ready for paint. RT and LFT quarter panels, decklid, front and rear bumpers (i remove) and half both doors for blending (i remove doorhandles and vents) $1000.00 cash.
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We are talking about handing ready to paint parts to the painter, correct? No removal or installation costs are included in my estimates.
If those Speedster humps are fiberglass, there's no such thing as "ready to paint". When they spray that gelcoat, it's never even and there's a lot of sanding involved before prime and paint.

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