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Oct 21, 5:25pm - #306142 
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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Oct 21, 7:23pm - #306143 
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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Oct 21, 7:26pm - #306144 
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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Oct 21, 7:27pm - #306145 
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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Oct 21, 7:31pm - #306146 
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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Oct 21, 7:36pm - #306147 
Wetworks Garage in OC, TPR in City of Industry... many places thumbsup

Post up a quick note into the Pacific Forum rice
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/forum0_EV4.html


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Oct 21, 7:52pm - #306148 

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Oct 21, 8:38pm - #306149 
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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Oct 21, 8:40pm - #306150 
got my TRD kit painted for $400 flat, and install was easy as hell. try to do it yourself... thumbsup

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Oct 21, 8:41pm - #306151 
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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Oct 21, 8:58pm - #306152 
hows their pricing tho?

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Oct 22, 10:57am - #306153 
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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Oct 22, 3:25pm - #306154 
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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