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Aug 12, 3:32pm - #247482 
Body kit estimate...

I got quoted $300 to prep/paint/clear coat. My kaminari Urethane kit. How does this sound? I am planing on pre-fitting and installing the kit on my own to save some cash. How had is the install? Kaminari set me a paper with step by step on how to remove stock stuff and put the new on. Is this a 1 man job? thanks for the help.

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Aug 12, 3:38pm - #247483 
thats a great price if its for the whole kit. usually its 100 a piece if you get hooked up


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Aug 12, 3:49pm - #247484 
it shouldbe a 2 man job, kuz your gonna have to hold it up while your bolting it on and stuff, there is a info page in the How-to section that says how to remove it and install a new one.

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Aug 12, 3:54pm - #247485 
thanks guys. Well i supose i could have my girlfriend hold it while i put it on. So $300 sounds good to you guys? I'll have it painted next week.


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Aug 12, 3:55pm - #247486 
thats a real nice price, but again its a quote!


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Aug 12, 3:57pm - #247487 
yes so that doesnt mean its gonna be exactly that,it could be less and it could be more, but damn that would still be a good good price thumbsup

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Aug 12, 4:08pm - #247488 
I've had my kit for about a month now and finally i can get it on before school starts. (junior in high school) Also for that $300 they are gonna paint my c-one style Hood scoop and also replace my stock spoiler with a used TRD one that i bought. I really want the TRD wing on so bad. it makes the car look so much more aggressive. Also i'm glad i'm gonna have my kit on because there are a whole bunch of girls around here that drive celica's and i wanna stick out like a sore thumb thumbsup


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Aug 12, 7:09pm - #247489 
Originally Posted by ghostingcelica
thats a great price if its for the whole kit. usually its 100 a piece if you get hooked up


You got a nice deal... hope you didn't go to maaco

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Aug 12, 7:24pm - #247490 
make sure it wont be a shitty job

good luck though thumbsup

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Aug 13, 2:55am - #247491 
yeah - if they do quality work then that price is a steal...

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Aug 13, 5:23am - #247492 
I asked my insuance company of places they send people to when they get in a wreck and the first place they told me i called and they sounded very proffessional. My cousin who is 23 also went there because he hit a deer and he is telling me to get my kitt painted there also


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Aug 13, 5:33am - #247493 
well then hell yeah!!!! I got quoted at $250 for the front bumper, and $400 for the sides and rear!!! if they do good work, then $300 is awesome...just make sure that you ask them that they have experience with painting Urethane bodykits...they could be a shop that has been in business 20 years, but have only done regular car pieces...you need a shop experienced with painting Urethane...but it all sounds good...post pcis when your done thumbsup

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Aug 13, 6:48am - #247494 
Ya they said they really preffer only painting/installing OEM Urethane products cuase they claim Urethane kits are a pain in the ass to install...they oviously haven't heard of Kaminari rofl but ya i guess if my insurance company recommends them then they shoudl be ok. Should i expect to get any kind of warrenty?


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Aug 13, 7:06am - #247495 
yeah, the kam kit should have come with all the mounting hardware, and should be predrilled...they are a nice kit...and oh yeah, no warranty on paint work...never heard of that before, you could go over a bed of rocks and floor it and tear all sorts of shit up, warranty wouldn't make much sense

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Aug 13, 7:06am - #247496 
good luck with it - I'm curious to see how the job turns out...

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Aug 13, 10:41am - #247497 
exactly, but it sounds like a good price...

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Aug 13, 11:43am - #247498 
How can i tell that they do good work. What should i look for when i go to the shop? Someplaces give a warranty that says that if that paint just starts to flake off they'll repaint it i guess it kinda saying that they do good work


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