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this is too much isn't it? #306142 Oct 21, 4:25pm Oct 21, 4:25pm
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this is too much isn't it?
I went to go get an estimate today at my local body shop and they gave me a quote of $910.88 to paint and install my urethane kaminari front bumper and my RMM sideskirts (fiberglass). This is a lot isn't it? The thing i'm wondering though is that we just had our toyota 4runner Hood replaced with a new one because it had a big dent in the middle and they gave us an estimate of $1200 but it ended up being about $1000. Suppose that it comes out to about 750 that is a more resonable price isn't it? Feedback plz.


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Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: JAY-C] #306143 Oct 21, 6:23pm Oct 21, 6:23pm
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the front bumper and sideskirts an be painted for a lot less than $500 - especialy here in SoCal...

installation of these genuine parts is simple bolt-on... no drilling for the front and the sides are obvious drill locations (check the install guides on this site for exactly what im talking about)

Front bumper removal...
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1869783396_0_collapsed_2__1.html#1869783396

Front body kit install...
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57083_0_collapsed_2__1.html#57083

Sideskirt install...
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57085_0_collapsed_2__1.html#57085

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Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: isaac] #306144 Oct 21, 6:26pm Oct 21, 6:26pm
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at that price to paint and install?? that's crazy..u got rip big time..save ur self some money, install it urself...good lord nearly 1g just to have it done?? crazy crazy crazy


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Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: isaac] #306145 Oct 21, 6:27pm Oct 21, 6:27pm
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dude, if you got the authentic kaminari and RMM parts they will fit perfectly. do it yourself and save yourself about $200.


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Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: Zero] #306146 Oct 21, 6:31pm Oct 21, 6:31pm
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Thanks for the info guys.. Isaac said that i could get them painted for under 500 and i was wondering where in so. cal.


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Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: JAY-C] #306147 Oct 21, 6:36pm Oct 21, 6:36pm
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Wetworks Garage in OC, TPR in City of Industry... many places thumbsup

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Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: isaac] #306148 Oct 21, 6:52pm Oct 21, 6:52pm
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Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: amtemp] #306149 Oct 21, 7:38pm Oct 21, 7:38pm
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I agree. Do it yourself. Its a learning experience and theres no way you can mess anything up. I would test fit everything first though, just in case


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Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: FastCelicaGT22] #306150 Oct 21, 7:40pm Oct 21, 7:40pm
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got my TRD kit painted for $400 flat, and install was easy as hell. try to do it yourself... thumbsup

Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: FastCelicaGT22] #306151 Oct 21, 7:41pm Oct 21, 7:41pm
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why do you laugh at westcoast customs. I think they do good custom jobs. They do all kinds of different cars including exotics.


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Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: JAY-C] #306152 Oct 21, 7:58pm Oct 21, 7:58pm
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hows their pricing tho?

Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: ghostingcelica] #306153 Oct 22, 9:57am Oct 22, 9:57am
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1G haha here in TEXAS let me tell you some body shops arent that cheap. In my little town of corsicana there are 4 or so bodyshops but the best one is very $$PROUD$$ of his work. I had my kit prepped, primed, painted and installed for 2G complete kit. NOW i only paid 482 bucks of it cause i hit a mailbox and filed on insurance but still 2G that was crazy.
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Re: this is too much isn't it? [Re: c4justin] #306154 Oct 22, 2:25pm Oct 22, 2:25pm
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I woundn't pay for more than 600-650paint and install. urethane kaminari fit perfectly and easy as hell to install.


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