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how much to repaint entire car? #319482 Nov 6, 1:19pm Nov 6, 1:19pm
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how much to repaint entire car?
just wondering how much it would cost to repaint the entire car. i've been noticing some places on my car where the clear coat is coming off and i might need to get the whole thing repainted in the future so i just needed to know about how much this would cost? thanks.

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: Celica2k] #319483 Nov 6, 2:36pm Nov 6, 2:36pm
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I imagine around 2g's or more

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: SmutasticGT] #319484 Nov 6, 2:39pm Nov 6, 2:39pm
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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: eddie_725] #319485 Nov 6, 2:44pm Nov 6, 2:44pm
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it depends on what quality you want and effects. ive seem some paint jobs cost over 8k...and some as low as 1000...even 700.,..but thats too shitty quality lol


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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: AzNRaCeR] #319486 Nov 6, 6:12pm Nov 6, 6:12pm
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If you want it to look as nice as the factory paint, $2k at minimum.


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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: RevMonster] #319487 Nov 6, 8:53pm Nov 6, 8:53pm
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also its depends if you want a custom color usually cost more.

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: Virgilson] #319488 Nov 7, 1:45am Nov 7, 1:45am
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if i was to get the car repainted dont they usually just put one coat of the paint and then a clear coat?


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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: AznKhaos] #319489 Nov 7, 3:11am Nov 7, 3:11am
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Originally Posted by AznKhaos
if i was to get the car repainted dont they usually just put one coat of the paint and then a clear coat?


Wow...one coat usually doesn't cut it I believe. I know my body kit got sprayed like 2-3 times before clear coat. Once will look dull and see-through almost. Correct me if I'm wrong here.

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: shox] #319490 Nov 7, 8:55am Nov 7, 8:55am
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well if i were to get it repainted i would probably do something in a candy. that's probably pretty expensive isnt it?

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: Celica2k] #319491 Nov 7, 2:19pm Nov 7, 2:19pm
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just the outside would run anywhere from 1500 to 1900 depending on the condition of the body, ie. dents and dings that need to be fixed. that price is with a stock color, additional specialty colors run about 200-500 more. to do a complete color change would run about 2500-4000 depending on the color and how in depth you want to get into it.

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: narcolepsy123456] #319492 Nov 8, 1:41pm Nov 8, 1:41pm
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Originally Posted by narcolepsy123456
just the outside would run anywhere from 1500 to 1900 depending on the condition of the body, ie. dents and dings that need to be fixed. that price is with a stock color, additional specialty colors run about 200-500 more. to do a complete color change would run about 2500-4000 depending on the color and how in depth you want to get into it.


thats very true but just shop around there are a lot of spots in VA that do great paint jobs and they dont cost alot, it mostly depends on how much business that paint shop gets thumbsup


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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: JSPITZ] #319493 Nov 8, 1:50pm Nov 8, 1:50pm
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get a maaco job,its less than a grand. If you just want the exterior done its cheap, and since thats all most people want usually its nice and easy. A 2000$ paint job consists of door panels and engine bays and all the interior jambs and stuff. Thats where it gets expensive. If your just looking for a nice exterior repaint I'd Maaco, do a :google: on it

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: sickcelica696] #319494 Nov 8, 1:55pm Nov 8, 1:55pm
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Be careful - I recall MAACO advertising an 'economy paint job' for like $400 for the WHOLE CAR!! WATTA DEALLLLLL!!!! grin

I believe it's guaranteed for like a couple weeks...perfect for that old car on the new market!!
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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: jonnyess] #319495 Nov 8, 2:02pm Nov 8, 2:02pm
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i got mine done for 800$,its very nice actually. But you get what you pay for, It's only an exterior job, my door jambs are a slightly different color, but who really cares that much anyways?

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: sickcelica696] #319496 Nov 8, 3:28pm Nov 8, 3:28pm
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yea i got macco to paint certain parts, they have really good prices.

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: GTQuentin] #319497 Nov 8, 6:42pm Nov 8, 6:42pm
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never even heard of it. maybe ill send pimp my ride a video rofl

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: Celica2k] #319498 Nov 9, 6:18pm Nov 9, 6:18pm
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ya know where macco gets its paint? not from distributors like FINISHMASTER or PAINTERS SUPPLY , but from bodyshops that go out of business !!!!! They buy thier old paint! ha! I used to work in a very large bodyshop for 2 years before the dealer and when i painted my 00 mustang w/ body kit with lamboghini orange tri stage paint , the paint and materials alone costed over $1500. So for a House of Kolor or PPG Quality paint job expect that much in just materials. Primer , Clear, Hardener, Base , Pearls. That was including enough to do door jambs , under the Hood, in the engine bay , EVERYWHERE. If you are easily pleased, go to macco. If you want a quality job , find a shop that does at least a little bit of custom work, less you just want stock color. But if a shop quotes you less than $1000 to paint the car the next thing the shop owner should hear should be your tires squealing in the parking lot cause your getting the hell out of there. If you have any questions about what it takes let me know, me and one of our prep guys did mine. its in my profile

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: Toyotapartsdude] #319499 Nov 10, 11:32am Nov 10, 11:32am
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a lot depends on what paint you go with


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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: FastCelicaGT22] #319500 Nov 10, 1:35pm Nov 10, 1:35pm
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I got my Car re-painted for 550 at Earl Schieb...with a dent fixed in my front left fender. I know it obviously not the best quality, but i have gotten many compliments on my paint job.

my paint is about a year old now, and only have some minor chips in the front bumper as expected.


I am extremely happy with it, gave my car a nice new look...decide for yourself

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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: gearSHIFTx] #319501 Nov 10, 2:16pm Nov 10, 2:16pm
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Screw Maaco. My paint came out looking like an orange peel. I wrecked my car two months later and was glad in that respect that I got a sh*tty, cheap paint job. If you just want them to tare your car apart, like not removing screws with a screw driver and just yanking them straight off, then by all means have your car molested by those bastards. They know cars like Michael Jackson knows heterosexuality... jack sh*t!


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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: supra_celica] #319502 Nov 10, 2:33pm Nov 10, 2:33pm
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if you ever plan on gettinf a body kit spopilers and things like that i would get all that first then repaint all at once leas thats what i'm gonna do


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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: gearSHIFTx] #319503 Nov 11, 1:00am Nov 11, 1:00am
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Originally Posted by gearSHIFTx
I got my Car re-painted for 550 at Earl Schieb...with a dent fixed in my front left fender. I know it obviously not the best quality, but i have gotten many compliments on my paint job.

my paint is about a year old now, and only have some minor chips in the front bumper as expected.


I am extremely happy with it, gave my car a nice new look...decide for yourself

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that is a nice job...black is pimpin on all celicasthumbsup


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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: gearSHIFTx] #319504 Nov 11, 1:44am Nov 11, 1:44am
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Originally Posted by gearSHIFTx
I got my Car re-painted for 550 at Earl Schieb...with a dent fixed in my front left fender. I know it obviously not the best quality, but i have gotten many compliments on my paint job.

my paint is about a year old now, and only have some minor chips in the front bumper as expected.


I am extremely happy with it, gave my car a nice new look...decide for yourself

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wow i remember trying to get my white 94 integra repainted black. had minor dents. the asking was 850 cheapest.


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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: genax] #319505 Nov 11, 1:54am Nov 11, 1:54am
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yah depends, my friend bought a yellow Si from a close friend and before it was yellow, it was blue, and previous owner still had the receipt for the paint job, 4gz eek

Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: FastCelicaGT22] #319506 Nov 11, 5:15pm Nov 11, 5:15pm
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Originally Posted by FastCelicaGT22
a lot depends on what paint you go with
95% of a good paint job has to deal with the prep work.

If you don't prep the car properly, you could use the finest paint in the world and it would still look like shit.


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Re: how much to repaint entire car? [Re: slidr] #319507 Nov 18, 12:24am Nov 18, 12:24am
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how much would it cost to just paint a spoiler?


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