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Dec 3, 10:55am - #342116 
Is this a good price for painting?

Ok, so the shop that has done body work on my car in the previous accidents I have been in quoted me this price for painting my Kaminari Urethane bodykit:

Front Bumper Cover - $150
Rear Bumper Cover - $150
Side Skirts - $200
TRD Head Light Covers - $0


The total cost is $500, and they were nice enough to offer to paint the headlight covers at no additional cost. Is this a fair deal? I'm not too sure what others have paid for theirs.


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Dec 3, 11:08am - #342117 
that sounds about right - usually it's about $200 per including install

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Dec 3, 11:10am - #342118 
This price does not include install. I told them I'd be delivering the pieces, then picking them up after painting, drying, curing process. Figured on installing them myself.


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Dec 3, 12:08pm - #342119 
i had a quote from maaco for 300.. not sure how the quality would look tho. idunno

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Dec 3, 12:32pm - #342120 
Depends on quality, type, and # of coats you are getting. But if its a autobody shop with a rep for good work, then that sounds about right.
The $300 maaco paint isn't that bad for the money but not very good quality. My friend had that done and you could see the white primer at some thin spots.

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Dec 3, 12:34pm - #342121 
Originally Posted by CRBN BLU
Ok, so the shop that has done body work on my car in the previous accidents I have been in quoted me this price for painting my Kaminari Urethane bodykit:

Front Bumper Cover - $150
Rear Bumper Cover - $150
Side Skirts - $200
TRD Head Light Covers - $0


The total cost is $500, and they were nice enough to offer to paint the headlight covers at no additional cost. Is this a fair deal? I'm not too sure what others have paid for theirs.


What kind of paint are they using?


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Dec 3, 12:40pm - #342122 
Maybe you should try not getting into accidents wink

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Dec 3, 12:42pm - #342123 
thats a good deal for a shop...

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Dec 3, 12:46pm - #342124 
Thats a great price if they do good work. I've seen quality shops charge over $800 for a good job.

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Dec 3, 1:30pm - #342125 
does it make any difference in price if the kit is Urethane or fiberglass? or the urethane is more expensive coz its flexible?


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Dec 3, 4:17pm - #342126 
Originally Posted by goose42
Maybe you should try not getting into accidents wink


HA HA HA... no, not really. The accidents were never my fault. I was rear ended TWICE while sitting at a stop. This is not because of the accidents.

Back to the real topic, Carbon Blue is a three stage paint process. So that's the price I was quoted. This shop does all the repair work for the largest automotive group in the area (about a dozen shops). I've had work done there three times now, and it's always been A+. So they're my first choice. I'm on a first name basis with the shop now. They know me as CRBN BLU.


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Dec 3, 11:04pm - #342127 
Maaco painted my kit for $275 with tax... and they said they would paint my headlight covers for under $50... They did an awesome job.

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