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Nov 4, 7:57pm - #318311 
Painting console

How much would this cost to get painted by pro?
post pics and how much it cost you.


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Nov 4, 8:08pm - #318312 
probably about $200
If you do it yourself you can get it done for about $50


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Nov 4, 8:17pm - #318313 
you can do it yourself and it will come out just as good as a pro if you take your time and follow instructions.


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Nov 5, 6:57am - #318314 
i painted my own and it only cost me about $15 for the spray paints and a whole days work tasty

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Nov 5, 2:11pm - #318315 
i did mine myself too. it looks great. nwo you just gotta decide if you wanna paint over you control symbols or tape them off...


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Nov 5, 3:42pm - #318316 
anyone have any pics?


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Nov 5, 5:21pm - #318317 
check my profile...cost me exactly $200 thumbsdown thumbsdown thumbsdown


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Nov 5, 6:19pm - #318318 
was it just the center for 200 or the tweeters and the ac vents..?


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Nov 5, 8:30pm - #318319 
Good question. I am considering painting mine, but better than stock and like a brand new car's paint. I could probably get the same results myself, but working 70+ hours now doesn't help for free time.
I haven't seen many self paint jobs that I would say to myself, that looks great. I figure get it sprayed professionally. It shouldn't cost that much either or go the distance with real carbon fibre.

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Nov 5, 8:32pm - #318320 
$250 ( black & blue ) smile

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Nov 5, 9:00pm - #318321 
^^ did you get everything painted yourself? looks real nice thumbsup


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Nov 5, 9:42pm - #318322 
Originally Posted by Erick

^^ did you get everything painted yourself? looks real nice thumbsup


Thanks grin

I got it done at a local shop, it took about a week.


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Nov 6, 8:11am - #318323 
The A/C console part is really nice. Must have took them all day just to mask it. thumbsup

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Nov 7, 7:47am - #318324 
i'm thinkin of doin almost the same thing to my interior...looks real sweet. gotta love the blue

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Nov 8, 12:14pm - #318325 
i dont trust myself with paint

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Nov 8, 12:21pm - #318326 
Originally Posted by ghostingcelica
i dont trust myself with paint

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Nov 8, 12:58pm - #318327 
for those of you who paid someone to paint it for you.. you got ripped. Doesnt take a mad scientist to paint a console.

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Nov 8, 1:02pm - #318328 
it does take a while ive been doing it myself and every other week i see something i did wrong but, i love the satisfaction level just doing it myself versus paying 200 dollars for painting. shit i could get a painter to do my whole living room for that much


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Nov 8, 4:45pm - #318329 
Originally Posted by mr_celica
$250 ( black & blue ) smile


i want i want i want how much did it cost u?>

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Nov 8, 6:26pm - #318330 
is 250 for the price to paint the entire dash?


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Nov 8, 7:59pm - #318331 
Originally Posted by blitzceli
was it just the center for 200 or the tweeters and the ac vents..?


yes, $200 is verything paint in my profile. wow, Mr_celica your interiro is SUPER HOT!


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Nov 8, 11:18pm - #318332 
IxkissablexI and andrews:
It was $250 for the entire dash + doors + etc..
My interior was entirely gray before, so I had to get everything painted.

RookieGTS & JSPITZ:
I wouldve paid even more if I had to, and I do see a diference between my interior and the ones you did by yourselves, plus this price includes paint made by Lotus ( for the Elise) and not cheap spray cans you can get anywhere.. so I dont think I got ripped.


Kevin:
thanks for the comments ... yours is pretty nice as well thumbsup


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